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By rabaker07, Senior Member on 11th December 2013, 02:04 PM
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Post photos and stories of your Nexus 5 that was dropped and how it fared...

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11th December 2013, 02:42 PM |#2  
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I dropped mine the other day. From waist height (I'm 5'8). I had it resting on a pouch on my duty belt and forgot it was there when I was walking to my car. Fell right to the ground and landed face down, I feared the worst. I picked it up and not a scratch.

My phone is in a ringke fusion case which now has a scuff on the corner (would have been a devastating blow for a naked phone). But all in all it survived.[COLOR="Silver"]


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11th December 2013, 02:47 PM |#3  
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Dropped mine 4 times on to concrete from about 3.5-4 feet.

I'm using the ringke slim case. It's landed all ways, even face down.

Not a scratch on the screen or camera. Ringke case slim corners see minor scratches but the actual nexus 5 looks perfect.
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11th December 2013, 02:50 PM |#4  
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I dropped my phone at a bar last over the weekend. Not sure how it landed, but the back of the phone came unsealed near the top. I pressed it back in, and at first glance it looked fine, but when I got home I noticed it doesn't quite seal the same. If I handed the phone to someone they probably wouldn't be able to tell , but I know it's there. Heh. Pressing on that same corner, it kinda, well, creaks a little...it's probably from the back of the phone. Everything works fine though thankfully.

While I've never used a case in a phone, this is only the second time I've dropped my phone in the last few years. The irony is I did buy a couple of cases for it, (the ones with the clear back) but they were so slippery I decided not to use them. I then ordered a bumper only style case (the abacus one) that came in the mail the day after it happened. :P

I'm sure I'll forget about it in a few weeks. Still not sure I want to use the bumper case though, it is too thick, and I think it actually will make me more likely to drop the phone. :P
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getting the official case was the best decision ever

I've dropped it multiple times and not a scratch
11th December 2013, 03:29 PM |#6  
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What's the point of this thread? ANY phone that gets dropped is just pure luck of the draw on the outcome, no phone is significantly different in any way on surviving or not surviving a fall. You could drop a phone 15 times from head height and never get damage and then drop it once from 12" and shatter the screen.
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getting the official case was the best decision ever

I've dropped it multiple times and not a scratch

It's overpriced

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11th December 2013, 04:14 PM |#8  
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Dropped mine on thanksgiving from waist height. Fell right on the screen. Scratched in a waning moon shape horizontally across the middle of the screen if you had it in portrait mode.

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11th December 2013, 04:45 PM |#9  
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Dropped mine.. and it was naked. No protectors or anything, It was in the first week I bought.

Dropped some like 4 feet above the ground and it fell above around 5 feet from myself. It survived ,.. a corner of the back slightly came out, I pushed it in and it did settle.. still the corner was slightly out. Went to LG and they said it is dropped and I ofcourse said , I didn't do it, it was the same when I got the phone :P so they opened the whole back panel and showed me the corner's plastic which was kinda bent slightly. They said it can be only because someone applied the pressure. They said don't worry, it's slightly out and it's hardly noticiable. My friend's have been seeing my phonefrom last 2 weeks and they still haven't figured out this.. so
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Post photos and stories of your Nexus 5 that was dropped and how it fared...

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my got dropped yesterday...screen is broken
11th December 2013, 04:56 PM |#11  
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I dropped mine from about 2-3 feet and the backing opened. It was naked and I was nervous as hell but it snapped back on. I hate cases but I'm really thinking about getting the official case after that.

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