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gorilla glass scratches ??? YES!

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By mojojuju, Junior Member on 14th June 2011, 05:24 PM
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Well i stratched mine ... actually my wife did. She picked a few shells from the beatch thru them in the bag where my phone was. Next thing that damn screen had scratches on it

Next day went and bought creen protector. I hate that because even if the screen is unbreakable, you can scratch it.

I do think that in normal use, that won;t happen but you you have a wife that loves sand ... and shells ... take care and good luck. I believe that sand will scratch that screen.
14th June 2011, 05:26 PM |#2  
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14th June 2011, 05:32 PM |#3  
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Gorilla glass is not unscratchable or unbreakable. Its advertised as stronger and less likely to scratch, but how much more stronger and scratch durable? My dell streak's gorilla glass shattered from a 3 foot faceplant. Granted it has a bigger surface area, it still shouldn't have shattered.

I never remove the factory screen cover until I have a skinomi or other type of protector ready to install.

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14th June 2011, 05:32 PM |#4  
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Your wife is blonde?
14th June 2011, 05:45 PM |#5  
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I take care of mine and only yesturday i noticed quite a few small scratchs so time for a screen protector,
14th June 2011, 05:46 PM |#6  
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Damn... The least you can ask for is a blo.... eh... a cold beer everyday for the next month :)

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14th June 2011, 05:47 PM |#7  
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Luckily I learned that lesson on my lg arena
14th June 2011, 06:04 PM |#8  
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Sand particles will scratch Gorilla glass.They are unprocessed glass after all! ;)

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14th June 2011, 06:24 PM |#9  
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There's also been three reported screen fractures. Two from falls, one from sitting on it. So it's definitely not unbreakable. I've got a Zagg Invisible Shield full body suit on mine. As far as encasing your phone in vinyl goes, it looks pretty good. It's dead if I drop it but at least it will die pretty.
14th June 2011, 06:27 PM |#10  
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I stopped using screen protectors when I got a DHD and never had any scratches on it, nor have I on my SGS2. That said, I treat the phone like it's my baby! I suppose accidents can happen to anyone though.

14th June 2011, 06:55 PM |#11  
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Having a screen protector will actually reduce chances of a glass shatter tremendously cause of the fact that the adhesive quality of any screen protector keeps the glass together making it less prone of shattering.

As far as scratches go, gorilla glass is definitely more resistant to scratches, but it never hurts to put a scratchguard on it, does it!
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