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Review: Samsung Galaxy Note II for Verizon Wireless

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Dec 6, 2012, 2:57 PM


While I understand the wish list for better build look and feel, I become disappointed in the overlook of the plastic material.

Rather a resin/vinyl material, it is the same material used in safety helmets. Does this make it lack durability? The polycarbonate material absorbs impact far better than stiffer material. This means it protects the cargo inside much better. Thus why they use this material. When insurance claims are made on phones, I think it is far less expensive to repair and refurbish a handset where the inner components haven't been sacrificed due to hard impact. As cars are made to absorb impact to protect the occupants. It is cheaper to total a vehicle rather than pay out very expensive health and medical insurance.

I agree with you 100%.

I have this device on Sprint and yes plasticy does describe the feel a bit slick for my taste but the specs far outweigh this skin deep review.

This phone makes for a great daily driver, the size does take a bit getting ...
I used to think the same thing about the build until I got one. When I use it, I'm not thinking about the image of it all, I tend to be focused on the use of it. With the cost to replace device if it is damages being on the high side, I bought a sho...
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