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Motorola Outs the Kevlar-Lined Atrix HD with 4.5-Inch Display

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Kevlar is a Gimmick

Tofuchong

Jul 5, 2012, 1:14 PM
Everybody hears kevlar, and they instantly think MY PHONE IS BULLETPROOF OMG!!!

wrong.

Kevlar used to mean something, these days, when I hear it being included in the linkes of Cellular phones, thats just ridiculous.

I don't see Sonim advertising they put kevlar in any of their phones, but I bet just about any Sonim phone is tougher than this one is.
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tschlicht

Jul 5, 2012, 2:04 PM
I don't think they are indicating that you can shoot it with a gun. Just that it's not going to shatter when it hits the ground, as an iPhone does.
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Tofuchong

Jul 5, 2012, 5:47 PM
Nice dig on apple there, love it.

Yeah, I know what you mean - but the first thing that comes to mind when anybody hears the world Kevlar is "bulletproof", and the phone companies know that.

Speaking of Shattered iphones - on youtube, check out "Will it blend". There are two of them, one for the iPhone, and one for a Sonim phone.

Lets just say if you slow the video down to slow motion, the iPhone lasts less than 3 seconds and literally explodes into a billion tiny pieces, while the Sonim phone actuially remains in one piece for the entire blend.
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Boombocker

Jul 6, 2012, 8:11 AM
Laughing people may need Sonim but they WANT a cooler phone...
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T Bone

Jul 6, 2012, 10:55 PM
There's no such thing as 'bulletproof' anyway, it's just a question of how big a bullet is required to pierce it. And Kevlar can't deflect a straight shot anyway......

But I seriously doubt anyone is going to firing bullets at their phone because it has Kevlar on it...
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Jellz

Jul 7, 2012, 6:43 AM
I'm sure some idiot on YouTube will try it.
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T Bone

Jul 7, 2012, 12:54 PM
Well, they will also probably try to blend it....that's the kind of thing they do on You Tube...
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