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Confused about the rugged part....


Jun 22, 2010, 12:47 AM
This may sound trivial, but it is important to me.

I know this phone is going to be a boon for Nextel, Southernlinc and Boost Mobile. But here is the thing.

How in God's name can you call a phone Rugged when it has a ton of Glass real estate? Is the glass shatter proof? I would be scared of having the damn thing on a holster or in my pocket in the chance and if I drop it the glass would spiderweb...

Jun 30, 2010, 4:06 PM
I know it's a little late but the glass is designed to be basically bullet proof. I've heard it can take a man jumping up and down on it so I'm sure it's tough

Jul 19, 2010, 12:32 PM
Mil spec 810 is basically a standard for dust and water. It does not mean that the device is bulletproof.

Aug 12, 2010, 11:38 AM
Benjy_26 said:
Mil spec 810 is basically a standard for dust and water. It does not mean that the device is bulletproof.

810 includes FAR more than just dust & water intrusion. Google it or go to Wikipedia for a good overview of all that this particular standard includes.

That said, one has to be careful to read exactly WHICH sections of Mil-810F the manufacturer is claiming they meet.

Regarding the question about the glass screen on the i1, of course it is absolutely not going to be bulletproof, and in some impacts it will break or damage the glass.

You can rest assured that the glass material is indeed designed to be as resistant to damage as it can reasonably be, so it won't shatter if you jus...

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