Phone Scoop

printed August 29, 2015
See this page online at:
http://www.phonescoop.com/phones/p_forum.php?fm=m&ff=2647&fh=2421783

Home  ›  Phones  ›  Motorola  ›

Motorola i1

 

Info Photos Reviews  7 News Forum  

all discussions

Confused about the rugged part....

Jaden10

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...
...
joeybuschette

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
...
Benjy_26

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.
...
cellphonesaretools

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...
(continues)
...

You must log in to reply.

Please log in to report a message to the moderator.


all discussions

Subscribe to Phone Scoop News with RSS Follow @phonescoop on Twitter Phone Scoop on Facebook Subscribe to Phone Scoop on YouTube Follow on Instagram

 

All content Copyright 2001-2015 Phone Factor, LLC. All Rights Reserved.
Content on this site may not be copied or republished without formal permission.
1