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Thread: iPhone 4 Survives 13,500 Foot Fall - Much To The Surprise Of The Owner

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    Quote Originally Posted by javiert30 View Post
    Just for survive, that iPhone deserve a free repair service...
    +1 lol

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    lol good thing it didnt hit anyone

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    Quote Originally Posted by Orby View Post
    Totally on it.

    https://twitter.com/#!/orbyorb/status/93191217579438081

    (I'm sorry, Josh, for continually derailing your news thread...)
    No, this is entertaining to say the least; keep up the banter. That's what makes this community alive!

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    Apple already thought of this scenario and will introduce the solution with the onset of ios5......landing gear!

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    lol, and the cost to repair it? let me guess? a cost of a new iphone, to me from that picture it did not survived its barley usable... i mean would you use your iphone like that? that is definitely broken

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    Man, if that were to of hit someone, probably a either way there's most likely a chunk taken out of that building at least to some degree.

    I mean take your iPhone 4 now and throw it at something it'll do some damage!!!

  9. #29
    Now if someone would try this with an Otterbox... I'm curious of the results.

  10. #30
    When they say "survived", they mean it didn't shatter apart into a thousand pieces like some electronic devices would have if dropped from that height. Theoretically you could buy new glass and repair the phone, although I'd still be a bit wary of the condition of internal parts like the gyroscope and accelerometer.

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    Hey mom! What is that? A bird? A plane? No thats just an iphone?!?!? ::

    What wouldve been funny but unfortunate was if the iphone actually hit someone or broke an arm or something! While People r signing their cast, theyd be like "yea i broke my arm getting hit by a falling iphone"
    Last edited by indyracer05; 07-19-2011 at 07:23 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dizvietkid View Post
    A flip phone can do better
    Possibly, but a flip phone Isn't the remarkably engineered handheld computer that can do everything besides maybe make your breakfast and isn't made out of glass like the iPhone. I could definitely see it surviving landing on grass, but the top of a building? Dang! Truly remarkable.

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    It won't make my breakfast but it can tell me how to make it.

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    I see these and just don't get it. *knock on wood* I have dropped my iPhone4 multiple times and it has been flawless. I threw a simple plastic shell case on it that came free for the antennagate issue and it has been golden.

    My 3G I broke every month for the most simple things.

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    Ohhh shoot! I heard that Apple is now applying for a drop-phone patent.. is this ever happen again apple will sue him and ban him from skydiving in the US.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Orby View Post
    Totally on it.

    https://twitter.com/#!/orbyorb/status/93191217579438081

    (I'm sorry, Josh, for continually derailing your news thread...)
    HAHA awesome

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    Quote Originally Posted by ihappy View Post
    Someone call Guiness now. Hurry
    lol i second that
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    That is cool... so the damage is the same from terminal velocity and 5 foot... kind of looks like apple wants you to replace the front and back at any distance...

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    Or until apple releases the next generation... :P

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    Quote Originally Posted by Motor City Fats View Post
    That is cool... so the damage is the same from terminal velocity and 5 foot... kind of looks like apple wants you to replace the front and back at any distance...
    Maybe you should umm... NOT DROP YOUR PHONE!!! Or, put a cheap case on it. The iPhone was not meant to be dropped onto concrete. Must be a design flaw...

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