1. MrAnonymous's Avatar
    As for me, it has only dropped once. Thankfully, there was no visual damage. What about you?
    01-05-2010 09:21 PM
  2. Brickman's Avatar
    Who knows! More times than I care to admit.

    But that is why I spent the money on an Otterbox.
    01-05-2010 10:09 PM
  3. cobra302's Avatar
    Thank God i haven't dropped it yet! *looks for wood!*
    01-05-2010 10:10 PM
  4. SaberSerene's Avatar
    I just got my 3GS last night and yeah no drops here lol
    01-05-2010 10:11 PM
  5. whmurray's Avatar
    As for me, it has only dropped once. Thankfully, there was no visual damage. What about you?
    Half a dozen. Twice in parking lots. Once I drove away and did not know that I had dropped it until my Bluetooth beeped. Most recent time was today. So far, no damage.

    That said, the hardware is consumable. The value is in the data (e.g., contacts, calendar, music, books, movies, trips) and apps. All of these are backed up.
    01-05-2010 11:24 PM
  6. PinkBanana's Avatar
    Not dropped it once yet...Nearly dropped it a few times but managed to catch it. Quick Reflexes lol!
    01-06-2010 04:17 AM
  7. OlegWasHere's Avatar
    I have my 3GS for about a month now
    i didn't drop it yet but i was rushing (at work) and forgot it was in my pocket and pretty much dropped a 10lb box right on the screen
    i was ****ting myself but luckily there was no damage.
    01-06-2010 07:29 AM
  8. lungho's Avatar
    I used to have a leather slipcase for my 3G that clipped to my belt. I was walking my dog around the block when my phone "slipped" out of the slipcase, hit the asphalt landing hard on the phone's corner and then slid 2ft. on it's face. The result?

    No scratches on the glass screen...thank God it wasn't plastic....nor was the screen cracked. Plus a small ding on the corner with a few scratches on the casing. The phone still works perfect!
    01-06-2010 07:41 AM
  9. Rich's Avatar
    Once, down a flight of stairs, with the iPhone crashing into my metal and glass entertainment center.

    Result; not even a scratch!
    01-06-2010 04:00 PM
  10. iquinn's Avatar
    This whole thread is just a batch of bad karma waiting to happen. LOL
    01-06-2010 05:38 PM
  11. stuffradio's Avatar
    Twice, but it's gotten more damage being in my pocket when I used to put my keys in the same pocket, lol. The result? A few scratches on the screen, but nothing too bad.
    01-08-2010 11:41 AM
  12. Lady Kaede's Avatar
    Twice in 4 mos. Speck Candyshell helped. No damage soever.
    01-08-2010 11:53 AM
  13. missdee's Avatar
    i think i am too paranoid about it.. i never dropped my 3g unless it was on the couch or somewhere soft, and havent dropped my 3gs either... im not always being the most balanced person, but i think i am always watching out in the back of my mind that i dont drop it!
    01-08-2010 12:08 PM
  14. -ND4SPD-'s Avatar
    I've had mine for 3 weeks now. I just finally got around to putting an incase slider & an invisishield screen protector on it last night. What do you know... Today I dropped it as I'm getting out the car right on the asphalt. Luckily it's undamaged!
    01-10-2010 12:55 AM
  15. cmsy27's Avatar
    I've dropped my phone once but it was in a leather case with a flip cover so it didn't take any damage.
    01-10-2010 12:59 AM
  16. Jay-Lee's Avatar
    Haven't dropped it yet...going on three weeks lol. (I'm probably going to drop it tomorrow though, d'oh!)
    01-13-2010 12:32 AM
  17. PRON3's Avatar
    Haven't dropped yet (knocks on wood). Hopefully the speck candyshell works as advertised if a drop occurs...
    01-13-2010 08:16 AM
  18. S.Casey's Avatar
    Those slip cases are hazardous, I tell you. I used to have a leather one that had a flap that covered the front. It was a tight fit for the longest time. I used to fold the cover back to use the phone at times (to contain it --the cover), but beware b/c the slip mesh fitting sleeve gets loose over time. Don't get accustomed to being able to hold your phone upside down for any reason--pictures or whatever 'cause it will one day fall out. Mine did one night and hit the tile in my foyer. SPLAT.....CLACK...CLACK...CLACK, etc... Not a good sound! Luckily there was no observable damage. I was impressed to say the least. After that, that case was out. I then bought a rubberized, vinyl skinned snap case from 'MyBat' that I have used ever since. I must say here though that I really enjoy the feel of the phone with no case. It has such a cool feel. (sorry, but it does.) I keep it in an empty front pocket of
    my jeans when not in use. The prob w/ cases in general is that they don't work with all the accessories and you're constantly
    taking them off and on. Bummer. In my truck I have the suction cup holder that attaches to the windshield and holds the phone in accessability and it req. the phone to be naked, so more oft than not I just leave it that way.
    01-15-2010 02:30 AM
  19. PRON3's Avatar
    S. Casey - Can't respond directly (too few posts)

    Thus far, I've been pleased with the case. A very hard plastic outer shell with rubberized liner and edges. If I ever drop it I'll let you know how it actually worked out.
    01-15-2010 07:50 AM
  20. rknowlt's Avatar
    I drop my 3GS at least 5 times a week. It doesn't even phase me anymore. There are some scratches on the back and a small crack but nothing major. I only use a case while I am snowboarding, but then I put the serious protection on with an otterbox defender.
    01-15-2010 09:54 AM
  21. sting7k's Avatar
    Once, taking it out of my pocket to put through the Xray machine at work. Hit the metal rail, scratch on the screen. I was surprised how little it really bothered me. At this point my theory was it will make my iPhone look like a veteran.
    01-15-2010 10:34 AM
  22. drian's Avatar
    I've never dropped it anywhere dangerous
    01-15-2010 02:17 PM
  23. Indygangsta's Avatar
    had it for 6 months dropped about 6 times or so, one was in the parking lot, my fiance and her brother were play fighting, he had my phone and i wasnt paying attention, luckily capsule rebel saved it not even one scratch, other than that just a few drops on a carpet floor
    01-15-2010 03:02 PM
  24. NYC718's Avatar
    Haven't dropped my phone since the day I got it 2 months ago Hope I never do.
    01-15-2010 04:09 PM
  25. Hack-My-i's Avatar
    had it for a few months, dropped it about 3 times - no damage
    01-15-2010 05:19 PM
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