1. EagleFox007's Avatar
    Yeah I'll still use a case but no longer for protection, just looks. I've never had like a slim naked case before. It'll be a nice change. But I have to use a case with grip cuz the naked iPhone is just too slippery for me. Same goes for screen protectors, I'll feel better this time around not using one. Only time will tell lol
    Exactly! You can now enjoy buying a case just for looks without worrying so much on protection. Plus, makes your phone ugly buying those bulky cases.
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    10-01-2015 06:34 AM
  2. EagleFox007's Avatar
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    I cannot stand the feel of screen protectors. Not to mention I don't think they really do much aside from provide a false sense of security. If the screen is going to shatter it's going to shatter. The screens are really, really difficult to scratch. I've seen tests where people have taken keys to an iPhone screen and it was barely noticeable. My wife casually throws her phone in her purse with her keys and whatever other jagged objects are in there on a daily basis and has never scratched a screen. She's owned iPhones since the iPhone 4 first came out.

    So, yeah, I'm not a fan lol
    Same here, I stopped using screen protector since I got my iPhone 4. I feel like they are just a waste of money.
    10-01-2015 06:36 AM
  3. EagleFox007's Avatar
    It's a nice video to instill some security in people who enjoy rocking the iPhone with no case, but I've seen a phone drop from just a couple of feet down and hit in just the right way to where it cracks the screen and leaves a nice dent in the aluminum. No thanks.
    Which phone? The 6S or the 6S Plus?
    10-01-2015 06:44 AM
  4. SprSynJn's Avatar
    After seeing a student of mine with her mangled up iPhone 6 after several drops, it would have to mighty convincing for me to not use a case or screen protector. I imagine the 7 will be even more durable, so I'll wait and see I suppose. I would be damn nervous though if I decided not to use one.
    10-01-2015 07:23 AM
  5. Rob Phillips's Avatar
    Failed experiment. I lasted about 8 hours without a case. The phone feels great in the hand and I personally love how it feels to swipe from the side on the beveled glass. All was well until my toddler woke up this morning. Noticing that my brand new 6s Plus was vulnerable sans case, he immediately tried to destroy it with great speed and precision. Luckily, Daddy is still quicker than he is.

    The case is back on now.
    10-01-2015 07:39 AM
  6. EagleFox007's Avatar
    Failed experiment. I lasted about 8 hours without a case. The phone feels great in the hand and I personally love how it feels to swipe from the side on the beveled glass. All was well until my toddler woke up this morning. Noticing that my brand new 6s Plus was vulnerable sans case, he immediately tried to destroy it with great speed and precision. Luckily, Daddy is still quicker than he is.

    The case is back on now.
    Did something happen to your phone or you caught in time? If nothing happen to your phone, why would you call it a failed experiment?
    10-01-2015 07:45 AM
  7. EagleFox007's Avatar
    After seeing a student of mine with her mangled up iPhone 6 after several drops, it would have to mighty convincing for me to not use a case or screen protector. I imagine the 7 will be even more durable, so I'll wait and see I suppose. I would be damn nervous though if I decided not to use one.
    The video shows iPhone 6 cracked easily and the metal frame was easily broken. Your student is lucky. Anyway, it's the new model 6S and 6S Plus is what we're talking about here.
    10-01-2015 08:00 AM
  8. SprSynJn's Avatar
    My student isn't lucky because her phone is cracked all over the screen. It still works, if that is what you're referencing, but I wouldn't call her experiences "lucky". I also know what the topic is, and my statement remains the same: I wouldn't roll without a case even if it were built with duranium.
    10-01-2015 08:34 AM
  9. Rob Phillips's Avatar
    Did something happen to your phone or you caught in time? If nothing happen to your phone, why would you call it a failed experiment?
    Phone is fine. It's a failed experiment because I lasted 8 hours without a case, and I was sleeping for 7 of them.
    10-01-2015 08:44 AM
  10. anon(5721830)'s Avatar
    I'm glad the 6s and 6s+ are stronger iPhones but there is no way I'm not using a case. I'm close to not using a screen protector but went with a glass one this time. Maybe with the 7...
    I assume you have the 6s/6s plus, mines on its way and was curious on if the glass screen protector works good with 3d touch and if you went with case friendly or if the standard would be ok.
    10-01-2015 08:58 AM
  11. j_benj's Avatar
    Pretty incredible drop test. I still use a case for better grip and a matte screen protector for that always-smooth feel, though.
    10-01-2015 10:09 AM
  12. daniesy's Avatar
    No matter how good or bad the iPhones perform in the drop/scratch tests, i'd never dare to leave mine without at least a screen protector on. It's like parking a $100k on the street.
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    10-01-2015 11:08 AM
  13. qbnkelt's Avatar
    Both new iPhones survived the 10 foot drop test face down. Watch the YouTube below.

    Awesome video! But....I will still protect my device.

    It's the awkward fall at an angle that could be problematic too.
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    10-01-2015 12:01 PM
  14. Timothy Thrash's Avatar
    24 hours into having my iPhone 6S Plus it feel out of my pocket getting out of my truck and cracked across the screen so......... Thank god for Apple Care. $129 + $99 later...
    10-01-2015 01:11 PM
  15. ultravisitor's Avatar
    I'll still use a case but no longer for protection, just looks.
    See, "looks" is exactly why I don't use a case. I'm not going to cheapen up the looks of a $1000 device by wrapping it up in a case, especially one that's plastic (shudder).

    I'm also not going to carry around an ugly brick so that the next person to have the phone gets to carry around a pretty device. If anyone is going to benefit from carrying and handling such a nicely designed phone, that person is going to be me.

    Protection? It's called insurance. If something happens, I can make a claim. Honestly, that's the whole purpose of paying for insurance in the first place.
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    10-01-2015 01:15 PM
  16. evorc's Avatar
    I cannot stand the feel of screen protectors. Not to mention I don't think they really do much aside from provide a false sense of security. If the screen is going to shatter it's going to shatter. The screens are really, really difficult to scratch. I've seen tests where people have taken keys to an iPhone screen and it was barely noticeable. My wife casually throws her phone in her purse with her keys and whatever other jagged objects are in there on a daily basis and has never scratched a screen. She's owned iPhones since the iPhone 4 first came out.

    So, yeah, I'm not a fan lol
    Exactly this! Screen protectors are a waste and affects your experience with the touch feel. Glass protectors are better with touch but adds bulk! I'm anti bulk!!!
    10-01-2015 01:32 PM
  17. evorc's Avatar
    See, "looks" is exactly why I don't use a case. I'm not going to cheapen up the looks of a $1000 device by wrapping it up in a case, especially one that's plastic (shudder).

    I'm also not going to carry around an ugly brick so that the next person to have the phone gets to carry around a pretty device. If anyone is going to benefit from carrying and handling such a nicely designed phone, that person is going to be me.

    Protection? It's called insurance. If something happens, I can make a claim. Honestly, that's the whole purpose of paying for insurance in the first place.
    I totally agree. Sure you spent a lot of money on the phone, but why not enjoy the beautiful design and make your money's worth! People worry too much on keeping the device perfect for the next owner lol.
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    10-01-2015 01:37 PM
  18. jjtheprince's Avatar
    One of my co workers has had a 6s for four days now, has a case but no screen protector. I advised that he should get one but she shrugged it off & said the screens are more durable now. Today she comes in griping about a nasty scratch in her screen & has no idea how it even happened.
    10-01-2015 03:19 PM
  19. pappy53's Avatar
    Exactly this! Screen protectors are a waste and affects your experience with the touch feel. Glass protectors are better with touch but adds bulk! I'm anti bulk!!!
    Not a waste, if you want to keep a high resale value.
    10-01-2015 03:20 PM
  20. grevan88's Avatar
    Ive never ever ever used a case or screen protector for any phone I have ever owned and have only broken/damaged 1 phone. Companies like BlackBerry, Apple and Samsung etc. invest tens to hundreds of millions of dollars on R&D to make a perfectly strong, thin, balanced and good looking phone and protecting it with a case is blasphemy.

    Use that one extra brain cell and that one extra second to make sure you are grabbing your phone right and are being extra careful and don't waste your money and looks on cases.

    And if it DOES break?? Oh well, you're gonna buy a new one next September anyway.
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    10-01-2015 04:21 PM
  21. evorc's Avatar
    One of my co workers has had a 6s for four days now, has a case but no screen protector. I advised that he should get one but she shrugged it off & said the screens are more durable now. Today she comes in griping about a nasty scratch in her screen & has no idea how it even happened.
    Probably a scratch in the Oleophobic coating. I doubt the glass is scratched.
    10-01-2015 04:23 PM
  22. rodeTrip's Avatar
    i am aware that the new iphone is very durable and tough. but i am not ballsy enough to carry it around naked.. i would love to not have a case on it tho! it feels so nice in the hand naked, but sometimes it can be a little slippery still. and i like to go out to parties/raves/festivals a lot, and i definitely need a case on my baby! im currently using a TPU clear neon orange case on mine.. the edge of the case glows under a black light, so it looks sick!! and you can still see the beautiful rose gold
    10-01-2015 05:00 PM
  23. pantlesspenguin's Avatar
    Ive never ever ever used a case or screen protector for any phone I have ever owned and have only broken/damaged 1 phone. Companies like BlackBerry, Apple and Samsung etc. invest tens to hundreds of millions of dollars on R&D to make a perfectly strong, thin, balanced and good looking phone and protecting it with a case is blasphemy.

    Use that one extra brain cell and that one extra second to make sure you are grabbing your phone right and are being extra careful and don't waste your money and looks on cases.

    And if it DOES break?? Oh well, you're gonna buy a new one next September anyway.
    Meh. I like the way my Apple midnight blue leather case and Zagg screen protector looks. I gave my phone a leather jacket and glasses to match its owner .
    10-01-2015 07:42 PM
  24. Stan Jackson's Avatar
    I paid like 10 bucks for a glass screen protector from Amazon, and its still holding up; zero bubbles I might add. As far as cases, I always keep a case on mine. Back in the day, I would slap a big ol' bulky case on my device but, those days are over. I prefer a very slim case that offers minimum protection. I have an Apple leather case which I love, and a few more slim cases. Add that with the glass protector and I am good. Now, if they make a phone that's durable like the old school Nokia phone, then I would go naked with no fear at all.
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    10-01-2015 07:43 PM
  25. SnapThrow's Avatar
    See, "looks" is exactly why I don't use a case. I'm not going to cheapen up the looks of a $1000 device by wrapping it up in a case, especially one that's plastic (shudder).
    I think think the iPhones look better in the Apple cases, especially the leather ones -- and they feel better in the hand too. But I agree that a lot of the cases I see out there (and in these forums) are hideous -- especially the big bulky ones.
    10-01-2015 08:46 PM
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