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Old Dec 30, 2011, 11:15 PM   #1
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Do silicone/gel/plastic bumpers and cases offer THAT much protection?

How well do silicone/gel/plastic cases hold up against drops?
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i believe they do better than just a hard plastic case
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plastic don't offer much drop protection
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Apple bumper and not one scratch on my phone
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In another thread asking about the bumper I posted a link to this video:

It is a drop test in youtube. The iPhone/bumper did not break from normal heights.

The video is sponsored by an insurance company, so I expected the phone to break on the first fall.
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Bumpers do work. I dropped my 4S on the pavement and all that was damaged was the bumper that got a big dodgy on one of the corners with no damage what so ever to the phone itself.
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