Does your bumper/case/screenprotector protect your iphone 4 100% when it falls ?

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by bo-waleed, Aug 29, 2010.

  1. bo-waleed macrumors 6502

    Oct 15, 2009
    if so what kind of bumper/case/screen protector are you using ??
  2. adztaylor macrumors 68000

    Aug 20, 2009
    Preston, UK
    The white Apple bumper protected my phone when I dropped it lol. Dropped mine on the corner of the jagged ground, not a single scratch or dint on the phone but took a massive chunk out of the bumper. It isn't the most protective thing in the world but protected my phone then haha.
  3. jmann macrumors 604


    Dec 8, 2007
    bump on a log in a hole in the bottom of the sea
    I've dropped my iPhone while having the bumper (only a short distance) and while wearing the Belkin clear Micra (a bit longer of a drop) and it turned out fine both times. It all depends on what type of surface you drop it on.
  4. makefunnyfaces macrumors 6502a

    Jun 12, 2010
    West Virginia
    I've dropped mine several times while using the Grove Bamboo case, Bumper, & PixelSkin HD. No scratches, dents, or damage done on anything.
  5. draz macrumors 6502a

    Jun 20, 2010
    It really depends on what part of the phone takes the most impact from the fall.

    The bigger the material that is placed on the phone the less of an impact the phone feels. Slapping an Otterbox Defender on there is prob as best you can get, if you like a big bulky phone. Putting an Invisible Shield Max Protection everywhere on it is the least you can do but if it falls the shield wouldn't protect much. There are soft silicone cases and hard ones, each offer their own protection during a fall.... But it is what you like and how careful you are with your phone.

    Just be careful and the phone will last.
  6. Hype2k2 macrumors 6502


    Jul 14, 2010
    Houston, Texas
    Otterbox Defender, and I've made the mistake of telling how durable it is to friends, and them getting the idea to test my phone themselves... My iPhone still works, so it's good.
  7. ideal.dreams macrumors 68020


    Jul 19, 2010
    I dropped mine on our pebble-rock floor in our patio. The case got chipped, but my iPhone has no scratches or dents or anything. I'm using the Clear Belkin case from the free case program.
  8. kingdLo macrumors 6502

    Mar 20, 2009
    I've dropped mine several times while working onto a metal surface(only about a 1-2 ft drop at most) and it's come back perfect every time. It even survived a flat fall directly onto the LCD. I only rock screen protectors on both sides.
  9. bo-waleed thread starter macrumors 6502

    Oct 15, 2009
  10. ikaveh macrumors regular

    Nov 2, 2008
    I havent used any but watched some reviews on youtube
    if you dont mind a bulky case your best choice would be speck candyshell. its a little bit thick and heavy though.
  11. AaronE macrumors 6502

    Dec 31, 2006
    North Carolina
    Dropped mine the other night on pavement from like 5 feet up. Had the bumper on it, but the phone still chipped in a few places on the plastic piece between the bezel and screen.

    The bumper still managed to protect the screen and everything else so I'm happy.
  12. Evacity macrumors newbie

    Nov 8, 2009
    Forgot my phone on my hood. Drove home which was about a mile, when i put on the brakes to slow down in to the driveway, the phone went flying. Only problem is a scuff in the bumper and a torn BSE.

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