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Lol Dropped my HTC Desire on concrete by accident

Discussion in 'Mobile Phones & Tablets' started by Linx, 23 Apr 2010.

  1. Linx

    Gangster

    Joined: 14 Oct 2008

    Posts: 346

    Location: England, Worthing

    It slipped out of my hands, and hit the floor from about 5ft luckily nothing happened :) No scratches no cracks nothing xD The only thing is the backcase came off the phone lol, the screen is perfect, not a single imperfection.

    I think HTC have done a very good job in making the phone solid and durable, as I haven't got insurance and if I broke a £400+ phone I would of been annoyed to say the least.
     
  2. osc89er

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 7 Jan 2005

    Posts: 1,798

    Location: Glasgow

    You should probably be glad the back came off and all the energy went into moving that instead of cracking something.

    Do you have home insurance? Check it/upgrade it to include your phone and you're all set without an excessive insurance premium.
     
  3. Camalot

    Soldato

    Joined: 7 Mar 2005

    Posts: 6,633

    Location: Wolverhampton

    Lucky :eek:
     
  4. NickPembs

    Associate

    Joined: 27 Mar 2010

    Posts: 53

    Very Lucky
     
  5. markomania

    Hitman

    Joined: 15 Feb 2010

    Posts: 634

    Location: Birmingham

    Rather yours than mine :D
     
  6. unp|dissy

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 22 Feb 2010

    Posts: 2,185

    Location: Chester

    Ill swap you it for my hd2 :D
     
  7. mattbill

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 8 Sep 2006

    Posts: 1,109

    I dropped mine lol :(... slipped out the pouch and chipped the corner. Pretty gutted tbh, got insurance thankfully but doesn't make sense to use it cosmetic damage.
     
  8. andicole0

    Soldato

    Joined: 12 Sep 2005

    Posts: 6,347

    Location: Robertsbridge

    My wife knocked her smartphone off a table whilst it was charging. It landed directly on the power plug and smashed the internal connections. It worked but would no longer charge and it rattled!

    Andi.
     
  9. reflux

    Capodecina

    Joined: 15 Nov 2007

    Posts: 12,845

    Location: Enfield

    HTC phones seem to be made of pretty stern stuff. I dropped my Magic in a glass of water and after two weeks of drying, it works absolutely perfectly. Was well chuffed.
     
  10. Blackbadger

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 8 Oct 2008

    Posts: 1,209

    Still using my tytn ii, the amount of times I have taken it from my pocket them proceed to drop kick it across the road/pavement/bar is comical. Sure it does have a few cosmetic marks on the plastic, however it works just as well as the day I got it. In fact better due to some great cooks.
    HTC make very sturdy phones, although nothing ever comes close to the robustness/longevity of the Nokia 2210, that phone was military spec.