1. J-Dam's Avatar
    http://https://www.theverge.com/2019/5/28/18642547/google-pixel-3a-bend-scratch-test-durable

    This brings me a great sense of relief. I have been walking around like i was holding an egg shell in my hand.
    jhilker likes this.
    05-28-2019 05:06 PM
  2. J Dubbs's Avatar
    I love to watch Zach torture phones lol. I'm glad to see how well built the 3a is, I might be picking one up as a backup phone for my wife. She always puts her phones in wallet cases, so it should last her forever ;-)
    05-29-2019 07:18 AM
  3. johnnyshinta's Avatar
    Plastic phones may not be "premium" but they are fairly durable. I know there are exceptions (looking at you Nextbit Robin) but overall they aren't susceptible to the same things as glass phones such as cracking/shattering
    Elky64 and J Dubbs like this.
    06-07-2019 03:56 PM
  4. johnnyshinta's Avatar
    How durable to do you guys thing the home button is? I may have had my phone in my hand when I might have had to slam my breaks and I could have pressed it rather hard
    06-07-2019 05:37 PM
  5. Theot's Avatar
    How durable to do you guys thing the home button is? I may have had my phone in my hand when I might have had to slam my breaks and I could have pressed it rather hard ������
    I think the home button is virtually indestructible.
    06-07-2019 06:12 PM
  6. johnnyshinta's Avatar
    Whoops... Meant the power button
    06-07-2019 07:19 PM
  7. Theot's Avatar
    Whoops... Meant the power button
    Lol, sorry, could resist!
    06-07-2019 08:34 PM
  8. johnnyshinta's Avatar
    Lol no worries. I feel like it's pretty solid but I always worry about moving parts and their longevity
    06-07-2019 09:10 PM
  9. Morty2264's Avatar
    It always pains me to watch these kinds of videos... But then again, when you so see them, you at least realize that your phone is more durable than you thought it was!
    J Dubbs and johnnyshinta like this.
    06-09-2019 10:00 PM
  10. johnnyshinta's Avatar
    How are the 3a/3a xls holding up? Mine has yet to be in a case and is doing pretty well.
    07-01-2019 05:20 AM
  11. Mike Dee's Avatar
    Plastic phones may not be "premium" but they are fairly durable. I know there are exceptions (looking at you Nextbit Robin) but overall they aren't susceptible to the same things as glass phones such as cracking/shattering
    That "premium" term means absolutely nothing in my book. Durability is the key.... Moto had it right prior to Lenovo when they made Kevlar backed phones. Not only were they durable....grippy too. Right not I have a ceramic backed phone which is more durable than against drops than glass but I still keep it in a case.
    J Dubbs likes this.
    07-01-2019 05:35 AM
  12. moonoverparma00's Avatar
    My 3a XL is tweaked, twisted.
    07-05-2019 05:36 PM
  13. J Dubbs's Avatar
    My 3a XL is tweaked, twisted.
    So what did you do to the poor thing Belushi ? Take it to a frat house party ? lol
    07-06-2019 01:45 AM
  14. moonoverparma00's Avatar
    I've used this phone for a week since switching carriers. The only thing I can think of is too much heat in my work truck.
    07-06-2019 09:39 AM
  15. jhilker's Avatar
    I've used this phone for a week since switching carriers. The only thing I can think of is too much heat in my work truck.
    I think that would do it with a plastic body. I use a vent holder so mine is always near some a/c, so I hope that will work to my advantage.
    07-06-2019 10:04 AM
  16. iOSuSER2019's Avatar
    My 3a XL is tweaked, twisted.
    Mine was like that when I got it. I laid it down on the table and you can rock it a little. Not a big deal though.
    07-07-2019 08:33 PM
  17. moonoverparma00's Avatar
    I actually very carefully bent back to being straight.
    johnnyshinta likes this.
    07-08-2019 04:36 PM

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