08-22-2011 11:35 PM
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  1. chillenj60's Avatar
    I got it for 160 with no tax on the letstalk deal over the weekend. I thought that was really good, but 150 is better if it was tax free.
    me too. curious to see if costco undercuts it or not, and if so, by how much. may not be worth returning and transferring everything for $20-$30, but depends on how much costco's price is. if you buy from let's talk, do they reverse the upgrade and make you immediately eligible for upgrade when you get an RMA, or do they have to get the phones back first? i just don't want to have to wait for the phones to get returned to then be eligible for upgrade in costco's system.
    06-05-2011 07:41 PM
  2. Stang68's Avatar
    I just got a scratch on my screen. It may not be gorilla glass.
    06-05-2011 08:57 PM
  3. Cruiserdude's Avatar
    All the other Galaxy S phones have it, so of course this does too. And its definitely possible to scratch Gorilla Glass, just takes a grain of the right kind of sand.
    06-05-2011 09:10 PM
  4. saillling4life's Avatar
    me too. curious to see if costco undercuts it or not, and if so, by how much. may not be worth returning and transferring everything for $20-$30, but depends on how much costco's price is. if you buy from let's talk, do they reverse the upgrade and make you immediately eligible for upgrade when you get an RMA, or do they have to get the phones back first? i just don't want to have to wait for the phones to get returned to then be eligible for upgrade in costco's system.
    Costco is going to have a sale starting June 9th, I belive I'll be $139 off. I don't know how long this deal will last but there is also a thread for it.
    06-05-2011 09:21 PM
  5. trigun123478's Avatar
    I don't think it does have gorilla glass. It scratches to easy. So my first charge I dropped it and the screen got scratched,so I ordered a replacement and that one had a scratch on it so I told verizon and they sent another one.The third one was worse than the 1st and 2nd one. The 2nd one was the best with one little scratch,but then I turn it on and it has a dead pixel. I kept the 2nd one because I'm tired of switching phones. I've dropped my old phones like the samsung fascinate on its screen before with no scratches,so unless some one can show documentation I beleive it doesn't.
    08-15-2011 12:02 PM
  6. fortesquieu's Avatar
    I don't think it does have gorilla glass. It scratches to easy. So my first charge I dropped it and the screen got scratched,so I ordered a replacement and that one had a scratch on it so I told verizon and they sent another one.The third one was worse than the 1st and 2nd one. The 2nd one was the best with one little scratch,but then I turn it on and it has a dead pixel. I kept the 2nd one because I'm tired of switching phones. I've dropped my old phones like the samsung fascinate on its screen before with no scratches,so unless some one can show documentation I beleive it doesn't.
    We have the similar situation, its not even funny!! haha

    My first Charge has call problems, so I got a replacement, it came with some scratches on it. So they sent another one, which also has a dead pixel! I'm now on the third one.
    08-15-2011 12:37 PM
  7. atlantar6's Avatar
    I found 2 small scratches. Had he phone for 2 months. I bought a bodyguardz wet screen protector and really like it. Always hated screen protectors but knowing my screen isn't getting jacked up in my pocket is worth it.
    08-15-2011 07:29 PM
  8. trigun123478's Avatar
    I found 2 small scratches. Had he phone for 2 months. I bought a bodyguardz wet screen protector and really like it. Always hated screen protectors but knowing my screen isn't getting jacked up in my pocket is worth it.
    Well the one I have now has a small scratch at the top,which I said screw it but then I found a dead pixel right in the middle of the screen.Thought I could deal but its starting to bug me. Why does the screen scatch so easy? Anybody think i can call samsung and get them to fix it?
    08-15-2011 08:45 PM
  9. Droid800's Avatar
    Well the one I have now has a small scratch at the top,which I said screw it but then I found a dead pixel right in the middle of the screen.Thought I could deal but its starting to bug me. Why does the screen scatch so easy? Anybody think i can call samsung and get them to fix it?
    Gorilla glass still scratches and it still breaks. A common myth is that it is somehow indestructible thanks to the gorilla glass. It is not. Samsung will do nothing for you.
    08-15-2011 10:22 PM
  10. trigun123478's Avatar
    Gorilla glass still scratches and it still breaks. A common myth is that it is somehow indestructible thanks to the gorilla glass. It is not. Samsung will do nothing for you.
    Yes but I have dropped phones that I have had in the past, Like the fascinate or the moto droid they have landed on there screen before and there were no scratches on the screen. I know how strong gorilla glass is. The charge will get scratched just sitting in your pocket. The fact that I got two replacement charges and they both have scratches on there screens tells me something. Also the charges screen even feels different. I was hoping Samsung could help me since it has the dead pixel.
    08-16-2011 12:18 AM
  11. Droid800's Avatar
    Yes but I have dropped phones that I have had in the past, Like the fascinate or the moto droid they have landed on there screen before and there were no scratches on the screen. I know how strong gorilla glass is. The charge will get scratched just sitting in your pocket. The fact that I got two replacement charges and they both have scratches on there screens tells me something. Also the charges screen even feels different. I was hoping Samsung could help me since it has the dead pixel.
    You're letting your imagination get to you. It has Gorilla Glass. I could go into some long explanation about the intricacies of glass engineering, etc., but I won't. Long story short, every piece of glass is different, and every design is different. If you dropped three different phones the exact same way, different things would happen to each. It sucks, but its the nature of the beast.
    08-16-2011 12:35 AM
  12. jason821's Avatar
    You're letting your imagination get to you. It has Gorilla Glass. I could go into some long explanation about the intricacies of glass engineering, etc., but I won't. Long story short, every piece of glass is different, and every design is different. If you dropped three different phones the exact same way, different things would happen to each. It sucks, but its the nature of the beast.
    I don't think this phone has the same glass as a fascinate. My fascinate was beaten and battered and the screen was scratch free. The charge screen is full of scratches.
    08-16-2011 09:26 AM
  13. swenpro's Avatar
    Steinheil ultra oleophobic screen protector. Awesome feel, perfect clarity, barely a fingerprint visible.

    Droid Charge - Tapatalk
    08-16-2011 09:47 AM
  14. trigun123478's Avatar
    I don't think this phone has the same glass as a fascinate. My fascinate was beaten and battered and the screen was scratch free. The charge screen is full of scratches.
    That's what I was saying, I've dropped my fascinate a lot and no scatches at all glad someone else noticed. The charge is using something different. I'm going to get it replaced again because of the dead pixel,but like I said the 2nd charge they send had scatches all over the screen. How much is that screen protector? What do you guys think of zag screen protector that best buy sells?
    08-16-2011 12:03 PM
  15. swenpro's Avatar
    That's what I was saying, I've dropped my fascinate a lot and no scatches at all glad someone else noticed. The charge is using something different. I'm going to get it replaced again because of the dead pixel,but like I said the 2nd charge they send had scatches all over the screen. How much is that screen protector? What do you guys think of zag screen protector that best buy sells?
    About $14 for the Steinheils, includes 2 protectors. Definitely the best protector I've tried to date. Realook crystal clear protectors attract too many fingerprints, and the anti-fingerprint protectors lose too much of the SAMOLED+ clarity.

    Droid Charge - Tapatalk
    08-16-2011 07:03 PM
  16. Droid800's Avatar
    I don't think this phone has the same glass as a fascinate. My fascinate was beaten and battered and the screen was scratch free. The charge screen is full of scratches.
    Its all gorilla glass. There is no difference in the material. What you may be seeing is scratches in the oleophobic coating, which the Fascinate did not have.
    08-17-2011 12:51 AM
  17. Rudolphe's Avatar
    All the other Galaxy S phones have it, so of course this does too. And its definitely possible to scratch Gorilla Glass, just takes a grain of the right kind of sand.
    Or the right kind of metal. My wedding ring's made of Tungsten, completely owned my Droid X's screen.
    08-17-2011 11:20 AM
  18. delco714's Avatar
    Bottom line: this screen scratches my moto droid (og) didn't!
    08-17-2011 12:11 PM
  19. rbess1965's Avatar
    Interesting.
    "Due to customer agreements, we cannot identify all devices that feature Gorilla Glass. Your favorite device may include Gorilla Glass, even if you don't see it listed. Ask your manufacturer or retailer to learn more."
    Source: CORNING GORILLA GLASS | PRODUCTS WITH GORILLA
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    08-17-2011 03:37 PM
  20. trigun123478's Avatar
    Interesting.
    "Due to customer agreements, we cannot identify all devices that feature Gorilla Glass. Your favorite device may include Gorilla Glass, even if you don't see it listed. Ask your manufacturer or retailer to learn more."
    Source: CORNING GORILLA GLASS | PRODUCTS WITH GORILLA
    Called Samsung rep could not find any info on what type of glass its using.
    08-17-2011 09:33 PM
  21. piizzadude's Avatar
    it is gorilla glass, no normal glass could put up with what I have put my phone though in the last 24 hours without a scratch
    08-17-2011 11:38 PM
  22. Plucknbach's Avatar
    I tested my drod x2 with gg and my new charge.

    I dropped a 1.5 lb solid steel ball bearing from 4ft on both and both had the same crack pattern. I believe both are gg glass. the cracks were not as substantial as my original drioid which shattered. I'm waiting for my new charge to replace the one that sort of cracked during the gg test.

    i'll post pics to show.
    08-22-2011 03:28 PM
  23. Rudolphe's Avatar
    I tested my drod x2 with gg and my new charge.

    I dropped a .5 lb solid steel ball bearing on both and both had the same crack pattern. I believe both are gg glass. the cracks were not as substantial as my original drioid which shattered. I'm waiting for my new charge to replace the one that sort of cracked during the gg test.
    I can understand a blog or company or whatever that has "disposable" income to spend on devices doing stress test on them... But someone who does it then has to wait for a replacement intentionally damaging their devices?... wow.
    08-22-2011 03:30 PM
  24. fortesquieu's Avatar
    Alright, so I asked Samsung CS on Twitter, this is what I got:

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    08-22-2011 07:50 PM
  25. trigun123478's Avatar
    I tested my drod x2 with gg and my new charge.

    I dropped a 1.5 lb solid steel ball bearing from 4ft on both and both had the same crack pattern. I believe both are gg glass. the cracks were not as substantial as my original drioid which shattered. I'm waiting for my new charge to replace the one that sort of cracked during the gg test.

    i'll post pics to show.
    Are you crazy?

    Also I guess it does have gorrila glass, must have some sort of coating on the glass that shows scratches.
    08-22-2011 11:35 PM
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