quote: the thinner and flexible plastic can bend to better absorb a physical impact
quote: or when having the same newtons of force applied to the corner of the iPhone 5 vs the S3 the iPhone will not crack the screen while the S3 (because of the flexibility of the plastic) does.
quote: I don't think we can get a perfect solution and it will be dependent on personal preference.
quote: The S3 does not use plastic, but polycarbonate, and so will the S4.
quote: The iPhone 5 doesn't use metal, but aluminum, and so will the iPhone 5S.
quote: would use plastic or move to more premium materials such as metal or even polycarbonate
quote: plastic: cheap material used for kids toysaluminum: wooooow, super light silver metalpolycarbonate: woooow, difficult name, must be some special high tech NASA stuff