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    Is Invisible Shield by Zagg enough to stop the Iphone 4 from shattering when dropped?

    I'm a little worried about breaking my Iphone 4 when it gets here and bought the fully body maximum protection invisible shield for it.

    If I drop it (which is going to happen) will this be enough or do I need to get a bumper or something?

    I'm kind of wondering if this is just a flawed design...the glass is raised above the body, so if you drop it the wrong way it will shatter just like any other piece of glass

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    No. It won't stop it from shatter.
    I would get a Bumper which will raise it slightly but it is better to get a hard case or something for it.

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    No way; Zagg's only protecting it from scratches.

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    ZAGG IS provides no impact protection, as those above have stated. It's job is to prevent scratches, marring, and other friction damage.

    Start looking at cases.

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    Nope. I think a silicone case is probably your best bet.

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    Definitely won't keep it from shattering but it will probably keep all the little pieces from flying all over the place

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    Quote Originally Posted by dj_chizzle View Post
    Definitely won't keep it from shattering but it will probably keep all the little pieces from flying all over the place
    There might be situations where the Zagg shield will help distribute the force of an impact across the surface rather than at a single point. I recently saw a demo of a plastic film which can be applied to a masonry wall to protect it from damage caused by a 2x4 fired at it at a speed equivalent to what you'd get from a tornado. And it actually worked. The experiment was repeated with an identical wall without the film and the 2x4 blew right through.

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    Quote Originally Posted by zetaprime View Post
    There might be situations where the Zagg shield will help distribute the force of an impact across the surface rather than at a single point. I recently saw a demo of a plastic film which can be applied to a masonry wall to prevent even a 2x4 fired at it at a speed equivalent to what you'd get from a tornado. And it actually worked. The experiment was repeated with an identical wall without the film and the 2x4 blew right through.
    This. I've always thought that a screen protector, especially strong ones like the Zagg would do this exactly. It's as though the protector simply holds the glass together and doesn't allow it to crack and shatter.

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    Wrap tape around a glass...drop glass...glass breaks...but glass doesn't fly all over the place...apply same dynamics to iphone...also see smashing window with tint on it

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