Stats: iPhone 4 Glass Case Accidents Almost Double Of The 3GS

Statistics may not always paint a pretty picture, and it may not surprise many folks to hear that stats have been released indicating that the the iPhone 4 is more prone to cracks than its predecessor, the iPhone 3GS. Of course, we have to keep in mind that since the iPhone 4 has double the glass panes, there are more places for it to crack. According to consumer electronics warranty company SquareTrade, 3.9 percent of all iPhone 4 owners have reported a cracked screen within the first four months, while the iPhone 3GS only reached 2.1 percent. The stats also show that 82 percent of all iPhone 4 accidents involve shattering glass panes, compared to 76 percent on a previous iPhone. The percentage of accidents has also increased, jumping from 2.8 percent on the iPhone 3GS to 4.7 percent on the iPhone 4. Have you had any physical damage on your iPhone before? Let us know your experience via the comments section.

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