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In article<0001HW.1FB18B000008A2B170000C23F2CF@news.giganews.com>,
Savageduck <savageduck1@{REMOVESPAM}me.com> wrote:

> > > > I like the Youtube videos where they shoot iPhones with .50 caliber
> > > > rifles.
> > >
> > > A .50 BMG hitting any phone, iPhone or Android is without question, going
> > > to destroy it.
> >
> > unless you have one of these:
> >
> > <https://newatlas.com/bulletproof-iphone-case-marudai/22195/>
> > The armored case features an inch of solid steel embedded in the
> > back, which is what gives the phone cover its bulletproof ability. To
> > attach the case, the phone has to literally be bolted in using an
> > Allen wrench. Marudai also claim that a bullet hitting one of the
> > bolts will still leave your iPhone undamaged. But while the back of
> > the case is solidly protected, the front screen is still completely
> > uncovered so the phone's touchscreen can still be used.
> 
> The first question is; why would anybody carry a 4.5 Lb phone?

to protect against bullets. obviously.

and it wasn't all that long ago when phones weighed more than that, and
without being able to stop a bullet:
<https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Motorola_Bag_Phone>

> The second is: why wouldn