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  • 11.18.13

Where Will Your New Phone Break?

Broken smartphones have cost Americans $13 billion over the past five years, says warranty company SquareTrade, which also surveyed where in the home they break. Should you receive a new iPhone 5S or Samsung Galaxy S4 this holiday season, here’s where to be careful.

Where Will Your New Phone Break?
[Cracked Screen: Jim Hughes via Shutterstock]

Most recent smart phone accident was in the home

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Click to expandIllustration by Koivo

Bedroom

Android: 12% iPhone: 8%

Living Room

Android: 21% iPhone: 17%

Kitchen

Android: 15% iPhone: 21%

Bathroom

Android: 13% iPhone: 16%

Toilet

Android: 9% iPhone: 9%

Washing Machine

Android: 4% iPhone: 4%

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Roof of Car

Android: 6% iPhone: 6%

Driveway

Android: 13% iPhone: 10%

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