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Posted: 10/29/2013 5:11:24 AM EST
[Last Edit: 10/29/2013 7:19:08 AM EST by llanero]
http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/clerk-cell-phone-stops-crook-bullet-article-1.1499126

I'm very interested in knowing what cartridge can't get through a cell phone. Of course 25 ACP is on top of the list, but it could've been an old crappy cartridge that was past its prime.
Link Posted: 10/29/2013 6:42:21 AM EST
Link Posted: 10/29/2013 7:09:23 AM EST
I believe the phone was the same model as mine. was gonna get a new one but now i know this one's bullet proof plus with the otterbox i'm invincible!!!!
Link Posted: 10/29/2013 8:43:27 PM EST
I'm interested as well. First glance had me thinking it was a .177 airgun but a pic of the backside of the phone shows that the battery absorbed the round.
Not aware of a .25 calibre revolver, might have been a .22LR but at that range I still think it would have penetrated.
Entrance hole looks to small to be 9mm...
Link Posted: 10/29/2013 8:46:43 PM EST
.32 S&W?
Link Posted: 10/29/2013 8:50:05 PM EST
HTC Evo 3D
Link Posted: 10/29/2013 8:50:56 PM EST
Suck it I Phone. HTC makes you bulletproof like Superman!

That kid was blessed that morning for sure.
Link Posted: 10/29/2013 8:57:07 PM EST
could just be very lucky.

there was that mugshot of one guy who got shot in the head by swat with an mp5 and the bullet bounced off his skull.
Link Posted: 10/29/2013 8:57:55 PM EST
Maybe it's just one of those things that's more bullet resistant than one would think. I never would've thought a crappy tasco scope would stop a full sized rifle round til I saw that one episode of myth busters.
Link Posted: 10/29/2013 8:59:21 PM EST
My old casio stopped a 9mm and 40 from a glock 19 23, but its about 3 times as thick as a normal phone
Link Posted: 10/29/2013 9:01:46 PM EST
I have the same phone as in the picture. I enlarged the monitor to the same size as my phone and measured the hole. It measures at 1/4 inch. .22lr is the most likely culprit.
Link Posted: 10/29/2013 9:03:06 PM EST
The iphone 5 is NIJ Level III rated.

Lifetime warranty too.
Link Posted: 10/30/2013 5:22:40 AM EST
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Originally Posted By Mister_H:
The iphone 5 is NIJ Level III rated.

Lifetime warranty too.
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In case you didin't know, kids, Mister_H is just funnin'

But this Bible is the real deal: http://www.amazon.com/Bulletproof-Bible-Level-round-including/dp/B00CZTWF0C
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