The Galaxy S3 has been out long enough now to prove it is an excellent phone. Most people who buy it are more than happy with its many features and pleasing if somewhat oversized design. However, after a few months the cracks begin to show in any mobile phone, and this flaw is an unfortunate one.

Part of the hype of the newest of the S models is the apparently strong Gorilla Glass 2… but there are many claims that people have dropped the phone from smaller than average heights, or simply sat on it, and it has cracked. Perhaps this is the thinness of the glass, perhaps the shallow protective bezel, or maybe these people were just unlucky, as the many happy customers probably wouldn’t report that their phone hadn’t broken yet. But, whatever the issue is, there is enough of a problem to be noteworthy.

This is not …