Warranties cost money to fulfil.
Simple as that so if the customer's writes off the device through ignorance shareholder prosper more.
If Apple match the talked about quality with real facts then is costs good money.
Damned if they do, damned if they dont.
Samsungs polycarbonate(plastic to us) gets good reception from its main users who do not realy want to be on a very short standby.
They have a different market so to mess with it is peril.