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I picked up a Defender because I didn't want to leave this phone totally unprotected. The case fits snugly and looks like it will give solid protection..however ( there's always a but I don't care for the screen protector, it makes text a bit blurry, the Defender also makes the phone rather bulky.

I'll use this case during the work week but will be looking for something slimmer & more elegant for weekends & special events.
 
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I picked up a Defender because I didn't want to leave this phone totally unprotected. The case fits snugly and looks like it will give solid protection..however ( there's always a but I don't care for the screen protector, it makes text a bit blurry, the Defender also makes the phone rather bulky.

I'll use this case during the work week but will be looking for something slimmer & more elegant for weekends & special events.
i totally agree, I ended up removing the built in defender screen protector with goo gone and applied my own screen protector to the surface glass.

Much better now
 
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I picked up a Defender because I didn't want to leave this phone totally unprotected. The case fits snugly and looks like it will give solid protection..however ( there's always a but I don't care for the screen protector, it makes text a bit blurry, the Defender also makes the phone rather bulky.

I'll use this case during the work week but will be looking for something slimmer & more elegant for weekends & special events.
Sgp neohybrid is as elegant as it gets. Check it out

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I am using the otterbox commuter case with the seidio active holster... works great.
 
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I just bought a defender, and am loving it, just a! Question. On the otter box site, some have said it fits with the Samsung extended battery. Can anyone confirm this? It does seem to have a little play with the OEM battery so I'm hoping it will.

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The GSM yes the lte I cant confirm

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It does fit with the extended.

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That sucks that the member above had such a bad experience with this case. I have to think that somehow that particular case was defective. My Nexus doesn't move around one bit, even with the standard size battery. No movement at all. I also show no signs of wear whatsoever around the earpiece and ff camera. I've used this case almost exclusively since December 23rd.

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I used the Defender series with my Galaxy Nexus with extended battery and it fits. Although, I too thought about removing the screen protector. It seems to take away from the screen vibrancy. I never liked or used screen protectors and dont like it on my case.

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