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What i do to aling is squeeze the sides of the front lip towards each other. U can feel it move, after that, its aligned and stays in place

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Just got the case today. Fits nice and snug. Has a good grip/texture.

Only complaint is that the cutouts aren't that good. The USB port is not centered in the cutout. May become a problem when plugging in a bulkier USB cable. Also the microphone cutouts on the top and bottom aren't that good. Hopefully that area on the underside is beveled enough so that sound can still go in.
Not very encouraging. I have four on the way that might end up on ebay at a loss. Lol.

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Not very encouraging. I have four on the way that might end up on ebay at a loss. Lol.

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Don't be discouraged. I followed the advice posted after mine. And it is perfectly fine!

Your best bet to keep it aligned is to put in the USB end of your phone.. align it, and fit the rest of the case in.But otherwise, no complaints!!!

This is an excellent case for $5. Doesn't feel cheap one bit. So much cheaper than the knockoffs that cost much more in Chinatown or eBay.
 
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The cutous are perfect imo

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The cutouts are perfectly aligned on both my cases. When you first put the case on they might look out of alignment but all you need to do is sort of squeeze and shift the case while it's on the phone and they'll end up perfect.

It's the best case I've seen for these phones for my purposes.
 
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Got my 4 cases yesterday. Blue, red, green, black. The cutouts are not 100%, but they are close. My black and blue happen to be a little better than the green and red. But I think that's just the little inconsistencies that happen in manufacturing.

I'm not sure I like the feel or not. I'm a big fan of glossy tpu, because it really sticks to the palm and fingers. With glossy tpu, it's very helpful for one handed use, because as you shift your fingers around the case itself is sticking to your hand a little bit, so it never slides.

These cases are a matte finish. Much better for fingerprints, but definitely more slippery than glossy tpu.

They are very comfortable though. I'm typing this out right now with the blue case on and it's a pleasure in the hand. It's just a question of getting used to the matte finish, especially when doing finger gymnastics to deal with the 4.8" screen one handed.

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Got my 4 cases yesterday. Blue, red, green, black. The cutouts are not 100%, but they are close. My black and blue happen to be a little better than the green and red. But I think that's just the little inconsistencies that happen in manufacturing.

I'm not sure I like the feel or not. I'm a big fan of glossy tpu, because it really sticks to the palm and fingers. With glossy tpu, it's very helpful for one handed use, because as you shift your fingers around the case itself is sticking to your hand a little bit, so it never slides.

These cases are a matte finish. Much better for fingerprints, but definitely more slippery than glossy tpu.

They are very comfortable though. I'm typing this out right now with the blue case on and it's a pleasure in the hand. It's just a question of getting used to the matte finish, especially when doing finger gymnastics to deal with the 4.8" screen one handed.

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I was in the same situation at first, but got use to it real quick. Got my green one but the colors ehhh.. Again not what i expected lol. Ill just stick to my favorite one, the black one

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I was in the same situation at first, but got use to it real quick. Got my green one but the colors ehhh.. Again not what i expected lol. Ill just stick to my favorite one, the black one

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I'm also feeling pretty ehhh about the colors. But it's not fair in a way because I usually prefer black anyway. The sale was so cheap though, I figured what the heck and got the other colors. I think the Red and Green one are hitting eBay. I sort of like the Blue, very surfy/summery, so we'll see how I feel about that when the warmer months hit. At the end of the day though, I'm a black case sort of person. Boring yes, but I like my attention to stay on the GS3's screen anyway.
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I'm also feeling pretty ehhh about the colors. But it's not fair in a way because I usually prefer black anyway. The sale was so cheap though, I figured what the heck and got the other colors. I think the Red and Green one are hitting eBay. I sort of like the Blue, very surfy/summery, so we'll see how I feel about that when the warmer months hit. At the end of the day though, I'm a black case sort of person. Boring yes, but I like my attention to stay on the GS3's screen anyway.
Exactly. Great minds think alike lol

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Got my 4 cases yesterday. Blue, red, green, black. The cutouts are not 100%, but they are close. My black and blue happen to be a little better than the green and red. But I think that's just the little inconsistencies that happen in manufacturing.

I'm not sure I like the feel or not. I'm a big fan of glossy tpu, because it really sticks to the palm and fingers. With glossy tpu, it's very helpful for one handed use, because as you shift your fingers around the case itself is sticking to your hand a little bit, so it never slides.

These cases are a matte finish. Much better for fingerprints, but definitely more slippery than glossy tpu.

They are very comfortable though. I'm typing this out right now with the blue case on and it's a pleasure in the hand. It's just a question of getting used to the matte finish, especially when doing finger gymnastics to deal with the 4.8" screen one handed.

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I was in the same situation at first, but got use to it real quick. Got my green one but the colors ehhh.. Again not what i expected lol. Ill just stick to my favorite one, the black one

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I'm also feeling pretty ehhh about the colors. But it's not fair in a way because I usually prefer black anyway. The sale was so cheap though, I figured what the heck and got the other colors. I think the Red and Green one are hitting eBay. I sort of like the Blue, very surfy/summery, so we'll see how I feel about that when the warmer months hit. At the end of the day though, I'm a black case sort of person. Boring yes, but I like my attention to stay on the GS3's screen anyway.
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Exactly. Great minds think alike lol

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Cutouts...when I first got my ZooGue, I thought the mic cutouts were terribly off spec...unacceptable for the way they are being manufactured. But I soon realized, that it was 90% improved by nudging the case over in it's position as mentioned in previous posts. Surprisingly, once nudged...it tends to stay in place. (my UAG fits perfect and is not able to move at all once mounted. Killer craftsmanship...totally different build but at 6x the price)

If I was ZooGue, I would make the mic and headphone holes larger. I ordered a 2nd case....like you guys said...because of the price and I could swear the mic holes are a bit larger. Could be placebo. Also, I chose boring black for the same reason...I want to focus on the screen and let everything else disappear. (just like tv lcds and pc lcds)

Matte finish....if you play a Fender Strat guitar....with the finished stripped to bare matte wood finish, the area where your arm leans on all the time...will eventually look semi polished from the residual oils of your skin and also your arm behaves like an emery cloth. There should be a way to get this finish at least on the back of the case thus giving it more grit.
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