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25th August 2014, 10:01 AM   |  #1  
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Hey guys

Wondering what covers you can recommend me.

Don't mind about the price but i'm after a really good cover/case which can protect the phone from drops, scuffs and scratches.

Also can you suggest me a type of screen protector to go for?

Thank you.
25th August 2014, 10:07 AM   |  #2  
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Originally Posted by MartK87

Hey guys

Wondering what covers you can recommend me.

Don't mind about the price but i'm after a really good cover/case which can protect the phone from drops, scuffs and scratches.

Also can you suggest me a type of screen protector to go for?

Thank you.

I'm using the tech 21 clear cover with an extreme zagg invisishield. Don't think it gets any better than that without ruining the aesthetics of the phone. Total cost is max 50 should be able to pick the zagg and the tech 21 for around 15 each, so 30 if you shop around.
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25th August 2014, 12:11 PM   |  #3  
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You should read some reviews as you'll likely have some personal preferences that will heavily influence your choice.

If you really don't care what the case looks like and just want maximum protection then get a bunker type case like a Griffin Survivor or Otterbox Defender. Basically a big, thick rubber wall that will protect your phone against most accidents. Or maybe you want something more elegant, like a Spigen Ultra fit. A lot better looking and much thinner. But also less protection. Or a hundred variations on either theme.

Likewise for screen protectors. The tempered glass ones offer the most protection but are more expensive and thicker than plastic sheet type protectors. Read some reviews or better, take a first hand look at local stores to see what you prefer.

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Thanks so much guys.

Not too fussed about how it looks but just needed something with the most protection.

Helps sell it later on if its well protected too.

Both suggestions were very helpful.

Had a brief look online at those and now I'm gonna decide which one to go for!

Cheers.

Mart
25th August 2014, 01:40 PM   |  #5  
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Thanks so much guys.

Not too fussed about how it looks but just needed something with the most protection.

Helps sell it later on if its well protected too.

Both suggestions were very helpful.

Had a brief look online at those and now I'm gonna decide which one to go for!

Cheers.

Mart

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25th August 2014, 07:28 PM   |  #6  
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Originally Posted by MartK87

Hey guys

Wondering what covers you can recommend me.

Don't mind about the price but i'm after a really good cover/case which can protect the phone from drops, scuffs and scratches.

Also can you suggest me a type of screen protector to go for?

Thank you.

Ankro Tempered Glass Screen protector: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00...?ie=UTF8&psc=1

Spigen Tough Armor Case: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00...?ie=UTF8&psc=1
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I got the Spigen SlimArmor for mine and love it. Fits like a glove, so tightly that it's semi difficult to get the case off. Dropped a few times and not a scratch still.
25th August 2014, 08:52 PM   |  #8  
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I got this bit bulky but worth it

http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B00K33NAP6/
25th August 2014, 09:08 PM   |  #9  
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http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00LUBZYLS/..._8v4-tb074RKP7

By far the best screen protector I've used and it's got free lifetime replacements lol the link is for the active version but they make them for the sport version as well

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---------- Post added at 08:08 PM ---------- Previous post was at 08:03 PM ----------

Also when u install the screen protector do it in a steamy room, go to the bathroom turn the shower up as hot as it goes then wait till it's humid as f in there, the steam and humidity causes lent and dust to stick to the moisture in the air and get stuck to the walls so there's less of a chance of getting it under your screen

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