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By Frankie73, Senior Member on 13th February 2014, 11:14 AM
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I just ordered this case a few minutes ago

http://www.amazon.de/gp/aw/d/B00G1GM...110_SY165_QL70

and now I saw that it uses a magnet to turn on/off the screen. I remember reading about magnets harming phones (compass, screen, etc.), so I wonder if I should cancel my order or if this case will be safe to use?
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13th February 2014, 11:56 AM |#2  
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Don't panic. Magnets used in those kind of cases are safe for your phone.
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13th February 2014, 01:33 PM |#3  
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Yeah you shouldn't worry. Even one of the official cases from Google/LG has the same feature.
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13th February 2014, 03:43 PM |#4  
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I want something like that .-. Is there more cases like that?

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13th February 2014, 06:44 PM |#5  
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Thx everybody! Happily awaiting the arrival of my case (and my screen protectors) then. The on/off feature may even be a really nice thing, saves the power button some work.

@Galaxysm: No idea, but amazon.de ships almost everywhere and the price is really good atm. It fluctuates a lot on this case, I saw it for 16.99 two weeks ago, then 20.99 last week and today 9.99,
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I want something like that .-. Is there more cases like that?

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I just got THIS one from Amazon, and I love it.
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13th February 2014, 08:42 PM |#7  
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I just got THIS one from Amazon, and I love it.

Damn, that looks awesome! Call me crazy, but I just canceled my order because now I want this How's the material on the inner side of the flap? Is it soft?
13th February 2014, 09:07 PM |#8  
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Damn, that looks awesome! Call me crazy, but I just canceled my order because now I want this How's the material on the inner side of the flap? Is it soft?

I've got the same case. The material on the inside is the same as the material on the outside (the color accent on the outside). It won't damage the screen at all, but it's not "soft," per se. Just smooth.
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13th February 2014, 09:15 PM |#9  
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Thx. Guess I just have to deceide which color I will get now
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Thx. Guess I just have to deceide which color I will get now

Where are you? Are you in the US? I can let you have it for real cheap. I have a white and black one.
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I've got the same case. The material on the inside is the same as the material on the outside (the color accent on the outside). It won't damage the screen at all, but it's not "soft," per se. Just smooth.

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Damn, that looks awesome! Call me crazy, but I just canceled my order because now I want this How's the material on the inner side of the flap? Is it soft?

lukas_s got it right, I installed a screen protector on my device just because I'm paranoid like that, but it is very smooth, and the cards stay very secure. I'm happy with my purchase, and for under $20 you can't go wrong.
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