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Thanks. Does the clear back scratch easily?

I tried a Spigen Ultra Hybrid and didn't like the way my black nexus looked through the clear back, so i probably wouldnt like the Tech21. It must be just me, though, because I haven't found anyone who's said anything bad about that.

I love the Diztronic on my phone, but I'm worried that it's not enough protection. Someone did say they dropped their phone in that case a few times, on concrete, and didn't have any problems.. It just doesn't look like that protective..it makes me nervous.
 
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Thanks. Does the clear back scratch easily?
Very. It is the one downside of the case that I can find. That said, I went through eight cases including the Ultra Hybrid, and I have been using this 4-6 weeks. I use it with a dBrand black carbon skin on the phone's back.
I have yet to try Meguiars PlastX on the swirls. The case is noticeably slimmer than the Ultra Hybrid, and follows the phone's contours better as well.

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Very. It is the one downside of the case that I can find. That said, I went through eight cases including the Ultra Hybrid, and I have been using this 4-6 weeks. I use it with a dBrand black carbon skin on the phone's back.
I have yet to try Meguiars PlastX on the swirls. The case is noticeably slimmer than the Ultra Hybrid, and follows the phone's contours better as well.

I'll pm you a pic if you like
Thanks, I'll have to go to TMo and put it on my phone to see if i can stand it..

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I have two cases:

The Spigen Ultra Fit and Diztronic TPU case

I'm a fan of both cases, though I prefer the Ultra Fit.

Both aren't that good for protection, but they will protect against most drops. I've drop my phone 5+ times with no issues.

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I've been using my $2 quick sand case recently and lobe the grip on the sides having a white N5. It feels slimmer and lighter than my Fusion hybrid case and won't protect as well in a fall but the extra grip makes that much less likely to happen.

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I can vouch that the tech21 does not scratch easily. On normal use it will not scratch that easily. I even did a full review on it.

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