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Amazon.com: RINGKE FUSIONŽ Google Nexus 5 Case Bumper [BLACK] The Best Selling Shock Absorption Bumper + Anti Scratch Clear Back Panel + Design It Yourself Premium Hybrid Hard Case [Eco/DIY Package] for Google Nexus 5

I just got this case in today and so far I really like it. It is a slim case with a clear back, be sure to remove the plastic covers on both the back and front of the clear back. The fitment is great, there is cut outs for the usb, speaker/mic and headphone jack. The cut outs alignment is perfect. The back is crystal clear and I can see my white Nexus really well. This case also comes with a hard plastic template that you can use to make cut outs and place inside the case to give you a custom look. I don't think I will be making my own cut outs just now because I'm enjoying the white Nexus logo. The power and volume buttons are flush with the case and depress nicely. The buttons are not ultra sensitive like some cases, they have a nice pressure to them.


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Headphone jack and volume buttons


Side profile, the case does not add very much bulk at all


Fitment is spot on


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Looking at the audio port and usb area cutout, can you see a gap between the phone and the case there? I just noticed the Spigen Ultra Hybrid has a gap where dust can get in...
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Looking at the audio port and usb area cutout, can you see a gap between the phone and the case there? I just noticed the Spigen Ultra Hybrid has a gap where dust can get in...
Yes there is a small gap around the back side of the audio jack. There is a even smaller gap on the backside of the USB port. I wonder how this will effect the case over time?
 
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Yes there is a small gap around the back side of the audio jack. There is a even smaller gap on the backside of the USB port. I wonder how this will effect the case over time?
Got one and I'm not a fan so far. The part where the side of the case meets the raised lip to protect the screen (lay on face design) has a REALLY sharp edge to it all around the perimeter. I don't know if it is just leftover material from the mold (flash) or what. Have you noticed the same on your case?

I know a few folks on Amazon have mentioned it in the reviews. Do you have the same issue?

I emailed Ringke yesterday but I haven't heard back. I really like the case except that it is just so uncomfortable to hold with that sharp edge as it is now.
 
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Got one and I'm not a fan so far. The part where the side of the case meets the raised lip to protect the screen (lay on face design) has a REALLY sharp edge to it all around the perimeter. I don't know if it is just leftover material from the mold (flash) or what. Have you noticed the same on your case?

I know a few folks on Amazon have mentioned it in the reviews. Do you have the same issue?

I emailed Ringke yesterday but I haven't heard back. I really like the case except that it is just so uncomfortable to hold with that sharp edge as it is now.
I don't have the same issue on mine. It has a nice beveled edge on it, not sharp at all.
 
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This case has been working out nice for me. I'm not going to use my Spigen Slim Armor any more, it's just too bulky for my taste.
 
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looks like it's a tight fit for big 3.5mm jacks or ones with L plugs?
 
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looks like it's a tight fit for big 3.5mm jacks or ones with L plugs?
Yuu are correct. I tested the case with a pair of Sony MDRV6 and they headphone plug would not fit unless I massed it in.
 
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Side profile, the case does not add very much bulk at all
Is it just me or do the volume buttons look crooked?
I got mine a few days ago and I looked at my own and I can definately say it looks crooked...

Works great don't get me wrong... just...
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[QUOTE=grndc2gsr;47240251]Amazon.com: RINGKE FUSIONŽ Google Nexus 5 Case Bumper [BLACK] The Best Selling Shock Absorption Bumper + Anti Scratch Clear Back Panel + Design It Yourself Premium Hybrid Hard Case [Eco/DIY Package] for Google Nexus 5

I just got this case in today and so far I really like it. It is a slim case with a clear back, be sure to remove the plastic covers on both the back and front of the clear back. The fitment is great, there is cut outs for the usb, speaker/mic and headphone jack. The cut outs alignment is perfect. The back is crystal clear and I can see my white Nexus really well. This case also comes with a hard plastic template that you can use to make cut outs and place inside the case to give you a custom look. I don't think I will be making my own cut outs just now because I'm enjoying the white Nexus logo. The power and volume buttons are flush with the case and depress nicely. The buttons are not ultra sensitive like some cases, they have a nice pressure to them.

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My Ringke Fusion case has come in, so I've taken the liberty to create a rough template for anyone who wants to open a photo editor program like photoship or paint.net to fit their image before cutting it out. This might be a fraction of a milimeter off but I placed the clear cut out on my monitor and cropped it as tight as I could from what I saw on screen.

** Note my image is square, use it to create the general shape of your image and the included template to trace inside of it before cutting it out

Grab the png picture below -- is flat w/ colors but can create layers by color select in any respectable photo editor. I'm uncertain of the placement of the nexus logo but tried to center it on the back and crop a photo i had to fit (?)

http://www.flickr.com/photos/96937956@N03/10771644276/

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