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Ultimate case to buy ?

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12th February 2014, 08:53 AM   |  #21  
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1. Tech21, only sold at T-Mobile. About $30, but worth it when you see the YouTube video demo. Also search for the thread here discussing it.

2. Spigen Clear Ultra Hybrid. $10 -$15. Totally clear, very flexible and protective. It was my favorite for a few weeks until I got #1.

I bought a dozen more, not worth mentioning except for the Spigen Black Ultra Hybrid with clear back. But #2 (another Spigen) is better.

Still, Tech21 beats them all.

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reading the tech21 reviews on amazon.. seems like it doesnt hold out well long term. slickwraps does seem awesome,
12th February 2014, 09:45 AM   |  #22  
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I have a ton of cases for the N5 but my favorite 2 are the black diztronic tpu and speck candyshell, both awesome cases an look great on ur phone
12th February 2014, 02:46 PM   |  #23  
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reading the tech21 reviews on amazon.. seems like it doesnt hold out well long term. slickwraps does seem awesome,

I'm seeing tons of glowing reviews on Amazon. As Amazon doesn't (yet) sell the Nexus 5 Tech21, we have to look at other models.

http://www.amazon.com/Tech21-Impact-...sung+galaxy+s4

also check out the Tech21 video review just made in this Nexus 5 forum with real drop tests.

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...5&postcount=92

DROP TESTS.

Here's a freeze frame of one right before it hits the floor. Several more after that.



Another one...

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13th February 2014, 04:34 PM   |  #24  
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I've been reading this forum for an hour and I cant make a decision LOL


Which case should I get for my Nexus 5?


I was gonna get the ultra slim from spigen.. but then I read all these cons. Overall, almost all the "highly reviewed" cases on amazon have been negatively talked about ..


Which case should I get ?

I'm looking for mainly scratch protection, since I dont think i'll be dropping it much. Really do not want to add bulk, and I love the way the N5 feels without a case.

EXTREMELY open to recommendations , even if it goes against what i'm looking for !

If it matters i'm installing a MIME ghost screen protector


looking forward to suggestions and recommendations ! thanks !

I am currently using Spingen Neo Hybrid and i freaking love it! Doesn't add much weight to the phone, protects from drops (Shock protection built into case) and keeps the phone feeling slim. I bought mine on amazon for 20$ and i couldn't be more happier with the buy.
14th February 2014, 11:29 AM   |  #25  
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Diztronic matte black is my vote

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14th February 2014, 07:10 PM   |  #26  
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I looked for a case like you have described and I ordered cruzerlite cyanogenmod case.. And I'm waiting to see how it feels like on my phone.

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14th February 2014, 07:19 PM   |  #27  
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I have a spigen slim armor and It's perfect for me...I like the looks and I think it's good against dropping...
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Finally, i've got the LG Hardshell, I think it's the ultimate minimal case ever made
it's awesome
15th February 2014, 05:34 PM   |  #29  
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personally I think the Seidio Surface case looks nice, its 35$ on sieidos website, but you can get the Seidio convert case (which is a combo of the surface and a otterbox-type case) for 45 on eBay.

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17th February 2014, 05:12 PM   |  #30  
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Any suggestions on a kickstand case that will work well with a qi wireless charger? My phone is coming midweek....

What's the difference in the surface and dilex case from sedio?

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