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I have a nexus 5 which I got at launch, and on the whole really like it. one thing that I have noticed is that the phone never lies flat. It is ever so twisted which means (using a case) I can never type with it flat on a surface. I bought it through the Google play store in the UK. Is this something that people have heard about? Can I get it swapped for another one? Apart from that it works well. Thanks.

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it doesnt lie flat for typing because of the camera. it is not twisted.
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I know that the camera protrudes somewhat, but if I lie it screen down it is not flat, and rocks. With the case on, it has little feet to make it flat, but it never is.

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Tried taking the case off? The cheap cases are not made perfectly.
 
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Not the case. It happens with just the phone. I can slightly twist it in the opposite direction and it is good for a couple of minutes, but it inevitably goes back to its chosen shape.

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I know that the camera protrudes somewhat, but if I lie it screen down it is not flat, and rocks. With the case on, it has little feet to make it flat, but it never is.

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mine is flat, screen down.

you still mentioned never typing on it a flat surface, hence my comment about the camera causing it to rock.
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The case I have for it has little feet at each corner so if the nexus was flat, I would be able to type on a flat surface without rocking due to the camera lens being a mm or 2 off the table. So do you think I should return it, and would they accept it as a bonefide return?

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Take the case off and place the phone face down on a flat surface. If it sits flat the phone is fine and the case is bent. If it still rocks then you might have a case with Google to RMA
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Thanks Eddy. As I have said previously I have tried it with the case off. It does not sit flat screen down. The case is perfectly flat, but due to it being soft rubber, it twists just like the phone. I will contact Google for an RMA.

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Weird any photos?

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