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Trident Aegis Case Review w/pics

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13th May 2014, 04:14 AM   |  #1  
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I have yet to try a case on my moto x for the first 8 months of having it. I don't like small slim cases because they add some bulk without adding really any protection beyond the cosmetic. I wanted a less bulky "full protection" type case that still had some good looks to it. The trident aegis is perfect! It has a nice looking profile (albeit different than the moto x) and protects the phone fully. It is a bit of a lint magnet because the corners are rubberized but it doesn't actually stick in my pocket too much. Haven't gotten tired of the additional bulk or weight and I don't have to worry about my phone anymore. I did botch the screen protector a little bit as the top is caught on the top lip so a small bubble there, but overall not too hard to apply. For $20 over on amazon it is a steal!!
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13th May 2014, 05:49 PM   |  #2  
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Thanks for the pics that's not as bulky as I thought. Trident makes good cases, I have the Kraken for outdoor activities.
13th May 2014, 10:46 PM   |  #3  
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It is a shame that it does not have the M dimple.
14th May 2014, 01:10 AM   |  #4  
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I thought the same, but I actually don't miss it too much. It does have a rubber strip where the trident logo is which actually does much in the way of keeping the phone grounded on a table. I can now swipe text without it swinging about.

Although that may be due to the extra weight!

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14th May 2014, 06:11 PM   |  #5  
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How does the edge of the case feel against your ear? I had the Otterbox on my D4 for about 3 phone calls before taking it off due to the hard edge of the case.
15th May 2014, 03:24 AM   |  #6  
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Hmm can't say it feels especially different, it's not hard plastic resting right against your ear as the layer of rubber is just beneath it

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15th May 2014, 10:47 AM   |  #7  
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Nice review, not too bulky

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16th May 2014, 05:17 PM   |  #8  
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I've had this case for a couple of months and like it a lot. My only issue is it is a bit of a pain to put on/take off, so I use my Incipio Dual Pro more regularly. Not quite as much protection, but close.

Note that I only use a case when I am out and know that it might get knocked about. If you keep a case on it regularly this would obviously not be an issue.
18th May 2014, 02:03 PM   |  #9  
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I love the recent kraken ams case, very tough, not like the old plastic version

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19th May 2014, 08:06 AM   |  #10  
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Not Bad ....

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