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27th January 2013, 04:26 AM   |  #1  
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First let me say I think this is the best overall case for the nexus 4 hands down and I ordered pretty much every other case off amazon. We would all love to use the nexus naked or with a bumper but we also know how fragile this phone is you probably break it or fear breaking it the whole time.

I say this case is the best for these reasons design, cost, and protection. First design, the main thing that stands out about this case it has hard edges when on case feels slick and firm. The whole case has a sparkle effect pretty cool. I absolutely love the white but the black is very nice also my gf loves it. The only flaw in design is probably the power and volume buttons are cut out and case does have a little thickness so can be hard to push buttons sometimes. This case does add to size but keeps nexus 4 shape exactly.

Cost was 5.21 plus 2 dollar shipping so that for me already puts it as number 1 since all others cost more. To me if you had to pick one case this would be it.

Protection to me cannot get any better than this. I don't know how but the case in your hand feels soft and bends like every other case but when on feels solid. Hard to put into words but I trust this case.

Now the only other cases that came close where the distronic (which is a little slimmer and buttons are not cut out. Also back is matte). I blazon was good to very similar to distronic minus the matte back. The mercury is just a tad thicker than these but you really don't feel it.

The other cases like the rearth to me is just a cheap piece of plastic not worth 10 bucks. There is a distronic hard shell that was pretty nice its like the rearth but done right. This would be my second choice if you really want ultra slim. Does not protect whole phone but good enough.

Here are some pics I took today this case is awesome. Comes in a ton of colors.

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Re: Mercury Slim Fit TPU / Best Nexus 4 Case
Kind of wished I bought a black one. The case is excellent.

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Sweet the mercury pearl case is my all time fave on each phone I've owned that they make one for. I'm in for one. Does it push up on the screen protector and make it bubble?
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Question, is the case a solid colour? or does it have sparkles/glitter like previous mercury tpu cases?
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First let me say I think this is the best overall case for the nexus 4 hands down and I ordered pretty much every other case off amazon. We would all love to use the nexus naked or with a bumper but we also know how fragile this phone is you probably break it or fear breaking it the whole time.

I say this case is the best for these reasons design, cost, and protection. First design, the main thing that stands out about this case it has hard edges when on case feels slick and firm. The whole case has a sparkle effect pretty cool. I absolutely love the white but the black is very nice also my gf loves it. The only flaw in design is probably the power and volume buttons are cut out and case does have a little thickness so can be hard to push buttons sometimes. This case does add to size but keeps nexus 4 shape exactly.

Cost was 5.21 plus 2 dollar shipping so that for me already puts it as number 1 since all others cost more. To me if you had to pick one case this would be it.

Protection to me cannot get any better than this. I don't know how but the case in your hand feels soft and bends like every other case but when on feels solid. Hard to put into words but I trust this case.

Now the only other cases that came close where the distronic (which is a little slimmer and buttons are not cut out. Also back is matte). I blazon was good to very similar to distronic minus the matte back. The mercury is just a tad thicker than these but you really don't feel it.

The other cases like the rearth to me is just a cheap piece of plastic not worth 10 bucks. There is a distronic hard shell that was pretty nice its like the rearth but done right. This would be my second choice if you really want ultra slim. Does not protect whole phone but good enough.

Here are some pics I took today this case is awesome. Comes in a ton of colors.

Sent from my Nexus 4 using Tapatalk 2

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Question, is the case a solid colour? or does it have sparkles/glitter like previous mercury tpu cases?
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I zoomed the black one, it's got sparkles.

Hey none in ebay, it's usually where I get them from. Directly from korean vendors.. Where are these amazon I assume?
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How thick is the case? Is the black case super shiny?
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30th January 2013, 07:44 AM   |  #7  
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How thick is the case? Is the black case super shiny?

This one is not to thick but thicker than others on amazon just bit. But also this is the only one that keeps nexus 4 shape so it feels good in hand. Black is shiny not super though I suggest white as it has a gloss on it and does not get dirty. I'm two weeks on white still looks brand new and its been all over.

I'm not gonna lie I don't like the black but my gf does which good because I would not give her the white. All of them have a sparkle effect black shows it more.

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Sweet the mercury pearl case is my all time fave on each phone I've owned that they make one for. I'm in for one. Does it push up on the screen protector and make it bubble?

Depends which one you have I have the Xtremeguard the one you have to use water to apply. If center it you should be fine. But this case goes over the edges well so I would not worry about it.

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Thanks OP! Was waiting for this case to appear. I had these for my Nexus S and Galaxy Nexus; by far my favorite case.

Yeah, waiting for eBay sellers to sell them. Shipping to Canada is $9+....
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Thanks OP! Was waiting for this case to appear. I had these for my Nexus S and Galaxy Nexus; by far my favorite case.

Yeah, waiting for eBay sellers to sell them. Shipping to Canada is $9+....

Only down side with most ebay vendors, is the 14-21 day delivery from korea.
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