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Cool Transparent Battery Door - Review and Pictures

Exactly two weeks ago, I purchased this black transparent battery door:
http://www.akadigi.com/clear-battery...000-p-739.html

It is for the Samsung Galaxy S 19000 and cost $9.

I got it as I was finding a replacement for the stock one as it had developed cracks on two sides of the battery door.

Today the package arrived and I have a mixed mind about it.

Gallery:
http://imgur.com/a/UiAQC

Pros -
  • It's certainly lighter
  • Because it is not as snug as stock, it vibrates louder lol
  • It looks really good
  • It's $9

Cons -
  • It's not as snug (literally half a mm too big on all sides)
  • Not as strong
  • Oil and finger prints mark easily
  • The edges are sharp, while stock is well sanded down
  • When you grip the whole phone, the back moves a bit

I think I'll probably use it for a week, then switch back to stock. We'll see

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I attempted to buy one a way back from ebay, but the transaction was cancelled as the seller suggested that this was made for the korean sgs, and it wouldnt fit my phone because of the antenna hole on the korean sgs.
 
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I attempted to buy one a way back from ebay, but the transaction was cancelled as the seller suggested that this was made for the korean sgs, and it wouldnt fit my phone because of the antenna hole on the korean sgs.
I don't think that's correct. :/
 
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Did you noticed better network signal quality with the transparent back cover?

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It looks wonderful

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Thanks for sharing... looks really interessting
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Did you noticed better network signal quality with the transparent back cover?

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That would be highly unlikely.


Nice look, it takes me back to the transparent game-boys
 
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Did you noticed better network signal quality with the transparent back cover?

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No not at all unfortunately. That being said, 3g where I am is way too unstable to really notice.
 
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looks cool, i like it.
 
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Does it exist only in "transparent black" color?

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