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Which Ultra-Slim Case Has the Tallest Lip?

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By Budge, Senior Member on 15th April 2012, 10:14 PM
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I'm looking for an ultra-slim case that has the tallest lip to protect the display. I'd like to add a Glas.t screen protector, but that adds to the screen's height.

The choices so far are the Rearth Ringke Slim, the Elago Slim, and the Incipio Feather. From what I've read, the Elago may be the best choice. Can anyone who's tried all of these weigh in?
 
 
15th April 2012, 10:26 PM |#2  
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I had the elago but returned it. It didn't have a lip. It also only had three corners protected because one is open for the intl radio.
Also, the top and bottom were 'open' and where I put my pinky finger to cradle the phone one handed hit the case funny.
I'm still carrying naked but ordered a cheap one off amazon

I'll get that Tuesday and report back
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It seems like most of the tpu cases have a lip to protect the screen. What's the thinnest tpu case? I've seen the 0.2mm one on ebay, but it' does not have a lip.
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Ringke SLIM
Has a small lip across the top and bottom of the case. Minimal bulk, with just enough lip to keep it off a flat surface. Coupled with the screen protector it comes with, it's good protection for laying it face down on most surfaces.
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Elago OK!
Saw the earlier feedback, but for what it's worth... my Elago G4 slim has allowed my device to survive four (!) drops so far. I'm very pleased with it, and especially like the feel and "grip-ability" of the case.... which was NOT related to my drops (instead, these were due to my overly "friendly" DOG!... LOL).
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From reading other posts, it seems that the Elago has a taller lip than the Incipio, but I haven't read or seen a direct comparison of the Elago and the Rearth. I have read that the Rearth is thinner/lighter than the Elago, but you can tell that the Elago's lip covers more surface area around the display (top & bottom vs both sides).
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Originally Posted by Budge

It seems like most of the tpu cases have a lip to protect the screen. What's the thinnest tpu case? I've seen the 0.2mm one on ebay, but it' does not have a lip.

Just ordered this one in clear/white. The pics looked like it had a lip. I should get it tomorrow. It better have a lip or it's goin back. Just looking for some grip. Not expecting any protection. I'll report back when received.

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I ordered that one in black, too. It's really hard to tell from the pictures, but I don't think it has a lip. But for $2.99, I'll keep it anyway.
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I ordered that one in black, too. It's really hard to tell from the pictures, but I don't think it has a lip. But for $2.99, I'll keep it anyway.

I agree. Thought it did til I took a second look at it. Like you said, for 3 bucks......I'll keep it.

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Diztronic tpu case is what I'm using. Its fantastic. Thin, light and protects all edges aand all holes line up perfectly

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