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Anyone used this cover: Cosmos Back Cover for Samsung Galaxy S II i9100 & i777 (AT&T)

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By anikiup, Senior Member on 18th April 2012, 08:59 PM
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I was wondering if anyone got this one. It looks fine in the picture. I dropped my phone 3 times in last week and looks like now is a good time to get a new case.

Here is the amazon link:

http://www.amazon.com/Cosmos-Samsung...778851&sr=1-80
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19th April 2012, 03:36 PM |#2  
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I wouldn't get anything metal for this phone. I'm thinking that one of the big reasons that the SGS2 has a plastic back cover where the SGS had metal (in most cases) is because the GPS in the SGS sucked ass and that the plastic cover interferes with it less.

I don't know this for sure, but I would highly suspect that is a major contributing factor for the plastic.
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19th April 2012, 05:38 PM |#3  
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I wouldn't get anything metal for this phone. I'm thinking that one of the big reasons that the SGS2 has a plastic back cover where the SGS had metal (in most cases) is because the GPS in the SGS sucked ass and that the plastic cover interferes with it less.

I don't know this for sure, but I would highly suspect that is a major contributing factor for the plastic.

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20th April 2012, 01:35 PM |#4  
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I wouldn't get anything metal for this phone. I'm thinking that one of the big reasons that the SGS2 has a plastic back cover where the SGS had metal (in most cases) is because the GPS in the SGS sucked ass and that the plastic cover interferes with it less.

I don't know this for sure, but I would highly suspect that is a major contributing factor for the plastic.

It's silver, but not metal - product info states "polycarbonate back cover". Kinda snazzy looking...
20th April 2012, 06:31 PM |#5  
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I wouldn't get anything metal for this phone. I'm thinking that one of the big reasons that the SGS2 has a plastic back cover where the SGS had metal (in most cases) is because the GPS in the SGS sucked ass and that the plastic cover interferes with it less.

I don't know this for sure, but I would highly suspect that is a major contributing factor for the plastic.

I'm not sure that is completely true. I've test my old SGS Captivate with and without the metal battery cover and there was no improvements. The GPS receiver in the phone was just crap. SGS2 has a much better gps receiver which is the simple fact.

As for the SGS2 I'm sure some more testing would need to be completed to know for sure.
20th April 2012, 08:54 PM |#6  
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I'm not sure that is completely true. I've test my old SGS Captivate with and without the metal battery cover and there was no improvements. The GPS receiver in the phone was just crap. SGS2 has a much better gps receiver which is the simple fact.

As for the SGS2 I'm sure some more testing would need to be completed to know for sure.

So you took the GPS antenna off of the phone and it didn't help?

Yep, the GPS for our beloved Cappys were crap, and there were far more contributing factors than just the metal cover.
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i had one of these cases on my lg thrill 4g 3d phone, it was a decent case, looked great but the clear plastic part got pretty scratched up after not too long...
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25th April 2012, 02:43 AM |#8  
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I have it. do i use it nope. its actually just a a piece of aluminum sticked to a clear case that does not fit the phone. it will scratch it. left a wittle scratch on the top corner of mine.
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26th April 2012, 03:01 PM |#9  
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I have it. do i use it nope. its actually just a a piece of aluminum sticked to a clear case that does not fit the phone. it will scratch it. left a wittle scratch on the top corner of mine.

bahahahahahaha and u told me to buy it. im glad i didnt xD
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27th April 2012, 12:21 AM |#10  
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bahahahahahaha and u told me to buy it. im glad i didnt xD

I know! it looked so cool at first haha!
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