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Hey guys!

For the past 4-5 days im searching a good case for my new Galaxy S4.
I wanted to buy a Element case Atom green but its too expensive for my budget. Thats why im now more into UAG or the Obliq Xtreme.
I saw a lot of videos and review about the UAG (amazing Droptest!) it looks really nice and sturdy BUT! where i live i can only buy the rust or aero version.... I wanted the black or white version because the orange is too flashy and the blue aero is just dull...

So i checked The Obliq...

Its a nice case i like the design but not as much as of UAG. Theres no video drop tests for this case so i dont know if it will survive a 6'6 feet drop (my height) but has a really neat screen protector. And i can get it in all colors!
I also heard problems with buttons and problems with case removal when ie switching battery.

So could you tell me which one to choose? Is there someone who has both of them?

Thank you!
 
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Uag all the way. Had it for my s3 and now I have 2 for my s4 the uag Scout and uag Maverick

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I bought an obliq case and the buttons just felt non existent and absolutely no clicky feel AT ALL
 
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I bought an obliq case and the buttons just felt non existent and absolutely no clicky feel AT ALL
So is it good or bad? :P
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So is it good or bad? :P
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For me, it was terrible, I never use the case. Some people like that though
 
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I bought an obliq case and the buttons just felt non existent and absolutely no clicky feel AT ALL


Thats not true at all. Once the buttons break in (lack of a better term), everything is fine.

One of the best cases i have owned. bought mine on ebay for 11 dollars shipped
 
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Thats not true at all. Once the buttons break in (lack of a better term), everything is fine.

One of the best cases i have owned. bought mine on ebay for 11 dollars shipped
I used mine for two days and the feel of the buttons didn't change at all. I've never had a case that required being "broken in", and I've had a crap load of cases
 
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I used mine for two days and the feel of the buttons didn't change at all. I've never had a case that required being "broken in", and I've had a crap load of cases
Maybe because they were craploads
 
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Hey guys!

For the past 4-5 days im searching a good case for my new Galaxy S4.
I wanted to buy a Element case Atom green but its too expensive for my budget. Thats why im now more into UAG or the Obliq Xtreme.
I saw a lot of videos and review about the UAG (amazing Droptest!) it looks really nice and sturdy BUT! where i live i can only buy the rust or aero version.... I wanted the black or white version because the orange is too flashy and the blue aero is just dull...

So i checked The Obliq...

Its a nice case i like the design but not as much as of UAG. Theres no video drop tests for this case so i dont know if it will survive a 6'6 feet drop (my height) but has a really neat screen protector. And i can get it in all colors!
I also heard problems with buttons and problems with case removal when ie switching battery.

So could you tell me which one to choose? Is there someone who has both of them?

Thank you!
I like both, but currently purchased the Obliq in Gun Metal color which looks like Robocops phnoe or chest plate. I like that it keeps the slim profile yet feels nice and sturdy now in my hands. I also prefer the keyhole style cut out for camera/flash that the Obliq has vs the UAG seperate cut outs. Which I feel can interfere with the amount of flash when taking pic.

I also like the TPU rubber material used in Obliq that is much more rigid and slides into pocket or jeans easier with no pull or resistance when taking out. The front lay on table lip is about the same on both.

The corners on the UAG are extra padded which is probably better for corner drops but also makes it a bit wider and taller overall. The back plate hard plastic on the Obliq is very strong and feels unbreakable and doesn't flex much.

I have dropped my phone several times with Obliq case from different heights. Once from about 4 ft taking out of chest coat pocket. Once flat on it's face off the toilet tank cover which is about 3 feet high. Once from taking it out of back jeans pocket on it's back.

All times it didn't crack case or my screen. As for the power button and volume rocker buttons, yes they are stiff but it was a matter of doing the same thing that UAG did. Which is simply making a few slits on either side of button with an Exacto knife and all was good after that.

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