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Today i got my new case in the mail-box, so here is a quick review : (click on the picture):
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Eh, this one or the Otterbox Commuter case?
Both seem good, just can't tell which one's thicker. Obviously would go with the thinner one, since both seem to give good protection.
 
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Eh, this one or the Otterbox Commuter case?
Both seem good, just can't tell which one's thicker. Obviously would go with the thinner one, since both seem to give good protection.
I don't know, i don't have a commuter to compare, did you read the full review? http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2786131
  • without cover the device is 17mm thick, 133mm long and 70mm wide
  • with the cover it is much thicker if you keep the belt clip that i removed
  • with cover but wihout clip : 18*135*75
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I don't know, i don't have a commuter to compare, did you read the full review? http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2786131
  • without cover the device is 17mm thick, 133mm long and 70mm wide
  • with the cover it is much thicker if you keep the belt clip that i removed
  • with cover but wihout clip : 18*135*75
I have, I just have trouble finding the case on Amazon. A friend of mine will be getting some stuff over Amazon so I'm just tagging along.
So basically:
  • Your case(Hybrid Hard case with kickstand)
  • Otterbox Commuter Case
  • Trident Aegis Case
 
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Here's the one I use on all my Moto's..a lot less bulky, more usable options..

Here >> http://m.ebay.com/itm/370987205264?txnId=602107571024

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Default I'm waiting for my Future Armor Hybrid case to arrive.

I have one of these on the way from China: Future Armor Heavy Duty Hybrid Stand Case

I wanted a "hybrid" case with both a hard shell and a softer part surrounding the phone. Most of the designs are very similar. I looked for one that had hard corners to deflect the force as I thought this might reduce the chance of the screen break if it should land on a corner.

I don't have it yet, so I can't give any details. Can't argue with the price - about $2.50 plus $1 for shipping or $2 for faster shipping. I paid for the faster shipping.

Right now, I'm using this one that I got from ebay for $10: TUDIA Ultra Slim Melody TPU Soft Gel Case It's ok and it feels pretty good but I'm not sure how much protection it will provide if the phone is dropped. I think the hybrid cases probably provide more protection.

Oh, and for those who liked the Aegis Case, I see that walmart sells them for $16 with free pickup from the store or fedex office. Looks like a better price for it than most other places including ebay.

Update 7/15/2014: OK - I received the Future Armor Heavy Duty Hybrid Stand Case and have been using it on my phone for a few days. Overall, it's pretty good. The inner material is harder/stiffer than the TPU case. I like the corner protection. Haven't dropped the phone yet, so no real test. Like the tpu case, the area over the buttons is just a raised area on the mold. The buttons seem slightly harder to push than on the softer tpu case. I think I would like to try a case that actually had discreet, movable buttons over the switches. I like the stand on the back but it only works in horizontal position. I have seen a couple of others that could be used either vertically or horizontally. Oh, well - what did I expect for $2.50!

Update 7/21/2014: Well, I decided that I really didn't like the button feel with the Future Armor Hybrid two-piece case. The buttons are really hard to push! I have gone back to the Tudia soft gel case and the buttons are much easier to use with it. Is it just me, or do the buttons on the naked phone seem to have rather sharp edges? The gel case is also a lot less bulky. I agree with wolfen69 about the Future Armor Hybrid two-piece case - the inner cover is quite hard plastic while the idea of a hybrid case is usually to have a soft inner section and a harder outer section.

I would still like to find a cheap case that has a soft inner lining, a hard outer shell, and actual side buttons that are easy to push. I haven't found one yet, but I'll keep an eye out. With the popularity of this phone, I expect we will see many more cases on the market.
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I just don't like that the otterbox comes with a built in screen protector.
You can pop the screen protector out, I have done that and the screen protector was just in there with pressure adhesive, and it did not leave any residue. But do it at your own risk
 
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I have one of these on the way from China: Future Armor Heavy Duty Hybrid Stand Case

I wanted a "hybrid" case with both a hard shell and a softer part surrounding the phone.
As you will find out, (if you haven't already) that case has both inner and outer parts that are hard plastic. It still will give decent protection, but not as good as a soft inner liner.


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Today i got my new case in the mail-box, so here is a quick review
Is it the cover with a retractable stand behind? My friend has one for the Moto X.

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Is it the cover with a retractable stand behind? My friend has one for the Moto X.
Yes (there are at least 4 different cases with stand in the back, from different brands), but on my specific one, the stand hasn't been well designed so it can't work as it full potential, plus i didn't use it at all so blocked it with double sided tape to stop it from rattling
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