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29th December 2011, 06:41 PM   |  #1  
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If you guys remember the all aluminum bumper available on ebay for $65? well the silver one is down to a much more palatable $18. just ordered mine and it should be in in a week are two. unfortunately the black one is still $65. links are below.

Silver:
http://www.ebay.com/itm/SILVER-PREMI...ht_2335wt_1139

Black: (reference)
http://www.ebay.com/itm/BLACK-PREMIU...ht_2335wt_1139


EDIT:
ok so i've had the case for a couple weeks and have had time to thoroughly examine it...
IMO it is a beautiful case, it does make the phone larger much like every other case. at first it does feel larger because it has a wider girth than most other cases. you will get people to comment saying "thats a big phone" it happens alot lol
the edges near the screen are actually a little sharp, the company didn't smooth the edges very well. its not gonna cut you or anything like that but it is noticible for the first few days, much like its size. another con is that many 3.5mm headphone cable don't fit well if they are very wide cables...the headphones i use and the aux cord in my car fit without a problem but the one in my mom's car (tape to 3.5mm adapter) does not fit, nor does the one i use to play music on my home theatre system.

it is a beautiful case and adds a good amount of weight, both giving it a more premium feel...overall i'm happy and will suggest it to anyone. with the only con being that some headphones may not fit, all other you can easily get over. i bought the silver one and mixed it with a blue brushed aluminum textured skin from skinit.com, and it looks sexy haha

i like it, but if you want a small case that you'll barely notice, i'd choose a different case
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29th December 2011, 07:17 PM   |  #2  
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i want black....
30th December 2011, 02:41 AM   |  #3  
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i want black....

Price drop
30th December 2011, 03:45 AM   |  #4  
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Price drop

yeah i emailed the seller

its funny because this is what he said... yet he dropped it anyways:
(what i sent)
From: (My username)
To: in*use
Subject: ??:Me ? BLACK PREMIUM ADVANCED ALUMINIUM METAL BUMPER CASE FOR SAMSUNG GALAXY S2 I9100????260920696414 ???????
Sent Date: 2011-12-30 03??29?14?

in*use????

I saw that the exact same product for 18, can i buy this for the same price?

- Joshua Johnson





(the sellers reply)
Dear (Me),

hello
thanks for your email
sorry ,can not ,
thanks very much
best wishes

- in*use
Click "respond" to reply through Messages, or go to your email to reply



few minutes later the price dropped... maybe he didnt understand that i was referring to the other product he was selling? Oh well
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30th December 2011, 04:04 AM   |  #5  
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I'm ordering the black one, most likely.

How long did shipping take?
How is the build quality?
Any pictures that are user posted?

Once these questions are answered then I will buy. Spectacular find though!

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30th December 2011, 04:06 AM   |  #6  
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Originally Posted by skatin707

I'm ordering the black one, most likely.

How long did shipping take?
How is the build quality?
Any pictures that are user posted?

Once these questions are answered then I will buy. Spectacular find though!

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well i dont think anyone has one yet, he just posted yesterday, if your willing to wait ill let you know how long it takes and take some photos... it may be a few weeks before i get it
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Originally Posted by joshuadjohnson22

well i dont think anyone has one yet, he just posted yesterday, if your willing to wait ill let you know how long it takes and take some photos... it may be a few weeks before i get it

I know, that's why I said once these questions are answered then I will order.

Another concern I have is covering the microphone. I wonder if this will cause concern.

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30th December 2011, 04:22 AM   |  #8  
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I know, that's why I said once these questions are answered then I will order.

Another concern I have is covering the microphone. I wonder if this will cause concern.

Sent from my SGH-I997 using xda premium

someone bought one before and posted that it didnt seem to mess anything up... i will have to see...
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I just ordered mine in black, have the drill bit ready to make the secondary mic hole.
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30th December 2011, 04:41 AM   |  #10  
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I just ordered mine in black, have the drill bit ready to make the secondary mic hole.

My thought exactly, dremel is ready to rock.

I wonder if the part that touches your phone is rubberized or something to be gentle. Any thoughts?

Edit: I just saw this from the same seller, pretty neat!
http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Premium-B...63476#MRLOCATE
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