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I'm fortunate enough to own the Nexus 5, have the Z1 on delivery and have this evening ordered the Note 3, which I intend to use as my main phone. I'm not a fan of cases, I'll be honest. However, as I'm sure you are all aware (and your wallets feel lighter), the note 3 isn't cheap. What would be the best case in terms of being he thinnest? Also, is the bezel surrounded the phone prone to chips easily? I can't make out from photos if its Chrome or Metallic?

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I prefer the phone naked. It's too big and gorgeous to bulk up with any case to hide the design. I always keep my front right pants pocket empty, dedicated for the phone. During the week I also just slip it into my suit jacket inside pocket. I have had it for 2 months and it's spotless.

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Same here. I much prefer the phone as it arrived rather than dressing it up with cases. What do you think of the build quality? For the money I've spent I hope its good quality. Specifically the bezel around the edge? I only have concerns as I've had bezels scratch up easily even with careful use. Cough Blackberry Cough

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I've had cell phones for the last 15 years and have NEVER physically damaged a single one. I've had my Note 3 for a month or two, and the screen cracked straight across - looks like a samurai sliced it in half.

I didn't drop the phone or anything. It slid gently off my lap and down between the couch cushions, and somehow it broke. Maybe it cracked from pressure through the pillows from people sitting on either side?

I'm thinking either there was a defect (stress point or something) in my phone, or it's just a REALLY fragile phone.

It's a beautiful phone, but I suggest getting a case. After I have the screen replaced, I might try one of those glass screen protectors just to give the phone's glass more pressure-damage resistance.
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You should look into the bear motion bumper on amazon for the note 3. the bezel of the screen is really weak. like really really weak. (at least compared to the note 2)
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Thank you both what do you mean by weak Pham? Its not something that bothers me too much, I just want a phone that will last a long time ha

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If u want you phone looked thin and sexy.. try to use a tempered glass screen protector + bumper... the tempered glass will give u extra protection for ur note 3 screen and it is not easy to break... i just bought a tempered glass screen protector from spigen and its look fantastic.. u can see the video on you tube.. then the bumper will make ur note 3 seen sleek and not bulk.. u can choose either plastic, rubber, or aluminum bumper depends on ur interest... adios..

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Lol my brother goes naked with all his phones then when it breaks he wants to put a case on but you live and learn right?

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My note 3 with spigen tempered glas + metal aluminium bumper + basius battery cover bought from ebay..

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You should look into the bear motion bumper on amazon for the note 3. the bezel of the screen is really weak. like really really weak. (at least compared to the note 2)
YES, it has working and fine..thanks

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