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By safwanz1, Senior Member on 16th October 2016, 01:05 PM
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The back cover of the S4 is driving me insane. Not only does it feel slippery and uncomfortable, it's one hell of a fingerprint magnet. I'm looking into covers and I'm looking for something nice and slim.
It looks like I will go with this leather case:
https://www.amazon.co.uk/GENUINE-SAM...ct_top?ie=UTF8

The reviews look pretty good as well. Anyone used this case before or have any recommendations for back covers?
 
 
16th October 2016, 05:30 PM |#2  
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I have it. It came standard with my S4.
Fingerprints are visible on this one too, but since it's matte, they won't stand out as much, but they are there.
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I ended up removing my back cover completely and used a transparent phone case which is kind of neat since you can see the battery and sim cards through it. Might be placebo but I swear my reception is a little bit better now.
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17th October 2016, 07:11 PM |#4  
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I ended up removing my back cover completely and used a transparent phone case which is kind of neat since you can see the battery and sim cards through it. Might be placebo but I swear my reception is a little bit better now.

I'm not really into transparent cases but increased reception is interesting
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I have it. It came standard with my S4.
Fingerprints are visible on this one too, but since it's matte, they won't stand out as much, but they are there.

They're less visible which is good, if they're barely noticeable, I can live with it. How does the case feel in the hand and is it slippery?
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Oh great, It's out of stock. This is the alternative I'm considering
https://www.amazon.co.uk/Goliton-Car...s=back+case+s4
17th October 2016, 07:25 PM |#7  
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They're less visible which is good, if they're barely noticeable, I can live with it. How does the case feel in the hand and is it slippery?

It doesn't feel slippery. As for comfort level, I have nothing to compare it to.
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Dont get this one:
http://www.ebay.com/itm/152191606228...%3AMEBIDX%3AIT
Its actually a little different than pictured and says Galaxy S IV on the back. It has a metal plate on it and looks kinda cool and adds weight to the phone, but it actually reduced signal.
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Dont get this one:
http://www.ebay.com/itm/152191606228...%3AMEBIDX%3AIT
Its actually a little different than pictured and says Galaxy S IV on the back. It has a metal plate on it and looks kinda cool and adds weight to the phone, but it actually reduced signal.

Thanks for the heads up, it sucks that having metal back covers messes up reception.
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