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By reaeg, Member on 22nd June 2013, 07:56 PM
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24th June 2013, 06:22 PM |#11  
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Might want to look at Tech21's D30 mesh case. They've some quite impressive videos on YouTube.
 
 
24th June 2013, 07:11 PM |#12  
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Might want to look at Tech21's D30 mesh case. They've some quite impressive videos on YouTube.

Thats what I'm using for the time being although it makes the phone a little wider, it fits very well and feels good in the hand.

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25th June 2013, 03:35 AM |#13  
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UAG all day. Bumpers imo make the phone feel way too wide. They also tend to tear at the charging ports when there is less material. So that leaves aluminum bumpers only. Curious about how much weight a metal bumper would add.... Uag is feather light.

What bumpers have used that are wider than a full on case?
25th June 2013, 08:42 PM |#14  
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Another vote for UAG case. I have had a number of them and they are excellent. I have the white one on my S4 now. I also have a glas.t screen protector on so short of falling in water it is very rugged but still slim.
25th June 2013, 09:04 PM |#15  
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Another vote for UAG case. I have had a number of them and they are excellent. I have the white one on my S4 now. I also have a glas.t screen protector on so short of falling in water it is very rugged but still slim.

How much impact protection do the glass screen protectors give?
25th June 2013, 10:34 PM |#16  
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How much impact protection do the glass screen protectors give?

Well the UAG case has a lip to protect the screen so that helps. I think the Glas.t would crack but save the screen. I have the Glas.t slim and it is a real joy to use.
25th June 2013, 10:38 PM |#17  
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Diztronic case. No bulk and great feel

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Well the UAG case has a lip to protect the screen so that helps. I think the Glas.t would crack but save the screen. I have the Glas.t slim and it is a real joy to use.

I've been using their new nano glass protector and its awesome

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25th June 2013, 11:16 PM |#18  
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Tech21 d30 case FTW!!!

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28th June 2013, 04:52 PM |#19  
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How much impact protection do the glass screen protectors give?

I would a little bit, but not a lot. Think about the karate guy that breaks boards... He hits hard, they all break. He hits not quite as hard... and breaks only 3 of the 5 boards.... you get the idea. The difference is the screen cover "board" is very thin.
28th June 2013, 04:56 PM |#20  
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I saw your review, thanks for the reply. Is there any kind of soft buffer material between the aluminum part of the bumper and the screen?

I see in the pictures that there's a rubber looking material inside the bulk of the bumper but it looks like the glass rests directly against aluminum.

Yes, the glass touch the aluminum bumper. I isolated with neoprene tape.
28th June 2013, 08:24 PM |#21  
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uag. looks bulky in pictures but its actually slim
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