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mankvl

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yeah but they don`t have a case that's exactly like the latercase that covers the bump completely, your the second person that has said that, , but a person can`t even order one from ipitaka.com, but until some can show me the "other" company has one exactly like then one I purchased, then it`s latercase all the way!

Go for ally case, it's cheap, 360 protection and camera is protected too :) Would like to try pitaka mag case with their wireless charger at some point but that's 100 Eur+ so some day later :D

S21 Ultra UAG

Pathfinder 50 Grams
Plasma 43.9 Grams
Monarch 54.9 Grams

Wow, leather case was 31 g. and phone felt like a brick, maybe I used it to much without a case and now need more time to get use to it :)
 

kipue

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Have received my ultimate shield in black today... Wow what a nice case :) in Black :)
It does look like a nice minimalistic case, I'll keep it in mind for the future. Thanks for sharing!

For now, I went a little overboard, and ordered quite a bit of stuff:
Mous case limitless
Rhinoshield Solid Suit
Spigen Liquid Air

As I receive, I'll share with you guys ^^ Two of those are still "pre-order" status so will be a little while...
 
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felloffthetruck

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It does look like a nice minimalistic case, I'll keep it in mind for the future. Thanks for sharing!

For now, I went a little overboard, and ordered quite a bit of stuff:
Mous case limitless
Rhinoshield Solid Suit
Spigen Liquid Air

As I receive, I'll share with you guys ^^ Two of those are still "pre-order" status so will be a little while...

Mous says ships Feb 16th
 
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Kawaisa

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Grabbed the UAG Monarch in black after returning the UAG Civilian. No sagging issues. Fit is great and feels super solid. Definitely much better in the grip department compared to the Civilian. Still overpriced and makes the phone thicker and heavier, but at least it's compatible with the amFilm temrpered glass and I don't mind the heft.
 
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felloffthetruck

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Who wears it better? :p

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ssj100

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Interesting. Mine has a wobble to it. Nice case otherwise and has a great grip. The sides slip down rather easily because the plastic is very pliable there.

Just got mine (Ringke Onyx) - on a hard flat surface, there's no wobble at all (or if you apply very firm pressure in the top left corner of the phone, it's barely perceptible) - the vast majority of people report this too. So I just wanted to clarify for others.

I do agree that the sides are rather pliable though. I like the fact that it sits flush with the screen on the sides (makes the case feel overall slimmer and lighter), but it would have been nice if it was a bit less pliable.

Quite a remarkable case otherwise - it's surprising almost no other case (none?) this slim has this (clever) design to remove the wobble. And the grip on the back and sides is reasonably good (better than most cases out there).
 

ssj100

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I'm actually a fan of cases like that Pitaka one, where it leaves the buttons open. Cases which cover the buttons (which is most of them) tend to make the clicking noise of the buttons louder. However, one issue with the Pitaka case is that it doesn't have any front lip protection whatsoever, so you'd be brave to place down your phone on its front. Furthermore, it seems like no case manufacturers thought to follow what Ringke Onyx did for slim cases - solve the wobble problem, while still giving lip to the rear camera module and keeping the case slim.

Very difficult to find that perfect case!
 

Goku1992

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I'm actually a fan of cases like that Pitaka one, where it leaves the buttons open. Cases which cover the buttons (which is most of them) tend to make the clicking noise of the buttons louder. However, one issue with the Pitaka case is that it doesn't have any front lip protection whatsoever, so you'd be brave to place down your phone on its front. Furthermore, it seems like no case manufacturers thought to follow what Ringke Onyx did for slim cases - solve the wobble problem, while still giving lip to the rear camera module and keeping the case slim.

Very difficult to find that perfect case!
Look on my post for the ultimate shield... In my opinion its very nice and slim...
 

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    Hey, I've tried some new skins from dBrand.
    I really love the black one.
    Really hate the green one, it is shiny and looks very cheap compared to their usual quality.
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    Haha well , crap :( I ordered the green one. But I guess I'll judge it after I receive and apply it on my S21U.
    To each their own!
    It's not my style, but I suppose it's not so bad.
    But I think we could not judge from the website, how super glossy it is.
    Also the material feels much lower quality than usual, but I suppose it is the because it is shiny.
    I tend to dislike this, it makes the whole look too flashy, and I prefer it to be more discreet. I guess it can be the plus for some ^^
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    Does the metal band mess with the phone's reception?
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    My dbrand black swarm grip case has been delayed at the shipper since Tuesday. I don't like leaving it unprotected. So, I saw and picked up a substitute at a kiosk in a mall. It's an X-level Earl 3 case. The top and bottom have just enough edge to let the glass protector sit about 0.5mm off the surface. And, with the little bit of leather padding on the back, it's comfortable to hold and sits level that way also. I'm not sure what the two little holes on the side are for. They don't seem to match anything on the phone. They don't harm anything, just seems strange. In my example, there is a very slight gap between the leather and the side plastic below the cameras (hard to see in the photo, but not quite flush to the edge). It's just enough that I can sometimes feel it, but it hasn't caused any problems so far. Overall, I think this case will work just fine. For less than $20, it's not a bad option until the dbrand arrives. I wonder which I will prefer once I have both. Have to wait and see.

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    Those two holes in the side are to pass a lanyard, in case the user wishes to attach a wrist or a neckband to the phone. Have seen it on other cases before.
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    I've got Samsung Leather Cover

    Pros:
    - cool look
    - the phone is very firmly attached to it
    - does not enlarge the dimensions of the phone too much
    - protects the island with cameras well

    Cons:
    - it doesn't stick out too much from the screen side, so it's a bit dangerous to put the screen down
    - skin prone to scratching (damage)
    - the phone sways a little when you put its back down
    - it's hard to take it off the phone, I'm afraid that I will damage it when I will try to remove the phone from it
    - it holds in the hand on average, but still a bit better than a bare phone

    Tomorrow will try Ringke Onyx.
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    Hello all,
    as promised, here are my thoughts on the cases I got and that I have not seen talked about here yet.
    So today I received the "Rhinoshield Solid Suit".
    Looks - I like it. It's quite simple and elegant. I chose the carbon style. To me, it is what I look for in cases.
    Fit - Really good, the case is really snug on there and will not move. You have to really want the phone out.
    The ports work well with all the cables I could try.
    Protection - I feel confident that it offers a good protection. It's very thick (a bit much maybe, makes a huge phone really huge :D). There are raised lips on top and bottom, but they are on even level to the center of the screen on the sides. The camera array is well protected, and now the phone won't wobble so much when put on its back. A good plus in my book.
    Feel - This is where I would say this is a good case, but not great. The plastic on the sides is actually quite hard and does not offer the good grip of more soft plastics. The buttons are very tactile, but don't click too loudly, so a good plus there. Also, the carbon part is quite soft, it has a good texture, that does not catch fingerprints, but I'm unsure if it's a sticker?

    Overall - Good case, good protection and feel. But it's not so grippy, so minus points here. Probably a bit expensive and middle of the road in my opinion!

    See pictures attached.
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    Just got my Pitaka Air with the 6ooD carbon fiber:) Love their cases!
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    Uploaded some youtube case reviews I was sent
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