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  1. remichi

    remichi Member This Topic's Starter

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    hi,

    do any of you have an armband for the samsung galaxy s for running etc?
    i've been looking on ebay but most cheap armbands are for iphones, which is 11.5cm (4.5in) x 5.9cm (2.3in), while the galaxy s is just that bit bigger at 12.2cm (4.8in) x 6.4cm (2.5in).

    wondering if the iphone armbands will stretch up that much so that i can put galaxy s inside.

    maybe i should take the risk and order cheap armband.

    i also want to try it on the motorcycle so phone should not be too loose in the armband, but of course also not too tight that it doesn't fit.....
     

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  2. joma

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    Hi,
    I've tried a couple of iPhone cases but the Galaxy S did not fit.
    So, I went to ebay and searched for one and found a couple of different cases.

    I ended up buying this one and I'm very happy with it, it fits perfectly and it's very cheap compared to the iPhone ones that I tried.

    [​IMG]C6 Sports Armband Case 4 Samsung Vibrant T959 Galaxy S - eBay (item 140454304099 end time Sep-26-10 00:14:14 PDT)

    Here's the search link I used on eBay, there are other brands too.
    http://shop.ebay.com/?_from=R40&_tr...ng+galaxy+s+armband&_sacat=See-All-Categories

    /joma
     
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  3. wupper

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  4. NZtechfreak

    NZtechfreak Well-Known Member

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    Either of these look alright:

    [​IMG]LAB - iArmBands ArmBand / Arm Band for Samsung Vibrant - eBay (item 290501988543 end time Dec-18-10 12:35:20 PST)

    A user at this thread at XDA recommends the LAB one above. Another in the same thread recommends the one below (basically anything that fits an Evo will fit the GS).

    [​IMG]Sport Armband for Samsung Galaxy S Epic 4G & Fascinate - eBay (item 400157337131 end time Dec-22-10 14:07:59 PST)

    I'm sure you'd find a really cheap one (deal extreme?) that did just as well somewhere else, I'm using an old one from Ebay that I got for my HD2 for a couple of bucks...


    Oooh [​IMG]this one looks nice (specifically made for GS),

    EDIT: I just purchased the bottom one, if you don't need your armband immediately I will review it when it arrives.
     
  5. Goala

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    Has it arrived? :p

    I'm looking for an armband for the Galaxy S and I'd like to know your impressions about yours.
     
  6. NZtechfreak

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    Not yet!

    Should arrive in the coming week or so I guess, it will have been hit by the Christmas mail frenzy...
     
  7. Goala

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    OK, thanks for the quick reply.

    I'll keep an eye on this post ;)
     
  8. mattuhh

    mattuhh Well-Known Member

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    I've been thinking about taking up jogging and when I used to go to the gym I hated having to put my phone in my pocket and have wires hanging everwhere, I'm looking forward to your review on this as I am tempted to get one too.
    Nice find :)
     
  9. NZtechfreak

    NZtechfreak Well-Known Member

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    Armband arrived today, great first impressions - very snug fit (actually slightly difficult to get in initially, imagine it will loosen with time and I'll get the knack of it, but certainly prefer the fact that its clearly fitted specifically for this handset), hole for the audio jack perfectly positioned, it has a print of the power and volume buttons on the outside of it for using them whilst in the pocket, stitching looks good quality.

    Only possible drawbacks are the width of the velcro strip seems slightly narrow at around 2cm wide, don't know yet whether that will be a problem, but seems unlikely, and I don't know that the armband will fit around very large arms (so a problem for you guys with 24inch guns, not a worry for me).

    Will post up some pics shortly.
     
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    Pics are here (apologies for the poor quality, trying to get serviceable shots with a Desire in low light is rather difficult).
    [​IMG]
     
  11. Goala

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    NZtechfreak, thank you very very much.

    Can you take a pic where the whole strip can be seen? I'd like to check the strip's length.

    And the 2 cms velcro strip seems sufficient, my former pda armband velcro strip is 2 cms wide too.

    As I can see in the last pic, it seems there is a cover with velcro all around the phone gap (excuse my english! :p), isn't it?

    Thanks again. I think I'm going to order one armband for my galaxy.

    Edited: I did forget to ask if the screen is sensitive enough with this plastic cover.
     
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    Sure will post another pic later, the screen is fine through the plastic, obviously not as sensitive as without, but works well.
     
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    OK, easier to measure the inner circumference than take a picture - about 38cm as near as I can make it.
     
  14. Goala

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    Thanks again. I'm going to order two armbands (my wife will get her own Galaxy S in a few days).
     
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    No problem, I think you'll be happy with it, I know I am.
     

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