Otterbox Defender vs Commuter Comparison for Note 2 *with pics*Tips


Last Updated: 2013-04-27 01:19:42
  1. dwagner88

    dwagner88 Well-Known Member

    I love my mercury case. Can't beat the quality for the price.

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  2. Benjie

    Benjie Well-Known Member

    I occasionally hear the click, overall though it rarely messes up. Pocket storage for me is not convenient due to frequent kneeling and picking up heavy items. Prior to obtaining the Defender, I used a small camera case that was clipped to the belt.
  3. ren857

    ren857 Well-Known Member





    Not early. Maybe lazily. The Note 2 has been out since late October in the US and the case is just being released now.

    Iphone cases are ready at launch. They figure the iphones are their bread and butter.
  4. ppfd

    ppfd Member

    Thats what irritates me as much as it is true. Iphones are these companies money makers.

    I'm a Firefighter/Paramedic and and Emergency Nurse on the side.

    So obviously my phone gets into many rough situations. Not to mention carrying the N2 in my pocket is not very handy or comfortable. I use my phone as a mini tablet twice as much as I talk on it or text.

    I need a case with a belt clip!:D

    I've had the Ballistic case on my I4 since it was offered. This case is top notch! Much less bulk than the Defender I think. I wish Ballistic would get it in gear and get the belt case out.

    In the mean time I bought the Case Mate snap on case with kick stand and a screen protector at the AT&T store when I got the phone.

    I've thought about getting one of these for now:
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  5. keyan333

    keyan333 Well-Known Member

    Can you please upload the additional pictures then??
  6. vgp

    vgp Well-Known Member

    Arrggg...thats so annoying. Best Buy, Walmart, Sprint, ATT, TMoble stores have row and rows of Iphone covers, but only a spot about the size of a piece of paper of "other" phone covers. :-(
  7. g2manhou

    g2manhou Active Member

    There's just so much variety in hardware for Android that they don't concentrate a whole lot on particular Android phones. But we love variety.
  8. keyan333

    keyan333 Well-Known Member

  9. ren857

    ren857 Well-Known Member

    I just got my gray Defender and I love it. The screen protector isn't as bad as I thought it was. It does increase the glare but I can deal. The buttons are a little harder to press, but I can adjust.

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  10. ScandaLeX

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  11. ScandaLeX

    ScandaLeX Wasn't Me Guide

    See above post.... :D

    Have you adjusted to the button presses yet?
  12. ren857

    ren857 Well-Known Member

    Actually, I have. Mainly because I've had otterbox defenders on my previous 2 phones - my s3 and Evo LTE.
  13. keyan333

    keyan333 Well-Known Member


    What case do you have?? And I doubt it offers the same protection??
  14. ScandaLeX

    ScandaLeX Wasn't Me Guide

    It's in quite a few posts around here.
    Kick your feet up get comfortable and find it. LOL!!!!! :D




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  15. keyan333

    keyan333 Well-Known Member

    Ha, really don't like the style and the back design. Also Otterbox is the most protective, and they have great warranty. It's just annoying how it's taking so long to come to the UK.
  16. georgewkush

    georgewkush New Member

    The commuter is perfect for me
    I enjoy the added bulkiness it gives me something to hold on to
  17. keyan333

    keyan333 Well-Known Member

  18. g2manhou

    g2manhou Active Member

  19. Benjie

    Benjie Well-Known Member

    My Note 2 fell out of the holder 4 times today, securely seated each time. Kneeling and pressure against the bottom of the holder.
  20. TTNuge

    TTNuge Member

    Got my Defender and I love it. Very solid and seems like it will offer great protection. I popped out the built in screen protector and kept my SPG on it. Belt clip has also been solid for me as well so far.

    I like that the buttons are harder to press, I had too many times where I would accidentally press a button prior to having this case so I like that it actually requires an effort to push.

    I do wish the rubber was a little less slippery though but it's still pretty good.
  21. ren857

    ren857 Well-Known Member

    My 14-month-old sat on my phone with the defender on (he weighs about 24 pounds). He's the main reason I got the defender in the first place. Ha!
  22. g2manhou

    g2manhou Active Member

    How's the screen protector? Does it hug the screen or does it hover above?
  23. ren857

    ren857 Well-Known Member

    It does kinda hover it. I think I may get a replacement. It does cause me to have to press a few letters a little more forcefully.
  24. foladar

    foladar New Member

    What case is this? Couldn't find it from your posts so registered to ask.

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