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A case for the Captivate

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Drybones5, Aug 17, 2010.

  1. Drybones5

    Drybones5 Newbie
    Thread Starter

    What is a good case for the captivate that isn't expensive. I'm looking at gel cases and hard cases.
     


  2. Residue26

    Residue26 Newbie

    Just got this one yesterday. Seems pretty good and for the price, it's definitely worth it.
    amzer.com/Amzer-Silicone-Skin-Jelly-Case-Black-P88806.htm
     
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  3. CrimsonPride

    CrimsonPride Android Expert

    im waiting and hoping incipio comes out with a case, i think they have the best look/protection
     
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  4. Drybones5

    Drybones5 Newbie
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  5. CrimsonPride

    CrimsonPride Android Expert

    I just contacted insipio and they said they will be releasing their galaxy s line by the end of the month, i got my fingers crossed.
     
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  6. rlb4

    rlb4 Android Enthusiast

  7. rrrrramos

    rrrrramos Member

    I got the Bodyglove case from Best Buy and I'm a big fan of it. It's a pretty durable, flexible plastic, I'd say it's a great middleground between a silicone cover and a hard case. I'd love if they had something like the Speck Candyshell I had for my iPhone but this one seems like it accomplishes the same feat without the dust attracting silicone.
     
  8. ace35

    ace35 Member

    got the body glove from att, works well as a cover, went to ebay and got a case and power supplies and the case fits with the glove on.

    eBay My World - bestcellbuy
     
  9. MeVirtually

    MeVirtually Newbie

    I just ordered a silicon case from Amazon for a penny plus $2.98 shipping since I had some store credit there. It's a fairly generic-looking silicon case, but since the other colors like it were over a dollar, I figured they were having a hard time unloading the purple ones. A girl's gotta catch a break when she can.

    I'm really waiting for a soft-hard hybrid case for impact absorption and prevention of dents in the corners. I too would love the Speck Candyshell for this phone, but I can't imagine putting that case on, with the way the Captivate is shaped. I could see something like the Switcheasy Rebel, with a rigid spine that snaps over the softer, form-fitted case. The Amzer looks most promising, with what looks to be raised corners, but I'll probably stick with what I just bought until I see something that catches my eye.
     
  10. BigCiX

    BigCiX Android Expert

    I'll let u know in a couple of days. I already ordered it.
     
  11. MassacrMan

    MassacrMan Android Enthusiast

  12. gunny5821

    gunny5821 Android Enthusiast

  13. Boldt

    Boldt Well-Known Member

    I picked up my Body Glove case today from Best Buy and I love it. Great feel to it and I can hardly notice it is there. It looks pretty nice too - very happy. Just wish Otterbox would get with it make something decent. I have no clue what other companies offer decent protection, a definite must for me with this phone.
     
  14. saigon

    saigon Member

    Body glove case is perfect!
     
  15. MeVirtually

    MeVirtually Newbie

  16. sremick

    sremick Android Expert

    Goodness, I hope not. Silicon is what they make chips out of. Silicone is the rubbery stuff. ;)

    Silicon:

    [​IMG]

    Silicone:

    [​IMG]
     
  17. RedRyno

    RedRyno Well-Known Member


    Man I sure you could have found better uses of silicone than that... (.) (.)
     
  18. sremick

    sremick Android Expert

    You and I have different definitions of the word "better". ;)
     
  19. MeVirtually

    MeVirtually Newbie

    Whoops, lol :eek: That chunk of silicon would definitely protect whatever gets sealed inside it, but nobody would ever see it again. Now that'd be a hands-free device!
     
  20. Endoran

    Endoran Android Enthusiast

    Anyone know of a clear case for the Captivate? I had one on my old iPhone 3GS before I gladly jumped that ship. It was made by griffin. The captivate is too good looking in my opinion to cover it up. I do love the feel of the brushed aluminum too...I almost want to go commando with my phone.
     
  21. Copernicus

    Copernicus Lurker

    I ordered this case on Tuesday, it arrived today :)

    This hard case has a nice 'satin' feel to it. It looks ok, but not great from up close. It is much lighter in color than the one pictured. The painted carbon fiber stands up to my fingernail, we'll see how it does over time.

    The cases thickness does make it easier to hit that lock button, I was getting pretty frustrated with it before the case.

    Overall it's a sturdy case that will do the job, just not the best looking thing. Well worth the $7.95 including shipping.
     
  22. chicknlil

    chicknlil Android Enthusiast

    I've also got the bodyglove case that AT&T sells. Love it.
     

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The Samsung Captivate release date was July 2010. Features and Specs include a 4.0" inch screen, 5MP camera, 512GB RAM, Hummingbird processor, and 1500mAh battery.

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