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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by theshoefairy, Aug 1, 2016.

  1. theshoefairy

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    Hi all, I have searched high and low on the net and haven't been able to find one. Is there a case that protects the whole phone including the camera lens?
     

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    You've got a tough road ahead of you. To start with most cases to help eliminate the generally disliked camera "bulge" and in the process provide an additional level of protection. However a protective cap on the camera would either create another bulge or require a fairly thick case. On top of that, one of the great benefits of a phone-based camera is the ability to quickly take shots without even turning the camera on let alone having to open a flap of protective cover. I doubt if there is enough public demand for a case maker to customize such a case. Best of luck in your search and please post if we do find such a case.
     
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    Thanks for the reply. I was thinking more along the lines of a cover that has a protective see through bit where they usually have the cut out bit for the camera at the back if that makes any sense. I have found tempered glass camera lens cover for the back though although not sure how well these would work.
     
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    Even the slimline cases extend above the camera bulge and given the size of the opening, the chances of scratching or damaging the lens are fairly remote. I use the Spigen new hybrid case and the lens is recessed enough that accidental scratches would be very improbable. Also a clear cover would/could create some distortion specially since lenses are necessarily made of very high quality glass.
     
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    That would create a pretty big loss on quality. The camera lens is pretty tough already on it's own. But a cheap see through cover would accumulate scratches in no time, plus there would be no guarantee that the optics would be good. Placing a cover over the lens would be a good way to get blurry photos all the time. Heck even a plastic film over the camera already blurs the photos. What more a see through film a bit of distance away that would distort, reflect, and refract the entering light.
     

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