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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Mdraej99, Aug 15, 2015.

  1. alady4asia

    alady4asia Lurker

    I purchased my cases off ebay.

  2. Silencedelta

    Silencedelta Newbie

    Really? I have big hands and have no problem click the little nub out and grab it with the tip of your nail works even with short nails.
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  3. Mdraej99

    Mdraej99 Android Enthusiast
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    I am starting to work around it by using my nails... I paid too much for this case.. I don't wanna give it up!! Thanks :)
  4. ZepTepi

    ZepTepi Android Enthusiast

    Mine is due to be delivered on Monday so I'm going to be itching to get my N5 working once it's in its case. It's killing me having it sit on my desk until then but I don't want to risk dropping it or getting any damage to it. If I didn't use my phone at work a lot it would be a different story.
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  5. treb1797

    treb1797 Extreme Android User

    I just received the Samsung brand Ultra Slim Clear Protective Cover from shopandroid.com. I hate big bulky cases so this thing is perfect for me!! Highly recommend :thumbsupdroid:
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  6. ronjcar

    ronjcar Member

  7. digdug1

    digdug1 Android Expert

    Does the defender impede the wireless charging?
  8. I ordered one from Spigen off Ebay last week and just got it. It was suppose to come with a screen protector and they forgot to send it. So to fix their screw up they sent me out a pack of 3 screen protectors
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  9. Pep

    Pep Android Enthusiast

    Any waterproof cases out there?
  10. Cameron808

    Cameron808 Lurker

    I am having the same problem with this phone as my old S4..The phone is so slick (slippery) that it easily slides out of my pants pocket when I sit down. With my old S4, I just went on eBay and found a new Back/Battery cover that was faux leather and had a little grip. I don't like cases because they add bulk and my phone is in my pocket 95% of the time so it is not needed.
    I need the same thing for my Note 5 but obviously I can't replace the back. I just need something that will give it a little grip to keep it in my pocket.
  11. ice monstah

    ice monstah Lurker

    I picked up the Otterbox DEFENDER series case in black for my note 5 on Friday at wireless wave, it was the last one!!!! Its not as bulky as the former defender series for previous note phones. I owned the note 3 and man that case was like holding a brick. So far so good, I dropped it as soon as I put the case on, outside on cement and it bounced like nothing could do it harm. 100 dollars well spent to Protect something 10 times that amount.
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  12. KOLIO

    KOLIO Guest

    You got some good Karma,the timing of your purchase couldn't have been any better.
    Time to go buy some Lottery tickets..................;)
  13. bubbameat

    bubbameat Member

    I picked up these
    http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01196ZZH6?psc=1&redirect=true&ref_=oh_aui_detailpage_o03_s00 (use this when I wear blue jeans. The jeans color rubs off on clear and white. Very cheap, looks great. protection is minimal, especially where the pen housing is. They cut too much for easy access, so if it drops on that corner there will be a problem.

    http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B013D1P1CY?psc=1&redirect=true&ref_=oh_aui_detailpage_o03_s02 (If I want a little more protection. I've used these on ipads and they have been great. Unfortunatley there is a slight air bubble on the sides which I can't get rid of)

    http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B010R8CE4O?psc=1&redirect=true&ref_=oh_aui_detailpage_o03_s00 (This is my favorite so far, although I'm not too keen on the minimal clearance for the screen protection. That said my white note 5 looks very good in this case. I do like the covers over the headphone jack and usb charger holes)

    Along with the tech 21 case I have a nice set of cases. (I'm sure I'll get more lol). I wish the tech 21 was in clear, grey or white. Currently only in black.
  14. PSchwarz

    PSchwarz Lurker

    I recently switched back to an Android from the IPhone 6+ and got the Note 5. I purchased the INCIPIO case to keep it safe...I work in quarries and there are many sharp objects around....I know I would like to show the beauty of the phone off, but in this work environment no way! I have been a Speck case user for a few years now and love them! They have a nice grip to them and hold up very well.
  15. KOLIO

    KOLIO Guest

    Alright,going against my original plans of going w/o a case & in the absence of a TPU backless bumper frame available,I ordered a somewhat minimal OEM Samsung Case:

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    I ordered from e-Bay for a couple reasons:
    1) Overall less expensive,even with Samsung's 30% discount code that came w/registering the phone w/them.
    2) Do not care for UPS shipping,which is what Samsung uses.Based on my personal experiences, given an alternative to UPS,I'll take the alternative every time.

    Anyhoo,it may take a little longer to get to arrive,but,that's OK w/me.
  16. KOLIO

    KOLIO Guest

    Got here a bit sooner than expected.While I opted for express shipping,I wasn't expecting delivery in 2.5 days,very nice.
    No surprises here,a perfect fit & easy installation/removal,not a lot of effort for either,yet,still feels secure/in place.
    Yes,this case is somewhat of a compromise between protection & feel-in-hand.The latter ranks high on my list for this phone,so,for my use,this case fits.
    Admittedly,this case isn't providing as much protection as most,but,at least the backside & corners are covered, providing a buffer to a lot of potential damage.This protection is extended to the front side as well,as the corners are raised just enough to enable placing the phone face-down on a flat/clean surface without worry.
    Wireless Charging works flawlessly w/the case installed,no worries there whatsoever.
    The material is listed as a hard plastic,but,it doesn't really feel all that cheap,actually has a grippy feel to it,not slick as say,the backside of an LG G2.
    The added thickness w/the case installed doesn't really change the feel-in-hand/grip,as the exposed sides still give way to most of the curved edge,retaining the same comfort level.
    Overall,I'm quite pleased,it fits my needs.
    I'd prefer a bumper only/backless frame,but,the only ones available ATM are metal & from appearances,are not well designed.Seen similar w/other phones & they're cheaply made,ill-fitting after the foam lining disintegrates.
    The corner edge protection on this case somewhat addresses the design I'm looking for & until NILLKIN makes their bumper frame for this phone,as they did w/the Note4,:
    this case will do the trick.
  17. Nomusa53

    Nomusa53 Newbie

    Speck Candy Shell Grip black and white was ONLY case available at my Best Buy 8/29 (too masculine looking but NICE, secure feel in hand. So... desperately Amazon ordered Verus Hi Pro Shield in black/gold (to make up for no gold Note5!) -- very cute but cheap feel and sides VERY slippery (returning). Also Amazon ordered Spigen Slim Armor in black & gold. All over slippery, no grippy anything (returning). Also eBay ordered my standard go to ... iFace Mall -- gold, grippy sides, cute, protective, thin, raised lip (love it)!
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  18. Nomusa53

    Nomusa53 Newbie

    Very cute .... but .... as slippery as the phone itself. I ordered the gold one and am returning.
  19. Nomusa53

    Nomusa53 Newbie

    I got the official Samsung wireless charger (must be plugged into wall ( FREE with my Note 5 from Best Buy (and $200 for giving them my VERY old, yukky Droid Pro from back of a drawer). But ... Saw a UTuber with "QI Stone Charger" which is truly no wires -- not plugged into wall. May swap!! He showed several cases and how they worked with the QI. Only the BULKY THICK cases seemed not to work. But even still, u often have to slide phone WITH CASE around until u find SWEET SPOT on Samsung wireless charger.
  20. brerarnold

    brerarnold Lurker

    I got the Spigen Note 5 Case Wallet. $19.99 on Amazon. Classy looking. I've dropped it twice (d'oh!) and no harm to the phone or case! It has handy slots for credit cards (but I use them for business cards instead), a pocket for some cash (not much or it will bulge), and can be set up as a kickstand, which is a great feature. On a scale of 1 to 10, this is a win (as Flossy Carter always says.)

    Oh yeah, and it works with the wireless charger!
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  21. samcraig

    samcraig Member

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  22. STEVEN-H

    STEVEN-H Member

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  23. Proctorc

    Proctorc Member

    I have the neo hybrid and an otterbox. I really enjoy the Spigen Neo Hybrid case. Keeps it slim while allowing for alot of protection. The added kickstand is just a plus to.

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The Samsung Galaxy Note 5 release date was August 2015. Features and Specs include a 5.7" inch screen, 16MP camera, 4GB RAM, Exynos 7420 Octa processor, and 3000mAh battery.

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