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Support Custom Removable Backs for SGS4?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by DrZach21, Jul 9, 2013.

  1. DrZach21

    DrZach21 New Member
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    Is it possible to purchase removable backs for my Samsung Galaxy online? If so, what sites would you recommend? Thanks in advance.
     

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  2. LilBit

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    Moved to S4 for better responses and flow of info.:)
     
  3. DrZach21

    DrZach21 New Member
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    I did, thanks.
     
  4. Whtchdr

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    There are a ton of them available on Ebay. You can find carbon fiber, metal, and plastic replacements. I haven't seen any sites selling anything other than OEM replacements however.
     
  5. EzGoingKev

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    Is there anyone selling one that is just like the stock piece but has some texture to it (like the S2)?
     
  6. rcyphermd

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    Yes. Check eBay and Amazon. Lots of choices
     
  7. lotus49

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    Has anyone seen any carbon fibre replacement backs?

    There are lots on eBay that claim to be carbon fibre, but even a cursory glance at the photographs makes it clear that this is just a slightly carbon weave pattern imprinted on plastic or PU leather, not actually carbon fibre at all.
     
  8. bls

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    I think a metal back with good texture would add some much needed heft to the phone. Too light by itself so I've been using a Spigen Neo Hybrid case.

    But I worry that putting a third-party metal backing on the phone might interfere with the antennae since the phone wasn't designed to get an ideal signal while accounting for a metal case.
     

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