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Tips Galaxy S4 Cases and covers!

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by leo2013, Mar 6, 2013.

  1. ChicTek

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    Just FYI, I got my China version of the Neo Hybrid and it's pretty obvious that it's a fake because the bumper is plastic, lol. My kids think my phone looks like a big iphone now, which I don't mind - I like the look of iPhone, just not the actual product. For $7 I'm glad I tried it, now I won't mind dropping the money on the real deal.
     

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    The bumper (the ring around the rubber case) is plastic on the genuine product as well.
     
  3. ChicTek

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    Oh! I thought it was metal... Have a friend with the blue one and it sure felt like metal! This package LOOKS authentic, but I will check with Spigen.
     
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    Yes, Tech Armor Glass product was worth every penny (and cheaper than the competition to boot). I honestly don't know why it has taken me this long to move to a glass screen protector - not only will it protect the screen from those annoying scratches, but it very likely provides some additional reinforcement for the original screen for those impact situations.

    I assume it arrived for you today?
     
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    It should have a warranty card that can validate wether or not it's fake.
     
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    This case looks awesome, I won some cases for the s4 one is a leather jison case black with flip cover price is $45 and a battery case from tmart.com that is $20 got them a couple days ago might try to sale them and get this case. I like those cases but that one seems to have everything I wanted.
     
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    Got the Element case in and I love it. Highly recommended
     
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    That is a nice case. I had the original Samsung S View case but traded it out for an Otterbox Commuter because the original S View makes it hard for one hand operation, made it hard to get to volume control, and the original offered no protection.
     
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    I also got one of those knock off china made Spigen cases, you know when it is a knock off when the metal buttons are attached to the TPU, on the original the buttons are part of the metal frame. The knock off case you can not slip the TPU on the phone and then the metal bumper, the metal bumper has to be on the TPU and then you slip the phone into the case "which should not be the case", also since the buttons are on the TPU itself and are HUGE, any slight pressure on the power button will turn the phone on "not a good thing". I tossed the case out, live and learn.
     
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    Um, read the Spigen instructions. You're supposed to mate the tpu with the bumper and then put the phone in or out. It very clearly states do not put the tpu on the phone first and then the bumper.
     
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    Hmm..using these factors, I may have a genuine Spigen. It has a holographic sticker on it but I don't see a card to register...and it tells me to visit the site, but is written in mandarin 👻
     
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    I'm using a Spigen SGP Slim Armor case.

    The fit and finish is stellar. It's dual layer construction provides great protection and very comfortable ergonomics, of all the cases I've purchased this one is the very best.
     
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    Problem persists with the images, I need to select the post for see it,I scroll the page and image disappear

    Enviado desde mi Galaxy S4 usando Tapatalk Beta4
     
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    Edited - wrong thread - sorry
     
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    That looks pretty good! Way to think outside the box with that one.
     
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    I so love my s4 and I keep it safe, organize and protected with the cases I bought from amazon.
     
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    Wow. Just no.

    The griffin survivor is a true military grade drop/bump/crush protective case which is dustproof and highly water resistant (not submergable, but splash proof thanks to breatheable gore-tex-like panels covering speaker and mic ports.

    When I get one for my S4 in the near future it'll be the third griffin survivor case I've owned. I use them hiking, kayaking, running, etc. Really awesome bit of gear, but it bulks your phone right out so it's not ideal for every day use. That's where the Urban Armor Gear and the Otterbox Commuter cases come into their own - low profile protection.
     
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    I own this case and was so excited to get it. Over I got it I was in different. It's a good case but not for more than $30
     
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    Where did you get that red cover? I found a bunch on ebay but am worried about the aluminum affecting the signal? Do you notice any signal drop with the cover on?
     
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    I got the "SAVFY New Premium Flip S-View" from Amazon. It's supposed to be leather but I'm not convinced. The back is definitely plastic but I do like it EXCEPT that the top cover won't stay closed very well. I'm thinking of some way to fix a fastener of velcro or something. I wanted a bright colour to be able to find it in my bag, and for that it definitely fits the bill.

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    Maybe the cover will fit better when I've used it awhile.
     
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    update on my hybrid. The thin metal bar around the plug broke, while in my pocket, and it was the only thing in there. Its an obvious weak point.
     
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    I have the i-BLASON kickstand case for my S4. It's great. I'm so used to having a kick stand from when I had the D3. This case is a little lighter and thinner than the stock VZW one I had for my D3. On the downside, it's easier to knock over when in portrait mode, the phone being more top-heavy.
     

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