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  1. eclipsed039

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    Zero lemon 10,000mAh battery case and tempered glass protector. Flawless!
     

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    I refuse to use a screen protector & haven't found a case with a stand yet that I like enough to buy.
     
  3. bonerp

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    I hate the neo hybrid case. Makes a big phone enormous. You loose the thin profile immediately.
    Love the Iloome flex. If only it was so in the UK....
    First n3 went on perfectly but the 2nd I botched it.... Awaiting another...
    Not using a case... A big risk considering I dropped the 1st n3 and damaged the frame....
    Too nice to hide tho
     
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    you should try these: cheap and fits great...

    Amazon.com: Fintie Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Guardian Series Case Dual Layer Holster with Kickstand and Belt Swivel Clip for Samsung Galaxy Note 3 III N9000 - Black: Office Products

    Amazon.com: Evecase S-Line Slim TPU Case with Kick-Stand for Samsung Galaxy Note 3 - Frosted Clear (AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, T-Mobile and All Versions Compatible): Cell Phones & Accessories

    i have them both.. and cant decide which i like more...
    you can also remove the back cover from the phone before you put in the case... keeps the whole phone still thin.


    to OP.. no screen protector yet.. cant decide if i want it or not... love the naked glass feel.
    i want to not use a case.. but i don't want to risk it.. so it is in a case (1 of 5 cases i have)
    the phone still looks great.
     
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    Unscathed (knocks on wood). It's still new though, I've only had it a few weeks.

    Really? The Neo Hybrid is as slim and sleek as it gets imo. I like the look and feel of the case better than the naked phone. I plan on getting a few more so I can rock different colors.
     
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    I did the same for mine as I do with all my smartphones. I didn't walk out of the store without it. The one gripe I do have about the Otterbox is it is difficult to get it out of the case sometimes.
     
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    My friend had an otterbox.. She could not get her phone out to change the battery. Saw my cheap $3 case with kickstand...slim.. Easy to hold. The biatch stole my case
     
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    It can be a pita to get the phone out of the defender series case but a little practice and it gets easier. I just pull off the outer case then use my pocket knife to click down the tabs on 3 sides and it snaps right off. It isn't too bad but I can see someone having problems with it the first few times.
     
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    I have a screen protector and case on . So far so good... but once when the device fell it came off the case . But no harm done.
     
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    i think.. when a phone falls..

    and the case comes apart... it helps absorb some of the shock.. as the parts go flying which takes some of the kinetic energy away.

    so that the glass feels less of the shock.

    but the problem is the 2nd and 3rd bounces... which might scratch the plastic.. a little.
     
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    Thank you very much for this!!!!!
     
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    The Fintie case is another variation of the iBlason model but with the kickstand also on the belt holster. I think you'll like that Fintie one ScandaLeX. It's cheaper than the iBlason and has more features.
     
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    I cant seem to use the belt holster that it came with the Fintie .. way to big on my hip..
    and I am over 6ft.. 205lbs..
     
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    I've had mine several months, bought it the day they were released. I buy my phones to use and enjoy, therefore a screen protector is of no interest to me. The tactile experience of the Oleophobic coated display is too nice to cover up with a protector.

    I don't baby it, but I am mindful of how it's handled. To date it's flawless. A quick wipe with a microfiber cloth keeps it looking good. If it gets dropped it may break, a risk I'm willing to take. That's why they sell replacements :)
     
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    For anyone that wants to save a few quid in the uk
    Ebay item 201015789349.
    Neo hybrid replica for
     
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    I ordered one similar to this a few weeks ago, it arrived and fitted nicely and looked good, it was only when I tried to get my S Pen out that I struggled, so did my wife for over a minute lol.
    Sent mine back and got a refund but I'm not sure if all these copies are the same or not.
     
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    It arrived. I can get the pen out no problem. Maybe they change it.
    it's a bargain compared to the oe one which I also have.
     
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    I have a new status :(

    In answer to the thread question, no, slight mark in bezel top left corner. I swung around while browsing and dinged it on the table. I'm bloody furious with myself. :(
     
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    Ooooooh nasty :(
     
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    Cracked glass on mine. Still no idea how it happened.
     
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    iBlason case and Zagg screen protector from day 1.

    Wife had a pouch that's too small (she used it with her LG EnV Touch) and a Zagg protector. Both have been through the mill (she was in the hospital for 4 days) and not a mark. (So I'll drop mine now. right?) $50 to protect $700? Small price.
     

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