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General Ivisible Shield or OtterBox ?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by 66chevytruck, May 22, 2010.

  1. 66chevytruck

    66chevytruck Member
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    Looking at getting one of them.Pros and Cons.
     

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  2. doogald

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    I'd get both - InvisbleShield to protect the screen, Otterbox (ignoring its screen film) for the rest. Well, that's what I did. (Actually, I bought a screen protector from Skinomi that is similar to the Zagg.)
     
  3. meatwad

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    I have the OtterBox and have dropped my phone several times, not a scratch on it. Did not like the screen protector that came with OtterBox. I don't use one at all and have not had a problem. My only pet peev is that the proximity sensor does not really work when I pull the phone away from my face, the screen doesn't cut back on so I hit the end key. Not a major issue once you get used to it.
     
  4. IzelTokatl

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    Ive always used zagg for my gadgets. If you can get it on without issue it will out last your phone.
     
  5. razorclose

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    Otterbox commuter, works like a charm!
     
  6. jps

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    ive been walking about with my eris and keys in the same pocket for about 4 months now and have yet to get a scratch on this phone, i think screen protectors are just there for the piece of mind.

    the otterbox impact case is just unreal, have dropped my phone countless times and nothing yet. i feel like i could drop this thing from the top of a building and still be in working order.
     
  7. ithejdi

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  8. Adam63impala

    Adam63impala Well-Known Member
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    MAN I have the otterbox impact case, hate It, doesn't fit snug and is too big so it covers the sensor and ear piece.
     
  9. Adam63impala

    Adam63impala Well-Known Member
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    JUSt givingadvice. NOT bashing.
     
  10. BlazeD OnE

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    I personally have the otterbox commuter case, and I absolutely loveee it. doesnt make it that much bigger at all, and adds the support that is needed!
     
  11. pjwren13

    pjwren13 Well-Known Member
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    I have the otterbox commuter and love it also. I like like the screen protector that came with it as well.
     
  12. doogald

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    While I do appreciate the fact that the glass remains unscratched, what I like most about the Skinomi is that oily finger smudges (and face smudges) are easier to wipe off, plus I like the feel of it compared with bare glass.
     
  13. jps

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    maybe i should give one a whirl then, im always wiping my screen to get the oil off.
     

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