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Tips Note 3 cases?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by dcm1602, Sep 29, 2013.

  1. drexappeal

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    Lol... for real. Almost wish you posted earlier. Could've saved some cash. Unbelievably, there is a kickstand case that is one of the thinnest i've ever seen.
     

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    I no it was a ways up there but i just received my Spigen neo hybrid yesterday. It seems to fit perfect for me. It was kinda snug the first time i put it on, Although the next day i removed it to apply my iloome screenmate flex that came in and it fit rather well.
     
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    Hey case people... need some advice. :) I posted a few pages back regarding my initial impressions of the S-View case, and I really can't decide whether or not to keep it after a week.

    I do love the functionality the window offers (the quick camera is really nice).

    BUT... I also can't get used to holding the thing with the door folded back... it's just kind of uncomfortable for regular use. That, and it was $60 (silly).

    So... do I keep it and just switch out covers once in a while (and just buy a ton from the Chinese site above?!).

    Thanks!
     
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    I just ordered one. It comes in a million colors but I liked the simulated leather. Over 5000 people have bought it and give it a high rating. It's due in today. I'll post how it looks when I see actually see it
     
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    I picked up the Spigen Ultra-slim case for my Note 3. Had it on for about a week.

    I am definitely happy as it is VERY slim and only adds about 1mm to the front edges and just enough to the back to cover the camera. I lay my phone face down a lot and that 1mm protects the screen. I do not feel this case will offer much protection if dropped - some but not much. It's pretty hard so it wouldn't disperse the impact energy.

    My only complaint is that the bottom edge (cutout around the charging port) is sharp. When I hold my phablet in portrait mode, my thumb usually rests on the bottom to support it. It's a very thin edge and is a bit sharp on my thumb.

    One big plus is that the case does not cover much of the bottom or top of the phone. This allows the elegant 'metal' edges to show and retains some of the beauty of this phone.

    http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00DCICXMU/ref=pe_385040_30332190_TE_tr_3p_M3T1_ST1_dp_1

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    After a long night/day's work, I came home to find a surprise: A second Spigen Neo Hybrid case was delivered to my house. I'm not sure why this was sent, because I wasn't told they would ship another back to me, especially since I got refunded for the first one, but I have it here. I probably shouldn't have opened it, but my curiosity got the best of me. I tested it out, and it fits perfect. The one I had ordered was white, and this one is silver, so I'm wondering if this was given to me by mistake. I sent them an email. I don't like taking stuff I didn't pay for, plus, I've gotten too used to the clear case. I regret opening it, but I just had to see if both had fitment issues. I'm happy to say that it fits like a silky glove...sturdy, and the button movements are perfect, with no slop. The band still makes it a little harder to hold due to its slippery finish, though.

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    Sorry that the pics didn't come out as clear as I was expecting.
     
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    I have a Verizon Note 3, and purchased a Tech 21 Impact Tactical Smokey case from the T mobile website. It is an awesome case if you are looking for a TPU case that has grip but does not stick in your pocket, and offers protection. This is a matte gray case with a slight orange band showing through around the edge of the phone. There are several other models coming the Tech21 website

    I tried to post a link, but it will not let me since I do not have enough posts..... Just look on T mobiles website, or tech21dotukdotcom/product/samsung_galaxy_note_3_case_impact_tactical_smokey
     
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    I got mine yesterday as well. It does fit perfectly and while there is a small amount of play on the power button, it certainly isn't bad and doesn't affect the functionality of the button. I actually like the grip of the case compared to the phone with no case. I have somewhat big hands so the case, for me, makes it easier to handle the phone. I'm sure that point will differ for a lot of people. Although I had to wait a week, I'm very pleased with this case.
     
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    The Seidio active case is finally available. What does everyone think about this case? It is either this case or the Otterbox Defender. There is also a holster available for the active case and is not quite as large as the Otterbox. Interesting to hear everyone's thoughts. I have posted the link to the Seidio active case below:

    SEIDIO | ACTIVE Case for Samsung Galaxy Note 3
     
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    Thanks for the heads up. I am thinking of returning my Spigen Slim Armour case for this. My Spigen case near the S pen is "sharp"/bothersome.
     
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    I got an email about the ballastic cases came out today

    Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Cases | Ballistic Case Co.

    Has anyone purchased one ?

    Im waiting to get a better deal as I have a cheap crap case already, but ballastic is likely going to be my choice
     
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    I put one on my Galaxy S4, I like the looks, but it picks up a huge amount of pocket lint (even after cleaning my pockets). My all TPU Spigen Bounce Case doesn't pick up any pocket lint and its quality is superior.
     
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    Got home and to my surprise, there was my package. (Insert King Missile reference here.) Opened it up.... wrong color. :( Ordered through Amazon and filed a claim through them. Hoping to hear back from them.

    I ordered the yellow Spigen Neo Hybrid Case and they sent the champagne instead. No offense but I'm still sick of seeing that color after every point and shoot and ambiguous sedan has been made in that color.

    I still cracked it open to see how it fit though. Overall, I think it could be a bit snugger but it does fit pretty well. When it isn't on the phone, it doesn't feel like it is all that much but amazingly it does add to the dimensions enough once on to be noticeable. I felt like the buttons felt reasonable to me. The S-pen does end up feeling extremely recessed in there but not much anyone can do about that. It still comes out pretty easily.

    Overall, I think it is well worth the price. I think if you get a color you like, it'll just feel and look natural.
     
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    Hi I'm a new member.
    Hailing from Indonesia here.
     
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    Has anyone put on Spigen Glass t R slim protector glass?
    I have just received a delivery , but haven't glued it on the display scree, and would like to know if there's issues or anything..

    Thanks!

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    Is the cut out around the S pen smooth? They are sharp around my Slim Armor. I am debating getting the neo hybrid
     
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    I had the same issue. The case fits loosely and the spen impossible to remove because the hole is too small.
     
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    In the very beginning I've always wanted the Neo Hybrid Spigen case and have read so many reviews for it. I had bought a couple of temp cases waiting until I could get one. I started getting worried however with all the posts I've seen where people were having problems with their case.

    Today I was out and about just doing some shopping and I passed by a shop that sells cases. As I joke I asked my daughter to take a peek inside to see if they had the case I was after and to my surprise they did. With some reluctance I bought it.

    I can tell you it took me all of 30 seconds to apply the case and it fits perfectly. There are no problems for me at all. I have no loose places and the s-pen is still easy to take out. I love the look and feel of it. It looks way better to me in person than the pics I've seen online. I'm really impressed with it.


    TL : DR

    I find that it looks and feels great without any drawbacks. I bought it in a store so I didn't have any problems with shipping.
     
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    Got a case from Accessories Arena on Amazon today. This less than $10.00 case fits well. All the cutouts line up with no problems and I really like the vertical kickstand concept. This case has a two piece hard plastic inner liner with a rubber herringbone textured outer layer. The color seems a little off though. It looked really red on the web but it looks orange to me. The grippiness is good but it will take some getting used to since I've been using the iBlason case with the soft rubber inner layer. I'll post some pictures tomorrow night.
     
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    I just got my note 3 armband case I mentioned a few posts back and I must say it fits well and I love the texture and for only $9.99 it is wonderful material and seems very legitimate I'm excited to try it out!! :) ;-) :)
     
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    I wouldn't say there are sharp cuts, as there are sharp design angles around it, but it's not smooth. I would never consider it a problem, even though I always use the S-pen.
     
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    I've been using my Neo Hybrid for a week now. It's a great case. It fits well and feels good on the phone. Plus it looks very nice in red. I don't have any of the issues being talked about.
     
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    Regarding the Spigen Slim tR..


    I have this and installed it without issue. The only problem I have with it, is that some cases are not compatible with it. For instance the seisio surface. The fit is just too tight and it is lifting the edges of the screen protector.

    Other than that it is awesome.
     

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