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  1. drexappeal

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    Confirmed that chrome plated back cover messes with gps signal. As nice as it is, paint must be metallic.
     

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    Wow, if you bought that online, do they allow comments/reviews? I'd want to warn people against it.
     
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    Well, overall, it's actually a great product. I messaged the ebay seller so they are aware.
     
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    Gotta have the phone on my hip. This looks pretty solid. Ordered from Ebay. $13 free shipping.
     

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    Any get a hold of the new seido flip case let me no.. Id love to c some pics of that bad boy ...
     
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    Just received my Slim Armor case today, and the above matches my impression. A little thicker and heavier than I expected (my phones have all been nekkid before), but it seems to offer solid protection, especially in the corners.

    I'm pleased with how positively the side buttons work and how precise the cutouts are. As others have mentioned, it's definitely slipperier than stock and seems to highlight fingerprints, not that I really care about the latter.

    The narrowness of the S-Pen cutout makes it harder to remove it, especially if you have very short fingernails. I may have to carve that out a little; maybe also the headphone cutout depending on fit.
     
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    Yeah I just got that one too, pretty nice and I love the belt clip :)
     
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    Kickstand on the holster. Good idea. To bad it looks like it only works in one orientation though.
     
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    The case itself also comes with a kickstand... :)
     
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    I bought the Spigen Neo Hybrid case in Infinity White and a flip wallet case by Cellto.

    As for the neo hybrid, I love it for the most part. It's very slim, yet protective and for some reason I find myself in love with the texture of the back of the case. Can't vouch for the drop protection (luckily) but on Reddit people seem to say the shock absorption is good. And the white side with the black phone and case makes it look pretty slick ;)

    The Cellto flip case which I got for $9 on Amazon is pretty stylish in my opinion. The "case" or the part where your phone is held in is made of rubber and the holes line up very well. You can also fold it in a way so it can be like a kickstand as well. The only cons I have with this is that the power button is a little hard to get to and the flap that closes the cover sometimes gets annoying while 2-handed typing (it's kind of bothering me now as I type) but maybe I'm just not used to flip cases yet.

    So far, loving this phone and these cases :)
     
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    Despite the pure beauty of the blue Seido Dilex case I purchased I'm going back to the iBlason for everyday use. It's not as pretty but it feels more rugged for protection purposes. I'm sticking with the Seido belt holster though.
     
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    Is it this one? Amazon.com: i-Blason Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Note III N9000 Smart Phone Leather Slim Book Case Cover with Stand Feature (Black): Cell Phones & Accessories

    How is that by the way? I was maybe thinking of getting it then I could keep my cards in there and not have to carry around a wallet.
     
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    It's actually this one.

    Don't let the "sale ends today" fool you, it's been $4.99 for over a month.

    Also on Amazon in different colors for $16.99.
     
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    Nope. I got the one similar to the Seido Dilex. Dual layer protection especially of the side rails is what I needed. The wallet cases I purchased are farther back in this thread.
     
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    Does that come with a built-in screen protector?
     
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    Amazon is quick to ship as usual... I'm happy to report the same great quality as the black Defender I was using. The camo backing is really smooth feeling, which is kind of a surprise. I thought it would be rough like the black one but it feels completely different.

    I'm using the black inner case with it and it's exactly what I was looking for. I'll keep the orange innards and black outer as spares. All I needed was the extra holster and the camo outer anyway.
     

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    For me, the Otterbox Commuter is the top of the line case for the GN 3. Unlike the morbidly obese Otterbox Defender, the Otterbox Commuter provides great protection in a MUCH slimmer form factor. Don't get me wrong, BOTH cases offer stellar protection, the Commuter however, does so in a MUCH sleeker form factor.
     
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    I've got a Goospery diary wallet case. I had one on my Note 2 and loved it. I like keeping some cash, cards and my phone all in one place.

    I also ordered the Bear Motion slim sand case and a Spigen oleophobic screen protector. They are both out for delivery today. :)
     
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    I am just very afraid the device won't fit into my pocket anymore with an Otterbox on it. It is already fairly tight in some of my jeans ;)
     
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    Nope.
     
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    TPU around. :D

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    LOVE MEI Metal Bumper + Metal Back Cover. ;)

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    My Body Glove Case is arrived. ;)

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    Does the metal bumper affect GPS? Also curious if you can actually remove the battery cover without taking off the bumper? I've been considering getting one of those, but have been hesitant since I had issues with the chrome plated battery cover.
     

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