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  1. Fuzzy13

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    Got mine at the tail end of Feb/start of March and it has them.
     
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    Well hell I guess they got mine off the top of the shelf then. Hmmmpf
     
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    I disagree with the article in link regarding muting the phone. More likely to reduce the phone slipping off flat surfaces.
     
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    That's what I thought.
     
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    I didnt have any bump. Got mine in Feb.
     
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    I would agree with both, without them it is both slippery and muted on a smooth surface. Being that the phone is very loud, I kinda like the "mute feature" ;). The slipperiness is another matter.
     
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    I ordered mine on like the 23rd. I got it yesterday or the day before and it has them
     
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    Ordered mine on Monday 25 March received Wednesday. It is a 16 gb model and it has the bumps.
     
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    what is this that you guys are talking about?
     
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    Look at the link above. Two small plastic bumps on the back of the phone.
     
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    once u put on a case.. does these nubs still matter?
     
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    I ordered mine at the same time as EP and mine doesn't have them :(
     
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    Nope. They are miniscule tbh, I don't really see how they'd actually be much use at all.
     
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    Yep my phone has it lol, never noticed until now.
     
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    mine doesn't have them so im feeling left out.I think they are more for stopping the back getting scratched when laid down
     
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    I assume that those little bumps are just there to prevent the phone from sliding everywhere?
     
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    I want nipples!




    .. on my phone

    It's a slippery wee barstool once the plastic's off ..
     
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    the only nipples I have are on....nevermind. My phone dont have them :D
     
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    I had my back replaced over Christmas and no nipples.
     
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    If you look closely at the picture in the OP, it appears the nipples are on the edge of the outer band and not on the back itself.
     
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    Yeah, but I'm not sure how much they replace when you have a shattered back? I bet they don't pick the glass out and replace just that?
     
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    The whole back and sides from what I've seen.
     
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    Just received a new Nexus that I ordered back on March 29th. No little nipples here.
     
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    Maybe they should've just put the speaker at the bottom so that the speakerphone doesn't become 50% volume when I put it on a table.... which is kind of the point of using speakerphone so I don't have to hold the phone in my hand.

    But given its quirks I still love my N4.
     
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