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Discussion in 'Electronic Devices' started by Fabregas485, Mar 10, 2013.

  1. Fabregas485
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    I own, and use a samsung galaxy S3 daily, but have been wondering whether to get a otterbox commuter for the phone. After several months, I have just ordered the otterbox after worring about the screen becoming damaged if I dropped it. The cheap case I use at the moment is a flip one that covers the screen while not being used, but gets in the way of using it.

    What case do you use on your smartphone, why, and how is it working for you?
     
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    I got a Griffin Survivor for my iphone 4s, where i work its really dusty so i have to have it or else my phone will die in a week, its working rather great actually, i havent had any problems with it. I´m really interested in the Lunatik Taktik case too, but they doesnt have a distributor here in Sweden, so i think i wont happen that i buy it unseen.
     
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    I have one too but lost the clip:( so ill pick up something else for now till the phone does!!
     
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    Dont they sell just the clip?
     
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    I have the Droid DNA. Put the otterbox commuter on it a month or so ago. Best case I've ever used. At first it was kinda big. But the DNA is big as it is. I also bought a cheaper case off eBay that comes with a built in kickstand. I don't even use it because the otterbox is way better. The rubber corners make it perfect for gripping where you need. My only gripe would be the rest of the case can be a bit slippery, but im used to it by now. I would like to see a belt clip for the commuter because I don't like the defender. But overall its pretty sweet.
     
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    I was looking at the defender for the S3, but its huge. I do not see myself ever needing my phone being that tough.
     
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    its 9 bucks with out shipping and one of them quoted here
    May not ship to Canada-

    hahaha.

    so i might as well pick up the otterbox from bigfoot here on the forum.
     
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    otterbox defender is perfection, i have dropped mine on concrete floor so many times, not a scratch on my phone.. but ofc the trade off is size
     
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    I was running towards something and the phone fell out spinning head over heels bouncing off the floor but the griffin spared it from any damages.
     
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    +1 for the Otterbox Defender. I've been a big fan of Otterbox for years now. Never had a issue, and some of my phones have seen some abuse.


    Sent from my iPad 4 using Tapatalk
     
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    Lifeproof case. Not sure they make them for other brand other than iPhones. Waterproof, shock proof, dust proof. I really like this case and it is really waterproof. I submerged it in water for 1/2 an hour to test it. Bone dry inside afterwards. Also not as bulky as the Otterbox options. I hate the bulkiness of those things. This is very slim!

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    Just googled it, and the lifeproof case for the s3 is being unveiled from 9-13th March this year. Epic timing.
     
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    Urban Armor Gear for my SIII.

    Sent from my SGH-I747 using Tapatalk 2
     
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    Be prepared to spend some clams :) They are not cheap.
     
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    I have a SIII with an iLuv black case... simple, elegant (except for the giant Razer sticker XD) and very protective
     
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    I just upgraded to an iPhone 5 this weekend. Now I have an Element Sector 5 on the way. It looks bad :censored: but is way to expensive. Obviously, I don't EDC self control.
     
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    Self control? what's that?? XD
     
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    Haha yeah, i did the same thing with the lunatik, i'm tempted on getting an element case also lol
     
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    I have a 4s with a Defender and have managed to break the carry clip and tear the silicone case then to top it off I dropped the phone and broke off a piece of the shell that the silicone goes over. I am also unimpressed with the amount of crap that gets inside the case. I ordered the new armor case this weekend and hope it is tough enough for me.