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    Default $20 Bumper case official

    Just posted on play store. Looks kinda nice. Doesn't look like just plain plastic imo.

    Check it out
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    Saw it too. Now my total price will be $420 CDN
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    Quote Originally Posted by firstness View Post
    Saw it too. Now my total price will be $420 CDN
    haha for sure mine just went up too. I'm Prepared to go all in on this and a wireless charging orb if they relese it. haha
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    Quote Originally Posted by emcdannell View Post
    haha for sure mine just went up too. I'm Prepared to go all in on this and a wireless charging orb if they relese it. haha
    is that for the 16 gig?
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    Quote Originally Posted by andrew.percival View Post
    is that for the 16 gig?
    the bumper case? It fits both
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    Lovin that Chrome refresh extension someone shared. Just got that notification as well. Was hoping for multi colored ones.
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    WHAT. Sorry to say but I ain't paying 20 for a stupid bumper.
    I will wait until third party companies bring out bumpers, sorry Google but that's just too much for a little plastic!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Syrential View Post
    WHAT. Sorry to say but I ain't paying 20 for a stupid bumper.
    I will wait until third party companies bring out bumpers, sorry Google but that's just too much for a little plastic!
    It actually looks rubber and maybe like some aluminum or something. not much info is given but its doesn't look like just plain plastic to me. Not to say you should buy it but it does look nice imo
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    Quote Originally Posted by bunique4life05 View Post
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    Quote Originally Posted by emcdannell View Post
    It actually looks rubber and maybe like some aluminum or something. not much info is given but its doesn't look like just plain plastic to me. Not to say you should buy it but it does look nice imo
    Well yeah it looks nice, but I'm not paying 20 for a bumper, that's ridiculous. And you are literally forced to either buy it together with the device or not at all, unless you want to pay lots of money for shipping again.
    That's not exactly nicely done by Google.
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    Question, I lay my phone down alot, will the bumper have a little bit of room that the back/front won't be touching the surface you lay it on?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Syrential View Post
    Well yeah it looks nice, but I'm not paying 20 for a bumper, that's ridiculous. And you are literally forced to either buy it together with the device or not at all, unless you want to pay lots of money for shipping again.
    That's not exactly nicely done by Google.
    Ok cool don't buy it i was just saying

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    Quote Originally Posted by jeremydc View Post
    Question, I lay my phone down alot, will the bumper have a little bit of room that the back/front won't be touching the surface you lay it on?
    Looks that way. check it out at the link i added in the OP
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    Very nice! It doesn't look cheap at all (looks like a tough TPU style)...and I'm happy they added buttons to the bumper and didn't leave cutouts. Cutouts in a case just make it more recessed to push.

    Hopefully this goes live when the phone does!

    Tack on another $20 to the bill
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    Quote Originally Posted by jeremydc View Post
    Question, I lay my phone down alot, will the bumper have a little bit of room that the back/front won't be touching the surface you lay it on?
    From the pics, it looks like it gives "lay on table" lip on front and back.
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    Quote Originally Posted by map1978 View Post
    Very nice! It doesn't look cheap at all (looks like a tough TPU style)...and I'm happy they added buttons to the bumper and didn't leave cutouts. Cutouts in a case just make it more recessed to push.

    Hopefully this goes live when the phone does!
    Tack on another $20 to the bill
    I would think it would go on sell with the phone. I also like how they did buttons instead of cut out much better imo
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    Quote Originally Posted by emcdannell View Post
    I would think it would go on sell with the phone. I also like how they did buttons instead of cut out much better imo
    I would imagine it will go live along with the phone

    Love how page monitor in chrome alerted me of the change to the N4 page
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    Quote Originally Posted by map1978 View Post
    I would imagine it will go live along with the phone

    Love how page monitor in chrome alerted me of the change to the N4 page
    oh word! best extension ever!
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    Told ya
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ziptied View Post
    Told ya
    Now that it's made official, can you give us your impression of the bumper? Does it feel solid or cheap? Do the buttons give proper tactile feedback? Lay on table design front/back?

    Any info is helpful, thanks
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    First apple had to have bumpers and know Google has added them. Nice touch Google smell lawsuit in 5-4-3-

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    Quote Originally Posted by map1978 View Post
    Now that it's made official, can you give us your impression of the bumper? Does it feel solid or cheap? Do the buttons give proper tactile feedback? Lay on table design front/back?

    Any info is helpful, thanks
    Feels very solid, I would honestly compare it quite easily to apple's iphone 4/4s bumper in terms of overall quality. Buttons work flawlessly and it does add a lip on the top and bottom for laying on a flat surface and keeping glass off the table, takes some getting used to with the bezel on the sides on the small side, but I got used to it quickly.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ziptied View Post
    takes some getting used to with the bezel on the sides on the small side, but I got used to it quickly.
    Does this mean the bumper gives you trouble with certain gestures at the left and right edges of the screen, for example swiping from the outside inwards?
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    Quote Originally Posted by firstness View Post
    Does this mean the bumper gives you trouble with certain gestures at the left and right edges of the screen, for example swiping from the outside inwards?
    with myself personally it was more inward to outward that gave me issues at first (nature of the beast with the lip to protect the device) but like I said, within a day or so I was totally used to it.
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    Ziptied, would you recommend buying this for $20? Think it gives some real added drop protection?
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    Quote Originally Posted by meringues View Post
    Ziptied, would you recommend buying this for $20? Think it gives some real added drop protection?
    to quote myself....

    Quote Originally Posted by Ziptied View Post
    I'd easily pay $30 for it, but that's me.
    so yeah, I would, with ease. twice.
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