View Poll Results: Are you casing your nexus 4?

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  • Yes! I need to protect the glass.

    135 58.70%
  • No. I'm a risk taker.

    57 24.78%
  • I'm just using a bumper.

    38 16.52%
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    Default Re: Are you using a case on your nexus 4?

    I've got a case on my Nexus 4, and for a few reasons. Has nothing to do with being clumsy, it's just smart on a phone as fragile, and hard to get as the Nexus 4. With any regular phone that is easily attainable it might not be an issue, but trying getting a broken Nexus 4 repaired. A lot of people are still trying to get there hands on a Nexus 4, with this phone being so fragile anyway you'd be SOL if you dropped your phone, and it shattered.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rosaura1234 View Post
    Cool case.I am planning to buy a Nexus 4 and I just want the case like this.
    From Amazon UK. Lots of people selling them.

    Rich

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    I have a shell case from Rearth (Amazon.com: [SF Matte Navy] -Rearth Ringke SLIM for LG Google Nexus 4 Soft Feeling Premium Hard Case - ECO Package[Revised Version]: Cell Phones & Accessories). It's super thin and light and protects the back and raises the front 1mm off the table top.
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    Quote Originally Posted by KitN View Post
    I'm naked!

    But I do own two cases... I just rarely use them, lol. A Poetic bumper and a TPU case. I like the bumper the best... when I actually use it.

    I'm naked 99.5% of the time.

    Sent from my Nexus 4
    Do I use protection or go naked? It feels so goood with out, but there are serious dangers to going without. The eternal question of men.

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    Default Re: Are you using a case on your nexus 4?

    Currently mine is in a 50p phone sock (Which looks like this: ) And I have to say I expected it to be a lot worse than it is for the price, I cant stand to cover my beautiful smooth glass with a horrible bit of plastic so a little pouch is the best way to go
    I do have the Poetic Slimbook case ( ) on order as well, im not sure how I will get along with a flip cover, but its worth a shot for a tenner!
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    Default Re: Are you using a case on your nexus 4?

    Quote Originally Posted by Michael Rodgers View Post
    Does a sleeve count? I use waterfield designs, with a microfiber case cut specifically for the N4:

    haha no i wouldnt really consider that a case but thanks for sharing, i didnt know about those
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    Default Re: Are you using a case on your nexus 4?

    so it looks like there are more than 2x the number of people using a case as opposed to those without one. i guess the majority of us nexus 4 owners are paranoid lol
    Last edited by bobjohnson201; 01-22-2013 at 04:28 PM.
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  8. #33  

    Default Re: Are you using a case on your nexus 4?

    difference between paranoid and clumsy :P I drop my phone a lot, already dropped Nexus 4 at break height three times already.
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    Default Re: Are you using a case on your nexus 4?

    Quote Originally Posted by Hubertsng View Post
    difference between paranoid and clumsy :P I drop my phone a lot, already dropped Nexus 4 at break height three times already.
    haha you could be paranoid about breaking it because of your clumsiness. :P
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    Default Re: Are you using a case on your nexus 4?

    I stuck a Cruzerlite case on my N4 because I'd like to keep the rear glass in as good a condition as i possibly can. Also, since the N4 is so hard to obtain, i don't want to wait forever for a replacement should anything serious happen to it. I'm pretty careful with my gear, but accidents happen.
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  11. #36  

    Default Re: Are you using a case on your nexus 4?

    Still naked after about a month
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    Default Re: Are you using a case on your nexus 4?

    Quote Originally Posted by Lanhoj View Post
    Still naked after about a month
    what are the neighbors saying? lol
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    Default Re: Are you using a case on your nexus 4?

    Quote Originally Posted by J T M View Post
    I stuck a Cruzerlite case on my N4 because I'd like to keep the rear glass in as good a condition as i possibly can. Also, since the N4 is so hard to obtain, i don't want to wait forever for a replacement should anything serious happen to it. I'm pretty careful with my gear, but accidents happen.
    same for me bro. cruzerlite case here too
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    Default Re: Are you using a case on your nexus 4?

    Quote Originally Posted by pugnuttt View Post
    Does anyone make a case that is truly clear without designs, names and logos all over it? because you can still see the glittery back through what is left blank.
    I bought two plastic clear cases from ebay. They do show off the back but they are pretty cheap and don't fit really well. They look okay though and only cost $3 or so. I ended up putting my brown Nillikin back on for now.

    I will see about taking a photo for you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bobjohnson201 View Post
    what are the neighbors saying? lol
    Everyone stares at the sparkles, especially on the bus...I welcome the looks, I've got no shame
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    I have the I blason TPU case. So far so good. The sides are clear and the back is "frosted" so its somewhat transparent. I also have front and back screen protectors. No problems so gar but I would still like to get an OEM bumper case.

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    Default Re: Are you using a case on your nexus 4?

    I've got a Zagg protector on the back glass and nothing on the front. All the stories of phones sliding off surfaces and the glass cracking when setting on a counter spooked me. A good side effect is that the Zagg provides more grip than the glass alone.
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    Default Re: Are you using a case on your nexus 4?

    Quote Originally Posted by sonicresidue View Post
    I have the I blason TPU case. So far so good. The sides are clear and the back is "frosted" so its somewhat transparent. I also have front and back screen protectors. No problems so gar but I would still like to get an OEM bumper case.

    Sent from my Nexus 4 using Tapatalk 2
    yeah i also have the s line tpu case but ruined it cuz i tried to cut out the sides with a razor knife. im waiting for the oem bumper or some other bumper besides poetic
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    Default Re: Are you using a case on your nexus 4?

    Quote Originally Posted by sdoo25 View Post
    I've got a Zagg protector on the back glass and nothing on the front. All the stories of phones sliding off surfaces and the glass cracking when setting on a counter spooked me. A good side effect is that the Zagg provides more grip than the glass alone.
    thats good to hear. another possibility for me lol. i ordered the xtremeguard screen protectors for front and back (only like $5 on amazon) and its a wet application guard. i would assume its similar to the zagg?
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    Screw getting a case, I want people to be able to see the awesome back and front of the phone properly and sure it always slides around when I have it on the sofa but I just position it now so it can't slide off the sofa onto the floor!

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    I use a pouch. I can't stand cases and it takes away the whole appeal of having a light nice looking phone.
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    Default Re: Are you using a case on your nexus 4?

    Quote Originally Posted by pespule View Post
    I use a pouch. I can't stand cases and it takes away the whole appeal of having a light nice looking phone.
    i dont understand the purpose of the pouch. every time you need to use it you have to take it out, leaving your phone exposed. i hate cases too but am still using one nonetheless.
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    Default Re: Are you using a case on your nexus 4?

    I guess I am one of the only ones that likes cases. What is the point of a thin and light phone if the screen is smashed?

    Sent from the nexus of the Android world, the SGS3.
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    Case? I won't hide the back of the phone I'll do just fine with a couple bumpers
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    Default Re: Are you using a case on your nexus 4?

    Quote Originally Posted by piizzadude View Post
    I guess I am one of the only ones that likes cases. What is the point of a thin and light phone if the screen is smashed?

    Sent from the nexus of the Android world, the SGS3.
    to each his own.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CrazCruz View Post
    Case? I won't hide the back of the phone I'll do just fine with a couple bumpers
    thats what i intend to do as well
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