1. AndroidDario's Avatar
    Are you using a cover or simply enjoying the soft touch back?
    04-28-2015 02:02 AM
  2. JayLiz's Avatar
    I've got a silicone gel case for mine with a screen protector.
    04-28-2015 08:00 AM
  3. AndroidDario's Avatar
    I use the original Nexus 5's cover with a screen protector, but I would like to use it without the cover that adds thickness.
    04-28-2015 08:05 AM
  4. belodion's Avatar
    Same as JayLiz above.

    I used to use a book-type case, but it got scruffy.

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    04-28-2015 08:25 AM
  5. scgf's Avatar
    No. I hate using covers and cases. It's one of the reasons I have a Nexus 5 - it's not precious and I feel no need to be over-protective of it.
    04-28-2015 12:21 PM
  6. fenderdroid's Avatar
    Spigen neo hybrid.

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    04-30-2015 01:14 PM
  7. JohnnyBroccoli's Avatar
    ^^^^
    I have that same case and prefer the feel of it with the case than without....well at least the way my hands interact with the screen. Without it, the meat of my left thumb is always accidentally clicking the back button.
    05-04-2015 11:29 AM
  8. ab2c4's Avatar
    Speck Candyshell case.

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    05-04-2015 04:28 PM
  9. g2_havok's Avatar
    i'm using the nexus oem black bumper case (i like that it has "nexus" written on the back) + tempered glass screen protector. great combo for protection imho.
    05-04-2015 08:46 PM
  10. DLK1's Avatar
    I use the Ballistic SG MAXX, it has save me a few time when I have dropped it.
    05-06-2015 08:07 PM
  11. Ruben_915's Avatar
    I have a Spigen Slim Armor and a Spigen Neo Hybrid case. I like the slimness on the back of the Neo Hybrid but the edges make it feel and look like an iPhone. The Slim Armor is my preferred of the 2 cause it keeps its shape better. But I am currently using just a Cruzerlite Skin. It fits really well and sticks good if you use a blow dryer. I removed the edges and front of it so only the back is protected from scuffs. I like the black slab look on the front. I always buy cases and end up just going naked, so for me skins are the way to go. Keeps the shape and thinness, and protects from scuffs and scratches.

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    05-08-2015 05:03 AM
  12. ptkelly's Avatar
    I bought my Nexus 5 in Mexico and it was expensive. There's no way I'd go without some sort of case. Right now I'm using an Arduro Shell Holster:
    Amazon.com: Aduro Shell Holster Combo Case for Google LG Nexus 5 with Kick-Stand & Belt Clip (AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile, US Cellular & Sprint): Cell Phones & Accessories

    It's sturdy and easy to use and will protect the cell phone reasonably well. My dream would be a holster that would accept a soft rubber cover for the back of the cell phone and be reasonably easy to use.
    05-08-2015 08:49 AM
  13. Tigger76's Avatar
    I use the Spigen Slim Armor case with a clear screen protector. My phone is sometimes used as an entertainment device for my daughter when I'm driving and it has been dropped multiple times (but looks new when I pull the cover off once in a while to clean it up). I got the white N5, so it doesn't have the soft touch back.
    05-08-2015 12:56 PM
  14. LeoRex's Avatar
    While I don't own it anymore, the black nexus 5 was the only phone I had that I didn't use a cover... Only a TG screen protector. No phone, no case, is as grippy as that plastic and it's surprisingly durable against wear and tear.

    I use a Spigen Ultra in my Nexus 6 and I wish it had the Nexus 5's plastic back.
    05-09-2015 07:43 AM
  15. Ezekiel Barbirolli's Avatar
    I am up to case number 4 for my Nexus 5 - I'm trying to stop before I spend more on cases than the phone is worth! My original thought was that I would not use a case at all, but I found the White Nexus 5 to be somewhat slippery to hold and I was concerned about dropping it.

    Case 1 - I acquired the phone shortly after its release and at the accessory outlets near me there was almost no selection of cases specifically made for the Nexus 5. So I bought a generic/one size fits all pocket/pouch style case.

    Case 2 - Google Nexus 5 Bumper Case (clear). I didn't care for the appearance and despite its claims, I did not feel it gave a lot of protection.

    Case 3 - Spigen Google Nexus 5 Case Slim. Spigen seems to have a good reputation but I picked the wrong case for my needs. While it was stylish, it was a thin shell that gave minimum protection.

    Case 4 - Supcase Nexus 5 Wallet style case. Meets all my requirements for protection, appearance, feel and price.

    Hopefully this has been a learning experience for my next phone!

    Cheers. . .
    05-10-2015 11:28 AM
  16. BMukherjee91's Avatar
    Are you using a cover or simply enjoying the soft touch back?
    I use Ringke SLIM, with similar soft-feel as original back cover... Love it.
    05-10-2015 09:51 PM
  17. Bi Studio's Avatar
    I do not use a cover because I like just as it is, but the damage of usury are very obvious at the edges and in the written nexus (some parts are detached)
    05-11-2015 05:30 AM
  18. mrsmumbles's Avatar
    Cruzerlite case. But it has gotten stained and I really should get a new one. Love the feeling without one but I don't trust the fates as much as I once did.
    05-15-2015 10:59 PM
  19. drewpydog's Avatar
    I've never used a case, and had it since launch day. No significant damage with only two major drops.

    Posted via the Android Central App
    05-16-2015 09:14 AM
  20. fabian bonifacio's Avatar
    Ordered this from eBay, hard cover Google nexus 5 case feels like the naked phone with protection, and tempered HD glass covered,

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    05-16-2015 03:27 PM

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