10-27-2016 06:49 PM
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  1. psteve2005's Avatar
    Anyone bought Google's silicone version of the iPhone leather case? I've bought the Spigen Rugged Armour for the Pixel and it's nice but like the look of the official case.

    Had a Spigen Thin Fit case for my 5X for the last 12 months and loved it. Don't see one yet for the regular Pixel.
    10-23-2016 07:45 AM
  2. mhw100's Avatar
    Bought the clear OEM plastic and think the edges are to sharp and might scratch the bezels. I'm going to get their silicon.
    10-23-2016 10:59 AM
  3. gabbott's Avatar
    I'll have their silicone case in a few days
    10-23-2016 11:01 AM
  4. wire1141's Avatar
    I'll have their silicone case in a few days
    Would be interested to know how much of a grip it has! I like a case with no slip to it.
    10-23-2016 09:29 PM
  5. XCalibration17's Avatar
    I bought one, should be here on Wednesday. I'll report back on it!
    10-23-2016 10:17 PM
  6. A Pilgrim's Avatar
    Mine arrived today. It's the black official case for the Pixel from the Google store.

    First impressions - I like very much. It's super slim, perfect fit and has a really nice finish, a bit like a high end rubber / eraser but slippier

    On the downside, not sure on level of protection if it faced a big drop and bottom is not fully protected.

    Inside is very fine white microfibre finish. Looks to protect phone finish fine.

    All in all, just what I was after and very pleased. I shall be keeping.
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    10-24-2016 02:45 PM
  7. mynameisnick4's Avatar
    Mine arrived today. It's the black official case for the Pixel from the Google store.

    First impressions - I like very much. It's super slim, perfect fit and has a really nice finish, a bit like a high end rubber / eraser but slippier

    On the downside, not sure on level of protection if it faced a big drop and bottom is not fully protected.

    Inside is very fine white microfibre finish. Looks to protect phone finish fine.

    All in all, just what I was after and very pleased. I shall be keeping.
    Does the outside seem like it will be a lint magnet? I am thinking about getting one but have been hesitant because of the fear of silicone grabbing every piece of lint in my pocket.
    10-24-2016 02:49 PM
  8. A Pilgrim's Avatar
    Early days but I don't think so. Finish feels just slippy enough to avoid attracting dust / fibre, at least when new.
    10-24-2016 02:58 PM
  9. Almeuit's Avatar
    I have but won't be here till the end of the week.
    10-24-2016 03:04 PM
  10. psteve2005's Avatar
    Mine arrived today. It's the black official case for the Pixel from the Google store.

    First impressions - I like very much. It's super slim, perfect fit and has a really nice finish, a bit like a high end rubber / eraser but slippier

    On the downside, not sure on level of protection if it faced a big drop and bottom is not fully protected.

    Inside is very fine white microfibre finish. Looks to protect phone finish fine.

    All in all, just what I was after and very pleased. I shall be keeping.
    Lovely. I've always preferred shell cases. The big Spigen cases are probably more protective but they come with their own problems, ie. letting dust in that could damage the phone. These sound like they won't allow such a problem which appeals to me.
    10-24-2016 03:29 PM
  11. wire1141's Avatar
    Mine arrived today. It's the black official case for the Pixel from the Google store.

    First impressions - I like very much. It's super slim, perfect fit and has a really nice finish, a bit like a high end rubber / eraser but slippier

    On the downside, not sure on level of protection if it faced a big drop and bottom is not fully protected.

    Inside is very fine white microfibre finish. Looks to protect phone finish fine.

    All in all, just what I was after and very pleased. I shall be keeping.
    Sooooo...I really want a case with little to no slip. If I can lay it flat in my palm and point my fingers about 45 degrees towards floor with no movement? Don't care about lint from pocket or it getting dirty.
    10-24-2016 10:35 PM
  12. A Pilgrim's Avatar
    Lint update: been in pocket this morning and has picked up a little lint as well as hand smudges.

    45 degree test: no pass. Too slippy.

    Still very happy with it though.
    10-25-2016 03:23 AM
  13. psteve2005's Avatar
    Well now I've received mine I can confirm that it is a lovely case but surprisingly slippery. I was expecting it to be quite grippy but I reckon it's quite slick. Or perhaps it's just my hands.
    10-26-2016 03:27 AM
  14. Dan L2's Avatar
    Well now I've received mine I can confirm that it is a lovely case but surprisingly slippery. I was expecting it to be quite grippy but I reckon it's quite slick. Or perhaps it's just my hands.
    Do you have the defect around the buttons like others have posted?
    10-26-2016 06:11 AM
  15. MatthewGavin's Avatar
    Mine should be here tomorrow or Friday.
    10-26-2016 06:13 AM
  16. LinuxWeather's Avatar
    Have one with XLqb (quite black) my impressions:

    (1) It took a day to mold to body, at first I got contact bubble on the top glass part that looked like little "oil spills" probably due to too tight a dit and contact to glass screen top on back

    (2) The clear top shows excess micro scratches on the case either due to manufacturing or just its too glossy ... You see this more indoors under lights

    (3) There's not much protection - it's a hard case, no cushion, and very slippery almost more than a naked XL

    (4) The bottom lips force your finger over the speaker if you hold the phone in your right hand, one handed which revealed that boy the Pixel does not like getting its speaker covered because it didn't just muffle but really distorted the sound when at full volume playing Pink Floyd (maybe I need to listen to something from this century).

    Overall I ended up buying the Spigen off Amazon, I doubt I will be using this case long.

    It shows too much in terms of dust, dirt, scratches easily it appears, and isn't BPA free so you get the funky gas-glow when tilting and holding it in sunlight.
    10-26-2016 07:13 AM
  17. psteve2005's Avatar
    Do you have the defect around the buttons like others have posted?
    No defects around the buttons that I can see, inside or out.

    The microfibre looks like it could easily detach from the inside of the case, but only around the buttons, but I assume that's because the case is softer around the buttons to make them easier to press. I'm assuming that's a side effect of the design.

    I'm not aware of the issues being reported. Got a link to the thread?
    10-26-2016 08:29 AM
  18. Almeuit's Avatar
    (3) There's not much protection - it's a hard case, no cushion, and very slippery almost more than a naked XL
    This doesn't sound good. I may just have to stick with my Spigen case.
    10-26-2016 08:38 AM
  19. LinuxWeather's Avatar
    What's this "microfiber" people are talking about?
    10-26-2016 08:47 AM
  20. mcshady1996's Avatar
    so, I'm in the same boat as the original post. i was holding off on the case purchase waiting for the thin fit to show up at spigen, but it never did.

    then i emailed spigen asking about it, and they replied that there are no plans at this time to make a thin fit case for the pixel.

    really not happy as i have gone thin fit for the past several phones... it's one of a kind and super cheap.

    i ended up ordering a slim armor and i don't like it.... too thick and slippery. i just ordered the rugged armor today and I'm hoping for something closer to the thin fit from that
    10-26-2016 09:07 PM
  21. wire1141's Avatar
    Lint update: been in pocket this morning and has picked up a little lint as well as hand smudges.

    45 degree test: no pass. Too slippy.

    Still very happy with it though.
    Thanks for the update!!
    10-26-2016 09:54 PM
  22. vespesian's Avatar
    Really like the Google silicone case...doesn't hamper device operation in any way, high quality feel.
    10-27-2016 03:27 AM
  23. anon(464338)'s Avatar
    Ordered the hard plastic case. I wanted a minimal case. Be here tomorrow. May try the silicone next. It's too easy to use the Google credit I have left. Hehe. What?.. Its free money right?? 😱
    10-27-2016 04:43 AM
  24. CHILLYWILL_95831's Avatar
    I ordered one of the cases from Google that shows a mapped location. I'm think it's called places. I'll let you all know how it turns out.
    10-27-2016 06:11 AM
  25. jd78's Avatar
    Have one with XLqb (quite black) my impressions:

    (1) It took a day to mold to body, at first I got contact bubble on the top glass part that looked like little "oil spills" probably due to too tight a dit and contact to glass screen top on back

    (2) The clear top shows excess micro scratches on the case either due to manufacturing or just its too glossy ... You see this more indoors under lights

    (3) There's not much protection - it's a hard case, no cushion, and very slippery almost more than a naked XL

    (4) The bottom lips force your finger over the speaker if you hold the phone in your right hand, one handed which revealed that boy the Pixel does not like getting its speaker covered because it didn't just muffle but really distorted the sound when at full volume playing Pink Floyd (maybe I need to listen to something from this century).

    Overall I ended up buying the Spigen off Amazon, I doubt I will be using this case long.

    It shows too much in terms of dust, dirt, scratches easily it appears, and isn't BPA free so you get the funky gas-glow when tilting and holding it in sunlight.
    What's this "microfiber" people are talking about?
    I think you are talking about the Google Clear case and the thread was in reference to the Google Silicone case that comes in several colors (only Black is currently in stock I believe). The silicone case has a layer of microfiber on the inside to protect the rear from scratches.
    10-27-2016 07:46 AM
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