10-03-2015 08:19 AM
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  1. anon(9228075)'s Avatar
    I know there's a case thread in the stickies but many of them are from way before it came out. Now that you've had time to try some what are some recommendations?

    I've seen the Verus case that is slim but minimalist and drop protection and I've seem the Spigen exact fit thin ones.

    Caseology case looks pretty good, the wavelength one... not sure about the design.

    Also Ringke Ultra SLIM reviews.

    I want to keep the thin feel but some protection. Right now I'm using the Insignia that best buy has.

    Any good ones after you've had them?

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    09-28-2015 08:34 PM
  2. Katrina White1's Avatar
    http://www.amazon.com/Galaxy-Verus-C...cUvbUpU4715461

    My favorite out of the 5 or 6 that I have. It provides protection, isn't terribly thick, and shows the beautiful phone. Plus, it's a good looking case and doesn't take any of the phone's thunder.

    Although it says crystal clear, it has these little dots that keep it from being totally transparent. Their purpose is to keep the case from sticking to the phone and looking like the phone is wrapped in saran wrap. Know what i mean?

    The Obliq with the kick stand is a close second. I've heard the magnet issue has been resolved. That one IS crystal clear. Provides protection and isn't too thick.

    http://www.amazon.com/Galaxy-OBLIQ-N...cUvbUpU4715461

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    09-28-2015 10:15 PM
  3. Connert's Avatar
    I have the Caseology Wavelength case, just got it Saturday. Very nice case and the ribbed back provides great grip. It also seems to provide very good drop protection without adding much bulk.

    I also have the Caseology Vault case ordered and it shipped today, best I can tell. I'm not a real big fan of their Amazon store. Both cases were delayed and shipping is usps (slow).

    I got an Incipio Dual Pro case from Verizon with my phone and that has worked fine until I could get the Caseology. The Incipio provides very good protection but IMO has no style to it at all.

    I also have the Samsung cover, it provides no protection at all to speak of. It looks good and feels nice but is so minimal, it comes off way too easy.

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    09-28-2015 10:17 PM
  4. sprungson's Avatar
    If you can afford it get all three so you can switch it up. They are all around 15 bucks each on amazon.

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    09-28-2015 10:21 PM
  5. anon(9228075)'s Avatar
    I have the Caseology Wavelength case, just got it Saturday. Very nice case and the ribbed back provides great grip. It also seems to provide very good drop protection without adding much bulk.

    I also have the Caseology Vault case ordered and it shipped today, best I can tell. I'm not a real big fan of their Amazon store. Both cases were delayed and shipping is usps (slow).

    I got an Incipio Dual Pro case from Verizon with my phone and that has worked fine until I could get the Caseology. The Incipio provides very good protection but IMO has no style to it at all.

    I also have the Samsung cover, it provides no protection at all to speak of. It looks good and feels nice but is so minimal, it comes off way too easy.

    Posted via the Android Central App
    Was just looking at the Incipio Dual Pro on Amazon a few minutes ago.... Looks plain, but may provide some good protection.

    Does it add some bulk to the phone or does it keep it slim?
    09-28-2015 10:50 PM
  6. anon(9228075)'s Avatar
    I have the Caseology Wavelength case, just got it Saturday. Very nice case and the ribbed back provides great grip. It also seems to provide very good drop protection without adding much bulk.

    I also have the Caseology Vault case ordered and it shipped today, best I can tell. I'm not a real big fan of their Amazon store. Both cases were delayed and shipping is usps (slow).

    I got an Incipio Dual Pro case from Verizon with my phone and that has worked fine until I could get the Caseology. The Incipio provides very good protection but IMO has no style to it at all.

    I also have the Samsung cover, it provides no protection at all to speak of. It looks good and feels nice but is so minimal, it comes off way too easy.

    Posted via the Android Central App
    The Caseology looks very sleek on the site. I was just concerned the ribbing on the back might be a little too much. Do you have a pic of yours on? What color did you get?
    09-28-2015 10:52 PM
  7. EnemiesInTheEnd's Avatar
    I always use Incipio Feather cases. They're very minimal, but I like how they look.
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    09-29-2015 12:32 AM
  8. anon(153966)'s Avatar
    The Verus range to me, is the best 'form' fitting case for the Note 5. And, to add, it isn't slippery as it looks. I have two now, the High-Pro Shield, in black and just received my red one yesterday...
    09-29-2015 06:36 AM
  9. MDMcAtee's Avatar
    I prefer the look and feel of real leather and it actually did a pretty good job of keeping my phone from breaking with a 2' fall to the concrete hitting on a edge.


    Pierre Cardin on Ebay

    Posted from my AT&T 64 gig Black Sapphire leather wrapped Note 5
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    09-29-2015 07:37 AM
  10. Technified's Avatar
    I'm rocking this Verizon case until my Spigen Ultra hybrid, Neo hybrid, and Slim armor cases arrive! This case isn't too bad. It's a semi-soft case and bumper!

    Posted via my Galaxy Note 5
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    09-29-2015 08:04 AM
  11. Kyle Hartman's Avatar
    I have the Spigen Resilient case. Pretty good, though only had it for a few days. I read some reviews for other cases that said charge port is to small or tight but this one is fine. Case is minimal but gets the job done!

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    09-29-2015 02:39 PM
  12. DvineMzM's Avatar
    Amazon.com: Galaxy Note 5 Case, Verus [Crystal Bumper][Steel Silver] - [Clear][Drop Protection][Heavy Duty][Minimalistic][Slim Fit] - For Samsung Note 5 N920 Devices: Cell Phones & Accessories

    My favorite out of the 5 or 6 that I have. It provides protection, isn't terribly thick, and shows the beautiful phone. Plus, it's a good looking case and doesn't take any of the phone's thunder.

    Although it says crystal clear, it has these little dots that keep it from being totally transparent. Their purpose is to keep the case from sticking to the phone and looking like the phone is wrapped in saran wrap. Know what i mean?

    The Obliq with the kick stand is a close second. I've heard the magnet issue has been resolved. That one IS crystal clear. Provides protection and isn't too thick.

    Amazon.com: Galaxy Note 5 Case, OBLIQ [Naked Shield][Clear] - with {**NEW/Revised Version**}Kickstand Thin Slim Fit TPU Bumper Hard Hybrid Shock Resist Protective Clear Case: Cell Phones & Accessories

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    I've got the Verus in Mint... LOVE IT! It really is a great case.
    Katrina White1 and ProudArian like this.
    09-29-2015 03:00 PM
  13. anon(153966)'s Avatar
    I just ordered the Army Green Verus, for $8.99. You really can't bear that...

    Sent from my SAMSUNG-SM-N920A using Tapatalk
    09-29-2015 04:08 PM
  14. JUVE123's Avatar
    i have these exact two cases as well along with the ringke fusion. Do you feel like dust is getting trapped inside and when you remove your case it will scratch the metal frame? i always hesitate to remove the case
    09-29-2015 04:43 PM
  15. Carl Bloom's Avatar
    Incipio dualpro on every phone I buy. Love them.

    Sent from my SAMSUNG-SM-N920A using Tapatalk
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    09-29-2015 04:52 PM
  16. badkitties's Avatar
    I have the Caseology Wavelength case, just got it Saturday. Very nice case and the ribbed back provides great grip.
    I ordered one as well and it should be here in a couple of days.

    Does the ribbed back make it easier to keep the Note5 secure in my hand? My only concern is that the ribbed part will attract dust and sand....
    09-29-2015 05:10 PM
  17. sforsyth01's Avatar
    Go with the Spigen Crystal Hybrid. Very much like the Verus Crystal but the TPU is much nicer. I had both. Returned the Verus and made the Spigen my daily driver.

    -Shawn
    Noting the world one S-Pen at a time
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    09-29-2015 07:15 PM
  18. anon(9228075)'s Avatar
    Incipio dualpro on every phone I buy. Love them.

    Sent from my SAMSUNG-SM-N920A using Tapatalk
    Does it give good drop protection? How much bulk does it add? Any pics?

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    09-29-2015 07:33 PM
  19. Rajbir Lorriet's Avatar
    Spigen first of all. What do you use?
    09-29-2015 09:27 PM
  20. badkitties's Avatar
    Go with the Spigen Crystal Hybrid. Very much like the Verus Crystal but the TPU is much nicer. I had both. Returned the Verus and made the Spigen my daily driver.

    -Shawn
    Noting the world one S-Pen at a time
    I loved the Spigen case for my previous phone. Great fit and very pretty. Unfortunately, the clear TPU turned yellow in less than 2 months. Spigen was nice enough and sent me a replacement within a few day. The replacement case turned yellow after about 3 month. Their customer service told me that it unavoidable because I use my phone outdoors and in the car. The UV light from the sunlight degraded the TPU material. They made it sound like smartphones should only be used indoors or at night...
    09-29-2015 10:06 PM
  21. Connert's Avatar
    The Caseology looks very sleek on the site. I was just concerned the ribbing on the back might be a little too much. Do you have a pic of yours on? What color did you get?
    I went with black. The ribbing makes it feel very secure in hand and really isn't a dust magnet. It doesn't add much bulk but at the same time seems very protective. I have the Caseology Vault on the way also. It reminds me of the official Samsung case I had on my Note 4. That was one of my favorite cases ever. This Wavelength is just as good as the Samsung case with a little different style. I think it actually looks very professional.

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    09-29-2015 10:20 PM
  22. rpwalton's Avatar
    I really like the Ringke Fusion clear case with built in dust caps.
    For me, it has just the right amount of grip and protection and slips in and out of my pocket very well.
    I'm using wireless chargers, so the micro USB charging port stays clean with the dust cap closed almost all the time - my Note 3 had issues with dust and lint getting in this port after a while...
    The clear case really shows off the sleek curves and look of the phone, and even though the inside is not "dotted" there is no saran wrap effect.
    The back of the case does show fingerprints but they wipe off easily.
    One cool side effect... when I use the heart rate/SpO2 sensor, the entire edge or bumper of the case lights up and glows red - looks pretty neat in the dark...
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    09-29-2015 10:20 PM
  23. Connert's Avatar
    Two more photos, I hit the wrong button.

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    09-29-2015 10:21 PM
  24. rpwalton's Avatar
    Ok, that was easy...
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    09-29-2015 10:53 PM
  25. Katrina White1's Avatar
    I really like the Ringke Fusion clear case with built in dust caps.
    For me, it has just the right amount of grip and protection and slips in and out of my pocket very well.
    I'm using wireless chargers, so the micro USB charging port stays clean with the dust cap closed almost all the time - my Note 3 had issues with dust and lint getting in this port after a while...
    The clear case really shows off the sleek curves and look of the phone, and even though the inside is not "dotted" there is no saran wrap effect.
    The back of the case does show fingerprints but they wipe off easily.
    One cool side effect... when I use the heart rate/SpO2 sensor, the entire edge or bumper of the case lights up and glows red - looks pretty neat in the dark...

    OK, feeling less than smart, how do I post a photo here...?
    I'm on the app. There's a paperclip in the top right. You can then choose the photo.

    I have the Ringke Fusion on my 4. The dust cover for the charging port and headphone jack never stayed closed. Still love it but I didn't bother getting that one for my 5.

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    09-29-2015 10:53 PM
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