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Discussion in 'Galaxy Nexus Accessories' started by Big Ry, Feb 14, 2012.

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    My GNex took its first spill yesterday after 2 months of ownership. I got out of the car with it sitting on my lap :/ lol. I managed to ding up all four corners with one having a solid chunk missing! So I think I need to get a case. I don't want this thing looking like my D2 does after a year.

    I need a soft (rubber) case that'll dissipate the energy of the impact. Those hard cases are useless and just a PITA to get on/off. Biggest issue I've found with soft cases though are their texture. I need it to slide into my pocket smoothly. Bulk isn't a huge concern, but it'd be nice to not have a gigantic case on it. And price point has to be right. Otter box makes nice soft cases with smooth texture, but I'm not paying $50 for a case...that absurd. So what would you all suggest?

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    This case is AWESOME! I have 4 cases and I use this one out of all of them. Cheapest priced out of all my cases too!

    I have the black one.
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    Here's a couple of pics:

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    Just what I was looking for, Dezy! Thanks DancingNexus

    I ordered one. I just wish I'd gotten this before I dropped my baby yesterday :frown:
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    That does look super sleek. I ended up going for the clear though, just so I can show off all the Gnex sexiness underneath
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    Yeah the case looks pretty good and adds some nice grip to what is usually a pretty slippery phone. I wish I didn't learn the hard way, but oh well, at least other than the corner blemish it's still perfect.

    I can tell by your pics too wicked that the case doesn't fit around perfect, but it's more than good enough. Definitely a great case for the money
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    It almost fits perfectly. Not really noticable. (to me at least) I do have the extended battery on.
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    I just ordered a clear one.. for the price why not.

    If I like it I'll probably try the black one.
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    Ultimately what the GNex needs is a bumper case so we can see the beauty of the phone.
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    I recommend the Cruzerlite Androidified A2, great case for the GNex and I use it with the extended battery. Just do a search for Cruzerlite for Galaxy nexus and you should find it, I got mine from Amazon. They have about 10 different colors, most are transparent, some are solid. I have read some issues with the cutouts not being big enough for some USB cables and or headphone cables, but I have had no issues with mine.

    Edit - Sorry, forgot to mention that there is a promotion for Buy 2 get 1 free for these as well. They have been listed on multiple forums, so some of the colors may be on backorder again, I know I had to wait a while for mine, but glad I got them.
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    I just got the Cruzerlite in Black. It's one of the best fitting cases out there. It fits the extended battery perfectly and looks nice. It's only $9.90 on Amazon.
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    I have the clear one and just ordered the black. It's a tight fit with the extended battery but it has the best grip of any phone. It's also the lightest at .5 oz, compared to .8 for the Cruzer and .9 for the VZ Silicon.

    Ultimately I want a bumper case but no one makes it yet.

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    I just got the one in Black. It's going to be my main case. It's the lightest and least bulky of any case and it has a great grip on the sides.
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    One of the cheapest priced too! ;)
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    Can't get much cheaper. Has anyone taken an exacto knife and made cut outs? Wonder how the case will hold up if you try it.
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    If you really want some cheap items try accessoryexportwholesale.com but you got to spend 25 or u can try accessory export.com. I bought this white case from soga wireless for 2 bucks and came with a free pen stylus.

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    Tapped from my fingers on my Nexus
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