Otterbox and extended battery

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    Any body know if the Samsung extended battery and cover will fit in a otterbox commuter case?
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    I have the Otterbox Defender and it works fine with the 2100 extended battery and cover.

    I also have the Incipio that works fine as well.

    Steve
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    I have used the otterbox with the Samsung ext bat and it works just fine, there are a couple other cases that will also do just fine.

    http://amzn.to/LD9TNA
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    incipio told me that the silicrylic wouldn't work with the oem extended battery .... would the otterbox commuter work ?
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    from what i've read, the otterbox commuter will work as well but that there is a small gap towards the bottom of the phone.
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    If you guys leave the back off of the phone, all cases will fit!
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    i've been doing that with my last few phones, but not crazy about it because dust can go right into the inards of the device .... i prefer my phones clean inside/out
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    I also have the Incipio, and it works fine with the extended battery.

    Steve
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    so for those that confirmed it works with the incipio, is that for the silicrylic case ? also, with/without the battery cover ?

    id rather do the otterbox commuter because the device is light, this case will give it some heft.

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    Yes, Silicrylic case with the battery cover on.


    Steve
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    anyone have the otterbox commuter ? gaps, fitment ?

    how about no case, how does the galaxy nexus do compared to motorola phones ?

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    I cant comment on the commuter case as I have the defender. I have only used the defender a few times and have had my phone naked 98% of the time. Compared to the Moto's I came from , the phone is a bit slick but if you are careful, shouldnt be a problem!
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    The Defender bulks up the phone quite a bit, as does the Commuter just not so much and its still a good solid case. You can be confident that your phone will be protected with any Otterbox cases. http://amzn.to/MOjhvW
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    i don't like the design of the defender case. they put the phone in the hardshell and then surround it with silicon. it should be the other way around -- have you noticed any damage to the phone body because of the case ? if the hardshell is tight or difficult to get the phone into, it could scratch the device. i've experienced this in the past with a droid and with an otterbox case, the bezel going on the screen would scratch the phone screen bezel a little bit each time i took it off/put it back on.

    i'm leaning towards the commuter over the silicrylic. i've gone thru 2 silicrylic cases for my droid X because the shell was thin and cracked. on my second one it started to crack and come apart in a few corners. i like the non-slip finish of incipio's case but i'd rather just get the commuter and have that last longer. it's also got covers for the ports which i like.

    but i'm not too keen on forcing the case on the phone with the ext batt + cover, i've also learned that putting pressure on a phone might affect it's function, especially with a phone made of plastic rather than metal. if i have no other choice, i'd run it without the battery door.
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