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Got a Metal Bumper case

  1. giridhar
    Gingerbread Oct 24, 2014

    giridhar , Oct 24, 2014 :
    I got this metal bumper case of ebay. It cost me less than 7$ including shipping. Initial impressions, the metal does not interfere with antenna reception or wifi or GPS. The soft lining inside the frame protects the oneplus sandstone finish. only disappointment is that, the back is completely exposed when laid down. I was expected the bumper to sit first.
    Anyways, the design of the phone is not spoilt because of this and I love it.

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  2. leemartin
    Lollipop Oct 24, 2014

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    Oct 24, 2014


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  4. sujayjadhao
    Ice Cream Sandwich Oct 24, 2014


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  5. quza
    Jelly Bean Oct 24, 2014


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  6. Adapting
    Ice Cream Sandwich Oct 24, 2014

    Adapting , Oct 24, 2014 :
    The front makes it look cool, the back doesn't look too nice, I've ordered a similar one and it should come soon, I'll post up a pic when it arrives.
     

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  7. vantt1
    Jelly Bean Oct 24, 2014

    vantt1 , Oct 24, 2014 :
    It needs to be thicker, like the ones I got for my old phones.

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  8. Hkphooey
    Honeycomb Oct 24, 2014

    Hkphooey , Oct 24, 2014 :
    Cool i have been looking at these on ebay for a while now was gonna get the silver one for my black opo 64GB
     

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  9. flamingodise
    Ice Cream Sandwich Oct 24, 2014


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  10. awdangitzphillip
    Eclair Oct 24, 2014

    awdangitzphillip , Oct 24, 2014 :
    My friend uses that same bumper. I tried it out for myself. It's actually very nice and very minimalistic for those who like to retain the original look of the phone. I'd say the best bumper in its category for now. It provides enough protection, and it looks sleek at the same time.

    I did notice however that the back is still protruding out. The bumper isn't think enough to lift it off the surface. Also, because the back slightly curves downward to the edges, it creates this weird feeling gap because the bumper doesn't flow into that gap in the edge. You'd have to feel it yourself to understand. It might bother some people, some might not even notice it.

    And for the corner with the screw, I actually like how they have it go outwards a bit to not interfere with the inside lining of the case. If you look at the corner, it curves out a bit, and that's where it connects the case together, with the screws. Of course, you get a mini screwdriver with 2 extra screws to go with it as well.

    If you're looking for a minimalistic bumper that does its job, I'd go for this. Otherwise, you'll have to find a thicker one for better protection!
     

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  11. RockCrawler
    Gingerbread Oct 24, 2014


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  12. GeertBerkers
    Lollipop Oct 24, 2014


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  13. giridhar
    Gingerbread Oct 25, 2014

    giridhar , Oct 25, 2014 :
    barely visible
     

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  14. dwaynelson
    KitKat Oct 25, 2014


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  15. flamingodise
    Ice Cream Sandwich Oct 25, 2014


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  16. bobfurai
    Gingerbread Oct 25, 2014


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  17. stkoh78
    Gingerbread Oct 25, 2014

    stkoh78 , Oct 25, 2014 :
    but i heard complaint that it will tend to scratch your edge of your phone .
     

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  18. antbox
    Ice Cream Sandwich Oct 25, 2014

    antbox , Oct 25, 2014 :
    Can you drop the phone and tell me if it saves it:) Just kidding, looks good, hope it protects it.
     

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  19. derrickip
    Gingerbread Nov 5, 2014

    derrickip , Nov 5, 2014 :
    nice bumpers i dont know why i am looking at them even tho i dont own one lol
     

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