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Old January 6th, 2014 (9:38 AM).
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My mother recently orded a case for my 520 and I'm still waiting for that to arrive.
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Old January 6th, 2014 (9:40 AM).
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    I don't think anyone makes cases for my phone anymore (if they even did at all). Once I get a new phone in a couple years though, I'm definitely getting a case for it. It seems like phones these days are way too fragile without it. :/
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    Old January 6th, 2014 (9:55 AM).
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    I'm working on getting a phone case for my mom. She wants one that is waterproof, shatterproof, and coffeeproof because she's super clumsy when it comes to using her phone. I was able to upgrade her to the iPhone this Christmas (so we have the same phones again haah) and she hasn't been careful since then. There's already a small crack at the corner of her phone. >_<
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    Old January 6th, 2014 (10:34 AM).
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    My mother has a generic plastic case on her iPhone 4 and my father has an Otterbox case on his iPhone 5.. it seems like with the Otterbox cases, they literally double the width of the phones.
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    Old January 6th, 2014 (10:37 AM). Edited January 6th, 2014 by Twiggy.
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    If I could get a case that also acts as a cover for my phone... that'd be nice.

    Nice topic. :3
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    Old January 6th, 2014 (10:54 AM).
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    ha.

    hahahahahahahahaha.

    i mistook this as the regular DCC though. D:

    My current wallet serves as a case for my phone, which is better because I can't forget one or the other. I just take both. :D
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    Old January 6th, 2014 (11:03 AM).
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    Seeing as my phone is so new, it's going to be tough trying to find a case. :s
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    Old January 6th, 2014 (11:55 AM).
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    I know, I know alcatel, but this things a looker. I wish Sony never dropped the light up plastic.
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    Old January 6th, 2014 (12:41 PM).
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    Whoa, this is cool.. but apparently Android has an Alt+Tab feature whenever you have a physical keyboad attached to it...
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    Old January 6th, 2014 (1:23 PM).
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      My phone has a massive case about the same size as an otterbox defender. But it has the massive battery. I'll need to actually charge it tonight lmao.
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      Old January 6th, 2014 (6:17 PM).
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      If you still have the same case, it's nowhere near the size of a Defender. They're just big and bulky. I had one on my old phone and, while it's built like a tank, it more than doubled the size of it. Plus the rubber on them doesn't hold up very well...the case that I have (which is the same as yours) has actually held up much better on this phone.

      And guys I ordered an SSD for my desktop. Looking forward to installing that Wednesday when it gets here. \o/
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      Old January 6th, 2014 (6:28 PM).
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      I think someone will probably get around to making a highly protective phone case for the 52x phones because they probably will end up becoming the most popular Windows Phones in the world - wait a sec, they already are!

      I suspect I will be getting a soft case. I don't like hard-feeling plastic. They feel cheap. (I'm looking at you, Samsung.)
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        If you still have the same case, it's nowhere near the size of a Defender. They're just big and bulky. I had one on my old phone and, while it's built like a tank, it more than doubled the size of it. Plus the rubber on them doesn't hold up very well...the case that I have (which is the same as yours) has actually held up much better on this phone.

        And guys I ordered an SSD for my desktop. Looking forward to installing that Wednesday when it gets here. \o/
        I have a new case because my battery is now about three times larger than my old one was.
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        Old January 6th, 2014 (7:53 PM).
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        I wonder whether the new case I will get in the future will supplement or replace the current cover...

        What do you guys think is better?
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        Old January 7th, 2014 (3:05 PM).
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        I honestly say it's up to you really :3

        Still waiting on the Trident case my mom bought for the 520 from Amazon...
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        Old January 7th, 2014 (4:08 PM).
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        Figured this would be a good place to ask, but how bad is 3G compared to 4G? I have unlimited data, so I'm pondering how exactly to distribute my 500MB of 4G :P
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        Old January 7th, 2014 (4:11 PM).
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        Figured this would be a good place to ask, but how bad is 3G compared to 4G? I have unlimited data, so I'm pondering how exactly to distribute my 500MB of 4G :P
        Maybe someone else can describe it better than me, but in a nutshell: think of 3G having similar speeds to DSL, and think of 4G having similar speeds to fiber broadband. Not sure exactly on how fast both are on average, but 4G is usually quite faster than 3G.
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        Old January 7th, 2014 (4:16 PM).
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        I remember having DSL back in the day, haha. That isn't as bad as I thought it'd be. Okay, another question, how much data does messaging take, any idea? D: Like I kik or Facebook Messenger. Sorry for all the questions, I'm so ignorant lmao
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        Old January 7th, 2014 (6:54 PM).
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        I dont remember, but I think it uses the exact same, or maybe even a little less. Though you defiantly will be seeing yourself using it more.
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        Old January 7th, 2014 (10:14 PM).
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        It depends on your definition of "3G".

        If your definition of 3G includes 3.5G networks, like HSPA+, well, things get... interesting. HSPA+ networks are capable of up to 42 Mbps downstream given the best possible mobile HSPA+ modem on the market, and you'll usually find them in flagship smartphones. I certainly don't really need LTE for now if HSPA+ is more than enough for me.

        "Defiantly". This might be the best autocorrect-induced typo, even on desktop computers. :3 It changes the tone of a sentence by a long shot!

        Trident case on a phone with a browser with the Trident rendering engine :#
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        Old January 8th, 2014 (1:24 AM).
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        I dont remember, but I think it uses the exact same, or maybe even a little less. Though you defiantly will be seeing yourself using it more.
        Correct. Data usage ≠ data speeds. I'm not sure about this, but I believe you can check out statistics on individual apps to see how much data they're using as well.
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        Old January 8th, 2014 (2:57 AM).
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        I'm figuring out whether I can use a case intended for a 520 in a 525. If I can, things just got a lot easier. From pictures and specifications, it seems like both devices have identical looks and doesn't differ in size and weight at all, with the same layout fir everything.
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        Old January 8th, 2014 (3:04 AM).
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        If you still have the same case, it's nowhere near the size of a Defender. They're just big and bulky. I had one on my old phone and, while it's built like a tank, it more than doubled the size of it. Plus the rubber on them doesn't hold up very well...the case that I have (which is the same as yours) has actually held up much better on this phone.

        And guys I ordered an SSD for my desktop. Looking forward to installing that Wednesday when it gets here. \o/
        I've never used a case. I've tried them and I just can't stand the extra bulk. I'm very careful, though, so my phone is in really good condition, despite 3 years of case-less use.

        If it's your first SSD, you're in for a nice surprise. The ONLY downsides are reduced space (not really an issue for a desktop with data drives) and that it makes it hard to go back to anything else :)
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        I'm pretty careful with my phones as well, but still put cases on them. If they ended up getting scratched somehow, then I simply wouldn't be able to stand it. :p Cases do get dirty very easily (well, at least most of them), but it's honestly not that much of a hassle to clean them.
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        Old January 8th, 2014 (3:41 AM). Edited January 8th, 2014 by Twiggy.
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        I fond a cheap, decent clear phone case for my 525. Turns out the 520 and 525 are the same phone as far as physical cases and covers are concerned. :)

        Next up: a real screen protector. Matte, preferably. These reflections are quite a bit more annoying than what I am used to, due to the presence of an air gap and the lack of polarizers. A high display brightness can only do so much.

        It's kind of difficult to press the buttons, since the case covers them, but I suspect double-tap to wake and virtual shutter buttons will prove useful.

        EDIT: This might be the worst case I've used yet - I have removed it, but it wont be going to the can yet. It got annoying.
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