We made some changes

Our new forums are here!

Saving money on data

Mint SIM is the perfect way to get cheap data in the U.S.

Don't count Windows Phone out just yet

Dead? Psh. Here are 5 reasons to stick with Windows 10 Mobile

VPN vs. Proxy

The difference between a proxy and a VPN

Latitude attitude

Dell Latitude 7280 is a business laptop with tons of consumer attitude

4K all the way

You probably don't NEED a 4K webcam, but we love Logitech's BRIO 4K anyway

Long live Windows phone

Contrary to popular belief, Windows phone won't die anytime soon

XP-YESSSSSSS

Dell's already awesome XPS 15 gets even better in 2017

Surface Pwn 5

Surface Pro 5, Project NEON details leaked on LinkedIn?

Redefining the PC

Why Microsoft's Surface phone could be MUCH more than a mere 'phone'

Surface table meets Windows 10

Yes, we did put Windows 10 on the original Surface table ... and it rocks

Cream o' the crop

Before buying a Microsoft laptop, check out our pick for the absolute best

Simple and secure, just the way I like it

We think Windows 10 Cloud is a great idea, here's why

uber micro

Halo Wars 2 has something for everyone. Here's our full review.

Oldie but goldie

We reviewed Microsoft's decade-old Surface table

Creators Update comin' at ya

These are the coolest new features in the next big Xbox One update (video)

Buyer's guide

The Razer Blade 14 is the best laptop Razer has to offer

Windows 10 app gems

10 terrific Windows 10 apps you should be using

Tower of power

Here's what we think of Dell's XPS Tower Special Edition

Quite a deal

Grab the complete C# coding bootcamp for $41!

< >
Welcome to the Windows Central Forums Create Your Account or Ask a Question Answers in 5 minutes - no registration required!
Results 1 to 8 of 8
  1. knitoe's Avatar
    Member

    Posts
    12 Posts
    Global Posts
    14 Global Posts
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
       #1  
    I just got an email from BestSkinsEver that they now have a Nokia Lumia 920 Skin available. I just placed an order, I have always been a fan of BSE skins. Hopefully I can get some installed pics up in the near future.
    irvin792 likes this.
  2. knitoe's Avatar
    Member

    Posts
    12 Posts
    Global Posts
    14 Global Posts
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
       #2  
    I have been meaning to update this post, but life and the holidays and exchanging my Lumia so many times (I am on my fourth 920!) has taken a lot of time.

    I originally wanted to use the BSE skin at launch, but they were not available right away so I ordered a BodyGuardz skin and received that first. After about a week the corners started peeling from getting caught on my pockets. I got the BSE skin but didn't install it because my 920 started suffering massive battery drain and I sent it in for an exchange.

    This turned out to be a good thing, because BSE revised their front, top, and bottom portions due to customer feedback. They also sent me revised versions without me even contacting them, talk about customer service!

    Here are pics of the BSE skin, excuse my shoddy installation. :)

    What you get with the order, which comes in a regular white envelope:


    Front:


    Back:


    Side Buttons:


    Top:


    Bottom:


    Notice the corner wraps around the front of the phone, hopefully this will prevent the corner from peeling like the BodyGuardz skin I had:


    Overall I am happy with the skin, although it has only been a day since I installed it. The quality feels superior to the BodyGuardz that I had previously. One thing I did notice is that the cutouts on the top and bottom pieces seem to not have been fully cut, as you can see pieces that tore when the cutouts were removed.
  3. pezman726's Avatar
    Member

    Posts
    117 Posts
    Global Posts
    513 Global Posts
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    #3  
    that skin looks nice. 2 questions.

    1.) Does the "super sensitive" screen still work with the skin on?
    2.) It looks like it came with 2 sets of the top and bottom pieces, is that correct?
  4. knitoe's Avatar
    Member

    Posts
    12 Posts
    Global Posts
    14 Global Posts
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
       #4  
    Quote Originally Posted by pezman726 View Post
    that skin looks nice. 2 questions.

    1.) Does the "super sensitive" screen still work with the skin on?
    2.) It looks like it came with 2 sets of the top and bottom pieces, is that correct?
    1) Yes it does work with the super sensitive screen, so far I have not noticed any difference with the skin on and without it. I can still use the phone with gloves or a metal key (not that I normally ever use a metal key with the phone).

    2) I have 2 sets of top and bottom pieces because the design was modified after I received the original order and BSE sent me the revised set of front, top and bottom. I don't think a normal order will have 2 sets of these pieces.
    pezman726 likes this.
  5. pezman726's Avatar
    Member

    Posts
    117 Posts
    Global Posts
    513 Global Posts
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    #5  
    Awesome! Thanks!
  6. ryker002's Avatar
    Member

    Posts
    149 Posts
    Global Posts
    182 Global Posts
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    #6  
    How much does it costs? I know Zagg creates a really high quality shield for phones.
  7. knitoe's Avatar
    Member

    Posts
    12 Posts
    Global Posts
    14 Global Posts
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
       #7  
    ^ Cost is about $11 shipped. Zagg's costs $25, IMO Zagg's product is not 2x better than BSE. But I suppose you are paying for the name and the packaging if you purchase the Zagg product (comes with cleaning clothe, squeegee, and application spray I think?), whereas the BSE is a no frills one (comes with only the skin, you have to make your own soap/water solution and put in a spray bottle and use your own plastic card).
  8. pezman726's Avatar
    Member

    Posts
    117 Posts
    Global Posts
    513 Global Posts
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    #8  
    Knitoe,

    Now that you have had that for a few months, I was wondering how it is holding up? I finally got my L920 a few weeks ago and am looking to get a screen protector. I'm trying to decide on buying the whole body guard, or getting a screen protector and a case.

    Thanks,
    pez

Similar Threads

  1. Does Nokia lumia 920 support usb mass storage?
    By Vitogalaxy in forum Windows Phone 8
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 06-07-2013, 09:12 AM
  2. Anybody disappointed that the Lumia 920 doesn't have a 4.8" screen?
    By saintforlife in forum Upcoming & Rumored Windows Phones
    Replies: 59
    Last Post: 02-27-2013, 03:48 PM
  3. Skins for Nokia Lumia 920
    By Dking7 in forum Nokia Lumia 920
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 11-08-2012, 01:07 PM
  4. predict unlocked prices for the nokia lumia 920 and lumia 820
    By geekmaster in forum Upcoming & Rumored Windows Phones
    Replies: 9
    Last Post: 09-19-2012, 04:32 PM
  5. Reasons to get the Samsung Ativ S over Nokia Lumia 920?
    By saintforlife in forum Upcoming & Rumored Windows Phones
    Replies: 16
    Last Post: 09-03-2012, 08:57 PM

Posting Permissions

";