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  1. mtf1380's Avatar
    I have a nice Mophie charging pack that I use to use with my Lumia 928. I bought this little Micro USB to Type C converter (see link below) and my Mophie works like a champ now with my Lumia 950 XL. It took forever to get over here from China but it was worth the wait.

    High Quality USB 3.1 Type C Male to Micro USB Female Converter Micro USB Connector USB C Adapter-in Mobile Phone Cables from Phones & Telecommunications on Aliexpress.com | Alibaba Group
    sph0308,

    Looks good. I bought this one a couple of weeks ago,

    Amazon.com: TechMatte USB-C to Micro USB Adapter Convert Connector for Nexus 5X 2015, Nexus 6P, OnePlus 2, Upgraded and Approved to Meet USB-C Standard (2-Pack, Black): Computers & Accessories

    my looks to cost more and only claims to be micro-USB, not the 3.1 yours claims to be....kudos!
    01-08-2016 03:03 PM
  2. SinrOne's Avatar
    Ordered leather wallet case for 5 euros including postal fees. Ill give out pictures when it actually arrives, we'll see what it actually looks. :D Ive had good luck so far with my old phone, with the cheap cases that is.
    01-11-2016 08:28 AM
  3. rickt1's Avatar
    I see Amazon UK has the Mozo back covers in stock but not the flip covers of which one I have had on order since December..
    01-11-2016 08:40 AM
  4. SinrOne's Avatar
    So i ordered a case 27th of December and it finally arrived today.

    Have to say.. Approx 5 euros incl. Postal , the quality is stunning.. Feels great and looks great in my opinion, only downside is that it doesnt have a magnet flap for some reason..

    Here is few pics, one on the right is 5euro case, one on the left is 20 euro case.. Quite the difference, cheaper is far better.



    01-14-2016 07:58 AM
  5. gerryf19's Avatar
    I purchased the following case from Amazon
    http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0186FNDQI?psc=1&redirect=true&ref_=oh_aui_detailpage_o01_s00

    It comes in a typical plastic case
    casebox.jpg

    There is a tempered glass screen protector, a clear TPU case, and a real aluminum bumper
    openbox.jpg

    Once you get the whole thing assembled (a little tricky since the aluminum bumper is pretty rigid), you end up with a overall slim case that seems to offer very good, if not great protection.

    Here is the front
    front.jpg

    Back--a little glossier than I would have preferred
    back.jpg

    And side
    side.jpg

    It maintains overall thinness. There is a nice lip that raises the screen off a surface about 3/32 of an inch (a little more than my previous tpu case) to protect the phone glass when laying face down.

    The TPU case has raised buttons so that you can actually operate your power, volume and camera keys. The TPU is not very "grippy" (as is the case with a lot of TPU cases) but the aluminum frame has some sharp edges which adds to the "gripability.".

    All cut outs are accurate: speakers, headphone and power provide plenty of clearance for accessories and sound.

    And while the case adds a little bulk, it does allow for wireless charging with my CHOE Stadium Qi wireless charging pad, so that is a plus.

    The case comes with a tempered glass screen protector, but I did not apply it. I've heard too many stories about the glass "lifting" up on the corners, which will drive me crazy. Plus, I have owned an htc arrive, iphone 4, lg g2 and never once scratched my phone face, so I am pretty confident I can maintain the appearance of gorilla glass 4
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    01-16-2016 02:59 PM
  6. winboy's Avatar
    I purchased the following case from Amazon
    http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0186FNDQI?psc=1&redirect=true&ref_=oh_aui_detailpage_o01_s00

    It comes in a typical plastic case
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    There is a tempered glass screen protector, a clear TPU case, and a real aluminum bumper
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    Once you get the whole thing assembled (a little tricky since the aluminum bumper is pretty rigid), you end up with a overall slim case that seems to offer very good, if not great protection.

    Here is the front
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    Back--a little glossier than I would have preferred
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    It maintains overall thinness. There is a nice lip that raises the screen off a surface about 3/32 of an inch (a little more than my previous tpu case) to protect the phone glass when laying face down.

    The TPU case has raised buttons so that you can actually operate your power, volume and camera keys. The TPU is not very "grippy" (as is the case with a lot of TPU cases) but the aluminum frame has some sharp edges which adds to the "gripability.".

    All cut outs are accurate: speakers, headphone and power provide plenty of clearance for accessories and sound.

    And while the case adds a little bulk, it does allow for wireless charging with my CHOE Stadium Qi wireless charging pad, so that is a plus.

    The case comes with a tempered glass screen protector, but I did not apply it. I've heard too many stories about the glass "lifting" up on the corners, which will drive me crazy. Plus, I have owned an htc arrive, iphone 4, lg g2 and never once scratched my phone face, so I am pretty confident I can maintain the appearance of gorilla glass 4
    Glad you posted this because I ordered the gold version from Amazon a couple of days ago and will arrive next week. Now I wish I had ordered the black one but looking forward to it! If I like it, I will order the black one. Is it hard to put it together?
    01-16-2016 08:32 PM
  7. dajma00's Avatar
    Why don't we have any smart covers for the 950 like we have for Galaxy note 5?
    01-16-2016 08:50 PM
  8. gerryf19's Avatar
    Glad you posted this because I ordered the gold version from Amazon a couple of days ago and will arrive next week. Now I wish I had ordered the black one but looking forward to it! If I like it, I will order the black one. Is it hard to put it together?
    The metal band does resist you quite a bit. I was reading someone else who had some trouble and I think they put it on wrong. Put it on with the button side first into frame and just slowly work it on and it will go.
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    01-16-2016 10:11 PM
  9. winboy's Avatar
    The metal band does resist you quite a bit. I was reading someone else who had some trouble and I think they put it on wrong. Put it on with the button side first into frame and just slowly work it on and it will go.
    Thanks for the tip, I will keep that in mind.
    01-17-2016 07:18 AM
  10. JRDEMASKUS's Avatar
    Reposting to the correct thread.
    I encounter a lot of dirt On the job, spent my summer trying to find a solution for my "mobile" needs.
    For the 950XL, I have chosen a semi hard shell PSVita "zipper box".
    It is large and bulky, but it fits the phone with whatever low profile case I choose for the phone to wear, plus, several cables, ear buds, and BT devices also fit in the box.
    The zipper box fits easily in the front pocket of my cargo pants and Levi jeans.
    I realize this is an extreme measure, but using my Sony SBH54 BT HEADSET to issue Voice commands, while listening to music, I have been able to work for several hours without having to remove my phone from my pocket or open the zipper box.
    There have been bugs, and it is not perfect yet, but hopefully the device will smooth out by the time my work moves back outside.
    Right now I am painting inside, and in one move I got paint on both the front and back of the zipper box, saving my phone, and proving my "use case".
    PSVita box inventory: OEM USB to C cable, USB to Micro USB 3" cable, AUX audio cable 3', headphone ext cable 6', wired ear buds, 2 BT devices with ear buds, a tie clip to help with wearing cables, and the phone.
    Obviously I do not close the phone glass against anything hard in the box.
    The long cables are all coiled neatly and secured with Velcro ties.
    The spaghetti looking wires are the BT ear bud wires, the wired ear buds are in the small Zip lock bag.
    I had a lot of choices to put inside the box, obviously audio is important to me.screenshot_2016-01-17-01-47-36_1.jpg
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    01-17-2016 09:37 PM
  11. EliteMikes's Avatar
    Gorilla Glass 4 has more protection against cracking than scratches compared to GG3.
    I can say GG4 doesn't hold up. It just depends how hit hits the surface it fell to. Mine fell 1.5 feet onto smooth tile and it's cracked.
    01-18-2016 09:49 AM
  12. signal-2-noise's Avatar
    Case looks nice but the reviews on Amazon has me a bit sceptical. Especially the comments about ever having to remove the aluminum frame.
    01-18-2016 10:44 PM
  13. gerryf19's Avatar
    Case looks nice but the reviews on Amazon has me a bit sceptical. Especially the comments about ever having to remove the aluminum frame.
    Oddly, I do not see a comment about removing the metal frame. It is quite a sturdy frame and took some effort to get it on, but I have not encountered any other issues. I wish the tpu gel case were a bit more "tacky" for more grip and a less glossy for fingerprint avoidance, but overall still a pretty decent case.
    01-19-2016 09:16 AM
  14. signal-2-noise's Avatar
    Oddly, I do not see a comment about removing the metal frame....
    Quote from Trinh Le's review on Amazon.com:

    "Onto the bad. Let's just say that it is a fingerprint magnet. I spent about five minutes trying to put it on and once everything was finished, I realized that my fingerprint was everywhere on the case. Secondly, this is one of the hardest case to put the 950xl in that I have ever owned. I spent roughly five minutes putting my 950xl in and taking it out just so that I can push in the corners to get it to slide in - forget trying to take it out afterwards which leads to the next flaw. Taking it out is a tad bit tough, probably even tougher than trying to get it in and the aluminum frame is so easy to bend. I literally had to bend the frame back to get it back into shape again because trying to get it out, you have to bend the case a little bit due to how tightly packed it is, in doing so, will cause the metal frame to bend."
    01-19-2016 09:40 AM
  15. JRDEMASKUS's Avatar
    I was looking at a LifeProof Universal "Box" but it was too small.
    Also checked out a Scuba "Box", too small.
    Hoping for some longer Clear Boxes in the near future.

    The other problem, clear "Box" covers still shut off the Glance screen as the Proximity sensor is covered.(Helps save battery and screen, as I have Glance set to always on).

    If I cannot see the Glance screen anyway, it does not matter if the "Zipper Box" is opaque or clear.

    The PSVista case I got at a local game shop, from the discount bin, like new, for $10.
    01-19-2016 11:36 AM
  16. winboy's Avatar
    The metal band does resist you quite a bit. I was reading someone else who had some trouble and I think they put it on wrong. Put it on with the button side first into frame and just slowly work it on and it will go.
    I got mine today and it was quite easy to install following your tip. I got the gold version and it looks great and adds a premium look to my phone. I ordered 5 different cases for my 950 XL and this one so far is the best, glad I ordered it, I love it! It also arrived earlier than expected.
    01-19-2016 01:57 PM
  17. winboy's Avatar
    Quote from Trinh Le's review on Amazon.com:

    "Onto the bad. Let's just say that it is a fingerprint magnet. I spent about five minutes trying to put it on and once everything was finished, I realized that my fingerprint was everywhere on the case. Secondly, this is one of the hardest case to put the 950xl in that I have ever owned. I spent roughly five minutes putting my 950xl in and taking it out just so that I can push in the corners to get it to slide in - forget trying to take it out afterwards which leads to the next flaw. Taking it out is a tad bit tough, probably even tougher than trying to get it in and the aluminum frame is so easy to bend. I literally had to bend the frame back to get it back into shape again because trying to get it out, you have to bend the case a little bit due to how tightly packed it is, in doing so, will cause the metal frame to bend."
    I got mine today and I had no problem putting it on and no problem taking it off. The metal band is very sturdy which I'm glad that it is. Best case I ordered for my 950 xl and I have 5 different cases and this one looks the best and provides great protection as well.
    01-19-2016 02:02 PM
  18. signal-2-noise's Avatar
    ^ Good to know!
    01-19-2016 03:37 PM
  19. gerryf19's Avatar
    Nuts, I knew I should have gone gold!
    01-19-2016 10:57 PM
  20. flohdaniel's Avatar
    Mozo. day 1 amazing, day 2 starting to get those squeaky noises at the bottom again...

    img_5983.jpg img_5984.jpg
    01-20-2016 08:49 AM
  21. winboy's Avatar
    Nuts, I knew I should have gone gold!
    Here is what mine looks like with the gold version.
    Attached Thumbnails 1.jpg   2.jpg   3.jpg  
    01-20-2016 09:51 AM
  22. jblanken64's Avatar
    Has anyone seen a waterproof Otterbox/Lifeproof style 950XL case yet? I've been looking and have yet to find one.
    01-20-2016 02:34 PM
  23. abrichman's Avatar
    Just got the red Mozo 950XL back cover yesterday. Question to others that have it:

    It appears the power button's height is slightly shorter / more recessed than the volume buttons above and below it (and camera) as you look at the side. Is this intentional for a different tactile experience or did I get a lemon? Quick search through here didn't yield a hit. :) Thanks -
    No, you aren't alone. My fit on the power button was initially non-distinct from the others but after 20 hours, it was halfway below the buttons. Now 18 hours later, it's nearly at the surface on the bottom side, a mm up on the upper side. I have contacted them about returning it. Beyond looking bad, it's nearly (already after two days) so low on the lower end to distinguish. The picture is from yesterday when it was still prouder than now.npd1ioc.jpg
    01-20-2016 03:02 PM
  24. JRDEMASKUS's Avatar
    Has anyone seen a waterproof Otterbox/Lifeproof style 950XL case yet? I've been looking and have yet to find one.
    Considering the Lifeproof case for the iPhone 6+ is $66, and then the Glance screen will not come on because the proximity sensor is covered, I am no longer looking at this brand.
    I might consider an OtterBox if the sensor is uncovered, but then it wont be waterproof. OtterBox also lets in too much dust, not worth the money.
    I would be happy with a thicker rubber and plastic shell case, if it fits in my PSVita zipper box, and is less than $20.
    01-20-2016 04:21 PM
  25. jblanken64's Avatar
    Considering the Lifeproof case for the iPhone 6+ is $66, and then the Glance screen will not come on because the proximity sensor is covered, I am no longer looking at this brand.
    I might consider an OtterBox if the sensor is uncovered, but then it wont be waterproof. OtterBox also lets in too much dust, not worth the money.
    I would be happy with a thicker rubber and plastic shell case, if it fits in my PSVita zipper box, and is less than $20.
    If I was able to have a waterproof case in the Otterbox style, I wouldn't care about the proximity sensor. I'd like to be able to use my phone as a GPS on my motorcycle and not worry about the environment. I normally use the phone without a case, but in the instances that I want to really protect it (motorcycling, hiking, etc.), the slight reduction in functionality is a worthwhile tradeoff to me. My kids used Otterboxes for their iPhones and I don't recall them having issues with their proximity sensors. Perhaps they either didn't notice or didn't care. Of course maybe the sensor tech is different between the phones as well.
    01-21-2016 06:37 AM
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