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  1. aldofarias82's Avatar
    Hello i just bought my 1020 and I see a similar problem I faced with my 720: The lack of options when it comes to looking for protective cases.

    I love Lumia design but I NEED to protect my phone too, most of the cases I see online (eBay, Amazon...) are 1.-FUGLY - they look very very cheap and a lot like any other case you see on your average android. Also very bulky.
    2.- Some look nice (like the genuine charging case I own) but they don't protect it from ANYTHING but from scratches on the back.

    I need a sleek looking one that happens to protect my phone. Any advice, pics, etc?...

    Thanks in advance!
    07-11-2014 05:38 PM
  2. michaelkriss's Avatar
    I always thought the ones from spec looked really nice, especially in yellow. I took a gamble with my 1020 and got a cheap thin one a lot like the wireless charging case and I have been really happy. It kept the phone slim and provided some basic protection, better grip and some color.
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    07-11-2014 06:11 PM
  3. AccentAE86's Avatar
    My friend got the IMAK Quicksand or Cowboy case (both are the same) for his 1020. Very easy to find on ebay. Nice and slim, low profile that doesn't obscenely change the size/shape of the phone, a VERY grippy and nice textured surface, and also barely wraps around the edges to protect the corners too.
    aldofarias82 likes this.
    07-11-2014 06:21 PM
  4. sherwin892's Avatar
    Poetic Atmosphere is what I current have on
    jojoe42 and aldofarias82 like this.
    07-11-2014 06:34 PM
  5. Topataco's Avatar
    I bought a Baseus flip case from Amazon, I liked the construction and the design a lot, also could be used as a stand. A caveat though, the little magnetic clasp gets in the way for the stand function and it's a tad bit troublesome for taking pictures that demand speed, but it protected my phone with style from MANY drops
    07-11-2014 06:49 PM
  6. aldofarias82's Avatar
    Thanks guys I kind of liked the one from speck and the poetic one but still looking for the right choice...
    07-11-2014 08:05 PM
  7. David Lohrentz's Avatar
    I always thought the ones from spec looked really nice, especially in yellow. I took a gamble with my 1020 and got a cheap thin one a lot like the wireless charging case and I have been really happy. It kept the phone slim and provided some basic protection, better grip and some color.
    very happy with yellow speck candyshell.
    07-11-2014 10:30 PM
  8. aldofarias82's Avatar
    So far that one is my best choice
    07-12-2014 09:52 AM
  9. ricbon's Avatar
    I have an incipio light feather black case on my yellow 1020. Great enough protection and doesn't add bulk
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    07-12-2014 10:20 AM
  10. aldofarias82's Avatar
    I have an incipio light feather black case on my yellow 1020. Great enough protection and doesn't add bulk
    What about frontal drops? that seems to be a weak point in that kind of case, I have the wireless charging one from Nokia and I feel very unsafe about that. My 720 crashed to pieces it's screen with the smallest of drops. NOT GOING TO LET IT HAPPEN AGAIN
    07-12-2014 01:58 PM
  11. drtek's Avatar
    Otterbox Defender. It's saved my *** more times than I care to count.
    jojoe42 likes this.
    07-12-2014 02:02 PM
  12. h3ndr4cd's Avatar
    I use Capdase sider baco, then I replace the default case which identical 100% size with Original Nokia wireless charging CC-3066 Yellow. The wireless charge work perfectly while my screen covered 100% unlike if you use purely CC-3066 only where the screen still exposed. This case also make 1020 back very flat so can put on flat surface nicely.






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    Last edited by h3ndr4cd; 07-12-2014 at 10:17 PM.
    07-12-2014 09:47 PM
  13. drtek's Avatar
    I use Capdase sider baco, then I replace the default case which identical 100% size with Original Nokia wireless charging CC-3066 Yellow. The wireless charge work perfectly while my screen covered 100% unlike if you use purely CC-3066 only where the screen still exposed. This case also make 1020 back very flat so can put on flat surface nicely.






    Sent from my Lumia 1020 using Tapatalk
    I wish there was a Defender type case with built in charging, or one designed to take the Nokia charging case. Do you have a link for your case?
    Last edited by gamo62; 07-13-2014 at 01:03 PM.
    07-13-2014 12:51 PM
  14. jojoe42's Avatar
    I wish there was a Defender type case with built in charging, or one designed to take the Nokia charging case. Do you have a link for your case?
    Take a look at this thread - you can easily mod the wireless charging coil ( from the wireless charging cover) into the Otterbox Defender series case or any other case really
    07-13-2014 11:57 PM
  15. drtek's Avatar
    Take a look at this thread - you can easily mod the wireless charging coil ( from the wireless charging cover) into the Otterbox Defender series case or any other case really
    What thread are we talking about?

    Thanks.
    07-14-2014 12:12 AM
  16. RTGent's Avatar
    I have four cases -plus a yellow Nokia grip- to enrobe my black beauty. Two of the Empire KLIX -in orange and teal, the Reiko in purple, and the StilGut in navy. I use the Empires the most, but like them all. Would have gotten a yellow Speck, were it a matte yellow. Got my grip from Microsoft, and all the cases through Amazon:
    Amazon.com: Empire KLIX Slim-Fit Hard Case for Nokia Lumia 1020 - Retail Packaging - Soft Touch Orange: Cell Phones & Accessories
    http://www.amazon.com/Reiko-Silicon-...pUvbUpU2640403
    Amazon.com: StilGut UltraSlim Genuine Leather Case for Nokia Lumia 1020, Navyblue: Cell Phones & Accessories
    Last edited by RTGent; 07-14-2014 at 09:34 AM.
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    07-14-2014 09:23 AM
  17. jojoe42's Avatar
    What thread are we talking about?

    Thanks.
    Ahhh darn it I forgot to paste the link >.< here it is: http://forums.windowscentral.com/nok...rging-mod.html
    drtek likes this.
    07-14-2014 05:20 PM
  18. Ixia's Avatar
    I ended up hacking my own. I wanted a proper leather case that flipped from the base not the side, with a tpu gel case on the inside. The flip cases I'd had, only had cheap plastic inners which cracked at the corners and didn't offer much protection.
    So I pulled away the plastic inner of a Yousave leather case and glued a tpu case inside. Works really well and looks far better than I expected.
    07-16-2014 07:38 AM

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