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  1. bachansoo's Avatar
    I like the phone for the most part, but I'm coming from a Lumia 620 so this phone feels big. The edges are kind of sharp so it digs into the hand when you're holding the phone. As well, the sharp edges/corners are a bit worrisome for someone like me who keeps their phone in their pocket as I feel it'll thin out or create holes in my pants over time.

    Are there any good cases that are thin and light, look minimalistic, but help round out the edges and corners?
    11-07-2014 12:10 PM
  2. udayk's Avatar
    I have this

    Nokia Lumia 830 Premium Imported Matte Finish Multi Color Hard Back Case Cover | eBay

    It has added a nice grip to my 830 and solves the sharp edges problem too. Truth is, I did feel very uncomfortable holding this phone for the first couple of days as i used to have a 4-incher previously. But I'm surprised at how quickly the phone is feeling 'normal' in my hands.
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    11-07-2014 01:23 PM
  3. BCH's Avatar
    I'm using this one, which allows you to see the colored back of your phone:

    http://www.amazon.com/Nokia-Lumia-Te...pUvbUpU2851005
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    11-09-2014 10:27 AM
  4. Scienceguy Labs's Avatar
    Check out this item I found using the eBay Windows Phone App: http://ebay.us/BnFJBb
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    11-09-2014 10:34 AM
  5. bachansoo's Avatar
    I'm using this one, which allows you to see the colored back of your phone:

    *Snip*
    How are you liking this case? I'm leaning towards this as soft cases do less damage to pockets.
    11-09-2014 03:21 PM
  6. bachansoo's Avatar
    I also see an incipio case on at&t's site. It seems to be an at&t exclusive, as I can't find it anywhere else. Looks like a nice case, but there's only one image of the case. Anybody buy this?
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    11-09-2014 03:25 PM
  7. BCH's Avatar
    For $7, it's fantastic. The only knock is that it makes the volume rocker just a little less responsive. The power and camera buttons seem unaffected, though. It improves grip three-fold.

    I have the white back and my wife has the orange bank. Doesn't seem right to cover them up with a case.

    Incipio has a new Octane case "coming soon" on their website. That looks like the long term play.
    11-09-2014 06:25 PM
  8. Jas00555's Avatar
    I also see an incipio case on at&t's site. It seems to be an at&t exclusive, as I can't find it anywhere else. Looks like a nice case, but there's only one image of the case. Anybody buy this?
    I did. I got the transparent one, but they also had black and green. I'm loving it and would definitely recommend it.
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    11-09-2014 06:37 PM
  9. bachansoo's Avatar
    I did. I got the transparent one, but they also had black and green. I'm loving it and would definitely recommend it.
    Would you be willing to post pics? I'm eyeing the transparent one, but I'm trying to figure out what it looks like exactly. It's hard to tell from one low quality pic of the back.
    11-09-2014 07:25 PM
  10. mddeckie's Avatar
    Can anyone tell me if these cases Work with wireless charging?
    11-09-2014 07:33 PM
  11. Derausgewanderte's Avatar
    thanks folks. Got two L830s today and was looking for cases. this is a good start. I will wait until the price for the Incipio drops at least to $15 somewhere. I liked the Incipio cases for our L920s. Going for the clear ones on Amazon first.
    Also looking for screen protectors. if anybody has tried some let me know. I typically don't like the soft rubbery ones (e.g. from Skinomi). Has anybody tried the glass type screen protectors?
    Amazon.com: Nacodex - Nokia Lumia 830 9h Hardness Premium Tempered Glass Screen Protector Real Explosion-proof [ New in Box ]: Cell Phones & Accessories
    11-09-2014 09:21 PM
  12. Derausgewanderte's Avatar
    Can anyone tell me if these cases Work with wireless charging?
    I used a really thick Incipio Faxion and Dual Pro on my Lumia and it worked fine. These don't look nearly as thick and I believe they will work fine.
    11-09-2014 09:27 PM
  13. Derausgewanderte's Avatar
    Would you be willing to post pics? I'm eyeing the transparent one, but I'm trying to figure out what it looks like exactly. It's hard to tell from one low quality pic of the back.
    Ditto, I'd like to see some images as well. Thanks!
    11-09-2014 09:29 PM
  14. Ejay Lozano's Avatar
    I usually go for the OEM cases, but all nokia has are those back covers and flip cases. I ended up picking up the Incipio NGP Ultra cases, they feel comfortable in the hand, stylish with the strips in the back, they come in black, green and white.

    Incipio has these "Octane" cases coming soon:




    More info:
    Octane Co-Molded Impact Absorbing Case for Nokia Lumia 830 | Incipio
    11-10-2014 12:01 PM
  15. Derausgewanderte's Avatar
    Can anyone tell me if these cases Work with wireless charging?
    I went to the ATT store today to purchase the black Incipio case that bachansoo mentioned above. It fits the 830 very well and the buttons work great. You pay a premium for good quality.

    The case seems thick enough to prevent damage (not just eye candy). It protects the front with a slight overlap on the sides (the screen doesn't touch the surface you lay it down on).

    Unfortunately, they only had two black cases in store. I will probably purchase the clear one online.

    My wife is very happy with the case. She thought the phone by itself was too slippery for her.

    Wireless charging works without issues as I expected.
    cheers

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    Last edited by Derausgewanderte; 11-10-2014 at 12:48 PM.
    11-10-2014 12:21 PM
  16. Derausgewanderte's Avatar
    Incipio has these "Octane" cases coming soon:
    More info:
    I wonder why these are called Octane. The pattern on the side shows Hexane :) (since they are connected it would be graphene).
    11-10-2014 12:55 PM
  17. bachansoo's Avatar
    I went to the ATT store today to purchase the black Incipio case that bachansoo mentioned above. It fits the 830 very well and the buttons work great. You pay a premium for good quality.

    The case seems thick enough to prevent damage (not just eye candy). It protects the front with a slight overlap on the sides (the screen doesn't touch the surface you lay it down on).

    Unfortunately, they only had two black cases in store. I will probably purchase the clear one online.

    My wife is very happy with the case. She thought the phone by itself was too slippery for her.

    Wireless charging works without issues as I expected.
    cheers

    images:
    snip
    Thanks for the pics. It does look like a solid case. I'm beginning to wonder about the white/transparent case. It seems more like the case is white. Which part is transparent... the stripes?
    11-10-2014 01:32 PM
  18. jojoe42's Avatar
    thanks folks. Got two L830s today and was looking for cases. this is a good start. I will wait until the price for the Incipio drops at least to $15 somewhere. I liked the Incipio cases for our L920s. Going for the clear ones on Amazon first.
    Also looking for screen protectors. if anybody has tried some let me know. I typically don't like the soft rubbery ones (e.g. from Skinomi). Has anybody tried the glass type screen protectors?
    Amazon.com: Nacodex - Nokia Lumia 830 9h Hardness Premium Tempered Glass Screen Protector Real Explosion-proof [ New in Box ]: Cell Phones & Accessories
    I don't have an 830, but I did buy a screen protector from Nacodex on Amazon for my 1020. Basically, as long as the edges of the 830's glass aren't curved, you shouldn't have any issues (there's an ugly air gap around the sides where the screen protector has lifted from the curved edge of the display)
    11-10-2014 01:54 PM
  19. Ejay Lozano's Avatar
    Thanks for the pics. It does look like a solid case. I'm beginning to wonder about the white/transparent case. It seems more like the case is white. Which part is transparent... the stripes?
    I just ordered a OEM white back battery cover and that white incipio case to match. The whole case is transparent with a frosted tint:
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    (Black/smoked incipio case)
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    11-10-2014 01:59 PM
  20. bachansoo's Avatar
    I just ordered a OEM white back battery cover and that white incipio case to match. The whole case is transparent with a frosted tint:
    snip
    (Black/smoked incipio case)
    Hmm... that looks a lot more frosted/white than transparent. I was hoping for more transparency. Oh well, I'll get the terrapin clear case from amazon.

    Thanks for the pics and everyone's input.
    11-10-2014 02:08 PM
  21. Derausgewanderte's Avatar
    Thanks for the pics. It does look like a solid case. I'm beginning to wonder about the white/transparent case. It seems more like the case is white. Which part is transparent... the stripes?
    yeah, it says clear on the ATT page. But a closer look shows that it's not clear (the picture actually shows a black battery housing underneath and the white shell doesn't reveal any of that. The box of my wife's black one reads "flexible impact resistant case with transparent pattern". There is nothing transparent there. The pattern is merely glossy as the pictures show above. Somebody was smoking at Incipio....I just contacted them via email.
    11-10-2014 02:13 PM
  22. bachansoo's Avatar
    I just ordered a OEM white back battery cover and that white incipio case to match. The whole case is transparent with a frosted tint:
    snip
    (Black/smoked incipio case)
    yeah, it says clear on the ATT page. But a closer look shows that it's not clear (the picture actually shows a black battery housing underneath and the white shell doesn't reveal any of that. The box of my wife's black one reads "flexible impact resistant case with transparent pattern". There is nothing transparent there. The pattern is merely glossy as the pictures show above. Somebody was smoking at Incipio....I just contacted them via email.
    Ejay Lozano: Can you post a pic of the white case with it on your phone? Front and back please.
    11-10-2014 02:50 PM
  23. Derausgewanderte's Avatar
    I just ordered a OEM white back battery cover
    mind writing where you got the OEM white? I would like to buy an orange one...
    edit: never mind. found a few on ebay.
    wow, UK seller seems to be the only source currently...
    11-10-2014 03:00 PM
  24. gmfeld's Avatar
    The 830 has these nice colored backs. Wouldn't want to put it in a case that covers the colored backs. Can't tell which if any of these cases do not cover the color if the back, does anyone have such a case?
    11-10-2014 03:51 PM
  25. Derausgewanderte's Avatar
    I ordered the Evecase from Amazon because of the good reviews it got for the L920. I will get it on Wednesday and will report back unless somebody else already did it by then. The picture of the clear one looks promising at least.
    11-10-2014 04:37 PM
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