12-10-2012 02:52 PM
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  1. MacDaMachine's Avatar
    The phone was given to me as a gift, unfortunately with recent car problems I was never able to buy a case for it. Today while walking down the stairs I had my phone out talking to someone, and missed a step.

    My immediate bodily reaction was to drop my phone to grab the railing on my left (left handed). When I realized what was going on I immediately went to catch my phone and fall all at once.

    So I basically grabbed the rail and attempted to catch my phone. I failed and bobbled the phone causing it to fall from a higher height. (from a 8-9 foot fall to a 10-11 easy).

    The phone bounces twice off the concrete floor. My screen is intact. Camera still works. But the bottom corners are dented really bad. And one edge is chipped and black (hopefully I can at least get it white again). It feels horrible.

    So yea, grateful that I'm not at the hospital and I have a fully working phone, but disappointed that after owning it for two weeks I dropped it. My first smartphone drop ever too.

    While typing this, I also noticed my screen was popped out a little more than usual and I just pushed it in. It clicked in place. Ugh...
    12-08-2012 12:41 PM
  2. ttsoldier's Avatar
    You're lucky the lumia 920 is a solid and well built phone.

    Had that been a Sasmsung S3 or something, bye bye phone.
    12-08-2012 12:44 PM
  3. Visual360's Avatar
    Mora of the story: don't talk and walk the stairs at the same time. :)

    On a serious note, glad you're okay, and the phone survived, albeit a little banged up.
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    12-08-2012 12:45 PM
  4. MacDaMachine's Avatar
    Mora of the story: don't talk and walk the stairs at the same time. :)

    On a serious note, glad you're okay, and the phone survived, albeit a little banged up.
    Yea I learned my lesson quick. Now I gotta get a case fast. Might just use my 3gs until I get one.
    12-08-2012 12:47 PM
  5. falcon304's Avatar
    I know that with the launch of the 900 AT&T carried silicon covers that were the same colors of the phone. I'd be interested in getting one for the 920 to use on the off occasion I'm out all day, but they don't seem to be carrying any? I think something as simple as that would have helped MacDaMachine.
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    12-08-2012 12:49 PM
  6. MechanizedSunrise's Avatar
    You can consider sanding down or rounding the corner to smooth it out again. The body is a uniform color through and through. I can't find the link in a quick search, but I remember someone did it to a L900 and it worked out really well.
    socialcarpet likes this.
    12-08-2012 01:05 PM
  7. daelumia's Avatar
    Try these from Amazon. I couldn't get yellow, but I like the color of the case more than the phone. $7! http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B00A1Z...pUvbUpU1806036
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    12-08-2012 01:18 PM
  8. Visual360's Avatar
    Got this one for my Lumia 920, and looks very nice and doesn't add much bulk to the device. It's the Incipio Feather. It also comes with a screen protector, but somehow, because the way the glass edges is semi-roundish, the edges don't stick very well. Not to say the screen protector is no good, but I have not found a screen protector that actually adhere well on the edges of the Lumia 920.

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    12-08-2012 01:53 PM
  9. MacDaMachine's Avatar
    Got this one for my Lumia 920, and looks very nice and doesn't add much bulk to the device. It's the Incipio Feather. It also comes with a screen protector, but somehow, because the way the glass edges is semi-roundish, the edges don't stick very well. Not to say the screen protector is no good, but I have not found a screen protector that actually adhere well on the edges of the Lumia 920.

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    I'll definitely look into that.
    12-08-2012 03:57 PM
  10. irvin792's Avatar
    Got this one for my Lumia 920, and looks very nice and doesn't add much bulk to the device. It's the Incipio Feather. It also comes with a screen protector, but somehow, because the way the glass edges is semi-roundish, the edges don't stick very well. Not to say the screen protector is no good, but I have not found a screen protector that actually adhere well on the edges of the Lumia 920.

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    did you get that from the microsoft store? I cannot find incipio cases for the 920 :(
    12-08-2012 04:44 PM
  11. electriclamb's Avatar
    i got my otterbox commuter in today and while it adds bulk, the level of mental comfort and reassurance i have is worth its money in gold. So much i dont have to worry about now. This phone will last my two year contract for sure now
    12-08-2012 04:47 PM
  12. sabotagebx's Avatar
    You're lucky the lumia 920 is a solid and well built phone.

    Had that been a Sasmsung S3 or something, bye bye phone.
    seriously, stop with these comments. Every phone is susceptible to drops and breaks no matter the height. guy dropped his from 3 ft and it was destroyed just a few posts down.
    12-08-2012 04:48 PM
  13. irvin792's Avatar
    the only white case I have been able to find is the speck candyshell grip, white tpu yellows over time. I hope incipio will offer the feather in white or case-mate barely there
    12-08-2012 04:56 PM
  14. sabotagebx's Avatar
    the only white case I have been able to find is the speck candyshell grip, white tpu yellows over time. I hope incipio will offer the feather in white or case-mate barely there
    Amazon.com: lumia 920 incipio case
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    12-08-2012 04:58 PM
  15. irvin792's Avatar
    yea the only white is tpu, which my last tpu case I had on my Titan yellowed and looked gross after a month or two :(
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    12-08-2012 05:03 PM
  16. ripple23's Avatar
    Got this one for my Lumia 920, and looks very nice and doesn't add much bulk to the device. It's the Incipio Feather. It also comes with a screen protector, but somehow, because the way the glass edges is semi-roundish, the edges don't stick very well. Not to say the screen protector is no good, but I have not found a screen protector that actually adhere well on the edges of the Lumia 920.

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    Barrier chief has a product that doesn't cover the entire screen because of the curves and leaves a millimeter on all the sides. I just ordered it so I cannot say how well it performs. I just saw a youtube video and it looked good.
    12-08-2012 05:05 PM
  17. irvin792's Avatar
    Got this one for my Lumia 920, and looks very nice and doesn't add much bulk to the device. It's the Incipio Feather. It also comes with a screen protector, but somehow, because the way the glass edges is semi-roundish, the edges don't stick very well. Not to say the screen protector is no good, but I have not found a screen protector that actually adhere well on the edges of the Lumia 920.

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    My Zagg Dry hugs the curves rather nicely and has not lifted up at all.
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    12-08-2012 05:06 PM
  18. Visual360's Avatar
    I just don't like Zagg's "rubbery" feel. I like those cheap ones that feels more like glass.

    My Zagg Dry hugs the curves rather nicely and has not lifted up at all.
    12-08-2012 05:10 PM
  19. Visual360's Avatar
    I'll sure to take a look at that. Thanks.
    Barrier chief has a product that doesn't cover the entire screen because of the curves and leaves a millimeter on all the sides. I just ordered it so I cannot say how well it performs. I just saw a youtube video and it looked good.
    12-08-2012 05:10 PM
  20. Visual360's Avatar
    Yup. Somehow that's the only brand of case they are selling. The store where I bought this one's anyway.
    did you get that from the microsoft store? I cannot find incipio cases for the 920 :(
    12-08-2012 05:11 PM
  21. Seismo's Avatar
    I ordered this:
    Amazon.com: Nokia Lumia 920 (AT&T) Premium Combo Pack - Black TPU Flex Grip Gel Case + ATOM LED Keychain Light + Screen Protector + Wall Charger + Car Charger + Micro USB Cable: Cell Phones & Accessories

    Terrific deal. Comes with a car charger, home charger, micro-usb cable and an el-cheapo case that fits pretty snugly and looks like it should absorb impact pretty much anywhere except the front.
    12-10-2012 02:38 AM
  22. venom5150's Avatar
    Nokia Lumia 920 feather Ultra Thin Snap-On Case

    Looks like Incipio has finally posted the cases to their website. I have the matching Cyan case and I love it.
    12-10-2012 03:33 AM
  23. z33dev33l's Avatar
    My two year old dropped mine while he was on my shoulders. I'm over 6 ft so he was over 6 feet up, it hit concrete and the phone only has the slightest scratch on a ceramic button. Love this phone.
    12-10-2012 03:43 AM
  24. Alex Rodriguez's Avatar
    You need these, they look more alike to the ones that NOKIA always release to their devices
    New Multicolor Soft Silicone Back Case Cover Skin Free Film for Nokia Lumia 920 | eBay
    12-10-2012 04:28 AM
  25. zipro's Avatar

    My immediate bodily reaction was to drop my phone to grab the railing on my left (left handed).
    And that was a good thing to do. Glad you're ok!
    12-10-2012 04:38 AM
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