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07-29-2014 06:41 PM
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  1. failed1234's Avatar
    I actually purchased this a few days ago. Should arrive soon. What do you think so far?
    Pretty nice. Solid build quality and a good feel on the back of the case. The kickstand works well and isn't flimsy. I don't use the holster, though it is pretty much the same as the case.

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    07-02-2013 06:15 PM
  2. eruptflail's Avatar
    I'll just be honest with you. The phone doesn't need a 40$ case. I've had a cheap-o 10$ case on mine, made of some kind of polycarbonate, and I've thrown the thing around, dropped it, smashed it against things, sat on it, and done who knows what else and I have nary a scratch on the thing. I did, however, slam the lock button against my door jam and there's a nick on my lock button now. To be fair, the thing is well made. You're probably not going to break it. I threw it across the room, down a flight of stairs once, and it was completely fine. That was without a case. I do think I had a heart attack when I did it however.
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    07-03-2013 12:37 AM
  3. listeningtree's Avatar
    07-28-2013 08:30 PM
  4. Ktysai's Avatar
    I have a two part cover from Case Mate.
    The phone it's a little tank now, but I can finally use it. It looks so fragile when it's naked. I think I'll buy something more thin after some time.

    The power button is a little bit easier to push, but to improve this I have put some sheet of plastic between the rubber part of the case and the power button. The weird thing is the I have seen a little smudge on the back of the phone, when I have clean the dust on the phone. It was in a area where the beauty should be protected :(
    09-14-2013 05:06 PM
  5. jenni122701's Avatar
    I have just bought a few really inexpensive cases off Amazon and they do just fine. Im very careful with my cell too, but even with a fall or bang they protect it. I got these pictured for just several or so bucks each, the white I tend to use more often just cause it is more rubbery like and has better grip, but I like them all. For travel in my purse I have a pink case that closes with a magnet so the screen is protected better.

    Sent from my iPad 3rd Gen using Tapatalk
    09-14-2013 06:17 PM
  6. Doohickie's Avatar
    Right, I'm looking for a case for my 8x, I know that putting a case on a phone this good looking is criminal, but I really don't want to damage it :(
    My solution is I went for the coverage plan (through Best Buy where I got the phone). I already broke the glass (less than 3 months in), and I'm glad I had that option. Even with a case, there's a chance you'll damage your phone.... it's no guarantee. Btw, Best Buy let me keep the phone and ordered a replacement. It was there the next day and they switched all the data over in about 20 minutes. Great experience.
    09-14-2013 06:24 PM
  7. Ktysai's Avatar
    ...the white I tend to use more often just cause it is more rubbery like and has better grip...
    ...and looks very cool. Let's see if I find something similar near.
    09-14-2013 06:32 PM
  8. Eric J F's Avatar
    When I bought my phone in January T-Mobile sold a Tech21 Impactology protective cover. It's excellent- very snug, impact resistant, and comfortable. It's not soft nor very hard and I think it has the perfect feel. It's not clear; it's black. I don't know the availability, though, since T-Mobile doesn't carry the 8X anymore.
    09-16-2013 04:51 PM
  9. Becky Smith4's Avatar
    What is it called?
    09-21-2013 05:58 PM
  10. Eric J F's Avatar
    If you're asking about the Tech21, Amazon calls it the 'T-Mobile OEM D30 Protective Cover with Impactology for HTC Windows Phone 8X (black)' and it's a fraction of what I paid for it. The description says 'gel' but I'd say the outside is more like a very dense rubber-like material.

    One more thing: The cover is a skin over the buttons (ie no holes) and it probably makes the buttons a little harder to push. I happen to like that, but if that's an issue you should be aware.
    Last edited by Eric J F; 09-22-2013 at 12:51 AM.
    09-22-2013 12:33 AM
  11. plyboult's Avatar
    Here's the Doubleshot: does not add bulk at all, retains 8X form factor, is not hard to put on or take off (in my opinion), but is slippery!
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    This is the Rock Hard case and it is very similar to the Incipio Feather, I love it the best and it looks great and also retains the great form factor. Comes in several colors, but this color matches the HTC yellow/lime color perfectly. Got it through Amazon. (Mentioned in another thread that I got it through Ebay, forgot it was actually Amazon.).
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    Where can I find that HTC official case?
    09-28-2013 01:24 PM
  12. Westiemom's Avatar
    Where can I find that HTC official case? Under windows phone accessories, it's called HTC Global Hard Case. I believe Amazon has had it also in the past, but you can find it at the Microsoft store for sure. It's $24.99.
    09-29-2013 10:26 AM
  13. plyboult's Avatar
    I found it on Amazon

    Going to give it a try. Any people on here have actually used it? My black 8x back is constantly getting roughed up.
    09-29-2013 01:33 PM
  14. josepmanel1983's Avatar
    I found it on Amazon

    Going to give it a try. Any people on here have actually used it? My black 8x back is constantly getting roughed up.

    I actually have sitting in a drawer. It looks very nice, yes, but it's extremely slippery.

    Sent from my Windows Phone 8X by HTC using Tapatalk
    09-29-2013 04:22 PM
  15. plyboult's Avatar
    What's the form factor to the phone? And would you say its worth the price?
    09-29-2013 10:35 PM
  16. josepmanel1983's Avatar
    What's the form factor to the phone? And would you say its worth the price?
    In my opinion, it's not worth 25 bucks. It retains the phone's original form factor and, as I said some months ago in this very thread, it almost looks case-less; however, rather than protecting the phone, it makes it more prone to falls (due to its slippery nature).
    09-30-2013 01:33 AM
  17. plyboult's Avatar
    Sounds good i bought it off that amazon link and it was shipped this morning. Ill post some feedback once i get the case. I bought a $10 thin rock case off eBay but it just is too bulky for me.
    09-30-2013 10:12 AM
  18. Allen Li1's Avatar
    Thank you
    10-04-2013 08:58 PM
  19. plyboult's Avatar
    Def not worth $25 and it actually added slight bulk to the phone itself.. But it fits well to the 8x and protects all of the phone. Plus its OEM, so I can't complain I suppose.
    10-07-2013 01:26 PM
  20. helpfone's Avatar
    New HTC 8X user here. I'm upping the thread to know what are the best cases for this phone, especially with the hindsight you've gained from the months/years of use. I would need something strong yet not bulky.

    Also, are you using screen protectors ? Some references to recommend me ?

    Additionally, i will travel with it so i would need to protect it, a case is enough ? Or perhaps a pouch ?

    Thanks :)
    07-24-2014 07:50 AM
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    07-24-2014 09:07 AM
  22. DNHill's Avatar
    For my travelling life I got one of these for my 8X. It's a rather chunky protective case (it's about 20mm thick overall) but seems to give excellent protection (I was after a hard-knocks case rather than a glamour one). Has a two-part hard plastic cage which goes around the phone itself, then the soft silicone rubber outer which goes around everything.

    Protect the screen very well from drops and bumps (the screen is about 4-5mm below the rim of the case) with a similar depth at the back protecting the camera lens and the speaker grill. Also has a built-in kick-stand which is handy for using the phone as a nightstand clock or for media playing. The buttons are replicated in the shell and work fine through it by just pressing on the relevant area.

    My boss used to take the **** for having such a big chunky case, but in the time I've had it he's damaged his own 8X at least twice by dropping it or general bumps and knocks whilst mine is going along fine (and if all else fails you can remove the phone from the case in about 5 seconds).
    07-24-2014 10:09 AM
  23. TheBluesOne's Avatar
    I bought this Rock Flip case for my 8X. Guess what there wasn't any ventilation(like holes) on the back of the case for the heat to escape, causing battery to drain drastically. It was a good protective case though. Due to battery draining issues I no longer use it.

    Do any of you guys using the cases for 8X experience the same?
    Last edited by TheBluesOne; 07-25-2014 at 01:57 AM. Reason: added a link
    07-25-2014 01:45 AM
  24. Ktysai's Avatar
    Almost 9 months I had this Casemate hard case. Is a little bulky, but the phone has survived after falling from one meter on marble several times without a scratch.

    I have change it because I wanted something more slim. Now I have a Jekod case. Is slimmer, but the level of protection is less than the old one.

    @TheBluesOne, battery life improvement I cannot say for sure, but definitely the phone disperse the heat more quickly on the slimmer case.
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    07-25-2014 07:40 AM
  25. helpfone's Avatar
    And when you travel, a case is enough? Or it's better to use a flip cover, for example those in leather, protecting the screen?
    07-27-2014 06:16 AM
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