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  1. Nick_1020's Avatar
    Inspired by the 'Another 'I dropped my phone' thread' thread and the appalling hand eye co-ordination of my missus along with the impending thought that she is about to inherit my 920, can anyone recommend a good case which will help her protect the phone please?

    Bear in mind that she has previously dropped her phone down the toilet, put it in the washing machine (for a wash cycle), dropped numerous other times which has resulted in cracked screens and other broken parts.

    Also bear in mind that the phone is already a bit of a lump so we're looking for a case that will not only protect adequately but no add much bulk.

    A waterproof bag with bubble wrap is not a practical solution :)

    Thanks for any suggestions.
    10-04-2013 06:26 AM
  2. WanderingTraveler's Avatar
    You can try looking over at the WPCentral Store.

    After all, they have all kinds of cases!
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    10-04-2013 06:40 AM
  3. metalchick719's Avatar
    10-04-2013 03:01 PM
  4. freshairr's Avatar
    I'm going to suggest the Speck line of cases.

    Simple, stylish and protective.
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    10-04-2013 03:05 PM
  5. Nick_1020's Avatar
    You can try looking over at the WPCentral Store.

    After all, they have all kinds of cases!
    Thanks. I had a look there but I was hoping for some personal recommendations.
    10-04-2013 03:30 PM
  6. Nick_1020's Avatar
    I'm going to suggest the Speck line of cases.

    Simple, stylish and protective.
    They look good.

    I'll run them by the boss to see what she thinks.
    10-04-2013 03:31 PM
  7. Nick_1020's Avatar
    The missus went for this in the end:
    Nokia Lumia 920 Premium PU Leather Wallet Case / Cover / Pouch / Holster With Floral Interior - Red: Amazon.co.uk: Electronics

    She's going to fix a proper clasp to it when it gets here to prevent it from opening if the strap starts to lose its effectiveness.

    Hope it can stand being washed at 40 degrees :)
    10-04-2013 04:35 PM
  8. freshairr's Avatar
    Good choice.

    I'd do the same if I didn't DISlike flip cases so much. But I can't deny the practicality of it doubling as a wallet.
    Last edited by freshairr; 10-04-2013 at 05:57 PM. Reason: dislike - not like >__>
    10-04-2013 05:08 PM
  9. Nick_1020's Avatar
    Good choice.

    I'd do the same if I didn't like flip cases so much. But I can't deny the practicality of it doubling as a wallet.
    Ahh yes, she can lose the phone at the same time as losing her bank cards and cash :)

    I'm not a fan of flip cases either but she has spoken and I have obeyed.
    10-04-2013 05:17 PM
  10. Derausgewanderte's Avatar
    I got my wife this one and she dropped her phone several times and nothing happened to the phone itself:
    Amazon.com: Incipio NK-136 Faxion Case for Nokia Lumia 920 - 1 Pack - Retail Packaging - Black/Black: Cell Phones & Accessories
    My wife likes the fact that it doesn't look "plain" and has an "artsy" look to it. It nicely protects the front of the phone when putting it down flat.

    I myself rarely use the one that metalchick suggests above (Dual Pro) - also an Incipio case. That is a little bulkier than the Faxion case and should handle even more. I changed the original black L920 case with a yellow one and use my phone mostly without an extra protection. Once the case is too scratched up or has dents I will just replace that again.
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    10-04-2013 10:36 PM
  11. loveleo's Avatar
    The missus went for this in the end:
    Nokia Lumia 920 Premium PU Leather Wallet Case / Cover / Pouch / Holster With Floral Interior - Red: Amazon.co.uk: Electronics

    She's going to fix a proper clasp to it when it gets here to prevent it from opening if the strap starts to lose its effectiveness.

    Hope it can stand being washed at 40 degrees :)



    I am using this style. Like it, working well with glance peek.





    Sent from my RM-821_eu_france_267 using Tapatalk
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    10-05-2013 03:05 AM
  12. iggyinpa's Avatar
    I now have the Incipio Dual Pro after having one of the Speck's. The back of the speck got scratched up very easily after just a week or two, a small part of plastic on the bottom by the speakers broke in three places after a week, and the buttons are hard to push. Get the Incipio, you won't be disappointed.
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    10-05-2013 07:55 AM
  13. Nick_1020's Avatar
    Thanks for all the suggestions guys. Some of the cases are very nice and if she has any problems with the one she has ordered from Amazon, it looks like we will be covered for adequate alternatives.

    In other news, I flashed the 920 with country variant firmware today and I'm currently in the process of installing any apps and games that she likes. Just need to get her mini-SIM converted to micro at some point tomorrow and she'll be good to go!
    10-07-2013 02:57 PM
  14. NutmegState's Avatar
    I had a Speck line and it is not enough protection to prevent the glass from breaking

    For my second phone, I got an Otter box -- ugly yes! Protects the phone yep! My 5yr old decide to climb the table and when she slipped she grabbed the phone and it went face done on the tile phone. My heart stopped. (no I did not yell), phone it fine, zero issues
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    10-07-2013 04:15 PM

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