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  1. Meredith43's Avatar
    I ordered from MobileFun three weeks ago. I received two updates from them moving the shipping date out each time. Got another notice last Friday that my case had SHIPPED DHL Priority from UK to US. I have the cover securely installed on my 950 XL as of this morning, and I LOVE IT!

    My first thought was "why on earth did MS not design the phones with this type back to begin with?" I would have paid $40 more for this solid feel of initial quality. I have the MOZO black leather back cover, and it makes all the difference in the world. The phone finally feels like a PREMIUM device under and over the hood now.

    The phone has slightly more heft.
    The texture is soft and classy. (and it has a lovely leather smell)
    The cover is about 1mm thicker than the white plastic back the phone came with.
    The BUTTONS are sooooo much nicer in the hand. No sharp edges or plasticky metallic shine. No wiggling at all.
    The phone just feels solid. I no longer feel like I have aesthetically subpar hardware, justified only by specs.

    Did I mention the buttons? LOL! Sorry, but I cannot believe what a difference this cover makes. Should have been a no-brainer for MS to partner up and integrate these into the phones at launch.
    12-16-2015 01:43 PM
  2. Hna's Avatar
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    12-16-2015 01:48 PM
  3. d33pth0u9ht's Avatar
    I have the brown leather case that I got 4 days ago. Absolutely turns this phone into a premium looking device and I didn't have to give up wireless charging. Best of all, I do not have to put a cover that grows the size of the phone just to protect it. The Gorilla Glass 4 on the front is tough as can be and this case will do great on the back.
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    12-16-2015 01:56 PM
  4. WoodyPWX's Avatar
    What about squeaking of the back cover. Did it the original back cover you have and is it better now? I like the original one, but the squeaking drives me crazy. I thought I can fix that by buying Mozo's but someone said it it's not fixed entirely
    wpctrlfan likes this.
    12-16-2015 02:21 PM
  5. Marsiss Tian's Avatar
    I got two emails stating they will get the MOZO from suppliers on Dec 14th. So far no tracking available.
    12-16-2015 02:32 PM
  6. Meredith43's Avatar
    Minor--very minor creak still present at lower left back corner. Mine was horrid before with the white factory cover. I don't notice it in the Mozo cover unless I force it to creak, and I mean try hard.

    I can't take pics till I get home to my 1520 since my camera is my phone.

    I CAN say, at last I like my 950 XL more than my 1520!
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    12-16-2015 02:42 PM
  7. Francis_Beland's Avatar
    Good for you. I can't wait for mine to arrive. I should receive it this week. It's pricey but IMO, it worth it.
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    12-16-2015 02:44 PM
  8. Meredith43's Avatar
    Good for you. I can't wait for mine to arrive. I should receive it this week. It's pricey but IMO, it worth it.
    SO worth it---and it will make you actually love your phone.
    12-16-2015 03:40 PM
  9. benkclaw's Avatar
    I just bought mine, red and gold. Love the phone a lot more. And the smell screams premium.
    12-17-2015 10:26 AM
  10. nokia4life's Avatar
    Photo's dude come on we want to see it.
    12-17-2015 12:11 PM
  11. OUFCGav's Avatar
    Got mine (black leather & silver metal) from today and have just fitted it. Got to say, I wasn't totally convinced I was going to like it, and I actually quite like the standard back. But, clipping it on it feels very secure, absolutely no creak, buttons feel better.
    It is very much first impressions, but great so far.
    12-17-2015 12:43 PM
  12. lrn2board's Avatar
    I ordered mine from MobileFun 3 weeks ago as well and now they have pushed back my order but cannot tell me when it will ship. Getting really impatient here! I wanted it before Christmas!
    12-17-2015 02:27 PM
  13. oufc_gav's Avatar
    Sorry for the slightly rubbishy photos, taken from an Android HTC....
    Also, the what looks like poor fit on the top was me putting it on badly - have refitted it and its now much better.
    12-17-2015 03:11 PM
  14. Cloudscout#WN's Avatar
    Mine came today as well and I concur with the other statements. This makes the phone look and feel like the premium device it is.

    Worth every penny.
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    12-17-2015 06:50 PM
  15. peashooter14's Avatar
    Yea, but don't you now have to put a cover over it. If you drop it even a little on the edges it will crack the screen right?
    12-17-2015 07:49 PM
  16. DavidinCT's Avatar
    Sorry for the slightly rubbishy photos, taken from an Android HTC....
    Also, the what looks like poor fit on the top was me putting it on badly - have refitted it and its now much better.
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    Looks almost like the ICON/930 with that metal looking trim....
    12-17-2015 08:21 PM
  17. SeeVuPlay's Avatar
    verynice looking...Im going to wait 6 months and get one when it is more around $25....I actually like the stock back. I'm not sure why everyone hates it, but I love it. In six months when I want something a little fresh, hopefully, i will be able to buy one for lesser price. It looks really nice.
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    12-17-2015 08:32 PM
  18. bo_woods's Avatar
    I'm wondering if the frame looks and feels like the 930 or 830 metal. I wonder if it's as solid and if the metal looks like real metal because in the pictures to me it seems to look more like shiny/glossy metallic plastic.

    But nonetheless it looks nice. I just wish MS would make their own colorful poly metal framed backs. They'd probably look much better than these and not being limited to leather would be nice.
    12-17-2015 09:37 PM
  19. derylmccarty's Avatar
    Ordered a red/gold direct from Mozo, probably should have waited for a while but I figured that the heftier Mozo would solve the back cover creaking/squeaking issue. I even went into the MSFT store in Bellevue and asked for another back cover if for no other reason than to check whether the cover or the case were the issue. Alas, it was the case. The very customer service oriented Asst Mgr said she would replace the whole phone when they got some in. Maybe this weekend, said they. We shall see. In any case, pun intended, I am staying with the Mozo order so that over time it may add to the case's structural integrity ... ok, yes, and premium look and feel.
    12-17-2015 10:41 PM
  20. DeathMoJo's Avatar
    Man i can't wait for mine to show up!!
    12-17-2015 11:08 PM
  21. oufc_gav's Avatar
    I've come from the 930 to this. It feels solid in hand, and unless you peer closely I think the 'metal' looks good.
    Meredith43 likes this.
    12-18-2015 03:47 AM
  22. TheBadGuy_88's Avatar
    I want a MOZO back cover but I don't want to order from Europe. I'll just wait until the Microsoft store here in the states get it, or amazon. I just can't order something and wait weeks for it. I know it's weird...
    12-18-2015 03:54 AM
  23. slysy's Avatar
    I want one but can't get hold of one anywhere
    12-18-2015 04:05 AM
  24. X-topher's Avatar
    Nice to see them filtering thru.. Had mine for a couple of days was lucky on UK they are all gone now. It is Top notch no creaky stuff solid and premium, this is the back this phone deserves...

    NB The polycarbonate is a nice back in its own right feels like Satin finish alloy...
    Last edited by X-topher; 12-18-2015 at 08:36 AM.
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    12-18-2015 08:25 AM
  25. liquidphantom's Avatar
    Ordered the brown cover from mobilefun here in the UK and still waiting.... and also ordered the red and gold from Amazon, because well depends what mood I'm in :D
    bells0 likes this.
    12-18-2015 08:37 AM
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