Back protection for iphone 5

jetjaguar

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i have been looking for back protection as well .. currently using an incipio feather but dont really like the way it feels ..

the mix looks good but i dont want a matte back .. the other full body protection they offer is wet application .. still unsure what to get
 

pedgy

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but the matte is just for the aluminum part to still give it that affect. The tops and bottoms are the ultra crystal
i have been looking for back protection as well .. currently using an incipio feather but dont really like the way it feels ..

the mix looks good but i dont want a matte back .. the other full body protection they offer is wet application .. still unsure what to get
 

julius071

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I'm still using the back protector from factory. Can't beat original Apple back protectors. Haha...
 

iBaloney

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Which ones did you end up buying?
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=130771007987

My only gripe is that there's slight bubbles where the aluminum section of the phone ends because its slightly raised. I'm thinking of cutting the protector into 3 pieces similar to the spigan films. Since its a 5 pack, there's room for experimentation.

Other than that the overall cut of the film and camera/light hole is perfect.
 

Mr. RPG

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http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=130771007987

My only gripe is that there's slight bubbles where the aluminum section of the phone ends because its slightly raised. I'm thinking of cutting the protector into 3 pieces similar to the spigan films. Since its a 5 pack, there's room for experimentation.

Other than that the overall cut of the film and camera/light hole is perfect.
What about the front protector? It covers the camera, does the camera still work well?

I am interested in getting this, it's cheaper and ships much quicker than the ones from China. :p
 

sixxmum

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I would have gotten the spigen dry install if it had been out when I ordered, but I got a bestskinsever full body and only applied the back. It's still drying right now, so the jury is out, but I think it will be good for the cost. But, of course you have to be ok with doing a wet install.
 

iBaloney

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What about the front protector? It covers the camera, does the camera still work well?

I am interested in getting this, it's cheaper and ships much quicker than the ones from China. :p
I'm actually not using the front ones. I'm using the spigen ultra clear for front. I bought this primarily for the back films :D
 

Macguy76

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Feb 9, 2011
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I just ordered the Spigen glas.t and was planning to have the phone naked but wanted some protection for the back.

I was looking at iPhone 5 Screen Protector Set Steinheil Ultra Crystal Mix (Front & Back)
http://www.spigen.com/cell-phone/ap...rotector-set-steinheil-ultra-crystal-mix.html

If you have any other suggestions please let meknow.

Thank you

Pedgy
Just received this set from Spigen/SGP, and after just a few hours with it, I have to say my opinion is good.

I was a little skeptical about the matte back/crystal back but they went on surprisingly well! So well that many cases I have for the iPhone 5 still work well!

The matte portion of the rear protector imitates the feel if the aluminum very well and the other two pieces do the same for the glass of the back of the phone.

I was already using the Spigen/SGP Ultra-Olephobic for the front of the iPhone 5, so I have not used the one they included as part of the set.

I like the feel of the phone with nothing on it, and this combo by Spigen/SGP seems to be on the right track!
 
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