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I had the hard shell case for my Nokia E7 and I loved it. It added grip to the back and also protected the front screen because the 4 corners stuck up enough to raise the phone off a surface if laid face down. I also had an InvisibleShield / ArmorSuit plastic film on the screen to protect from scratches.

 

Reference photos:

case view from front

case view from side

case view from back

 

The case (nokia cc3009) was available in a few color stripes but overall it was the same case.

 

 

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I like that case https:TerribleKing, It is always the corners that are the weakest spots (less the glass surface of course)

And a nice thing that it is slim on the middle as adding to the width of the Pro¹ in the 'holding area' could cause some users trouble holding it.

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@EskeRahn

 

I like the idea of the fold over case you put. I want something covering the screen but also not interfering with holding the phone while typing. And that looks like it hits the mark.

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I do wish there was something like the hardshell case I'm using on the blackberry priv. 2 pieces and can still use and slide the phone. I'm gonna end up using a leather pouch or something and I know already I'm gonna end up dropping the phone when not in the case. Not impressed at all with the available options at this point.

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Over the past few weeks I've contacted a variety of phone wrap/skin companies asking about making something for the Pro1. I got a lot of kindly worded no's until I contacted EasySkinz. They're a UK based company I believe and they took a look at the Pro1, liked it, and contacted the F(x)Tec team for details and measurements. The F(x)Tec team confirmed today that EasySkinz contacted them so my fingers are crossed and hopefully there will be a skin/wrap option for the Pro1 soon since case options will likely be limited.

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Is there a possibility, that we can have a look at the case from F(x)tec at the hands-on event in Düsseldorf?

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I'm going to go with something like this pouch until/if a proper hardshell case is made that protects top and bottom half and still allows the phone's sliding mechanism to work with it on. Looks like the seller here will take custom sizes for her cases.

 

Pro 1 is already really close in size to the S10 plus though the Pro 1 is a bit thicker.

 

https://www.etsy.com/listing/685575471/full-grain-leather-galaxy-s10-plus-case?ref=related-1&frs=1

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(I removed a few clutter-comments, that were due to a reading error, and comment on that comment....)

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Just an update, EasySkinz emailed me again and told me that provided everything goes well between them and F(x)tec they should have a skin/wrap available shortly after the Pro1 is released.

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The official protective cover is under moulding process. We will show it once it's been produced. (Estimated end of this month.)

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Wait for a surprise, guys ;) I supose it will be like that, when the first phones are close to release, headphones were shown already.. Let it be as a surprise. I bet it will be great surprise!

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Wait for a surprise, guys ;) I supose it will be like that, when the first phones are close to release, headphones were shown already.. Let it be as a surprise. I bet it will be great surprise!

 

I won't hold my breath :D

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Any official update on how the case will look and protect or is it still gonna be a clear plastic shell covering the bottom half only?

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Sorry, I couldn't find the old thread.

 

Do we get to see the case before the pre-orders ship or will it be a surprise?

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Sorry, I couldn’t find the old thread.

 

Do we get to see the case before the pre-orders ship or will it be a surprise?

 

I asked the support a couple days ago if there are any pictures of the hard case yet. Their response was that the support team were not provided with any graphical assets yet.

 

 

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As a BlackBerry user for the last 20 years I'm about to "jump ship" but the availability of a holster ...not just a case...... is a deal breaker for clumsy old me who can drop or break ANYTHING :-)

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As a BlackBerry user for the last 20 years I’m about to “jump ship” but the availability of a holster …not just a case…… is a deal breaker for clumsy old me who can drop or break ANYTHING :-)

 

I am guessing the chances of us getting a proper belt holster and case combo for this phone are very low. I did create a separate thread belt holster options though.

 

https://www.fxtec.com/forums/topic/belt-holster-pouch/

 

 

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I ordered this handmade leather pouch from etsy on the weekend and it’s already being shipped. Seller had no problem accommodating my request for custom inside dimensions to match the posted dimensions of the Pro 1.

 

https://www.etsy.com/listing/719311781/leather-sleeve-for-galaxy-s10-full-grain?ref=landingpage_similar_listing_top-3&frs=1

 

This looks very promising although somewhat expensive. I would be interested to know your honest review once you're able to test it with you Pro1.

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I still think it would be better with something along the lines suggested here

Case sketch

 

A base case covering the lower part, and then a 'flap', that can be held behind the screen when open..

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