Google Play lists the first Nexus 4 accessory: a bumper case
0. phoneArena 12 Nov 2012, 22:10 posted on
The time is ticking down and in just a handful of hours the Google Nexus 4 is expected to go on sale in the Google Play Store. And, a new listing has popped up alongside the Nexus 4, the first accessory to be made available will be a bumper case...
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1. Hemlocke (unregistered)
Yeah, I'm sitting there looking at the page and refreshing periodically since the N4 sold out so quickly in Australia.
3. mydi.maus (unregistered)
wow just another protective bumper for my GLASS(NEXUS4)
4. MeoCao (unregistered)
a case, why hide the beauty of the phone? That's stupid
5. Hemlocke (unregistered)
It doesn't really cover it. All that glass needs some protection.
7. remixfa (Posts: 14255; Member since: 19 Dec 2008)
staying up till midnight for the launch.. gotta get my order in.
I actually NEED a new phone. lol
13. Hemlocke (unregistered)
2 hours and 50 minutes to go.
14. spideyhead256 (Posts: 148; Member since: 05 Nov 2012)
congrats on the new phone man! gonna hopefully get a nexus 4 for myself too on new year's
18. Hemlocke (unregistered)
Still waiting...9 AM PST.
10. Mxyzptlk (Posts: 11917; Member since: 21 Apr 2012)
That's supposed to be your protection, a flimsy $20 bumper? That won't protect much. You can get bumpers at dollar stores for a dollar. Why not use that $20 and get a better case like something from TPU?
11. spideyhead256 (Posts: 148; Member since: 05 Nov 2012)
eventually new cases will be available obviously.oem cases normally suck.
20. VZWuser76 (Posts: 3908; Member since: 04 Mar 2010)
Seemed to work okay for the Apple folk.
Personally I think they're a waste of money. On something like this I'd either use a full case or go without. I don't understand the point of bumpers on phones like the i4 or this Nexus, with glass on the front & back. The plastic or metal on the edge of the phone isn't going to be damaged as easy as the glass, gorilla or otherwise, which is what is left exposed.
15. noim1 (Posts: 297; Member since: 15 May 2012)
Feeling sad... Bcuz I don't have play store in my country to buy cellphones....weep weep :'( ..
Will have to buy it when it arrives in my country with higher price than play store
17. TylerGrunter (Posts: 1514; Member since: 16 Feb 2012)
Actually the accessory I would like to see is not even the wireless charging orb, but a dockstation like the Note II has, so I can play games in the TV while the phone is charging using a wireless remote... I really hope someone creates it for the Nexus 4, then I would really feel I need to buy it NOW.