Nexus 5 cases list October 31 release date, attract the snarkiest reviews


Spigen and a few other brands have listed their Nexus 5 cases and screen protectors on Amazon already with a shipping date of October 31st. This jibes with a mid-October announcement and launch in the last week of the month we've heard rumored for the handset numerous times, unless the FCC shutdown throws a wrench in the unveiling event wheels.

It's not the first time case makers list their gear prematurely, before the devices have even been announced, on the basis of dimensions given them by the phone manufacturer beforehand, or simply guesswork. What's hilarious in Spigen's situation are the sarcastic reviews its ephemeral Nexus 5 slim fit and other cases have amassed already, weeks before the boys from Mountain View take the stage to announce the Nexus 5. 

There are legitimate ones, which sound plausible, like "I bought this case for my Nexus 5 test unit and it is very loose along the sides. I would wait until the official Nexus 5 comes out and more case types are available to try." 

Another one keeps it short and snarky: "This fits very well around my vapor edition Nexus 5, as snug as a bug in a rug. a word of caution, the case adds weight to the phone, the phone weighs exactly 0.0 pounds with out the case, the case adds a few ounces to that 0.0 pounds."

Our personal favorite review, however, is an exercise in sarcastic remarks as fruitful, as it is polished like one coming from a nuclear physicist. Kudos goes to G. Barry from San Jose!

source: Amazon

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Nexus 5
  • Display 5.0" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 1.3 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 800, Quad-core, 2260 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB
  • Battery 2300 mAh(17h talk time)

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7 Comments

1. Sakeem

Posts: 862; Member since: Sep 05, 2012

Wow! I'm trying to keep my hype for this phone to a minimum. I cant wait until the official unveiling. Hopefully It got through the FCC though.

6. Meleagru

Posts: 92; Member since: Dec 03, 2012

The FCC just shut down, thanks to congress.

2. rihel_95

Posts: 305; Member since: Mar 21, 2012

Hilarious sarcastic comments.

3. SellPhones82

Posts: 569; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

Almost as good as some of the reviews in the Pay Store for Adobe Air!

4. Googler

Posts: 813; Member since: Jun 10, 2013

Hey, hey, the Nexus 5 broke a new record for being the lightest phone in history, 0.0 lbs. That was a great snark attack!

5. cse.vicky unregistered

Nexus 5 will be definitely good. But my next phone, is LG Nexus 5 2014 with curved display. !

7. AjayV

Posts: 4; Member since: Mar 30, 2012

wow..

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