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Does anyone have problems with their mic? Sometimes during calls the other person on the line complains about me sounding like I'm far away from the mic kind of like I'm using a crappy bluetooth headset. I've done some searching online and it seems like quite a number of people do have this problem. Any insight?
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Does anyone have problems with their mic? Sometimes during calls the other person on the line complains about me sounding like I'm far away from the mic kind of like I'm using a crappy bluetooth headset. I've done some searching online and it seems like quite a number of people do have this problem. Any insight?

mine are just fine though.
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mine are just fine though.
I don't have any problems either. Maybe RMA it?
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I've been following this thread for a while now, and finally decided to sign up just to bring this to your knowledge since no one else brought it up; there's a new Spigen case called "slim armor view" that went up recently for sale on amazon, here's the link:

http://www.amazon.com/Non-Slip-Spigen-Protective-Advanced-Absorption/dp/B00ICUKAX2/ref=pd_sim_sbs_cps_5?ie=UTF8&refRID=0YHDW3QBTTXPWRNKVR4F

This really looks promising, i already own a Spigen Neo Hybrid (metal slate), and so far i love it. I also have the Diztronic TPU case but i haven't tried it with my black N5 32gb yet. Does anyone else think this might be a better case than what was previously available for us?

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Wow that looks amazing. Let's see if I can get one myself. My Spigen Ultra Hybrid is still good though.
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Just ordered it, let's see how it is!

Can't wait to read your feedback about this, it's a bit steep on the price though so i really hope it's worth it. I have only tried the Neo Hybrid and the only issues i've noticed so far is that the power button is a bit sensitive to the slightest press like when you take the phone out of your pocket and you inevitably lightly press the power button and your lock screen would come up, on the other hand the volume rocker is a bit loose in a way that when you shake the phone you can hear it rattle but i'm not really sure if it was this way since the first day. This is really no big deal, i still love the case and how sleek it looks so no deal breaker here. I would just like to know if maybe other Neo Hybrid owners have similar feedback.
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Does anyone have problems with their mic? Sometimes during calls the other person on the line complains about me sounding like I'm far away from the mic kind of like I'm using a crappy bluetooth headset. I've done some searching online and it seems like quite a number of people do have this problem. Any insight?

You're not the only one i guess, i have the same issue sometimes when i hold the phone against my right ear and the other person i'm talking to would say that my voice seems so far. Of course it has nothing to do which ear you're holding the phone against, but rather to how you're holding the phone in your hand. I've noticed that if i hold the phone against my ear and the bottom of the phone hangs mid air right above the palm of my hand, i would get this problem (in my case, i would unconsciously do that when i hold the phone against my right ear, but not my left ear). Another theory might be about where the mic is positioned on the phone itself, as when you're holding the phone against your left ear the mic would be on top and more naturally closer and aligned with the voice source and direction. Whereas if you hold the phone against your right ear you'd be talking into the speaker and not the mic. I'm not 100% sure this is the case but whenever this happens to me i just reposition my hand if it happens to be below the phone and move the mic closer to my mouth and it's better for the other person to hear me. What's been holding me from admitting this was a real problem is that i never had issues when i turned on my speakerphone during a call and had no complaints from the other person while talking 2 feet away from my phone, which implied there was no problem with the mic. One more important thing i've noticed, is when i place a call and the person i'm calling picks up and i start talking immediately, the other person would not hear what i say for about 2-4 seconds which forces me to either repeat what i said or just say nothing for the first 2-4 seconds of a call. Does anyone else have the same issue?
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This case is like having an otter box,but its the perfect version!!!

Its a very solid Case and I am sure my nexus 5 has 100% protection now and as you can see I am using a Neo Hybrid and a Slim Armor case.

Now, its going to take some getting used to when you hold it due to the shield on the case that folds back.

You need this "temporary" app called "Style View Cover", so far the app works with the given space, but it doesn't work like Samungs does. It's not perfect, we will have to wait for the official Spigen app.

Cool thing about the case is it acts as something of a kickstand! If you like that kinda stuff.

The phone fits perfectly in the case, but the buttons need yo be pressed in hard. The case resembles the Slim Armor but, the buttons for power and sound need a more firm press.

All in all, this is a very solid and well rounded case!
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Hey do any of you guys know how to set up Bluetooth MAP so it my radio will read text messages to me while I'm driving and I can talk back to reply. I just got my Nexus tonight and it doesn't seem to be working. It worked with my old Lumia 710 though.
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Thank you for the quick feedback, that was really fast thumb.gif. I was wondering if there's a possibility, when you have the time and get hold of a second camera, would you please post some pictures with the phone inside the case so we can have an idea how it looks like. I would also like to know the material the transparent part on the front cover is made of, i think it's important for this area to stay scratch free. Seems like Spigen paid good attention to even small details here, they did not forget the led notification hole on the case, and i also like that the front cover folds all the way to the back of the phone without stressing on the front cover joint to the case itself which implies less wear and tear and makes sure it's completely out of your way when using the phone. Why did you go black with the color? why not white? rolleyes.gif
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Just a general question that I'm seeking insight on; I've been eying a new phone for a while and the Nexus 5 seems like it's it for me. I have a gift card i'm looking to burn --- If I bought a Google play gift card and then added the balance o my account, would I be able to purchase the device from the play store with the balance from my account and then my payment method, or just my payment method only?

Sorry for being long winded - hope someone is able to provide some insight on it smile.gif
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