New Element Vapor Comp case just came out, thoughts?

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I just got this email today saying this is the newest case they came out with. Any thoughts of it? I don't know about you all but it looks like plastic to me. Correct me if I'm wrong.

Btw my vapor case stealth was shipped out and already on the way.yippyyy!


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The piece on the side looks plastic. This may be the first Vapor 4 case that doesn't impact the signal strength. I bought two Vapor 4s last year and although they looked amazing, I stopped using them because of the signal degradation that I experienced.
 

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Well I'm still waiting for mine to come in the mail but I'll return it if it even degrades my signal by just one bar


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So what's the deal - is the degradation real and/or significant?
 

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Yes.
 

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Yup it degrades it.not by a whole lot but it does..maybe a bar or two. As far as wifi just one bar


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It's important when you're in an area with poor signal strength. It can mean the difference between having a signal and no service. And if you don't happen to have a tiny allen wrench on you, you're screwed.
 

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They want 100 bucks for that?
HAHAHAHAHAHA
 

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Yes, ultimate, sorry.
 

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Europa and Vcoronel127, thanks for the replies, I really like/liked the design. Locally (DC burbs) I happened to see 2 of them for sale on Craigs List, for what appear to be reasonable prices, one new with a CF back panel.

But if they really do degrade the signal, they are not for me.

One had nailpolish painted in side - 'to protect the case and phone' but, I suspect in reality to potentially reduce the degradation.

Oh well, off my list.

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It's important when you're in an area with poor signal strength. It can mean the difference between having a signal and no service. And if you don't happen to have a tiny allen wrench on you, you're screwed.
So you need the tiny Allen wrench to UNscrew yourself....literally 

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I have to admit, I've had a seidio case on every iPhone and Android phone that I've owned in the last 5 years. I also have to admit that $100 is ridiculously expensive for a bumper. But man that thing is nice. Trying hard not to order one right now.
 

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Let me tempt you a little more. I ordered the black.

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Btw I'm not disagreeing that it isn't nice, just ridiculously expensive.
If it was in around $40 I would think about it, even thou I'm quite happy with incipio products.
I hope you like it man. give us a review once you get it.