- 01-06-2013, 10:17 PM #1
i have a skin that i like but was looking for something like the cover-case they have for the samsung s3 - will it fit? i don't know if the sizes are the same for the phone even though they look basically the same - thanks
- 01-06-2013, 10:20 PM #2
No it won't fit because the S3 is more rounder. and the Ativ S is more square
01-07-2013, 09:40 AM #3
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I have personally tried it and it does not fit.
Like the other poster said the S3 is more rounded and also the ATIV S is slight longer than the S3.
I know here in Canada the carriers have a gel case for it. I haven't seen one in store but they are available online for purchase
- 01-07-2013, 11:59 AM #4
that is an annoying thing, i want/need a car holder ( device specific, none of this springy grip rubbish ) i cant understand why samsung make every device slightly fatter,thinner, wider, narrower, taller,shorter etc. why they didn't take an S3 shell and stick windows guts in it i don't know?? we'd have all the cases and holders we ever need. i'm sure you don't need 20+ devices that look almost the same but aren't really. i'm sure the holders will come, just another wait. IF i can get the functionallity i need on android i will be swapping phones to an S4 when it's out, or maybe the S3 mini. all depends on the options in quick office pro??
01-08-2013, 10:11 AM #6
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I've found two decent cases for it. The first is a generic smartphone holster-style leather case with rotatable clip available at The Source in Canada. Don't know how better to describe it, as it is a generic slim holster case with elastic sides and microfiber lining. It's the only holster case I've found that fits the phone snugly with a thin profile (for a holster case).
The second case I found was a slip case from iGadgitz for pockets/inside the coat. That one is my daily carry case, and can be found here (free shipping from the UK to Atlantic Canada):
iGadgitz Black Leather Pouch Case Cover for Samsung Galaxy S3 III i9300 Android Smartphone Mobile Phone | Leather Cases | igadgitz.com | Buy Online Now!
01-08-2013, 01:17 PM #7
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- 01-08-2013, 07:30 PM #10
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01-09-2013, 10:30 AM #13
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I got the S Line Wave Gel Case Cover For Samsung I8750 Ativ S (being sold at the London Magic Store) here in Ottawa, Canada for $20. I guess you can say I got skinned - the same case at the London Magic Store is £2.90 ($4.58 CDN). - With a Screen protector!!
Last edited by Mike Peckitt; 01-09-2013 at 10:33 AM. Reason: Updated
- 01-10-2013, 08:45 AM #14
Well I got a response from OtterBox...I asked their support if and when we'd see one of their cases for the ATIV S, and they said there are currently no plans to create one :(
I was disappointed in that...guess they don't see it as a potential big seller :(
- 01-10-2013, 10:06 AM #15
I like the official folio flip cover for galaxy s3. It consists of a replacement back cover with the front flip cover attached. This is great as no extra bulk added to phone. I will see of I can mod the removable back cover of the Ativ s and see if I can attach a cover to that. Will update you guys.
- 01-17-2013, 08:12 AM #16
I've looked at Otterbox, Speck and Casemate and none of them have anything yet for this phone. I settled for the generic "s-wave" skin for now, but offers no real protection. As soon as a decent case is available, I'll snap it up.My next phone...
02-18-2013, 11:37 AM #18
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I got set of 5 silicone cases with 3 screen protectors from ebay (seller is in China) for $11 with free shipping.
And I am very happy with it. Here is a picture of the blue colour.
Here is a link 5x GEL TPU Soft Skin Case Cover+Screen Protector For. Samsung ATIV S i8750 GR | eBay
02-18-2013, 09:53 PM #20
- 35 Posts
I have this one and it's nice. It was the only I could find in the city where I live.
Case-Mate Samsung ATIV S Barely There Cases (Case-Mate ATIVS-BT), Samsung ATIV S Cases | Covers | Accessories | Case-Mate
02-19-2013, 10:31 AM #21
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Looks like Case-Mate has a new tough case out. Reminds me of the OtterBox case I had for my Motorola Atrix 4G. I'd buy it but the shipping costs (to Canada) make it too expensive.
- 02-20-2013, 08:30 PM #22
I like the look of these ones, seem as close to the S3 flip case as possible, but it looks like it would add a lot of extra bulk to the phone - esp with that "stand flap"
What do you guys think?
White Hard Shell Leather Stand Flip Case for Samsung Ativ s I8750 | eBay
- 02-20-2013, 09:40 PM #23My next phone...
02-21-2013, 03:26 PM #24
- 35 Posts
Today I ordered these two cases, free shipment from Hong Kong to Norway, and I paid like 16 dollars :)
MF Quicksand Hard Cover Skin Case LCD Guard for Samsung I8750 Ativ S | eBay
Black MF TPU Soft Case Cover LCD Guard for Samsung I8750 Ativ S | eBay
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