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OFFICIAL Google Nexus 5 Thread (FAQ/Accessories/Development/Order + Stock Updates)

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Bisons wrote:
Nov 3rd, 2013 12:50 pm
Every time I root a device I installed custom ROMs. With this, I want root but want to stick with the stock ROM for a while and still get OTA updates.

I'm hoping to root this first day, but afterwards, will I lose root with OTA updates?
Yes you will lose root following every OTA update which is a royal pain. Based on my personal experience, installing super user with the stock rom created a huge mess for me. I used a "temporary cwm" install to flash super user. That may have messed up the next OTA update. I ended up getting into a boot loop requiring manual flash of stock rom via fastboot to resolve. I am happy to wait for the community to provide a reasonably stable nightly a week or so after the factory code is released.
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MoonDoggy wrote:
Nov 2nd, 2013 9:11 pm
god. i keep wanting to buy the spigen armor but i can't get myself to pull the trigger. i really want the google case for some reason. so minimalistic!
I know what you mean. I'm fairly certain that Google's cases will be the best ones to have on the phone but there doesn't seem to be a availability date in sight. So now, I gotta wonder if I want to wait for it to come in stock, which could mean months and my phone is naked and unprotected, or if I should buy a good case in the interim. However, buying an interim case and then dropping $35.00 Google's case gets to the point where I'd be spending near $60 dollars on stupid phone cases -- it just gets a bit ridiculous.

Ugh, first world problems.
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For the people who want a review of the Ultra Hybrid Case, here it is.
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whiteshepherd wrote:
Nov 3rd, 2013 5:46 pm
Thanked, acting fast guys
Wow, that is an insane deal. For a SPIGEN case for $7.50 with a screen protector, it's the perfect temp case until the OEM cases from Google comes into stock. Nice find OP.
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NARNIA!, jk Toronto
Some items are no longer available.

Getting OOS message.
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Zephyr22b wrote:
Nov 3rd, 2013 2:57 pm
Found some actual pics of the Spigen cases. I ordered a black slim armor one!

http://mobilesyrup.com/2013/11/02/googl ... rty-cases/

[IMG]http://mobilesyrup.com/wp-content/uploa ... xus5-6.jpg[/IMG]
my wife has one for her iphone 5 and it's very good quality. i've also had spigen cases for my note 2 and nexus 4.

went ahead and ordered the black slim armor.
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The Spigen Ultra Hybrid looks exactly like the Ringke Fusion case. I use the Ringke Fusion for my Nexus 4 and it has done real well. If for whatever reason I keep the Nexus 5 that's coming, I'm gonna go with the Ringke Fusion again perhaps.