Casing Review: X-Doria Bumper

The long-awaited X-Doria bumper has arrived!

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Different from the previous bumper introduced, the X-Doria bumper provides greater support and protection for your Xperia Z. The outer rim of the X-Doria bumper is made of silicone, providing flexibility and elasticity for easy mount on and removal. And the core of the bumper is made of clear hard silicone which provides great support and framing for the phone.

Other than the audio jack, usb port and speakers being unobstructed as well, this bumper has a beveled design designed specially for the power/lock button and the volume keys, granting easy access.

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The bumper fits the Xperia Z perfectly and provides a good fit around the edges of the phone. The combination of flexibility and strong core support makes this bumper the perfect fit for your Xperia Z.

Colors available: Purple, White, Black.

Casing Review: TourMate (for Xperia Z)

The TourMate casings have arrived!

The TourMate casing comes in two versions. Both versions are available in black, white, pink and blue.

Version 1

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For this version, the back is matte translucent with clear transparent sides. It is of silicone material and is thus quite flexible, making removal and mounting of the casing much easier. And because of its material, it provides a much stronger and better grip for the phone.

Same as most of the casings introduced, all the charging and audio jack ports, lock/on-off button and volume keys are exposed and unobstructed.

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And this is how your Xperia Z will look like with the casings on:

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Version 2

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In general, there is not much difference between this version and Version 1. The main two differences are its material finishing and the design of the sides. This version is also made of silicone, but it comes in a gloss finish. Grip wise, it works as well as Version 1’s.

The design of the side is slightly different as the opening on the left side (reference from front view) has all its usb port, microSD slot and charger dock access left exposed and unobstructed. For those who plans on getting a charger-dock station, this will probably be the one that caters to your needs.

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And this is how your Xperia Z will look like with the casings on:

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Xperia Accessories Pricing

We’ve been busy lately, henceforth not being able to reply the comments! However, we’re here to disclose all the pricings in detail.

Xperia Z accessories

X-Doria Bumper (mid to late march): SGD30 (TBC)

iBUFFALO Bumper (mid to late march): SGD16 (includes front + back screen protectors)

TourMate Back Case (mid to late march): SGD10 (TBC)

SCREEN PROTECTORS (ready stock): matte/clear SGD5 (front + back), diamond SGD5 (front only)

Xperia V cases

Nillkin Back Case (ready stock): SGD15 (includes front screen protector)

SCREEN PROTECTORS (ready stock): matte/clear SGD2 (front only)

 

**LOCAL SINGAPORE POSTAGE**: Screen Protector SGD0.5, Cases SGD2.5

**OVERSEAS POSTAGE TO BE ADVISED UPON ENQUIRING**

Xperia Z cases/ bumpers for sale!

Great news for all new Xperia Z users! Here at KYX, we’ve pre-ordered a few cases/ bumpers that will fit greatly with your brand new Xperia Z. All cases will be available from mid to late of March, so register your interest through knowyourxperia@gmail.com right now! **PLEASE NOTE THAT WE ARE SITUATED IN SINGAPORE, AND ALL SHIPPING COST WILL BE INCURRED BY THE BUYER**

We’ve got two bumpers, one from X-Doria (under SGD30, pricing TBC)…

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and the other from iBUFFALO! (SGD16)

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We’ve got a silicone case from TourMate (under SGD10, pricing TBC). More colors available in this link!

Xperia Z silicone case (by TourMate)

For those who want a case that protects the back of the Xperia Z, you can consider the silicone case by TourMate. Off the bat, the most important thing to note would be whether any important ports are blocked. Based on the images alone, the microUSB, microSD, earjack, speaker slots are not blocked. We’ll be doing an in-depth review once we grab hold of one of these cases! Till then, stay tuned!

Review: Xperia Z Glow-in-dark Case (by iBUFFALO)

Looking for something unique yet able to protect your phone? Hate it when you could not find your phone in your bag? This glow-in-the-dark cover is something that you definitely want to consider.

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The material of this cover is also silicone but it comes with a softer touch. And because of its material, it provides a certain amount of slip resistance, giving a firmer grip over your phone.

Furthermore, not only does this cover fits onto the Xperia Z perfectly, it also provides indication for the power/lock button and volume keys. There is no need to worry for difficulty with pressing the lock/power button and volume keys as the cover is tailored to have a slight protrusion for easy handling of these keys. And same as the previous cover, all ports, speakers, microphone and camera are unobstructed to provide users with the maximum usability.

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