Original case was great but replacement- not so much,
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This review is from: BLACK FLIP LEATHER CASE COVER II FOR HTC WILDFIRE G8 (Electronics)
I originally bought this case in June, received the one featured in the pictures and loved it- would happily have given it a 5* review. It looked good, the phone fitted in there snugly (original wildfire, not wildfire s) and it did a great job of protecting it during occasionally drops. However recently some little %$^& stole my phone and I was left needing a replacement phone and a case. So I happily ordered a replacement case from the same seller.
The new case, which I got last week, was NOT what I wanted. Firstly, the original one was made of of matt "leather" and actually looked quite nice. The replacement is plastick-y, the "leather" is super shiny and it looks like it cost what it did. Also they have shifted the flip over bit from going front-to-back to going back-to-front. This REALLY annoyed me, because the old design meant when you opened it to answer a call you didn't get some curl of leather jabbing you in the ear. Now you do. And I specifically wanted this design so that WOULDN'T happen. The magnet on the flip-over-bit is also a lot weaker so you have to "close" it rather than just let it shut itself.
I've still given it three stars because the price is very good, delivery was quick and it does protect your phone. I'm just disappointed because the original case from the same sellers was so much better.