Help me choose between these three iPhone housings

Dec 29, 2015 5:18AM PST

1) http://www.aliexpress.com/item/BLACK-100-Guarantee-Original-and-brand-new-NOT-GENERAL-COPY-Whole-Back-Housing-Battery-Cover-Housing/1712402908.html?spm=2114.031010208.3.10.ReOqjG&aff_platform=aaf&sk=uey6RZne%3A&cpt=1451394972613&af=271660&cn=245827&cv=99099&dp=skim73726X1523008Xf0bc3358b2da132f04795a3fd5464c5c&ws_ab_test=searchweb201556_2&aff_trace_key=56b1e0d433d44c778b20d5dd1cc46fbd-1451394972613-06858-uey6RZne

2) http://www.ebay.com/itm/ALLOY-BACK-BATTERY-REPLACEMENT-HOUSING-COVER-HARD-METAL-CASE-FOR-IPHONE-5-5S-/172025048699?var=&hash=item280d7dee7b:m:mlk-RWj8HgVsg5sIzwe9pGg&afsrc=1&rmvSB=true

3) http://www.ebay.com/itm/Original-OEM-Black-iPhone-5-Back-Battery-Housing-Metal-Cover-Case-Replacement-/221819218711?hash=item33a574ab17:g:KeEAAOSwgQ9Vm0uR&afsrc=1&rmvSB=true

1) he says he can put custom IMEI, that it has the apple logo, "original"

2) he said it has IMEI but didn't say if it's custom or not, "alloy"

3) he said no imei but that it has logo

IMEI doesn't even matter that much I mean who looks at that anyway, it's just nice to have and it makes it feel more professional even though he might be lying when he says that they print a custom IMEI.

I'm looking for something that is as real as it gets,like the original-strong,aluminium->NOT PLASTIC As long as it's aluminium it should be fine really..

What would you choose and what do you think is the highest quality?

Thank you for replying all opinions are welcome!

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My advice.
Dec 29, 2015 5:37AM PST

Buy the cheapest, unless you feel it's not good enough for you. Then go one up. And so on until you find the cheapest that is good enough for you.


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Only one
Dec 29, 2015 6:13AM PST

I don't plan on buying 5 housings just to see which one is the best

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Neither do I.
Dec 29, 2015 6:29AM PST

But i look at specs, or have a look at them in the shop. That suits me better than reading two random recommendations at a forum.


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That's just me
Dec 29, 2015 6:37AM PST

I'm fine with buying all of them but having someones opinion to rely on is a life savior.
There are no specs to look at,the pictures may be a lie,the 8$ one and the 20$ may be the same thing but that's just something I have to live with.

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My opinion
Dec 29, 2015 9:28AM PST

Is to get an Otterbox if the owner is a dropper.

If not I really like this thing: Watch the video.

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Housing, not cases
Dec 29, 2015 9:45PM PST

You goofed, amigo. Probably drank too much eggnog or something over Xmas? Wink

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What was in that Eggnog?
Dec 30, 2015 7:21AM PST

While out shopping this season was watching over the crowd at the mall and saw many phones dropped. It's easy to find some numbers on what it costs but it's now in the billions in the USA.

What are you drinking?

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Dec 30, 2015 2:53PM PST

Belgian beer and a little cognac. Warmup for New Years', essentially Wink

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(NT) Some call that "training."
Dec 30, 2015 3:16PM PST

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