Recently I talked to you all about replacing your wallet with an accessory that goes on the back of your phone or case, well what if you could do that with a case instead, protection and function. That’s where the Zenus Masstige case comes in, it combines a very nice, well crafted leather case, with internal pockets for cards and ‘money’. Personally I think this case may be more geared towards females but whatever, it works.
As shown in the above picture, the case is a ‘heavy’ leather, not as slim as some other similar cases may be. It also has a magnetic clasp on the right side of the case to keep the case from opening at will. There is also slight cursive on the front of the case saying “Love Touch …by Zenes” — I swear I did not know this before getting the case. There are two internal pockets on top of a slit. The pockets are for credit/id/savings/etc cards, and the slit is supposed to be able to hold money. I’ve found that it will only hold a few bills at once (I’m so balla I can’t carry this to the strip club to hold all my ones).
This case has a very nice feel to it, being leather and all. It does add a lot of bulk to your phone though, even if you don’t have any cards/money in it — I had to put my phone in back pocket while using this case. Also the clasp can get caught on things when removing the phone from someplace too fast. This color also give it a more feminine touch to the case but there are other color for the masculine ones out there, the packaging doesn’t help either with the holographic butterfly.
Personally I would have to try a few other wallet cases before being able to suggest this case 100% to a friend or not, although this case may be great for women who carry a small shoulder purse. The price also is a bit higher than others of similar design but we’ll go into detail about the case to see if it justifiable.
Feel- The feel of the case is a real plus, the leather that it is created from is top quality. You won’t scratch it or cut it, you don’t need to worry about tearing the case any time nor should you have any complaints about the texture of the case.
Function- What this case advertises, it does very well. Specifically holding your phone and various cards and money.. You can even still use RFID with the cards in the cards, in you’re into that sort of thing.
Protection- I had the unfortunate chance to perform some drop tests of my phone while it was in the case, and I must say it passed. Now I wouldn’t try to see how protectful the case is because your phone can slide up and out of the case if you aren’t careful.
Space- The case advertises that you can store money in the internal slit in the case, but I’ve found that if you have more than 3 bills you might as well forget it. This may prevent theft but, you may as well not even advertise it.
Bulk- Lastly, this case adds a LOT of bulk to your device, be aware. This is even evident when you aren’t storing anything in the case, and when you insert/remove your phone from your pocket.
Finally, the question remains whether or not I would recommend this case to another, and at the time I will have to say no. I have seen some other cases that look similar and seem to perform better than the Zenus Masstige case, although I won’t say this case is a bad case in the least. If you want to purchase this case you can from our friends at MobileFun right HERE for 32$. They also have a wide variety of Nexus 4, 7 and 10 accessories as well as many more, which you can view all HERE. Tell them that OMG!Droid sent ya and report back on how you like it.