Feb 15 AT 11:54 AM Dima Aryeh 0 Comments

Tudia LULA 2.0 case for Essential Phone review

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You may remember that I recently reviewed the entire Tudia case lineup for the Essential Phone. One of those cases was the LULA, a unique case with one major flaw (and another I discovered later). The power button was terrible, requiring shimming to function. The case was also a bit too tight, so after a dozen or so removals and installations, one corner cracked. Of course most people’s cases won’t go through that much use, but it’s a flaw nonetheless.

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Tudia heard the community and released a second version of the LULA case to replace the original. This case has a cutout for the power button rather than a part covering it. The cutout is much bigger than the button and is sloped so it’s very easy to find and click. I usually hate button cutouts, but this one is designed in a very user friendly manner.

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Another change from the previous version is that the grip on the phone isn’t so strong. It was a really tight case before. It remains plenty tight, but it’s much easier to install and remove. This may be a manufacturing tolerances, but it’s a complaint Tudia has heard before so it might be an intentional change.

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Otherwise it’s the same case as before. The back is a very pleasant soft touch material and has a cutout for the 360 camera but otherwise protects the device.

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All the cutouts remain pretty much perfect. The price also remains the same at $10.90. It’s a great case on a budget with no issues like the previous version. It comes in matte black, metallic slate, rose gold, and mint. Pick yours up on Amazon!

Dima Aryeh is obsessed with all things car and tech. His time is split between gaming and fixing his racecar. He also does photography in his spare time.

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