Does your Windows Phone need a case? Join our discussion

There are a few questions that stand the test of time such as, "Ford or Chevy?", "Boxers or Briefs?", "Blondes or Brunettes?" and with Windows Phones it seems that "Case or no Case?" is that one question that never seems to go away.

Windows Phone Central forums member Qais Abu-Hasan is the latest to pose the question. Qais is planning to get a Lumia 930 and has concerns that a case will ruin the amazing design of the Windows Phone. However, there is also concern that the aluminum trim will be prone to scratching and needs the protection.

The responses so far in the forums discussion are mixed. Those who have dropped their Windows Phones in the past now look to the extra protection a case offers. Which makes sense but there are also those who skip on the cases and prefer the natural look and feel of their Windows Phones.

Personal experience, I used to uses cases religiously but now prefer to carry my Windows Phones without. The Lumia line of Windows Phones is solidly built and just feels so good without a case. I do have a charging case for my Lumia 1020 but that is only because AT&T didn't offer the built-in Qi charging. Even after dropping and shattering my 1020's screen and dropping it several times since, I just don't like the feel a protective case offers.

So what are your thoughts on the matter? One forum member wouldn't pull the trigger on the Lumia 1520 until he had found a suitable case while others feel cases pull away from the design of the phone. What school of thought do you fall under? Head on over to the Windows Phone Central forums discussion and share your thoughts.

George Ponder

George is the Reviews Editor at Windows Central, concentrating on Windows 10 PC and Mobile apps. He's been a supporter of the platform since the days of Windows CE and uses his current Windows 10 Mobile phone daily to keep up with life and enjoy a game during down time.