Bumpers - Which Do you Like?

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  1. EverythingApple

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    I like the naked feel of the iPhone but am scared about drops. I am covered on the front and back with Ghost Armor, but right now my iPhone 5 is in a SwitchEasy Tones case, that I'm not too happy with. On one occasion, and I'm sure there will be more, when I removed it from my pocket, the the phone was coming out of the case. Not as tight of a fit as I want.

    I like the Spigen SGP Neo Hybrid EX Slim Metal and the Linear EX Metal Slim. The latter seems to get some praise from another website.

    And there is the Photive and i-Blason, but what are your preferences?

    I also saw this one, but it's in Japanese and I don't know if it available yet.

    I know you get what you pay for and am not one to get a cheap bumper because it's cheap. I'd rather go with a company that is known for good products.

    Than there's the ThinEdge Matte Frame Case.

    And, the Linear Metal Crystal Case (Not EX). Which ships using Prime, if you're a member. The Linear EX Metal Slim is not Prime eligible.
     
  2. Redbull2000

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    Had the I-blason bumper for a week. Love it but the down side was the back of the phone got little hot after used a while. So now I ride with Seidio surface cases and love it even more.


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  3. Rugaby

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    Here is what in posted in the iPhone five case thread about my recent bumper purchase.
     
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    I'm very careful with my i5 and have been with my iPhone 4, but want some protection. I had an experience like Rugaby with my iPhone 4, but it was in a case.
     
  7. EverythingApple

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    I ordered this one and will review it once I receive it and use it a bit.
     
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    That looks good, but too expensive for me.


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  9. EverythingApple

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    I'm stuck on the old adage of you get what you pay for.


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    look good. but if you waring jeans, you gonna have a heard time to take it out from your picket.
     
  11. Zanthe

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    I have the Yellow One and have had it on my iP5 since day one. I really like it a lot. Worth the $$$.
     
  12. EverythingApple

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    I do, but not into tight fitting jeans. I wear "loose-fit" if that matters.


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  13. EverythingApple

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    What, if any, screen/back protectors are you using?


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    I recently imported on of those, Power Support Flat Bumper, from Japan and it does look great but when on the phone it doesn't feel nice in the hand. I wasn't very confident in using it one handed with the Flat Bumper on, much like the Spigen Neo Hybrid Ex i had. That was on and off and back in the packet in minutes.

    I have 2 Power Support Air Jackets (Black & Clear Smoke) and i cant fault them. They aren't bumpers but i highly recommend them.
     
  15. Europa

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    Nope. Cases made out of rubber or silicone can stick, but that case isn't and it will be easy to remove.
     
  16. liberated

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    Bumpers are silly, cases are ok for special situations, for 99% of the rest of the time; naked is the way to go.


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  17. Zanthe

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    Nothing. Just have to be careful. It is after all bumper.


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  18. EverythingApple

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    I'm using ghost armor front and back.


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  19. Europa

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    So I have a few silly cases. Guess it's better than a silly walk, though.
     
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  20. EverythingApple

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    Or a silly broken iPhone.


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    #20 EverythingApple, Jan 17, 2013
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