So what's up with the 4s cases

Discussion in 'iPhone Cases and Accessories' started by Robbinhoodz25, Oct 10, 2011.

  1. Robbinhoodz25

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    I've heard that the iPhone4 case won't fit the 4s and may or may not be compatible with the Verizon one either. So does anyone really know?
     
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    Where did you hear that?
     
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    It seems that the button layout is very similar to the Verizon iPhone and not at all like the AT&T iPhone. So, that means you can't use AT&T-only cases. You'll have to use cases meant for the Verizon iPhone. Some places are actually selling 4S cases, like Otterbox, but not everyone has 4S-specific cases.
     
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    Guess if you are using a case that has a cutout for every single button you may encounter a problem. My case will fit the new phone perfectly.
     
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    My bad I'm sorry
     
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    No worries at all. They may get merged, but I was also looking fornthe same info.
    Looks like, from what I've found, the verizon iPhone 4 cases are the ones that fit. I still can't confirm it though. Lol
     
  10. FuelieNova

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    hmm... so for all the people that were disappointed that Apple stuck with the exact same form-factor: maybe they'd be happy(er) now?
     
  12. Robbinhoodz25

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    lol well i don't think this really counts as a major form factor change.
     
  13. lowram00

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    Well only thing I don't get on Apple site you go to the bumpers they say fits the 4 and 4s as the same so if they buttons was different wouldn't they make 2 different bumpers?
     

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    From what I understand, the button on the upper left (silent switch) is lower on the new model like on the Verizon version. If your case/bumper has an elongated opening, it will fit both. If its more precise like mentioned above, it will not fit right.

    Here is a good pic to compare. Looks like the volume buttons may be a hair lower as well. Maybe not enought to make a difference.

    The iPhone 4s on the left, 4 center, Verizon iPhone on the right.

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