Which cases are you sporting?

Discussion in 'iPhone Cases and Accessories' started by Apple iAddicted, Mar 22, 2012.

  1. Apple iAddicted

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    I really like my iPhone without the case at all but my daughter gets a hold of it to play games and I like protection when I'm doing yard work and stuff outside.
    I have 2 otterboxes (cammo and a black on orange)
    A white hard plastic case

    I have found a case that looks just like a book and can hold credit cards and license on eBay, thinkin of gettin it for trips be a wallet case lol

    Also two different aluminum cases one even bolts on and the sides are open

    I want something thin with a built in screen protector perferably clear for everyday use, any suggestions.



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  2. Europa

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    Lifeproof.
     
  3. Apple iAddicted

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    I've heard of these supposedly waterproof but they like 80 bucks do they protect from drops I have dropped otterbox and the phone still broke just once, I've shattered the plastic inside the rubber twice and the phone be fine. I don't mind spending the cash if it really works. My first otterbox they demonstrated tossed a demo phone in one across the room I like proof lol


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  4. RoofMonkey

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    There are a number of users here with a LifeProof case. I love mine!
    Very slim compared to Otterbox. I wash mine on a regular basis, have dropped it a few times without any problems.
    No case is a 100% guarantee on drops though. BestBuy also carries them in most areas now. I think it's worth the $$$ and I swore on Otterbox defender for ages.
     
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    Most days my Otterbox Defender. Otherwise it is a Speck case (Black and Red)...
     
  6. Apple iAddicted

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    Way I see it if the case totally decentagrates and the phone still works it is worth the money. Just hard to believe a case can protect underwater and still make calls normal. What do they use over the speakers and mics?


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  7. RoofMonkey

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    It's a type of gortex like material that lets air/sound out but not let water in.
    There are quite a few videos on their web page that are worth the time to watch.
     
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    I swore by Otterbox but got tired of the bulkiness. So now I have a speck (Black/Blue) I love it


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    I had a Lifeproof and love the concept. Maybe mine was quirky, but I couldn't get the gap between the screen and the screen of the case to minimize. Also, I found it very difficult to remove the headphones and charger with that case. I realize they make extenders, but after being in it already for that price, I thought enough was enough.

    Customer service was great when I returned it, though. They waived the restocking fee due to a delay in getting to my Return authorization.

    I would not be opposed I trying a Lifeproof again, but I would
    Purchase it from a retailer and try it out as soon as I got home to
    Make sure the gap wasn't there.

    Using an OtterBox Defender now and love it. I like my phone naked but with 2 little kids in the house, there's just no way I can not have something substantial protecting it.
     
  10. Apple iAddicted

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    Biddin on one now on eBay might score it for half the cost


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  11. RoofMonkey

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    And Zero warranty from LifeProof.
    You could end up with an older 1st generation one too. :([/quote]
     
  12. Apple iAddicted

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    [/quote]
    it is 2nd gen new in box..... What about this warranty though?


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    I have had my lifeproof for a couple days now. I'm still not sure what I think. It is thinner than my otterbox, but looks cheap in my opinion. My kid even said, "that's an ugly new case!" it was waterproof in the sink before I put the phone in it, I'm still afraid to try it w phone. And, the gap won't go away @ the top near the speaker. It just looks cheap to me.


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    I use the boost case hybrid. The snap on back provides a 1900mah battery and then you get a thin case when you don't need the extra juice. I dropped it from my table at the hospital room and my phone was fine and the case just has a teeny crack on the corner. Lifetime warranty, I could replace it but it's not that big of a crack.
     
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  18. Apple iAddicted

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    I found a case called Ballistic last night 5 layers of protection and the 5th layer is silicone and optional. Has a mesh cover for the speakers and is water resistant thinkin of tryin one


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  19. IllusionEntity

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    Sporting the BookBook
     
  20. Apple iAddicted

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    I saw that on eBay but couldn't get a back view, can you use the csmera in it? Looks nice for a wallet/case


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