Best iPhone Armband

Discussion in 'iPhone Accessories' started by sportsfanMAW, May 22, 2012.

  1. macrumors regular

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    I'm trying to find a good armband to run with, does anybody have any suggestions or experiences with certain ones?

    Thanks!
     
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    After trying many (Belkin, Incase, etc.) ArmPocket is THE BEST by far. I've trained for and ran a marathon using one and I still use it. www.armpocket.com I have the Sport20.
     
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    Do you find that the ArmPocket is too bulky at all? It look like a great armband but I just worry a bit that it's too large. I am training for a half marathon so if it is comfortable for long distances then that definitely sounds like a good one to go with.
     
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    I have the Sport20 AND the Xtreme30 and they are .. by FAR .. the most comfortable armbands I have ever used. They are padded and channeled and have room for extras.

    I got the Sport20 first, but found that it wouldn't hold the iPhone when in SOME cases .. so I got the Xtreme30 and it will hold the phone in any case I have INCLUDING my Mophie Juice Pack Plus / Otterbox / Lifeproof. Since I am using the Xtreme30, I let my GF use the Sport20 and she loves it as well.

    (and to make it even more relevant .. The GF and I are both training for a half ourselves). I do not think you will be disappointed in the least with the ArmPocket

    (I do not work for nor have any affiliation with ArmPocket .. I am just a VERY happy customer)
     
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    I use a $20 New Balance arm band. I keep my ID and CC in it along with my phone and have never had any problems.
     
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    YES! Agree with this 100%.

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    Not bulky at all! Very comfy. Looks big on the website, doesn't FEEL big. And, once you see it in person, it doesn't look as big as you thought.
     
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    Can you afford a nano? Arm bands look silly to me.
     
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    Some runners use applications that won't work on a nano. I for one would love to NOT use and armband but I need it.
     
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    I use the Runtastic app, and so far, I just carry my phone while I run. I'd like an armband that goes on your forearm. Simply rotate your arm to look at the screen. I haven't seen one though.
     
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    Apparently you can it says you can plug in through the flap. I'll let you know.
     
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    iPhone armband

    I also carry my phone with me when I run, so I started using the HB Tune - www.hbtune.com. It is basically an arm band that is designed to hold an iPhone in your hand rather than on your arm. It is made of similar material as an armband. I can still change songs through the plastic screen and now I don't have to worry about dropping my phone or having it get sweaty from my hand.
     
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    You know, you spammers don't have to keep making up fake stories to try and sell your product. We all know what you're doing. It's not like this thread in a computer forum just grabbed your attention so much you FINALLY felt compelled enough to sign up and stop lurking to share your wonderful experience. :rolleyes:
     
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    Just an update. I went ahead and got the armpocket and it arrived today. I absolutely love it! It is incredibly comfortable and didn't slip at all on my 3 mile run today. It's the perfect size and I love the extra space for a house key. Thanks for the recommendation!
     
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    See, thats my beef with armbands, they always slip! If it doesn't maybe its worth trying. Idk, I'm on the fence about it.
     
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    Flipbelt

    Flipbelt... Google it if you don't want to use an armband.
     

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