do you HAVE a CASE on you iPHONE?

Discussion in 'iPhone Accessories' started by EarthNeutron, Nov 12, 2012.

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    EarthNeutron

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    I do have a case: using an Apple Bumper at the moment.

    Do you think having a case is really worth it?
    Does it spoil the amazing iPhone design or not?
    Does it actually protect your iPhone from impact?

    What do you think?

    Cheers!
     
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    Spink10

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    50% - bumper

    50% - naked
     
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    EarthNeutron

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    I'm like this: 40% Bumer
    20% aluminum case logic
    20% silicon case logic
    20% BUTT naked

    By the way, I think this is the best looking case out there: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pEcjHbD5J4U

    Cheers!
     
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    I am using my old Samsung galaxy s2 leather wallet. Perfect fit!
    Have asked Santa for a £50 knomo one though...
     
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    dontwalkhand

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    Just a clear one.
     
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    aphexacid

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    I never used to put cases on any iphones before the 4. With the 4 and 4S, they felt uncomfortable to hold with their super hard and sharp edges. So i put an incipio feather on the 4 and then 4S to soften them up.

    With the 5, instinctively i bought a feather for it. When it came in the mail, i opened it, put it on, and then took it right off. Didn't like the way it felt, plus it had a lip which annoyed me when swiping back and forth on the screen.

    Then i bought a Spigen ultra thin air. I thought it might be thinner and have no lip. That wasn't the case lol, So i'm still caseless and keeping it that way.
     
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    i just ordered this one i hope its good. i have gone thru about 5 cases in aweek trying to find the best fit....
     
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    I'm using the Griffin Reveal. It's basically a bumper and a clear back.
     
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    duneriderltr450

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    yes i HAVE a CASE on my iPHONE. Lol I'm using the Outfit made by Elago. Had a couple drops and my phone is fine.
     
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    iMacFarlane

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    I've got the OtterBox for the iPhone 5. It's like a BadA$$ rubber brick with an impossibly thin phone inside. I like it.
     
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    I have this awesome Tangram case and it's awesome. It's a steel bumper case and it's very light. You can insert a single credit card at the back, and the money clip is an option. I've never changed cases since buying this.

    http://tangramdesignstore.com/
     
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    Ih8reno

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    I've got a frosted clear touch case and a screen protector on my 5
     
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    iapplelove

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    No
     
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    Always and forever.

    A case/bumper + front and back clear protectors.
     
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    Ditto, mine is the Commuter. The phone feels substantial without much extra weight and now it doesn't feel like the phone will slip out of my hands easily and I have a sense of security that if it should take a fall it will probably survive without a cracked screen or dented and scratched chassis.

    Sure I love the look and feel of the the phone without a case but I know I would be kicking myself if it ever slipped out of my hands.
     
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    rabidz7

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    nope

    No case now but getting lifeproof waterproof.
     
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    Matthew9559

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    Only for the gym or when going out on a weekend night drinking. Those are the times I tend to drop my phone. Otherwise I am careful enough not to mess it up badly. I just don't want it to drop and shatter.
     
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    I just bought the iPhone 5, and I broke down and bought a case for it. Rarely ever did I have a case on my 4S, but the 5 scares me haha The case I have is an ifrogs I picked up at walmart but its a sweet color. I needed something that I could tell my phone and my bosses phone apart, and this case is small enough to not make it a brick, protects it, and makes it MINE.
     
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    I have never had a case before the 4S, but when I bought the 5, it felt awkward to hold as I have big hands, so I bought a high gloss tpu case and another Matt see through tpu case.
     
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    panda bear

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    I do have a case on my iPhone 5. I didn't for a while on my iPhone 4.

    There's a pretty big difference in my opinion.

    On the 4, the weight and thickness was perfect to me, so I felt like the case added unnecessary bulk. But I dropped my phone a few times and it was always when I wasn't using a case.

    On my 5, the design is beautiful, but it feels too light and thin without a case.

    I have the Speck Pixelskin HD in the Harbor blue color on a white phone and I think it looks and feels amazing.
     
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    Yeah, I have a case. I got the speck case from the Apple store. I like the fact that it will keep my black iPhone 5 looking fresh, but I honestly hate the fact that my phone basically looks like a 4 or 4S. It also doesn't work with my auxiliary jack that's in my car.

    I had the antenna gate iPhone 4, I'm not happy about having to keep a case on this one too. My wife bought the white iphone 5, it will hold up much better over time.
     
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    Have a case because I would drop the phone for sure if I didn't.

    I have the Speck Candyshell Grip which I love overall but am going to change from because it scratches way too easily. Going to switch to the Speck Pixelskin HD which I had for the 4 and 4S and loved.
     
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    After my first drop, I rushed to get a case.

    I use an Incipio Feather. It won't help in drops, but the extra grip and the scratch protection gives me peace of mind. It looks and feels great also.
     

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