Apple Bumpers available on now

Discussion in 'iPhone Accessories' started by bigbro1096, Oct 7, 2010.

  1. bigbro1096 macrumors 6502a

    Jul 9, 2010
    Well I just checked and the apple store app and the bumpers are now available and ship with in 24 hours. Just a heads up
  2. OllyW Moderator


    Staff Member

    Oct 11, 2005
    The Black Country, England
  3. mulo macrumors 68020


    Aug 22, 2010
    Behind you
    glad my iPhone 4 arrived september 29th! just in time to get a free bumper.
  4. solius macrumors regular

    Jul 15, 2010
    Decatur AL
    I got an orange one ordered :), thanks for the heads up. anybody want to buy a brand new white bumper from me? I'll sell it for 29.99 plus 2 dollars to ship. Its a real one can even provide proof of purchase from
  5. VenusianSky macrumors 65816


    Aug 28, 2008
    I just noticed this too. I wonder if the stores have them in stock? Maybe I will head over today. I've decided that I want to get Apple Care as well. Just got my iPhone Monday.
  6. h1r0ll3r macrumors 68040


    Dec 28, 2009
    No red one though :(
    Guess I'll have to keep waiting for the SGP Neo Hybrid EX
  7. VenusianSky macrumors 65816


    Aug 28, 2008
    I called the my local store and they said they have them in stock in all colors. I am going to run over today and also pick up Apple Care. :)

    I am on the fence for either a white or blue bumper. I hope they have some on display to help me decide.
  8. solius macrumors regular

    Jul 15, 2010
    Decatur AL
    The blue was a little too feminine to me. Its a lighter color blue I would go for the white.
  9. dthmtlgod macrumors 6502

    Jul 18, 2007
    Syracuse, NY
    My store had all the colors in stock last week. I already have a black, green and my otterbox commuter. Was looking at the white or orange to change things up.
  10. bludragon06 macrumors regular


    Jun 27, 2010
    Pittsburg California
    I am in the boat with you. Ill pick up a green one too as I have an orange, a white, and a black genuine apple bumper. But my favorite colors are red and black together! So I guess the neo ex is what we gotta buy. If apple only made red,,,,,,, ugh!
  11. reebs macrumors 6502


    Feb 18, 2004
    The white one gets dirty very easily! Picks up color from your pockets and you have to clean very frequently. Looks great on iphone but not worth it for me.
  12. keviikev macrumors member

    Jul 13, 2010
    I got the orange bumper and it look horrible after a few days, so I traded it for another case. The orange is made of different material than white bumper I have that held up better.
  13. Rooskibar03 macrumors 65816


    Feb 5, 2007
    State of Denial

    I used mine for maybe 6 weeks and it looks horrible. I couldn't get it to look good again, even with a Magic eraser (which normally cleans anything)
  14. SLC Flyfishing Suspended

    SLC Flyfishing

    Nov 19, 2007
    Portland, OR
    Just so everyone knows, the Free Case program works even for iPhones purchased after the 30th. I bought a 16 gig iP4 in the middle of September, ordered the Griffin case that looks like it has a carbon fiber back from the free case app, and used it on the iPhone. It kept peeling my invisible shield off the back of the phone, and I didn't really like it.

    Well I decided I'd rather have the 32 GB so I exchanged the iPhone with AT&T, this was on October 1st. Tuesday I decided to try the free case app, since it was still in my iTunes library. It worked, let me order another case, and I got the shipment confirmation email yesterday.

    So if you have the app, and you bought your iPhone after the 30th of Sept, give it a try, I'll bet it works for you too.

  15. VenusianSky macrumors 65816


    Aug 28, 2008
    Thanks for the responses. I went with white and it sure does look sweet. While I was there, I had the Genius bar check out the proximity sensor issue I am having. My phone came with 4.1 on it. They did a dfu restore and so far, to my surprise, it appears that the behavior has actually stopped. They told me to set my phone up as a new device this time, instead of restoring from my old phone. They said to give it a couple weeks and if it still occurs, just bring it back and they will do a retail swap since I just bought the phone on Monday.

    EDIT: For the comments on the white bumper, does it actually stain? That does suck if so. Oh well, I am hoping more cases are actually available in a couple months. The current selection of cases you can actually buy, not pre-orders, is pretty slim.
  16. iMaconApple macrumors 6502a

    Jun 30, 2009
    Sunny Diego
    you think apple bumpers are priced right?

    i dont...glad i got a free one but its was black i wanted a white one i was at the apple store the other day and they had them in stock but then i change my mind and bought clothes instead..:)

    plus i like without a case might get them new 2.0 decals sides from luckylabs
  17. BeyondtheTech macrumors 68020


    Jun 20, 2007
    I don't think Apple bumpers are worth the price they're selling for. Then again, it's Apple.

    I'd get them for $9.99 at most, but $29.99 can't justify its huge shortcomings: it doesn't accommodate many third-party sync/charge cables, it doesn't protect the backside, and it's a serious lint magnet.

    There are "similar" (and I use the term very loosely) bumpers on eBay, but they're not well-designed either, just created to ride on the coattails of Apple's version.
  18. chemasevi macrumors member

    Jun 30, 2010
    I bought 100 bumpers when it was 0,01€ in Apple Store education jajaja.
  19. rust0r macrumors member

    Aug 22, 2010
    $1.50 cable, works with bumper (Just received mine the other day, and subsequently ordered 4 more)

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