Awesome $1 case from China that solved all of my signal problems!

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    So I was looking for a nice cheap case for my new iPhone 4 on eBay and I came across this. IT cost me $1 with free shipping from China. Ten days later, it arrives. It looks much nicer thanI would have expected for one dollar, and it fixes all of my signal problems!

    Note that the crappy screen protector is not part of the case.
     

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    More pictures...

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    I'm wondering how they make money... How much does shipping cost them to the states?
     
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    I would think more than a buck...I also can't figure out how these guys make money. Even if they get the case for a cent, how do they get it to you for under $0.99?
     
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    One American dollar could be worth alot to them. My only guess. Lol

    Edit: btw +1 for this post. Just bought one for myself to try out.
     
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    Possibly. Who knows, they could probably buy the world with six yuan.:D
     
  8. EstrlM3
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    neat case but try pulling it out of your pocket with jeans on.
     
  9. nospinguy
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    A cheap product made in China... what are the odds?
     
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    Looks like the case interferes with the LED camera flash...
     
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    Yup:
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    Yeah it does. That's the only downside I've seen so far.

    It comes out of my pocket smoother than my old Belkin silicon case.
     
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    Very nice. I may order a couple myself. If it interferes with any of the important holes on the phone, it's probably very simple to cut it or punch out the necessary material.
     
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    Is that the white one you have there?

    Seriously, for a $1 how can I NOT buy this?
     
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    ordered one myself.. although i already have the bumper on my i4. :D
     
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    I love how we can "buy with confidence" because it has a 12 month warrenty! This is awesome.
     
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    What signal problems?

    EDIT: mistype, changed "why" to "what"
     
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    apart from the fact they use HK$ in Hong Kong :p
     
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    Most china stores use hong kong post. (it's like USPS but china) they pick the cheapest option which is like 25¢.
     
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    Interesting. I returned a Belkin for the 3GS because it was too slick and ended up with a Speck.
     
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    I took a few pictures with the flash on. I saw no difference with or without the case. The case stays in a fixed position so it doesn't really "shift" over the flash.

    Nope, this is the gray case.

    Huh? I'm having no signal problems after using this case, if that's what you're asking.
     
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    Ordered 2 for myself :D

    Even if it's not good, $2 not bad at all!
     
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    Sweet.

    I just ordered a bright Orange One. I wanted a cheap case until the iSkin case comes out for the iPhone 4.
     
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    Thanks! Ordered one to tide me over till Apple give in and give me a free bumper. Wonder how they make money off these.

    seems you probably just got this guy 10+ sales, you should ask for commission lol.
     

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