Best case or bumper to show off Jet Black?

Discussion in 'iPhone Accessories' started by zooby, Oct 30, 2016.

  1. zooby, Oct 30, 2016
    Last edited: Jul 10, 2017
  2. Phone Junky macrumors 65816

    Phone Junky

    Oct 29, 2011
    Sunshine State
  3. Bazooka-joe macrumors 68020


    Mar 12, 2012
    Swindon, England
  4. zooby, Oct 31, 2016
    Last edited: Jul 10, 2017

    zooby thread starter macrumors 6502a

    Feb 2, 2008
  5. Brien macrumors 68030


    Aug 11, 2008
    I have an OtterBox Statement case on mine, it's a bit bulky but doesn't 'stick' to the finish like some of the other clear cases I've seen. They also have the Symmetry which is 100% clear instead of having the leather portion at the bottom.
  6. kingston73 macrumors 6502a


    Dec 23, 2015
    After using both a K11 bumper and an Xdoria Lux I'm done with any type of metal surround for my phone. Both without a doubt dropped the signal but at least a bar or two. In some areas I drive through to and from work there's a very low signal and with either metal case I'd lose the signal completely. With my spigen case I manage to keep the signal the entire trip.
  7. Tomisawesome macrumors newbie


    Oct 24, 2016
    Newcastle, NSW Australia
  8. jasonisme macrumors member

    Jul 22, 2015
  9. Will22 macrumors 65816


    Dec 4, 2011
  10. kwhyle macrumors newbie

    Nov 2, 2016


    • looks cool
    • clear hard plastic back to be showy
    • drop protection seems there if its on a corner
    • fit is good
    • the dreaded "watermark" is VERY minimal

    • feels plasticy
    • buttons are mushy
    • plastic back scratches as easily as JB finish (even wiping with the iMac screen wipe scratched it
    • the dreaded "watermark" is VERY minimal
    • no front or back lip to elevate camera or front screen when set on table
    • lightning port cutout has weird tabs on it that do not allow a lightning cord to go in all the way, though it still charges (just being nit-picky)
    Overall, its an okay case. I put it on and just said "meh." When holding it, there is good grip and it makes it feel like a thinner phone believe it or not. I haven't tried it without the back plastic cover, I don't think I ever will since I'm pretty meticulous about the JB scratches.

    That being said, it will hold me over until that SwitchEasy glass case comes ships (if it gets backed). Let me know what you think.
  11. willmtaylor macrumors G3


    Oct 31, 2009
    A Natural State
    Just get a RhinoShield bumper by Evolutive labs.
  12. Tokenfreak macrumors 6502


    Oct 31, 2011

    I really like this case...I think I am going to back it as well. Just hope all those logos and writings are not on the final product.
  13. kwhyle macrumors newbie

    Nov 2, 2016
    I agree, hopefully the logo will at least be smaller and less intrusive.

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