Best Minimalist iPhone 4 Case?

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  1. JPM42, Feb 4, 2011
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    JPM42 macrumors 6502

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    With my iPhone 4 (VZW) due to arrive next week, I'm looking to get a case. However, after doing some searching around, I've yet to find one that I'm really happy with. Admittedly, it's mostly a design thing, so I'm curious if anyone could point me in an iPhone 4 case that fits the following criteria:

    1. Black/clear
    2. No logo on case (or something very well hidden)
    3. Something that can preferably cover as much of the phone as possible (as opposed to the sides of it)
    4. Not bulky and won't detract from the iPhone 4 design (but still, of course, providing good protection)

    Your help is greatly appreciated.

    Thanks!
     
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    Minimalist, not bulky, but still provides good protection? That's a tall order. Minimalist and not bulky look at the Pinlo Slice, and the Incase Snap.
     
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    Im pretty sure you need some kind of pouch here, SENA leather pouch, or the Knomo pouches...
     
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    iFrogz Luxe Lean in Black....has a nice texture to it as welll!
     
  8. tophat1 macrumors member

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    I ordered the basic Belkin black silicone case for $20. I had a similar case for my Android phone and it was barely even detectable. It's comfortable, has a nice grip, and goes on and comes off easily
     
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    Which is thinner...the Incipio Feather or Incase Snap?
     
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    This isn't thin or minimalist..

    Between the Snap and Feather, The snap is the better option, it has lay on table design and the feather doesn't. I think the snap is thinner too
     
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    i agree snap over the feather, i dont like the lone corner on the feather
     
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    The lay on the table design isn't a factor to me.

    I don't necessarily like the lone corner of the feather but I can't see myself paying that much for the snap case. Who knows though, one day I think about it, the next I don't lol.
     
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    This one was super important to me, as a lot of the cases seem to take away from the form factor of the phone. Because of it, I went with Power Support front-and-back protectors, and an Apple Bumper. It offers full body protection in the most minimal way possible, and doesn't cover up the phone's design.

    Bumpers are overpriced by A LOT, but if it's the look you're going for, then they are right for you.
     
  17. Compile 'em all macrumors 601

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    You must be working for Microsoft.
     
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    Haha, agreed, Zagg sucks! :)
     
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    Another +1 for the Incase Snap. Very minimalist and a great case.
     
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    Is the iFrog Luxe Lean ViPhone compatible? It's an incredibly beautiful case and I hope it's compatible!
     
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    Apple bumper with an invisible shield type appliqué on the back.
    That's what I'm using presently on my AT&T iPhone and will likely do the same on the VZW coming Tuesday.
     
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