Bumper Recs

Discussion in 'iPhone Accessories' started by pkts, Dec 7, 2011.

  1. pkts, Dec 7, 2011
    Last edited: Dec 7, 2011

    pkts macrumors member

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    I've searched and I can't find ANY decent and reasonably priced bumpers. Basically something exactly the same as the Apple one but without the $30 price and the scratching the band issue.

    $10-15 bucks sounds reasonable.

    Rant....$29 for a piece of plastic????!??? Correct me if I'm wrong but weren't these bumpers mostly first introduced to deal with the antenna issues on the 4 and weren't they given away for free? I ponied up $39 dollars for the iPad smart cover but that actually does something functional. It turns off the screen and is useful as a stand. Plus it has a bunch of magnets and an intelligent design that makes it actually worth it

    /rant

    Thanks!
     
  2. osubuckeye macrumors newbie

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    $3 bumper

    I have this and it's perfect.

    I bought it the moment I got my phone as a temporary case until I pick one that I'm wanting to actually spend $30 on. I can't find ANYTHING wrong with this case.

    Add to that a screen protector and you're golden.

    The back of the iphone is essentially the battery cover so I suggest looking through that website and finding one that you like for $15 to replace your $50 stock back. That way you can rock a bumper without worrying about scratching the back of your phone. (you can buy one that looks like your original or go for something unique)
     
  3. pkts thread starter macrumors member

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    Thanks! It's out of stock in black but I imagine the other colors will fit the same.
     
  4. osubuckeye macrumors newbie

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    yup, my wife got a yellow and blue since she wanted to highlight her white phone.

    it's not QUALITY but I honestly can't see much of a difference between this and the 'GRIFFIN' cover I had on my 3gs.

    it's rubber, it's plastic, it works, and it will def soften any drops.

    The day someone yells at you for having a $3 bumper please let me know. Also tell them that at least you don't need to have a bumper for your bumper (like that $150 Draco)
     
  5. white4s macrumors 65816

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    :eek:
     

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