Case Recommendations for iPhone 3Gs

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  1. Ace134blue macrumors 6502a

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    So im about to buy a iPhone 3Gs and i want to know which case i should get. I was interested in getting a Mophie case that has a battery charger. Its a little to thick for my taste and there have also been Cellular reception problems for it. Anyone know an equivalent to it thats less bulky or should i just get a regular casing. Thx:rolleyes:
     
  2. JML42691 macrumors 68020

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    I would go for a normal case and then get a battery backup that isn't in a case form or anything. Check out Speck's CandyShell cases and look at something like the Richard Solo battery pack if you feel like you'll need the extra power.
     
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  4. Ace134blue thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    Problem is, these cases are for the iPhone 2g's; and it would also take a while to get to the last page :rolleyes:
     
  5. darnovo macrumors regular

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    get the black rubbery incase slider case... it is by far the best case on any phone i have EVER used.
     
  6. Ace134blue thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    Thx. But it seems people are complaining that its breaking/tearing after a month or so and the holes arent big enough.
     
  7. darngooddesign macrumors G3

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    I have a Gelaskin on the back to make it scratch proof, make it more slip resistant, and give it a different look; and Sena Elga Pouch to hold it.
     
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  9. Ace134blue thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    Well when you have a 600$ phone that scratches easily you would rethink that once you dropped it :D

    Isnt it a burden to have to pull it out every time to use it :confused:
     
  10. Ace134blue thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    I heard many problems of the plastic end pieces breaking off; one guy had one and got a crumb inside of the case and it scratched it all to hell. :eek:
     
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    Ive had 3 cases and so far I find that the iSkin solo is the best case by far. Rubber that does not get stuck going in and out of your pants and see-through. Feels great in your hands too.
     
  13. anjinha macrumors 604

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    Or you can start at the last page and go back, that way you'll see the most recent recommendations. :rolleyes: And this is still the wrong forum for this thread.

    Any case will scratch your iPhone if you get a crumb inside it, you should always clean ANY case before putting it on.

    My favorite cases are the Incase Slider and the Incipio feather.
     
  14. Ace134blue thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    It looks cool, not so much into the other patterns though. Is it bulky though?
     
  15. darngooddesign macrumors G3

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    No more than pulling it out of my pocket.
     
  16. Ace134blue thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    Might be good for the back of the phone but not the front. :p
     
  17. uanuglyfool macrumors regular

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    Why not the front?
     
  18. Ace134blue thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    For one, its sticky, and two why put a screen coating over a screen coating? :p
     
  19. anjinha macrumors 604

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    It's not sticky and it protects the screen from scratches.
     
  20. uanuglyfool macrumors regular

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    lol its not sticky, and the O screen on the iphone 3GS fades away on some phones.
     
  21. Kenzembo1 macrumors 6502

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    I can't speak for the Morphie case, but I have 3 cases that I use pretty regularly, they include:

    - Incipio Feather (Black)
    - Incase Slider (Gunmetal)
    - iFrogz Luxe (Blue)

    Love them all but would definitely recommend the feather...best bang for your buck! :apple:
     
  22. Ace134blue thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    Well its not necessarily sticky, it just doesn't feel slick.
     
  23. Ace134blue thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    It looks good thx. I wish they would make a hard outershell and the inside rubber
     
  24. outphase macrumors 65816

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    I have a Griffin Reveal. It protects it nicely and has some rubber lining on the inside to act as a little shock protector.
     

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