Genuine Apple cases copied on eBay.

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    oVerboost macrumors 6502a

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    Didn't think it would take long but these cases are now on eBay UK priced at just £9.99 each! Not made from leather but from polymer plastic moulding / TPU so may be more durable, who knows. I've ordered a red one as my genuine leather red leather one went nasty too quickly!

    They look identical, apart from there's no Apple logo...[​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     
  2. mdkdue macrumors member

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    Nice...got a link?, I can't seem to find them
     
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    Do you mind posting a pic when you get yours?
     
  5. oVerboost thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    Yeah no problem, as soon as it arrives I'll do a review with pics and comparisons with my genuine ones.
     
  6. Lux12 macrumors member

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    Thanks! I had the brown leather case from apple but i returned it as leather kept on tearing off. It was not durable as when i dropped it from 4ft my phone came off the case and got a bit of the chamfered edge.

    Its a shame cause i loved the look of it but it wasn't worth the money. I hope this one will be a little bit better.
     
  7. oVerboost thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    Yeah, I hope so too. I loved my red case when it was brand new, but it soon got grubby, and anything I tried to clean it with didn't work and just ruined the colouring, I'm hoping the cheaper plastic type design will actually stay one colour for longer and won't allow any oils or dirt to sink in.
     
  8. mdkdue macrumors member

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    Thanks...
     
  9. Binarymix macrumors 6502a

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    Be cool if they were exactly as presented, however those images are the genuine apple cases with the Apple logo photoshopped out.

    You can see artifacts where they edited out the Apple logo.

    Let us know! :)
     
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    He's right. It's especially noticeable if you scroll the image while staring at the area.
     
  11. oVerboost thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    Seller has emailed me more pics after requesting some... They look good to me.[​IMG][​IMG]
     
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    Wow i got to go get me some now i can finally get the beige without being worried that its going to get dirty
     
  13. Binarymix macrumors 6502a

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    I didn't doubt that they were real, but at least show real pictures of the products, not Apples edited PR images :)
     
  14. imaginex20 macrumors 65816

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    Might get a brown one for the GF if the
    Leather is pleather so it won't stain lol :)

    I need a US seller
     
  15. Lux12 macrumors member

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    Asked the seller to take a pic with a phone in it. He sent me a blue one with his white iPhone. I think I'm gonna buy it
     

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    It looks like it is covering the chamfered edge... or are my eyes playing trick on me? I don't know how important that really is, though.

    It's cool that they replicated the colors. Will be curious to see pics from you guys!
     
  17. oVerboost thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    The edges may be better for stopping dust getting into the edges like can happen with the Apple ones?
     
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    waiting for a US seller. Might as well give one a shot for that price
     
  19. solodogg macrumors 6502

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    Pics look like a basic tpu case, nothing close to the apple case. Post when you get it, I'm curious also
     
  20. oVerboost thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    The back is identical, as are the sides. Only difference I can see bar the badge is the edges on the front. Hopefully they'll be good, :)
     
  21. imaginex20 macrumors 65816

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    If you zoom in on the blue case you can see a line for the lip, it does look like TPU, how else would it be flexible enough to take off otherwise
     
  22. oVerboost thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    I wasn't disagreeing that it wasn't TPU, I already said it was, as did the advert lol.
     
  23. imaginex20 macrumors 65816

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    Bah...didn't read the original post and assumed it was a knock off leather one. Sorry about that
     
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    ok whats the update on these? I would LOVE to get this thing in TPU so it won't get so dirty.. I have the Brown real Apple one now and its dirty on the sides bad..
     
  25. Munitalp macrumors 65816

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    Maybe I'm missing something… aren't there tons and tons of cases out there that are basically like Apple's but made out of TPU?

    A quick search on Amazon turns up hundreds…

    Ex: http://www.amazon.com/Minisuit-Frost-Case-iPhone-5S/dp/B009F39WB6
     

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