I need one case for protection, one for style.

Discussion in 'iPhone Accessories' started by esploded, Nov 7, 2011.

  1. esploded macrumors regular

    Jul 3, 2011
    I don't want anything aluminum.
    I am honestly completely overwhelmed with the amount of cases there are.
    I want something with good protection for going to school and using it in day to day life. I want another for going out, that is stylish.
    I am buying the iPhone 4S, black.

    Any suggestions are appreciated.
  2. viewfly macrumors 65816


    May 1, 2009
    Protection: Incipio NGP translucent Mercury.

    Stylish: Incase Snap-On smoke. Or Sena ultra slim pouch.

    (Screen protector for front. Clear. )
  3. Joshitect macrumors member

    Oct 7, 2011
    Lexington, KY
    Everyday I use the otterbox commuter. When I go to something nice I go caseless, but I have the Power Support front and back film on it.
  4. Minarets macrumors 6502a

    Oct 28, 2011
    I'm really impressed with freshfiber cases for style. I haven't seen anything like them.

    They have 3d design all out of a woven material but it's still sturdy.
  5. cfairbank macrumors 6502

    Nov 12, 2006
    Second the Incipio NGP! I use this as my everyday case and for my rugged case I am using the Griffin Survivor.
  6. njgeek macrumors regular

    Oct 4, 2011
    Leather pouch or just screen protectors for style, defer to everyone else of day-to-day since I'm always NAKEEEEEEEEEEEEEDDDDDDDDD! :D
  7. gottalovit macrumors newbie

    Nov 9, 2011
    freshfiber cases - style with bounce

    the design allows maximum airflow, as well as literal bounce if dropped and simple but extremely effective protection on the front. i love mine - but i'm a design-a-holic. there are some good video reviews on the web, look for them.
  8. htownmade1984 macrumors regular

    Aug 5, 2010
    Otter Box Defender for Protection. I have it on mine now. I can't imagine what I would have to do to crack the phone with this thing on.
  9. esploded thread starter macrumors regular

    Jul 3, 2011
    Right now, I'm thinking...

    Protection: Otterbox Reflex (defender is too bulky for me), Incipio NGP, Speck Candyshell and the Magpul case.

    Style: Not sure yet :p.
  10. htownmade1984 macrumors regular

    Aug 5, 2010
    For Style Go Naked! Doesn't get anymore stylish than that!
  11. vaugha, Nov 9, 2011
    Last edited: Nov 9, 2011

    vaugha macrumors 6502

    Nov 3, 2011
    I was looking at lifeproof g2 earlier if that would interest you at all. There's a thread on it that you may check out.
  12. esploded thread starter macrumors regular

    Jul 3, 2011
    True, but I can't do that. I'm too paranoid I'll break it!!

    The lifeproof is nice, but out of my budget :(.
  13. hizzaah macrumors 6502

    Oct 22, 2011
    I like my balck Otterbox Commuter for everyday stuff, and go with a bumper for showing off.

    The Commuter is thin, smooth, but offers plenty of protection from drops.

    I like aluminum bumpers, but there are plenty of non-aluminum bumpers that'll class your iphone right up :)

    Don't forget a screen protector. I'm glad I've got one. SGP Ultra oleophobic. went on perfect and it's super clear. and a zagg back piece. little thicker since the camera seems to stick out a bit and the texture gives a bit of a grip to the phone
  14. Walse macrumors member

    Feb 11, 2011
    Protection: Reflex, Seidio Active
    ++ Protection: Griffin Survivor, Seidio Convert, Defender

    Stylish: Ozaki iCoat Success series (real cool and stylish)
  15. esploded thread starter macrumors regular

    Jul 3, 2011
    So I've narrowed my options:


    -SGP Neo Hybrid
    -Incipio Step White
    -Casecrown Glider

    (Man, I never would've expected to have a dilemma like this!)
  16. esploded thread starter macrumors regular

    Jul 3, 2011
  17. AlvinNguyen macrumors 6502a

    Jun 23, 2010
    protection: Speck CandyShell

    stylish: Vapor Pro / Atomic Hybrid /e13ctron hybrid - nothing else comes close to those other than a naked iPhone
  18. Smelliot macrumors newbie

    Nov 13, 2011
    add one for stylish.

    Proud Concept upside down leather case. I got one for myself and one for my wife :)
  19. TM WAZZA macrumors 68000

    Sep 18, 2010
    Hamilton, New Zealand
  20. FlyHigh42 macrumors newbie

    Nov 6, 2011
    Those look nice.
    How much are they?
  21. Smelliot macrumors newbie

    Nov 13, 2011
    I got them for 59.99 USD. I can't find them anywhere so I decided to wrote to them from their web and got them with my FedEx acc.
  22. mpossoff macrumors 68020

    Mar 21, 2010
    First how much protection are you looking for, what's the degree of protection you're wanting?
  23. madmaclove macrumors newbie

    Oct 26, 2011
    For a stylish one if you prefer a leather case you should check out mapicases. I highly recommend it. I use the one I have for business meetings or a night out.

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