New Brushed Aluminum Incase Slider Preview!!

Discussion in 'iPhone Accessories' started by dutchie000, Aug 31, 2008.

  1. dutchie000 macrumors newbie

    Aug 9, 2008
    Hey,check out the new brushed aluminum shell slated to be released in spring of '09

  2. ahcl20 macrumors member

    Jul 7, 2008
    Nice. Hopefully the aluminium layer doesn't peel off :D

    Spring 09 is a bit late. By that time probably the next iPhone model will be due!
  3. Spliff macrumors regular

    Jan 25, 2007
    Vancouver, Canada
    That looks pretty sweet, but how much bulk does it add to the actual phone? Does it look thicker than a plastic case or no?
  4. Hockey man macrumors newbie

    Hockey man

    Feb 23, 2008
    Is this for the 3g only or will they make one for the original also? I have the original, and have a gloss black slider(which is now broken) and I would love to have a brushed aluminum for my first gen.
  5. dutchie000 thread starter macrumors newbie

    Aug 9, 2008
    I can't imagine it would be thicker than the other standard cases.

    As far as a model for the first gen iphone being released, i have no idea.

    Got the news from Jeff Staples blog

    He mentioned it is going to be released along with other colors/styles in 09'
  6. Clyde099 macrumors regular

    Sep 30, 2007
    This is what I got in an incase e-mail a couple of weeks ago:

    "The Slider Case for iPhone™ 3G is now available in Black matte and White gloss through the webstore at and will be on store shelves soon.

    We're taking it a step further and going beyond black and white for the iPhone 3G, so look for new Slider Case color ways to release in the future.

    (Hint: the future is shiny for fall and bright for spring.)"
  7. i0Nic macrumors 65816

    May 17, 2006
    Sydney, Australia
  8. meistervu macrumors 65816

    Jul 24, 2008

    I am interested in this case for a single reason: if it doesn't reduce signal strength then we can conclude that the reason Apple move to plastic on the 3G wasn't to improve signal reception.
  9. luckygyrl83 macrumors 6502

    Jun 23, 2008
    Fullerton, CA
    I was thinking the same thing. I love the silver, but not if it makes the reception worse than it is :/ Spring 09??? That's just dumb. That's missing the entire holiday season.
  10. uiop. macrumors 68020


    Jul 22, 2008
    Grand Rapids, MI
    Looks really nice.

    Spring 09=Fail. Why wait so long?
  11. kheovnien macrumors member

    Jul 15, 2008
    lol. that dude spray painted his slider and everyone fell for it. haha. :rolleyes:
  12. uiop. macrumors 68020


    Jul 22, 2008
    Grand Rapids, MI
    Hahaha I never thought about that.

    Wow I'm dumb.
  13. Zephgx macrumors member

    Oct 21, 2007
    If it's and would buy it to replace my white one or swap it between both. But Spring 09? Wow...... Really why so late and maybe the next iPhone will come out a couple months after that. :mad:
  14. w0ngbr4d macrumors regular

    Jan 10, 2006
    Findlay, OH
    corecases has an aluminum slider for the 3G that looks like it will start shipping tomrrow. I think I'm gonna check it out. Probably will have better protection than a plastic slider case. iLounge has a preview of the 3G case and a review of the case for the first iPhone.

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