Otterbox iPad Defender Case- Rookie Review

Discussion in 'iPad Accessories' started by Lichter21c, Aug 22, 2010.

  1. Lichter21c macrumors newbie


    Jan 16, 2010
    The frozen tundra
    Well, First things first. I am new at all this and the iPad is my first real investment in apple products.

    I ordered the otterbox defender case and received it a couple days ago, while I do not have my iPad yet (coming Tuesday) I have thoroughly looked it over and tore it down and put it back together.

    The good [/COLOR]: It seems to be a very well made product, it is rugged and tough. My first impression is that it is definitely going to add significant weight to the iPad but I am willing to live with that.

    The iPad is not even in the case yet and I have a hard time twisting or bending it.

    The Bad:
    The small stand that is incorporated in the shell feels cheap and wouldn't take much to break. Also I still have my reservations on the screen protector that is included. I will have to wait till I actually install the product.

    Overall I am very happy with the decision I made, Protecting my stuff is of the highest importance to me. I am willing to sacrifice adding weight if I go home with a protected iPad.

    If anyone has any comments,questions or anything they want to add I would greatly appreciate it. If anyone wants specific photos of the case I would be more than happy to provide them. I figure there are a ton of photos already on this site and there easy to find.

    Also, once I have the iPad installed, I will update on what my thoughts are.

    thank you for reading my rambling review and hope it helped a little

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