Photos of Cheap 99cent (shipped) iPhone 4 Case from China

Discussion in 'iPhone Accessories' started by livingonvideo13, Jul 15, 2010.

  1. livingonvideo13 macrumors regular


    Jun 19, 2009
    May not be the prettiest case but for a total cost of 99cents, you can't beat it!

    Had to get something until iSkin comes out with their new case so figured this would hold me over until it does.

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  2. tasslehawf macrumors 6502

    Jun 13, 2003
    Austin, TX
    All ya need is an exacto to clean up some of the flashing. I noticed they failed to make an opening for the noise canceling microphone. Ya might want to cut a little hole for that (it's right next to the headphone jack).
  3. dgstan macrumors 6502a

    Jun 29, 2010
    I bought two of these - one black and one purple. They are completely different. The purple one has a larger camera/flash hole, but no hole for the extra mic. The black one has a hole for the extra mic, but a smaller camera hole. It also has an opening for the SIM card.
  4. mgmusicman94 macrumors 6502a

    Nov 16, 2008
    Same here, my black one is the same and my blue one is just like your purple.
  5. amazingdm macrumors 6502

    Jul 2, 2010
    Silicone? Cuz I got one just like that in green.

    Not too bad.. but too rubbery
    had to cut a hole for the mic on top
  6. Fliesen macrumors 6502a


    Mar 30, 2010
    who cares about the cases?

    i love the way you took the 1st and 2nd pic ;) great job
  7. kuaiyouming, Jul 15, 2010
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  8. mrat93 macrumors 65816


    Dec 30, 2006
    I made another thread like this a while ago. I bought from the same people.
  9. Philalbe macrumors 6502

    Jun 11, 2010
    Greater Boston Area
    Agreed. I'm a designer and I have to admit that was pretty damn creative.:)

    I ordered one of those cheap cases too. A white one off of eBay.
  10. unlimitedx macrumors 6502a

    Jun 15, 2010
    i didn't notice how the pics were taken until the above poster brought it up.

  11. Fliesen macrumors 6502a


    Mar 30, 2010
    the die on #4 showing 4 pips is also a very nice (and totally random) detail :D

    just noticed, that it was probably used for making the phone float in #3 and #5 :D

  12. ineel macrumors regular

    Jul 8, 2010
    whoa thats the same exact one i bought from this guy in hong kong for 99cents on ebay. This guy is actually a criminal since he has a postage meter that is printing $48 HK dollars witch is $5 USD worth of postage but i paid 99cent for the case and it come with free shipping.
  13. Tom G. macrumors 68000

    Tom G.

    Jun 16, 2009
    Champaign/Urbana Illinois
    WARNING, Will Robinson, you get what you pay for!
  14. skiltrip macrumors 68030

    May 6, 2010
    New York
  15. AppleSmack macrumors regular

    Jun 30, 2010
    Whoa, where did you get that t-shirt? Hilarious line from an awesome movie.
  16. iPhoneHome macrumors 6502

    Jul 8, 2007
    I bought a black one and it has an opening for the top noise canceling mic. I guess there's a new batch.
  17. pdhahn macrumors member

    Jul 2, 2010
    Poconos, PA
    I ordered a black one and like someone mentioned before it's definitely different. There's a hole for the noise canceling mic, but the opening for the camera and flash is different. My one complaint is that the material feels really slippery.

    For $1 you can't go wrong though. I went back on ebay and bought 3 more in case I wear one out or a friend wants one.
  18. livingonvideo13 thread starter macrumors regular


    Jun 19, 2009
    You are right! I thought I would put it in the photo and see if people figured it out.

    I bought the shirt off e-bay a few years ago.

    Yep! and then some. Can't complain for 99cents. I am holding out for the iSkin case.

    Interesting! I wondered how he was able to ship them for so cheap.
  19. steph280 macrumors member

    Jun 24, 2010
    Orange County, CA
    Kinda makes you wonder how much profit Apple is making on their bumpers...
  20. oakland6980 macrumors member


    Jun 21, 2010
    I bought 5. 3 are one style (pink, hot pink, white) and 2 the other (black grey)
    the black and grey one seem stiffer and a little thicker than the others. i dont like they have a sim cut out and that the camercut out isnt as 'shaped' with all dont plan on taking good pictures with flash (with pink case pictures have a pink tint, with white....etc) Also the black and grey ones have a cutout for the top microphone
    But for .99 shipped i figured i could through what ever color i want on. (pinks are not for me ;)...)
  21. GDVI macrumors regular


    Jul 7, 2010
    Wow, I really feel like I need to vouch for these cases. For 99 cents you can't go wrong but this case is really nice, you wont regret it. I'm taking my Griffin Reveal back.

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