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Discussion in 'iPhone' started by The Game 161, Oct 8, 2011.
Why is that? Is thd phone slightly bigger then? Or is it just due to the top corner and camera lens?
Might be if the side of the case involves the cutouts for volume buttons and mute switch. It looks like they changed the antenna design to resemble the CDMA iPhone 4.
I have a feeling they will fit...
I could easily be wrong, but I was thinking they would fit in Verizon iPhone 4 cases. Am I completely off here?
The Bumper is still being sold for iPhone 4/4S so size hasn't changed.
Element Cases posted a press release on their site stating they are very confident all of their current iPhone 4 cases will also fit the new 4s. They of course won't know for sure until it's released, but they say the dimensions are identical.
Well, they said the white iPhone 4's (not 4S) wouldn't fit in the black iPhone 4 cases, but I have an otter box case for the black iPhone that fits my white 4. It doesn't interfere with any of the bottoms and I have no problem with my service. The reason the 4S won't fit 4 cases (other than the bumper thing) is because the camera is Bigger in the 4S. The bumper is obviously going to fit because it does not cover the camera. Also, since they added another antena to the 4S, the 4 cases might interrupt this and you might have service connection problems.
The camera lens on the 4S is NOT bigger and how would an internal antenna be affected by a case exactly?
Pic of 4S from Apple's site:
Pic of iP4 from Apple's site:
Looks the same to me.
My concern is about the location of the mute and volume buttons. I currently have a Belkin Grip Vue for my AT&T iPhone 4, and I'm not sure it's compatible with the 4S.
Check out Apple's Compare iPhone Models page.
Can anyone confirm one way or the other? Thanks!
It will fit, its the same phone, it just has different parts inside. the outside is exactly the same.
Not true.... I called Otterbox and they said it won't fit because of the proximity sensor. There are any threads about this already. The case covers the sensor therefore leaving the screen on all the time while on a call, or so they say
No, it's not. The buttons for volume are slightly lower.
at&t iphone 4 cases won't fit. Only cases compatible with the verizon model will fit.
the reason is because the mute switch is slightly moved, so cutouts for it won't fit.
Looks like someone already answered this above ha
This is the correct answer. Cases for the ATT iPhone 4 will not fit any 4s. Cases made to fit the Verizon iPhone will.
Okey doke, thank you!
From what I've seen posted on case makers sights the 4S would use the Verizon cases. I think a lot of cases got redesigned to work with both GSM and CDMA when the CDMA i4 was released.
True. A prime example is Apple's own bumpers. They made the cutout for the mute switch bigger so it would fit both the ATT and Verizon iPhone 4.
Ok jackass. You don't have to be so rude about it. I was just going by what was said on the iPhone 4S video on Apple.com.
The funny thing is that he is wrong.
Everyone step out from their tiny little consumer point of view and look at it from manufacturers business standpoint. Of course they will not fit, sillyheads.
And if they were supposed to at first, hundreds of cases manufacturers pressured Apple to change it.
I have a Linear case/cover that I bought for my iP4 from one of the ad's on this forum. It's cutout by the volume/mute buttons will clearly allow the 4S to fit. As long as this is the ONLY external change, you're good to go.
The cover can be found at: http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=linear+cases&qpvt=linear+cases&FORM=IGRE
I'm NOT promoting the site, I simply purchased one from them and am happy with it.
i'm guessing it's the second version of the bumper that came out the same time as the Verizon iPhone and that not only fitted the Verizon model, but also the allready existing AT&T model, and now, the 4S..
So from what i understand:
Fits Verizon and AT&T iPhone 4 --> Fits iPhone 4S
Only fits AT&T iPhone 4 --> Does not fit iPhone 4S
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Nevermind... Apparently missed the posts where the answer was provided.
Yes I knew that one as well, and the best part of all is that the new bumpers also have a larger dock connector opening for using third party cables