Which case did you get for your new iPhone 11/Pro/Max? [Merged]

vine-boating

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Wait till you get the sheath if you think the OB sides are flexible, the case will pull away from the phone in a drop, experienced it myself, chipped/cracked a $40 GSP on the side from 2ft onto a timber cupboard draw, lucky i had one on.
Was XS Max. I Wouldn't trust one again.
Which one do you use/recommend?

It seems nearly all the cases are terrible. The official apple ones offer literally no protection.
 

AE14

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Wait till you get the sheath if you think the OB sides are flexible, the case will pull away from the phone in a drop, experienced it myself, chipped/cracked a $40 GSP on the side from 2ft onto a timber cupboard draw, lucky i had one on.
Was XS Max. I Wouldn't trust one again.
I had a sheath for the X and XS Max. Never had that issue but a bad fall can certainly happen. The one positive to the Symmetry is it is so nicely thin for a protective case.
 
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bobsamm

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I had a sheath for the X and XS Max. Never had that issue but a bad fall can certainly happen. The one positive to the Symmetry is it is so nicely thin for a protective case.
I loved the sheath till that happened, as it was only 2ft i lost all confidence in their 6ft claim for such a thin case. Guess it's all about how it lands, but i reckon it wouldn't of happened in the symmetry as the sides are stiffer and thicker.
I even got a thin CarbonThat case for my Pro thinking i wanted thin/light as possible, and dropped it on the road about 3ft, lucky it landed on the back corners and got no damage.
Those are the only 2 times in a year i have dropped my phone though.
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Which one do you use/recommend?

It seems nearly all the cases are terrible. The official apple ones offer literally no protection.
Its hard to get the perfect case, that's why we are all buying/trying so many. I am using the OB Symmetry i got it for $20 here when i bought some Bose 700, normally $59AUD retail.
Still have a CarbonThat case, very nice thin case but has no lip protection.

The OB does have a smooth back but doesn't worry me as the sides have grip.
 

bobsamm

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Got a Mujjo Black Leather in the black friday sale for $54AUD with delivery. Has a 100 day return so will see.
 

vine-boating

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I loved the sheath till that happened, as it was only 2ft i lost all confidence in their 6ft claim for such a thin case. Guess it's all about how it lands, but i reckon it wouldn't of happened in the symmetry as the sides are stiffer and thicker.
I even got a thin CarbonThat case for my Pro thinking i wanted thin/light as possible, and dropped it on the road about 3ft, lucky it landed on the back corners and got no damage.
Those are the only 2 times in a year i have dropped my phone though.
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Its hard to get the perfect case, that's why we are all buying/trying so many. I am using the OB Symmetry i got it for $20 here when i bought some Bose 700, normally $59AUD retail.
Still have a CarbonThat case, very nice thin case but has no lip protection.

The OB does have a smooth back but doesn't worry me as the sides have grip.
well I will try the Otterbox and see what happens
 

bobsamm

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Just had a plumber come around had a 11 pro LifeProof Fre, nice looking case but man the oil slicks were really bad.
 

VaderRulez

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Caudabe sheath. Just ordered a black Apple leather. Also have a few Spigen's coming my way. The never ending quest for a good case goes forward.
 

nrvous1

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How was the crack......at the top of the case 😁
I see what you did there. 😂
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Caudabe sheath. Just ordered a black Apple leather. Also have a few Spigen's coming my way. The never ending quest for a good case goes forward.
I have the apple black leather case. It’s really nice, but my phone was damaged from a knee high drop with the saddle brown case so I’ve been searching for that “perfect” protective case.

You can’t go wrong with Spigen. I have their liquid crystal case and it’s a nice fit, feel and the buttons are awesome. It also has decent lip protection.
 
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VaderRulez

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I see what you did there. 😂
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I have the apple black leather case. It’s really nice, but my phone was damaged from a knee high drop with the saddle brown case so I’ve been searching for that “perfect” protective case.

You can’t go wrong with Spigen. I have their liquid crystal case and it’s a nice fit, feel and the buttons are awesome. It also has decent lip protection.
Sorry to hear about the damage. Yeah it will likely be an around the house or in the office type of case. I normally just get an Apple leather case but am expanding my horizons this year. I've tried out an Element and OB Symmetry, but sent both of them back. They were just a bit too bulky for my liking.