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I've spent an hour looking through a variety of cases, but haven't found anything pleasing so far. Basically though, I'm looking for a case that is flat/smooth (no belt-buckle clips or funky shapes sticking out), but that offers really good protection from drops. I don't want any kind of screen protection.

This is for the 4S's my wife and I plan to have in a week. I've heard that nearly all 4 cases are compatible with the 4S, but let me know if you know of cases that definitely are not compatible.

On our 3G's, we have Case-Mate cases that have a soft rubber inner layer and a hard plastic shell outer layer. I've been very pleased with those, as my wife has dropped hers at least half a dozen times on cement with no issues.

I'm hoping to stay under $20/case, so I've been looking a lot on eBay. I don't mind used, so long as it is still in good condition.
post #2 of 11

What do you think about the otterbox's ?

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post #3 of 11
Apple has stated that all existing accessories for the iPhone 4 will fit the iPhone 4S.Also all dimensions are exactly the same

My favorite case is the Speck Pixel skin

http://www.speckproducts.com/iphone-...-iphone-4.html
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post #4 of 11
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That CaseCrown seems so thin... people say it protects from drops, but man, I'd be nervous about that one on cement!

The Otterbox cases look good though. And there's tons of them cheap on eBay. Looks like I can get an Otterbox Defender for $6!

The Speck Pixel case is too weird. But thanks for the suggestion anyway.
post #5 of 11
Case mate cases are ftw. my drunk friend drops her phone all the time and nothing happens to it. Inspired me to get mine.



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post #8 of 11
Grab a Otterbox case. I'm definitely bias, but OtterBox case quality is superb. Customer Service is also top notch, they sent me a new case and let me keep the old one. Case broke on a drop, phone was fine!
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post #9 of 11
I got mine on ebay for 1.50$, please dont' spend 25$ on one

the case is surprisingly nice and fits flawlessly, its a pliable rubber bumper with a frosted clear plastic back.
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post #10 of 11
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Ended up getting two Otterbox Defenders.

How the heck did you manage $1.50? Probably doesn't help that the 4S is launching in 5 days and everyone's on the lookout for a case though.
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