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So I caved in and bought into the hype and ordered an iPhone 4s. I currently own the iPhone 3GS and it's contract is ending this Dec. so it was time for an upgrade anyway. But what I'm not so sure about is, will iPhone 4 cases fit the 4s? I've had my eye on this nice carbon fiber iPhone 4 case, but before I spend $50 on it, does anyone know if it's a perfect fit?
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Some cases WILL work while others won't. There are a few subtle changes in the 4S that make some cases not work. Do your homework!

http://techcrunch.com/2011/10/14/som...s-others-dont/
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What is the exact case you're looking at?
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the verizon and 4s are the same. mute ringer is slightly lower. Since the Verizon iP4 was launched in the spring, most every case sold now will work.
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What is the exact case you're looking at?
The "Ion Predator Zero" or any other high quality carbon fiber case. My phone is coming in next week and can't wait, so if you have any suggestions for a carbon fiber case, please do tell .
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The "Ion Predator Zero" or any other high quality carbon fiber case. My phone is coming in next week and can't wait, so if you have any suggestions for a carbon fiber case, please do tell .
I'm actually in a similar situation as you (iphone coming with 11/11 batch), so I'm on the lookout for a nice case too and had this one in my sights: http://www.elementcase.com/ION-4-Bla...-1210-kf00.htm

It's not quite a carbon fiber case, rather a TPU case with a carbon other backplane. Sooooo many choices, though.
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Most cases will fit, however the vibrate/silent switch moved down slightly and they ambient light sensor moved a bit as well, some cases will interfere with the sensor, and some cases will make it hard to flip the vibrate/silent switch.
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