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Old 11-19-2012, 17:13   #1
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Case for mobile phone.

I finally upgraded to the 21st century. I was wondering what everyone carries their cell in. Thanks guys.
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Old 11-19-2012, 17:26   #2
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Otter Box is pretty much the gold standard for best protection.
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Old 11-19-2012, 17:37   #3
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Otterbox user here. They are great.
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Old 11-19-2012, 17:39   #4
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Otter Box and Lifeproof for the iPhone.
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Old 11-19-2012, 17:46   #5
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Otterbox Defender Series.
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Old 11-19-2012, 17:46   #6
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I use lifeproof for my Iphone, great case, its waterproof which is the main reason I bought it. I spend a lot of time on the boat and water and it doesnt hurt it to be totally submerged, it even takes great underwater pictures.

Otterbox is pretty good from what I hear however it does not seal out dirt and dust particles so you can get a pretty dirty screen that needs to be cleaned. If you get sand in there it could even scratch your screen.
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Old 11-19-2012, 18:10   #7
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I've dropped some coin on cases through the years. I wasn't a fan of the lifeproof case, due to the screen protector. I do like the Otterbox commuter cases, but my 2 year old has broken 2 already.
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Old 11-19-2012, 19:17   #8
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I use an otterbox commuter (less bulky) with a screen protector. Works well for me.
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Old 11-19-2012, 19:20   #9
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I do like the Otterbox commuter cases, but my 2 year old has broken 2 already.
If something is advertised as cop proof or soldier proof and they can't break it, give it to their two year olds...
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Old 11-19-2012, 20:20   #10
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Otterbox Defender over the Commuter. The Commuter is slimmer, lighter and easier to carry; however a two-year-old will tear it apart, so will your seat belt and basically everything that touches it daily.

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Old 11-19-2012, 20:36   #11
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Pocket. Specifically, pants pocket.

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Old 11-19-2012, 20:50   #12
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Lifeproof for me. Otterbox cases are nice but way too bulky.


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Old 11-19-2012, 20:57   #13
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Otterbox here I want the protection and the bulk isnt too bad
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Old 11-19-2012, 21:11   #14
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Another plus for Otterbox is that if it breaks, you just send an email and they'll send you a new one for free. I've gone through two on my HTC Evo and they have replaced it within three days each time.
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Old 11-19-2012, 21:40   #15
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iPhone 4 in a Magpul Executive case.
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Old 11-19-2012, 22:25   #16
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Black Otterbox Defender for my iPhone 4. January or February, I hope to upgrade to iPhone 5 unless I wait a short time more for rumored iPhone 5S. Then, another Otterbox Defender unless something else comes out better.
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Old 11-20-2012, 01:51   #17
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I'm with patchman. My phone stays in my bag or my inside coat pocket. Our cars have phones and a lot of time Ill throw that in my pocket.

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Old 11-20-2012, 02:28   #18
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Magpul case for iPhone. Didn't really like the otterbox I had
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Old 11-20-2012, 03:30   #19
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Otter Box is pretty much the gold standard for best protection.
+1. I am using the Otterbox Commuter for my Iphone 5. Only thing I dont like is the stupid hole in the back. I dont care if anyone sees the apple symbol. I just dont want dust inthe back of the case.
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Old 11-20-2012, 07:42   #20
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Ottberbox defender. No only is it the only thing I use, but my kids have iphones that I've passed down to them for use as Ipods, used with about as much care as a brick for years. All like new, all still in their original otterboxes.
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