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    Default Best iPhone 4 case that provides protection but isn't bulky

    What is the best case for the CDMA iPhone 4 that looks nice but also provides protection without bulk? My iPhone 2g took a drop without a case and the digitizer stopped working but no cracks. I already have a otterbox defender but want something not as bulky.
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    I have the otterbox commuter case and it's great. Less bulky then defender
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    I use TPU Case for CDMA Iphone 4 i think is better one
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    Default iPhone Cases & Protectors

    Well,i think you need a iphone cases and protectors,it is the best items to protect your iphone from drop and scarch.....
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    Quote Originally Posted by katrina0126 View Post
    Well,i think you need a iphone cases and protectors,it is the best items to protect your iphone from drop and scarch.....
    Uhm yeah thanks...
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    I've tried quite a few styles so far on my ViP4, and I am very fond of bumper style cases.

    At first I bought 2 of the cheap sw-box bumpers and much to my dismay "tested" one on a 3ft drop onto pavement. There was one scuff on the bumper but my phone was unharmed. Rejoice! \o/

    After using those for a while and took the plunge on a SGP Neo Hybrid EX bumper and I love it. No bulk, plenty of protection as long as you aren't super rough. It comes with a front and back set of the best screen protectors available as well. ($30.00)


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    I just ordered the Apple bumper to protect the sides and some invisishield protectors for the front and back glass. Not complete protection, but should be enough for what I need, and I keep the design of the phone.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Phreddyl View Post
    I have the otterbox commuter case and it's great. Less bulky then defender
    the OP wanted a case that looks nice. i don't know anyone that thinks otterbox cases look nice.

    OP i'd say the best looking cases are bumper cases since it doesn't cover up the device itself. element vapor pro?
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    I'd go with an Incase snap case or a Speck candyshell.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mad_eyes View Post
    the OP wanted a case that looks nice. i don't know anyone that thinks otterbox cases look nice.

    OP i'd say the best looking cases are bumper cases since it doesn't cover up the device itself. element vapor pro?
    I have the blue and white commuter case and it does look nice. So I guess some people do think it looks nice.
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    I have an incase snap case. Dropped my iPhone 4 a couple of times at height and bounced but not a scratch on my iPhone. Case still in shape.
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    I had the 2 piece Incipio, but I noticed that the silicone part stretched out a lot. I just bought a Otterbox Commuter and it seems good so far.
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    I have the Commuter too. It a little bigger than I would like but it work great and gives great protection.
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    I just ordered and Ivyskin Wrangler.
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    I've been using a Speck Pixel case. It's not really a hard case, but it's not a soft rubbery one either - sort of in between. I really like it. It covers the sides and back as well as having a tiny lip over the front, so that if the phone is dropped on a flat surface the screen will never be touched.

    I've dropped my phone a couple of times and have not one scratch with this case. They have quite a few colors and they are fairly easy to snap on and off and to keep clean. I don't see people talk about them too much which surprises me, but I definitely recommend them. They are not bulky, IMO.
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    Quote Originally Posted by VZWiP4 View Post
    What is the best case for the CDMA iPhone 4 that looks nice but also provides protection without bulk? My iPhone 2g took a drop without a case and the digitizer stopped working but no cracks. I already have a otterbox defender but want something not as bulky.
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    I have used several for my different iphones. From them Cygnett Prism and Belkin Micra are best to use. These suits to your needs.
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    I have a black defender otterbox and the added bulk really sucks but it is well protected i have kids who like to play angry birds.
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    + 1 on the Commuter Case. I don't think it provides too much bulk and it looks fine to me on the phone and provides the protection I need.
    Last edited by CG68; 07-18-2011 at 09:35 PM.
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    Going to recommend the Lifeproof because it's about the size of the Commuter (just a little longer), but provides way more protection.
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    i use the Speck tartan. Its good, sits above the screen height just a tiny bit. dropped my phone a few times and now damage yet.
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    I have had the Incipio for about a month now and it is pretty good.
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    Incipio Double Cover that Verizon sells is a nice case.
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    Magpul has a nice case
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    I've tried a couple cases and I love the incase snap in black.
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