Otterbox Defender 4s question?
I have a buddy with the camo version and I like that the back of the case is fairly smooth so it slides in and out of the pocket well as thats where I carry my phone most of the time....
My question is on the regular (non-camo) 4s defender the back looks slightly textured, is it still fairly smooth to slide in and out of pockets or is it more rubbery like the original Iphone 4 defender case?
I'm trying to decide between the camo case and the green/gunmetal gray combo case....if the standard case isn't smooth I'll just go with the camo.
and p.s. I'm a recent convert over from android, so far so good, just need a good case on this thing.
- 06-08-2012, 11:51 AM #2
- 06-08-2012, 12:19 PM #3
- 06-08-2012, 12:44 PM #6
I've got quite a few OB defenders myself, it is one of my favorite kind of case in addition to a few others I have.
The back is textured and is a bit grippy, if that's the word you want to use. It's not as grippy as a true silicone case. When I use my defender(s) I don't have any issue putting them in/out of my yoga pant pocket, or in my Coach bag inner pockets made for things like that.
It depends on what 'type' of jean person you are - if you wear tight skinny jeans, then yea you may have a lil bit of a struggle with the in/out pocket. But if your a loose fit jean type, you shouldn't have any issues at all
In addition, because you mentioned the camo series, I've been eyeing up the pink tree/camo for myself one of these days I'm gonna snag that sucker
- 06-08-2012, 03:51 PM #7
- 06-09-2012, 07:01 AM #8
I have the black one, dont use it anymore due to the size. When i put the phone in my front pocket it felt like i was walking around with a grapefruit in my pocket. then trying to get it back out was a struggle. And i dont wear skinny jeans or tight fitting clothing
- 06-09-2012, 12:50 PM #9
Pink and Laura are right - the case is "grippy" but doesn't attract lint or anything else in your pocket. It's also a firmer silicone so it keeps its shape (I'm never seen a camo one in person, so I don't know how it compares).
Personally, I'm with Joe. I have the "Glacier" case. I really like it but, for me, it's way too big for a jeans pocket. I'm a guy and don't wear tight jeans but it's sometimes tricky pulling it out of my pocket.
PS - I ordered the green/gray commuter about 6 months ago. I ended up returning it because I couldn't get the silicone and plastic shell to line up, but the green color also wasn't what I was expecting. It looked to me, on Best Buy's and OtterBox's website, that it was a dark, forest green. When I got it, it was more of a pea green. Just a heads up.
- 06-10-2012, 11:43 AM #10
- 06-23-2012, 04:51 PM #11
I have 6 Defender series cases. Just bought 2 digital camo versions and the back is different than the standard Defender case. The standard has a texture back that isnt as easy to get in and out of pants. The digital camo version is slightly gritty and is much easier to pocket.