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    Default iPhone 6 cases on iPhone 7

    Will an iPhone 6 case fit the 7 for protection? Well aware it will block the speaker but until I pick up a proper case are the sizes similar enough to protect it?
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    Default Re: iPhone 6 cases on iPhone 7

    No they should not fit on the 7
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    Default Re: iPhone 6 cases on iPhone 7

    Probably not, but you can always try.
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    Default Re: iPhone 6 cases on iPhone 7

    The iPhone 7 is just slightly slimmer. Enough to put out iPhone 7 specific cases by Apple and 3rd Party
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    Default Re: iPhone 6 cases on iPhone 7

    From everything I have read no they will not fit. Always surprises me when someone at the events does not try a put an "old" case on a new iPhone in the demo room -- it's a question that gets asked every iPhone release
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    Default Re: iPhone 6 cases on iPhone 7

    Quote Originally Posted by DallasManiac View Post
    only the camera cutout
    >>> NO! <<<

    More than the camera cut out.. other differences from thickness to speakers.

    Just "NO"

    Spend $5 to $50 to get a case that fits. If you can afford a $649-$849 phone, getting a $3.99 case on Amazon when on sale should not be a game changer.
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    Default Re: iPhone 6 cases on iPhone 7

    Quote Originally Posted by DallasManiac View Post
    i am waiting for otterbox and sena
    Sena already has the iPhone 7 cases, got the email yesterday.
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    Default Re: iPhone 6 cases on iPhone 7

    I also was told by a rep today my iPhone 6 leather case will not fit my new 7, doesn't bother me much because I will just order a leather one for the new 7.
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    Default Re: iPhone 6 cases on iPhone 7

    Quote Originally Posted by bakron1 View Post
    I also was told by a rep today my iPhone 6 leather case will not fit my new 7, doesn't bother me much because I will just order a leather one for the new 7.
    Apparently there will be some new colors for silicone and leather Apple Cases for the 7 and 7 Plus only. Example, Charcoal Grey for the 7 but not for the 6s.
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    Default Re: iPhone 6 cases on iPhone 7

    Quote Originally Posted by DallasManiac View Post
    i am waiting for otterbox and sena
    Otterbox Statement Case Exclusive to Apple Stores will be available the 16th in store. It's unique and different.
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    Default Re: iPhone 6 cases on iPhone 7

    No i don't think that is possible
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    Default Re: iPhone 6 cases on iPhone 7

    Quote Originally Posted by RoscosDad View Post
    The iPhone 7 is just slightly slimmer. Enough to put out iPhone 7 specific cases by Apple and 3rd Party
    This is not true, the dimensions of the 7 and 7 plus are identical to the 6s:
    iPhone 7 - Technical Specifications - Apple
    iPhone 6s - Technical Specifications - Apple

    There will also be differences in the cases at the bottom as there is no longer a headphone circular jack but a lightning jack.
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    Default Re: iPhone 6 cases on iPhone 7

    The iPhone 6 cases will fit the iPhone 7. The only problem is the camera. The iPhone 7 has a bigger camera and if you try to put an iPhone 6 case into a iPhone 7 it will cover the camera almost completely.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Craig View Post
    >>> NO! <<<

    More than the camera cut out.. other differences from thickness to speakers.

    Just "NO"

    Spend $5 to $50 to get a case that fits. If you can afford a $649-$849 phone, getting a $3.99 case on Amazon when on sale should not be a game changer.
    I actually asked this in another thread. Sadly they won't fit- something to take into account- I personally have like 6 apple silicone cases two leather cases a smart battery case a mophie and a speck. So all rolled around $500. So it's not just $5 to $50...
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    Default Re: iPhone 6 cases on iPhone 7

    My investment in cases for my 6s is about the only thing holding me back from pre-order. Well, that and the cost!
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    Default Re: iPhone 6 cases on iPhone 7

    They'll technically fit but the camera cut out probably won't align.
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    Default Re: iPhone 6 cases on iPhone 7

    Quote Originally Posted by phreddyl View Post
    I actually asked this in another thread. Sadly they won't fit- something to take into account- I personally have like 6 apple silicone cases two leather cases a smart battery case a mophie and a speck. So all rolled around $500. So it's not just $5 to $50...
    If you're a case junkie, that's a separate issue. I buy a case I like and use it until either it breaks or I get a new phone. Have had a Speck in my iPhone 6 for about 2-years. I take it off to clean and put back on. One investment $35 over 2-years. I don't do the 8-10 case thing. Different story.
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    Default Re: iPhone 6 cases on iPhone 7

    Quote Originally Posted by donawalt View Post
    This is not true, the dimensions of the 7 and 7 plus are identical to the 6s:
    iPhone 7 - Technical Specifications - Apple
    iPhone 6s - Technical Specifications - Apple

    There will also be differences in the cases at the bottom as there is no longer a headphone circular jack but a lightning jack.
    Read more than the Apple Spec Sheet. The device itself is slightly slimmer but the camera reaches out as far so that is the tech spec given. An Apple Leather 6s Case will not fit the 7 nor will the 7 fit the 6s. Also, you are not correct about the lighting jack.

    The 3.5mm jack is gone and replaced to look identical to the other side of the bottom of the device with speakers on both sides. The lighting jack (singular, one jack) is still in the middle and serves to charge as it has for the past recent iPhones or for Apple EarPods or the extension lighting to 3.5mm that comes with the phones to use prior EarPods with if you prefer.
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    Default Re: iPhone 6 cases on iPhone 7

    Thanks for the clarification, and thanks for not posting yet another Otterbox advertisement.
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    Default Re: iPhone 6 cases on iPhone 7

    Quote Originally Posted by donawalt View Post
    Thanks for the clarification, and thanks for not posting yet another Otterbox advertisement.
    Otterbox is great.. and I was using my phone in a Hard Hat area and/or while playing pro rugby, I would get one again.
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    Quote Originally Posted by donawalt View Post
    Thanks for the clarification, and thanks for not posting yet another Otterbox advertisement.
    Your welcome.

    Posted from my iPhone 6s protected by Otterbox
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    Default Re: iPhone 6 cases on iPhone 7

    Quote Originally Posted by RoscosDad View Post
    The 3.5mm jack is gone and replaced to look identical to the other side of the bottom of the device with speakers on both sides.
    There is no speaker on the left.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tartarus View Post
    There is no speaker on the left.
    I could be wrong. I'm just going based on every thing I've seen. And even the cutouts off iPhone 7 and 7 Plus Cases. Plus continual discussion of Stereo Speakers

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    Quote Originally Posted by RoscosDad View Post
    I could be wrong. I'm just going based on every thing I've seen. And even the cutouts off iPhone 7 and 7 Plus Cases.

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    The cutouts are only there to keep the bottom looking symmetrically. It has no function. But I may be wrong about this. I'll know for sure in 6 days unless I read about it first.
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    Default Re: iPhone 6 cases on iPhone 7

    Quote Originally Posted by Tartarus View Post
    The cutouts are only there to keep the bottom looking symmetrically. It has no function. But I may be wrong about this. I'll know for sure in 6 days unless I read about it first.
    We'll both know in a few days but pull up the keynote and you'll clearly see the lighting port and speaker openings on the left and right side.

    That said discussion of stereo sound refers in the keynote to speakers on the top and bottom of the device so I guess we shall see.
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