1. EmceeGeek's Avatar
    This is my overview of the newly designed Defender Case for the iPad 3, it also fits the iPad 2 for those of you who are curious to know. Best Buy sales it for $99 but on there website its $89 plus shipping but if you google around you can find a promo code (which I always do! lol) I also use Mr Rebates (sign up if you haven't) and that helps me save a little change and I get it back. Mr Rebates also tells you promos that different websites are running, so.... that can help too!

    Point of this thread is to give us your thoughts of the new design versus the old design; and what you think about the Defender case if you own one. If you don't like OtterBox I do have a review video of the Griffin Survivor case, you can check that out on my YouTube channel too but I like this a lot more! Any other rugged cases you all prefer?




    I'm perfectly happy with the case overall, the silicon isn't too thick or bulky; Its very sleek and thin now. You don't have to worry about the port covers stretching out of shape anymore or worry about lint sticking to the silicon like the previous models. I think they're truly stepping it up! *thumbs up*
    Last edited by EmceeGeek; 04-01-2012 at 12:16 AM.
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    04-01-2012 12:09 AM
  2. summerlin18's Avatar
    I m using this case with my iPad 2, and I have to say, I don't think I would rather have any other case. This one is very well designed and STOUT. It makes the iPad feel good when holding it, and I am not afraid to throw it in my book bag in between classes. Well worth the money. The screen protector being built in is wonderful as well. It beats the heck out of any screen protector out there
    04-04-2012 10:38 PM
  3. EmceeGeek's Avatar
    I m using this case with my iPad 2, and I have to say, I don't think I would rather have any other case. This one is very well designed and STOUT. It makes the iPad feel good when holding it, and I am not afraid to throw it in my book bag in between classes. Well worth the money. The screen protector being built in is wonderful as well. It beats the heck out of any screen protector out there
    I agree 100%!! Thanks for your thoughts.
    04-09-2012 07:12 PM
  4. makya53's Avatar
    I have the Otterbox and think its crap. The seidio active looks and feels better. Less then $50 on amazon but I had to put a separate screen protector on it. I used both for a few days on the job and hands down seidio rocks.
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    04-09-2012 09:27 PM
  5. mfm77's Avatar
    The Otterbox looks good with the exception of the screen protector. All indications are that it ruins the look of the retina display screen.
    04-12-2012 02:18 PM
  6. jjcasillas15's Avatar
    I got the Otterbox Defender on Monday and am returning it later today. There is no doubt that this case protects the iPad but I can't stand the screen protector. It takes away from the retina display of the iPad 3... Almost thinking of just keeping the case but cutting out the screen protector.... I probably would if it hadn't cost so much...Off to Best Buy!!
    04-25-2012 07:13 PM
  7. Alli's Avatar
    It's nice to see they upped their game. I got the last Defender for the iPad 2 and wound up giving it away. The rubber kept coming off and it was just bulky beyond belief.
    04-25-2012 09:41 PM
  8. dino195's Avatar
    Mine came about three days after I got my new iPad. I use it for work which is outdoors for me. Great protection while in the field but I prefer to take it out of the case when I am at home or in the office. It does the job I want it to in the field. I'm not afraid to store it in a small backpack or carry it around with me on the job site when I need to. I am not necessarily looking for the ultimate resolution or user experience while working. I am more interested in protection, function and utility at work. I use it in conjunction with the Otterbox Latch and it's great at work. Today I hung it in a tree with the carabiner that is supplied with the latch and secured it at eye level so I could work.

    When I get home I like to take it out of the case and just use it with the smart cover so I can get the great look and feel of the stand alone iPad.
    04-26-2012 01:35 AM
  9. Brickman's Avatar
    That looks a lot slimmer than the old one. Nice!
    04-26-2012 08:33 AM
  10. anon(153966)'s Avatar
    If my Zagg Folio doesn't get here soon (been waiting almost three weeks), I'll cancel it and just get an Otterbox case. I have an Otterbox case for the other gadgets
    04-26-2012 09:29 AM
  11. justinkk2005's Avatar
    I would recommend tearing out the screen cover and replacing it with a clear one from ebay... That's what I did with the otterbox and couldn't be happier.

    Also i've tried to list my iPad and all accessories for sale on this forum and every time it gets sent to an admin and then never gets listed, second time this has happened.. never happens on howardforums.
    05-03-2012 09:05 AM
  12. EmceeGeek's Avatar
    Also i've tried to list my iPad and all accessories for sale on this forum and every time it gets sent to an admin and then never gets listed, second time this has happened.. never happens on howardforums.
    I'm assuming you're not doing it right. All you do is go into marketplace, read the stickies as to what to put for the listing, and post the thread. Simple; or you can use howardforums.... =\
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    05-03-2012 11:12 AM
  13. Alli's Avatar
    justin - with 11 posts, you're not going to list anything on this forum.

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    05-03-2012 01:33 PM
  14. Petersf's Avatar
    I have been using otterbox for my iphone so I gone for otterbox itself for my iPad. Last month I got a case from a seller called sfplanet.com which my colleague suggested me to buy from there as they have free shipping for the cases as well as low price. I went for it and got a nice one
    05-23-2012 06:55 PM
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