1. 2oh1's Avatar
    I used a bumper with my iPhone 4 and really liked it, but Apple isn't making a bumper for the iPhone 5. I saw that another company was making a bumper, but I don't think I want a bumper this time anyway.

    Any recommendations for a minimalist case worthy of this slim sexy beast of an iPhone?
    09-21-2012 03:12 PM
  2. trandz's Avatar
    I'd say the barely there by case-mate
    09-21-2012 03:16 PM
  3. Ginbill's Avatar
    Either the case mate or maybe something by Speck. Their i5 cases became available this morning. Unfortunately the color I want isn't available until a 1 or 1.5 months later though.
    09-21-2012 03:54 PM
  4. IIJBII's Avatar
    I'd say the barely there by case-mate
    +1 on the barely there by case-mate. Has on on my 4S and loved it.
    09-21-2012 03:56 PM
  5. salscott's Avatar
    Apple isn't, but there are bumpers for the 5......go to amazon.
    09-21-2012 04:14 PM
  6. 2oh1's Avatar
    Apple isn't, but there are bumpers for the 5......go to amazon.
    I know. But I don't think a bumper makes sense this time since the back isn't glass.
    09-21-2012 04:31 PM
  7. jonmark's Avatar
    I went to Best Buy earlier and picked up a clear TPU case made by Rocket Fish for about 20 bucks .. You can barely tell it's on there because it's crystal clear, still shows the device beautifully, and it protects well from surface scratches.
    09-21-2012 05:16 PM
  8. koolhand79's Avatar
    Attachment 19140
    Just got this one from best buy. I think it was $20 or so

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    09-21-2012 05:19 PM
  9. IIJBII's Avatar
    Attachment 19140
    Just got this one from best buy. I think it was $20 or so

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    Can you post a pict of how it looks on the phone? I may be interested in this. I looked at one that may be similar but had a blue side (may have been the insert not the case).
    09-21-2012 05:35 PM
  10. yaynative's Avatar
    Rocketfish "new iphone" soft shell clear case. Its transparent and does not add bulk or take away from the phones looks one bit.

    Best Buy $24.99
    09-21-2012 06:56 PM
  11. LCW's Avatar
    with the iphone 5 being so thin to start off with, i decided to get a "maximalist" case - otterbox defender... after going naked with my iphones since the original, through to my 4S, I'm going the pu$$y route with my 5, and protecting it to the max so I can sell it with nary a scratch next year... something I wish I could say for my 4S, but it's got "signs of use"...

    the iphone 5 defender case isn't as obnoxiously thick as previous iphone cases thanks to the 5 being SOOOO thin to start off with...
    09-21-2012 10:41 PM
  12. ups925's Avatar
    incipio has always been nice for me. I ordered two of their feather cases. Hopefully its the nice soft plastic of my 9850 silicrylic case. That stuff is awesome. Im still looking for a hardshell case with silicone inside.
    09-21-2012 10:48 PM
  13. benjimen's Avatar
    SwitchEasy Nude -- comes in several colors, gloss or matte finish -- I went for the 'UltraClear' one, it shipped and arrives on Monday: iPhone 5 cases | NUDE For iPhone 5 | SwitchEasy
    09-22-2012 01:44 AM
  14. Raptor007's Avatar
    I got the speck products candyshell matte finish case in black. its thin yet covers the top/bottom better. I have had the Case-Mate breathe minimalist case on my iP4S and did not care for it, first no top or bottom protection and worse was all the dirt that came through the tiny holes on the back. Fortunately I put a screen protector on it and kept it looking like new.
    09-23-2012 02:56 PM
  15. kilofoxtrot's Avatar
    Attachment 19140
    Just got this one from best buy. I think it was $20 or so

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    I got this one today... its basically a bumper case with a clear protective back. Adds little bulk to the phone. I like it.
    09-23-2012 02:59 PM
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