1. briankeith513's Avatar
    Hey guys, I'm having a hard time with this decision. Trying to compare all of the pros and cons for the Commuter vs. DualPro for the iPhone 5. If you've tried or own both, please share your detailed comparisons and opinions.
    10-03-2012 12:00 PM
  2. Gaidin43's Avatar
    I have the otter box and love it. It adds just enough size to make the phone comfortable and still fit easily into arm bands for running or my pocket without having to take it out of the case. This version is way smaller then the iPhone 4 one and it better made. I also have a case mate pop! Which is much thinner then the iPhone 4 version. I used to solely use the pop on my 4, but have moved over to the otter box for my 5.

    Like I said fits great, looks great, and protects the phone perfectly. Button response is quick and doesn't take much force.
    10-03-2012 02:33 PM
  3. sunrat39's Avatar
    I have the dual pro and I love it. Otterbox offers great protection but its too bulky for me. I am generally pretty careful with my phone so I feel like the dual pro offers enough protection. I used to have an NGP for my 4s and I wish they had some for the 5. Try them out at a store and see, but the dual pro ( black on my black phone) looks great.
    10-03-2012 02:38 PM
  4. briankeith513's Avatar
    Thanks, guys
    10-03-2012 05:03 PM
  5. MRSBROWN2006's Avatar
    I used the defender and commuter series by otterbox. The new defender isn't as bulky. The commuter is like the happy medium. I rotated those with a mophie juice pack plus during my brief run with the4s. Right now on my five I am rocking a zagg shield and defender combined.


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    10-03-2012 05:24 PM
  6. briankeith513's Avatar
    I used the defender and commuter series by otterbox. The new defender isn't as bulky. The commuter is like the happy medium. I rotated those with a mophie juice pack plus during my brief run with the4s. Right now on my five I am rocking a zagg shield and defender combined.


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    Cool, so the Zagg Shield doesn't come off at all or get messed up at all, with the Defender on? And do you have the full body shield?


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    10-03-2012 05:39 PM
  7. MRSBROWN2006's Avatar
    I do have the full body shield. Its only been a day but so far so good.


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    10-03-2012 05:56 PM
  8. Gaidin43's Avatar
    With the commuter and an spg screen protector it's prefect and doesn't bubble or come off at all.
    10-03-2012 06:09 PM
  9. briankeith513's Avatar
    With the commuter and an spg screen protector it's prefect and doesn't bubble or come off at all.
    Ah, so you are not using a spg full busy protector?
    10-03-2012 06:36 PM
  10. Glass of OJ's Avatar
    I used the defender and commuter series by otterbox. The new defender isn't as bulky. The commuter is like the happy medium. I rotated those with a mophie juice pack plus during my brief run with the4s. Right now on my five I am rocking a zagg shield and defender combined.


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    I don't get why people need cases like the defender. You get a thin, classy looking phone only to put a bulky, ugly *** case on it? Are you that clumsy that you can't just keep a hold of your phone?
    10-03-2012 07:06 PM
  11. MRSBROWN2006's Avatar
    I don't get why people need cases like the defender. You get a thin, classy looking phone only to put a bulky, ugly *** case on it? Are you that clumsy that you can't just keep a hold of your phone?
    Hmmm. I work in a hospital environment. A place where anything can happen. I have a young child and a dog, so yes better to take my preferred precautions than to have a broken iphone later. I had two otterboxes a mophie and bookbook for my 4s and am doing the same on my five. Thank goodness that I am entitled to do as I please with the Phone that I paid for.


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    10-03-2012 07:17 PM
  12. Gaidin43's Avatar
    Ah, so you are not using a spg full busy protector?
    Nope just the front for now and left the back screen on from when I bought it and just cut the tab off the bottom and a box around the camera until I get the best skins full body for the back and sides.
    10-03-2012 07:58 PM
  13. briankeith513's Avatar
    I don't get why people need cases like the defender. You get a thin, classy looking phone only to put a bulky, ugly *** case on it? Are you that clumsy that you can't just keep a hold of your phone?
    I created a thread entitled, "Otterbox Commuter Vs. Incipio DualPro???" So, I'm asking for a comparison of the 2 cases. You hijack this thread to mention that cases are ugly, and you don't know why they get certain cases? Why do you feel the need to do this, instead of actually staying on topic? Obviously, you have nothing to say that addresses the comparisons between the 2 cases that I mentioned, so why are you here?
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    10-03-2012 09:56 PM
  14. snuffleupagus99's Avatar
    While I have no experience with the otterbox, I absolutely love my dualpro. Not bulky, still feel well protected. I have a trident aegis I bought on a Whim, but found it too freaking big so aegis was retired when dualpro arrived.
    10-03-2012 11:01 PM
  15. Ringfinger's Avatar
    I am leaning toward a dual pro myself.
    10-04-2012 10:51 AM
  16. CandyBean's Avatar
    never used the dual pro but i've used commuter. personally, i think the incipio dualpro looks much better~
    10-05-2012 08:51 PM
  17. moskins's Avatar
    Had the OtterBox Commuter on my 4 but decided to go with the DualPro for my 5. Very happy about my decision. DualPro is very sleek with little added bulk.
    10-05-2012 11:11 PM
  18. Garz's Avatar
    I prefer the commuter. And the commuter is not very bulky.
    10-06-2012 12:18 AM

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