1. iMore Question's Avatar
    Which is thin and feels better in the hand ?
    I read that the silicone become slippery after some time(?) maybe the texture change after a while, and its attract dust (but easily wo wipe off) or the leather which wears at time.. and made of a real animal... little disturb me..

    what do you recommend? i thought white silicone or saddle brown.
    thanks for any help
    11-23-2015 10:40 AM
  2. andrwstw's Avatar
    Leather all the way imo
    donemt and Dwood1970 like this.
    11-23-2015 10:42 AM
  3. Ticojpunk's Avatar
    I find the silicone to be slippery right out of the package. It's a strange feeling material. It's not slippery the way the naked iPhone is slippery, but it sort of just slides through your grip. The other unfortunately side affect is that it tends to stick in your pocket and collect micro-lint.

    I returned mine after giving it my best effort over a few days.
    11-23-2015 12:58 PM
  4. Dwood1970's Avatar
    Not even close. Leather!
    donemt and robertk328 like this.
    11-23-2015 01:00 PM
  5. eyecrispy's Avatar
    I use the silicon. It's somewhat grippy, but does slowly slide out of your hand if you let it. I have last years leather and it isn't as grippy as the silicone. I don't have the new leather one, so not sure how it compares. But I do like the silicone. Go to an Apple Store and feel them before deciding. They usually have display ones out for you to try on.
    11-23-2015 02:12 PM
  6. umberlaungeng's Avatar
    Can not imagine the silicon can be better, I would recomment leather.
    11-24-2015 05:30 AM
  7. reygza's Avatar
    Silicone is easier to keep clean if it's a light colored case but leather feels much better in the hand.
    11-24-2015 12:52 PM
  8. bigdad84's Avatar
    While it all comes down to personal preference I have to say the Leather cases. They're way better and feel/look like a high quality product you should expect to see from Apple.
    donemt likes this.
    11-27-2015 05:26 PM
  9. Rob Phillips's Avatar
    Welcome to iMore! I own and like them both. The silicone provides slightly better protection because it's rubbery, but the quality of the leather is phenomenal IMHO. The silicone does attract some lint but it wipes off pretty easily. I like the look of the leather over the silicone though, and the blue and saddle brown cases both look great on my silver 6s Plus.
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    11-28-2015 05:28 AM
  10. anni00's Avatar
    I have both the white silicone and the saddle brown leather case.
    The leather feels really nice but I actually prefer the white silicone. It is so easy to keep clean and looks awesome on the rose gold 6S.
    I don't have any problems with lint but I put my iPhone in a sleeve before I throw it into my handbags.
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    11-28-2015 07:27 AM
  11. robertk328's Avatar
    Welcome to iMore! I own and like them both. The silicone provides slightly better protection because it's rubbery, but the quality of the leather is phenomenal IMHO. The silicone does attract some lint but it wipes off pretty easily. I like the look of the leather over the silicone though, and the blue and saddle brown cases both look great on my silver 6s Plus.
    My thoughts too. Just got a new leather to replace my worn out midnight blue. Got the brown leather one. Not as saturated in color as the saddle brown but the saddle brown sure is sharp.

    11-28-2015 07:48 AM
  12. Rob Phillips's Avatar
    My thoughts too. Just got a new leather to replace my worn out midnight blue. Got the brown leather one. Not as saturated in color as the saddle brown but the saddle brown sure is sharp.
    https://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/11...4f8e0e81f4.jpg
    https://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/11...d5efa61549.jpg
    Looks good! It was a close match between the saddle brown and the regular brown for me.
    By the way, Nice Case with Nice Features thank you for sharing it.
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    11-28-2015 08:04 AM
  13. robertk328's Avatar
    Looks good! It was a close match between the saddle brown and the regular brown for me.
    By the way, Nice Case with Nice Features thank you for sharing it.
    I meant to get saddle brown but was in a hurry. Kept thinking it's not as bright as I thought. more subtle, though I may exchange it -- we will see.
    11-28-2015 08:44 AM
  14. Ledsteplin's Avatar
    I have the black leather. Feels great. But have yet to put it on my phone.
    donemt likes this.
    11-28-2015 10:21 AM
  15. TLD1's Avatar
    I've used the black leather case on my last three iPhones almost exclusively, and can't find a case I like any better...or even as well. I've had the "new" one on my 6s for a week or so, and I will tell you that it's a bit slippier out of the box than the "old" model was. I'm pretty sure it will get softer & grippier with use and from the "patina" the leather develops over time.
    donemt likes this.
    01-03-2016 07:57 AM
  16. TripleOne's Avatar
    Leather feels way better.
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    01-16-2016 07:55 PM
  17. Jon Johnson5566's Avatar
    used both. the silicon one is thinner but the leather one feels better in hand. I suggest the silicon white because it is easier to keep clean and can show the phone appearance better.
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    01-20-2016 02:16 AM
  18. anon(73368)'s Avatar
    I've had both and prefer the leather. Feels better in hand. The silicone case felt like I was holding a rubber band. Always got caught taking in and out of my pocket. And it was a lint trap. Jmo
    donemt likes this.
    01-20-2016 08:06 AM
  19. TripleOne's Avatar
    Just bought another Apple leather case (midnight blue)
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    01-22-2016 02:11 AM
  20. firstborn80's Avatar
    I had the leather case for my 6 but I returned after a week. Not because of the way if felt, but because I didn't think it was worth it at the time. I have the white silicone for my 6s plus and I love the way it feels. I really like them both. The only reason I haven't picked up a leather case is because I can't decide on a color.
    01-25-2016 06:49 PM
  21. Brooke5795's Avatar
    I have both the white silicone and the saddle brown leather case.
    The leather feels really nice but I actually prefer the white silicone. It is so easy to keep clean and looks awesome on the rose gold 6S.
    I don't have any problems with lint but I put my iPhone in a sleeve before I throw it into my handbags.
    These are the two colors I have as well. White silicone and saddle brown leather. Using the leather as my main case. If disaster strikes and my saddle brown gets destroyed I will use my white silicone as backup.
    02-07-2016 02:47 AM
  22. ngc's Avatar
    Another vote for leather!

    The silicon one is kinda of a strange material...
    02-11-2016 09:24 AM

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