1. xMatter's Avatar
    I bought my wife the 5c awhile back and she wants a pink camo OtterBox case, like she had on her 4s. OB does not make one for the 5c, only for the 5s. Has anyone used an OB 5s Defender case on their 5c? Does it fit nicely?

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    03-23-2014 08:44 AM
  2. zerog46's Avatar
    I have one for mine and mo sons and they work great. No issues at all.
    03-23-2014 09:57 AM
  3. xMatter's Avatar
    Thanks, I was worried there would be some play within the hard plastic inner shell because of minuet difference in size


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    03-23-2014 10:06 AM
  4. njshoregurlz's Avatar
    I've noticed it did not fit my daughters 5C. It fits my 5s I used the one for the iPhone 5 now have the 5s defender


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    03-23-2014 11:18 AM
  5. xMatter's Avatar
    I've noticed it did not fit my daughters 5C. It fits my 5s I used the one for the iPhone 5 now have the 5s defender


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    Well I just ordered it for the 5c.

    How didn't it fit exactly?


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    03-23-2014 11:32 AM
  6. ajl's Avatar
    The 5C and 5S are two completely different phones. I hope you found the right one, because there is indeed a defender series case for the 5C.

    http://m.otterbox.com/iPhone-5C-Defe...phone-5c-cases




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    03-23-2014 12:12 PM
  7. xMatter's Avatar
    The 5C and 5S are two completely different phones. I hope you found the right one, because there is indeed a defender series case for the 5C.

    http://m.otterbox.com/iPhone-5C-Defe...phone-5c-cases




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    Thanks, but they do not offer camo for 5c. I will just mod the 5s case so it works for her 5c. Groupon had it for 14.99 so if it really does not work, not a huge loss.


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    03-23-2014 12:47 PM
  8. zerog46's Avatar
    Yes the one for the 5 and 5S will not work with the 5C. I have one made for the 5C and it works great.
    03-23-2014 12:48 PM
  9. ajl's Avatar
    Thanks, but they do not offer camo for 5c. I will just mod the 5s case so it works for her 5c. Groupon had it for 14.99 so if it really does not work, not a huge loss.


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    Wish you luck friend.


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    03-23-2014 01:30 PM
  10. njshoregurlz's Avatar
    It would not close the hard piece did not fit


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    03-24-2014 06:51 PM
  11. GingerSnapsBack's Avatar
    I tried using a couple of my sister's 5s cases on my 5c. No go. I couldn't get them to fit at all.

    Maybe you'll have better luck than I did.
    03-28-2014 09:40 AM
  12. xMatter's Avatar
    Thanks for all the input. If my thinking is correct, the 5c is bit thicker than the 5s, so I might try sanding the inside plastic piece to make the 5c fit. I wonder why OB makes a 5s camo case but not a 5c one.


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    03-28-2014 10:09 AM
  13. HAWK's Avatar
    if you get a defender case for the 5s get the one made for the 5. its much better quality and that hole for the finger scanner just allows dust in and after a week you can see dust piled in behind your screen protector. the 5s case was a fail in my opinion. the 5 one is much better.
    03-28-2014 01:16 PM
  14. HAWK's Avatar
    Thanks for all the input. If my thinking is correct, the 5c is bit thicker than the 5s, so I might try sanding the inside plastic piece to make the 5c fit. I wonder why OB makes a 5s camo case but not a 5c one.

    They are going to offer more colors for the phone that sells the most.

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    03-28-2014 01:17 PM
  15. xMatter's Avatar
    if you get a defender case for the 5s get the one made for the 5. its much better quality and that hole for the finger scanner just allows dust in and after a week you can see dust piled in behind your screen protector. the 5s case was a fail in my opinion. the 5 one is much better.
    It said it was 5/5s and had no cover over the Home Button in the picture. It was a deal through Groupon for 14.99.


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    03-28-2014 02:06 PM
  16. frozzy24's Avatar
    I just got OBds case for my 5c. I waited and waited for the release of the "coming soon" light blue one but I figured any if them is better than none (got the next lighter blue cover with white hard shell & holster for my blue 5c, which looks pretty snazzy). It does gather quite a bit of dust behind the screen protector. I've got rheumatoid arthritis and it's going to be tough to open it up for cleaning. Silly me, thought it would at least be a few months before I had to do that. Considering to leave out the screen protector. Aside from that, it helps to have something bigger to hang onto and not be sliding out of my hands. I dropped it once before the case arrived, I cringed.


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    04-02-2014 10:03 AM
  17. xMatter's Avatar
    Well I received and of course it does NOT fit. Volume rocker is in the way and it does have the cover over the home button. There is no way to modify considering the 5c is a lot thicker than the 5. So off to eBay it goes.


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    04-02-2014 10:23 AM
  18. Ledsteplin's Avatar
    I got the OBD for my wife's 5c. The protective screen did not lie flush with the phone's screen. So had to mash down too hard to connect with touch. Returned to Verizon and Otter is sending a free replacement. Hope it works!
    Update: The replacement from Otterbox works great. I returned the first one to Verizon. The replacement from Otter was free. The protective screen lies flush now. Haven't yet noticed an issue with dust and debris.


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    04-02-2014 12:57 PM
  19. Septembersrain's Avatar
    I never can do the Defender series ones. The built in screen protectors never lay flat or they do weird effects on the screen.

    I end up buying the Commuter series instead.


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    04-03-2014 10:48 AM
  20. HAWK's Avatar
    I never can do the Defender series ones. The built in screen protectors never lay flat or they do weird effects on the screen.

    I end up buying the Commuter series instead.


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    The defender has it's place in the world for construction workers, loggers that sort of thing but I agree not the best looking and convenient


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    04-03-2014 10:54 AM
  21. Ledsteplin's Avatar
    I never can do the Defender series ones. The built in screen protectors never lay flat or they do weird effects on the screen.

    I end up buying the Commuter series instead.


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    That's true with the 5c case. But I've never had that issue on my 4 and 5.


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    04-03-2014 11:01 AM
  22. GingerSnapsBack's Avatar
    The defender has it's place in the world for construction workers, loggers that sort of thing but I agree not the best looking and convenient


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    I am neither a logger or in construction. I just didn't want to shatter the screen on my $600 phone when I had one on my 4s.
    04-03-2014 03:38 PM
  23. HAWK's Avatar
    I am neither a logger or in construction. I just didn't want to shatter the screen on my $600 phone when I had one on my 4s.
    Yeah I'm not knocking anyone who uses one. I'm just saying there not convenient. To some people 600.00 is mega money so protecting a phone that they can't replace is probably a good idea


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    04-03-2014 08:58 PM
  24. xMatter's Avatar
    I was never a fan of OB. The plastic screen gets scratched and scuff easily, as well as dust underneath constantly. The outer rubber pulls away after about a month or so. I prefer Incipio. Their cases aren't as rugged, but protect the device and easily slide in and out of pockets. Plus their edges are just enough to cover a screen protector, so the entire phone is covered. I bought her an Incipio first, which she is still using, but she wants pink camo and apparently OB has ALL the market on that.


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    04-04-2014 07:05 PM

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