1. ClickClack's Avatar
    But I had to break down and go get the bulky *** OB defender...

    I had the glass from shield on the phone and it cracked after a drop which they replaced for free ....

    But I'm rough with phones ... I drop a few times a month - I pocket them with keys etc ...

    What pisses me off is the OB isn't waterproof? I mean come on calling yourself the #1 case lacking that aspect is annoying ...

    I'll wait till the lifeproof case is testy though I refuse pay too much for it ...

    Apple is overdue to make a waterproof phone .... Also I think they'd have a huge profit to be made be developing a niche " rugged iPhone "....

    Overall not a terrible case this OBD and it gives me peace of mind for the most part.
    10-17-2014 07:59 AM
  2. E_Brown's Avatar
    Ottterbox actually owns Lifeproof. So they do make a waterproof case, but the defender is not. Not everybody needs a waterproof case. It actually cuts down on call clarity. I had a Lifeproof for my 5S but rarely used it because of this. I honestly don't think a rugged iPhone fits apple. Everything they have is very elegant looking. I don't think a rugged iPhone would do this. Especially when people can buy a case to make it rugged.
    Mason Rasmussen likes this.
    10-17-2014 08:32 AM
  3. roll-tide's Avatar
    1) otterbox defender has NEVER been waterproof, that's what the Preserver is for whenever they release it for the 6

    2) you want a waterproof case like a lifeproof but you don't want to pay too much for it? You want protection like that, it's gonna cost more...that's life.
    robertk328 likes this.
    10-17-2014 11:58 AM
  4. jamesedward318's Avatar
    I had the OB Defender bought for me as a gift. While it is bulky I will admit, it does do the job. I do think I am going to go back to my Tech 21 case and grab a tempered screen protector that Tech 21 makes now.
    10-17-2014 01:57 PM
  5. ClickClack's Avatar
    Great case don't get me wrong .. For protection it's the best you can get ....

    I just think OB is overdue for a WP case ...
    10-17-2014 03:11 PM
  6. roll-tide's Avatar
    Great case don't get me wrong .. For protection it's the best you can get ....

    I just think OB is overdue for a WP case ...
    They have one. It's called the preserver. And before that they had the armor.
    zerog46 likes this.
    10-17-2014 03:12 PM
  7. ClickClack's Avatar
    Save - Football with the kids yesterday : phone in jacket comes spinning out from about 4 feet on cement - if no case , or anything but the OBD the phone is shattered - not a scratch , case Perfect not even a dust mark.
    Whew
    Flapalms239 likes this.
    10-19-2014 07:39 AM
  8. Flapalms239's Avatar
    They have one. It's called the preserver. And before that they had the armor.
    I don't think their WP cases are out yet though...
    10-19-2014 08:53 AM
  9. roll-tide's Avatar
    I don't think their WP cases are out yet though...
    Exactly. My point was that they DO make a waterproof case because that's not what the defender is designed or intended for.
    10-19-2014 09:13 AM
  10. Flapalms239's Avatar
    Exactly. My point was that they DO make a waterproof case because that's not what the defender is designed or intended for.
    Looking forward to seeing what they come out with!
    10-19-2014 10:43 AM
  11. ClickClack's Avatar
    I'm gonna hold off on life proof until I see the WP from OB
    10-19-2014 11:56 AM

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