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Compatible with iPhone 5, 5s AND SE!
Thin, lightweight 2-piece case provides protection against drops, bumps and shock (port covers block entry of dust and debris).
Self-adhesive screen protector, guards against scratches.
Slides easily in and out of pockets.
Includes OtterBox 1-year case warranty (see website for details) and 100% authentic.
You don’t have time to precision pack your briefcase. So, pack along the sleep, slim Commuter Series case — easily fits any crevice in your bag. Featuring a tough two-layer construction, Commuter Series helps keep your phone safe from drops, bumps and life on the go. Plus port plugs stop dust from entering jacks and inputs, so your phone stays clean.
Wireless Phone Accessory
MARINE (GUNMETAL GREY/ADMIRAL BLUE)
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Compared to the iPhone 4S version of this case this is a complete redesign. Part of that was required because of the new dimension, port locations and size of the iPhone 5, but other parts seem to be a genuine attempt at improvements.
Positives --Feels very well protected. --Newer rubber material is more plasticky than previous versions. Better feel, nicer fit and seems less likely to stretch over time. Also doesn't catch when going into the pocket.
Neutral --Edge on the front glass is significant. This doesn't encumber my typing but I am aware of it. Of course, this is part of the protection of this case and is a fair trade-off in my opinion. --General thickness. Definitely distracts from the beauty of an iPhone 5. This is not a flaw in the product, though, just a decisions making point for the consumer. That thickness is, once again, a trade-off for protection.
Negatives --Power button has a ton of resistance while in...
I am not going to write a complete review, but I have to chime in on an 'issue' people are commenting on regarding this case.
No, this case is not sleek, it's a !@$*& otter box. If you bought this case, or are considering buying this case, it's because you want to protect your phone and prevent any damage from occurring. This phone is perfect for that purpose.
It may not still be as small as just the phone in your pocket, but who expects that when they buy an otter box? This case protects my phone great. It has a silicone insert which you put your phone into first, and then you put it into the hard, outer shell. This case even comes with a screen protector. Well worth the money in my opinion.
And on another note, the power button is not as hard to press as people make it sound, and I am sure it will get easier to press the longer you own the case.
The only thing I might say could be improved upon would be to put rubber on the bottom...
Bottom line: The Otterbox Commuter case is great protection for your iPhone 5 investment. And it's sleeker and lighter than the negative reviews might lead you to believe.
My highest priority was to protect this $400 gadget from damage. I also have preschoolers who are additional risks to anything fragile! Check.
At the same time, I wanted something with good design that would fit unobtrusively in my pants or shirt pocket. Check and check.
Also wanted materials that are durable. Time will tell, but my initial analysis indicates check.
FYI, I compared to the Otterbox Defender, which offers more protection, but is bulkier and more noticeable in my pocket. Also compared it to several different Speck cases, which appeared to offer similar protection at the same price, but did not come with a screen protector. Plus, the Otterbox color combinations, from black/white to lime green/navy, accommodate a range of tastes.
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