OtterBox Defender Series Case for iPhone 5: The Best iPhone 5 Case Available
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I loved this case for my iPhone 5C The sad part is that it broke at the bottom of the charger port. When I went back to get another one Future Shop only had the commuters. I would recommend this case to someone any day.
I have an OtterBox Defender case for my iPhone 5S. It is the first defender case I have had, and I really like it. It is very well make, and well worth the money.
IMO the case is too bulky; I don't plan to protect my iPhone 5 from nuclear attack! (grin) Different strokes, etc.
I used to like the Otterbox Defender series until I had a 4S. After that, I realized that, while it did offer good protection, it was extremely bulky, so I set out to find a better case that did all of the same things that the Otterbox series did but took up less space. I recommend, for the iPhone 5 and 5S, the series by Case-Mate called the Case-Mate Tough Xtreme.
It is very similar to the Otterbox in that it has multiple pieces. It has a plastic piece with a built-in screen protector on top that fits over your iPhone. Then, that piece fits into a very tightly fitting rubberized piece. It offers, in my opinion, equally as much protection as the Otterbox Defender cases, but is a far slimmer design. Of note, make sure that if you look into getting this case, you find one that specifically states that it is for the 5S if that is the phone you have. Hope this helps.