OtterBox Defender Series Case Review

The OtterBox Defender Series case for the iPhone 3G/3GS, iPod touch 2G/3G, iPhone 4 (coming soon), and the iPad (coming soon) is the most protective iDevice case on the market to date. It’s strength combined with it’s stealth-like design makes it one of a kind and well worth the money. Prices are as follows:

  • iPhone 3G/3GS: $49.95
  • iPod touch 2G/3G: $29.95
  • iPhone 4: $49.95
  • iPad: $89.95

The case features a hard plastic internal shell coupled with a shock-absorbent exterior silicone layer makes for the perfect combination. The plastic shell holds the device in place while protecting virtually every part of the device while the silicone layer provides added support for drops and such while also covering the 30-pin dock connector as well as the headphone jack as to protect against debris that might find it’s way into those ports.

The Defender Series has a cutout on the back to display the Apple logo, however, it has a plastic film on it so that logo’s area is not exposed. There is also a “built-in” screen protector which will still work with a separate screen protector that may be already installed on the device.

The one and only downside that this case has, is the fact that it adds so much bulk, but that is to be expected with such a protective case. I highly recommend picking this case up for yourself and out of the twenty-or-so cases I own, this is my preferred case.

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