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ok, but not up to Incipio quality
Pros: Unique look, Incipio quality, Open access to all buttons and ports
Cons: Slippery, Painted faux brushed aluminum isn't durable, Not the best fit
Other Thoughts: I own three Incipio cases for previous generations of iPhones and all of them are superb, so I figured I couldn't go wrong with this one. Unfortunately I was wrong. This case looks great with the faux aluminum backside and it fits well--except on the left side where the large open hole for the volume buttons and mute slider. Because of this cut-out, the plastic is not rigid enough and doesn't fit as tightly as it does on the right side (where there are no cut-outs). I love that the top and bottom are wide open so all ports and buttons are easily accessible. This can also be a curse because your phone may be damaged if dropped on the top or bottom where the case does not cover the phone. The backside is painted and started chipping away in under two weeks of light use. The phone sits in my pocket with my keys for a few minutes a day while I walk from my car to my office, then sits flat on my desk for the rest of the day. Very unusual wear. The Plexitonium material is very light and rigid but it's also very slippery. The sides are also curved ever so slightly so it's actually difficult to grab quickly when sitting flat on a flat surface. I've actually dropped it twice on my desk when grabbing for it too quickly--fortunately the case provided enough protection so nothing happened to my phone. Overall I'm disappointed with this purchase and have to go through the pains of returning it for a refund so I can buy another case :( I tried to exchange it directly with Incipio but they denied me because I didn't buy it direct from them. Newegg's service is above and beyond as usual though and is the reason this review isn't a 1-star review.
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