OtterBox Armor Series for iPhone 5 offers ultimate protection and easy installation

OtterBox Armor Series for iPhone 5 offers ultimate protection and easy installation

Summary: OtterBox makes some fantastic protective cases and their most comprehensive coverage ever is now provided in the Armor Series. I like that it is also very easy to use with your iPhone 5 too.


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    Inserting the lanyard

    The package also comes with a lanyard that you insert into the front piece before you attach and secure the back. A lanyard can be helpful for field work, and I tested the case with the lanyard attached and removed.

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    My iPhone 5 in the front section of the Armor Series

    The clear material can also be found over the display and the sensors above the display. I have an iSkin on my iPhone 5 and even with this on my phone it fits well.

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    Corner with iPhone 5 inserted

    After placing your iPhone 5 down face first into front piece, you then take the rear cover piece and slide the left side of it down in to where the integrated pieces fit into the front slots. It is great to see heavy rubber material, colored, take up most of the back as it offers protection and shock support for the case. There is also clear material over the camera and flash openings.

Topics: Mobility, Apple, iPhone, Reviews, Smartphones

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