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CES 2023: OtterBox unveils OtterGrip Symmetry Series iPhone case

OtterBox built a collapsible grip directly into its Symmetry Series iPhone case, announced ahead of CES 2023, and it looks pretty darn cool.
Written by Jason Cipriani, Contributing Writer
Three OtterGrip cases in black, dusty pink, and gray blue

OtterBox on Tuesday announced its latest iPhone case, the OtterGrip Symmetry Series for the iPhone 13 and the entire iPhone 14 lineup, ahead of CES 2023. OtterBox's Symmetry cases are known for being slimmer than its more rugged Defender cases, while still providing an extra layer of protection. 

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With the OtterGrip version of the Symmetry Series, OtterBox is keeping true to its Symmetry style but adding a handy tool -- a grip that's embedded in the case itself.

You pull it out, similar to how a Pop Socket works, slide a couple of fingers into the grip, and then when you're done, you push it back in. The grip rotates 360 degrees so you're not locked into a specific direction.

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The OtterGrip Symmetry Series case will launch next month at $60, and comes in multiple colors and patterns. The case was named a CES Innovation Awards Honoree. (Read more about innovative tech at CES 2023 here).

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Image: OtterBox

Best of all? OtterBox spent the time to ensure that the grip wouldn't interfere with Apple's MagSafe tech. Meaning, you can still attach MagSafe accessories, including chargers, to the case and it won't interfere. 

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The pop-out grip isn't strong enough to double as a stand, but OtterBox has a solution for that, too: the OtterBox Post Up for MagSafe. The $25 accessory attaches to the back of your MagSafe iPhone and acts as a kickstand to prop your phone up for Netflix binge sessions or FaceTime calls.

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