Contour debuts Showcase for 2G iPod nano | iLounge News


Contour debuts Showcase for 2G iPod nano


Contour Design has introduced the Showcase nano, a new dual-layer case for the second-generation iPod nano.  The hinged case combines a shock absorbing rubber design with a crystal clear hard case. The Showcase nano features play-through Click Wheel and screen protection, a removable multi-position stainless steel belt clip, and secure sliding latch. The case sells for $33 and will be available the first week of November.

« iLounge debuts iPod Storage Calculator

Munchkin offers iCrib sound system for babies »

Related Stories



Looks nice, but if it’s like the other countour cases I’ve used it seems bulky and thick. I have had two Showcases for full sized iPods and an iSee for a first gen Nano. The iSee was ok but looked like a scuffed mess in a few weeks while the other ones just added way too much heft to the slim lines of the iPod.

This one looks like it will just take away from the small, sleekness of the Nano and put it in a boxy, unelegant container.

Posted by Terry on October 22, 2006 at 2:49 PM (CDT)



Posted by bob on October 22, 2006 at 6:08 PM (CDT)


bob, it’s nice to see some people rember what today is:

Also, $32 is not expensive for an iPod case, especially a Contour one. They really are worth the money.
Terry, it is not bulky and thick, and the only Contour cases to have been bulky and thick were the 3G & 4G versions.

Posted by tom on October 22, 2006 at 8:31 PM (CDT)


I don’t really like the way this one looks and I agree that it’s a bit pricey (although there are sure to be even pricier nano cases that will sell just fine). I’ve decided to give the iSee nano V2 a try and have preordered one. Yes, it’ll probably get scuffed up, but I’m hoping it’ll keep me happy until all the other manufacturers get with the program.

Posted by Railrider on October 23, 2006 at 8:47 PM (CDT)


FYI - Amazon has both the Isee Nano and Showcase Nano up for preorder at a discounted price and you can use Free Shipping on the order. Much better deal IMHO.

Posted by Brian on October 23, 2006 at 8:53 PM (CDT)

If you have a comment, news tip, advertising inquiry, or coverage request, a question about iPods/iPhones/iPad or accessories, or if you sell or market iPod/iPhone/iPad products or services, read iLounge's Comments + Questions policies before posting, and fully identify yourself if you do. We will delete comments containing advertising, astroturfing, trolling, personal attacks, offensive language, or other objectionable content, then ban and/or publicly identify violators.

Commenting is not available in this channel entry.
Sign up for the iLounge Weekly Newsletter


Recent News

Recent Reviews

Recent Articles

Sign up for the iLounge Weekly Newsletter


iLounge is an independent resource for all things iPod, iPhone, iPad, and beyond.
iPod, iPhone, iPad, iTunes, Apple TV, Mac, and the Apple logo are trademarks of Apple Inc.
iLounge is © 2001 - 2014 iLounge, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Terms of Use | Privacy Policy