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Company: Essential TPE


Model: Iro

Price: $25

Compatible: iPhone 4

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Essential TPE Iro Case for iPhone 4

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By Jeremy Horwitz

Editor-in-Chief, iLounge ()
Published: Monday, February 7, 2011
Category: Cases - iPhone, iPhone 4 / 4S

Like many other companies, Essential TPE has developed an iPhone 4 hard plastic shell; this one's called Iro Case ($25) and comes in six different colors, including the clear, baby blue, black, and tan versions here. The only major differences between Iro and many rivals we've seen is TPE's use of thicker, curved plastic to improve the iPhone 4's feel in your hand -- something that makes the device more like an iPhone 3GS -- and its inclusion of both front and back film protectors for the device's class. Extremely slick glossy finish makes the case, and possibly your iPhone 4, slip right in and out of a hand.


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