First Look: GelaSkins HardCase for iPhone 4/4S | iLounge

2014 iPad iPhone iPod Buyers' Guide from iLounge.com

Reviews

Not RatedNot Rated

Company: GelaSkins

Website: www.GelaSkins.com

Model: HardCase

Price: $35

Compatible: iPhone 4/4S

Share This Article:

GelaSkins HardCase for iPhone 4/4S

Author's pic

By Nick Guy

Accessories Editor, iLounge ()
Published: Wednesday, February 1, 2012
Category: Cases - iPhone, iPhone 4 / 4S

For years, GelaSkins has made decorative stickers for pretty much every consumer electronics device imaginable, including iPads, iPhones, and iPods. HardCase ($35) represents the first time the company has branched out to something different; rather than a sticker, it's a polycarbonate shell for the iPhone 4 or 4S. While we're not enthusiastic about shells for the easily-damaged glass iPhones, the big selling point here is design. As with all of the company's previous products, users get to choose from the hundreds of graphics available on GelaSkins' web site, or create their own. The shell itself is about as standard as they come, leaving the top and bottom edges of the iPhone fully exposed, and featuring one opening for the silent switch and volume buttons. An iPhone 3G/3GS version of HardCase is also available, and costs $30.

Discuss

Editors' Note: iLounge only reviews products in "final" form, but many companies now change their offerings - sometimes several times - after our reviews have been published. This iLounge article provides more information on this practice, known as revving.

Related First Looks + Reviews

Recent Accessory News

Shop for Accessories: Cases, speakers, chargers, etc.