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Company: Kane and McHenry Enterprises

Website: www.cellhelmet.com

Model: Cellhelmet

Price: $50

Compatible: iPhone 5

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Kane and McHenry Enterprises Cellhelmet for iPhone 5

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By Nick Guy

Accessories Editor, iLounge ()
Published: Thursday, March 14, 2013
Category: Cases - iPhone, iPhone 5 / 5s

Kane and McHenry Enterprises' Cellhelmet for iPhone 5 ($50) is an example of a case more notable for the services that surround it than the product itself. Coming in eight semitransparent colors, the TPU case is similar to Incipio's NGP. It offers Sleep/Button protection, but no coverage for the volume buttons, and separate openings for the headphone port and microphone, Lightning port, and speaker. The main selling point is the one-year warranty the company includes against physical damage. It excludes liquid damage and scratched aluminum, and requires a $50 handling fee, but users worried about breaking their iPhones might find value in it.

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