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Company: Quirky

Website: www.Quirky.com

Model: Beamer

Price: $38

Compatible: iPhone 3G/3GS

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Quirky Beamer Case for iPhone 3G/3GS

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By Jeremy Horwitz

Editor-in-Chief, iLounge ()
Published: Monday, June 28, 2010
Category: Cases - iPhone, iPhone 3G / 3GS

Originally announced back in 2009, Quirky's Beamer Case for iPhone 3G/3GS ($38) seems a little long in the tooth at this point, but enables users of the now-discontinued iPhone 3G and still active iPhone 3GS to add an LED flash to the back of their devices. Pressing a button on the side of the soft touch rubber case activates a bright white light for four seconds, providing temporary illumination under lighting conditions that would otherwise be unfavorable for exposing photos. A battery compartment inside hides a replaceable watch-style lithium disc battery, and though the slide-off bottom piece could have used a little bit of additional tweaking to ensure a perfect fit, the case does come together properly on an iPhone, and looks pretty good.

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