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Company: SwitchEasy

Website: www.switcheasy.com

Model: Reptile

Price: $29

Compatible: iPhone 3G, 3GS

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SwitchEasy Reptile for iPhone 3G + 3GS

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By Jeremy Horwitz

Editor-in-Chief, iLounge ()
Published: Monday, January 4, 2010
Category: Cases - iPhone, iPhone 3G / 3GS

Though SwitchEasy has experimented before with reptilian plastic cases, Reptile ($29) for iPhone 3G and 3GS is a largely new and different take on the same theme: the soft plastic main case has a crocodile skin texture on the back, unusually held firm with a hard plastic side, top, and bottom frame that detaches from Reptile's back half. This design has some less than positive consequences: small and inflexible headphone port and Dock Connector holes, each aided by twin included protectors and Dock Adapters, but not with a headphone port extender. Screen film, a video stand, a cleaning cloth, and a film installation squeegee are included; five colors are available.

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