Review: RooCase Gelledge for iPhone 6

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RooCase’s Gelledge ($30) case for iPhone 6 provides full, lightweight device protection at a low price point. Unlike other similar cases that feature a snap-on front cover, Gelledge uses a clear plastic snap-on piece to cover the back of the iPhone 6 — the device is initially inserted into a case that’s equivalent to a thin, flexible bumper with a thin plastic film attached to cover the phone’s screen. Though the implementation may be different, the overall effect once in use is that of a light case with button coverage and port protection — small tabs can be pulled back to access the Lightning and headphone ports.

Review: RooCase Gelledge for iPhone 6


Review: RooCase Gelledge for iPhone 6
Review: RooCase Gelledge for iPhone 6
Review: RooCase Gelledge for iPhone 6

While Gelledge fits well and offers nearly complete protection of an iPhone 6 — there are only open holes for the Touch ID, ringer switch, and rear camera — the material is so lightweight that we’re not sure how it will stand up to a high drop on a hard surface. The case shouldn’t be confused with any heavy-duty options, but it does offer some degree of protection, and the button coverage is nice and responsive. Gelledge is a light case that shows off the iPhone 6 in full, and it earns our general recommendation.

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Our Rating

B
Recommended

Company and Price

Company: RooCase

Model: Gelledge

Price: $30

Compatible: iPhone 6

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Phil Dzikiy

Phil Dzikiy was the Editor-in-Cheif at iLounge. He mostly edited and oversaw all site editorial content, managed staff and freelancers, made the final call on product review grades and awards, and led online coverage of all Apple events and live coverage of the International CES in 2015.