Beyond Cell's Tri-Shield rugged case series offers outdoor enthusiast the protection they need for outdoor activities. Now with the new 2013 color series in multiple designs, your device, does not have to suffer from dull boring plain colors. The Tri-Shield multi layer design offers solid extreme protection. First line of defense is a multi thickness shock absorbing durable silicone skin with reinforced 4.5mm corners for drop protection. Silicone mini shock pads have been strategically placed throughout the inside of silicone skin to offer further shock absorbing protection. The Tri-Shield includes built in port covers to keep the outdoor elements out. Second layer of defense is a durable rubberized polycarbonate two piece plastic hard shell that wraps the device, offering further impact resistance from daily outdoor activity and misfortunes. When it comes time to relax and watch a video, use the built in kickstand. The third layer of protection is the addition of a screen protector. This added with the Lay-on-Face design, will prevent the screen from touching the surface when laid flat.