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OtterBox Defender Series Case for iPhone 5 (Discontinued by Manufacturer) (Not for iPhone 5C) Retail Packaging - Black

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  • Shock-absorbing and impact-deflecting materials completely cover your device along with a built-in screen protector that guards against damage to your touch screen
  • Multi-layer case made to withstands drops, bumps, dust and shock
  • Rugged, protective case made for demanding conditions, heavy use and random accidents
  • Not compatible with Apple iPhone 5C
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Product Description

Color: Black | Product Packaging: Retail

The Defender Series iPhone 5 case was designed for demanding conditions, heavy use and random accidents. Three layers of defense include a plastic shell that cushions the iPhone while a built-in screen protector prevents scratches and smudges. The rubber layer wraps around the inner shell, creating a practically indestructible iPhone 5 case. A holster is included and doubles as a viewing stand. The Defender Series case for the iPhone 5 will protect your investment from drops, dust and other accidents The Defender Series iPhone 5 case was designed for demanding conditions, heavy use and random accidents. Three layers of defense include a plastic shell that cushions the iPhone while a built-in screen protector prevents scratches and smudges. The rubber layer wraps around the inner shell, creating a practically indestructible iPhone 5 case. A holster is included and doubles as a viewing stand. The Defender Series case for the iPhone 5 will protect your investment from drops, dust and other accidents

Product Details

Color: Black | Product Packaging: Retail
  • Product Dimensions: 7 x 4 x 1 inches ; 5.6 ounces
  • Shipping Weight: 5.6 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Shipping: This item is also available for shipping to select countries outside the U.S.
  • ASIN: B00974L60S
  • Item model number: 77-22108
  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10,971 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #964 in Cell Phones & Accessories (See Top 100 in Cell Phones & Accessories)
  • Discontinued by manufacturer: Yes
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Technical Details

Color: Black | Product Packaging: Retail
  • Size (LWH): 7 inches, 4 inches, 1 inches
  • Weight: 5.6 ounces
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Customer Reviews

I have dropped the phone a few times with no damage at all.
Nadlor
There are also air bubbles that I can't seem to get rid of on the screen from the built in screen protector.
jgrl21
Great case - protects the phone well, however its a bit bulky.
Wayne Chin

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

803 of 861 people found the following review helpful By Gabriel Marcial on September 24, 2012
Product Packaging: RetailColor Name: Black
Review Update (5/28)

I recently switched to another case after over 7 months of hard use. Three reasons: 1) aesthetics, 2) the headphone jack, and 3)the screen protector. I've left my original review intact after the break.

Summary: While this case is no longer the best protection available for the iPhone 5, it's a great value as a solid no-frills case. This case is still compelling at its new price point despite how long its been on the market. See my original review below for more detail.

Additional Thoughts: The headphone jack issue and screen protector feel ultimately had me searching for a new case. Many of the newer cases, including some from Otter Box, are much more feature-rich and offer even better protection than this case at higher price points.

Updated Aesthetics: The utilitarian look and feel of the case turns out to have at least one major benefit: you can beat this case up without guilt. I had several major drops and bumps with this case. The result? Zero damage to the iPhone and negligible visible damage to the Otter Box rubber bumper. My newer case, while nicer to look at, doesn't tolerate wear and tear nearly as well.

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Original Review (9/24)

Summary: If you're looking for the best protection for your iPhone 5 right now, this is the case you're looking for. The fit on the iPhone 5 is superb, and the peace of mind it will bring you is worth the cost of entry if protection is the utmost priority. The case makes some compromises to afford you that protection, which could be a dealbreaker if you're not totally onboard with a bulkier case. I'll detail those below.

Installation: Installation is a breeze if you've ever used an OtterBox case before (I hadn't).
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722 of 787 people found the following review helpful By FreeSpirit TOP 100 REVIEWER on September 20, 2012
Product Packaging: RetailColor Name: Black Verified Purchase
I got my iPhone 5 today (through carrier sources) though it's yet to be activated and the first thing I did naturally was put the Otterbox Defender case on it. I had the Defender for my 3GS and it protected my phone all these years. Didn't have the iPhone 4/4S so I can't compare it to that. Quick impressions so far:

PROTECTION - Protection wise, the iPhone 5 Defender is at par with the 3GS. Industrial grade protection with complete coverage. Same concept and overall design, though the silicone feels slightly thicker and more solid in the 5. The silicone has a matte finish compared to the smooth finish in the 3GS, which hopefully should help avoid dust and lint - this was the only drawback with the 3GS case, it needed cleaning frequently.

BUTTONS/PORTS - Power and volume buttons are covered with silicone shaped like the buttons themselves. No problem pressing either of these buttons with the silicone. The headphone jack, charging port, and silent button have silicone plugs that can be pulled out to expose the jacks. (TIP - to open the plugs, insert nail and push the top silicone part higher to get behind the plug to pull it out. Hope this makes sense. The headphone plug is tiny and it can take some time getting used to opening it). The charging port plug, when opened, keeps snapping back into the case, which means it has to be held open with one hand to insert the charger. Insignificant issue, and I'm hoping that with use, this piece will loosen up a bit so that it stays open if needed. Opening at the back for the Apple logo is covered with a transparent plastic film. The front camera/speaker, the back camera/flash, and the two speakers at the bottom are left open and are the only exposed parts of the phone.
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342 of 389 people found the following review helpful By Hi2u on September 28, 2012
Product Packaging: RetailColor Name: Black Verified Purchase
I have owned and used an Otterbox case for my iPhone 4 and my iPad 2 and now, finally, for my iPhone 5.

These cases are great and offer a lot of protection. With that being said, you have to anticipate this case making your phone a little bit bulkier. I personally tend to love the added "bulk" that this case adds to my phone because I have very large hands and long fingers. This case gives my phone the extra bulk needed to allow me to grip it and text without letting my hands get fatigued or painful.

As with all of their other products, this case is extremely well-made and fits the phone perfectly. If you've never owned an Otterbox before then perhaps you should check out some pictures before deciding if this case is right for you. If you've ever owned an Otterbox... Then you know exactly how great these things are.

Here's a funny side story:

I once left my iPhone 4 (inside of its Otterbox, of course) on the of the roof of my car after the gym and drove away. While going 50 m.p.h I heard a huge "thud" on the side of my door and had no clue as to what it was. Long story short, I realized that my phone had basically fallen off of the roof, slammed into my door and hit the pavement and was completely fine. The case and the phone didn't even have a dent.
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205 of 278 people found the following review helpful By SK on September 22, 2012
Product Packaging: RetailColor Name: Black
If you're looking for something to protect your phone while it bounces around the bottom of your Jeep, this is the case for you. It looks so tough, in fact, I bet you could run over it with a car--though I won't be testing that theory with mine. Lol

BUT-- it is HUGE. And it is HEAVY. With this case on, the iPhone 5 is bigger than the 4. And the case sits so high off the screen (like the screen is in a level ditch) and so close to the edge of the screen, it makes it really uncomfortable to do basic tasks. Like write an Amazon review. Or text, email, play games...
It's exceedingly annoying.
I would have kept this case despite the size and weight if not for the screen real estate intrusion.
For me, it's a major deal breaker.
Getting something else.
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