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  • Rebel Scholar Case for iPhone 3G / 3GS, Incase Beware! (GIVEAWAY ENDED)
    This is a review of the Rebel Scholar case, which definitely is a grand competitor to the reigning Incase sliders!


    If you haven't heard of Rebel Scholar, it's not surprising as they've <s>just</s> become the new kid on the block - but you'll be glad to know about them. They have great packaging and ship stuff fast - I received my package in only 3 days.






    They make cases very similar to most people's favorite, the Incase sliders, but with a 'twist' added - they have pretty cool designs printed on the back! And the printed ones cost the same as the normal Incase sliders. You'll love them, if the smaller color range doesn't bug you.








    I have tried both their special 'Mystery Meat' collection and the normal printed ones and both feel... pretty much the same. The only difference is the precisely and brilliantly laser etched Asian design on the back of the Mystery Meat cases which makes it unique. Personally, I don't like the limited edition Incase sliders (although the simple ones look pretty cool), so the Rebel Scholar is a good alternative to me. Another nice thing about the 'Mystery Meat' case - it comes in a swanky box. Very high profile. The box can be used as a case stand as well (it comes with special foam thing inside which can hold up to five cases like this).


    Check out a video demo of their etching process below:






    Like most other cases, these have perfect cut-outs for everything from dock-connector to headphone jack etc. It's a pretty snug fit as well, but I do feel that there is a minor defect in the case. When put on the iPhone, the bottom part is not in a perfect straight line with the top portion, it's a little bit off - but you might not notice it. EDIT - RebelScholar notes the slight misalignment was only because I had a review unit - their production units are spot on. Other than that, it feels much more "plasticky" - doesn't have that smooth Incase feel. EDIT: They do not accept returns, but gladly exchange any item (with a couple caveats).

    These cases are available directly from their site. The normal printed ones cost $35 but the more expensive Mystery Meat ones are $100 each! The price for the normal case is alright but the 'Mystery Meat' does get a bit up there.

    Finally, the company has been nice enough to provide me with FIVE extra $35 pieces, all with different designs. As you might have guessed, we will be giving these out randomly to you people! And no, there's not going to be any choice of designs for the winners. If you want to win one of the five, just leave a comment below in the format "RS- Your comment". I will ship these internationally and remember, if you don't put the 'RS' in there, you won't be entered... This giveaway ends on 3rd August at 5 pm GMT. The winners will be announced within 24 hours after the giveaway ends.

    UPDATE: We are giving away the following designs:

    1. Victory (White)
    2. Cupid Last Arrow (White)*
    3. Mystic Shadow (Blue)
    4. I Heart NY
    5. Fu Lu Shou

    To see how they look, check out the Rebel Scholar site.

    The contest has officially ended and the winners are kadinh, coloradoxmfan, zinjen, eclipseballer08 and timbo. Be expecting a PM from me!

    UPDATE: As kadinh never replied, I am replacing him with Zwayne.
    This article was originally published in forum thread: Rebel Scholar Case for iPhone 3G / 3GS, Incase Beware! (GIVEAWAY INSIDE!) started by sayam View original post
    Comments 670 Comments
    1. algojobathosai's Avatar
      algojobathosai -
      RS- The case look so so nice.....I want....
    1. Drizzy Drake's Avatar
      Drizzy Drake -
      Great Preview Man hope i win one
    1. wtfwtf222's Avatar
      wtfwtf222 -
      RS- I could use a new case! =D
    1. dread33's Avatar
      dread33 -
      I want one

      for i could really use a case
    1. saefirebird's Avatar
      saefirebird -
      RS- They look great. I'd like one!!
    1. dHAPPY's Avatar
      dHAPPY -
      RS- Stylish a well designed for the iPhone 3G's

      I MUST HAVE ONE!!!!
    1. rhendy87's Avatar
      rhendy87 -
      RS-i would love to be able to get this case and sleek up my iphone ^^
    1. tre850's Avatar
      tre850 -
      rs- need one bad, im on my third 3g and cant afford a good case! thanks for all you do!

      RS- Not trying to enter twice, just in case capitalization is important!
    1. gibon143's Avatar
      gibon143 -
      RS - its about time theres some stylish designs out there! I was photoshopin designs and trying to find a printer that would accomidate.....would love one!!
    1. (Name Here)'s Avatar
      (Name Here) -
      RS- I want one! I like its unique designs!
    1. ron4543's Avatar
      ron4543 -
      RS- The site has some great designs other than the ones shown, I don't expect to win but I will be ordering one next week, just gotta decide which I want.
    1. riassan's Avatar
      riassan -
      RS- something you won't see daily for sure.
    1. shanalechell's Avatar
      shanalechell -
      RS- I likey... please gimme one!!!!
    1. L8foregolf's Avatar
      L8foregolf -
      RS - Love those cases...hope I win one.
    1. iitycoocii's Avatar
      iitycoocii -
      RS - these cases are doper then dope
    1. iphone74's Avatar
      iphone74 -
      RS-These cases look awesome with the designs. I hope to be the lucky recipient of one of these babies.
    1. ealvinito's Avatar
      ealvinito -
      RS-Sweet!!!!
    1. xRAMPANTx's Avatar
      xRAMPANTx -
      RS- Those look really sick, glad I clicked on the News Would be a great birthday present for my girlfriend's B-Day coming up!
    1. Hatah's Avatar
      Hatah -
      RS - I hope im not to late for the party
    1. joeyk_1415's Avatar
      joeyk_1415 -
      RS-The designs look cool and they sure would make my friends jealous