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  • [GIVEAWAY] PEACHii iBooKas - Bamboo for your iPhone

    In our third PEACHii review in the past week or so, we're taking a look at their iBooKas, an all-bamboo case perfectly machined for your iPhone 4 or 4S.

    Designed in Florida, and "made in a sweaty shop" according to the engraved text on the inside of the case, we've become big fans of the stuff Nick from PEACHii and his crew make. Over the past couple weeks I and my wife have both been using the iBooKas around town, and get a lot of compliments on them.

    These pieces are nice in their unique look - wood cases (ok, ok, we know bamboo is TECHNICALLY a grass) are rare, and this one fits perfect on the device and looks good, too.

    Precision machined from a single piece of bamboo, all the necessary cutouts are on the case to allow you to access the various buttons and ports of the iPhone 4 or iPhone 4S (the SIM tray is not accessible with the case on; the though being it is used rarely). The back also has an circular opening where the Apple logo shows through.

    There are also indentations cut in where your fingers and palm tend to gravitate to on the case, making for a solid, contoured grip. The warmth of wood makes a nice step away from the hard plastic or metal most cases offer. Each case is hand-sanded and finished with an oil blend before getting to you.

    Getting your device in and out of the case is simple, but snug enough you're not worried it's going anywhere. You can simply bend the bamboo (VERY slightly, please) just a tad as your putting the phone into the case, and it snaps in with a satisfying feel.

    The iBooKas comes in a few colors - natural (pictured standing up in the first photo in this review), carbonized (a browner color), or marbled (a combination of the two). They don't add much thickness to the device (you know you've got a case on, but it's still thin), and run $49.99 each on the PEACHii website. Give an average of a week before it ships, as PEACHii is busy!

    The guys at PEACHii were cool enough to hook us up with a giveaway iBooKas, so feel free to leave a comment here with your bamboo thoughts or experience, and we'll pick a winner to send one of these to tomorrow!
    This article was originally published in forum thread: [GIVEAWAY] PEACHii iBooKas - Bamboo for your iPhone started by Kyle Matthews View original post
    Comments 106 Comments
    1. Rafael Mumme's Avatar
      Rafael Mumme -
      it matches my furniture. send me one, please.
    1. milenion's Avatar
      milenion -
      This has got to be one of the best looking cases out right now. For me its either this case or just not use one since the iphone is such a nice looking phone anyway.
    1. ealvinito's Avatar
      ealvinito -
      I love this case!!! Slick and clean! Would love one!!!
    1. Iculknfne's Avatar
      Iculknfne -
      this looks amazing. it would be awesome to have seeing how my 3 yr old daughter loves to play games on my phone and she sometimes drops it. it would be a great conversation piece too. love reading the forum. ya'll always have the best reviews and info for everything.
    1. andypropaganda's Avatar
      andypropaganda -
      I would love a bamboo case. These things look sweet. Not to mention I've been debating getting a wooden case for a while because I have a ghetto fabulous rubber one that doesn't really fit.
    1. Akshay Masand's Avatar
      Akshay Masand -
      The bamboo cases definitely seem like they would spark a lot of unique conversations with friends, family, and strangers alike. I do wonder how durable they would be though and how much protection they provide. None the less, I'd be interested in walking around with one (I won't be testing my protection questions, rest assured).
    1. TävoS.'s Avatar
      TävoS. -
      actually, this is one of the most successful iPhone 4/4S case Series ever! I mean, using bamboo for the material means that this case WILL actually protect your iphone like never before, try picking a bamboo stick and try to break it as many pieces you can, and you'll see how hard this material is. As student for Chemistry I would highly get one of these, because when you study some materials, it means you know how strong will be, or maybe when could break up. And come on, after seeing all of that cases made of plastic, or even metal, all of them are one-color boringness, few people realize how to make case very stylish and great looking this days. the wood finish of this case make your iphone looks like an antique and bring some extra coolness on the iphone itself. Give 10 of 10 at this case!
    1. _Marsh_malloW_'s Avatar
      _Marsh_malloW_ -
      Well these cases are looking awsome and they're giving the iPhone 4/S a hole new touch.
    1. geo242's Avatar
      geo242 -
      I want one!

      I want one!
    1. Just Dummy's Avatar
      Just Dummy -
      That dark wooden one is a work of art.
    1. irbe9's Avatar
      irbe9 -
      Never had any bamboo stuff :PWould be cool to test it out! Looks nice.
    1. liquidsn0w's Avatar
      liquidsn0w -
      yay PEACHii!!!! I really like how they use Bamboo for their cases. its really nice to see that people are making recyclable cases that are not only durable but awesome looking! I like Pandas
    1. chrisw05's Avatar
      chrisw05 -
      This looks like a nice case! I dont think i would spend 50 bucks on a case thats more for looks then protection but ya never know i didnt think i was gonna buy a 4s either right away and then had one 3 days after launch
    1. Anthony Bouchard's Avatar
      Anthony Bouchard -
      These cases are of amazing quality. They're well crafted and they provide great protection on top of that. They're quite beautiful to have around the house!
    1. sawinter1234's Avatar
      sawinter1234 -
      This case is AWESOME. Ever since my 3GS I have always used an otter box defender series. The only problem with that is that the case is so bulky and takes away from the unbeatable design of the iPhone 4 and 4s. This case is something that I need, and if I could win one for free it would only be that much better. Thanks ModMyi Team.
    1. confucious's Avatar
      confucious -
      Bamboo grows very quickly so if it fits your phone perfectly when you get it, it will probably be to big the following day....
    1. Cee3Pee0's Avatar
      Cee3Pee0 -
      Purty case! love the idea of using sustainable materials. would look great on my new 4s!
    1. LEELEE's Avatar
      LEELEE -
      Looks cool and more importantly, it is a different taste compared to other generic cases. Keep up the good work!
    1. atorres062's Avatar
      atorres062 -
      Quote Originally Posted by LUFT5_THOR View Post
      That dark wooden one is a work of art.


      Now this is cool! This case will look great on my iPhone 4 & will match the flooring @ my barbershop. PERFECT!!!!!!!
    1. kahniac9's Avatar
      kahniac9 -
      Im a bamboo nut and I Love pandas this is a def yes for me , altho i really like the phone back lil better.