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  • [GIVEAWAY] Otterbox Commuter Series for iPhone 4 and 4S


    Having already reviewed the Reflex and Defender series, this is our final review of the Otterbox case lineup for the iPhone 4 and 4S.

    The Commuter is a two piece case which marries an inner silicone shell with a polycarbonate exterior. Putting the case on the iPhone is pretty easy: all you have to do is pop out the silicone shell, wrap it around your iPhone, and clip the hard outer shell around it. The fit on the iPhone is extremely good, and we would expect nothing less from Otterbox. The polycarbonate shell even has quite a bit of give so the case doesnít become completely rigid once together.



    The Commuter comes in somewhere in the middle of the Reflex and Defender both in terms of bulkiness and protection. As with the other two, this case is pretty bulky and not exactly pocket friendly. But, as we all know, Otterbox puts a lot of their time into making sure your phone is protected, and the Commuter is no exception. Dropping an iPhone in a Commuter case should not get the blood pumping and heart rate up like dropping our iPhone always does! Itís designed to take a bit of a beating.



    A couple aesthetic things about the caseÖ..it has a cutout for the vibrate switch while the power and volume buttons are completely covered. One thing that I didnít like terribly much is that the headphone jack and dock connector are covered with flaps that can be open and closed to insert the desired cable. I understand why it would be nice to be able to close off these areas and thus protect the iPhone even more, but I found it a bit of nuisance to have to open and close the flaps.

    All in all, I would have to say that this is my favorite case out of the lineup. If you want the utmost in protection, definitely go out and get a Defender but if you want something that is a bit smaller but still offers great protection and doesnít put as much of a dent in your wallet, have a look at the Commuter.



    Theyíre available on the Otterbox Website for $34.95 and comes in a bunch of different colors..........OR, you can leave a comment here for a chance to win one! Congrats to plr2005 on winning!
    This article was originally published in forum thread: [GIVEAWAY] Otterbox Commuter Series for iPhone 4 and 4S started by Cyprian Peters View original post
    Comments 155 Comments
    1. kraziebone's Avatar
      kraziebone -
      Love the otterbox brand. It's the only case I ever buy
    1. deck's Avatar
      deck -
      looks good, need to get a new case for my iphone soon as well!
    1. yoseaweed's Avatar
      yoseaweed -
      This case is awesome. I really could use a good case. Hope I win!! Thanks
    1. hrag525's Avatar
      hrag525 -
      Hope i win! Modmyi never picks me! Best site ever!
    1. adsn76's Avatar
      adsn76 -
      would like to try it out
    1. rivryan's Avatar
      rivryan -
      i could use this case!!!! cant keep my iphone naked any longer haha
    1. SuperAppleGuru's Avatar
      SuperAppleGuru -
      i hope i win
    1. ChrisBlack22's Avatar
      ChrisBlack22 -
      Looks great. Simple, but strong. I'd like one.
    1. msm5's Avatar
      msm5 -
      One of the best!
    1. imperialto's Avatar
      imperialto -
      yes please
    1. Kraminc's Avatar
      Kraminc -
      Would really enjoy winning this case.
    1. ktmunited's Avatar
      ktmunited -
      GIVING ME THAT AWESOME CASE DOESN'T HURT YOU GUYS
    1. crystus's Avatar
      crystus -
      Now this is an Otterbox i could live with. Sign me up.
    1. myiphone3gs4055's Avatar
      myiphone3gs4055 -
      I never use Outterbox because it so thick but when I saw this it was amazing me. In the pic i can see how thin the case look on the phone and I bet it's increase more protection for the phone too. So classy, beauty and strong case are all in one
    1. ecd5000's Avatar
      ecd5000 -
      This would be a nice upgrade from that free plastic belkin case I got from crApple.
    1. 10011001101's Avatar
      10011001101 -
      Looks very clean. I've always been a fan... it'd be nice if i can win one
    1. Raybeast's Avatar
      Raybeast -
      So once I post this comment, Im already in a raffle to win? Ok then i Guess i will post a comment.
    1. latnl0k0's Avatar
      latnl0k0 -
      nice case, wouldn't mind having one
    1. KETempleton's Avatar
      KETempleton -
      Count me in!
    1. Dealwagon's Avatar
      Dealwagon -
      I've been wanting one of these!!