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 Speck Candyshell
 
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$34.95 USD
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ProsPros:
– Easy access to your iPhone 6 inside the case
ConsCons:
– Quality of protection may be a bit exaggerated
– Build quality of the Speck Candyshell is a bit lacking
– Scratches easily
Potential ProblemsPotential Problems:
– This case will show its wear and tear easily
– This case (despite what Speck says on their website) will not provide the same level of protection as a Otterbox Defender or Griffin Survivor
Design Rating
DESIGN
(Speck Candyshell)
Weight/Bulk/InstallationWeight/Bulk/Install (4.5/5):
– Doubles the thickness and weight of the iPhone 6
– Will add 1/8 inch around your entire iPhone 6
– The Speck Candyshell is a little more difficult to install when compared to other cases
Build QualityBuild Quality (3.5/5):
– Glossy back of the case scratches really easily
– Stress bends will occur if you’re Installing an iPhone 6 into the case constantly
– Smooth texture of the case makes it feel less “grippy”
Protection Rating
PROTECTION
(Speck Candyshell)
General ProtectionGeneral Protection (3.5/5):
– Speck Candyshell exceeds military drop specifications but Speck doesn’t mention how high you can drop it
– 6ft face first drop on smooth concrete resulted in an iPhone 6 breaking
– Significant lip prevents iPhone touchscreen from touching smooth surfaces
– No screen protector
Functionality Rating
FUNCTIONALITY
(Speck Candyshell)
iPhone FunctionalityiPhone Functionality (4.5/5):
– Able to access all buttons on the iPhone 6
– Able to use slightly larger headphones jacks and 3rd party lightning cables easily with the Speck CandyShell
– Back of the case does not provide enough texture as it feels like it will easily fall out of your hand
Screen FunctionalityScreen Functionality (5/5):
– Edges of the case are very noticeable on the Speck Candyshell
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