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 Case-Mate Carbon Alloy
 
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$49.99 USD
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ProsPros:
– Looks unique
– Tougher than Case-Mates “Glam” and “Brilliance” cases
– Multi-layer protection
ConsCons:
– Doesn’t offer much screen protection
– Expensive
Potential ProblemsPotential Problems:
– Be careful when installing the iPhone inside the case as there is a chance that you may rip a one of the buttons on the case off
Design Rating
DESIGN
(Case-Mate Carbon Alloy)
Weight/Bulk/InstallationWeight/Bulk/Install (4/5):
– One of the thinner iPhone cases that we’ve reviewed (thinner than Tech 21 and Urban Armor Gear)
– Lightweight
Build QualityBuild Quality (5/5):
– The Case-Mate Carbon Alloy case fits well together
– Aesthetic details sit recessed into the back of the case which protects it from scratching
– Good blend of hard plastic and grippy rubber. Easy enough to slide into pockets, textured enough to prevent slipping on tables
– Atmos X3 doesn’t scratch easily
Protection Rating
PROTECTION
(Case-Mate Carbon Alloy)
General ProtectionGeneral Protection (2/5):
– Not drop rated
– We feel comfortable dropping our iPhone in the case for ~ 4ft
– Dual-layered protection
– Due to the fit of the case, dust shouldn’t be a problem
– Screen protector for this case is recommended
Functionality Rating
FUNCTIONALITY
(Case-Mate Carbon Alloy)
iPhone FunctionalityiPhone Functionality (4.75/5):
– Decent access to your iPhone’s buttons
– Headphone jack/lightning port cutout are fairly small and generally won’t fit larger accessories
– Straight edges of the case make the iPhone 6 easier to handle
Screen FunctionalityScreen Functionality (5/5):
– Does not get in the way of viewing/accessing your iPhone’s touchscreen due to the low edges
– Easy access to iPhone’s touchscreen because of low edges
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