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 Case-Mate Tough Extreme
 
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$49.99 USD
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ProsPros:
– Feels well-built
– Fairly slim for a tough case
– Lots of texture keeps iPhone in hand
– Customizable back
ConsCons:
– Dust protection isn’t stated
– Case came apart slightly during drops
– Screen protector diffuses Retina HD screen of iPhone 6
– Screen protector doesn’t sit flush on the iPhone 6 screen
– Port flaps are slightly difficult to use
Potential ProblemsPotential Problems:
– The Case-Mate Tough Extreme will need to be cleaned especially the area around the Touch ID sensor as dust and debris will get between the device and the screen protector
Design Rating
DESIGN

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Weight/BulkWeight/Bulk/Install (3.5/5):
– The Case- Mate Tough Extreme more than double the thickness of your iPhone 6
– Will add 1/4 inch around the entire iPhone
– Fairly light for a tough case
InstallEase of Installation (5/5):
– Very easy to install this case
Build QualityBuild Quality (5/5):
– The materials of the Case-Mate Tough Extreme feels tough
– The outer bumper and inner sleeve fit well
Protection Rating
PROTECTION

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Shock ProtectionShock Protection (2.5/5):
– The Case-Mate Tough Extreme isn’t drop rated
– We feel comfortable dropping it from 6 ft
– Case does come apart slightly after a drop but no permanent damage occurs
Water/Dust ProtectionWater/Dust Protection (2.5/5):
– This iPhone 6 cases doesn’t provide much in terms of water/dust protection. Camera cutouts and Touch ID cutouts allow dust/debris to enter the case
Screen ProtectionScreen Protection (4/5):
– Thick plastic screen protector that stretches over most of the front of the iPhone
– Substantial edge (1/4 inch) provides decent clearance for the iPhone touchscreen
Functionality Rating
FUNCTIONALITY

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iPhone FunctionalityiPhone Functionality (5/5):
– Power and volume buttons are very easy to get to through the case
– Port covers are a little awkward to use
– Sound is not effected
– No signal attenuation
Screen UsabilityScreen Usability (4/5):
– Noticeable gap between screen protector and iPhone 6’s touch screen
– Screen protector extends past the touchable area which ensures that you can access your swipe menus
Screen ViewabilityScreen View-ability (3/5):
– Diffuses of the Retina HD screen of the iPhone 6
– Glare is pretty bad on the screen protector
– Because the screen protector doesn’t sit flush, the reflections are “wobbly”
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