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PricePrice:
$89.00 USD iPhone 6(s)
$99.00 USD iPhone 6(s+)
Price:
$89.95 USD iPhone 6(s+)
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ProsPros:
– iPhone feels relatively thin in the case
– Best voice calls in the waterproof case class
– Feels solid
Pros:
– Smaller than the original Wetsuit
– Glass screen protector
– Sound is slightly better than the waterproof iPhone case
– Can attach wrist strap to the case
– All buttons work easily
ConsCons:
– Slight rainbowing effects (only noticeable when screen is off)
– Buttons are stiffer to use
– Sound is quite muted
– Screen Viewability is below average
Cons:
– Glass screen protector may crack if damaged
– Doesn’t feel a normal glass screen protector (doesn’t feel like plastic either)
Potential ProblemsPotential Problems:
– None
Potential Problems:
– None
Design Rating
DESIGN
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DESIGN
(Dog & Bone Wetsuit Impact)
Weight/BulkWeight/Bulk (3/5):
– Edge is as thick as the average waterproof case
– Case tapers in so it doesnt feel that thick
Weight/Bulk (4/5):
– Slimmer than most waterproof cases
InstallEase of Installation (5/5):
– Easy to install
– Might not need to use a coin to pop the case open
Ease of Installation (5/5):
– Easy to install
Build QualityBuild Quality (5/5):
– Case feels solid
– Case maintains shape after usage
– Back of the case needs a bit more texture to prevent slippage
Build Quality (4.5/5):
– Case feels solid
– Case maintains shape after usage
– Front of the case needs a bit more texture to prevent front facing slippage
Protection Rating
PROTECTION
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PROTECTION
(Dog & Bone Wetsuit Impact)
Shock ProtectionShock Protection (3/5):
– Dropped rated to 6.6 ft
Shock Protection (3/5):
– Dropped rated to 6.6 ft
Water/Dust ProtectionWater/Dust Protection (3/5):
– Waterproof up to 6.6 ft
Water/Dust Protection (3/5):
– Waterproof up to 6.6 ft
Screen ProtectionScreen Protection (4/5):
– Edges + plastic screen protector provide decent screen protection
Screen Protection (5/5):
– No screen protection (not even a optional screen protector in the box)
Functionality Rating
FUNCTIONALITY
(Pelican Marine)
FUNCTIONALITY
(Dog & Bone Wetsuit Impact)
iPhone FunctionalityiPhone Functionality (4/5):
– Buttons are tough to use
– No issues with the flash
– Voice calls are great, playing music is not
– No issues with signal attenuation
– TouchID works
iPhone Functionality (4.5/5):
– Great button access
– Mute switch is tough to use
– Better than average sound (not as good as the Atomic)
– Touch ID works
– Camera/Flash works
Screen UsabilityScreen Usability (5/5):
– No issues with screen usability
Screen Usability (4.5/5):
– Minor gap between the screen protector and iPhone
Screen ViewabilityScreen View-ability (2.5/5):
– Screen diffuses
– Rainbowing effects
– Screen doesn’t sit 100% flush against the screen
Screen View-ability (5/5):
– Minor diffusion (very hard to notice)
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