With its minimalist design, the Impact Mesh encases both corners and the back of your device - with full access to all ports and function buttons. The case is made of D30, a material with impact-absorbing properties. In everyday use, the molecules in D30 flow freely, but upon shock or impact they lock together - absorbing the impact force and spreading the shock evenly across the surface of your iPhone, providing extra durability.
- Made of D3O material, known for its high-impact protection
- Perforated ‘dotted’ back design
- Minimalist design gives protection without adding bulk
- Raised screen bezel for extra protection
- Camera lens cut-out
Did you notice?The Impact Mesh case is made of D30, a material that – upon impact – absorbs energy and disperses it away from your iPhone for increased durability.
Apple Recommends ForProtecting your iPhone from drops and knocks in true minimalist style.
What's in the Box?
- Tech21 Impact Mesh Case
- Form Factor: Snap On
- Material: TPU
- Height: 0.39 in./1 cm
- Width: 2.6 in./6.6 cm
- Weight: 0.81 oz./23 g
- Length: 5.16 in./13.11 cm
- Mfr. Part Number: T21-2159
- UPC or EAN No.: 5055517311038
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Ratings & Reviews
Best case ever!
After owning many bulky Otterbox brand cases, I was looking for something that would survive drops, look cool, and not take up muc After owning many bulky Otterbox brand cases, I was looking for something that would survive drops, look cool, and not take up much space. This case is it! If you check out the website on D30 and Tech21's research that goes behind these cases, you will understand why they work. I can actually feel at peace in dropping my iPhone 5 because it just bounces and lands gently without any damage! I got the blue color and it is slim, attractive, and gets lots of attention. You cannot go wrong with this case. I do recommend purchasing a Zagg brand case-friendly screen protector because its hard to use normal cut protectors with this case as they will bubble up when the material of the case flexes. …
- Written by Nicholas H from MIDLAND
124 of 127 people found this useful
Makes the Case
This is my 2nd Tech21 Impact Mesh case. I had a clear one, which I loved till it yellowed and I couldn't stand to look at it anym This is my 2nd Tech21 Impact Mesh case. I had a clear one, which I loved till it yellowed and I couldn't stand to look at it anymore. I'll keep it as a backup though, since it saved my phone from a drop on a concrete floor more than once! That's the beauty of these cases: they look cool, make your phone easier to hold (bare aluminum is slippery!) and actually bounce when you drop them on hard surfaces. This case is a very good investment. Also, the blue color, aside from being pretty and cool looking, has an improved design over the clear and smoke color Tech21 cases. There are individual cutouts for the speaker/headphone jack, lightning connector, and second speaker. That's an improvement over the slightly flimsy clear version.
Great case! …
- Written by Molly F from Minneapolis
70 of 75 people found this useful
The case looks very good. I have gotten many complements about it. It is not too slippery and feels good in the hand.
The one bad The case looks very good. I have gotten many complements about it. It is not too slippery and feels good in the hand.
The one bad thing about the case is the fit. The one I have is very loose in the upper right hand corner. It will pull off of that corner when taking my iPhone 5 out of my pocket. This in turn results in the top of the case coming loose.
Unsure if I got a bad case that did not cool correctly after it was molded, but cannot risk my iPhone 5 coming out of the case.
I will be returning the case. …
- Written by Christopher S from Camarillo
74 of 95 people found this useful
Just love this case! The fit is great can't find anything wrong with it.
- Written by James W from Janesville
3 of 3 people found this useful
If the case fits,wear it
BEST CASE YET ! I have probably owned every case made for my 4s & now my 5s, so I know cases. It is everything it claims to be, sh BEST CASE YET ! I have probably owned every case made for my 4s & now my 5s, so I know cases. It is everything it claims to be, shock proof, military grade,etc…& without the bulkiness of the Otter BOX !!! Very happy with it & I've dropped my phone numerous times & it's still works like I bought it yesterday. Bravo …
- Written by Diane G from brooklyn
8 of 8 people found this useful
Secure and practical case for iPhone 5 and 5S
I needed a secure and comfortable case to protect my iPhone 5S. This fulfilled my requirements - it offers all-round protection i I needed a secure and comfortable case to protect my iPhone 5S. This fulfilled my requirements - it offers all-round protection including a lip on the front, it is grippy as I am prone to dropping stuff and it doesn't slide so easily out of a pocket and lastly it isn't too bulky.
I wish it came in less garish colours than pink and blue (for girls or boys - how very last century!) and it's maybe just a millimetre or so thicker than it could be. But it's fine and (so far) it does what it says on the tin having survived at least half a dozen minor drops.
Shave a millimetre all round and offer a bigger range of colours and this would be unbeatable! …
- Written by Michael W from MILTON KEYNES
2 of 2 people found this useful
Questions & Answers
Answers from the community
Does the color on the blue or pink version fade like with Speck cases? Should I just go for "smoke" to avoid discoloration?
- Asked by Vanessa R from Long Beach
My friend's case is blue and has stayed true to color for 4 months. I have the smoke - ditto. Hope My friend's case is blue and has stayed true to color for 4 months. I have the smoke - ditto. Hope that helps! …
- Answered by Lauri S from Virginia Beach
Does this case work with the fingerprint touch on the iPhone 5s?
- Asked by Amy E from New York
Yes --- it doesn't cover the Home button area at all. The lip just covers the edges of the front an Yes --- it doesn't cover the Home button area at all. The lip just covers the edges of the front and provides good protection when the phone is placed screen-side down. …
- Answered by Kathy M from San Jose
How does this case look with the gold iPhone 5S?
- Asked by Andrew C from East Providence
Gorgeous, in this color. I was shocked at how different the case looked in the package compared to Gorgeous, in this color. I was shocked at how different the case looked in the package compared to on my gold 5s. The mini dot pattern on the back (protection inside the case) is tasteful and accentuates the gold back. Over the Apple logo, the dots reflect the metallic logo, giving it dimension -- so it stands out. I almost didn't buy it, because I didn't like the orange protective banding inside the case (D3O military-grade impact protection). But on the phone, it is barely noticeable and -- to the extent that you can see it -- adds texture to the brown color. Similar to how wood grain has deeper and lighter "shades". The case adequately covers the front edge. It is raised to prevent scratching the face, while allowing adequate space for a protective shield (without lifting the edges), if you want one. The phone does not appear or feel bulky with this case. It's the closest to "no cover" + good protection that I have used; and I've used 20+ cases over the years, including high-protection grade cases like Otterbox, etc. …
- Answered by Lauri S from Virginia Beach