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: T21-2157
- UPC or EAN No.: 5055517310970
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Ratings & Reviews
This thing is fantastic!
I purchased this for my iPhone 5. I really don't like those cases that wrap around the front of the phone but this one does a goo I purchased this for my iPhone 5. I really don't like those cases that wrap around the front of the phone but this one does a good job of minimizing that. Also I would say its comparable to otter box protection without the bulk. Great purchase. I hope they come out with other colors. …
- Written by Tina H from Dallas
265 of 289 people found this useful
I Love this case. It keeps the thinness of the iPhone 5. The side bumper shock absorber works. I've dropped my iPhone a few times I Love this case. It keeps the thinness of the iPhone 5. The side bumper shock absorber works. I've dropped my iPhone a few times up to 4 feet high & the side bumper protected it perfectly. It is clear at front & back, so it still shows the beauty of your iPhone. Pair it with a Zagg skin protector & your iPhone 5 will be fully protected while showing off it's natural size & beauty! :) …
- Written by cristina O from BRAMPTON
251 of 280 people found this useful
very good case
have had a lot of cases otter box lifeproof and griffin and i got to say i really like this case and i would say buy it you will l have had a lot of cases otter box lifeproof and griffin and i got to say i really like this case and i would say buy it you will like it …
- Written by TIMOTHY L D from TULSA
181 of 213 people found this useful
Unlike any other case!
I had been a loyal Otterbox customer for years until I found a speck case. I had a Speck for a little over a year because I loved I had been a loyal Otterbox customer for years until I found a speck case. I had a Speck for a little over a year because I loved how thin it was compared to the Otterbox. One day I was at the apple store to get a new Speck case. I asked an employee, "are there any other protective cases that protect like the speck and are thin?" The employee told me about Tech21 and how those cases work. I decided to buy one and try it out. I drop my phone more than 2x a day so I was really worried when I put the case on and realized that it was even thinner than a speck case. A few days passed without me dropping my phone (a new record for me) until one day it dropped in a hallway at school. My heart dropped, I wondered, "did that tiny case really protect? Is my phone shattered?" When I picked up my phone, it was in pristine condition. I was so happy. The impactology really does work! I finally found my case in shining armor! …
- Written by Victoria W from oviedo
I absolutely love this case. I have a black IPhone 5s and the blue case compliments the phone perfectly. I have cracked almost eve I absolutely love this case. I have a black IPhone 5s and the blue case compliments the phone perfectly. I have cracked almost every product with a screen that I have had so I was nervous that I would crack my phone but this case has done a great job of protecting it! I have dropped it a few times but my phone was totally fine. Unfortunately, I recently broke the bumper piece around the camera. I think when I sat down with the case in my back pocket it snapped and fell off. I am not sure if that piece matters too much but I am thinking about getting another tech 21 case! Other than that this by far is the best case I have ever had. …
- Written by Leah M from Naperville
When I first bought my iPhone 5s in silver I had to get a nice sleek case to slip it on under right away for easy protection durab When I first bought my iPhone 5s in silver I had to get a nice sleek case to slip it on under right away for easy protection durable and no added bulk. Looks great on and have received many compliments. Thanks Apple :) Reminds me alot of the Speck Gemshell, but case has not yellowed after a couple months so far looking good and shows the back of the phone which I like. Don't really like cases that hide the apple logo and detailing in back and wanted to showcase the overall structure of this beautiful phone in a clear with orange strip case. …
- Written by John H from Lowell
Questions & Answers
Answers from the community
does this protect the front and back of the iphone 5s from drops
- Asked by Lupe Y from Winston Salem
Does it protect the back? From drops, no. Scratches, yes.
Does it protect the front? Yes, more than Does it protect the back? From drops, no. Scratches, yes.
Does it protect the front? Yes, more than the back. It has a raised bevel.
I had this case on my phone, and it fell from a height of about two-three feet, square on its back, onto a hardwood floor. It really wasn't a long hard fall at all, but a connector inside became partially dislodged, and only about a third of the touch screen worked. Also, the screen displayed weird lines and was distorted as a result of the fall.
I love this case, but buyer beware, if your phone falls flat on it's back, it's likely to get damaged. Apple DID cover this for me (thankfully) under Applecare, but I can't guarantee you'll be as lucky. I have had many drops before and after that incident, and never had any other issues.
The sides of this case are awesome, and make the case bounce like a bouncy ball when struck on it's side. Definitely does a good job dispersing the energy of a hard drop on a corner. Despite the one time it didn't save my phone, (I'm not sure what case could have) I love it. …
- Answered by Carter B from Purcellville
Does this case work with a tempered glass screen protector?
- Asked by Randy C from Aurora
Yes. I have one on mine. ( :
- Answered by Lauri S from Virginia Beach
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 make the iPhone 5 bulky and heavy?
- Asked by Amelia L
NO!!!!!! It is awesome, smooth and very slim line.
- Answered by Ginger F from Evans
No this doesn't protect it against water damage but a case i would recommend that's life proof is th No this doesn't protect it against water damage but a case i would recommend that's life proof is the Atlas by Incipio. …
- Answered by Humberto C from Duncanville