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
- Note: Apple's One-Year Limited Warranty does not apply to products that are not Apple-branded, even if packaged or sold with Apple products. Non-Apple-branded products may have the benefit of a manufacturer's warranty provided by the product manufacturer — please see your product box and literature for details. Benefits under the manufacturer's warranty are in addition to rights provided by consumer law. For details, click here.
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Ratings & Reviews
Great fit with great protection too!
Bought the Tech21 Impact Mesh Case a few weeks ago, and having dropped my phone at least 20 times since, the case has no marks and Bought the Tech21 Impact Mesh Case a few weeks ago, and having dropped my phone at least 20 times since, the case has no marks and more importantly the phone is fine. The buttons are still easy to access and the case fits great! …
- Written by Tom A from Fleetwood
30 of 30 people found this useful
Very nice fit with iphone5
I recently bought an iphone5 and tried one or two cases before finding this one. I am very happy with this case:
It is well mad I recently bought an iphone5 and tried one or two cases before finding this one. I am very happy with this case:
It is well made and fits very snuggly around the iphone5. The texture of the case is good so it doesn't snag on pockets etc and there are three internal rubber cushions wrapping the corners of the phone - so major impact zones are very well protected indeed. It does a very nice job of protecting the phone without significantly increasing it's bulk.
I disagree completely with the previous reviewer who found a poor fit. I find an excellent fit; all buttons are easily accessible and you can fit earphone jacks (of at least three headphones manufacturers) as well as lightening charger when the case is on. There are also large enough openings for the speakers on the phone base. So... I find that no functionalities of the phone are impeded using this case. I really do not understand the reviewer's comments regarding fit and alignment and find the exact opposite.
Finally - I really like the colour combination with the white iphone5 :-)
I have no reservations in recommending this case to friends. …
- Written by andrew M from glasgow
30 of 31 people found this useful
Perfect case for active people
I have tried a few cases for my iPhone 5 but this is the first that I have felt safe with protecting my expensive phone while out I have tried a few cases for my iPhone 5 but this is the first that I have felt safe with protecting my expensive phone while out and about - it has survived a fair few trips down the stairs with absolutely no damage!
Quality all-round protection and looks nice in blue. …
- Written by Tim G from Winscombe
28 of 28 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
7 of 7 people found this useful
Love this Case
Had previously bought an Otter box defender which i hadn't realised was so unbelievably bulky. Did quite a bit of research as a r Had previously bought an Otter box defender which i hadn't realised was so unbelievably bulky. Did quite a bit of research as a result and came across this beauty.
Excellent design, i think the blue looks really cool.
Not bulky. Adds a small about round the edges, but nothing that bothers me at all.
Feels really really safe and secure. Excellent protection on the edges which is what i was after.
Highly recommend. …
- Written by Robert W from Bristol
10 of 10 people found this useful
It does exactly what it says on the tin, protects. I've dropped my phone several times and never been worried about the it getting It does exactly what it says on the tin, protects. I've dropped my phone several times and never been worried about the it getting damaged. So much so I even braved taking my iPhone 5 to a festival this summer. Very easy to fit, build quality is excellent. Highly recommend! …
- Written by Mark N from Sheffield
7 of 7 people found this useful
Questions & Answers
Answers from the community
do i need a screen protector for the Tech21 Impact Mesh Case for iPhone 5
- Asked by Adele L from Schenectady
I always use a screen protector. Pretty cheap to prevent scratches. This case does not include one.
- Answered by Paula C from Aurora
Does this case have the best protection of all cases one can buy for the iPhone5?
- Asked by Laurel R from Walnut Creek
I have used otter box, life proof, ect. this case is in their class when actually dropping the phone I have used otter box, life proof, ect. this case is in their class when actually dropping the phone on cement...how do I know this, well I dropped mine getting out of my car slid down and hit hard and slid again and my phone and this case look untouched. If you want water proof or dust proof then go with another but if you want protection without bulk and instant port access give this case a try. …
- Answered by Tiffani J from Washington
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 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 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 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