The Evutec Karbon Sleek Series case for iPhone 5s and iPhone 5 lives up to its name—sleek, minimally thin, and strong all at the same time. Dual fused layers of DuPont™ Kevlar® woven fibers make it one of the strongest and lightest protective cases around. And at a mere 0.7mm thin, this superbly tough case fits precisely without bulking-up your iPhone.
- Made with DuPont™ Kevlar®, a lightweight and extraordinarily strong material with five times the strength of steel on an equal-weight basis
- The Sleek Series case is tight fitting and durable with a hi-tech scratch-resistant coating
- Doesn't contain any metal properties and will not block your GPS, Wi-Fi, or cellular signal
Did you notice?DuPont™ Kevlar® is lightweight and extraordinarily strong, with five times the strength of steel on an equal-weight basis.
Apple Recommends ForComplete protection for your iPhone without adding bulk.
What's in the Box?
- Evutec Karbon S Snap Case for iPhone 5s and iPhone 5
- Form Factor: Snap On
- Material: Kevlar
- Mfr. Part Number: AP-005-CS-KA1
- UPC or EAN No.: 700987146561
- Note: Products sold through this website that do not bear the Apple Brand name are serviced and supported exclusively by their manufacturers in accordance with terms and conditions packaged with the products. Apple's Limited Warranty does not apply to products that are not Apple-branded, even if packaged or sold with Apple products. Please contact the manufacturer directly for technical support and customer service.
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Ratings & Reviews
Best Minimalist Case Out There
This is easily the best iPhone case(for any series) I have ever owned!
When I snapped it on, I was amazed at how it almost dis This is easily the best iPhone case(for any series) I have ever owned!
When I snapped it on, I was amazed at how it almost disappeared into the phone as if it was a part of it. If you like minimalist cases, this one will blow you away. Evutec has managed to make a case that allows you to feel the iPhone as the sleek device it is all while taking away that fragile, vulnerable feeling it has when left unprotected. The material is smooth and doesn't collect fingerprints(a pet peeve of mine). I love the way it feels when I hold the phone.
I can think of no negatives as of yet. And given the strong material it's made out of, and the fact that it is little more than your generic iphone cases, you can't go wrong! …
- Written by Alec H from Austin
70 of 71 people found this useful
This Case Is Amazing!
The Karbon S Case Is Awesome… Simply Put! I Usually Use An Otterbox Defender For My iPhones, But Since I Never Drop My iPhone I De The Karbon S Case Is Awesome… Simply Put! I Usually Use An Otterbox Defender For My iPhones, But Since I Never Drop My iPhone I Decided I Would Give A Slider Case A Shot. I Usually Don't Care For Any Type Of Slider/Snap Case(s) But This One Is Built So Well, It Would Surprise Anyone. Its Light As A Feather, Thin As It Gets, And Near Impossible For Your Phone To Accidentally Come Out. Also, For Those Wondering, This Case Is Screen Protector "Safe" With Glass And Plastic Protectors. I Will Highly Recommend This Karbon S Case And The Wood Variant. …
- Written by John O from NEWNAN
62 of 69 people found this useful
Karbon SP Case
This is the 2 piece case I picked up in he Apple Store when I upgraded my phone. Dual protection, still ultra thin. Excellent fit. This is the 2 piece case I picked up in he Apple Store when I upgraded my phone. Dual protection, still ultra thin. Excellent fit. Looks wonderful. …
- Written by Jeffery B from Reno
38 of 42 people found this useful
beautiful, but terrible quality control
I bought this at a local Apple store, and had to open up 5 different boxes to find a unit that didn't have jagged, lumpy, or wavy I bought this at a local Apple store, and had to open up 5 different boxes to find a unit that didn't have jagged, lumpy, or wavy edges. I finally did find one and bought it, but even this one has two small bumps on the back panel. Surely for this price we should be able to find a higher rate of better quality specimens... …
- Written by Michael W from Scarborough
Doesn't protect screen
This case only protects the sides and back of the iPhone. In videos of it protecting the phone during a fall, it bounces around an This case only protects the sides and back of the iPhone. In videos of it protecting the phone during a fall, it bounces around and emerged unscathed, but the screen never hits the ground because, having no raised bezel on the front, the screen is totally unprotected. …
- Written by Charles S from San Francisco
Beautiful design but it lasted one day before the corner broke.
This case looks and feels beautiful, but it only lasted a day before a corner bent and the Kevlar fibres became frayed. This happe This case looks and feels beautiful, but it only lasted a day before a corner bent and the Kevlar fibres became frayed. This happened while simply taking it out of my pocket - not acceptable. The corner where the case rounds out to the bottom is where the Kevlar fibres are now exposed and frayed. Kevlar is a great material, just not good for a phone case in my opinion. The fit was snug but a little loose around the corners because the Kevlar flexes. Another reason why Kevlar is not good for a case. I believe something stiff should be used. If exotic materials are Evutec's focus, carbon fibre might be better suited because it is stiff. Because of this stiffness, the corner of the case might not have been damaged. This case is going back because it isn't durable enough to go in and out of my pocket. …
- Written by Jonathan H from Vancouver
Questions & Answers
Answers from the community
how much does it weigh? how much thickness does it add?
- Asked by Cynthia E from Lexington
- Sep 1, 2014
I have just received a iPhone 5C. I assume this case will fit the phone.
- Asked by Diane H from Corndale
- Aug 13, 2014
No, the iPhone 5C is thicker and rounder than the iPhone 5/5S so cases are not cross-compatible.
- Answered by Greg W from Kanata
- Sep 7, 2014
Does the lip of the case around the front extend out far enough that a phone dropped face down on a somewhat uneven surface would be protected?
- Asked by Michael M from Andover
- Dec 1, 2013
Thanks for your purchase and to answer your question yes it does slightly cover the front.
This is Thanks for your purchase and to answer your question yes it does slightly cover the front.
This is made to help partially protect your screen in the event of an accident!
You are holding in your hands the first protective case made from real Dupont™ Kevlar®! for Ultimate protection check out our iPhone 5 Karbon (SP) Sleek Protective case, It has a removable shockproof inner layer that is 1.3mm thin with a 0.7mm thin DuPont Kevlar out protective shel. …
- Answered by David R from Walnut
- Dec 3, 2013
Is the case one piece or two pieces that come together? If it is two pieces, do they come apart easily?
- Asked by John M from Carmel
- Mar 12, 2014
It is one piece that snaps onto the phone. It is very slim and very snug. Can be a little difficult It is one piece that snaps onto the phone. It is very slim and very snug. Can be a little difficult to remove. …
- Answered by Ben H J from San Luis Obispo
- Mar 13, 2014
Does this phone covering come with a screen cover?
- Asked by Mona K from Carson
- Jan 31, 2014
no it does not just the cover.
- Answered by James S from Port Richey
- Feb 2, 2014
Can you please tell me what the texture is like, is it grippy or smooth?
- Asked by Inga M from Spokane
- Dec 16, 2013
The case is not smooth like plastic, but also not as grippy or rubbery as the Apple iPhone cases. H The case is not smooth like plastic, but also not as grippy or rubbery as the Apple iPhone cases. Has just the right amount of grip so you feel like your phone won't slip out of your hands but will still slide in and out of your pocket easily. …
- Answered by Ben H J from San Luis Obispo
- Jan 18, 2014