• 2.0 out of 5 stars

    Beautiful At First

    • Written by from Kelowna

    I was totally in love with it up until the first time I dropped my phone. I realized then how poorly the case fits and how poorly it ages. The case isn't tight enough on the phone and lets it slip out if you drop it on it's face. I went 3+ years with my iPhone 4 without ANY chips on the side with a tight fitting case.

    I dropped my phone from a few feet the other day and now I have 6 chips on the side.

    Save yourself some money and go for something cheaper. I will be going back to something that fits better and won't become hideous after dropping it once.

    0 of 1 people found this useful

  • 2.0 out of 5 stars

    premium feel, flawed design

    • Written by from San Diego

    I owned this case from oct 2013-june 2014.

    The case is high quality and the soft smooth leather feels very satisfying in hand. It is also a pretty durable I have had high velocity drops that leave marks on the case but no damage to my phone.

    The problem with this case is its design, I dropped my phone while trying to pull it out of my pocket. It fell from waist high onto concrete. Because it landed flat (face down) the lower corner of the phone dislodged from the case and made contact with the concrete resulting in a shattered screen. I have dropped my phone numerous times before, but because it landed flat, this was the time it broke.

    At 40 dollars each I dont think its unreasonable to expect this case to actually protect your phone from drops. It will protect your phone from MOST drops but that isnt good enough.

    2 of 7 people found this useful

  • 2.0 out of 5 stars

    Fits great, feels great, hard to get off though

    • Written by from Atlanta

    I bought the iPhone 5S case as soon as I bought my new iPhone 5S which was about the same time as when it came out. The case fits greatly on to the iPhone 5S and feels really good too, it doesn't at all add to the thickness of the phone. The buttons are easy to press, and the mic and speakers work just fine too. The only problem is that it is really hard to get off, and I haven't really taken it off that much either but still a few times has caused the case to break from where it has holes for the power cable and the silent button. I don't expect such quality from a case of this price, and a product from Apple. Except this one problem, the case is an amazing fit for the iPhone 5S. But I'll only give it two stars because it broke for me.

    2 of 2 people found this useful

  • 2.0 out of 5 stars

    Cannot use on Lightning to 30-pin Adapter (0.2 m)

    • Written by from Singapore

    I'm very surprise the case cannot use the Lightning to 30-pin Adapter (0.2 m) cable to charge

    1 of 3 people found this useful

  • 2.0 out of 5 stars

    meh.

    • Written by from Charlotte

    when I first bought the case, I loved how it fit like a glove on my brand new iPhone 5s; and it was a pretty funky color, too! but, as time has passed (maybe a month or so), my case has started getting really dingy looking. it seems to attract black dirt FAR TOO EASILY. now, instead of a brightly colored iPhone case, I have a dull pea-green soup-ish colored case.

    it almost makes me wanna get a new one so that my phone wouldn't look so gross, but, I feel like that would be a waste of money unless it was in black, which almost defeats the purpose.

    my boyfriend got the red one, and it's doing the same exact thing.

    sorry guys, but, I don't think I would recommend this one.

    3 of 3 people found this useful

  • 2.0 out of 5 stars

    Nice Look, Problem with On/Off Button

    • Written by from College Station

    Looks and feels great but I'm really disappointed with the design around the on/off button. I'm having to mash the on/off button repeatedly 2 or more times for it to work. I recommend holding off on purchasing this case until Apple redesigns it.

    1 of 3 people found this useful

  • 2.0 out of 5 stars

    Nice looking but squishes the top button

    • Written by from Clinton

    Great looking case but i feel like it is wrecking my phone in that it squishes my top button down causing a delay when i go to press any of the other buttons, including the main home button.

    1 of 2 people found this useful

  • 2.0 out of 5 stars

    Don't buy it!

    • Written by from Mount Airy

    It's a bad apple...I saw a joke online about how you can buy a case to protect the apple case! Gave it a 2 because the leather is nice...doesn't matter though because you will destroy it! Also, no right angle headphone jacks fit into the port, major fail apple, did you not check? It's not like a leather wallet that will last, it tears VERY easily!

    1 of 3 people found this useful

  • 2.0 out of 5 stars

    Hole at lightning port may break over time

    • Written by from Raleigh

    The hole around the lightning port opening has a very thin strip of plastic framing the outside edge, and this minor part of the case broke within a couple months, only having taken my phone out of the case a handful of times. It's nice to look at, fits great, and is comfy in hand, but structurally unreliable in the long term.

    2 of 3 people found this useful

  • 2.0 out of 5 stars

    Nice case...for a week

    • Written by from Chadds Ford

    It looked like a great case but after awhile it just looked bad. I am a huge apple fan and I am very disappointed because it was a nice looking case. I really don't recommend unless your going to get black but still the black wears too! Apple please try harder next time not worth $39

    2 of 4 people found this useful

  • 2.0 out of 5 stars

    Fragile

    • Written by from Bishops stortford

    The case has been beautifully designed, there is no doubt. The issue, at least with mine, is that as a result of the (very) tight fit, it is very difficult to put it on and take it off. I am VERY disappointed with the fact the inferior edge of the case, where the charging port is, snapped when i was putting it on and i promise you i am extremely carful with these things. It is a lot of money for a case and i was hoping it would last a year at least but it has been since october and it's snapped, rendering the case next to useless as now it slides off.

    5 of 5 people found this useful

  • 2.0 out of 5 stars

    not as durable as it shoud be

    • Written by from Indianapolis

    Nice and thin but can only survive 2-3 removals of the iphone until the small leather piece bridging the heaphone connection breaks. If you buy this case do so with the intention of never removing it.

    Also the headphone area is not sculpted so that many headphone jacks can not be inserted to complete depth

    2 of 3 people found this useful

  • 2.0 out of 5 stars

    Nice case but...

    • Written by from Davenport

    Stupid that it isn't compatible with the Lightning to 30-pin Adapter

    2 of 2 people found this useful

  • 2.0 out of 5 stars

    Signal strength

    • Written by from San Diego

    I have an iPhone 5 and an iPhone 5s both with the new case. Not sure if anyone else is having this issue but my signal strength seems spotty with it on... Never had a problem like this until I got the case and it's not till I got the second case for my iPhone 5 that I started thinking it might be the case... This is a major issue for a really well designed iPhone case! Perfect fit but signal issues...

    3 of 3 people found this useful

  • 2.0 out of 5 stars

    Brown - Good fit, Gets Dirty Quickly

    • Written by from Lexington

    I would recommend trying the black one. The lighter colors (like the brown) get dirty quickly and when you clean them, it leaves black marks (as if the dye used to color them wears away). It is also pretty slick on the back, so don't expect something more "grippy." All in all though, it does fit well and seems well constructed. It's slim and doesn't detract much (and enhances) the overall look of the phone.

    As lame as it sounds though, try the black one if you try at all.

    4 of 4 people found this useful

  • 2.0 out of 5 stars

    Very Nice Look, To Bad it Blocks the Plug of My Headset

    • Written by from Saint Peters

    I like the cases very much cool colors, simple and elegant, VERY NICE. Have only one issue with them, not long ago I purchased the MIE2i Mobile Headset for my previous phone and now that I want to use this with this new phone and case the case blocks the headset plug jack from going all they way in to the jack on the phone; so they do not work. I like the case but I am thinking about returning it.

    1 of 1 people found this useful

  • 2.0 out of 5 stars

    great case but headphones cant fit

    • Written by from Bronx

    great case one very big flaw, if you have any other headphones other than apple headphone they wont fit.

    3 of 5 people found this useful

  • 2.0 out of 5 stars

    Beautiful but not useful

    • Written by from Charlotte

    This case is the only case for iPhone 5s which is made by Apple. If you buy other brand's case from Apple, you cannot get the warranty from Apple. To get rid of this inconvenience, this one is the only choice for me. However, it is not as good as I expected. The case is made of leather, it is very beautiful (mine is red) and very light in weight. But the feeling of the buttons are very poor. It takes a lot of effort to use the power button. And the case is a little bit smooth that it's easy for me to fall the phone from my hand. So I return it.

    4 of 6 people found this useful

  • 2.0 out of 5 stars

    attractive but gets dirty quick and doesn't fit most aux cables

    • Written by from Greenfield

    picked up dirt quickly, headphones wouldn't fit aux hole

    3 of 6 people found this useful

  • 2.0 out of 5 stars

    Excellent protection but doesnt last

    • Written by from Baltimore

    I was really excited when apple came out with these colorful leather cases for the 5s. When the case came in, it looked great! Unfortunately, the leather has not held up very well after a few weeks of use. The case is very dirty and cannot be cleaned. Also, its scuffed up on the edges. My old rubber case still looks like new after a year of use, so ill be going back to this case. Im trying not to think about the $39 that i waisted on this:( If you decide to buy this, i would steer away from any color other than black.

    2 of 2 people found this useful