With today’s extremely wide offering of iPhone cases, it is a difficult, expensive task to find a great one. While I was at CES talking to the group at the BodyGuardz booth I was introduced to the Mykase, an iPhone 4/4S case with an interchangeable back plate. With its quality build and new design, the Mykase is a breath of fresh air.
The Mykase is made up of three parts: the bottom, the top, and the back-plate. This trio fit together to makeup the case. The top and bottom piece slide together very similar to the way Incase’s (among other cases) slider case does. The shell (everything but the backplate) comes in two finishes; the black case is a matte soft-touch while the white case is glossy. In regards to ports and buttons, the case has cutouts for everything (no rubber button covers unfortunately) with ample space for finger pushing and wire connections.
As is with other hard-shell cases, the Mykase offers ample protection from drops and dings. The screen is partially protected by a rim along the sides while the rear and sides are completely protected by the case. I still wouldn’t reccomend tossing it down a flight of stairs, though. Continue reading