XtremeMac Microshield Fade Case for iPhone 5 Review

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As someone who loves simple cases that protect your device without adding too much weight or bulk, I’ve found that XtremeMac’s Microshield Fade Case for iPhone 5 does a great job of being simple while still retaining interest. When the case is on the phone, you barely know it is there. At the same time, the gradient transition from translucent to opaque when you travel down the iPhone is visually striking. Let’s take a look and then give two away.

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From XtremeMac:

Protect your new iPhone 5 device with this sophisticated and stylish Microshield Fade case by XtremeMac. Capturing the latest gradient color trends, the design gradually fades to various colors. It’s designed to allow full access to controls and buttons, and its thin form factor won’t add bulk to your iPhone 5 device. Smooth touch finish easily slides in and out of pockets and backpacks for quick access.


Gradient style finish

Smooth finish easily slides in/out of pockets

Available in: Purple/Pink, Orchid/White, Blue/Purple, Green/Yellow, Yellow/Orange, Black/Gray, Clear/Gray

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The case is light, and it is simple; it offers next to no drop protection and even less lay-on-the-table protection. Still, if you want something simple, and you are looking to give your iPhone 5 scratch protection and a new look, then  this is a relatively inexpensive way to get both.

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You can check out all the colors and order yours here. In addition we are giving two away in this week’s newsletter; check below for details.

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MSRP: $22.95

What I Like: Thin, Light; Simple; Well-priced

What Needs Improvement: No screen protection included; Not helpful if you drop your phone.

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