SPIGEN SGP Linear Blitz Phone 5 Case Review

SPIGEN SGP Linear Blitz Phone 5 Case Review

SPIGEN SGP has done it again with their Linear Blitz for iPhone 5. Yes, the company has been on a roll with their iPhone 5 cases, and the SPIGEN SGP Linear Blitz for iPhone 5 is yet another case that brings qualities, plenty of “extras” and good protection at an impressive price. How impressive is the pricing on the Linear Blitz? For under $32 you get a case with a real aluminum back plate, a quality screen protector, a cleaning cloth and three Jelly Bean Home Buttons; I would say that is a remarkably good value! Here’s a video look at the case.

As you can see, the SPIGEN SGP Linear Blitz for iPhone 5 is a great way to give your iPhone 5 near-complete protection. No, this case won’t protect the iPhone 5 from water or dust, but for everyday bump and scratch protection it will be more than sufficient. I love the fact that the company didn’t just throw an aluminum back plate into the case but rather took the time to design a plate such that the metal will never come into contact with the iPhone itself. It is that attention to detail that, time and again, makes SPIGEN SGP’s cases impressive. That fact, when combined with reasonable prices, lets the company’s offerings stand out in a crowded market.

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I like the Linear Blitz for iPhone 5 a great deal. I like the use of metal for the back plate, the complete bumper protection that wraps around the phone and the inclusion of a screen protector and Jelly Bean Home Buttons to round our the package. I also like the price. You can check out the SPIGEN SGP Linear Blitz for iPhone 5 here on the product page.

MSRP: $31.99

What I Like: Real metal back; Complete bumper protection; lots of included extras; Great price

What Needs Improvement: I don’t love the contrasting color of the bottom bumper cap

Source: Manufacturer supplied review sample

About the Author

Dan Cohen
Having a father who was heavily involved in early laser and fiber-optical research, Dan grew up surrounded by technology and gadgets. Dan’s father brought home one of the very first video games when he was young and Dan remembers seeing a “pre-release” touchtone phone. (When he asked his father what the “#” and “*” buttons were his dad said, “Some day, far in the future, we’ll have some use for them.”) Technology seemed to be in Dan’s blood but at some point he took a different path and ended up in the clergy. His passion for technology and gadgets never left him. Dan is married to Raina Goldberg who is also an avid user of Apple products. They live in New Jersey with their golden doodle Nava.