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Defender Series Case for Galaxy S4 Mini

$49.95
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  • Rugged Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini case guards against drops, dust and other mishaps
  • Your Galaxy S4 Mini is fully enclosed in this protective case
  • Avoid scratches and scrapes with the integrated screen protector
  • Trust your new phone to prevail over life’s mishaps when protected with an OtterBox Defender Series case
Defender Series Case for Galaxy S4 Mini

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Features:

A Mini version of the mighty Samsung Galaxy S4 is exactly what you needed. Its smaller form fits perfectly in your hand. Prepare for those moments when your Mini gets away from you with the rugged Defender Series Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini case. Prepped and ready to help avoid damage from drops, bumps and scrapes this Galaxy S4 Mini case has an integrated screen protector and comes with a belt-clip holster. Not only does this holster fit on belts and straps, the clip locks open to perform as a kickstand for viewing media. Put your trust in the Defender Series Galaxy S4 Mini case.



Compatibility:

  • Samsung Galaxy S4 mini


Features:

  • Enjoy complete functionality of the device through the Defender Series case
  • Port plugs keep dust and debris from entering openings of the device
  • Multi-layer case includes high-impact polycarbonate shell, built-in screen protector, outer slip cover and a belt-clip holster
  • 1-year warranty


Material:

  • Two-piece inner shell snaps together to completely enclose the device
  • The screen protector is built into the shell to guard the touch screen against scratches and scuffs
  • Outer slip cover wraps around inner shell and absorbs impact shock from drops and bumps
  • The included holster clips onto belts and straps and acts as a kickstand for viewing media


Environmental Protection:

The Defender Series case provides added protection against bumps, drops, dust and shock but is NOT protective against water.

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Rated 4.3 out of 5 by 92 reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by protection and replacement My G-4 mini is alive and well after 2 potential disasters. 1. It dropped out of a pocket on the freeway - survived and was returned by the rider behind us.Best phone case ever. 2. It protected and prevented further heat damage. Didn't explode or totally melt down in flames. Screen warped a bite and side keys melted somewhat. I'd had the phone less then 6 weeks prior to both mishaps...SO GRATEFUL for otter box products and staff. September 13, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by warranty I broke the belt holster on my case and went to the Verizon store to see of it can be fixed. They advised me that Otter box will replace the part within the first year. I went online and filed for a replacement on the form they supply. I received the wrong part and when I contacted them I was sent an whole new case. The customer service is great and easy. Thank you Otter box. September 11, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Go with Otter Great fit and Doesn't hinder operation of phone. protective screen works great September 8, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Great Service I bought my case at a local retailer. When the belt clip broke I contacted Otterbox through their website and it was taken care of. Very simple process. Even when they shipped the wrong replacement part it was easy to get that remedied as well. The case works for my purposes. It protects the phone well and the case can be used with or without the belt clip with no issue. I wish the belt clip was not so chunky and more durable. Maybe conflicting wishes September 6, 2014
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Yes, this case is designed to fit all versions of the Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini.
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There is a noticeable bowing outward on the screen protector "film" of about 1/16in that makes it nearly impossible to accurately swipe. Is this normal? If so, is there anyway to compensate for the lack of swipe capability? I've heard great things about Otter cases and am a little disappointed if this is indeed the "norm." Thanks!
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Not the norm for me. No bowing of the case noticed and no issues
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I had the same problem when I first got my case. After having it for a few weeks now, I've broken the case in, and that bowing isn't really there any more. If you continue to text (or whatever else) the way you want to be able to, you will break the case in to your own personalized needs. Also, I've found keeping my nails short makes texting using the swipe method easiest. For now, if you just press harder when you do it, everything should work out=)
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its the integrated screen protector. Try the Commuter version which comes with a stick on film instead of the hard plastic screen cover (works perfectly). The Commuter case is also smaller, which for me is the reason I chose the S4 mini.
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This is normal and you may need to take the clear cover off the case and use a stick on protector.
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Howdy Chris! I think you may have a dud, sorry to say. I've had my case about a month, and haven't had any trouble swiping, or noticed a bulging of the screen protector. Manufacturing error? I'd email Otter box and ask them to replace it. Hope this helped, cheers!
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I'm not sure, ChrisS, but you might have the same problem that my wife encountered when she first put her S4 Mini into the Defender case. She, too, complained that the Defender's screen protector was bowing and/or that there was a "gap" between the protector and the Mini's touchscreen. I hadn't had any such problem, so I tried my hand at remounting her Mini in the Defender. What we discovered is that she wasn't getting the side latching points on the Defender completely closed. The rubbery outer case will slip cleanly over the inner hard skeleton case even if it isn't closed tightly. Therefore, you might try this: remount your S4 mini in the hard inner skeleton case by sliding the case's front and back together at the TOP first, then seating it with a firm squeeze at the BOTTOM, and then simultaneously giving the RIGHT AND LEFT EDGES of the case a very hard squeeze. You should feel the Defender's hard case snap/lock into a nice, gapless/bowless fit around the S4 Mini. If you don't, then turn the phone-and-case face down on a hard surface and (using your thumbs) put a good bit of pressure on the right and left edges (where the latching points are) until it snaps/locks together. Then, slip on the grippy/rubbery outer case and enjoy your new phone! This has worked for both of us with our S4 Mini-and-OtterBox-Defender combos. I hope it works for you!
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It will get better as the case breaks in. give it a few weeks.
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