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Preserver Series for iPhone 5S

$89.95
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  • Highly protective waterproof iPhone 5s case for all those spontaneous moments of fun
  • Get tossed into a pool, flop into the snow and stomp through puddles without worry about your phone getting wet
  • This iPhone 5s Preserver Series waterproof case offers Military-rated drop protection (MIL STD 810G-516.6)
  • Combine trusted OtterBox protection with this waterproof iPhone case, and you’re invincible against the fun police

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iPhone + iPad Life Magazine Best of CES 2014

Preserver Series for iPhone 5S

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Features:

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  • Embrace water.
    Since most of the world is water, you’re going to run into it now and then. Don’t pass up any opportunity for fun, no matter how wet and messy. With the Preserver Series waterproof phone 5s case you can splash right into the thick of it with your iPhone 5s in hand.
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  • Case features:
    • Two-piece case with snap assembly for easy installation
    • Internal foam cushions device and holds it in place inside the case
    • Includes an adjustable lanyard for convenient carrying and tethering
    • Waterproof: fully submergible up to 6.6 ft. (2 m) for 30 minutes (IP-X8)
    • Drop proof: military-rated drop protection (MIL STD 810G-516.6)
    • Dust proof: blocks entry of dust and debris particles (IP-6X)
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  • A splash of color.
    The Preserver Series iPhone 5s waterproof case is available in a variety of colors to complement your colorful personality.
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  • Serious protection.
    Your adventures don’t just lead you to water. The ground is hard everywhere. This highly-protective waterproof iPhone 5s case is built to prevail over the drops, dings and bruises that happen when you don’t hesitate to leap into the action.


Compatibility:

  • Apple iPhone 5s


Features:

  • Waterproof: fully submergible up to 6.6 ft. (2 m) for 30 minutes (IP-X8)
  • Drop proof: protects device from drops up to 6.6 ft. (2 m)
  • Dust proof: Military-rated drop protection (MIL STD 810G-516.6)
  • Uninhibited use of all device features and functions through the case
  • Includes an adjustable lanyard for convenient carrying and tethering


Material:

  • Solid polycarbonate shell: deflects impact away from the device
  • Overmolded synthetic rubber: absorbs impact and provides good grip
  • Internal foam: cushions device and holds it in place inside the case


Environmental Protection:

The Preserver Series case for Apple iPhone 5s provides added protection against water, drops, bumps and shock.

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Rated 3.9 out of 5 by 297 reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by So far, so good! Great feel to the case (no more sticky rubber case for me!). Got the primrose case, it's a pretty color, just would have liked an option that wasn't so bright, but still feminine. That said, the primrose is still pretty! Easy to install phone, easy to plug in to charge or to plug in headphones. Have not had any run-ins with water yet, but can tell that the case would protect against splashes and drops. Just wish I would have had this case right when I got my iPhone 5S so that it would have been protected from day one. I am always shocked when people have an iPhone without a case, let alone without an Otterbox case. Love Otterbox products and will always use the cases on my iPhones. Thanks for a quality product! August 17, 2014
Rated 2 out of 5 by Good Protect equals Poor Audio I really do not like this case and regret the purchase. While it is protecting the phone from water damage, the audio is severely compromised and the touch screen is harder to use with the extra protection. All the things that protect the phone make the functionality of the ACTUAL PHONE harder. August 14, 2014
Rated 1 out of 5 by Nice Concept but Failed Execution! Case looks and feels great. Passed water test, as expected. However, upon first entry into water in the real world, it failed and did so miserably. The case filled with water which lined the entire phone. Luckily water did not permanently damage the phone, but it surely did get inside the phone. Also, the lime green casing looks nice for about a week and then it starts to appear soiled and dirty. There seemed to be no way to get the dirt/grease out of the case. In the end, I cannot recommend this case nor will I potentially try any other waterproof cases from Otterbox. I've had the Tough Armor case and this one and they are both complete failures. Back to the drawing board Otterbox... August 14, 2014
Rated 3 out of 5 by so-so I was very hopeful for this case to be an improved Lifeproof type, but am now very disappointed with it. For starters, the switch/button for silencing is awful. So bad, I dont understand how they released it. Very hard to activate and not comfortable. I understand the idea of the case being waterproof and protective, but not to the point where it greatly affects the performance of the phone. I have a phone to use it as a phone - hear others well and for others to hear me well. This case makes the volume very low, and makes others comment regularly that they're catching about every other word at times. This isnt a signal or user issue. I take the case off and it perfoms perfectly. I like the feel and protectivity. Not happy with this product overallall, and will be replacing it. August 12, 2014
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The packaging shows that it is specifically for the 5 and 5S
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I have an iPhone 5 and I'm really interested in the waterproof preserver series. I would like to know if the 5s case would fit the 5 and still be waterproof? I looked for just a regular 5 case but it always brings me back to the 5S product.
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The packaging shows that the case is for both the 5 and 5S.
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You can put a WW sticker on the case, but the cases themselves are just shipped with the specified colors at this time.
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No but it comes with a wrist strap
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At the moment, there is no holster for the case. It does fit very nicely in the pocket though!
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Does not come with a holster.
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Wouldn't suggest that...it is not buoyant by itself, but there are some foam devices that could be attached to the lanyard, which are sold at marine stores which would suffice if it was dropped into the water. While bulkier, losing an expensive phone, with all your data, pictures, and numbers is not such a great option. Seal Line makes high quality zip lock type dry bags which I have stored my equipment in, and if they are sealed with some air in them, they will float...tested, and works!
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No not a chance. It does how ever have a place for a lanyard which you can attach a float to and that will help it float.
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The case itself does not float (I know from experience)

I had a lifeproof life jacket I used when I had my lifeproof case. I found the preserver case fit into it perfect. Makes it very bulky but is worth it, if you're around water.
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No. Sinks like a rock!
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No. You will need an accessory similiar the the Lifeproof LifeJacket. I have not tested to see if the Lifeproof Life Jacket would fit on this case.
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No. Will go straight to the bottom. Attach the lanyard and attach a float device. Test before getting near water. Also test the case's water integrity before placing phone inside. Just in case.
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“I found OtterBox's new Preserver Series case to be an excellent product that would make a great addition to any consumer's iPhone 5.” - The Tech Reviewer



“This two-piece case draws from LifeProof’s style and keeps Otterbox’s renowned ruggedness. Slim, protective, and fully submergible up to six feet. Who says waterproof cases have to be bulky?” - iPhone Life



“All functions remain accessible through the case even though each port and button are fully protected.” - 9 to 5 Mac



“What makes these cases great is the fact they are water-, drop- and dust-proof. Protected by a Preserver case, your smartphone can be fully submerged in water for up to 6.6 ft. for 30 minutes.” - Into Mobile



“Protection doesn’t come at the cost of functionality with these precision-engineered GALAXY S4 and iPhone waterproof cases. All features are fully accessible and audio quality is uncompromised.” - iClarified



“I put the case together without a handset and tested it in a bathtub for 30 minutes. There was absolutely no water inside of the case.” - App Advice