As the iPhone 5 Armageddon nears, it’s only natural for case manufacturers to start ramping up production to prepare. It’s a risk undertaken by only the bravest — to jump the gun so soon — as the influx of Apple euphoria prepares to enter our veins, and it seems some companies were so assured by the numerous part leaks that the logical course of action was to create Crayola-colored cases.
If you wanted to make the premium design of the iPhone appear cheap, then maybe you’ll consider these samples originating out of China. What gaudy shade of plastic neon do you prefer? Or perhaps you like your case to have a cutout of a cat.
As expected, the manufacturers accounted for the taller screen, smaller dock connector, displaced headphone jack and modified speakers. Bravo. Now will consumers get any use out of these, or will we see a repeat of last year’s case fiasco? The anticipation is killing me.