It looks like folks hoping to find a case that offers full device protection for their iPhone 5s may not have to wait very long to get one. Popular case-maker OtterBox announced this week that it has 4 cases ready to go for the handset.
More specifically, the company says that all of its new cases are “designed specifically to accommodate the new Touch ID fingerprint identity sensor technology,” and all device functionality remains uninhibited by the accessories…
From OtterBox’s press release:
“Every Apple launch means new technologies that enhance the iPhone user experience, while at the same time create challenges for our products to evolve,” said OtterBox CEO Brian Thomas. “We have very talented design and engineering teams working hard to anticipate new technologies and determine the most elegant solutions for our cases which complement the user experience. As always, the OtterBox team will lead with innovations in premium protective solutions for these new devices and welcome the challenges that each new product launch generates.”
The Defender Series combines a built-in screen protector, polycarbonate frame and shock-absorbing synthetic rubber to provide industry-leading protection from scratches, dust and drops. The new styling of the Defender Series was designed specifically to accommodate the new Touch ID fingerprint identity sensor technology, and all device functionality remains uninhibited by the case. A holster-style swivel belt clip is included for hands-free carrying.”
The Colorado-based company goes on to say that its Defender, Commuter, Reflex and Prefix cases will be immediately available for the iPhone 5s, and Defender /Commuter cases for the iPhone 5c will be available in the coming weeks.
The Defender series runs between $49.95 – $59.95, the Commuter between $34.95 – $39.90, the Reflex will cost you $34.95 and the Prefix $24.95. If you’d like to learn more about the iPhone 5s, be sure to check out our recap page.