LifeProof launches new Touch ID-compatible, waterproof iPhone 5s case

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Hot on the heels of Incipio’s announcement of its new waterproof, Touch ID-friendly Atlas iPhone 5s case, LifeProof has unveiled a new 5s case of its own. It too is waterproof, and 100% compatible with Touch ID.

It’s called the iPhone 5s nüüd Case, and LifeProof bills it as the “thinnest, lightest, all-protective iPhone 5s case ever made.” It’s fully submersible up to 6.6 feet, and is capable of surviving drops from up to 6.6 feet…

From LifeProof’s announcement (via Tuaw):

“iPhone 5s represents everything technologically possible and technologically useful in a smartphone. And, nüüd for iPhone 5s makes that technology more useful than ever thought possible. Blending maximum protection with ultimate usability, nüüd is engineered for all of your possibilities.

LifeProof’s nüüd screenless technology protects iPhone 5s from splashes, fumbles and full submersion, all while opening the touchscreen to direct touch. And that’s not the only thing you can touch. With complete Touch ID compatibility, nüüd is the only all-protective case that does so much while letting you touch so much!”

And here’s a list of the case’s features:

  • The thinnest, lightest, all-protective iPhone 5s case ever made
  • Screenless technology lets you touch your phone’s actual touchscreen
  • Works flawlessly with the iPhone 5s Touch ID feature
  • Fully submersible to 6.6 feet
  • Survives drops from up to 6.6 feet
  • Totally sealed from dirt, dust, snow and ice
  • Complete access to all buttons, ports and headphone jack
  • Clear case back shows off the brilliant Apple design
  • Maximum sound output and clarity
  • Anti-reflective optical-glass camera lens
  • Includes optional scratch protectors
  • Your nüüd for iPhone 5s is backed by a 1-year warranty

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There’s no shortage of waterproof iPhone 5 or 5s cases on the market, but the pool of Touch ID-compatible cases is decidedly smaller. Most protective cases cover the Home button, making it impossible to scan fingerprints.

But if you’re in the market for one that can, LifeProof has a pretty solid reputation. And this nüüd seems to be priced similarly to other like-cases. If you’re interested, you can pick one up from LifeProof’s web store for $89.99.