Personalize and protect your BlackBerry Smartphone with original BlackBerry Skins. The rubberized exterior provides you with a sure grip, protecting all corners and sides of your BlackBerry Curve against bumps and scratches. It also helps prevent your BlackBerry from sliding across your car's dashboard or other slick or angled surfaces. BlackBerry Skins feature easy-access openings audio input and output ports, micro-USB port, programmable convenience keys, stereo jack and camera. Plus, the keyboard and screen remain uncovered, so you can type and place calls as efficiently as ever.
Fommy Product Review:
Overview: RIM has been producing BlackBerry devices for 10 years now, and while many variations have come and gone, all the way from the humble pager to the now common and ever growing smartphone platform, they have always needed protection and RIM frequently is the one who provides it, whether it comes bundled or sold separately. While the popularity of leather cases has weaned a bit since the BlackBerry’s conception, Skin cases are still booming and provide excellent protection without much bulk or cost.
Durability: The material of this skin case quite thin and lightweight, but this has one small drawback: it’s fairly stretchy. It’s quite elastic and easy to stretch and could lead to tearing if pulled on hard enough, but you would have to stretch it over half its size again before it begins to suffer significant straining. Even so, it snaps back very nicely to its original shape even after significant stretches. And in addition the flexibility helps dissipate damage to the skin, preventing scrapes and cuts that may render if unsightly and eventually unusable. It showed no sign of damage after scratching it with my fingernails, rubbing keys across it, and even after running a pair of sharp scissors lightly across the surface.
Design/Functionality: This rubberized shell is actually rather slippery, but it has an odd helper, the logo. Typically logos are just for show, but the carved in logo actually helps to give a better grip on the case/phone as well as giving it a very official look.
It’s extremely well molded to the BlackBerry Curve’s design, especially around the face of the BlackBerry Curve. But the design could use a bit more work. Even though the skin case is very thin, it still makes it so you have to push on the buttons from directly above them; which can make it difficult if you’re used to rubbing your finger down the side. But unlike many skin cases for the BlackBerry Curve, the bottom of the keyboard is still easily accessible and not any more difficult than usual.
Of course, being a case it is designed for protection as well. In addition to being quite durable by itself, the case is a very nice shock absorber. The flexible design helps to dissipate damage across the surface of the material, preventing harmful cracks to your BlackBerry Curve. The whole face of the BlackBerry Curveis pretty exposed though, so a screen protector would be a good idea if you plan on throwing it in your pocket.
Conclusion: If you’re looking for an official BlackBerry case that is almost perfectly molded for your BlackBerry Curve, this is a great choice. Usability for some of the side buttons could be improved though.
- Illustrate your BlackBerry Curve in fashion!
- High quality material for long-lasting and durability.
- Rubberized exterior provides a sure grip.
- Blackberry RIM Original accessory.
- Protect your valuable BlackBerry Curve from accidental drops or bumps.
- Open slots allows you to access all the controls and buttons without having to remove the skin.
- Plus, the keyboard and screen remain uncovered, so you can type and place calls as efficiently as ever.
- Helps to prevent your BlackBerry Curve from sliding on soft surfaces or angles surfaces.
- Type: Skin case.
- Rubberized exterior.
- Color: White.
- Manufactured by: BlackBerry.
- Part No: HDW-24211-003.
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