Asked by: Tonatiuh Iturza
technology and computing tablets and e readers

Which Otterbox is better commuter or symmetry?

Last Updated: 2nd March, 2020

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The Otterbox Symmetry is a decent case.However,the back of the case is quite slick so it will slide arounda bitmore than the Otterbox Commuter. Also, the corners areslickwhich means there is a higher chance that the case will fallout ofyour hand. With that being said, it is a good case for anofficedweller.

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Furthermore, which is better the OtterBox Defender or Commuter?

As far as size goes, the Defender is muchthickerand longer. It's a more rugged case, made for heavier phoneuserswho need more protection. The Commuter is thelightweightcase of the two, and is also less bulky and invasive.It's not aspace hog and fits more easily into pockets, whether itsin yourjeans or purse.

Subsequently, question is, is the OtterBox symmetry protective? It's not super bulky and has a good dealofprotection. Obviously the Symmetry line isn'tasrugged as the Defender line but the Symmetry lineoffers"Slim Protection". Symmetry Series is theslimprotective iPhone X case that turns the ordinary intotheextraordinary.

In this regard, which OtterBox is the most protective?

Best Overall: OtterBoxCommuterSeries The OtterBox Commuter Series is the workhorseofthe OtterBox lineup of cases. It offers a nice balanceofprotection and good-looks and generally works with avarietyof phones.

Which OtterBox is best for iPhone XS?

The Best Otterbox Cases for the iPhone XS

  • Otterbox Defender.
  • Otterbox Defender Pro.
  • Otterbox Symmetry.
  • Otterbox Traction.

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Does otterbox guarantee protection?

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Is otterbox really the best?

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What is Otterbox Commuter Series?

Commuter Series by OtterBox is builtforbusiness. Featuring a durable, two-layer construction,CommuterSeries withstands serious drops and falls so yourIPhone 6/6sremains damage free.

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Can I use a glass screen protector with Otterbox?

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Which Otterbox has a screen protector?

For screen protection, the onlytwoOtterbox cases that come with screen protectorsarethe Commuter and Defender. The Commuter is stickyscreenprotector where the Defender is built intothecase.

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What is otterbox Screenless edition?

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What is the best phone case?

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Which is the toughest OtterBox?

Otterbox Defender Series Case
Many people consider Otterbox to be thegoldstandard when it comes to rugged protection for your iPhone,andthe Defender Series is the toughest case it offers.Itboasts a layered design with a durable siliconeslipcoversurrounded by a polycarbonate shell.

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Does otterbox guarantee your phone?

Re: Cracked Phone
I've heard several times that if your phoneisdamaged in an Otterbox case, get aholdofOtterbox and talk to them about it because part oftheOtterbox "guarantee" is that if your phonebreakswhile it's in their case, they'llreplaceit.

Ioritz Adamenko

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What is otterbox symmetry?

Otterbox Symmetry Series for iPhone review:Slimand stylish protection. Otterbox is a trusted name iniPhoneprotection, but we usually think of the rugged, bulkyDefenderseries cases when their name comes up.

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What is the Otterbox made of?

The type of plastic used to make the coloredOtterBoxesis an ABS plastic that’s reinforcedwithfiberglass. The type of plastic used to make clear OtterBoxesishigh impact polycarbonate. All Otter Boxes (regardless ofmaterialused) offer the same protection.

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Which OtterBox case is waterproof?

OtterBox has quietly exited thewaterproofcase market, leaving that sort of protection toLifeProof, theSan Diego company Otter Products acquired in2013.OtterBox Preserver waterproof case won't be madefornew phones, but still available for iPhone 5/5s andGalaxyS5.

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Do LifeProof cases protect the screen from cracking?

Both case types are waterproof, drop-proof,shockproof, slim and tough but the biggest difference is thattheLifeProof Nuud cases do not include ascreenprotector. If you are prone to cracked orbrokenscreens the LifeProof Fre is the clear choiceforyou.

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How much did Otterbox buy LifeProof for?

Terms of the deal weren't disclosed, but it was likelyinthe tens of millions of dollars and perhaps even more. In2012,OtterBox had approximately $600 million in revenues.Thatwas up from $10.8 million in 2008. Yes, the iPhone-case game isbigbusiness.

Auixa Merckl

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How do you open the Otterbox Defender Pro?

Method 1 Defender Series
  1. Remove the snap-on holster.
  2. Find an opening in the silicone slipcover.
  3. Wedge a thin tool under the cover.
  4. Peel the silicone off carefully.
  5. Find the tension clips along the edge of the case.
  6. Release one of the tension clips.
  7. Continue releasing tension clips until the twohalvesseparate.

Sandita Bierschroder

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Where is otterbox made?

The one from BestBuy was made in Germany, Theonefrom Amazon was made in Mexico. They both appeargenuine,and they look and feel the same. Packaging is theoriginalOtterBox and so was the product. Description on boxreadsthat it was designed in Colorado (OtterBoxheadquarters) andassembled in the USA.

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Is otterbox symmetry as good as defender?

The Symmetry Series. The OtterboxSymmetryfrom Outerbox is made slimmer than the Defenderseries. Thecase is also made for people out there looking for styleand lightweight cases. With one-piece design and slimmer thantheDefender series, the Symmetry cases still canprotectfrom a high drop, just in a stylish way

Trifon Saucedo

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Does the Otterbox symmetry clear case turn yellow?

Symmetry Series Clear Crystal is madefroma specially formulated material withanti-yellowingproperties, without which the casewould "yellow"from exposure to UV light over time,defeating the concept ofclearly displaying iPhone's flatteringfinishes.