CES 2013 was mainly about Android phones like Sony Xperia Z and Apple's absence was prominent. In spite of that, several accessory manufacturers made sure that Apple remained in the news. This can be said, as the companies brought accessories of all kinds for iPhones and iPads. Some of the most eye-catching cases for iPhone 5 have been listed here. They range from sophisticated and sometimes corny, to downright obnoxious (check out the bunny fur case).
Sensus Case- innovation at fingertips
Sensus case, developed by Canopy, has to be the most innovative phone case seen at this year's CES. Adding touch capabilities to the sides and back of iPhone, this iPhone case stands a mile apart from the rest. The protective case adds touch response allowing users to employ upto 10 fingers for navigation. A whole range of possibilities have been opened up with this case especially in terms of gaming. Users can also scroll around pages without actually touching the screen. The Sensus case is set to be released sometime in the summer of 2013 and will be priced less than $100 (approx Rs. 5500).
Bunny Fur Case- Its real
For the animal lovers out there, this might be downright appalling, and for others, this will be one of those things that will leave a bad taste in the mouth. Made out of real rabbit fur, bunny fur case for iPhone from New Star Life would have been a cute addition if only it was made of faux fur.
IdAmerica's Cushi Plus case- cuteness in 3D
IdAmerica's Cushi Plus case adds another dimension to bumpers with 3D foam being added in different shapes, colors and patterns which sticks to back surface of the iPhone. At CES the foam skins were paired with Cushi Band. The phone case sells at $24.95 (around Rs 1400)
CaseMate Signature iPhone 5 case- class and sophistication
For the lovers of sophistication and premium products, CaseMate Signature range of cases for iPhone 5 proves to be the perfect option. Known for the high-end finish of the cases made of premium materials, CaseMate has not disappointed in the CES and had brought along several cases for iOS devices including iPhone 5.
Lego iPhone 5 case- return to LEGO
Ever had a penchant for LEGO and still wish to reminisce the childhood days of playing LEGO? SmallWorks has brought out a case for iPhone 5 called the SmallWorks BrickCase. This case allows users to build a whole range of designs by adding LEGO bricks to the phone. BrickCases have complete compatibility with LEGO bricks.
However, LEGO bricks do not accompany the case. Users have to purchase them separately. This is compensated by the fact that users can build any kind of design, be it very simple or very complex. The BrickCases are available in a range of colors for iPhone 5, iPhone 4/4S and iPod Touch (4th generation). It can be purchased at a price of $24.99(around Rs. 1400).
aXtion Go case for iPhone 5- tough cases
If you are one of those folks who treat their phones roughly and constantly regret about how not being able to take care your iPhone well, aXtion Go phone cases are the solution. Rugged, water-resistant and waterproof, aXtion Go cases are perfect for use in rain, beach, poolside etc. aXtion Pro cases provide even more robust protection. These air-cushioned stylish cases are one of the best among the cases in CES 2013. The cases are accompanied by a range of accessories too. The Go cases will cost lesser than the Pro cases and will be available for sale from February.
CaseMate Crafted for iPhone 5- making a design statement
CaseMate, as usual, stands a class apart, delivering sophistication and classy designs. The company makes a design statement with its range of cases that have been crafted for iPhone 5. These cases have been made of wood, gemstones etc. At CES 2013, the craft collection got 12 new additions which utilized pearls, gemstones etc. to give that unique feel to the cases and ultimately to your iPhone. The design of the cases in the crafted collection is based on vintage cars, at the same time giving a modern form factor to the iPhone 5. The showcase material is surrounded with brushed aluminium. The cases made of two pieces which seamlessly fits, exudes beauty, as well as solid and strong built.
PureGear aMAZEing iPhone 5 case- best protection and design
PureGear aMAZEing iPhone cases stand true to what the company is known for- delivering best design as well as protection with its cases. The aMAZEing range of phone cases will enable you to have labyrinthine-style maze games on the back of your iPhone. Available in a range of colors, these cases definitely catch the eye.
Vaja case for iPhone 5-get colorful
Vaja is known for bringing out high-end leather cases. At CES 2013, Vaja cases were seen sporting some really bold colors. Vaja gives customers the luxury to choose the external rather and internal lining they wish to have on their cases. The new colorful iPhone cases from Vaja are sure to be a hit.
uNu's DX Protective Battery Case- prolongs the usage time
uNu DX Protective Battery cases have already been available for iPhone 4 and 4S. CES 2013 saw the company displaying cases for iPhone 5 too. uNu might probably be one of the first companies that has manufactured extended battery case for iPhone 5. The case which costs $80 (around Rs. 4400) will double the usage time of the iPhone and protects the phone at the same time.