New Speck Apple iPhone 7 Case Models (and iPhone 7 Plus too)
Two days ago at the Apple Special Event in San Francisco, CA, the folks at Apple introduced what are arguably their greatest mobile phones created to date–the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus. As soon as this event was over, dozens of case manufacturers followed suit and introduced new products of their own for use with Apple’s latest creations. Of these, we at Beantown have our favorites, and among them, comes the latest from Speck. We thought we would see additions to the CandyShell line. Instead we got a whole new line–Presidio. So without further adieu, we’d like to introduce the new Presidio line of Apple iPhone 7 & iPhone 7 Plus case designs from Speck Products.
Introducing Speck Presidio Apple iPhone 7 and 7 Plus Cases
Speck has introduced Presidio, and with it, seven new Apple iPhone 7 and six Apple iPhone 7 Plus case designs:
- Presidio Clear
- Presidio Clear + Glitter
- Presidio Clear + Print
- Presidio Grip
- Presidio Inked
- Presidio Wallet
All new Speck Presidio case designs are available for both the Apple iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, with the exception of the Presidio Wallet. The latter is only available for use with the iPhone 7.
The Presidio Clear, Clear + Glitter, and Clear + Print case designs are aimed at those who want a clean, clear, maybe even slightly colorful or patterned look. Although these Clear designs are now 8-foot drop tested, they take a minimalist design approach, which is fine for many of us. They also have a dual-layered design.
The Presidio Grip case design offers a slightly higher level of device protection over its Presidio Clear cousins. This model is 10-foot drop tested. And it comes with that famous Speck no-slip grip.
Like the Presidio Grip, the Presidio and Presidio Inked case designs are geared towards those who want a higher level of device protection. These two models come in a dual-layer design which offers better protection when your device hits the ground on one of its corners. This model is 10-foot drop tested.
Like the Presidio and Presidio Inked, the Presidio Wallet case has that higher level of device protection in a dual-layer design. The Wallet is so named as it can hold up to 3 credit cards or a bit of cash. It too is 10-foot drop tested.
Speck’s Presidio Case Design
What differentiates Presidio from the CandyShell model is this product they call IMPACTIUM™. It’s their new shock-absorbing material that disperses the load away from the impact site. The Presidio Clear case designs utilize a product called IMPACTIUM™ CLEAR.
According to Bryan Hynecek, Speck’s Design Chief, “Shrinking the bulk-to-protection ratio is the fundamental design challenge we face as we continue to innovative in our industry. Presidio represents a significant breakthrough for the Speck design team. It is the most protective case we’ve built, and adds 20 percent less bulk to your device than CandyShell, which is already the standard for slim impact protection.”
Presidio Clear, Clear + Glitter, and Clear + Print Cases
The new Presidio Clear, Clear + Glitter, and Clear + Print case designs are the perfect way to show off the factory finish of your new Apple iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus.
These dual-layer cases offer twice the military-grade drop protection and are either completely clear, clear with a printed design, or offer shimmering glitter to display the new finish of your iPhone 7/7 Plus.
If this isn’t enough, the Presidio Clear is resistant to scratches, ultraviolet light and many chemicals, and it resists yellowing.
The Presidio Clear case is available in Clear or Onyx Black.
The Presidio Clear + Glitter case is available in Clear, Onyx, and Rose Pink all with Gold Glitter.
The Presidio Clear + Print case, one of our two favorites, is available in 9 designs, all shown above.
All three Speck Presidio Clear model lines come with IMPACTIUM™ CLEAR protection.
Presidio Grip iPhone 7 Cases
As we mentioned above, the Presidio Grip case designs offer more protection over its Presidio Clear cousins. And this case design is 10-foot drop tested, more then double the military standard MIL-STD-810F.
The Presidio Grip case is available in 6 designs, all shown above.
Presidio and Presidio Inked iPhone 7 Cases
The Presidio and Presidio Inked have wraparound designs, printed with scratch-resistant technology. Between these two case designs, you’ve got 16 patterns to choose from for your Apple iPhone 7. These two designs offer some truly eye-catching patterns and color combinations that make protecting your phone more stylish than ever.
The Presidio case is available in in 7 designs, all shown above.
The Presidio Inked case, the second of our two favorites, is available in 9 designs, all shown above.
Presidio Wallet iPhone 7 Cases
The most intriguing of all the Speck Presidio line is the Presidio Wallet. Having the ability to secure up to 3 credit cards or some cash within the case puts everything within one pocket, minus your keys of course.
The Presidio Wallet case is available in 3 designs: Black/Black, Mineral Teal/Jewel Teal, and Syrah Purple/Magenta Pink.
Speck’s Presidio, Presidio Inked, Presidio Grip, and Presidio Wallet model lines all come with IMPACTIUM™ shock barrier protection.
Speckulations and Final Thoughts
As you’ve seen above, Speck has a lot more to offer than most case manufacturers when it comes to protecting your Apple iPhone 7 & iPhone 7 devices.
Speck continues to raise the bar on the competition with their Presidio series. Speck’s Presidio cases have a limited lifetime warranty with a 30-day guarantee.
Presidio Clear, Clear + Glitter, and Clear + Inked are available at SpeckProducts, Amazon (see below) and other online and brick-and-mortar retailers with list pricing of $39.95 and $44.95 (2), respectively.
Presidio and Presidio Grip are available with list pricing of $39.95.
Presidio Inked and Presidio Wallet are available with list pricing of $44.95.
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