cellhelmet is a new case built from thermoplastic polyurethane rubber (TPU) which promises to provide the “ultimate protection” for your iPhone 4 or iPhone 4S. In fact, its creators, cellpig, are so confident their case will save your device from accidental damage that with each purchase they throw in free insurance for a whole year. No other case offers this level of protection.
Slapping a good case on your iPhone is the most practical way of ensuring it is protected from accidental damage, but sometimes not even that’s enough. cellpig recognizes this, and so it has set up a Kickstarter project in the hope of becoming the world’s first case manufacturer to offer free insurance with its cellhelmet case, which are manufactured entirely in the U.S.
cellpig has teamed up with Global Warranty Group, one of the nation’s leading iPhone insurance administrators, to ensure that if your iPhone breaks while it’s inside a cellhelmet case, you are guaranteed free repairs. Not just one; you can file as many claims necessary within the one-year policy and you device will be fixed for free. This negates the need for those pricey iPhone insurance policies.
What’s more, if your iPhone is beyond repair, cellpig promises to replace it. Though replacements are limited to one per policy, so try not to completely demolish more than that.
Each case is constructed from robust polyurethane, will not stretch or lose its shape, and promises to protect your device from “drops and falls, time and time again.” You also get two interchangeable backplates so that you can customize its color scheme.
But cellpig can’t offer the cellhelmet case without your backing. $20 will get you a free cellhelmet t-shirt and an invite to its launch party, but with a $40 pledge, you could be one of the first to get your hands on a cellhelmet case — with the accident insurance. Check out cellhelmet’s Kickstarter page for more information. The offer is currently only available to customers in the U.S. and Canada, but cellpig hopes to extend its reach internationally soon.