It’s not often an iPhone case catches my eye. There has to be a standout feature to get me excited about seeing what it has to offer. Whether that’s amazing craftsmanship or a sneaky charging feature, it can’t be ordinary.
At first glance, the Pitaka Aramid case for the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus seems just that; ordinary. But the more I read up about what Aramid was, the more I was interested. Check out my full video review below.
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The first thing I noticed about the case is just how light it is. I’ve had lightweight cases before, but the Pitaka case comes in at 0.35 ounces, which is more featherweight in comparison to a lot of the competition.
The case also has a great look and feel. It almost looks like carbon fibre with the rose gold and black bands going all through the case but, of course, this is Aramid fibre, which I’ll come back to in a minute. This case is a pleasure to hold, with a soft almost rubberized feel and thanks to how thin it is, my iPhone almost feels naked. It also comes in five other colors, but the rose gold and black nicely complimented my fiancée’s 6s that I tested this out with.
Due to how thin the case is, there is the downside that the buttons and camera hump aren’t protected in any way, but I guess that’s part of the price to pay when purchasing a lightweight case like this one. It does, however, come with one of the thickest screen protectors I’ve ever seen to shield the screen of the iPhone.
As I mentioned, the case is made from a Aramid fibre which is a type of bulletproof material. Although you won’t be stopping too many bullets with this case due to just how thin it is. But just for the entertainment factor and to unscientifically test out just how strong this case is I’ve put it through it’s paces with a fairly powerful airsoft pistol.
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