abee aluminium jacket for iphone 4 abee aluminium jacket for iphone 4
sep 29, 2010

abee aluminium jacket for iphone 4

‘type 01’

japanese company abee has come out with ‘type 01’, the first all aluminium iphone 4 case. the super thin, 3mm aluminium jacket comes equipped with a seat cushion that has a moderate repulsion soft texture. its anti-slip, vibration and shock-absorbing effects protect the iphone. the case is available in 6 different colors.

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the case comes in 6 different colors

via akihabara news

  • terrible. ugly. waste of energy/material. stupid.

    sad sad world says:
  • sponsered by military? Looks like insides moved to the outside – a sort of Richard Rogers/Piano, “Pompedou” design don’t you think?

    Dr. Design says:
  • Exovault already has aluminium cases, and imho they look better than these…

    Benjamin Aker says:
  • not exactly beautiful

    paulgoo says:
  • I love it. The cold, cool look of a space program device.

    Stewart Bowland says:
  • Cool! Looks like it’s ready for a battle

    Nonnu says:
  • just terrible.. wonder why designboom is posting such a crap…

    Doktor Eisenfaust says:
  • What about the antenna issue? If the jacket is metallic, it will keep the low signal or even make it get worse.

    Alexandre Lemos says:
  • very bad design..

    terrible.... says:
  • this is a joke, right? light years from apple design concept…

    Dusan says:

    BAD says:
  • I totally diagree with all this criticism, the constructivist approach is welcome, the diversity of design approach is important.

    Design Mind says:
  • that’s horrible

    Vanine says:
  • I thought it was a joke…

    ximena says:
  • These are dope! Stop hating on the design, don’t be mad that you didn’t come up with it. I can’t wait to get one!

    BronzeMan says:
  • Had the metal exovault case and it made my iphone 3gs a brick. I cant imagine this will be any better plus its uGLY

    Rambo says:
  • the iphone is aesthetically beautiful itself i dont know why anyone would go to all that trouble for making an ugly case

    kit says:
  • iphone for hummer owners?

    something on iphone says:
  • the sleek iphone becomes so bulky and heavy.

    cin says:
  • terrible. ugly. waste of energy/material. stupid.

    guest says:
  • I think these look cool.

    Sierra says:
  • What a mess.

    rcvs1 says:
  • why oh why?

    defeats the purpose!

    kos says:
  • I’ve messed feelings, I like either I hate. But it would be great if you beat someones head with your iphone on this case 🙂

    iskender asanaliev says:

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