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Speck CandyShell Flip Named Best Case for iPhone 5 by iLounge


Following in the footsteps of its predecessor for iPhone 4S/4, Speck's CandyShell Flip for iPhone 5 has been named iPhone 5 Case of the Year by iLounge. The case combines Speck's patented, dual-layer CandyShell design with a flip-back panel that gives easy access to the iPhone 5's Lightning port and headphone jack.

Docking or connecting the iPhone 5 is easy when using the flip-back panel on Speck's CandyShell Flip ...

Docking or connecting the iPhone 5 is easy when using the flip-back panel on Speck's CandyShell Flip case. (Photo: Business Wire)

"Speck's CandyShells keep winning Best of the Year Awards because they deserve them," said Jeremy Horwitz, Editor-in-Chief of iLounge. "Having tested thousands of cases over the years, we really appreciate the fact that each new version improves in some way on its predecessors, and CandyShell Flip is the best iPhone 5 case yet. Slim, resilient, and very attractively designed, it provides excellent protection and works with every accessory around -- important features that can't be taken for granted."

This is the third consecutive year Speck has been honored by iLounge. Last year, Speck's CandyShell Flip for iPhone and CandyShell Wrap for iPad were both recognized. In 2011, Speck was awarded iPhone Case of the Year for the ever-popular PixelSkin HD.

“Being recognized by iLounge is one of the rewards for the time and energy we put into making the world's best cases,” said Irene Baran, CEO of Speck Products. “We very much admire iLounge for their commitment to coverage of, and excellence in, the industry, and I would like to thank them for this recognition. I'd also like to thank the team here at Speck for continuing to deliver the very best cases for protecting and personalizing the gadgets we love.”

Speck's CandyShell Flip features a clever flip-back panel that lets you easily dock your iPhone or use accessories like Apple's Lightning to 30-pin adapter and DJ headphones without taking off the case. And just like the CandyShell case, it combines two layers of protection in a single-piece, pop-in construction. The strong exterior of the case guards against impact, while the soft, rubbery interior absorbs shock from occasional bumps and drops. A raised bezel keeps the screen safe and pristine, and rubberized covers shield buttons.

This holiday season, whether you're looking for sweet, stylish protection for your iPhone 5, or a gift for someone special on your list, Speck's CandyShell Flip is sure to please.

About Speck

Speck lives to design stylish, form-fitting cases that protect and enhance the smartphones, laptops, tablets and e-readers you love. Founded in 2001 by a group of California-based design engineers, we're captivated by technology and downright fanatical about gadgets. We pride ourselves on fresh and innovative thinking, so our cases don't just look good—they also contain clever details that ignite the spark of delight for everyone. To learn more, drop by or buddy up with us on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest.

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