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12th June 2014, 05:24 AM |#1  
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This just came in the mail today from amazon.

http://www.amazon.com/Universal-Wate...s=dryphonecase

http://www.dryphonecase.com/

This case is supposedly from Italy. The case is a very sturdy plastic that has a gel membrane that covers the screen side of case. It fits most smartphones. The membrane is the only thing that makes me nervous about the case. The case has a great seal around the edges of the case. The top if the case has a lock that keeps the case together. It also came with a lanyard.

I also did a water submerge test for 30 minutes. Nothing leaked. Supposedly it can take quite the fall.

Please let me know if you all have questions or comments about the case or my review.

Edit: The case worked great on my 75 mile bike trip. It survived a rain storm and a fall, but the fall cracked that case. But the phone survived the 7 foot fall. The case is great for water things but not dropping I found out.
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12th June 2014, 09:56 AM |#2  
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Do this guys ship to India and reviews please

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12th June 2014, 12:54 PM |#3  
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So when it's in the case how do you press the power button?
16th June 2014, 04:49 PM |#4  
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Quote:
Originally Posted by s_special

So when it's in the case how do you press the power button?

Sorry for the late response. I was on vacation. You have to open up the case to do that sadly.
16th June 2014, 07:29 PM |#5  
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Bruce Lee

You have to open up the case to do that sadly.

ahaha, nice case for masochists.
thanks for review.
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20th October 2014, 12:32 AM |#6  
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Thank you for posting this. Good to know more about this option.How is there still no waterproof case out there!?

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20th October 2014, 03:02 AM |#7  
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Here is a less expensive alternative, however it may not be good for falls/drops

http://goo.gl/OCo36G
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This is the best case IMHO, cheaper than OPs and goes 100 ft deep http://www.amazon.com/Universal-Wate...keywords=frieq
12th March 2015, 08:24 PM |#9  
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Thank you for posting this.
13th March 2015, 11:52 PM |#10  
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Power Button
You can not press power when the phone is in the case, correct?

If not, I don't see how this is any better than a plastic bag.

UPDATE:
Bought the case...

•*I installed ElementalX kernel and enabled DT2W in order to turn the screen on while the phone is in the waterproof housing.
• The touchscreen will not respond when submerged underwater. (I suspected as much.) This is a limitation of the hardware, not a case issue. Case comes with a sleeve that would theoretically allow the stouchscreen to work by providing some space between the screen protector and the screen itself but it seems to damage teh cover itself and might cause it to leak. (my unsubstantiated opinion)
•*Comes in a really bad cardboard box that hails it's material and integrity from the 1960's.
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