My Seidio Spring-Clip Holster (belt clip) review.
Review: HTC EVO 4G Seidio Spring-Clip Holster (non-cased phone)
Easy to remove!
Tight, close fit to show off your shiny, new EVO!
High-quality plastic makes this one tough case and holds the EVO nicely!
Felt backing unlike anything that I have seen in a holster to protect the screen!
I would just like to start off by saying that, like many of you, I absolutely could not wait to get my hands on the brand new Sprint HTC EVO 4G. Also like many of you, the thought of scratching, dinging, or cracking my brand new EVO just makes me cringe. Also, the dust issues that the HTC Hero had drove me crazy, and I couldn’t stand having any dust in or on my EVO. This is precisely why I’ve chosen not to carry my EVO in my pocket (as I have done with every phone I’ve owned before) in favor of carrying it on my belt. The Seidio Spring-Clip Holster provides the exact remedy to my situation, and it does its job wonderfully.
The first thing that I noticed when I opened my holster was the fact that, unlike any that I had used or seen before, it had a felt interior to protect the EVO’s large glass screen from any sort of scratches or potential dust build-up that tends to find its way into plastic cases. The plastic is very solid, and it is fairly hard to flex. Both the belt clip and the spring-clip used to hold the EVO in place are very sturdy and snappy.
The slanted ridge on the spring-clip makes sliding the EVO into place a breeze. It felt very natural to just slide my EVO into place after just a couple minutes of use. The clip locks it firmly into place, and it even features a tiny groove in the plastic to ensure that it does no come into contact with the EVO’s power button (I didn’t even notice this until I became curious as to why it never triggered standby mode off). In order to make sure that nothing would become of my EVO in some high-speed conditions, I even tested some rapid, short movements to make sure there was no chance of the phone slipping out. The belt clip itself is able to be positioned in seven different positions for whatever you prefer. Personally (as a fairly thin person), I prefer to keep the holster in the upright position for the most comfortable feel. The EVO, being the heavy-weight it is, adds a fair amount of weight to your belt, but everything just feels natural. I actually prefer the weight because it lets me know everything is still there.
I’d definitely recommend this to anyone getting an EVO who is either concerned about damaging their device or just wants a nice, professional way to carry (and show off!) their EVO. I find that it is worth every cent because the craftsmanship and quality of materials of Seidio products is second to none! I’ve never had any issues with one of their cases, and I don’t expect to have any with my belt clip. I would also like to remind everyone that there is also a holster available that is compatible with Seidio’s Innocase so you can protect your phone with a solid case and carry it on your hip to protect it from dust, dirt, and lint in your pocket.