Anyone who knows me is aware that I am a big fan of otterbox and speck cases. In my experience, those have been the most reliable cases to protect my very expensive yet delicate cell phones and iPads. However, they are not the only players in the market, there are several others, including UAG, Urban Armor Gear.
Recently, I got my hands on the Urban Armor Gear UAG Civilian series. I remember seeing their products at Best Buy when I was initially searching for a case for my iPad. I passed on them and went with otterbox solely on familiarity. However, I actually replaced my speck case with this one from UAG and I’m loving this case.
The speck case that I got for my iPhone 11 was being a bit of a pain to use. The main problem being that the side buttons were really stiff and hard to press. This is a problem that I’ve never experienced with a speck case in my life. In fact one of the major reasons I’ve always preferred their products is because the buttons worked perfectly right out the gate. This was not the case this time.
On the other hand, I remembered that I still had this UAG case to test out, and lo and behold, the buttons worked perfectly right out the gate. The case fits perfectly and caused no issues with my screen protector. The power port is easily accessible and the speakers and all cameras remain unobstructed. The bezel is raised just enough to protect, but not so much that it makes the thing feel overly bulky.
I don’t often drop my phone, but when I do, I drop the hell out of it! With this new case, I’ve dropped it pretty hard while running, yet the phone, case, and screen protector still look like they are brand new. My plan was to test this one out and then go back to my speck case. However, after several weeks using this case, I think I’m going to keep this one as my active case. If and when it wears down, perhaps I’ll give my speck another chance, but for now, I am committed to this UAG case.
I’m sure you’ve seen their products, same as I have. But after using this case for some time I am comfortable in saying that you should definitely check them out and consider them a contender. Their products initially caught my attention cause they looked really freaking cool. But now that I’ve actually used one, the coolness extends into a very useful form of phone protection. Highly recommended and I am a fan!