AL13 v3 iPhone 6/6 Plus Case Review and More Options

AL13 v3 iPhone 6/6 Plus Case Review and More Options

Established design firm designed by many has been creating innovative products for Apple enthusiasts for several years. They were pioneers in developing an aluminum bumper for the iPhone, and their AL13 bumper has evolved through three versions. This review will cover the AL13 v3 for iPhone 6 Plus along with other products from designed by many, including cases and screen protectors.

AL13 v3 Aerospace Aluminum iPhone Bumper (US$84.99 for iPhone 6 Plus, $79.99 for iPhone 6)

AL13 v3 iPhone 6/6 Plus Case Review and More Options

The AL13, featured at the beginning of this article, offers sleek, minimalist protection for your iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. Available in five colors—silver, black, champagne, space gray, and green—the bumper is remarkably lightweight, adding just 0.6 ounces (17 grams) to the iPhone 6 Plus.

Its tool-free design includes a two-piece assembly with snap-on features, making installation and removal straightforward and quick.

The bumper’s interior is lined with polycarbonate to prevent scratches on your iPhone’s metal body and includes a slight lip on both the front and back to protect against flat surface drops. This design also supports the use of designed by many’s MPACT GLASS screen protector, which comes with the case.

The AL13 v3 enhances the iPhone 6 Plus’s aesthetics without compromising functionality, providing access to all buttons and ports. It is also packaged in an elegant aluminum box, making it an ideal gift.

Rating: 4 stars out of 4 possible


ThreeD Case for iPhone 6 and 6 Plus ($29.99 for iPhone 6 Plus, $24.99 for iPhone 6)

The ThreeD Case stands out with its unique 3D triangular pattern on the back, which not only looks stylish but also enhances grip. This case is available in white, black, champagne, and space gray to match your device.

While the design is eye-catching, the ThreeD Case shares similarities with other less expensive polycarbonate cases.

However, it is made from a high-quality, recyclable, and RoHS-compliant polycarbonate composite. A tempered glass screen protector, MPACT GLASS, is also included.

Rating: 3-1/2 stars out of 4 possible


BEZEL Case for iPhone 6 and 6 Plus ($29.99 for iPhone 6 Plus, $24.99 for iPhone 6)

The BEZEL Case is essentially a bumper without a back panel, similar to the AL13 but without the outer aluminum shell. It includes the MPACT GLASS screen protector for additional display protection.

Available in multiple colors, the BEZEL Case features pass-through buttons for easy access and an open bottom for unobstructed connectivity.

Rating: 3-1/2 stars out of 4 possible


SLIM Case for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus ($24.99 for iPhone 6 Plus, $19.99 for iPhone 6)

The SLIM Case is the most affordable option in the designed by many lineup. This basic polycarbonate sleeve is straightforward with no distinctive features but includes a tempered glass screen protector.

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