Otterbox Defender Review, Pros and Cons

Otterbox Defender is rated 4.24 based on 14053 reviews


Feature Summary


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OtterBox Defender Series Case for iPhone 8 & iPhone 7 (NOT Plus) - Frustration Free Packaging - Black
  • Compatible with iPhone 8 & iPhone 7 (NOT Plus). Materials : Synthetic rubber slipcover. Polycarbonate shell. Polycarbonate holster
  • Triple-layer defense: inner shell, outer cover and touchscreen protector
  • Belt-clip holster included that doubles as a kickstand for hand-free media viewing.
  • Includes OtterBox limited lifetime warranty (see website for details) and 100% authentic.


Reviews Summary


Here’s what the reviewers think about the Otterbox Defender:

Reviewers like these things about the Otterbox Defender

  • Many users love how the triple-layer construction guards their device from serious drops, dirt, scrapes and bumps.
  • Others find the included holster smart, as it can be used as a belt clip or hands-free kickstand.
  • Some reviewers love the presence of the built-in screen film stops display scratches.
  • A lot of users recommend it for its unparalleled protection factor and cool looks.
  • Many reviewers agree that these cases do an amazing job at protecting the phones.
  • A lot of reviewers find the anti slip grip a really nice feature.
  • Some users said it feels good in their hands and feels durable too.
  • One user said it makes phone practically invincible, looks great, and feels extremely good in the hands.
  • A lot of users are pleased with how it provides amazing protection against drops and dust.
  • One thing that many users like about it is that it does not affect button functions at all and allows perfect reading of the thumb print technology.
  • A lot of owners love how easy it is to install and does not seem to interfere with induction charging.
  • Some reviewers find it very easy to disassemble and clean.
  • A lot of users agree that it’s well made, looks very sturdy and lightweight.
  • Many users are happy with how the finger print scanner works flawlessly.

Reviewers don’t like these things

  • Some users find it thick and bulky.
  • Others complained about how the outter rubberish part tends to stretch and not fit the plastic part after a while.

Selected Reviews


Mac Sources

Overall, the Otterbox Defender for the iPhone 7 Plus is an excellent choice for people with an active lifestyle or professions that put your phone at risk for damage. The Otterbox is one of those cases that if I were to drop my phone I wouldn’t gasp and cringe in fear because I know it’s thoroughly protected.

Posted 19 December 2016 by Amy-Lee Chamberlain – Read full review


Mac Sources

Overall, the S7 Edge Otterbox Defender is a very solid choice for protecting your investment. I can accept a minor inconvenience to protect my phone. However, if your main concern is texting or social media, this may be too frustrating. I’m eager to see if the screen problem is corrected, but until then I will keep my new S7 Edge safe in its new Defender series case.

Posted 1 August 2016 by Jeremiah Parker – Read full review


The Gadgeteer

The case’s rugged design make it attractive and it looks very nice on the phone. It can stand up to almost anything, except water. The case is not waterproof, so don’t try to go swimming with your phone.

Posted 21 April 2011 by James Goforth – Read full review


Cult of Mac

If you’re like me, and use your iPhone running and on a bicycle on a regular basis, it may be worth it to you. However, for the average user, this is not a case you’ll want on your phone every day and is something that you’ll just break out for special occasions. If you want something that’s very sturdy and still easy to use every day, the OtterBox Commuter or Impact may be a better choice.

Posted 13 August 2010 by Bryan J. Ball – Read full review


Cult of Mac

The Defender is available in four colors for the iPhone 3G/3GS. It costs$49.95. The price may seem steep, but when you consider that it may save your iPhone, it’s a small price to pay.

Posted 1 April 2010 by Traci Dauphin – Read full review



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