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Product Differences?

Sprank1

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Hello,

I was looking at the products on your site and have a question.

What is the basic difference between the ...

Silicone Cases

and the

Soft Gel Cases

?

I'm not sure if I am missing something major in the descriptions, but they seem very simliar to me.

Any clarification would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks
 

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Yes, it is pretty hard to tell the difference when reading about it. I posted an answer in the form of two videos here:

http://www.ipadforums.net/ipad-accessories/685-check-out-case-4.html#post6246

You can see that Soft Gel is actually 'harder' than silicone, but Silicone is smoother and doesn't have a hole in the back for the iPad cases.

If you have any more questions about it, feel free to ask away!
 
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Hmmm ....
Thank you for the information - the videos helped to explain the differences.

Now I just have to decide which one I want. They both seem to have their own advantages.

I think I am leaning towards the "soft gel" since it seems a little more protective and I am afraid the silicone one will tend to slip off the sides on the front like the case I have now.
 
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Well, went ahead and ordered the soft gel cover combo on eBay. Great price there and looking forward to getting it and trying it out.

Thanks again for the clarification.
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Just so you know I'm having to throw my CIMO gel cover away. I just got my iPad 3G yesterday and it took me 3 attempts to get it on - it was so tight I was afraid I was going to damage my iPad. Then the hole in the bottom would not allow me to plug in the charging adapter at the bottom meaning I had to remove the case every time I sync or charge.
 

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Hello DavidNM,

We're very sorry to hear that. Our iPad WiFi customers mentioned it was difficult to put the case on but we're generally happy it had a tight fit.

The iPad Wi-Fi + 3G model is 0.3mm taller and 0.1mm wider than the Wi-Fi only model. To put it into perspective: 1 millimeter = thickness of a fingernail. That should not cause any problem in putting the case on.

However, we know there is an issue with the Soft Gel dock ports and we've designed a new case. There will be a program to replace the affected cases in the coming future, so please keep give your case another try :)

Thanks for letting us know about your issue.
 

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Hello DavidNM,

We're very sorry to hear that. Our iPad WiFi customers mentioned it was difficult to put the case on but we're generally happy it had a tight fit.

The iPad Wi-Fi + 3G model is 0.3mm taller and 0.1mm wider than the Wi-Fi only model. To put it into perspective: 1 millimeter = thickness of a fingernail. That should not cause any problem in putting the case on.

However, we know there is an issue with the Soft Gel dock ports and we've designed a new case. There will be a program to replace the affected cases in the coming future, so please keep give your case another try :)

Thanks for letting us know about your issue.

Thanks - let me know when the replacement program is in place and we'll give it another try!
 

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