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Old 05-06-2013, 01:06 AM   #1
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FS: Steel Blue Aluminum Bumper for Iphone 4/4s (New)

You are looking at a ultra-thin aluminum bumper for the iphone 4/4s. GF just got it today after a 4 month pre-order but she has iphone 5 now so this is no use to her.

This bumper just came into the market with its precision CNC machining to provide you with a minimalist look but thorough protection on your phone. Made of high quality aerospace aluminum and a limited steel blue/midnight purple anodize finish.

Currently retails for $80
http://www.thinkbym.com/product/al13i4/

But will sell it for pre-order price at $55.

More pics using my brother's phone:



Gives you a nice lip for lay on the table protection or accidental face drops



Very minimal and thin approach. Was able to use it on all my docking accessories without removing the bumper



Disclaimer: while trying this phone on, I noticed some discrepancies with signal strength. Upon further research, this is pretty common with various types of metal cases. I tested it on my brother's phone and he has an original Iphone 4 from Verizon.

As you can see in these pictures, the standard DB is -88 (the closer to 0 the better) but spikes to -105 upon putting the case on. Looks like it stabilizes around the low -90s. In other words, instead of 4 solid bars, he usually gets 3-4 bars.





Your performance may vary by carrier but the designers are quoting:

"We've had AL13 on our iPhones since we got the prototypes and we haven't experienced any dropped calls. Our most recent tests show that AL13 has a signal loss of less than 10% while other metal bumpers we tested have a signal loss of more than 20%. The signal strength will vary from network to network but our findings are based on the difference between the original signal strength before and after installing AL13 on the same network and in the same building."

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Old 05-06-2013, 09:53 AM   #2
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FS: Steel Blue Aluminum Bumper for Iphone 4/4s (New)

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Old 05-11-2013, 10:39 PM   #3
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oop sorry forgot to updadte but this has been sold already!
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