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Accessories Review of Otterbox Symmetry case for S6 w/lots of pics!!!


Android Expert
Jul 30, 2010
This is a review of Otterbox Symmetry case for Galaxy S6. http://www.otterbox.com/en-us/samsung-galaxy-s6/symmetry-series-case/sam28-galaxy-s6.html (available on Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/OtterBox-SYMMETRY-Samsung-Galaxy-Packaging/dp/B00TYTDN9I/?tag=vectron00-20)

Typically when you are at Best Buy or at your local carrier store, you always see Defender/Commuter on the shelves – two well known smartphone case models from Otterbox. But with a high demand for a durable protection while keeping it slim, Otterbox came up with a new single piece case design called Symmetry. Here is what I found after reviewing their S6 version.

Arrived in their typical retail packaging, you get a good glimpse of the case under the clear cover of the front display. Otterbox refers to their new Symmetry Series as "balancing protection and style". I guess that's were a symmetry comes from, to give you the best of both worlds. Otterbox cases have their own unique style and selection of different colors, but they always put protection ahead of style as their #1 priority. With Symmetry they truly moved forward balancing both without sacrificing either one.

The case has a slick dual layer molded design where inner shock absorbent rubber frame is fused with outer PC drop/scratch protection hard shell. Looks like Otterbox decided to reduce the weight of the case, and they switched off from using a denser honeycomb pattern found in other cases, but shock absorption is still decent. The outer shell has a tough matte finish which is not slippery in your hands and enhanced by a rubber grip of inner shell bumper sticking out from underneath and wrapping around the edges of the S6. You get a decent beveled edge to keep the screen off the surface when placed face down. Every port is open and perfectly aligned without any obstruction. Even the power and volume covered rubber buttons are easier to push, in comparison to my Note 4 Symmetry case version.

Overall, if you want to cut down on a bulk of your case and prefer a single piece design that will look good and also will give you a protection on a level of Commuter series (minus micro-usb and headphone port covers) - Symmetry will be a great choice to consider!

Here are the pictures.
















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