Buying an iPhone 5 case is perhaps the first thing that anyone would do after buying the device. The much coveted smart phone is certainly not a very cheap investment and anyone would wish to protect it from untoward situations when it can suffer any damage whatsoever. Even if one rules out the uncertain and sporadic incidents, regular use and typical wear and tear can also lead to some troubles in the future. iPhone 5 cases along with various iPhone 5 accessories that are not only desirable but very much required.
iPhone 5 Cases
Before we talk about all iPhone 5 accessories that must be looked at, it is important to learn a few subtle facts about iPhone 5 cases. There are various types of iPhone 5 cases in the market. Numerous manufacturers, varying prices and also different set of features and claims have made it very difficult for the ordinary buyer to choose which type of iPhone 5 case would be ideal.
First, there are four types of materials that an iPhone 5 case can be made of – leather, silicone, metal or wood and cloth or cotton. Wooden and metal cases should never be opted for. The metal iPhone 5 cases may look state of the art and the wooden cases may appear to be aesthetically pleasing but they are hard materials and would defeat the primary purpose of iPhone 5 cases which is to offer a cushion to the device.
Leather and silicone iPhone 5 cases both work well. However, they should be soft on the inside, a bit hard on the outside and should not come with any frills. Decorative stuffs in both leather and silicone iPhone 5 cases are undesirable and prone to create problems for your treasured possession.
Cloth or cotton based iPhone 5 cases are undesirable because they are too soft which is acceptable for the interiors but completely worth rejection as exteriors. There would be no level of protection at all with such an iPhone 5 case.
iPhone 5 Accessories
There are many iPhone 5 accessories that are recommendable but it would eventually depend on the preference of the user as to which ones are really required. Among the popular and also the required ones, the Screen film which should ideally be an antiglare, anti-scratch and dust cum smudge resistant, USB cable to connect to PCs, Macs and other computing devices, 30 pin adapter and ear-pods are the most useful iPhone 5 accessories.