Cygnett WorkMate Evolution Samsung Galaxy S4 case hands-on

Cygnett WorkMate Evolution Samsung Galaxy S4 case hands-on
Ahh plastic, we all know the pros and cons of it when it comes to handset designs. On one hand, smartphones using the material tend to be lighter and thinner in profile than its metal counterparts. However, it’s perceived to be more brittle, so drops would tend to cause a lot of destruction. Considering that Sammy’s latest flagship fits this specific scenario, there are few cases that can really protect it sufficiently – such as the case with Cygnett’s WorkMate Evolution for the Galaxy S4.

Right off the bat, we’ll say that the WorkMate Evolution adds just a bit of bulk to the Galaxy S4, which is warranted, but at least it’s not as bad as some military spec’d cases. Using a tri-material PC/TPU/silicone design, this two-piece case adds a sense of protection to the handset. With its rubbery thermo-plastic polyurethane inner piece, it seems adequate enough to protect the handset from some minor drops and falls – while its tougher polycarbonate outside frame splashes on some sturdiness. Completely encompassing the handset’s sides and rear, it’s only the display that’s left exposed, however, Cygnett is kind enough to include a screen protector with the purchase.

Flaunting a price point of $29.99, it’s not all that bad considering the level of protection it’s offering – without adding a considerable amount of bulk. Sure, its design isn’t the most prolific thing, but it’s all about adding that sense of protection that some people will appreciate most.

source: Cygnett

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Galaxy S4
  • Display 5.0" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 13 MP / 2 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 600, Quad-core, 1900 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 2600 mAh(17h 3G talk time)



1. mdroid

Posts: 48; Member since: Mar 15, 2013

ugliest phone case ever made!! common phonearena stop advertising this kind of s**t.

9. oister85 unregistered

Why you hating man.

14. Wiki_jaan

Posts: 704; Member since: Jun 24, 2012

if u dont like it leave it , if u love it xpress ur love here.... we dont need haters

3. ian132

Posts: 28; Member since: Feb 20, 2012

Actually the chemical definition of metal states that metal is brittle not plastic.

4. Whateverman

Posts: 3295; Member since: May 17, 2009

Hey John, can you do a few for the HTC One? My wife has one and the cases are a bit hard find, at least any good ones. Thanks.

13. vincelongman

Posts: 5745; Member since: Feb 10, 2013

Thats my only concern with getting a One, I hope accessory makers support the One more soon.

5. DeathR34PER

Posts: 21; Member since: Dec 05, 2012

Man, so many different cases for the Galaxy S4 shown already, we kinda got the idea already, PA. Though, some of the cases do look nice, not gonna lie.

6. smutty.puppet

Posts: 24; Member since: Apr 24, 2013

please please. i was sick with a lots of kind of cases for s4 that is fill the news pages. definitely you need these with s4 garbage built quality. samsung have to respect for their customers and fanboys and make high quality phones.

11. Jason2k13

Posts: 1469; Member since: Mar 28, 2013

so samsung should make a phone made out of titanium?

12. heyhi

Posts: 137; Member since: Feb 19, 2013

is somebody forcing you to read the article?? if you're sick get some treatment...dont know why people get so upset against a PHONE, just a PHONE.

7. deadstroke

Posts: 113; Member since: Jan 22, 2013

show us the case-mate tough xtreme for SGS4

8. fsahin

Posts: 46; Member since: Mar 17, 2012

I fed up with S4 cases, please stop enough.

10. fanboy1974

Posts: 1345; Member since: Nov 12, 2011

I bet that the people who complained about the S4 build quality are the same people complaining about all the case options. If it wasn't for you guys bitching and moaning phonearena would not have all these case reviews. So stfu you whiners. Keep doing what your doing phonearena. The more people whine the more case options people will have.

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