The iPhone 4 gets a taste of 3D with the help of this protective case

The iPhone 4 gets a taste of 3D with the help of this protective case
DealExtreme is an online store where all kinds of fun, random gadgets can be found, and the glasses-free 3D case for the iPhone 4 is no exception to that rule. By snapping onto the front of an iPhone 4, this funky-looking plastic case brings the third dimension to the smartphone with is magical transparent film, which covers the handset's display. It doubles as a protective case as well when snapped onto the back of the device.

Sounds cool, doesn't it? Well, going over the item's description shows that there is a catch to the whole deal. In order to experience the 3D effect, you need to get a hold of 3D content, which the internet is not abundant with at this time. Luckily, a demo CD with sample 3D files and a “random movie” is thrown in the set.

But how well does this iPhone glasses-free 3D gizmo work in real life? Well, the gadgets that DealExtreme offers are not known for being of any exceptional quality, but if you are willing to give it a shot anyway, the case can be bought for $23. 

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iPhone 4
  • Display 3.5" 640 x 960 pixels
  • Camera 5 MP / 0.3 MP VGA front
  • Processor Apple A4, Single core, 1000 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB
  • Battery 1420 mAh(7.00h 3G talk time)



1. ivanko34

Posts: 617; Member since: Sep 04, 2011

Pink ? Nice color for an iphone - so its confirmed its a women phone

2. buggerrer

Posts: 306; Member since: Sep 21, 2011

does it take 4 years to get the idea its a women phone ?

5. iKingTrust

Posts: 716; Member since: Jul 27, 2011


3. vette21man

Posts: 351; Member since: Apr 06, 2011

Um, is this a hoax, or is there another piece to this case? What's pictured is what looks like a screen cover, but there is a cutout on that same "backing" for the camera and flash! So, you choose when to flip it around for the 3D effect? Which STILL doesn't make sense because the volume and silent switch are only accessible when the see-through screen is on the rear of phone. And yeah, why in the H would they choose PINK? Even if you ARE a chick, it's not even a pretty pink. :-P $23??? PAY me $23, and then maybe I'll give it a shot.

4. vette21man

Posts: 351; Member since: Apr 06, 2011

EDIT: After blowing up the photo, it has volume/silent cutouts on both sides, so it looks like you pop off the case and flip it around for the 3D effect. So you CHOOSE when to have the 3D cover on....not all the time.

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