Best military spec cases for iPad 2 and iPhone 4S

You may have recently been given or treated yourself to a new iPhone or iPad, and now you will want to protect your new pride and joy from life’s little mishaps. Depending on your circumstances a stronger more robust case will be needed to protect your treasured device. Luckily there are some great products out there that will provide the ultimate protection, and today we are looking at the best military spec cases for the iPad 2 and iPhone 4S.

First up we have a case for the iPhone 4S that is called the Trident Kraken, and promises to provide the ultimate protection for your smartphone. The Kraken has been likened to the popular OtterBox Defender, which we have reviewed not that long ago. According to a review here, the case is really tough and even has a built-in screen protector.

For $49.99 you basically get a two-in-one case with a soft silicone inner that can be used alone and the tough polycarbonate shell when something tougher is needed. There is also a removable metal kickstand, silicone plugs to protect all of the devices ports and inputs, and a holster/belt clip.

Another case that aims to offer great protect for the iPhone4/4S is the Survivor Extreme Duty Case from Griffin, which is priced at $49.99. It has been tested and certified to meet or exceed both the US Department of Defense Standard 810F, and the UK Department of Defense Standard 00-35.

It promises to protect your iPhone from extreme conditions such as rain, sand, shock, dirt, and vibration. The Survivor has been made from a polycarbonate shell that is not only shatter resistant, but also features rugged shock absorbing silicone.

The case also features that all important screen protector and hinged plugs protect all of the devices inputs from the elements. A detachable heavy duty clip will let you fix your handset to a belt or bag strap. Click here to find out more about the Survivor case for the iPhone 4/4S.

For the iPad 2 there is the extra rugged Military Edition Case that has multiple barriers of shock absorption. You will find a built-in polycarbonate screen protector with microfilm dust filters that offer the ultimate protection for your iPad 2.

There is also added protection for the devices front and back cameras, and is priced at $69.95. Below we have rounded up some videos reviewing various cases for both the iPad 2 and iPhone 4S.

What type of case do you use for your mobile device?

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Written by Gary Johnson

Gary has a background in engineering and passion for motorcycles, gadgets, and home cinema. In his early years, his obsession for Hi-Fi technology would see him creating the perfect setup with a good ear for sound quality. While Gary is keen to write about most topics that PR covers, his love for phones finds him reporting a lot of news about applications for iPhone, Android, and other popular operating systems

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