The NEW iPhone 5 cases: The Ballistic Hard Core is back for more!

Siva's Updates: iPhone 5 cases


With the iPhone 5 comes the next wave of great new cases of all shapes, sizes, colors and prices. And I know that many of you will be eager to have a case for your new iPhone just as soon as possible!

One of the press releases I got today was for the Ballisitic line of cases. In particular, the Hard Core is one of the Ballistic cases that consisitently made my top 5 lists for Best Rugged Cases for the iPhone 4/4S. I expect similar standards of excellence in the new iPhone 5 version of the Hard Core. Read on for the press release and find out more about Ballistic's great line of protective cases.

Siva's Updates: iPhone 5 cases


As soon as I get word on the eact date of availibility I will update this and let you know...


Ballistic Rolls Out New Line of Cases for iPhone® 5
Leading protective case company releases collection of rugged and stylish cases for new iPhone® 5

Ft. Lauderdale, FL - (September 12, 2012) – Ballistic® Case Company, well-renowned designers of advanced mobile accessories, is proud to debut its latest collection of protective and fashionable cases, compatible with the just-announced iPhone® 5. 

These series of cases deliver the ultimate in security and protection for those early adopters investing in the new iPhone®. Each model is specifically designed and manufactured to offer superior protection, as well as head-turning aesthetic appeal. 


The SG Maxx series is the latest introduction in the Ballistic case family. This unique case is designed with the first-ever molded screen protector that offers additional impact protection, while still maintaining a trendy and durable exterior. It also comes equipped with a lay-on-table feature so the screen will not touch the surface when laid flat on a table and a holster with rotating belt clip.
The Hard Core series is “Designed to Survive Life.” It features five impressive layers of protection, unlike any others on the market. It is crafted with a built-in screen protector, Ballistic® shock absorbent polymer, impact resistant polycarbonate shell, additional Ballistic® shock absorbent polymer, and an optional outer silicone layer. It is also equipped with water, dirt and dust resistant mesh covers for the devices speakers and microphones, covers for all ports and buttons, a kickstand for optimum viewing angles and a holster with rotating belt clip.
The Shell Gel (SG) series is the ideal solution for those who desire a slimmer form factor but also demand supreme durability.  The three tough layers of protection include an outer soft TPU for shock absorption, tough impact resistant polycarbonate, and soft silicone with strong Ballistic Corners™. The Shell Gel protects against every day drops, offering users peace of mind, while still sporting a slim exterior. 
The Ballistic Smooth Case is the slimmest case in Ballistic’s collection for iPhone® 5. The Ballistic Smooth is created with the stylish consumer in mind, who demands the best of both worlds. By offering a trendy exterior along with a six foot drop guarantee, users can confidently sport the Ballistic Smooth on their latest iPhone®. 

The Ballistic SG Maxx, Ballistic Hard Core, Shell Gel (SG), and Smooth are all available now for pre-order for $59.99 (Hard Core), $49.99 (SG Maxx), $34.99 (Shell Gel), and $29.99 (Smooth) at

The SG Maxx, Hard Core, Shell Gel (SG) and Smooth can be purchased in a variety of colors including Red, Blue, Pink, Purple, Black, and Gray.  


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As Senior Gear Editor at iPhone Life, Siva reports on the latest and greatest accessories built for the iOS ecosystem. From rugged gear and Bluetooth speakers, to headphones, unique iDevice cases, and iOS remote controlled vehicles, Siva's articles cover a wide range of great gear for the iPhone and iPad. A core gamer for over three decades, Siva also writes iPhone Life's Game Centered column, which focuses on the best iOS games and game related news. Additionally, Siva's company, iDoc Tech Support, offers web design and administration services as well as iPhone and iPad repairs. When not at his work desk, Siva loves spending time with family and enjoying the wonders of nature. You can follow him on Twitter @idoctech