(photos: LifeProof) LifeProof Rugged iPhone Case | US$79.99 | www.lifeproof.com
iPhone 4 (4S included) may have redefined what a smartphone should be but its mainly glass construction just can’t withstand any form of abuse, extreme or not. having said that, it would be wise to take some extra precautionary measures to prevent those life’s unexpected treatments from prematurely terminating your lovely iPhone. that’s where the LifeProof for iPhone comes in. designed by the folks behind the black-box flight recorder technology, LifeProof for iPhone is water-, snow-, dust- and shockproof, and is designed and tested to military specifications, giving you a peace of mind to do whatever you want with your trusty iPhone or bring it to wherever you want. all told, it only adds 1.3mm to your phone thickness, which is as slim as, if not slimmer, than most standard cases in the market. other features include double AR-coated optical glass lenses for crystal clear imaging, full phone features while in the case, and improved bass and mid-frequency sound reproduction – thanks to the back of the case that doubles as a subwoofer. such awesome protection can be yours for $79.99 a pop. more look at the different colors available after the break.