Okay BlackBerry fans, here’s the predicament.. you’ve just treated yourself to the new BlackBerry Bold 9900/9930 are realized you can’t move about without putting a case on it for protection. But your so infatuated with the streamlined look of the Bold and would prefer not to disguise it. What do you do?
Enter the resonant Barely There Brushed Aluminum Case by Case-mate! Judging by my own reaction after seeing the stamped in Case-mate branding on the back combined with the original slim case, most of you must be roaring right about now!
I saw the BlackBerry Accessories for the Bold 9900 series not too long ago. Only a few of them really caused that second look. The Brushed Aluminum case got me rushing over to the Case-mate site! Regular USPS delivery in the US claims something like 7-10 business days. I received mine in 2! Delivery varies however and can only be tentative, unless overnight shipping is your bag.
The case arrived in the usual Case-mate packaging. After removing from the shipping bag/box I discovered A clear pack display box (read: treasure) with minimal waste. Happiness by Design reads a small card inside and the flipside includes some info..
Barely There Brushed Aluminum Case
— Premium Grade Aluminum Material
— Form Fit
— Impact Resistant
• Genuine brushed aluminum inlay that shows off more of your BlackBerry Bold 9900 / 9930
• Form fit feature covers back and corners
• Available in black and silver
• Access to all ports and functions
I pulled this bad boy out of it’s lonely display box to give it a real home on my 2 day new (at the time) BlackBerry Bold 9930. The one side of the new Bold has the 4 side buttons while the adjacent side has only the 2 ports, so I naturally slide into the case quite easily. It was a hard decision covering up my 9930 at first, although I’m pumped to have this very attractive Barely There case now. Does it look better or feel better with it than without? No. RIM did make a work of art with this BlackBerry, but Case-mate does add its own sleek/sexy design while keeping the momentum of the less is better on the surface.
The case gives you full access to every button and port directly. Nothing covers any ports or buttons. All these areas accessible keeps the barely there image. I love how easily it slides in and out of my pockets and not having to worry about getting surface dings on my Berry. I happily recommend this case for anyone looking for medium protection and maintaining a healthy amount of sexy! Get yourself one today!