Hands On: Musubo Retro Case For iPhone 5

Posted on Mar 6 2013 - 3:00pm by Ben Oaks
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Day 18 brings us the Musubo Retro Case for iPhone 5. This case brings you the retro stylings of old ribbon microphone with the protections of an inner silicone sleeve and a hard outer shell. How is this case at protecting out phone? Keep reading to find out.


The Musubo Retro Case has both a Strong Polycarbonate outer shell with a from fitting silicone inner protection.

The silicone inner sleeve is a black, form fitting and features openings for the mute slider, headphone jack, power port, speakers, camera, and Apple logo on the back of the phone. The volume and power buttons are molded into the silicone itself.

The Polycarbonate Shell is designed with the styling of a retro ribbon microphone. There is also an opening in the back for the Apple logo to show through. The Polycarbonate Shell covers the back and left and right side of your phone. The top and bottom are left open and are protected by the silicone inner sleeve.

This case also comes with a fold able, black plastic Multimedia stand. This stand works well for setting your phone on the table in landscape mode to watch a movie or a TV show. The stand also holds the phone in portrait mode if you are listening to music or just want your phone standing vertically. The Multimedia Stand folds flat when not in use.

Overall the Musubo Retro Case provides not only a great look for yor phone, but offers great protection for your iPhone 5. The Retro design of the case gives you excellent grip with no feel like the case would be dropped easily. The silicone inner sleeve has an extra thick back (compaired to other phone cases) to help protect from drops and bumps.  With the combination of silicone sleeve and Polycarbonate outer shell, you get double protection for your phone. Check out Musubo.co.hk for this and all the other great cases they have to offer.

About the Author

Ben is the Editor-In-Chief for Gizmofusion, I am also the owner of Cerebral-overload.com and the Verizon Wireless Reviewer for Techburgh.com. Ben’s love of gadgets came from his lack of a Nintendo Game Boy when he was a child . Ben vowed from that day on to get his hands on as many tech products as possible. Ben’s approach to a review is to make it informative for the technofile while still making it understandable to everyone. Ben is a new voice in the tech industry and is looking to make a mark wherever he goes. When not reviewing products, Ben is also a 911 Telecommunicator just outside of Pittsburgh PA. Twitter: @gizmoboaks Hangouts: Beavercountyemt Skype: Ben.Oaks