- 02-23-2011, 06:11 PM #2
They look just like the Amzer argyle cases that are sold on Amazon.
I always thought they were a hard silicone. They feel nothing like TPU.
Amazon.com: Amzer Luxe Argyle Skin Case for Motorola Droid X MB810 - Smoke grey: Cell Phones & Accessories
$5.18 and free shipping... not bad.Droid X 2.3.3 w/ Moto BH6X Bat, SanDisk 32G C2, Superior Dual Cover Case, Trident Kraken Case
- 03-01-2011, 08:35 PM #3
- 03-02-2011, 01:45 AM #4
I am most likely mistaken, but I always thought that TPU couldn’t achieve that same high-gloss and tack that silicone could achieve.
I am fairly certain though that silicone is more flexible than acrylized urethane (TPU). TPU is more resilient to gouging and scratches, but even silicone has some self healing properties in that aspect. Silicone is more resilient for impact energy absorption. Silicone has one big downfall in my opinion, and that is insulation for thermal and electromagnetic energy. This causes the battery and phone to heat up and sometimes shutdown, and it impedes signal strength, so there are trade offs.
My silicone cases all have incredible tack, regardless of its sheen, some are dull and one is high gloss. It was the Seidio Active "X" (not the Active) that I noticed the heat build up and minor loss of signal.
The TPU case I own, is very dull and has no tack at all. It feels like it is always coated with talc. Its much more rigid, stays cool and doesn't block the signal.
Last edited by Dirty Ders; 03-02-2011 at 03:27 AM.Droid X 2.3.3 w/ Moto BH6X Bat, SanDisk 32G C2, Superior Dual Cover Case, Trident Kraken Case
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- 03-19-2011, 06:42 AM #9
The clear ones must be TPU but the ones that are black and purple with the diamond texture on the inside are surely silicone.
Plus, I just hate the offset rectangular speaker and mic cutouts.Droid X 2.3.3 w/ Moto BH6X Bat, SanDisk 32G C2, Superior Dual Cover Case, Trident Kraken Case
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