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Vaja Case for HTC Apache Review
Posted on 23-Oct-2006 10:33 by Tony Hughes | Tags Filed under: Reviews


I received a case for the HTC Apache (Sprint PPC-6700) Windows Mobile Pocket PC Phone for review, from Vaja Cases.

The stunning black leather case with a blue stiched-in leather stripe came beautifully presented in a glossy, fold-open display box, which is worthy of the price tag attached to these genuine Argentinian leather masterpieces. It has three slots for mini-SD cards, access for the headphone jack, and even after a month or two of use, still smells of high quality, genuine leather.



The belt loop is sewn in, top and bottom, so is not prone to slipping off should you catch it on anything, although some may find this mildly annoying – but I guess you can't please all of the people all of the time.

It is very classy with a contrasting coloured stripe, and the Vaja logo made of metal inset in one corner. It snaps close with magnetic clasps, but due to the domed styling of the clasps, it needs to be lined up correctly.

Another minor annoyance was that now and again, the power button is depressed, and the unit activates – and being a firm fitting case, the risk for unintended keypresses seems slightly higher than the Apaches standard, and fairly average looking, nylon case. This happens even with ‘button lock’ feature on.

Still, it is functional, and with use, the leather is starting to loosen up well (out of the box it was very tight, and hard to close). Like an iPod or a Ferrari, this is life accessory that looks good, and will get people talking.

From around US$65 , the Vaja Case is a must have item for those who both need to use protective case, and show some class at the same time – something that is really not possible with a factory issue.

If James Bond carried an Apache, it would be in this case. Note that Vajacases also make some very stylish cases for Palm Treos, including the 600, 650 and 700w, as well as for mobile phones, digital cameras, notebooks, ipods and more!

Pros
  • Extremely stylish
  • Personalise your case with lots of options
  • Storage for 3 miniSD cards
  • Smells great (no really – it does!)

    Cons
  • Takes a while to ‘break-in’ the leather
  • Magnetic clasps can be a little fiddly to close



  • More information: http://www.vajacases.com/images/smartphones/h...

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