Badass Useless iPhone Cases

Well I guess not entirely useless I suppose… you be the judge:

.50 BMG Proof iPhone Case – If your pockets are big enough, and your fear of taking a round to the femoral artery is more of a concern than your coolness.

$650 USD at this sketchy Japanese site

And finally…

Knuckle iPhone Case – If you’ve ever wanted to send a text message and a physical message to someones face.

$99 at




Xan May 3, 2012 at 12:58 am

Who would have thought that when you bolt an iPhone onto a huge chunk of armor, the armor still works?


Dave May 3, 2012 at 01:16 am

I’d buy the brass knuckles one if it wasn’t illegal in MA.


Linoge May 3, 2012 at 06:13 am

I would have to have a .50BMG rifle, and that stupid case, and a stupid iPhone to test it, but I wonder if the bullet would impart sufficient energy to the case to embed the whole thing in a person’s body…


cayton May 3, 2012 at 07:45 am

I’ll eat my iphone if that case can stop a .50 BMG.


ENDO-Mike May 3, 2012 at 02:11 pm

There’s a possibility that their case might be made out of 500 Brinell hardened steel though which apparently stops .50 BMG, especially at that thickness. The iphone surviving that shock even though it’s solid state is probably an issue though.


Jim P. May 4, 2012 at 10:10 pm

I wonder what would have happened if he framed up the steel and had it filled with something like Tannerite. Would it work as reactive armor?


RWC May 3, 2012 at 08:17 am

gecko45 just messed in his pants.


DaveP. May 3, 2012 at 11:57 am

While uselsess as a weapon and likely to get you some jail time if a cop sees it on you… the knuckle case at least would make sure the phone didn’t slip out of your hands.
This puts it as being slightly more useful than the slab-o-armor with a phone bolted to it.


032125 May 3, 2012 at 02:31 pm

So if I crazy glued 60 of these to my body…I’d be like Iron Man! Hold on guys, I’ll be right back!


Church May 3, 2012 at 02:56 pm

Who would be planning on getting shot with a 50 BMG round anyways?


NikonMikon May 4, 2012 at 02:19 am

Dude I am actually terrified of being shot in the femoral artery. If I was an operator operating I’d be wearing all kinds of ballistic shit on my legs!


One shot November 11, 2016 at 07:29 am

This thing would not stop a 750 gr ballistic tip armor piercing round.
As far as being shot through the femoral artery you’d bleed out so fast it really wouldn’t matter.



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