One of the most solid cases out there.
I'm going to be a little hard on Otterbox here, but only because they've been on the market for so long. I love this case and absolutely recommend it to anyone who has purchased an iPhone 7.
But it could be improved to a 5. Give the case some vents. I'm a mechanical engineer and the one downside of this case to me is that it doesn't allow the case to dissipate built up heat. If this case had even a couple of slits over the motherboard, I would rate this as a 5. Heat kills devices just as
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surely as mechanical shock (though obviously not quite as quickly).
I know this isn't exactly fair to Otterbox, because basically no case manufacturer designs for heat dissipation, but to me it's important to extend the life of my device.
This review was originally posted to otterbox.com.