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We love giving stuff away here at AP, and today we have ten cases from Incipio to hand out to ten lucky readers. Incipio offers five main types of case: Dermashot, feather, Silicrylic, NGP, and Edge (they also make a case called "Step" for the Droid X2). I've recently spent some hands-on time with the Dermashot, feather, and Silicrylic models, so before we get into the giveaway, we're going to take a closer look at those. Before that, though, I want to give a big shoutout to Incipio for sponsoring the giveaway. Thanks, guys!

Dermashot

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The Dermashot is a soft silicon case made to protect your device from short falls and scratches. According to Incipio, the Dermashot has a "special anti-static coating" that prevents it from becoming sticky, as well as reducing the amount of dust/lint that sticks to it. In all reality, though, this is a dust and lint magnet. It may not be as bad as some other silicone cases, but you can definitely see the amount of lint that it collects -- and these picture were taken about 20 minutes after I cleaned it off.

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Still, It has a nice feel to it, adds grip to the device, and still allows access to all buttons and auxiliary ports. It's soft, protective, well made, and it looks good.

Applicable Phone Models

Since Incipio doesn't make each case for every phone model, here is a list of phones that they make the Dermashot for. It's mostly for older devices, and seems to have been replaced by the more modern NGP case:

  • Casio G'zOne (because this little guy isn't rugged enough, right?)
  • myTouch 3G
  • Nexus One
  • HTC Droid Eris
  • HTC Hero
  • HTC Droid Incredible
  • Sony Ericsson Xperia X10

feather

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This one is probably my favorite of the three. The feather case is an extremely thin and lightweight shell that covers the back and sides of the phone. It's made of one solid polycarbonate piece, and, while it won't do much to protect your device against drops, it will keep the exterior from getting all scratched up. If you want a case that adds virtually zero bulk to your device, while still leaving access to all of the appropriate ports, then this is the case for you.

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Applicable Phone Models

The feather is offered across the widest variety of devices, so there's a good chance that they make it for your phone:

  • Dell Venue
  • myTouch 3G
  • Nexus One
  • Nexus S
  • HTC Droid Eris
  • HTC EVO 4G
  • HTC Incredible
  • HTC Incredible 2
  • HTC Inspire 4G
  • LG Genesis
  • Motorola Atrix
  • Motorola Droid Bionic
  • Motorola Droid (OG)
  • Samsung Captivate
  • Samsung Fascinate
  • Samsung Droid Charge
  • Samsung Infuse 4G
  • Samsung Nexus S
  • Samsung Vibrant

Silicrylic

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This is the toughest of all the Incipio cases, as it offers two layers of protection: a thin silicone layer surrounded by a much harder polycarbonate layer. Basically, it's the Dermashot wrapped in the feather.

The silicone layer is really thin (and attracts the same amount of dust and lint as the Dermashot), but is intended to be a shock absorber, while the hard, outer layer is really the brawn of the operation. It's easy to get on, feels good, and provides access to all required buttons and ports. The finish is smooth and it really feels great in the hand. Really, really solid.

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Applicable Phone Models

  • Google Nexus One
  • HTC Incredible
  • HTC Incredible 2
  • HTC Thunderbolt
  • Motorola Atrix 4G
  • Motorola Droid Bionic
  • Motorola Droid X
  • Motorola Droid X2
  • Samsung Fascinate
  • Samsung Droid Charge
  • Samsung Infuse 4G

Edge and NGP

I didn't get review units of either of these, but wanted to make their availability known both for the sake of the giveaway.

Edge

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The Edge case is a sliding two-part hardshell case that looks to protect the device from scratches and minor falls, and is available on a select few devices:

  • HTC EVO 4G
  • HTC Thunderbolt
  • Samsung Captivate
  • Sony Ericsson Xperia X10

NGP

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From what I can tell, the NGP is the evolution of the Dermashot case, as it offers a lot of the same features, but is made from a "Next Generation Polymer" (hence the NGP moniker). It also seems to be a bit more sturdy than the Dermashot, as it's described as semi-rigid on Incipio's site.

This case is available on the more modern batch of phones:

  • HTC EVO 3D
  • HTC Hero S
  • HTC Sensation
  • HTC Status
  • LG G2x
  • LG Optimus Black
  • LG Thrill 4G / Optimus 3D
  • Motorola Photon 4G
  • Samsung Galaxy S II

Giveaway

Alright, the meat and potatoes of why you're here: free stuff. We have ten cases to give away -- your choice. You win, you pick. It's as simple as that.

How to Win

This contest is now over. Here are our winners, selected at random:

  • Tony Withrow
  • Rukii
  • Arpit
  • Maniac
  • Skunk13
  • Jonathan
  • blue horseshoe loves...
  • Robin
  • Jim Murray
  • housry23

Congratulations, guys - all of you will be contacted for your information in the near future!

Everyone else - keep participating and stay tuned to Android Police so that you don't miss our upcoming giveaway announcements. You can follow AP on Twitter, Facebook, Google+, and RSS.

Entering is super simple (isn't it always?) -- just leave a comment. We'll pick the ten winners at random and you'll be on your way to a new case.

The contest begins immediately and will end on Monday, October 31st at 11:59 PT.

Good luck!

Cameron Summerson
Cameron is a self-made geek, Android enthusiast, horror movie fanatic, musician, and cyclist. When he's not pounding keys here at AP, you can find him spending time with his wife and kids, plucking away on the 6-string, spinning on the streets, or watching The Texas Chainsaw Massacre on repeat.

  • tom foylw

    But Cuba , I want ice cream sandwiches

    • jesse

      It cool having a site dedicated to android that is so diverse. Reviews, tips, and free stuff!

  • Ben Johnson

    I need a new case for my tbolt....

  • Andrew

    These look like nice and useful cases. Thanks for the review and the giveaway!

  • http://chololotrevino.blogspot.com Chololo

    They look nice, might be considering one as my current case is ripping apart

  • MisterHijinx

    One can never have too many cases.

  • SDL

    I'd like one. The NGP would be a nice addition to my Sensation.

  • https://plus.google.com/u/0/117167499808303034387/posts Aaron

    Nice review, I want a case. ;)

  • http://cajunrandomness.blogspot.com Shane

    Leaving a comment? thats it? thats all I have to do?! SWEET!! I'm super clumsy with my phone and have no clue how it isn't broken already.. I need protection!

  • Jeffie

    Silicrylic yes please :)

  • Adam

    Hi,
    Does this count?

  • turok64

    I need a new case

  • http://thebteampodcast.com Gadget Man 007

    NGP for the EVO 3D please. Thanks!

  • Ben Kimble

    I'd sure love to win a case :)

  • http://sketaful.se Sketaful

    Just leave a comment? Well done. :)

    I like the look of the NGP skin.

  • https://plus.google.com/116579685286711581648/posts Daniel Candelaria

    I <3 Android Police. And I always enter into your contests, but haven't won anything yet.

  • Karl

    I needz case!

    and apparently a longer comment....

  • JT

    feather for og droid please!

  • Kevin

    Hey, I'm the 10th to comment so pick quick! ;)

    D'oh, I was too slow. Pick at your leisure, now :)

  • IPvFletch

    I had a 2-piece case much like Edge/NGP model but it had like an exoskeleton layed over the softer rubber piece. This provides the best of both worlds, so it was my fave - until the hard skeleton broke (flimsy, as it was a giant X-shape) but anyways now I'm not rocking a case. Showing off the EVO for the rest of what little life it still has left in it before I buy something new.. :D

  • http://johnsandroid.com Blair

    thunderbolt me a case please

  • https://plus.google.com/116579685286711581648/posts Daniel Candelaria

    Does leaving multiple comments increase your chances at winning? Or is it just considered spamming?

  • Matt

    I could use a new case! Nice.

  • Luke

    Didn't think they did one for the Sensation, But they did you cheeky guys, at the bottom!

  • Louc

    Random comment that wins.

  • Farmdogg

    Hmm, wonder if they'll have G-Nex cases ready by the 31st?

  • r2doesinc

    oh yeah! free schwag!

  • duder

    I'd like to win!

  • Aaryn Kruger

    My Bionic needs one of those awesome feather cases!!!

  • Kurt

    Look pretty nice, I'll have to check them out.

  • bali

    Simply cool!!! Definitely love to have this!

  • Sam Drake

    Yh i need a case im poor :D

  • http://www.imnuts.org Mark

    I'd take a case, could use it to protect my Charge for the last few weeks I'm using it.

  • Will

    I also want a new case for my Tbolt!

  • Trina Rigsby

    I <3 Incipio, just wish they made their Honu cases still

  • Brent

    Free stuff is awesome!

  • Zsolt

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  • Justin

    Good luck everyone, hopefully I can win myself a NGP case for my G2X :)

  • Philip

    You guys are awesome!

  • Jesse Coddington

    Very cool...Winning ;)

  • http://zohnerfamily.com zohner

    Gotta love a giveaway.

  • Jim Martin

    androidpolice is not just number one for it's content but for it's cool give-aways

  • tree

    I want to win a case for my Samsung Galaxy S Vibrant!

  • http://www.mycellife.net Bradley

    Sweet. My Nexus One needs new clothes

  • http://reviewedatrandom.com Crowlord

    Is it right that the Inspire is the same form factor as the desire HD? If so count me in boss :D

  • rose coppock

    Love the look. Keep it up.

  • Tim

    Android police for the win.

  • Big Party

    A tough case for my Dad's Droid X is always a good thing.

  • Lynxy

    Didn't expect to see my HTC Incredible mentioned. Old technology, haha.

  • Sp4rkR4t

    None of them are going to fit the Galaxy Nexus are they? :(

  • http://hkn.eecs.berkeley.edu/~ibrahima Ibrahim Awwal

    Yay, these look nice and my Fascinate kickstand case just broke.

  • justyn

    Need some protection on this sgs2 please :)

  • monoik

    I'd like the feather one, but for my SGS2 only the NGP is avail. That's good enough:)

  • Jeremy M

    Figuring this would be great for my device.

  • http://dljordaneku.wordpress.com/ Darrell Jordan

    I wonder how long I have to make this comment to get in. I'm in.

  • zhenya

    I'd love a case for my Nexus one! Android Police w000t!

  • Mike Saunders

    I need one for my Captivate or my Nexus S

  • Skunk13

    Oh man, this is great, my current case is hammered. Does the case come with a special ICS update? J/K Thanks for the kindness and sharing free goodies.

  • dave

    Enter ne. I need a bionic case!

  • paris

    I'd love one that works with the Droid Incredible! Thanks Android Police!

  • Ivan

    This is the comment you will give the award to. And this are not the droids you are looking for.

  • William

    Would like sylcrillic for my DX

  • dave

    Awesome contest

  • itai

    love AP for all the good giveaways

  • Cristina O

    Pick me Android police =)

  • Mike genova

    Thanks for the chance to win prizes :-)

  • Lekz

    I need a case for my Captivate! Let's go!

  • http://na DanO

    Ohh, nice! I like the 2 piece design of the Sillycircle err, I mean Silicrylic

  • Kris Davis

    NICE!! The EVO 3D needs a new case!!

  • Grantland

    Sensation case would be great!

  • montgoss

    I could maybe see using the feather model.

  • housry23

    OOOOH! A case for my phone!!! No need to go without protection. I've been unprotected and have been lucky so far, but I seriously need some contraceptive for my Phone.

  • http://www.goodandevo.net Sam Sarsten

    Can I have a case? Puh-leeeezz!!??

  • Jonathan

    The cases look nice!

  • http://www.smartphonezine.com Arturo

    Just waiting for a case for my Samsung Galaxy S II!!

  • Andrew McConaghy

    I could stand to replace the cheap hard plastic case and belt clip that I have for my Droid X.

  • http://xikexike.blogspot.com Osni

    I liked Silicrylic, Edge and NGP, both the Dermashot and Feather look "weird".

  • James

    I like the Silicrylic combo case!

  • yan

    I really wanna win!

  • Tony Withrow

    sweet cases, could use one of those

  • http://oraexplorer.com Ittichai Chammavanijakul

    For Bionic please

  • Dean

    This is cool. Does anyone know if Ice Cream Sandwich is coming to the G2?

  • loui

    I dont need one so if i win give it to someone else hahahaha

  • Scott

    Looks like it would be the silicrylic case for me

  • Eickhel

    In need of a new case :D

  • Woof

    Well since the only thing they have for the Evo 3D is the NGP, I guess I;ll take it.

  • caliber

    Sweet! Here's a comment

  • Iverie

    I'd totally need one for my SGS2!

  • Sam

    My Galaxy S2 feels naked

  • Raji

    Can you throw a case my way 4 mai Galaxy S2??

  • Sean

    I'd love to be able to save my free case option until the Galaxy Nexus case comes out, but if not I will definitely wrap one around my droid incredible

  • Dustin

    NUM NUM NUM!!!...i cant wait for ICS!!!..i love android police!!! =-O

  • Alan Patel

    Thanks for the reviews guys!! These cases like amazing

  • Paul

    I need one for my SENSATION!!

  • Mike

    Could use a new case, and the price can not be beat.

  • Visual Perfection

    My HTC Incredible would love to be all nice and snug in one of those great cases.

  • Leonid

    Awesome! Got to love AP!

  • Nick

    I'd love one for my sensation.

  • CGreen

    My Samsung Captivate could use some love...

  • Sanat

    I want it bad for my SII!!!

  • Ceph

    Free stuff is awesome!

  • http://www.twitter.com/standateeze Aashrey

    Oh boy. Pick me no?

  • ?

    Sure why not i could always use a case.

  • fone_fanatic

    Would love to get a free case for my new free phone!

  • chris

    always use the site to keep updated on contests and giveaways
    great site!!!!

  • @Zeratoda1

    hmm a new Case that would come in handy since i have gone through 4 cases on my Sensation 4G they are not durable

  • Joshua Wise

    Would love one of these for my nexus one, I previously owned one and loved it, but I let my girlfriend borrow the phone, and she decided to pick at it until it started to tear.

    Hope I win! :)

  • ocdtrekkie

    Bionic could use a feather case.

  • Anurag Mishra

    Though the sgs2 won the drop test against the iPhone 4s, I think I will feel safer with one of these.

  • Ezra

    I must think of something funny, smart, and subtly show my desperation for a case for my phone.

  • Marc

    For once in my life, I don't have a smart-ass comment!

  • JackEmerson

    Could use a case for my Nexus S!

  • curt carter

    Any case would do I am sick of fixing the wife's phones.

  • Billy

    With this comment, I hope to bend the sway of the all holy and mighty RNG in my favor! C'mon RNG, papa needs a new phone case!

  • moondrius

    I have been looking at buying one of these for awhile but never ordered it.

  • Kevin M

    A case for my wife's incredible 2 would be awesome.

  • Phillip

    Incipio makes the best cases for mobile devices. Been a fan of theirs for years.

  • Tommy

    I want one! My phone is naked ="(

  • MeHappy

    If I win this, it's going to be an anniversary gift to my girlfriend. Sounds sad doesn't it?

  • eduardo

    Android Police RULES

  • http://creativezane.sg Zane

    Mmmm, I could really use the NGP for my HTC Sensation! Entered 2 previous case giveaways with no luck, hope that the THIRD is a charm! :D

  • Missael

    Nice cases looking forward to getting a G2x case :)

  • Jake

    Pick me! Pick me!

  • Kevin

    I want one! Only one of them is available for the Thunderbolt . . .

  • Daniel W.

    A case for my HTC Thunderbolt would be awesome.

  • Randy

    That NGP would look good on my evo3d!

  • http://www.jasonwarford.com Jason M Warford

    Love the site. Would totally love to have one of these cases!

  • Smiley

    Thanks for the chance to win, and good luck to all who enter. I have HTC Incredible. Android Rules!!!

  • Kree Terry

    Here here, need a case for my DX so it will last as long as possible. although in the case of an "accidental" damaging i guess i will have to just "settle" for that new galaxy nexus device ive heard a "few" people talking about. :D

  • Jason S

    Oh I need a case for my phone. Gorilla glass only covers the front. the other 70% is plastic.

  • Charlie MM

    Putting my vote in for ice cream sanwich 4.0 for Xperia X10, and winning a new case for said updated phone ;-)

  • Patrick

    Would love one those!

  • Andres Caceres

    I could really use a case for my Atrix. and gahhhh Droid RAZR on ATT? x.x mine

  • Joseph (jbliv63)

    Nice giveaway! Thanks, hope to win.

  • Kevin

    Need a new TBolt case - mine is all worn out

  • Lbmora

    *Commenting to win new case*

  • Nick

    Hello,

    Droid Incredible cases? Yes please.

    Regards,

  • Pawnty

    *enters*

    This is available to Canada right? :P Doesn't state locations. *crosses fingers&

  • Umar

    Really need a case for my Infuse, hope I win!

  • charles

    i hope to win..........

  • blue horseshoe loves…

    sweet...any would be great for my DInc 2!

  • Ravi Shah

    my nexus s is begging for a new case :)

  • Comboman

    I'd love a nice case for my Nexus S.

  • iSlackerz

    I'll take anyone of those cases.

  • Matt

    My Bionic is nakey and needs some protection.

  • May

    I need a case for my droid x2 :-)

  • Rohit Kumar Singh

    My Sensation could use a NGP case (the only one available for HTC Sensation).
    Send it over ASAP..!! :)

  • Mowto

    i'd like to get a new case for my nexus one

  • Ronnie Trinh

    The NGP case for Sensation would be awesome :D

  • John Castaneda

    Edge case would go perfectly on my Thunderbolt XD

  • Luke

    me me meeeee. please x

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