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NewerTech NuGuard KX
Eagle Shield
X-treme Protection for Your iPhone SE, or iPhone 5S/5

Kinetic Energy X-Orbing protective case provides security and style - not bulk
Unlike common military-impact test grade iPhone® case materials, the NuGuard KX uses state-of-the-art X-Orbing gel technology to absorb and evenly distribute kinetic energy. This revolutionary technology is then engineered into an effective one-piece design that's available in eight attractive color combinations.

The NuGuard KX has been Mil-Spec drop test certified by Quanta Laboratories to MIL-STD-810G U.S. Military Standard for elite protection. Yet, the KX only measures slightly over 1/2" thick (including phone) so it can still easily fit in your pocket.

Its Edge Guard over-molding provides enhanced iPhone screen edge protection without interfering with edge-to-edge touch finger accessibility to ensure hassle-free touch keyboarding and ability to drag and organize app icons from screen to screen.

With its precision cutouts, the NuGuard KX allows for full access to all of the iPhone's ports and buttons. The KX features a unique cross hatch texture design on backside for added grip that won't make it hard to remove from pockets like other texturized cases. And installation and removal of your iPhone from the KX is easy, taking only seconds.
The strongest case also deserves the strongest warranty, with a best-in-class replacement lifetime guarantee.
Highlights
  • Revolutionary X-Orbing gel technology absorbs, evenly distributes kinetic energy
  • Quanta Laboratories certified to withstand Shock Test Method of the MIL-STD-810G U.S. Military Standard
  • One piece design - hard shell integrated with soft interior core
  • Exceptional protection without being bulky
  • Fast and simple install takes only seconds
  • Easy access to all ports and buttons
  • Cross hatch texture design offers secure hand grip, yet easy pocket/purse removal
  • Backed by a best-in-class replacement NewerTech NuGuard KX Lifetime Limited Warranty
  • No Risk, No Hassle 30-Day Money Back Guarantee. For more information on OWC return policies, click here.
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The NewerTech NuGuard KX is compatible with...
iPhone 5/5S
iPhone SE
(March 2016)
Model ID: A1662, A1723, A1724
16GB, 64GB
iPhone 5/5S
iPhone 5/5S
(September 2012, 2013)
16GB, 32GB, 64GB

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Product Specifications:

Physical

  • 2.6" wide
  • 5.15" tall
  • .48" thick
  • 1.10oz

Reviews

Customer Ratings

Write a Review 4.6 / 5 78 out of 87 (90%) reviewers would recommend this product
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Reviewer: jzurca Location: San Francisco Age: 45-54 Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 4/5 Good Product but needs to be revised January 10, 2017 I bought this for iPhone SE and it fits well. The black and yellow contrasting color works well to quickly identify phone from everyone else. The case lacks the textured side and back found in the newer KX iPhone 6S and 7 case for better grip and feel.

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from NewerTech NuGuard KX. Color: Buzz. X-treme Protection for Your iPhone 5/5S. Customer Videos:

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Reviewer: Audun Location: Finnsnes, Norway Age: 55-65 Experience Level: Home User Owned Product: over 6 months
Rating: 5/5 This was great December 20, 2016 Good quality. Save my phone several times. I will buy this again for my new phone.

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from NewerTech NuGuard KX. Color: Buzz. X-treme Protection for Your iPhone 5/5S. Customer Videos:

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Reviewer: nicknlame Age: 55-65 Experience Level: IT Professional Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 4/5 It works just fine. December 19, 2016 I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from NewerTech NuGuard KX. Color: Darkness. X-treme Protection for Your iPhone 5/5S. Customer Videos:
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Reviewer: CyclingDan Location: Pittsburgh PA Age: Over 65 Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 3/5 Safe but not pristine November 11, 2016 Protected my wife's phone but the white part got really dirty and scummy looking. She stopped using it after 3 months.

This review is from NewerTech NuGuard KX. Color: Trooper. X-treme Protection for Your iPhone 5/5S. Customer Videos:

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Reviewer: MJKT Age: Over 65 Experience Level: Home User Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 5/5 Great Protection at low price September 14, 2016 I had a $45 case that lasted 6 months. This at $20 was the same I had on a 5S and the one for 6S is just as good. The key area I like is it is not slippery.

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Reviewer: penguirl Location: Northern Colorado Age: 55-65 Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 5/5 Best Case I've Owned August 19, 2016 I purchased this case to replace a Griffin Technology Survivor Core that was falling apart. I like that the NuGuard KX's outer shell is one piece and cannot separate at the seam. The inside of the case is lightly padded with a felt like material that is very soft. The volume buttons were a little wonky at first but they've settled in and work perfectly. The sides of the case have fantastic texture to give you a good grip, it cleans easily and doesn't show any scratches or such.

I also like that when placing my order I was able to indicate who had helped me find the NuGuard KX for my 5c. Thank you again, Rebecca R.

If I could change one thing, which is the only thing I would change, I would like the headphone jack hole just a little bit bigger so that I could plug in a headphone jack to RCA jacks cable to connect to my stereo.

Overall an excellent product from an excellent company, I would definitely buy again.

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from NewerTech NuGuard KX. Color: Green. X-treme Protection for Your iPhone 5C. Customer Videos:

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Reviewer: Anonymous Location: Dawsonville, Ga Age: 55-65 Experience Level: Home User Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 5/5 Better than expected July 28, 2016 Just purchased a SE. Had a 4S with which I used a Otter Box Defender. The Defender offered excellent protection but was too bulky for my taste. This offers close to the same level of protection at a lower cost and without all that bulk. I will buy NuGuard products again if needed.

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from NewerTech NuGuard KX. Color: Buzz. X-treme Protection for Your iPhone 5/5S.

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Reviewer: Anonymous Location: Ireland Age: 45-54 Experience Level: Power User
Rating: 5/5 Best Cover Ever May 20, 2016 This is the best cover for an iphone. I have let the phone fall several times and its still in mint condition.

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from NewerTech NuGuard KX. Color: Darkness. X-treme Protection for Your iPhone 5/5S.

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Reviewer: Anonymous Location: Seaside California Age: 55-65 Experience Level: Home User Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 5/5 Cases March 29, 2016 My iPhone has been without a case for months. Prior to that I had an Otter case. It did protect my phone but after several years developed cracks on the bottom corner and pieces of the case fell off. A 5s feels weird in hands without a case. This case feels secure and cost less than Otter's. The longevity is unknown but I'm satisfied with this purchase.

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from NewerTech NuGuard KX. Color: Trooper. X-treme Protection for Your iPhone 5/5S.

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Reviewer: Anonymous Location: Denton, TX Age: 55-65 Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 5/5 Saved My Phone January 28, 2016 I've had several of these. The first one (Trooper color) got sort of dingy looking, so I bought another...this time black. These cases have saved my iPhone5s from multiple drops and bangs. Well worth the investment. Easy to carry the phone in my front pants pocket, even with the case on. Wouldn't go without it.

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from NewerTech NuGuard KX. Color: Darkness. X-treme Protection for Your iPhone 5/5S.

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Reviewer: Anonymous
Rating: 3/5 Nice Case January 8, 2016 I like the case but does not seem to be compatible with screen protectors

This review is from NewerTech NuGuard KX. Color: Midnight. X-treme Protection for Your iPhone 5/5S.

Response from MacSales.com, Technical Support January 11, 2016 The NuGuard KXs screen protector for iPhone 5S / 5C / 5 leaves a small gap around the edges of the screen to prevent the screen protector from curling or peeling when used with a protective case such as the NuGuard KX. http://eshop.macsales.com/item/NewerTech/IPH5NUVIRKX/
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Reviewer: Anonymous Location: Munch, Germany Age: 18-24 Experience Level: Home User Owned Product: over 6 months
Rating: 5/5 Amazing iPhone Protection! January 8, 2016 I bought this item because it promised safety for my iPhone. Since I have received this product I can only say that I am very happy with my buy. My phone has slipped a couple of time out of my hand and landed on tiles in a shopping mal or outside on concrete and every time the case has done its job and my cell phone ist as good as new! Can only recommend! Also as in product description all buttons are easy to reach with the only con that the power button is a little harder to press with the cover on but that is no real hinderance. Great buy!

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from NewerTech NuGuard KX. Color: Midnight. X-treme Protection for Your iPhone 5/5S.

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Reviewer: Anonymous
Rating: 5/5 Great protection December 3, 2015 Works as advertised. It replaced a LifeProof case, which had to go because the plastic protecting the camera lens noticeably degraded photo quality.

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from NewerTech NuGuard KX. Color: Blue. X-treme Protection for Your iPhone 5C.

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Reviewer: Anonymous Location: AZ Age: 45-54 Experience Level: IT Professional Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 3/5 Good Protection, Hard to Press Buttons September 24, 2015 This is a nice case, and it protects my wife's iPhone just fine. But, it is very difficult to press the buttons. So, while the phone still looks like new when you take it out of the case, you can barely use any of the volume, sleep, mute buttons.

This review is from NewerTech NuGuard KX. Color: Buzz. X-treme Protection for Your iPhone 5/5S.

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Reviewer: Anonymous Location: Los Angeles Age: 35-44 Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: over 6 months
Rating: 5/5 Best case I have ever owned! September 14, 2015 I swear by this case. I have tried many different cases but this one is the one that I feel most confident about. I have dropped my phone many of times and never felt I had to worry about it. The case itself is not the most attractive case, but it lives up to my expectations regarding the safety for my phone. The case is very durable and even after 2 years of daily use it looks just as good as when I purchased it. It is easily removable. So there is a possibility to store some cash or a credit card if you need to for emergencies. The only minor draw back is that the top ON/Off button seems a little stiff. I would recommend this and I have just bought the new case for the upcoming iPhone 6s.

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from NewerTech NuGuard KX. Color: Darkness. X-treme Protection for Your iPhone 5/5S.

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Reviewer: Anonymous Location: Charlotte, NC Age: 45-54 Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: over 6 months
Rating: 5/5 Long lasting case August 17, 2015 Had this case for over a year now. I have dropped my phone hundreds of times on concrete and asphalt with no damage to my phone and the case still looks like new.

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from NewerTech NuGuard KX. Color: Darkness. X-treme Protection for Your iPhone 5/5S.

Verified Buyer Top 250 Contributor
Reviewer: Anonymous Location: Doha Qatar Age: 35-44 Experience Level: IT Professional Owned Product: over 6 months
Rating: 5/5 Tested durable and effective casing for Iphone 5 August 11, 2015 Several times my wife iphone drop and slip on her hand. With this case the phone still free from cracked, dent and damage. Even the screen don't have protector, with the style of this case it also protect the glass from flat surface impact.

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from NewerTech NuGuard KX. Color: Darkness. X-treme Protection for Your iPhone 5/5S.

Verified Buyer
Reviewer: Anonymous Location: Malaysia Age: 35-44 Experience Level: Hobbiest
Rating: 3/5 NuGuard KX August 10, 2015 Awesome iPhone 5 cover!..

This review is from NewerTech NuGuard KX. Color: Buzz. X-treme Protection for Your iPhone 5/5S.

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Reviewer: Anonymous Location: Malaysia Age: 35-44 Experience Level: Hobbiest Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 3/5 NuGuard KX August 10, 2015 This iPhone cover awesome since its was made from rubber but the downside is..it will stain once you put it in your pocket..other than that..cool cover..

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Reviewer: Anonymous Location: LaPorte, CO Age: Over 65 Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 5/5 Quality case. August 7, 2015 The case is quite protective and has a pleasant slim profile. I have had the case for a little over a month and it has slipped out of my shirt pocket three times while working outside. No damage at all to my iPhone 5s.

However, the sharp edge around the inside of the case lifted the "Case Friendly" KX screen protector enough to force some debris under the protector which took some concerted effort to remove with Magic Mending Tape. All is good as of now.

I would suggest that anyone using the case with the KX screen protector take fine sandpaper and round the inner edge of the case to prevent it from being lifted by the case edge.

I would further suggest that the manufacturer change the profile of the inner lip around the screen opening to a round profile to prevent this occurrence. Another enhancement would be to make the power button mounting more flexible as you need to actually push the top of the case downward to activate the iphone power button

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from NewerTech NuGuard KX. Color: Darkness. X-treme Protection for Your iPhone 5/5S.

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Reviewer: Anonymous Location: Laval Québec Canada Age: 55-65 Experience Level: Home User Owned Product: less than a month
Rating: 5/5 Great product May 7, 2015 Excellent product, great quality, i love it ! Shipment was very fast !

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from NewerTech NuGuard KX. Color: Green. X-treme Protection for Your iPhone 5C.

Verified Buyer
Reviewer: Anonymous
Rating: 5/5 grippy February 23, 2015 teen daughter loves it

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from NewerTech NuGuard KX. Color: Blue. X-treme Protection for Your iPhone 5C.

Verified Buyer
Reviewer: Anonymous Location: Florida Age: 55-65 Experience Level: IT Professional Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 5/5 Great product and protects my iPhone! January 31, 2015 I was a bit skeptical at first, but after using this iPhone case, I have found it to be lightweight, durable, easy to handle, and very protective of my iPhone. I want an iPhone 6, but can't seem to break my 5 now that I bought this case....

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from NewerTech NuGuard KX. Color: Darkness. X-treme Protection for Your iPhone 5/5S.

Verified Buyer Top 100 Contributor
Reviewer: Anonymous Location: Sugar Land, TX Age: 55-65 Experience Level: Home User Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 5/5 Excellent case and great value for the money January 29, 2015 I purchased this case to go with a new blue iPhone 5C and I could not be happier. It was a snap to put the case on the new iPhone, and I have no issues getting to any of the external attachments. I would highly recommend this case to anyone, particularly anyone with a blue iPhone 5C.

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from NewerTech NuGuard KX. Color: Blue. X-treme Protection for Your iPhone 5C.

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Reviewer: Anonymous Location: The Great White North
Rating: 5/5 My wife gave me a kiss January 16, 2015 We go cross-country skiing so we wanted something tough. My wife chose the pink one and is extremely happy - excellent protection but not too bulky, fits in her purse or fanny pack easily.

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from NewerTech NuGuard KX. Color: Rose. X-treme Protection for Your iPhone 5/5S.

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