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Crimson USA Introduces World's Most Advanced Aluminum Frame Case for iPhone 5 with Innovative Protection and High-Style Design

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Crimson USA (, creator of high-style, premium protection accessories for the Apple Inc. line of products, today unveiled the market's most advanced Aluminum Frame Case (AFC) for the iPhone 5. The Crimson AFC enhances the style of the iPhone 5, while offering the best protection against the elements – whether from the environment, drops or everyday abuse. The new Crimson AFC builds upon the successful AFC product line for iPhone 4/4s, and was redesigned and improved to match the new specifications of the iPhone 5.

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Crimson Aluminum Frame Case for iPhone 5

The Crimson AFC showcases the beautiful design of the iPhone 5, while offering premium protection through a sleek, form-fitting case. The Crimson AFC features two frames that easily fasten together at the four corners to seamlessly cover, but not conceal the faces, functions or antennas, of the iPhone 5. The Crimson AFC features:

  • CNC machined aircraft-grade aluminum for strength, durability and ultimate protection.
  • Fastened elastomer corner guards engineered for shock absorption to protect the iPhone 5 from drops, dings and unexpected encounters.
  • Form-fitting design to amplify the iPhone 5's sleek lines and maintain accessibility to all buttons and ports – while never hampering the reception of the iPhone's antennas.
  • Lightweight (less than 20 grams) and ergonomic construction that offers easy handling, plus the ability for the iPhone 5 to stand on any of its sides – perfect for photography, video viewing and FaceTime.

What's Included with the AFC

  • Aircraft-grade anodized aluminum frame case with stainless steel Allen head screws
  • New engineering-grade elastomer corner guards
  • Two (2) spare stainless steel Allen head screws
  • Allen driver for installation
  • Microfiber cleaning cloth
  • Installation instructions
  • Bonus: Each AFC includes a front Crimson Film Surface Protector

"The Crimson AFC is designed to serve both the protection and style needs of iPhone 5 owners without sacrificing capabilities in either area," said Ben Yang, CEO of Crimson. "iPhone 5 owners want a case that offers maximum protection with a contemporary look and cool factor that is symbiotic with the phone itself."

Availability and Pricing

The Crimson AFC for iPhone 5 (Black, Red, Silver) is available now for purchase at the Crimson Online Store ( for $44.95 (U.S. MSRP).

About Crimson

Crimson creates high-style, premium-protection accessories for Apple® products. The flagship Crimson Aluminum Frame Case (AFC) for the iPhone is at the intersection of art and technology, and represents a growing product portfolio – cases, screen and surface protectors, CrimSkins and sleeves – that meets the needs of iPhone, iPad, iPod and MacBook enthusiasts. Founded in 2010, Crimson is a fast-growing company and veteran global team with offices in Los Angeles, the United Kingdom and Taipei. For more information, please visit or connect with us on or Twitter (@crimson_case).

Apple, iPhone and FaceTime are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.

Media Contact:
Kari Ramsey / Kelley James
Zeno Group for Crimson USA
[email protected] / [email protected]
(310) 566-3988 / (310) 566-2294


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