Urban Armor Gear Folio is a combination protective impact case with folio type design enabling the carrying of credit cards and other personal items. How does it fair in real world usage? Find out in the full review after the break!
Urban Armor Gear is famous for their focus on high impact durable cases for everday use. When we received our review unit of the Folio and we encountered exactly that. Possessing a high impact out shell the UAG Folio case was very durable during our daily use testing.
Installation was very easy as the snap on type shell fit snug around our iPhone 6 with perfect port and button alignment. We did not notice any manufacturing defects (left over flash material from the molding process). All buttons and switches were easily accessible through the case and the folio flap possessed a magnetic latch which was very convenient compared to button types we have tested in the past.
The UAG Folio also allowed us to place about 3 cards (depending on thickness) into the sleeve however removing the cards was a bit difficult given the smaller access cutout. It would have been more ideal in our opinion if each card had its own access sleeve as placing all 3 into the sleeve can be a tight fit (causing the removal issues).
While the UAG Folio is not a lightweight case, given that it provides very good impact protection and the added benefit of the credit card sleeve, it’s a great compromise. The only issue we found with the UAG Folio case was the fact that the sleeve for cards could be a bit tight at times causing removal issues. Overall, the Urban Armor Folio case is a good combination of impact protection with card carrying capabilities.