Thursday, July 30, 2015
Most Popular
Hardware Reviews
WEB Reviews
Seagate Enterprise Capacity 3.5 V.3 4TB SAS 6Gb/s HDD Review
OCZ Vector 256GB SSD Review @ Custom PC Review
Gigabyte F2A85XM-D3H
NZXT Phantom 630
Auvio Bluetooth Portable Speaker Review
Corsair H90 CPU Cooler Review
BIOSTAR Hi-Fi Z77X (Intel Z77) Motherboard Review
Noctua NH-L9i Cooler Review on Technic3D
Breaking News
Toshiba Expands Lineup of Phase Detection Auto-Focus-equipped CMOS Image Sensors for Smartphones
Sony Profit Rises Following Demand For Mobile Cameras
Facebook Profit Fell In 2Q
Galaxy S6 Sales Not Enough To Keep Samsung's Profit High
Yahoo Introduces Livetext Messaging App
G.Skill Releases Trident Z and Ripjaws V Series DDR4 Memory
Intel Releases 3rd Gen Wireless-AC 8260 for Windows 10
Amiibo Figurine Sales Help Nintendo's First-quarter Profitability
Home > Hardware Reviews > Mobiles

Tuesday, June 19, 2007
Sena Pearl Cases

2. Flipper Case

The following is from the Sena Web Site describing the features of the Flipper Case:

  • Slim Design
  • 1 Multi Purpose pocket
  • 1 Business card pocket
  • Protective plastic cover on screen
  • ULTRA belt-clip (optional)
  • Headset jack and USB port opening
  • Microphone and speakerphone opening
  • Headphone jack opening
  • Camera opening
  • Easy access to all buttons
  • LED indicator opening
  • Compatible with Blackberry's sleep function
  • Top Quality full grain leather


One of the things I have always loved about the Sena Design is that its "Flipper" type cases flip downwards. There is nothing more annoying when using a case that flips up and the case just flops as you try to talk on the phone.

With a downward flipping design, the Sena case opens just like you would expect and hope. When closed, strong magnets keep the case secure and provide protection for the screen.

The added benefits to magnets on a BlackBerry case is that they allow the device to function in "holster" mode when in the case. If you don't have a BlackBerry, this "holster" setting is magnetically triggered and allows the unit to vibrate when emails come in and calls as well (if you set the device to do that).

The Sena Case is also designed with a snap enclosure that snaps over the top onto the back of the case - holding the Pearl securely in the case. It is designed with cutouts for all major buttons, microphone, speaker and message indicator LED.

Sena also incorporates extra protection by including a sewn in plastic screen protector.


These are quality leather cases. The stitching is perfect, the leather looks and smells great and all the cutouts are perfect. The Sena case feels like a very high quality leather product - there are no sharp edges and it just feels great when you hold it.


Some cases can make using your phone more difficult - not so with the Sena flipper case. It ships with a very secure belt clip which was a cinch to disconnect. Just flip open the front and use your BlackBerry as you normally would. There is little extra bulk with this case - so it can still fit in your pocket if you would prefer not to use the belt clip.

Overall Conclusions:

The Sena Flipper case is a beautiful and functional case for your BlackBerry Pearl. The only thing I would change would be to eliminate the plastic screen protector - I found that the screen was not as sharp with this protector over it. It also seemed to affect the automatic light adjustment that is built into the Pearl.


  • Beautiful case
  • great quality
  • nice leather feel
  • perfect cutouts
  • flip down design


  • Screen protector wasn't for me - but you might love it.

The Sena Magnetic Flipper case is priced from US$46.99 to US$49.99 and available at


Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2015 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .