I get asked about iPhone 6 case recommendations a lot, especially for protective cases, especially by people whose occupations require them. For the last few I've just recommend Otterbox or LifeProof and been done with it. This year, however, the feedback for the Otterbox Defender for iPhone 6 has been less than reassuring — the top question on Amazon's page right now is "Has anyone sought feedback from Otterbox on all the complaints this case has received? Has anyone received comments from Otterbox about the issues?" — and, almost two months post-launch, the LifeProof for iPhone 6 still hasn't shipped. So, I'm left wondering — what should I recommend?
Part of the problem with having easy, year-after-year go-tos is that if they ever come up short, or don't come up at all, you can't go to them, and then you're left scrambling for an alternative. The other part is that Otterbox now owns LifeProof, so there isn't the competitive pressure there used to be.
I tried asking about this on Twitter, but not many people had tried the Otterbox, or were likewise still waiting on LifeProof. So, I figured I'd abuse my ability to escalate the question to iMore and ask about it here. (Also: I figure many other people might be in a similar quandary and would appreciate similar feedback).
If you've tried to Otterbox Defender for iPhone 6, how has it worked for you? If you've found an alternative, what was it, and how are you liking it?