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Twelve South's popular BookBook iPhone case has been updated for the iPhone 5 and will launch on Monday November 19th, MacRumors has learned. We don't have any details about pricing, but the new BookBook should begin shipping on Monday as well.

Interested users can sign up for a notification list to learn when the BookBook for iPhone 5 launches. The current BookBook for the iPhone 4 and 4S is $59.99 and is available in both brown and black.

Update: Twelve South has now posted an information page on the BookBook for iPhone 5, noting that it does indeed launch on Monday and is priced at $59.99.

Update: Twelve South confirms that the BookBook for iPhone 5 is fully compatible with the newly released iPhone 5s.

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Top Rated Comments

IbisDoc Avatar
133 months ago
I'm curious, who is this case popular with?

Librarians?
Score: 15 Votes (Like | Disagree)
bradl Avatar
133 months ago
I'm curious, who is this case popular with?

Me. It's very classy and helps consolidate my personal belongings. It sucked carrying a phone, wallet and keys leaving me with bulky pockets and accessories spilling out. This combines all of it, and looks very classy at the same time. Plus it's easier to hide and protect the phone in plain sight.

Side note: I had my home broken into a year ago, and my SO and I have a lot of books (we're avid readers). While they took some of the typical stuff (PS3, games, etc.), they didn't even bother with the books, which both her Macbook Pro and my MacBook Air were sitting on the bookshelf in their BookBook cases. As far as we were concerned, they proved their worth there alone.

BL.
Score: 13 Votes (Like | Disagree)
ziggyonice Avatar
133 months ago


Actual image from their site. Talking on the phone with all your bank cards and cash sticking out? No thanks.
Score: 11 Votes (Like | Disagree)
likemyorbs Avatar
133 months ago
God i hate iPhone cases. I think it's hard to argue that the phone looks better without them 100% of the time. I understand why some people need them, but they're very aesthetically unappealing. My iPhone is a working device, i don't care if it gets a few scratches here and there. It's not a museum piece!
Score: 11 Votes (Like | Disagree)
adztaylor Avatar
133 months ago
This is literally the worst looking thing ever. Anyone who decides to wrap their iPhone (or anything for that matter) in a faux book cover deserves to be shot on sight.

Oh shut up, its not my cup of tea but EACH TO THEIR OWN. Oh the world would be a boring place if we all liked the same things eh?
Score: 10 Votes (Like | Disagree)
stevemiller Avatar
133 months ago
So hipster it hurts.
Score: 10 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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