New carbon fiber case makes your iPhone 5 bulletproof

This new leather iPhone 5 case with carbon fiber lining has been proven to protect an iPhone from a shotgun blast at 20 yards, essentially making it bulletproof. While there may not be much of a practical use for this, it’s still damn cool.

We’ve heard of Lightning charge cables being able to deflect bullets, but here’s an iPhone 5/5s case that’s built with a carbon fiber lining that can take a shotgun blast at 20 yards. Proporta’s Leather Case with Carbon Fiber Lining (US$59.95) takes a blast from “Uncle Barry’s shotgun” and is none the worse for wear when it is recovered by the film crew.

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