CONTEST: Win an all-new Element Case Soft-Tec for your iPhone 5 or iPad mini!

CONTEST: Win an all-new Element Case Soft-Tec for your iPhone 5 or iPad mini!

Element Case has unleashed a new line of iPhone and iPad cases called Soft-Tec. Instead of hypercar racing, this time it looks like special forces gear was their inspiration. I had a chance to see the prototypes earlier this year, and they're absolutely badass. What's even more badass is that Element Case is giving away one of each, a Soft-Tec for iPhone 5 and a Soft-Tec for iPad mini.

All you have to do to enter is check out the features for each case:

Then come back here and leave a comment below telling us which one you want, iPhone 5 or iPad mini, and which feature you like best about it! We'll pick one winner for each case, and Element Case will send you your prize.

That's it! Enter now!

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CONTEST: Win an all-new Element Case Soft-Tec for your iPhone 5 or iPad mini!



Several features about this that I like - main one is stylish, yet protective. Currently sporting a Lifeproof case which has saved my bacon several times, but something like this would be nice for a night out when I don't need the Lifeproof.

Also digging the card/money slots and the fact that it folds into a stand.

I really would love to have the Element Case Soft-Tec wallet for iPhone 5. Its so plush and the color combination seems just prefect for me. And the adjustable stand looks just made for my liking.

I would love the iPad mini. Love the sleek and slim design. Adds not much bulk and looks sexy as hell

I would love to win the iPhone 5 case. I just recently got the iPhone 5 about a week ago and have been searching all over online for a great case. I am going to be a college student soon, so a case that I can hold my student ID and building card key would be absolutely perfect. I also love the colors

Element Case Soft-Tec wallet for iPhone 5. •Stand for adjustable viewing angle
•Easy access to buttons and jacks does it for me

The iPhone 5 one for sure,
mostly because I don't have an iPad Mini. But it's the ability to angle the thing so it sits upright is its selling feature for me. Sure

Actually, not my style for the phone and I don't have an iPad Mini. I want one for the full size iPad!

I'd love one of these for my iP5! I've got the book book now, but these look a h(e double hockey sticks)uva lot sleeker! Best of luck to all!

iPhone 5.
There have been many times I have found myself interested in a case with a lanyard. This case has a lot of cool features, but the removable lanyard sounds intriguing.
Thank You iMore!

Have the iPad mini and have a 2 piece case (Apple plus plastic back).. really hate it. I have been looking for something new, and this is IT!

I'd like the case for the iPhone 5. Like the credit card slots and the ability to position it at an angle in the case.

I am a big fan of Element Case products having purchased both Vapor Comp and Vapor Pro cases for my iPhone 4. I would be stoked about winning the iPad Mini case, fingers crossed...

Well, I have to say, I would put the Mini case to better use. Good lines, classy. Element, really, accept no substitute. I own a black ops 5, I rarely take it off.
Please send me an element iPad Mini sof tec. I'll be sleeping outside until I receive it. Cause without that case, that's how my Mini would feel.

iPhone 5 please.

I love the internal card slots along with the magnetic closure. Sometimes a simple flap & gravity are not enough. I want to keep my cards & phone safe.

Love the black rubber tone satin finish that give the high tech look and feel for the ipad mini.

Element Case Soft-Tec wallet for iPhone 5 please. Don't usually like wallet cases but this looks rather snazzy.

I'd like the Element Case Soft-Tec wallet for iPhone 5 and the feature I like the most is the card slots because unlike most other iPhone cases with card slots, this allows you to fold it shut so your cards aren't exposed at all times.

I love the iPhone 5 version! The cutout for the ear piece on the front is ingenious and the overall fit and feel looks really unique and cool. Thanks for the opportunity iMore!

I would love the case for the iphone 5, I have been looking for a good wallet case to merge my existing wallet with. I like the looks and the fact most of the ports and camera is accessible, element also makes great products. I would like very much yes please

I'm wanting the iPad Mini case.

I like the variable viewing angles. The Apple Smart Cover sits the mini too high without support. It is too easy to push the mini over touching the screen!

I'd like the iPhone 5 case. I've been looking for a wallet (my favourite feature) case for a long time since the iPhone 5 release and there isn't anything out there that looks as good as this.

Actually, all the element cases are awesome. Tough to choose as the iPad Mini case is really nice too.

The Soft-Tec Wallet for iPad mini. Hands down unlike anything I've seen out at the moment. My iPad mini travels with me in my hand, not tucked away in my bag, during my busy commute into Manhattan. The Tech-Grip material not only compliments my esthetic, but will ensure the tight grip I need to keep my mini safe out on the busy streets. I gotta have it!

The 2 features I like about the case are that it has a spot to place your ID or credit cards and also a stand. Would love to get one for my iPhone 5

The Element Case Soft-Tec wallet for iPhone 5 please. I like the fact I can hold credit cards in it & that it protects the screen when folded up!

Soft-Tec Wallet for iPhone. Love the exterior finish or the "Outer Tech Grip" as they call it. Looks nice and classy. Card slots too are good.

I would like the one for the iPad mini. The thing I like the best is: "on-slip synthetic coating to ensure a firm grip".

I don't have an iPad so I would have to go with the iPhone 5 case. I got my iPhone 5 on launch and have been using a cheap gel case since. Definitely need an upgrade.

Iphone 5 soft tec wallet, people are blinded by only one good feature of this case are you kidding me everything about this wallet case is just awesome.

Would really love the iphone 5 case
These are the best looking iphone and ipad cases I've seen.
I'm really impressed with The outer Tech Grip™
I've been wondering when somebody would produce a case
with this type of material. The fact you can open both cases and
use with removing the iphone or ipad from the case is great.
The addition of two credit/ id card slots on the iphone case makes it
both practical and functional. The lanyard is a nice touch as is the
magnetic closure and camera opening. Well done !

It's so hard to pick only one feature! I'd love to have the iphone 5 case, because it's very protective, practical and beautiful!

Soft-Tec Wallet for Apple iPad Mini.

Firm grip, durability and ease of handling are the best features for me.

iPhone 5 please I like the suede inside and love the fact I can add my credit cards into the pouches so I wont need to carry my credit card separately! Hope I win! :-D

I would love to have the iPhone 5 case. I think it is such a sleek design and I love the element line. I was just going to buy this case today, so here's hoping for the best :)

I'd like one for the iPhone 5! I really like the carbon fiber styled business exterior with the bright screaming interior! Beautiful!

Would love one for my iPhone 5. I think the wallet case is super stylish! Love the color contrast and the texturized rubber satin exterior. Will definitely be picking one up regardless.
Thanks iMore!

I would want to get the iPhone 5 case now that I have one. I had a case for my iPhone 4 that I could carry a couple cards in when that was all I needed and it was very convenient.

I'd like the Element Case Soft-Tec for iPhone 5. I've recently been looking for a nice wallet case for my iPhone 5 and this looks like it fits the bill! :)

I like the iPhone5 case because it has credit card slots, and the case protects the screen nicely.

I would love one of these. I've wanted a wallet case for a while but didn't like the bulk of the ones I'd found. I like the fact that this is slim as well as having card slots and functioning as a stand.

I would LOVE the wallet for my iPhone 5. I would use it to replace my wallet and my twelve south SurfacePad....

I have loved the look of this case since it came out. The price tag is a little high to justify switching from my otterbox just yet. However, my favorite feature would have to be the fact that I could take a big leather square out of my back pocket now and then! It would be so nice to have the kick stand form as well. I bought a case when I got my iPhone 5 that had a kickstand and it just wasn't quality.

I would very much like to win an Element Case Soft-Tec for iPhone 5!

I would love to get one for my iPad mini. I love the color and the fact that is sleep/wakeup compatible

Because my girlfriend took my money, and is hard as nails. I cant afford something soft and new for Le' iPhone. Simple as that really...

I checked out the iPhone5 case and I LOVE it. Very unique case in a sea of cases. Also I'm addicted to cases, I want that case.... (crosses fingers)

I would love Element Case Soft-Tec wallet for iPhone 5 big fan of the Element case and this will be perfect for my phone just hope i get it :D LOL! but what are the odds.

I Like the Ipad. Mini, I Like the Color "Red" and The Feature I Like in this is The Non-Slip Synthetic Coat! Its Techie and Helpful to People! Great Job!

I have to say I am liking the Element case. The selling point for me is the adjustable stand. There are many times that I wish I had a stand for my phone, especially when my 5-year-old son uses it to watch Netflix or Disney. Hope I win one!!! My son will be happy!!!

I have to say I am wanting the Element case for my iPhone 5. The selling point for me is the adjustable stand. There are many times that I wish I had a stand for my phone, especially when my 5-year-old son uses it to watch Netflix or Disney. Hope I win one!!! My son will be happy!!!

I would like a Soft-Tec for iPad mini, The best thing about the case for me is the non-slip synthetic coating, the high impact polycarbonate shell and the look and feel.

the non-slip feature is a key differentiator, since in my experience most every case is unstable in viewing mode. This case might have solved this issue.

I would like the Soft-Tec Wallet for Apple iPhone 5, because the Removable Lanyard will help me to avoid dropping it lol! I feel so scared when it happen

I like the 'Durable Tech-Grip covering' on the iPhone Element case. It presents the case with a sophisticated look, some might say eloquent. Combine that with a soft touch inlay and kickstand. What is there not to like about this multi purpose case. It oozes quality and functionality.

I love the fact you can talk with the case still on and use the camera as well. I've seen other cases/wallets and you almost had to take the phone out the case to use either feature. I would love the iPhone case!

Synthetic suede to protect the screen plus black rubber tone finish is quite simple but elegant. Soft Tec wallet for iPad mini for me.

The iphone 5 please - I can ditch my wallet and just keep my phone and ID/Debit Card with me and keep it smooth and simple.

I love the look and finish of the Element Folio case for the iPad Mini-which I carry EVERYWHERE-and this Element Soft-Tec case will stand up to the travel and punishment
that these trips dish out. A firm grip, great texture, and great protection seems to be it's hallmarks. Oh, and it's easy on the eyes as well-real professional looking.

Omg dude i checked out Element's video reviews and comments this case is sickkk like i need those two id spaces in my case like theres no case out there that looks good enough as elements and has all the cool looks :( and its super expensive omg i really i could win this one mann its super awesome looking!!!!!

iPhone 5 please. Finally an iPhone 5 case that I can fit in my shirt/sport coat jacket that is not bulky. Looks like a great product!!

I like the Element Case Soft-Tec wallet for iPad mini. My current smart cover doesn't work well as a stand and this would solve that and protect both front and back. Nice.

I would like the Element Case Soft-Tec wallet for iPhone 5 - it has credit card slots and lanyard make it more usefull than just a phone case!! and more durable as it looks like!! i want it!

I like the Durable Tech-Grip covering for the iPad mini. Reason being: I'm prone to dropping my stuff. I suppose this will make me less likely to drop my mini! :)

what I like about the Soft-Tec Wallet for iphone5 is the slim and lightweight design and its easy access to button and jacks....

I would love the iphone5 case. I love the idea of the strap, when working out, extra security to hang onto phone would be great. Even great walking down a busy street.

I like the iPhone case. Too many great features... perhaps its form factor, that it folds open which seems to keep it less bulky.

Wow! I could go for a Soft-Tec case for sure. What I like the most is the stylish design. I need one for my iPhone 5.

Such a kick ass looking case, FINALLY! It looks like it would meet all my iPhone 5's needs and more. About time there's a sleek functional case put there that you can access all the ports without debris in the way. I hope I am the lucky one and if not then I hope whoever does win, thoroughly enjoys it; best of luck to all

I would LOVE to have the element case for my iPhone for a bunch of different reasons but most of all so that I can have my wallet and my phone in the same convenient location. Furthermore I would like it for my iPhone because I don't own the iPad mini. :)

This case is absolutely beautiful! So far I have no case but I don't like leaving my Iphone unprotected in my purse. It would be perfect!

I would like the Element Case Soft-Tec wallet for iPhone 5. I love the idea of the credit card slots that are available and the stylish suede that protects the screen and the stand with adjustable viewing angle.

I would be interested in the iPad mini case. I just purchased the Zoogue Prodigy case but I am having second thoughts after seeing the Soft-Tec case by Element Case. I really like how sleek the case looks. it does not appear to add much bulk to the iPad mini. Very nice.

Looking for a wallet/case that has it all for my iPhone 5... pockets for an ID and a credit card, a few dollar bills, and a stand so I can have face time with a friend or just hold it steady while I watch a video. I'd also like to access power plug and headset without taking phone out of case. This case looks like it checks off all my boxes. I love that the snap closer doesn't flap over the face of the phone when it's in standing mode. The only thing I'm not sure you can do is hold the phone up when the wallet part is open to take a picture, or if it just gets in the way. Otherwise looks great.

The iPhone case for me please it's fantastic! The inner organizing and hook up without the need to remove the case, genius!

I love these cases i really wan't one for my iPhone 5S because i always forget my wallet but never my iPhone so i still have my important cards with my like my creditcard because of the card holders!