The snap on case is slim & has a rubber feel to it. This part of the case protects the phone from bumps and scratches that could easily scratch or damage your phone. You have full access to your phone while using this case. Phone is easily accessible & usable with the hard case on the phone. New Feature on the Holster Shell allows you to turn your iPhone case into a stand! For the stand feature, lift belt clip, then extend the metal brace, and release belt clip.