Monday, November 3, 2014

Armpocket review and give away!

Runaway Bridal Planner and MCM Mama Runs are doing a give away hop and the theme this month is thankful for my followers.  I am definitely thankful for all of you and am excited to be participating in my first giveaway hop. If you're wondering what a giveaway hop is, here is the information from the Runaway Bridal Planner site.  "If your not familiar with a giveaway hop.  At the end of this post, you'll see a list of other bloggers names.  Click on their name, and hop on over to their blogs and enter their giveaways.  This giveaway hop goes until midnight on November 17th, so you have plenty of time to work your way through the list and enter as many giveaways as you'd like!"

I was contacted by Armpocket recently about doing a review of one of their products.  I received a free Armpocket for purposes of the review but I only review items that I use myself and all opinions in the review are my true opinion.

One of the things I love about Armpocket is that they have so many different models available to fit different phone sizes and needs.  The model I tried is the xtreme I-30 which is large enough to fit an iPhone 6 without a case or a 5 with a large case. You can see it on my arm here to get an idea of the size and the specific dimensions are on the website.

I know it looks large but it was super comfortable on the run.  It didn't slip or pinch and it has a strap that's really padded.  There are also different sizes of straps available so it should fit most sizes of arms. It also wasn't sweaty when I took it off like other arm bands I've tried have been. Here is what the website had to say about the material used in the band.  "Armpocket armbands are comfortable to wear as a result of the ultra soft, moisture wicking bamboo-rayon mesh fabric. For added comfort, there’s a layer of soft, breathable memory foam sandwiched between the water-proof barrier for the internal compartments and the moisture wicking mesh fabric that hugs your arm."

In addition to the comfort, I love all the functionality and how much I could actually fit in here. There is a strap to hold your phone securely.  You can see the strap in the photo below, as well as the two internal pockets which comfortably hold cards or a key.

There is even a loop on the side specifically to hold your headphone wire in place so it doesn't flop around so much while running.

The window in the front is clear so you can easily see your phone while it's in the Armpocket and the touch screen easily read my movements even through the screen.

I chose an Armpocket that's a size bigger than my phone and this allowed me to even hold a pack of shot bloks along side my phone (to the left of my phone in the photo). I loved how convenient this was.

Long story short, I loved this arm band! It was easy to use, comfortable, functional and held so much.  Armpocket has also agreed to give one reader an Armpocket of their own :) please use the raffle copter to enter for a chance to win.  
And as I mentioned earlier, this post is part of a give away blog hop.  Please go ahead and explore the other give aways below in the hop!