To be honest, I only purchased this item to bring up my total for the free shipping with another item. When I received it in the mail, I was pleasantly surprised that the phone case part of this was very sturdy, my phone has been locked in tight and protects it well. I have to get used to having my stuff tucked in with my phone on the wallet side, but I will say it has been very handy. I was able to remove my big wallet from my purse and substitute for this. I wasn't planning on buying this, but now I am really glad I did. Great price, good quality, handy!