The iPhone 13 is able to be eclipsed by a brand recent line of iPhones, nonetheless it absolutely’s composed one in every of essentially the most highly efficient phones accessible, and whereas it be essentially the most developed model to this level, it composed breaks in the trusty same arrangement as its predecessors. Cracks, dents and scratches are the iPhone’s arch enemy, and a true-quality case is its handiest buddy. Yes, the iPhone 13 is ravishing, nonetheless there are hundreds of alternate strategies when it involves safety. Simply be aware that you just wish an iPhone 13-explicit case to rep the job completed precisely.

Each recent mobile phone requires its like explicit iPhone 13 case, so it be essential to rep sure you are getting the true one to swimsuit your explicit iPhone 13 model, in conjunction with the iPhone 13 Mini and 13 Pro Max. 

The iPhone 13 Pro (appropriate) has a seriously higher camera array than the 12 Pro (left).

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All these iPhone 13 case evaluations are in line with the sure experiences I’ve had with the same brands on the iPhone 12 series (and outdated units). I will be updating this checklist of the handiest iPhone 13 cases with recent alternate strategies as they advance. I attempted to encompass plenty of mobile phone case kinds from slimmer to extra retaining iPhone 13 case units, as properly as ones that offer full-cowl safety and nifty elements like a built-in kickstand or pockets.

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Speck has brought a mode of its iPhone 12 case designs to the iPhone 13, in conjunction with such standard clear units because the Presidio Ideal-Certain and Ideal-Certain with Grips, and the Presidio2 Pro (the red one above). Speck’s grip case with built-in MagSafe price $10 extra. (I’m keen on MagSafe cases because they offer you the option to join a MagSafe accessory straight to the case, now not your mobile phone.)

Your entire recent units have true fall safety (13 to 16 feet, counting on the model) as properly as Speck’s Microban antimicrobial safety. No subject which model you want, Speck on the entire offers a great purchase for first-time traders.

Whereas you are having a survey for a extra cheap Speck case, I did fetch out about its Gemshell translucent cases for iPhone 13 promoting for round $20 on Amazon. I just like the ombre version. Nonetheless, these are not equipped with MagSafe.

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Cyrill is a sister brand to Spigen and its cases are arguably a runt bit extra tidy, despite the incontrovertible fact that they price a pair of dollars extra. We’re linking to the Leather Brick case, pictured here in cream (it be faux “vegan” leather-basically based fully mostly), nonetheless the $17 Silicone case (pictured in teal) and clear $17 Cecile cases are also true. The Silicone case is usually a knockoff of Apple’s Silicone case without the MagSafe feature.


MagSafe cases can rep barely costly, nonetheless for those that are having a survey for an inexpensive distinct MagSafe case for your recent iPhone 13 series mobile phone, Spigen’s Extremely Hybrid Magazine is a true price at round $20. Spigen also sells a non-Magazine version of this case for about $5 much less and has several other iPhone 13 case alternate strategies. I also tried the Spigen Magazine Armor case nonetheless came upon that accessories stick better to the Extremely Hybrid Magazine.

No fall ranking is listed for the case, nonetheless Spigen’s clear cases in truth feel like they offer practical safety. Whereas you desire a tough case with stronger safety, the Spigen Hard Armor case, which contains a kickstand, is an option for $17, nonetheless I for my allotment handle Spigen’s Extremely Hybrid cases (the Extremely Hybrid S also has an built-in kickstand).

Remark that these forms of more affordable distinct cases have a behavior of turning yellow and degrading over time (and becoming much less translucent), nonetheless they’re low-price ample that you just likely gained’t strategies meting out for a replacement case for your Apple iPhone if that happens.

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This is a barely frigid option for those having a survey for a MagSafe case, plus a MagSafe pockets that converts into a stand. It’s likely you’ll maybe maybe almost definitely additionally abilities a nice case and in truth true MagSafe pockets/stand accessory that stores up to a pair credit score playing cards. 

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OtterBox made a title for itself with its super retaining Defender series case, nonetheless most folks desire one thing much less pudgy at the display cowl time. The Symmetry series is slim with beveled edges, making it a true combine of graceful and retaining. A raised bumper helps act as a cowl protector. 

A pair of shade alternate strategies are accessible, in conjunction with distinct, and I’m a fan of the recent Symmetry Plus Certain for MagSafe (pictured in the guts in crimson). The Symmetry Plus Pop case, pictured on the left, integrates a PopSockets PopGrip and is wi-fi charging-properly matched, which is severe. The Symmetry Assortment Plus case on the appropriate (in red) is accessible in diversified colours and also has a MagSafe version for $10 extra. OtterBox offers a great purchase for first-time traders on its location.

OtterBox’s Commuter case offers raised bezel safety, is also barely slim and has grips on the assist. I’m a fan of that model, which is also accessible in a version with MagSafe for $10 extra.

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Snakehive’s Metro Leather case form of has the entire lot you can desire in an iPhone 13 case: An detect-catching peep, good grip and an built-in kickstand. Or now not additionally it is miles MagSafe properly matched, so that it is likely you’ll maybe maybe almost definitely use it with any MagSafe accessory. It looks barely retaining nonetheless I desire the corners were extra raised, permitting for better cowl safety in the match of a fall. On the opposite hand, it be a nice case that is accessible in four colours. 

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I’ve frequently been a fan of Moshi’s iPhone cases and all its top cases are accessible for the entire iPhone 13 units. The Altra (left — $45), accessible in three shade alternate strategies, is principally the most distinct-having a survey and has a geometric rubber enact that makes your mobile phone good and grippy. It also entails a lanyard (the runt loop that the lanyard clips onto can even be eliminated if you are now not the use of the lanyard).

The Overture (heart — $50), is a two-in-one folio pockets case that converts into a stand for video observing. You swimsuit your iPhone into a slim shell case that then magnetically adheres to the quilt, which has slots for storing credit score playing cards and money. Or now not it is one in every of the nicer folio cases accessible. Or now not it is accessible in sunless or red. 

I also just like the IGlaze (appropriate — $40), which form of mimics the glass assist of the iPhone whereas retaining the trusty glass assist. It is accessible in 5 colours. The iGlaze XT (now not pictured — $30) is a particular case.

One feature that is lacking is MagSafe compatibility. The iGlaze uses Moshi’s SnapTo mounting system (a automobile and wall mount are sold individually). 

All Moshi cases are eligible for its 10-one year Global Warranty program.

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I’ve received many case samples and here’s in the in the meantime one in every of my favorites. OtterBox owns LifeProof and it is likely you’ll maybe maybe almost definitely surely behold (excuse the pun) the impression on LifeProof’s Undercover agent MagSafe case, which arguably has a reasonably cleaner peep and better traces than OtterBox’s Symmetry Assortment cases. 

This case is also accessible in a particular version without MagSafe for $10 much less, nonetheless this case is the upper desire for those that are in any appreciate taking into account MagSafe. It is accessible in a few different shade alternate strategies (the model shown here is listed as red/red nonetheless it absolutely reads extra as burgundy) and is designed to withstand drops up to 6.6 feet.

LifeProof’s other cases — the Next, Fre and eco-pleasant Wake — return for the iPhone 13, and whereas they’re surely true and also have MagSafe (except for for the Wake), I deliver the Undercover agent would possibly perhaps well additionally very properly be the handiest of the bunch for daily use. They all feature the same 6.6-foot fall safety, despite the incontrovertible fact that the flagship Fre and Next offer better dirt- and water-resistance than the Undercover agent. 

LifeProof, like any other case-makers, has modified into extra green in present years. The Wave is made with 85% ocean-basically based fully mostly recycled plastic, whereas LifeProof’s other cases are made with 45-50% recycled plastic. 

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These Caseology cases are not equipped with MagSafe nonetheless they’re good cases for their modest impress. I particularly just like the NanoPop (the golf green case in the guts), which looks and feels like an Apple Silicone case, with a soft-to-the-touch enact, nonetheless prices plenty much less. It prices $15-$17, counting on the colour. 

The Parallax ($15-$17) is on the left and the Skyfall ($14-$16) has a clear assist. The Vault (now not pictured) is principally the most price-efficient at $13.

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Nomad’s line of good Horween leather-basically based fully mostly cases involves the iPhone 13. Love outdated Nomad units, they’re designed to rep a “rugged” patina because the oils out of your pores and skin engage with them over time. The recent Up to the moment Leather Case is accessible in sunless, brown and a lighter pure shade that I like. They’re rated for 10-foot (3-meter) fall safety and equipped with MagSafe. Meanwhile, the Up to the moment Leather Folio goes for $80.

There’s also a extra affordable Sport version for $40 that is equipped with MagSafe as properly (it be now not a leather-basically based fully mostly case, on the different hand, nonetheless does peep barely slick).

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OtterBox’s Aneu Assortment cases were amongst my favorites for the iPhone 12, and the corporate has redesigned the Aneu as an iPhone 13 case. It now has an exposed ring on the assist to higher spotlight that it is miles a MagSafe case (the outdated version had MagSafe nonetheless it absolutely used to be hidden).

A top MagSafe case, the Aneu is barely slim but feels durable and solid. It also has a small grip to it with raised cowl bumpers to assist retain your cowl from cracking when falling face down. I for my allotment just like the case in darkish blue (pictured) and crimson (now not pictured).

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Raptic’s iPhone cases advance in plenty of kinds and price a runt of lower than competing top payment cases from Speck and OtterBox. The Raptic Air (left), which I for my allotment like handiest, is $30. So is the thicker Raptic Protect (heart). The Terrain is a runt of additional at $40, nonetheless it absolutely’s the handiest one in every of those three that is fully made in The United States and biodegradable.

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Casetify is identified for its detect-catching designs on the assist of a particular case. They’re barely slim, graceful-having a survey cases that offer first payment safety and advance in plenty of create patterns, with some distinct enchantment to early life. About a of the designs are hit-or-circulation over, nonetheless I cherished the samples I received. I would possibly perhaps maybe composed display cowl that prices appear to have gone up: Casetify cases now begin at $55. 

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Rokform’s been making tricky iPhone cases for years and with the exception of their sturdiness, their key feature is the flexibility to use them with diversified mounts — in conjunction with bike and bike mounts — which can maybe maybe be sold individually. I for my allotment handle the Crystal series nonetheless the Rugged case is a runt bit extra, properly, rugged. The recent iPhone 13 cases are also MagSafe, so they price $10 higher than the iPhone 12 units.

Rokform’s iPhone 13 cases have removable magnets and they’re properly matched with wi-fi charging for those that take the included heart magnet. “With the lower magnet composed intact, it is likely you’ll maybe maybe almost definitely composed wi-fi-price whereas the use of magnetic mounting and all of our mounts,” Rokform says.

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British case-maker Gear4, now owned by Zagg, makes cases which can maybe maybe be appropriate up there with OtterBox and Speck, all of them lined with the corporate’s D3O shock-intriguing materials and featuring beveled edges to give protection to your mobile phone. I’ve tried the recent Brooklyn Snap (left) and Santa Cruz Snap (appropriate), every of that are MagSafe-equipped and rated for 13-foot fall safety. Nonetheless, several other case kinds are accessible, most of them with detect-catching designs.

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Tech21 has plenty of iPhone 13 cases, in conjunction with its ultra-retaining Evo Max (left), which is rated for 20-foot drops and has a chase duvet to give protection to the iPhone 13’s assist cameras alongside with a holster it is likely you’ll maybe maybe almost definitely clip to your belt. Tech21 is also making a few different units in its recent Evo Artwork line (appropriate). The standard Evo Verify returns, and the Evo Certain is equipped with MagSafe.

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Smartish’s affordable, straightforward, slim cases and pockets cases return for the iPhone 13. The Wallet Slayer 2.0 case (pictured on appropriate) is accessible in plenty of designs. It holds three credit score playing cards plus money, and it is likely you’ll maybe maybe almost definitely use one in every of your credit score playing cards as a kickstand. 

Smartish also sells a MagSafe case called the Gripmunk (pictured left in red). Or now not it is one in every of essentially the most affordable MagSafe cases and is straightforward to grip, as its title implies. There’s also a straightforward translucent version of the Gripmunk without MagSafe, and it be in truth barely good. 

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Love Lifeproof, Catalyst made a title for itself with waterproof cases, nonetheless it absolutely now focuses on standard retaining case alternate strategies and has two recent units for the iPhone 13: the Vibe (left) and the Have an effect on (appropriate), which has a behold-by frosted assist. Both iPhone 13 cases have perforations on the corners that allow you to join diversified accessories (sold individually), comparable to lanyards and carabiners. Both have 10-foot fall safety.

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UK-basically based fully mostly Torro makes some good leather-basically based fully mostly-clad iPhone 13 cases that aren’t too expensive (a leather-basically based fully mostly case in total tends to price over $50). The Torro Leather Bumper ($38) is a barely straightforward bumper case with a leather-basically based fully mostly assist whereas the Wallet Case ($38) is a runt swankier total, has a magnetic clasp and extra than one card slots and converts into a stand for video viewing. Or now not it is one in every of the upper folio pockets cases it is likely you’ll maybe maybe almost definitely fetch for the money. Both leather-basically based fully mostly case alternate strategies are accessible in extra than one colours.

Remark that the cases pictured listed below are for the iPhone 12 and 12 Pro, nonetheless the iPhone 13 cases peep practically an identical.

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Incipio returns with an assortment of recent iPhone 13 cases, in conjunction with the Grip and Grip with Magsafe (pictured left), sturdy Duo and Duo with MagSafe (pictured appropriate) with 12-foot fall safety, and the Organicore, an eco case that is 100% compostable that is now accessible with a translucent assist for the foremost time. Additionally, the recent Manufacture Assortment is worth sorting out. 

All are accessible in extra than one shade alternate strategies.

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Ingredient’s Dark Ops iPhone 13 cases are in truth expensive nonetheless they surely are unparalleled. The $250 Dark Ops X4 is accessible for the iPhone 13, 13 Pro and 13 Pro Max and has a retractable kickstand and removable “journal” for storing credit score credits and money. For those that take the journal, it exposes the assist of your mobile phone so that it is likely you’ll maybe maybe almost definitely wirelessly price your iPhone with an Apple MagSafe Charger or one other itsy-bitsy magnetic wi-fi charging puck. 

Love outdated Ingredient Dark Ops cases, this one elements precision CNC machining MIL-SPEC armored safety. Whereas it is likely you’ll maybe maybe almost definitely now not afford this Ingredient case, the corporate makes the extra affordable Special Ops case ($41), a nice polycarbonate MagSafe case that offers true fall safety.

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Case-Mate makes plenty of shade cases, some of which have glitter built-in into their translucent designs. I handiest received a survey at the “Adorable as a Dumpling” and twinkle ombre cases, nonetheless there are hundreds of cooler designs and some offer MagSafe alternate strategies for $10 extra.

The Case-Mate location offers a great purchase for your first repeat.

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I for my allotment wouldn’t stick this case on my mobile phone because I handle to use a case that surely protects it. Nonetheless, for those that are someone who would not like thick iPhone 13 cases or true wants minimal safety, Totallee makes a case that is highly shut to paper thin. 

The case prices $39, which looks like plenty brooding about how thin it is miles, nonetheless it absolutely is eco-pleasant (it be compostable) and does have a raised “lip” across the camera that prevents injury to the camera lens, Totallee says.

Totallee also makes a in truth slim distinct TPU case (pictured left) that offers a runt of additional safety for the same impress. I like that one better, nonetheless it absolutely is a runt bit thicker.

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Incipio also makes cases under the Coach brand and they arrange to reside up to the quality it is likely you’ll maybe maybe demand. They are not low-price, nonetheless they also are not outrageously expensive.

The Leather Folio pockets case looks and feels barely luxurious, and it is miles also accessible in a version with Coach’s “signature canvas” (heart). The Slim Wrap leather-basically based fully mostly case (left) also looks barely swank and feels sturdy. It’s likely you’ll maybe maybe almost definitely additionally additionally rep standard polypropylene Coach iPhone 13 cases.

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I wasn’t a fan of earlier Pelican cases, which have been very retaining nonetheless true a runt of too pudgy (and horrid), nonetheless in the previous couple of years (starting with the iPhone 11), the corporate (which is now owned by Case-Mate) added slimmer designs — in conjunction with the Protector, which is now a MagSafe case.

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Griffin’s Survivor cases once shared some similarities with OtterBox’s Defender cases. They were tricky nonetheless pudgy. The recent Survivor iPhone 13 cases are slimmed down nonetheless retain a true portion of their tricky identity, with some units, just like the Survivor Endurance for MagSafe (pictured left), featuring 14-foot fall safety and a raised-edge bezel for every the cowl and camera cutout. It also has a nice grip to it.

Whereas you desire one thing great extra retaining, there would possibly be the All-Terrain Earth case — rated for 20-foot fall safety.

The Endurance for MagSafe is accessible in three colours for $50. Those having a survey for a extra affordable option can grab a survey at the $30 Survivor Solid (pictured appropriate) or the $20 Survivor Certain. Neither of those cases elements MagSafe.

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KerfCase has been making handmade wood cases for a whereas, and its recent Plywood iPhone 13 case is now not handiest extra durable nonetheless more cost effective, starting at $50 with 6-foot fall safety and a restricted lifetime repair warranty. I prefer it better than other wood cases I’ve tried. Or now not additionally it is miles worth noting that Apple’s MagSafe charger will stick to the assist of it (it is miles equipped with MagSafe), and KerfCase sells a matching charging dock for the Apple MagSafe charger alongside with a magnetic wi-fi charging stand that is barely sweet. 

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Mous makes several iPhone 13 cases which have detect-catching designs, all lined with the AiroShock materials that the corporate says delivers very honest appropriate safety in a slim create. They enact seem durable and all encompass a lifetime warranty.

Its recent MagSafe-enabled Limitless 4.0 cases are properly matched with MagSafe accessory and charger alternate strategies, in conjunction with Mous’ like MagSafe accessories. 

Earlier Mous cases had a SIM card storage slot on the interior of the smartphone case for worldwide travelers in the behavior of swapping SIM playing cards. Nonetheless, these don’t. 

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Whereas you are having a survey for a case that comes with a connectable cord and can even be aged as a neck strap or as a crossbody strap, the Bitplay Wander is worth sorting out. It is also accessible in distinct or a smoke shade and Bitplay makes other accessories for it. The Wander offers true fall safety and it be straightforward to rep the strap on and off the case because of the the velcro at the end (yes, the strap stays on the case securely). 


How retaining of a case would possibly perhaps maybe composed I prefer?

I for my allotment like cases that aren’t too thick nonetheless offer first payment fall safety, with a lip over the brink of the cowl (usually usually known as a “cowl bumper”) and raised corners that assist end your cowl from cracking in case your mobile phone would possibly perhaps maybe composed fall face down. A folio case will extra fully give protection to your cowl. 

The true information is that you just mustn’t need to prefer a super retaining iPhone 13 case just like the OtterBox Defender to rep true safety. Most cases are reasonably thin and composed offer no lower than 6-foot fall safety. I did encompass one very thin case on this checklist for those that handle minimal safety. Before you dawdle alongside with a case like that, true be aware how great your mobile phone prices — nonetheless it absolutely is better than having no case in any appreciate. Make certain that that you just rep a sound tempered glass cowl protector for your iPhone 13 model to end deep scratches and safeguard the cowl.

Ought to composed I rep a MagSafe case?

Your entire iPhone 13 units are equipped with Apple’s MagSafe feature, which offers sooner wi-fi charging with properly matched chargers. It also helps non-compulsory accessories — in conjunction with Magsafe pockets, mini wallets and diversified mounts — that adhere magnetically to the assist of your mobile phone. Love the iPhone 12, the iPhone 13 has “an array of magnets” (Apple says they’re recycled) embedded round a charging coil that can maybe well pull up to 15 watts of strength. 

Nonetheless, in repeat for you to use those MagSafe accessories without taking your mobile phone out of its case, you wish a mobile phone case that is equipped with MagSafe enhance. The MagSafe image is a circle with a short pipe under it. It’s likely you’ll maybe maybe almost definitely additionally behold it on distinct cases, nonetheless it absolutely’s embedded on the interior of the case so if it be nontransparent, you can handiest behold it from the interior. 

Whereas you already have a MagSafe accessory — or belief on shopping for MagSafe accessories in the waste — you can should rep a MagSafe properly matched case; it be a true option to have. With that in strategies, the bulk of the cases on this roundup are equipped with MagSafe. 

Are MagSafe cases extra expensive?

In in sort, yes — about $10 extra. There are some extra affordable MagSafe cases that price round $20, nonetheless most price upwards of $30. We behold cases from sure companies which can maybe maybe be essentially the same, nonetheless one has MagSafe and the different would not. The MagSafe version on the entire sells for $10 extra. It would possibly perhaps well appear to be a runt of too great to pay for one thing that would not appear to be great of an enhance, nonetheless in time MagSafe compatibility would possibly perhaps maybe command much less of a “tax.”