Amazon’s big day has arrived, and the Prime Day deals are flying out left and right. But apparently no-one told Apple, because the Cupertino, California giant has decided to steal Amazon’s thunder by announcing the highly anticipated iPhone 12 range. But never one to look a gift horse in the mouth, Amazon already has a huge range of iPhone 12 cases ready to buy, today on Prime Day. So if you can’t get enough of the iPhone 12, buy your case today, and while you’re at it, check out the best Prime Day Apple deals too.
Of course, when you’re buying a case, the question is always “which one?” There’s a large number of case manufacturers out there, and even more styles of cases to boot. Should you buy a clear gel case, a stylish leather wallet folio, or a big and bulky rugged cover? Each choice has its own advantages and disadvantages, and your choice of case should reflect what you need from your case and how you’re going to use your phone. Will your phone spend most of its time in your pocket or at home, and only needs rudimentary protection? A good clear case is always a solid choice, especially if you pick one with reinforced corners and perhaps a nice looking design. If you’re a constant traveler, then the extra space afforded by a wallet case’s card slots can come in useful for travel tickets and spare cash. Or if you’re constantly exploring, or simply clumsy, then the extra protection afforded by a bigger, protective case may be a good fit for you.
Keep an eye out for some of the big names in protection as well. There can be a big difference in quality between different manufacturers, and while a name brand may cost you more, the higher quality could work out well for you in the long term. If you’re looking for slimmer, everyday cases, keep an eye out for cases from Speck, Spigen, and Tech21. If sheer protection is your thing, then you’ll be wanting cases from names like Otterbox, Gear4, and UAG. For leather wallets, it’s hard to go wrong with Mujjo, Snakehive, and Nodus, among other names. Have a look around, and make sure to check out a manufacturer’s website, as the bigger names often have detailed accounts of how they like to test their cases.
Does it seem a little early to be buying an iPhone 12 case, considering Apple has just launched the phone? Well, yes and no. If your heart is set on pre-ordering Apple’s new phone, there’s no harm in ordering your case ahead of time. Being able to slap your case onto your new iPhone (after a good interval of admiration, of course) and not having to worry about your new phone’s safety is worth paying for. Of course, not all manufacturers will have their cases out yet, and you may have a better selection if you wait — but you can always buy more than one and swap between them as you see fit.
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