Keeping your iPhone 11 safe can be a full-time job if you don’t have it protected with a sturdy case. Cases and covers come in several styles and materials, and what might be right for you may not be right for everyone. Should you keep your protection slim with a clear TPU case or go hard with a bulky, rugged case? What about a sleek leather cover or glamorous glitter case? There are a huge amount of cases to pick from, and you can be easily forgiven for getting lost.
Don’t know where to start? We’ve got you covered. We’ve dug through the biggest names in smartphone protection to bring you this list of some of the best iPhone 11 cases around.
Ted Baker Premium Book Case
Ted Baker, the English purveyor of fine clothing and accessories, has a line of iPhone cases worth of note. Sporting gold electroplated trim and an interior mirror on the fold, this case is both functional and chic. The case is also offered in a variety of floral design patterns. A perfect case for a handbag on a night out.
Razer Arctech Pro
Razer might be best known for their gaming PCs and accompanying peripherals, but their iPhone cases are certainly worth a look. The Arctech Pro case is made from Thermoplastic Elastomer, and includes a vented back through which the heat of your phone can escape after being drawn out by the heat dissipation properties of the case material. It’s wireless charging compatible and has been rated by Razer as drop tested up to 10 feet.
Speck Presidio Pro
It’s no surprise that we have another great entry from Speck. Long one of the leaders in smartphone cases, Speck delivers a simple rubber shell case in the form of the Presidio Pro. This case has been drop tested by Speck for up to 13 feet of drop protection. The thinner design allows for easy wireless charging and the matte rubber finish provides a solid grip without leaving fingerprints. This case is offered in sky blue, pink, gray, and black to suit most any user.
Native Union Clic Marquetry Leather Case
If you’d prefer a polished leather look in a minimalist design and with a few color options, then check out Native Union’s line of cases for iPhone. These cases feature handcrafted genuine Italian leather with a precise cut that offers your iPhone 11 a snug and protective fit. Another upside to a slimmer case is you’ll always have an easier time with wireless charging.
Apple Clear Case
When you need a protective case for your iPhone 11, it’s best to go to the source. The Apple Clear Case, constructed with clear polycarbonate and TPU materials, feels solid and comfortable in the hand. It features a scratch-resistant coating on both the interior and exterior of the case. The back is sturdy, while the softer sides offer a better grip. Charge it up with any Qi-certified wireless charger.
Woolnut Leather Case
Fans of leather cases owe it to themselves to check out Woolnut’s wares. Crafted from high-quality, full-grain leather, this Scandinavian brand exudes luxury. The leather shell, shaped to perfectly fit the iPhone 11, has a stylish logo, incredibly soft microfiber lining, and subtle button covers. It’s a slim case, but manages to cover your iPhone from every angle, though we wouldn’t rely on it for rugged drop protection. The leather comes in black, cognac brown, or green and it will develop a unique patina as it ages.
Speck CandyShell Grip Case
This is an ideal case if you get anxious about dropping your iPhone 11. The ridged pattern enhances grip in a major way, but just in case it does slip from your grasp, the hard shell with shock-absorbent rubber inside will keep it safe from harm. It has all the cutouts you need, and pronounced button covers that are always easy to find and that feel responsive. There’s no need to worry about germs either because this case has an antimicrobial coating. It comes in a lot of different color combinations, too.
Otterbox Commuter Series Case
Employing the tried and tested combination of a hard outer shell and a shock-absorbing inner layer, the Otterbox Commuter Series offers good protection from drops and bumps. There are textured sections on the sides to enhance grip, port covers to keep dust and debris out, and button covers that are easy to press. The screen is easily accessible here, but there is a raised lip around it to prevent it from touching anything when placed face down. As well as the pink and red combo pictured, this comes in black, or two-tone green or blue.
Tech21 Studio Color Case
People who love a burst of color will gravitate towards this case line from Tech21. There are gray and black options, but you also have yellow, blue, pink, coral, and red to choose from. These are relatively slim cases, but Tech21 hasn’t compromised on protection because they’re tested for falls of up to 8 feet. There’s an antimicrobial coating to keep your case clean and it’s capable of self-healing small scratches and scuffs. Tech21 is also trying to use more sustainable materials and claims these cases are made from 37% plant-based materials.
Otter + Pop Symmetry Series
In addition to OtterBox’s excellent construction, this case also integrates a PopGrip that you can attach, detach, and angle as necessary. That grip is especially handy if you want extra stability, have a bad habit of dropping your phone while texting, or want to take steadier, safer selfies with friends. Remove the PopGrip for wireless charging or an easy fit in your pocket, and you’re good to go. There are also a lot of alternative grips and attachments you can explore for some neat personalization!
Incipio DualPro Platinum Case
The DualPro case was one of the original dual layer protective case designs with a shock-absorbing core and a scratch-resistant, hard outer shell. It offers top-notch drop protection from falls of up to 10 feet, but this year Incipio has come up with a stunning new color. This DualPro case offers the same protection in a relatively slim form, but it’s clear with a holographic finish that catches the light and shimmers and changes as you move it. As usual, you can expect a perfect fit and comfort in the hand, and it all comes at a reasonable price.
The Clarity is a very minimalistic, clear case, but it’s very impressive just how much protection Mous has managed to fit into the case thanks to its material engineering. The case is designed to help protect against accidental drops by absorbing impact damage. It’s also made to resist scratches and UV damage so it will keep its stylish appearance safe over time. the edges are slightly raised so that your phone screen won’t get accidentally damaged when placing it face down on a surface. It’s also fully compatible with wireless charging if you are looking for a case that doesn’t interfere with your convenience charging.
Case-Mate Tough Camo Case
This semi-transparent case reveals a little of the iPhone inside but features an eye-catching satin-matte camouflage finish in greens and blues. The bumper section is reinforced in the corners to provide 10-foot drop protection and features chunky button covers and accurate openings for the ports and speakers. It’s flexible, so it can absorb some shock, and it also enhances your grip. The back is designed to resist scratches and it is fully compatible with wireless charging.
Griffin Survivor Extreme Case
If you’re looking for some serious drop protection, then Griffin’s Survivor Extreme is ready to deliver. This case can guard against damage from drops of up to 15 feet, it has port covers to keep debris out, and the two-piece design meets military drop-test standards. It does inevitably add some considerable bulk, but wireless charging still works with the case on and it’s going to give you peace of mind.
Spigen Liquid Air Armor
While this Spigen case comes in a variety of colors, we especially like this anti-slip matte surface that’s both highly fingerprint resistant and helps you avoid accidental slips or other problems. It also uses “air cushion” technology to help prevent as much fall damage as possible with military-grade shock resistance. It’s also quite slim compared even to other Spigen cases, so it’s a good fit for tight pockets. Finally, although it’s difficult to see, there is a raised lip around the camera to provide extra protection for the lenses when sliding the phone in and out of a pocket or laying it down on a surface.
Skech Vortex Case
The Vortex stands out because of the special adjustable ring on the back; it can fold out to help you keep a tight grip on your iPhone 11 or it can serve as a kickstand to prop your phone up. This case also features a metal mounting plate, so it will work with magnetic mounts, and Skech says it doesn’t interfere with wireless charging. The case itself is a dual-layer construction with a protective lip for the screen and a scratch-resistant soft-touch coating. It is drop tested up to 10 feet.
Olixar Ultra-Thin Case
This gel case is about as straightforward as a case can be; it’s transparent, slim, and has a bit of “give” to its structure. It’s flexible and comes with a protective grip. The bezel feature keeps the screen and camera safe from getting bumped, and there’s also a protective finish that helps limit scratches. That said, this device isn’t drop-safe. You won’t run into any issues with wireless charging, fortunately, because the case is so thin. It’s cheap and will add some basic protection to your iPhone.
Smartish Wallet Slayer Vol 1 Case
Leave your wallet or purse at home tonight. The Smartish Wallet case can hold your essential items while keeping your phone protected. The case has a pocket along its back that can hold three cards and some cash if needed. It features a small slit for an opening, so you can simply slide your cards in and out as you need them. The case is slim and won’t take up too much space in your pocket. That said, it’s still fairly durable and will protect your device against bumps. The textured sides can also help lower your chance of dropping it in the first place.
Spigen Ultra Hybrid Case
If you’d prefer to showcase Apple’s signature design, but you still need the security of an external phone case, check out Spigen. This company builds a clear polycarbonate back and a flexible TPU bumper in either clear, matte black, or with slight red or green tint colors. This particular phone case has raised bezels that help stop your screen or camera lenses from touching any surfaces. The button-covers are clearly distinguishable and are flexible and easy to push down on. The fit is slim and won’t sacrifice your phone’s design.
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