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The best iPhone 13 Pro cases and covers

The iPhone 13 Pro is the best smartphone you can buy, with its combination of blazing power and a manageable size. It improves on the iPhone 12 Pro by offering the upgraded A15 Bionic processor, a brilliant camera, a larger battery, and the option for 1TB of storage, so it deserves to be treated nicely while in your care.

With prices starting at $999, you might be wary of taking your shiny new iPhone 13 Pro out of the house. Don’t be afraid — buy a protective case instead! So whether you’re looking for a clear case that shows off your style, a chic leather wallet case, or an uber-protective tough case, we’ve got some great picks for you below. Here are some of the best iPhone 13 Pro cases currently available.

Official Apple Leather Case with MagSafe

iPhone 13 Pro Leather Case with MagSafe

If you want the best iPhone case available, why not go right to the source? Apple makes its own line of cases and covers for all its phone models, and the Leather Case with MagSafe gives your iPhone both extra protection from scratches, drops, and impacts, combined with a stylish flair. The case snaps into place and fits snugly over your iPhone without adding bulk. Built-in magnets precisely align with iPhone. Made from tanned and finished leather, the exterior feels soft and develops a natural patina as it wears. The perfectly aligned magnets make wireless charging faster and easier than ever. When it’s time to charge up, just leave the case on your iPhone and snap on your MagSafe charger or set it on your Qi-certified charger. It comes in five gorgeous, deep jeweled colors.

Totallee Super Thin Case

Totallee Thin iPhone case on its side.

For those who seek the minimalist look, Totallee’s “barely there” slim profile case lets the original look of your iPhone 13 Pro come through without gimmicks, branding, or bulk in either Clear or Matte styles. It keeps your phone looking like new by protecting it from scratches and minor drops and features a raised lip around the camera to prevent damage to the lenses. The clear case — made with a soft, grippy material that absorbs impact — is completely transparent with virtually invisible protection. The matte case, the thinnest option, is made of hard, flexible, plastic. Each variation comes in several colors or tints and works with all manner of wireless charging.

Incipio Grip for MagSafe

iPhone 13 Pro in Incipio Grip for MagSafe case.
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A personal favorite, the Incipio Grip for MagSafe case ticks all the right boxes. It has MagSafe magnets inside, a really grippy texture on the sides, flush-mounted button covers that are very easy to press, and is drop tested to 14 feet yet adds very little extra weight to the phone. The lips around the screen and camera add protection too, but the case never makes your iPhone 13 Pro feel ungainly or look ugly. The clear plastic shows off the color you chose, but the case is also available in solid colors if you want something different. Incipio promises it’s scratch-resistant and won’t discolor over time either.

Kate Spade Hardshell Case for MagSafe

Kate Spade Hardshell with MagSafe Case for iPhone 13 Pro.
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Fashion designer Kate Spade has made two excellent, really eye-catching cases for the iPhone 13 Pro, and we’ll start with this one, the Hardshell Case for MagSafe. What makes this one special is not only the inclusion of MagSafe magnets but also the Iridescent Foil finish. In some lighting conditions, the daisy design is silver, but get it in the right light, and it takes on a beautiful rainbow effect. The hard plastic case has been drop tested at 10 feet, has a lip around the camera cutout, and has very easy-to-press buttons that are almost flush with the sides.

Kate Spade Hardshell Case

Kate Spade Hardshell Case for iPhone 13 Pro
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Want a Kate Spade iPhone 13 Pro case but don’t need MagSafe? This one is for you. Unlike the Iridescent Foil finish on the MagSafe version above, this case uses gold reflective foil for parts of the branch and flower motif on the back. It’s not as flashy as the Iridescent Foil and is instead more subtle and refined. The case has the same 10-foot drop protection and anti-microbial coating, along with a great fit and easy-to-press buttons.

Coach Leather Slim Wrap Case

Coach iPhone 13 Pro case.
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Coach has produced several cases for the iPhone 13 Pro, including a folio version, but this leather-wrapped case is our preferred choice. It uses the familiar Coach branding to good effect on the back of the case, giving it both visual identity and plenty of grip. It adds some bulk to your phone, but this is good protection, and the genuine leather should age very nicely too. The phone’s buttons are all left open so there are no problems with pressing them, and the soft inside of the case won’t scratch or damage the back of your device.

Survivor Endurance for MagSafe

Survivor Endurance for MagSafe case for iPhone 13 Pro.
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Survivor’s case moves away from the bulk associated with most rugged cases for one with a slim profile, a lightweight construction, and a decent degree of style. It’s still drop tested at 14 feet though, all the buttons are covered, there’s a substantial lip around the camera module and screen, and there are grippy, textured sides. Add MagSafe magnets to the mix, and this is an excellent all-rounder for those who want to protect their phone but not compromise on design or add masses of extra weight.

Olixar Clear MagSafe Case

The front and back of the Olixar Clear case for the iPhone 13 Pro.

Olixar isn’t one of the big boys of cases, but it’s happily pumping out pretty good cases at low prices. This clear case is a great choice if you’re looking for a thin, clear case that doesn’t hide your iPhone 13 Pro away behind thick bulky plastic and doesn’t add a large amount of thickness to your device. The gel material it’s made from won’t make it the most protective case you’ve ever used, but it will offer good everyday protection against scratches, dirt, and minor bumps. A raised edge around the display and camera lenses also means they won’t rest on surfaces, which is a nice bonus. Oh, and it’s completely MagSafe-compatible, too.

Ghostek Covert MagSafe Case

The back of the Ghostek Covert case for the iPhone 13 Pro.

Want a unique rugged case that also looks good? Ghostek’s new Covert series case looks great, with a design you won’t find anywhere else, and it’s extremely protective as well. The minimalist and lightweight design doesn’t lack protection, using hard polycarbonate, shock-absorbing TPU, and R2x silicone corners to insulate your new iPhone against a range of hazards. It’s drop-tested to 8 feet, has an anti-microbial coating, and has been treated to resist yellowing as it ages. Sure, it doesn’t have the waterproofing of some of its other Ghostek kin, but it’s also a lot cheaper and offers a lot of protection against other, more solid threats.

Ted Baker Jasmine Anti-shock Case

The back of the Ted Baker case for the iPhone 13 Pro.

The iPhone 13 Pro is sure to be the phone of choice for the fashion-conscious, and if that describes you, why not double down on your style with this attractive Ted Baker case? The shiny polycarbonate Rose Gold rear clips onto your iPhone, while the cover folds around the front, keeping your display safe. The Jasmine design lends a chic look to your already stylish device, and the bulk is kept to a minimum, keeping your iPhone slim and light.

Incipio Stashback Card Case

The front and back of the Incipio Stashback case for the iPhone 13 Pro.

Incipio is one of the big beasts of smartphone accessories, and that’s very obvious when you look at the Stashback’s spec sheet. It offers amazing 14-foot drop resistance, plus an anti-scratch and anti-microbial design and a sliding compartment on the back to stash away cards, tickets, or even a little spare cash. On the downside, it’s certainly expensive — and just a little boring. The design is reminiscent of a battery case (not usually the best-looking cases), and the compartment adds quite a lot of extra thickness. Still, even with those in mind, the exceptional protection and extra utility offered by the compartment mean this case has to be on your list if you’re looking for a tough case with more to offer.

Vena Legacy Card Holder Case

The front and back of the Vena Legacy case for the iPhone 13 Pro.

Another card-holding case, but this time with a difference. Vena’s Legacy case focuses less on protection and more on offering a sleek, slimmer way to keep your cards with you. It’s equipped with RFID protection for your cards, and there’s room for up to two cards in the wallet section. The wallet section also levers out to become a kickstand, making it handy to watch videos on the move. We mentioned it wasn’t as strong as the Incipio case above, but the Legacy is still pretty strong, thanks to dual-layer construction and Cornerguard technology. Tactile buttons feel good, and while the price is a bit high, it’s worth it for a high-quality case.

Ringke Fusion-X Rugged Case

The front and back of the Ringke Fusion-X case for the iPhone 13 Pro.

A mainstay of our phone case round-ups, Ringke’s Fusion-X case should be on everyone’s watch lists where cases are concerned. It has an unconventional design, which may put some off, but if you’re happy with the camouflage pattern and tough black borders, then the Fusion-X is definitely for you. The polycarbonate back provides a hard barrier against scratches, while the black TPU bumper helps to absorb impacts and drops. There’s even an attachment point for a lanyard, just in case you really, really hate drops — but then, who doesn’t?

UAG Monarch Tough Case

The back of the UAG Monarch case for the iPhone 13 Pro.

You want pure protection? Then you’ve got pure protection when you pick a UAG case. The Monarch case is one of the toughest cases UAG offers, with five layers of protection, including premium leather. It’s tested up to 2x military standards, has a raised bezel that protects the screen and camera lenses, and has some heavy-duty button covers that keep those vulnerable areas safe and sound. Sure, it’s the most expensive case on this list, but UAG has a name you can rely on, and the case’s strength speaks for itself.

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