With the new Apple iPhone 13 now available, it’s time to pick out a phone case to go along with your new phone, so your pricey new device can be protected from drops — and in some cases, protected from bacteria, too.
There’s no need to worry that your new iPhone 13 case won’t fit your phone. OtterBox, Casetify, Case-Mate and more trusted iPhone case manufacturers have cases available that fit the unique design of the Apple iPhone 13, iPhone 13 Pro, iPhone 13 Pro Max and iPhone 13 mini phones. (Note: Some small design changes in the new models will render iPhone 12 cases incompatible.)
Ahead, you’ll find cases at a variety of price points worth considering for the new iPhone. These cases offer varying levels of protection and different designs, from simple to statement.
Sonix Agate case
This marbled Sonix case looks especially nice on a white iPhone. An antimicrobial agent is mixed into the plastic during the production of these cases, meaning it will never wear off. This case has many protective features, such as grooved impact-resistant corners, a raised bumper around the camera hole and 10-foot drop protection.
Gear4 Battersea Snap case
This black and orange, textured Gear4 phone case is MagSafe-compatible. It offers 16-foot drop protection and a reinforced back plate.
OtterBox Defender Series Pro case
If you’re looking for serious, heavy-duty phone protection, pick up this OtterBox Defender Series Pro case. It survives four times as many drops as the military standard, and has raised edges to protect your camera and screen. It also features an antimicrobial technology that protects the case exterior against common bacteria, and has a silver-based additive that blocks microbial growth. Find this case in four colors.
Casetify Paint by Poketo case
This Casetify case, a collaboration with Poketo, is covered in paint strokes in a pleasing color combination. It offers 6.6-foot drop protection and is made of a shock-absorbing material that reduces impact by 95%. It has an anti-microbial coating that eliminates 99% of bacteria and supports wireless charging. Plus, it’s eco-friendly: The case is made with 65% recycled materials (such as repurposed phone cases and manufacturing scraps).
Casetify terrazzo with opaque background case
Embrace the terrazzo trend with this opaque Casteify case. It has all the same shock-absorbing and microbial features as the Poketo Casetify case above.
Rifle Paper Co. Garden Party Blue case
This anti-scratch case, sporting Rifle Paper Co.’s beautiful floral print, allows the color of your phone to shine through — a really nice feature if you’re picking up the new . It offers 10-foot drop protection, has built-in antimicrobial protection and is compatible with wireless charging.
Case-Mate Karat Marble case
If a bit of glam is what you’re after, pick up this faux-marble-and-gold Case-Mate case. It’s semi-opaque and has the same drop protection, anti-microbial treatment and wireless charging support as the Case-Mate case above.
Speck Presidio2 Grip Compatible with MagSafe case
Keep it simple with this classic black phone case from Speck. It has 13-foot drop protection, no-slip grips and antimicrobial protection, plus raised edges to protect your screen from drops. It’s fully compatible with all Apple MagSafe accessories. Find it in blue, gray and black.
Nomad Sport case
This minimalist case from Nomad has a high-gloss finish and comes in four colors, including this ash green. It offers six-foot drop protection and has a grippy, protective bumper. It’s MagSafe and wireless charging compatible.
Apple leather case with MagSafe
The leather on this Apple-brand phone case develops a natural patina over time. It has built-in magnets to align with compatible MagSafe accessories. The case is also wireless charger compatible and comes in a variety of colors.
Apple iPhone leather wallet with MagSafe
The iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 Pro are compatible with this leather wallet from Apple. It has built-in magnets that snap it onto your phone and comes in five colors.