Rokform Crystal Rokform makes cases with an integrated dual mounting system, with both the RokSafe magnet and RokLock that's compatible with Rokform's line of mount accessories for bikes, motorcycles, cars and more. Definitely not the same level of protection as other cases, but the feel is amazing. All of these estimates seem to be accounting for the battery case and the iPhone battery altogether, based on the wording on the product pages. Image: Apple Earlier today, Apple officially launched the redesigned Smart Battery case for the iPhone Xs, Xs Max, and Xr. Hold on tight Frequent Macworld readers know that I have a bit of a thing for leather, so I was surprised to find myself preferring this case over its leather counterpart. Love the Lavender one the best! Vaja cases Argentina-based Vaja makes some sweet handmade leather and vegan leather cases, although they're pretty pricey.
I've tried the iPhone X version of the case and like it. The case still features the same silicone exterior, microfiber lined interior, and an elastomer hinge that minimizes hassle when putting your iPhone in the case. Finally the case is also a case -- and a pretty protective one. We prefer this design as it allows easier access to ports and works seamlessly with many docks, but at the same time it opens more of the phone up to possible damage. Case in point: its Slam case that retails for , or and comes in four different color options, all of which feature a translucent back to show off your 's rear. And it's tough, drop-tested to 8 feet.
Great fit, and not too obtrusive. On the outside, the silky, soft-touch finish of the silicone exterior feels great in your hand. Some people don't like the little button that covers the mute switch -- it does stick out a little -- but that's the only design gripe. It keeps the phone size down, it's the perfect combo of grippy without having ridiculous textures. I drop my phone like Scrillex drops the bass.
However, Apple's Silicone case is , so maybe it's not such a bad deal when you consider that it's more protective and has that extra layer of Microban. Packaging should be the same as what is found in a retail store, unless the item is handmade or was packaged by the manufacturer in non-retail packaging, such as an unprinted box or plastic bag. Apple did not produce such external battery pack cases for the iPhone 7 Plus or 2017's iPhone 8, 8 Plus or iPhone X models. The only true weak spot is the absence of a lip across the bottom of the display. The new cases are compatible with wireless so-called Qi-certified chargers, and yes, Apple says you can charge your iPhone and the case itself simultaneously.
LifeProof Slam When phones started becoming waterproof, lost a little bit of its raison d'être. The latest iPhone's have a , which could cause compatibility issues when using the new cases with iPhone X. The case gives you an additional talk time up to 37 hours, Internet use up to 20 hours, and 25 hours of video. Unfortunately, it looks like iPhone X owners are out of luck. The cases also support Lightning accessories. Depending on the lighting it can look a bit different. Inside, a soft microfiber lining helps protect your iPhone.
Gives Would highly recommend, the color is just perfect. The Metropolis is a folio case with a slot for storing credit cards and cash the Trooper also has a card holder. Confirming rumors that have circulated for the past month, Apple today officially released a series of. And now here we are. These cases work with Qi wireless chargers, and you can charge both the case and the phone at the same time from said chargers—though it should probably be said that Qi speeds on iPhones are nothing to write home about, and that's a whole lot of lithium-ion battery to fill up. Other than that I love how the case looks on my phone and the f I absolutely love the color of this case.
The Xs Max case delivers up to 37, 20, or 25 hours for each of those scenarios, and the Xr model offers the greatest life extension, up to 39, 22, or 27 hours. They feature an elastomer hinge design to make it easy to put the case on and take it off, and a soft-touch silicone exterior, according to the product description on the Apple Store. Apple This is the first new battery case from Apple since it created one for 2016's iPhone 7 and similar to that case the accessory charges using Apple's Lightning cable. I purchased this case and less than a 2 weeks later I had to get a replacement because it ripped while I was removing the phone. But conference attendees and frequent travelers know that no battery will ever last long enough. OtterBox Symmetry Series The OtterBox Symmetry Series is the company's most stylish case and is both fairly slim and protective it's similar to Speck's cases, which certainly influenced OtterBox's design.
But with the new iPhone I decided that based on the case material and the cost of the phone I would use a case for the first time. Available in multiple color options, it includes a magnetic car-mount and magnetic lanyard accessories. Skech Vortex Skech's is a pretty interesting case. Handy, since Apple Pay still isn't universally accepted yet. Probably minor drop protection, but with a microfiber backing, it's a little more substantial than some of the sleeker case options.
I personally like the Plasma, which features a translucent design in a few color options, and Pathfinder show here on left. It's infused with a special coating to keep the oil from your skin from penetrating it. The battery cases aren't a new concept - they're silicone cases that protect the phone while also charging the device. Gives a grip as well! Raises the phone enough that the camera is cleared when set down. So snugly does the case cling to the hardware, in fact, that it almost feels as much a part of the device as the old plastic casing for the iPhone 5c.
Wireless charging works perfect with it. Editors' note: This gallery will be regularly updated with new cases. Interiors are lined with microfiber on each case, protecting the iPhone from loose debris. The leather cases all utilize anodized aluminum buttons on the sides, always a nice touch. These are slim cases that aren't incredibly protective.