Whether you were lucky enough to get an iPhone 14 or iPhone 14 Pro on launch day or you’re waiting for your order to ship, it’s always a good idea to add a case to your shiny new gadget that will not only help protect it, but allow you to customize the look.
There’s no shortage of iPhone 14 launch-ready cases, and we’ve scoured the internet (and press releases) to find the best cases to help protect Apple’s latest iPhone. Below are cases ranging from minimal to robust, with a few options in between.
Putting a case on a device that looks great is hard enough, not to mention the bulk a case can add to the iPhone. However, with minimally designed cases, you can get a layer of protection without adding too much weight or changing the design entirely.
Totallee cases are incredibly thin and light, adding just a fraction of a millimeter to the thickness of the iPhone 14. And if you want to keep the overall look of your phone visible, there’s a clear option made from a grippy material that makes it easy to keep hold your phone while letting that sweet new purple color shine through.
The Nomad Goods Sport Case offers 6ft drop protection in a sleek design to the iPhone 14 range. Complete with metal buttons, a soft interior and side bumper grips, the case Sport looks like a more rugged case, but plays the role of a minimal case.
Admittedly, the Gear4 Rio blurs the line between a minimal case and a more traditional case. It has a 13-foot drop rating and a soft-touch finish that’s comfortable in the hand. A damper ? It is only available in black.
Traditional and elegant iPhone 14 cases
For those who don’t mind a slightly larger case and prefer something with more style, there are nearly limitless options, spanning different price points, designs, and materials.
Apple’s silicone cases are loved by many, and for good reason. Their smooth exterior is easy to grip, the color options are great, and they’re made of high-quality material. What more can you ask for?
The Presidio2 Grip comes in five different color combinations, with the main color – such as purple – then white and gray highlights on the buttons, edges and around the camera cutout. As the name suggests, the Presidio2 Grip is easy to hold and provides an extra layer of drop protection.
Otterbox is best known for its rugged cases, but the case maker also offers more traditional cases that still offer decent protection. This is exactly what the Symmetry+ series offers, in 10 different colors.
Want the best protection for your iPhone 14? That’s where rugged cases come in. These cases are designed to withstand impact while keeping your iPhone in pristine condition. You’ll pay a premium for the rugged cases, but for those with an active lifestyle (or on a job site filled with hazards), they’re worth it.
The Defender Series XT is a two-piece case that not only wraps your phone’s exterior in a tough material, but also provides an extra layer of protection that covers all of your iPhone 14’s ports – keeping out dust and random debris outside. from your charging port.
The UAG Monarch series don’t mess around when it comes to layers of protection for your iPhone 14. There are a total of five layers of protection, including different types of metal on the outside of the case to absorb any damage, in your iPhone. is held firmly in place by a rubberized insert. Besides offering a high level of protection, it also looks cool.
While not as big and bulky as other rugged cases, Spigen’s Mag Armor case offers extra protection with a rubberized back. This should translate to your iPhone staying put when placed on a surface and easily holding the phone without worrying about always dropping it.
Cases that do more than just protect your phone are becoming more common. For example, a case with a built-in kickstand or one that doubles as a wallet are both very real options, making it easier for you to make video calls or easing the amount of stuff you have to carry around every day.
Nomad Goods is known for its high quality leather products, and the Modern Leather Folio is no exception. With room for three cards and another place to store cash, you can ditch your wallet in favor of this case and your iPhone 14 with ease. Color options include black or brown leather.
If you want a case with a kickstand, Spigen has one for you. It’s a clear case with a flip-up kickstand that makes it easy to watch movies or FaceTime conversations with friends and family hands-free.