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The Week in iPhone Cases: Power up

There's something for every taste in this week's iPhone-case roundup, with accessories that give you a little extra juice, some handcrafted goodness, and a sparkling butterfly to top everything off.

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There's something for every taste in this week's iPhone-case roundup, with accessories that give you a little extra juice, some handcrafted goodness, and a sparkling butterfly to top everything off.

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711code

Designed by resident artist Albert Oh, the Seattle (iPhone 5 and 5s; $30) features PVC construction with a wood finish and a guitar inlay.

The case is available in two models, one with a glossy frame, and the other in a frameless configuration.

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BagsQ

The Delicate (iPhone 5 and 5s; $49) features a transparent frame inlaid with colored rhinestones and decorated with a rhinestone-encrusted bowtie.

It comes in pink, blue, purple, and crystal.

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Case eMall

The 3-in-1 Striped (iPhone 5c; $17) features a built-in transparent front cover that protects your screen while giving you complete access to all its functions, and protects the phone itself from bumps and scratches thanks to a soft-touch silicone construction that also gives you a great grip.

Available in pink with white stripes, the case also incorporates all the appropriate cutouts to ensure that you can continue access your iPhone's every port and button, while protecting them with silicone covers that keep dust and humidity out of the way.

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Etsy

If you crave some handmade goodness, Svnty's work (iPhone 5 and 5s; $35) features a variety of patterns and designs inlaid in a plastic protective case covered with a wood veneer.

Among the various choices, you'll find everything from pop icons to nature motifs engraved in everything from maple to cherry.

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Skate

The Skate (iPhone 5 and 5s; $119) is made from recycled skateboards and is now available in a version that fits Apple's latest handset.

Handmade in Portland, OR, each case is hand-sanded and features a unique design that is complemented by a black or white bezel.

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Rokit

The Excess 2400 (iPhone 5; $90) protects your phone while adding a 2400 mAh boost to your handset's built-in battery, greatly extending its longevity while you're on the go.

The case, available in black or white, comes with four removable bumpers in various colors for an added splash of customizability.

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Vority

The X5S (iPhone 5 and 5s; $160) weighs only 80 grams, but incorporates a 2400mAh battery that boosts your handset's life by one and a half times normal and lasts an estimated five hundred cycles.

It comes in black, blue, green, purple, slate, red, or pink.

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York Photo

This company's line of cases (iPhone 5; $30) feature a soft-flex material that offers excellent protection from bumps and scratches while ensuring a firm grip, and an antimicrobial finish that helps keep those nasty germs at bay.

Each case's metal backplate can be customized with an image of your choosing, which is printed using a UV-resistant ink that's durable and scratch resistant.

zagg arsenal iphone

Zagg

The Arsenal (iPhone 5 and 5s; $50) features a soft inner core and a tough outer shell, which together offer extensive protection against both shock and atmospheric agents such as rain and dust.

Available in black, blue, aqua, purple, or white with grey accents, the case also includes a built-in screen protector.