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Speck's CandyShell case brightens up your iPhone 4/4S

Speck's CandyShell case brings bold flair to your iPhone 4/4S while still keeping it safe.

Review: Cygnett Icon Art Series (for iPhone 4/4S)

The artful Cygnett Icon is a slim, hard shell case for your iPhone 4 or 4S that shows off original designs by artist Nathan Jurevicius.

BodyGuardz Shelter keeps your phone safe, but limits camera use

BodyGuardz Shelter keeps your phone safe, but limits camera use.

The Incipio NGP's semi-rigid construction and bright colors make it a stand-out case

The Incipio NGP's semi-rigid construction and bright colors make it a stand-out case.

Trtl Stand iPhone case has a built-in kickstand that props your phone up three different ways

Trtl Stand iPhone case has a built-in kickstand that props your phone up three different ways.

The Cygnett FlexiGel is an affordable case with solid protection

The Cygnett FlexiGel is an affordable gel case with solid protection and fun colors.

CandyShell Flip iPhone case lets you use dock-cradle accessories

Speck's CandyShell Flip is a protective, hardshell iPhone case designed to let you use your phone with dock-cradle accessories.

Cygnett UrbanShield for iPhone 4/4S

The stylish, industrial-looking UrbanShield is a solid choice with minimal bulk.

iSkin Aura for iPhone 4/4S

Though the $40 price tag may be a little high for its level of protection, the iSkin Aura is an aesthetically-pleasing shell case with minimal bulk.

iSkin Solo for the iPhone 4/4S

If you want colorful protection from both germs and minor drops, the iSkin Solo is a case to consider.