The Week in iPhone Cases: Spigen's Thin Fit Hybrid is protective and won't break the bank

This week’s roundup of new iPhone cases includes a plethora of options from More, Caseology, OtterBox, and more. Read on!

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This week’s roundup of new iPhone cases includes a plethora of options from More, Caseology, OtterBox, and more. Read on!

biancamosca alligator iphone

Bianca Mosca

Handcrafted in France, the Alligator (iPhone 6/6s; $395) features real gator leather straight from the source: Louisiana. You can pick between a number of colors and patterns.

Slim and sleek, this snap-on hardshell case is easy to install and remove, and grants full access to the iPhone’s ports and buttons thanks to custom cutouts.

caseology skyfall iphone


The Skyfall (iPhone 6/6s; $13) is a hardshell clear polycarbonate case—perfect for those of us who hate covering our phones up but need a little protection.

This dual-layered case includes a shock-absorbing bumper, comes with press-through button overlays, and is available with a rose gold, gold, black, or silver bumper.

evolutivelabs playproof iphone


The lightweight and slim PlayProof (iPhone 6/6s and 6 Plus/6s Plus; $25 to $30) is a hardshell/softshell combo, made with a polymer blend that should offer superior shock absorption.

This case includes a scratch-resistant matte finish for a better grip, and comes in white, red, black, or gray—and can even be customized with a number of patterns to suit your preferences. The case is currently available for pre-order, with shipping expected to begin in early November.

more duoarmour iphone


The dual-layered Duo Armour (iPhone 6/6s; $30) features a rugged exterior—More claims that its hardshell outer frame is shatter proof—and a soft inner layer to absorb and dissipate impact from shock. It also has a raised bezel, to keep the screen safe from scratches if placed face-down on a flat surface.

Like color choices? This case is available in seven different colors—champagne gold, pale red, jet black, satin silver, gunmetal, pearl white, and mint green.

otterbox alphaglass iphone


Considering how expensive it is to replace your screen, it’s not a bad idea to pick up a screen protector like the Alpha Glass (iPhone 6/6s and 6 Plus/6s Plus; $35), which is designed to prevent cracks and scratches.

The Alpha Glass is made with real tempered glass that is fully compatible with the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus’ new 3D Touch feature. It’s easy to install, and OtterBox promises that it will offer a crystal-clear, completely seamless experience.

patchworks levelpro iphone


Tested to meet or exceed military drop standards, the ITG Level PRO (iPhone 6/6s and 6 Plus/6s Plus; price unavailable) features a dual-layer polycarbonate and TPU construction for better shock absorption.

The case sports a cutout on the bottom edge for the iPhone’s Lightning port and headphone jack, a pocket to stash a credit card, and a kickstand card slot that supports hands-free use in landscape orientation. The ITG Level PRO is available in black, red, sand, white, or pink.

prong pwr iphone


The PWR (iPhone 6 and 6s; $100) includes a detachable, rechargeable external battery to considerably extend your iPhone’s battery life.

Made of sturdy polycarbonate, the case sports retractable charging prongs—just plug the case into the nearest power outlet to charge it up—and features an LED charge indicator. It’s available in clear, black, red, or blue.

ringke fusion iphone


The Fusion (iPhone 6/6s; $10) is a clear hardshell case with see-through button overlays, deisgned to keep out dust and dirt.

The case comes with covers for the iPhone’s Lightning port and headphone jack for extra protection, and also sports a reinforced TPU bumper. The Fusion is available in a Halloween theme, and in a number of colors like crystal, rose gold, crystal view, mint, mirror, or smoke black. Plus, it ships with a screen protector. 

spigen thinfithybrid iphone


The Thin Fit Hybrid (iPhone 6/6s and 6 Plus/6s Plus; $20) sports a two-piece design, combining soft TPU with hard polycarbonate into a fusion of form and function.

The case includes a front-facing speaker cutout, press-through metal button overlays, and a raised bezel; it comes in rose gold, black, or white.

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