The Week in iPhone Cases: Case-Mate unveils its new wallet-battery hybrid case

This week's roundup of new iPhone cases also shows off plenty of new patterns from X-Doria, SwitchEasy, and more.

00 intro, rugged picks from Rokform and Moshi, and more

This week’s roundup of new iPhone cases also shows off plenty of new patterns from X-Doria, SwitchEasy, and more. Read on!

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If you’re looking for a fashionable way to charge your iPhone while on the go, check out the Wristlet (iPhone 6/6s; $70), a wallet-style case with a 3,500mAh built-in battery designed to double your talking and surfing time.

Made of pebbled leather and featuring custom gold hardware accents, the Wristlet packs a few card and ID slots, plus a cash compartment. If you don’t want to carry the whole wallet with you all the time, the Wristlet includes a detacheable slim case with metal press-through button overlays—just slide your iPhone out of its battery cradle, and you’re good to go.

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To keep up with your active lifestyle, the Endura (iPhone 6/6s; price unavailable) features a polymer core that protects from drops up to ten feet.

This rugged case seals off the iPhone’s bottom ports from water and dust with a slide-in cover, comes with two screen protectors for all-around coverage, and can be attached to any Moshi compatible mount.

nebo casebrite iphone


Need a little light? The CaseBrite (iPhone 6/6s and 6 Plus/6s Plus; $40) includes a rechargeable LED flashlight with different dimming settings.

The CaseBrite sports a raised bezel, a non-slip rubber exterior, and a dedicated power button to quickly turn the auxiliary light on and off.

rokform justin iphone


Have any motocross fans in your life? They may like the Justin Barcia Signature Case (iPhone 6/6s and 6 Plus/6s Plus; $50 to $60), a new design from Rokform featuring a photo of the athlete stamped on the back. 

Additionally, this rugged case features a raised protective rim, oversized cutouts for all ports, and a magnetic car mount for hands-free use. Its multi-layered design should prevent damage from drops from up to six feet high. 

spigen liquidcrystal iphone


The Liquid Crystal (iPhone 6/6s; $15) is a lightweight and thin transparent shell case that offers protection from bumps and falls, without hiding your iPhone’s look.

Made with flexible TPU, the case protects your camera and screen thanks to raised edges around the iPhone’s display and back-facing camera. It also includes a dotted lining on the back to prevent air bubbles during installation, and comes with matching press-through button overlays.

switcheasy fleur iphone


The Fleur (iPhone 6/6s and 6 Plus/6s Plus; $25) sports a flowery, eye-catching 3D pattern on the back that combines protection with a touch of fashion.

Available in black or white, the case includes tactile button covers and comes with an anti-scratch finish. It is currently available for preorder, but should be shipping soon. 

tech21 classicheck iphone


The flexible Classic Check (iPhone 6/6s and 6 Plus/6s Plus; $19 to $23) sports a grid-like interior designed to absorb and dissipate impact from shock. It also has a soft exterior finish, available in gray, purple, pink, or blue.

uag trooper iphone

Urban Armor Gear

The Trooper (iPhone 6/6s and 6 Plus/6s Plus; $40 to $45) packs big protection for such a compact design. The case features a soft inner core and a hard outer shell that combine to offer extra grip and keep your phone safe against bumps and falls.

Certified to meet military drop-test standards, the case sports rear skid pads for grip, oversized press-through button overlays to keep out dust and dirt, and room for up to four credit cards in a built-in compartment. It comes in black, white, or rust.

xdoria revel iphone


The Revel (iPhone 6/6s; $35) sports six nature-inspired motifs that range from modern floral patterns to stylized animal prints.

This snap-on hard shell case comes with reinforced bumpers, press-through button overlays, and an outer coating to keep the case smudge free. It’s available in Blue Marble (shown here), Owl, Palm, Zebra, Floral Palm, or Hipster Deer.

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