The Week in iPhone Cases: Charge your iPhone without bulky cables with Dog & Bone’s Backbone

  • ChargeTech ThinCharge 2,600mAh battery case (iPhone 6/6S)

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  • Dog & Bone Backbone Wireless Charging Case iPhone SE/5/5s...

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  • EMPIRE Empire Flex Flip (iPhone 6 Plus/6s Plus)

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  • OtterBox Defender Series Case for iPhone 5/5s/SE - Black -...

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  • Rokform Fuzion Pro for iPhone SE / 5s / 5 - Gun Metal

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  • SanDisk iXpand 128GB Memory Case for iPhone 6/6s - Retail...

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  • Trident Case Trident Cyclops 2 Series Case for iPhone 5/5S...

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This week’s roundup of new iPhone cases brings functional wallets, extra battery power, sports-themed protection, and many more options to get you through a busy day.

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The ThinCharge (iPhone 6 and 6s; $60 on Amazon) protects your device and doubles your talk and surf time with the addition of minimal bulk.

The thin case includes a powerful 2,600mAh lithium polymer battery that can be recharged with your Lightning cable, includes a dedicated power button to access auxiliary power only when you need, and sports reinforced corners to prevent damage to your screen. It comes in black, gold, or white.

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The Backbone Wireless (iPhone SE, 5 and 5s) provides military-grade protection and lets you recharge your handset wirelessly for extra convenience.

The rugged case is compatible with the Qi charging standard, sports a raised bezel to protect your screen when laying down, and can house an extra battery for additional power. Available in Trilobe Blue, Tread Orange, pink, or Trilobe Red, the Backbone comes with a complimentary charging pad and is Apple-certified for no-hassle software updates.

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The Flex Flip Wallet (iPhone SE, 5, 5s, 5c, 6, 6s, 6 Plus, 6s Plus, 4 and 4s; $9 on Amazon) features a folio design with a sturdy shell designed to keep your iPhone safe at all times.

Manufactured with faux leather, the case includes two credit card slots and a large pocket inside its cover, a magnetic flap that keeps it securely closed when you’re out and about, and a detachable wrist strap. The Flex Flip comes in different solid colors and patterns for a trendy look.

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Available in black or red, the SLS Feather (iPhone SE, 5, 5s, 6 and 6s; $25) features a colorful design with the Street League Skateboarding logo in the back for sport-inspired protection.

Lightweight and slim, the snap-on case features an interior liner for advanced shock absorption, a glare-free camera opening for all your picture taking needs, and a soft finish for a superior grip.

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The Defender (iPhone SE, 5 and 5s) features a rugged enclosure that you can customize with your favorite color.

Designed to withstand the harshest conditions, the case includes three layers of sturdy materials, port covers to keep out dirt and other contaminants, and a built-in screen protector compatible with your touchscreen functions.

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  • Rokform Fuzion Pro for iPhone SE / 5s / 5 - Gun Metal

  • Rokform Fuzion Pro for iPhone SE / 5s / 5 - Raw...


The Fuzion Pro (iPhone SE, 5 and 5s; $100) sports an aircraft grade aluminum shell combined with a TPU interior for superior impact protection.

Lightweight and compact, the case features a beveled edge to prevent scratches and cracks to your screen, slips effortlessly in and out of your pockets, and comes with a complimentary car mount for hand-free use while driving. The Fuzion Pro is available in metallic hues of blue, black or silver.

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The iXpand (iPhone 6 and 6s; $60 to $130) gives you additional storage for photos and videos while keeping your iPhone safe from drops and bumps.

Available in blue, black, red, or light blue, the case combines a hard plastic exterior with a soft rubber interior, comes in three storage options—128GB, 64GB, or 32GB—and can be upgraded with a battery pack to keep you connected all day long. When used with its companion app, it also provides additional features like file encryption and backups.

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The Case Wallet S (iPhone SE, 5 and 5s; $25) features a functional folio layout with pockets for your credit cards and a cash inside its cover.

Made with synthetic leather and PC, the case sports a reversible magnetic clip and can be used as a stand in landscape orientation.

trident cyclops iphone


Made with an anti-skid exterior, the Cyclops (iPhone SE, 5 and 5s; $40) sports two layers of shock-absorbing materials with matching power ports. The case includes dust filters for your speakers, a built-in screen protector, and a lanyard loop.