New iPhone cases of the week
This week’s roundup of new iPhone cases brings us Belkin’s Fitness Belt, an adjustable belt that holds your iPhone and other gear in place while you exercise. Plus, sturdy protection, versatile folios, extra storage, transparent shells, and much more. Read on!
The SlimShell (iPhone SE; $16 MSRP, $8 on Amazon) is a see-through shell, keeping your iPhone safe without hiding its sleek design. This polycarbonate case helps improve your grip for easier carrying, features a UV layer to prevent yellowing, and offers laser-cut openings for all your ports and buttons.
The Fitness Belt (all iPhone models; $40 MSRP) sports three expandable pockets to secure your belongings as you work out.
The belt features a lightweight design with a zippered closure, is made with sweatproof material, and sports reflective accents for extra safety if you’re working out at night. The Fitness Belt can be adjusted for the right fit and is roomy enough for your iPhone equipped with your favorite case.
We love Mohpie’s Space Pack, and now it’s available for the iPhone SE. The Space Pack (iPhone SE; $179.95) creates extra room for your photos and videos thanks to its built-in USB memory storage.
The case also features an embedded 1700mAh battery that doubles your surf and talk time, and comes in capacities of 16GB, 32GB, and 64GB. For colors, pick between black, white, gold, blue, or red,
Pad & Quill
The Little Pocket Book (iPhone SE; $59.95 MSRP) sports a top-grain leather exterior and a birchwood cradle to securely hold your iPhone. The folio case features slots for your credit cards, a photo ID window, an elastic closure for safe transportation, and a cutout for your rear camera to take quick snapshots while you’re on the go. The Little Pocket Book comes in Onyx Black/Deep Sea Blue, Onyx Black/French Roast, Onyx Black/Merlot Red, or Onyx Black/Plum.
The case sports a shatterproof rear guard that wraps around your iPhone to keep its display off of flat surfaces. It also slips easily in and out of your pockets, and comes with a magnetic car mount for hands-free use while driving. The Fuzion is available in black, camouflage, silver, or dark gray.
The Patriot (iPhone SE; $29.95 MSRP) has been engineered to withstand the wear and tear of an active lifestyle, thanks to its multi-layered design.
Available in black or dark pink, the case sports a scratch-resistant exterior, acoustic vents for your speakers, ports, and microphone, and a built-in screen shield.
Available in different colors and patterns, the case includes an interior shell that can be magnetically separated for stand-alone use, and comes with pockets for your credit cards, cash, and photo IDs. The Piggyback also doubles as a stand and sports a magnetic flap to secure its cover.
The Finn Wallet (iPhone SE, 6/6s, and 6 Plus/6s Plus; $45 to $49 MSRP) is a mini carry-all sleeve for your iPhone and a few other goodies. It sports a wrap-around zipper that locks for extra security, but it opens on two sides. It has space for your iPhone, passport (and passport-sized documents), cash, and credit cards—all conveniently stored in separate pockets. The Finn Wallet comes in different colors and three different materials—nylon, leather, and waxed canvas.
As the name suggests, the Defense 360º (iPhone SE; $30 MSRP) offers all-around protection in a lightweight package. This see-through case defends against smudges and scratches, and has a two-piece design that’s easy to install.