The Week in iPhone Cases: Hex's Academy Icon Wallet will make you reconsider the iPhone folio

This week's roundup of new iPhone cases includes Hex's Academy Icon Wallet, a stylish folio-style wallet case that hopefully makes the iPhone folio a more practical case to use.

  • Ballistic Hard Core Series Case for iPhone 5/5S - Retail...

    on Amazon
  • Case-Mate Barely There for iPhone SE

    MSRP $25.00
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    on Case-Mate
  • CrayCases PaperCase for iPhone 6/6s

    MSRP $25.00
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    on CrayCases
  • Dodocase Leather CardCase for iPhone

    MSRP $34.95
    Learn more
    on Dodocase
  • Hex Academy Icon Wallet for iPhone SE

    MSRP $49.95
    Learn more
    on Hex
  • Incase Designs Incase Dual Snap Case for iPhone 6s Plus and...

    on Amazon
  • PureGear DualTek for iPhone 5/s/SE - Yellow

    on Amazon
  • Totallee iPhone 6S Case, Totallee [The Doberman] Slim Black...

    on Amazon
  • WearWood Natural Rosewood Case for the iPhone 6/6s and 6...

    $35.00 MSRP $69.98
    on WearWood
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New iPhone cases of the week

This week’s roundup of new iPhone cases includes Hex’s Academy Icon Wallet, a stylish folio-style wallet case that hopefully makes the iPhone folio a more practical case to use. Read on!

ballistic hardcore iphone


The Hard Core (iPhone SE; $60 MSRP, $12.02 for select colors on Amazon) protects your iPhone from all sides with reinforced ballistic corners and a raised bezel.

This multi-layered case has been tested to withstand drops from up to 12 feet, offers a built-in screen protector, and includes port covers to fend off dust and dirt. The Hard Core comes with an integrated kickstand for hands-free use and an optional rugged holster with a swivel belt clip.

casemate barelythere iphone

Case Mate

The Barely There (iPhone SE; $25 MSRP) is a slim case that adds minimal bulk to your iPhone. Available in clear or black, the case features a lay-flat design that helps prevent screen damage, and its sturdy hard-shell offers impact protection and scratch prevention.

craycase papercase iphone


The PaperCase (iPhone 6/6s; $25 MSRP) is a thin, transparent case that features a raised opening for your camera to keep it protected when you place your phone down. It comes in silver, space gray, gold, or rose gold, and ships with a freebie—pick between three screen shields or a spare PaperCase.

dodocase leathercard iphone


The Leather CardCase (iPhone SE, 6/6s, and 6 Plus/6s Plus; $34.95 to $49.90 MSRP) features a leather backing with an embedded card pocket.

Available in black or brown, the case sports a soft rubber tray that comfortably holds your iPhone, gives you full access to the iPhone’s ports and buttons, and can be personalized with an optional gold monogram.

hex academyiconwallet iphone


The Academy Icon Wallet (iPhone SE; $49.95 MSRP) is a cute folio-style case made with cloth and waxed canvas for a soft finish.

The case includes a custom-molded cradle for your iPhone, room for up to three credit cards inside its cover, and a cash pocket. The Academy Icon Wallet features an elastic band for secure transportation and a dedicated camera opening for snapping a quick photo or two while you’re on the go.

incase dualsnap iphone


The Dual Snap (iPhone 6/6s; $29.95 MSRP, same price on Amazon) features a wrap-around dual-layered build, combining a hard exterior with a shock-absorbent interior. Its raised bezel will help prevent nicks and scratches from appearing on your screen, and it includes a flexible lining as an added buffer against shocks. It’s available in rose gold, gold, or black.

puregear dualtekextreme iphone


The DualTek Extreme Shock (iPhone SE; $35 MSRP, $24.49 on Amazon) is a durable rugged case for extra protection.

This multi-layered case features reinforced corners for advanced impact absorption, and PureGear promises an ergonomic build designed for comfort and convenience. It comes in black, blue, pink, white, or yellow.

totallee thedoberman iphone


The Doberman (iPhone SE, 6/6s, and 6 Plus/6s Plus; $19 MSRP, $17 on Amazon) is a hard-shell case with a matte texture for a comfortable grip.

Thin and lightweight, the case keeps your iPhone’s back free of dents and scratches, sports a cut-out in the back that shows off the Apple logo, and includes press-through button covers.

wearwood naturalrosewood iphone


The Natural (iPhone 6/6s and 6 Plus/6s Plus; $69.98 MSRP, on sale for $35) is a hard-shell case with a beautiful wooden finish.

The handmade case grants unfettered access to the iPhone’s ports and buttons, includes a laser-engraved logo in the back, and comes in rosewood or bamboo.