New iOS cases of the week
Looking for a screen shield? Want to leave your wallet at home? This week’s roundup of new iPhone and iPad cases brings you a mix of protective designs and functional materials, from elegant wooden snap-on solutions to card-friendly folios.
The Pure 2 (iPhone 7 and 7 Plus; $39.95 or $44.95 MSRP) adds a thin protective layer of tempered glass to your screen.
The Pure 2’s contoured edges blend in with your iPhone’s layout, while its resilient construction prevents potentially expensive cracks when you experience unplanned encounters with a hard surface. It also comes with a handy custom tray for a bubble-free installation.
The Naked Tough Waterfall (iPhone 7 and 7 Plus; $40 MSRP, $39.99 to $78.99 on Amazon) features an embedded glittery compartment in the back that gives your iPhone a snow globe-like effect when you move it around.
The dual layer case comes with metallic covers for your buttons, an anti-scratch finish, and a reinforced bumper to prevent damage from side and corner drops. It is available in rose gold, iridescent diamond, or junk food.
The Survivor Adventure (iPhone 7 and 7 Plus; $34.99 MSRP) keeps your iPhone safe from falls and makes it look great with two very colorful interchangeable back plates.
While keeping scratches and dents at bay, the Survivor Adventure features a see-through construction made with layers of sturdy materials and sports a self healing treatment to minimize wear and tear.
The Marble (iPhone 7, 7 Plus, 6, 6s, 6 Plus and 6s Plus; $99 to $124 MSRP) is a luxurious natural marble enclosure available in a variety of colors.
The handcrafted case can be custom-engraved with your initials, and comes with a sanded exterior for a smooth finish. The iPhone 7 and 7 Plus versions of the Marble are currently available for pre-order, with shipping expected to begin in November.
The Access 2 (iPhone 7, 7 Plus, 6, 6s, 6 Plus and 6s Plus; $69.95 MSRP) sports a handcrafted leather enclosure with a versatile cover that’s perfect for carrying a few credit cards and cash.
The Access 2 supports handsfree use in landscape orientation, secures your iPhone with micro suction technology, and includes a soft microfiber lining for added padding. Slated for shipping at the end of October for iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, the case comes in chestnut brown, ebony black, dark teal, taupe grey, yellow, or racing green and is compatible with Nodus’ magnetic Micro Docks.
Pad & Quill
The Woodline (iPhone 7 and 7 Plus; $49.95 MSRP) offers a simple snap-on design for quick set up.
Made with a hard polymer frame, the lightweight case includes a scratch-resistant finish, gives you unobstructed access to all ports and buttons, and is available in four genuine wood options: American Cherry, Zebra, Rosewood, or American Walnut. It is currently available for preorder, and slated to start shipping in October.
The Evo Tactical Extreme (iPhone 7; $49.95 MSRP) gets you through a tough day with a sturdy construction designed to withstand an active lifetsyle.
Drop resistant up to the height of thirteen feet, the slim case keeps contaminants away with touch sensitive button covers, sports a screen protector-compatible design, and is available in translucent hues of purple, red, or black.
The SnapOn (iPhone 7 and 7 Plus; $49 to $409 MSRP) keeps your iPhone safe with an elegant enclosure available in many different colors.
The case includes precise cutouts for all your ports and buttons, can be personalized with your own monogram, and comes in five leather options—premium, hard , ostrich, stingray, or alligator—that are further customizable with elegant catchy patterns, and fur-like textures.
The snap-on case features a hard shell with reinforced corners for advanced drop protection, matching covers for your buttons, and a protruding bezel that keeps your screen free of scratches and smudges.
The sleeve has been manufactured with a high density foam for superior shock absorption, comes with a zippered closure for quick access, and includes a front pocket secured by a magnetic closure for your accessories.
The Fancy Palm (9.7-inch iPad Pro; $44.99 MSRP) features a modern look that combines a gorgeous translucent backing with accented metallic leaves.
The folio case can be used as a stand for typing or viewing in landscape orientation, includes a special scratch resistant coating, and offers a lightweight construction that adds minimal bulk to your iPad Pro.
Easy to use as a stand for typing of viewing, the case automatically turns on your screen on when opening its cover, and keeps your iPad Pro safe from drops and falls with multiple layers of sturdy materials like silicone rubber and rugged polycarbonate.