The Week in iPhone and iPad Cases: Customizable folios for the iPad Pro

This week's roundup of new iPhone and iPad cases brings us new picks just as we're gearing up for the holiday shopping season.

  • Belkin AirProtect SheerForce Case for iPhone 7 (Space Gray)

    MSRP $24.99
    on Amazon
  • iPhone 7 Case, Caseology [Vault Series] Flexible TPU Slim...

    $10.99 MSRP $21.99
    on Amazon
  • Cygnett RealCurve Tempered Glass for Apple iPhone 7 - Black

    $33.75 MSRP $29.99
    on Amazon
  • Griffin iPhone 7 Slim Case, Thin Protective Cover, Survivor...

    $9.49 MSRP $29.99
    on Amazon
  • PureGear DualTek PRO for iPhone 7 Plus - White/Clear

    $29.95 MSRP $39.99
    on Amazon
  • Snugg Legacy Leather Flip Wallet Case with Card Slots for...

    on Amazon
  • Spigen Air Skin iPhone 7 Case with Semi-transparent...

    $12.97 MSRP $24.99
    on Amazon
  • SwitchEasy NUDE Ultra Slim Premium Transparent Metallic UV...

    MSRP $19.99
    on Amazon
  • Carbon Fit Series for iPhone 7

    $12.49 MSRP $24.99
    on VRS Design
  • Piel Frama Pull Case for Apple iPad Air (brown)

    on Amazon
  • Custom Book Case for iPad Pro (9.7-inch)

    $79.95 MSRP $79.95
    on Portenzo
  • Targus EverVu Protective Case for 9.7-inch iPad Pro

    on Amazon
  • Linen for iPad Pro

    $33.94 MSRP $33.94
    on Wrappers
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New iOS cases of the week

This week’s roundup of new iPhone and iPad cases brings us new picks just as we’re gearing up for the holiday shopping season. Read on!

belkin airprotectsheerforce iphone


The Air Protect SheerForce (iPhone 7 and 7 Plus; $25 to $30 MSRP, $21.75 on Amazon) is a sheer, lightweight hard-shell case that’s a good option if you want a clear case that doesn’t add a lot of bulk.

The case features a textured bumper for better grip, embedded air pockets designed to minimize shocks, and a scratch-proof coating that protects against daily wear and tear. It is available in rose gold, gold, black, space gray, or silver.

caseology vault iphone


The Vault (iPhone 7 and 7 Plus; $22 MSRP, $10 on Amazon) is a rugged carbon-fiber case with a comfortable grip. The case provides a snug fit, and has raised edges around the iPhone’s display for extra screen protection. It also comes with matching press-through button overlays for your volume buttons, and cut-outs for the other ports and buttons.

cygnett realcurve iphone


The RealCurve (iPhone 7 and 7 Plus; $30 to $35 MSRP, same price on Amazon) is a tempered-glass screen protector that blends in with your iPhone’s design, keeping your display scratch-, crack-, and smudge-free. It also sports a thick border that lines up with your iPhone’s bezel, available in the color of your choice.

griffin survivorjourney iphone


The Survivor Journey (iPhone 7; $30 MSRP, same price on Amazon) is a solid compromise between style and functionality, featuring a lightweight build that doesn’t skimp on sturdiness. Tested to withstand drops and falls, this case was designed with two layers to absorb shock, but it still maintains a slim profile. The Survivor Journey is available in a number of color combinations.

puregear dualtekpro iphone


The DualTek Pro (iPhone 7; $40 MSRP, $29.75 on Amazon) keeps your iPhone safely enclosed with several layers of shock-absorbing materials.

Available in black, blue, pink, or white, the case meets military drop test standards, helps prevents screen scratches and dents with its reinforced bezel, and includes metal press-through button overlays that nicely integrate with its slim design.

snugg flipcase iphone


The Flip Case (iPhone 7; $30 MSRP,  $10 on Amazon) is a folio-style case with room for up two credit cards in its front cover.

Made with a faux leather and a soft lining, the case sports a hidden cash compartment, supports different viewing angles when used as a stand, and includes a magnetic clasp that keeps its cover securely closed. Pick between 10 bright, solid colors.

spigen airskin iphone


The AirSkin (iPhone 7 and 7 Plus; $20 MSRP, $15 on Amazon) is as discrete as you can get, seamlessly blending in with your phone thanks to its translucent design.

Available in black or white, this case sports a frost finish that hides scratches and smudges, is pretty slim, and features cut-outs for the iPhone’s buttons and ports.

switcheasy nudemtallic iphone


The Nude Metallic (iPhone 7 and 7 Plus; $20 MSRP, same price on Amazon) sports a sleek design, featuring metallic accents and a glossy finish.

The case also has a specialized cut-out for the iPhone’s back-facing camera, while a bumper keeps its screen and sides safe from accidental drops. It comes in rose pink, space gray, clear, or gold.

vrsdesign carbonfit iphone


The Carbon Fit (iPhone 7 and 7 Plus; $25 MSRP, on sale for $12.49) is a rugged case at a great price, featuring a retractable kickstand for hands-free use.

Made of TPU and carbon fiber, the case sports a camera cut-out with raised edges to keep your lens free of scratches, and heavy-duty button covers to keep out dust and dirt. 

pielframa pull ipad

Piel Frama

The Pull (9.7-inch iPad Pro; $83 MSRP, $68.26 to $84.25 on Amazon) is a gorgeous calf-skin sleeve, featuring a textured pattern that’s soft-to-the-touch and provides a perfect grip. The case features a a soft lining to fight off smudges, and is available in 10 different colors and finishes.

portenzo ultraslate ipad


The Custom Case (9.7-inch iPad Pro; starts at $79.95 MSRP) gives the word “customizable” a whole new meaning by letting you customize every piece of this case, all the way down to the elastic band that keeps its cover securely closed. You get your choice of color or pattern for its exterior finish, interior lining, and spine wrap.

The case sports a thick birch frame, is compatible with the iPad Pro’s magnetic wake/sleep feature, and comes with an optional hidden compartment for an Apple Pencil. For more customization, you can add a camera opening in the back, a magnetic closure, or a multi-angle stand.

targus evervu ipad


The Evervu (9.7-inch iPad Pro; $50 MSRP, or $46.88 on Amazon) has a pretty versatile design, letting you swivel your iPad around to prop it up in various angles.

The case is compatible with your iPad’s magnetic sleep/wake feature, and also incorporates an acoustic sound-enhancing system.

wrappers linen ipad


The Linen (9.7-inch iPad Pro, iPad Air 2 and iPad mini; $33.94 MSRP) is a handsome iPad sleeve, available in several solid tones.

The sleeve’s soft linen material delivers a comfortable carrying experience, and its interior foam padding adds an additional layer of protection that’s perfect for everyday use.