Best iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro cases to protect your new phone

If you’ve bought an iPhone 12, a case is a vital accessory that’ll help you protect your new iPhone from knocks, drops or falls. A small amount of money spent now could save loads in the future.

While there may be a big price difference between the iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro the two phones are exactly the same shape and size, so the same case will fit either (in most cases). The iPhone 12 Pro is a touch heavier, but the dimensions are exactly the same meaning you can use cases for each phone interchangeably.

With that in mind, we’ve put together a few iPhone 12 case suggestions that’ll ensure your phone is protected, stylish, and in some cases more useful than ever, by using Apple’s new MagSafe technology.

We haven’t had all of these iPhone 12 Pro Max cases in our test labs yet, but based on our experts’ opinion and knowledge of the most reputable brands around, we think these are worth looking at.

Our selections take into account online reviews, brand reputation, product capability, or unique features, to help you pick through the maze of choices available to you.

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1. Oterkin iPhone 12 case

Gets the job done

Reasons to buy
+Rugged+Built-in screen protector

Reasons to avoid
Not particularly attractive

Offering a compact case with water and dust resistance built-in, as well as a screen protector, the Oterkin may not be a looker but it will undoubtedly keep your phone dry, safe, and in one piece.

Despite its chunky charm, it still supports wireless charging, while shock-absorption ensures your pride and joy will survive longer than it would without this case.

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2. Smartish Gripzilla Armor Case

Protects your investment

Reasons to buy
+Durable+Integrated grip

Reasons to avoid
Arguably not the most visually appealing case

Smartish’s Gripzilla has garnered a reputation for being a sturdy case, and the iPhone 12 variant is no different.

The name comes from a handy indented grip on the side that helps mold it to your hand, while the back is sleek and protective.

It’s not the most stylish case, but it’s sure to protect your phone with minimal fuss and can be customized with the Smartish design studio.

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3. Nudient Thin V3 Case

Understated design and gorgeous colors

Reasons to buy
+Available in a variety of colors+Magnets help hold the case in place

Reasons to avoid
Lack of bulk may mean it’s not as drop-resistant as some others

Arguably the best-looking case on this list, the Nudient looks great but has some nifty features to match.

An inner suede fabric layer prevents dust scratching your device, while the outside has three layers of rubberized material to make it easy to hold.

Check out the Nudient Thin V3 iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro case here

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4. Pipetto Origami Folio

Three accessories in one

Reasons to buy
+Incredibly versatile+Solid all-round protection

Reasons to avoid
May offer too many options for basic users

Pipetto’s Origami Folio cases are manufactured using anti-microbial and anti-bacterial materials which continue working months or years into use, and it’s a sturdy case, too.

The real draw, though, is likely to be in the multiple ways you can tweak the rear cover into a stand for landscape movie-watching or portrait FaceTime calls.

Check out the Pipetto Origami Folio iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro case here

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5. Ted Baker Mirror Case from Proporta

Big-name brand at a decent price

Reasons to buy
+Handy mirror+Protects the display

Reasons to avoid
Not as durable on the edges

Ted Baker and Proporta’s range offers some gorgeous designs, with a ‘Folio’ style display cover that offers a mirror for makeup emergencies and selfie preparation.

While it may not protect the edges of your device as well as it protects the screen, it does offer a name brand if that’s your thing.

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6. Spigen Slim Armor Case

Slim and smart

Reasons to buy
+Slimline+Includes a kickstand

Reasons to avoid
May not survive more than a few drops

Spigen already offers a whole host of iPhone 12 cases, but this one caught our eye for its slender frame, although we wonder if it’s less durable because of it.

In any case, the rear panel snaps onto the border around the phone to double up protection, and the kickstand is handy if you’re planning to watch a movie or two.

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7. Apple Silicone Case with MagSafe

You get what you pay for

Reasons to buy
+Plenty of color options+Ability to add accessories

Reasons to avoid

Apple’s silicone cases might not be the cheapest on offer, but the variety of colors and solid construction make them an easy contender.

New this year is the company’s MagSafe technology which not only allows devices to charge more efficiently, but secures cases in place and allows for accessories to ‘piggyback’ on your phone, like a leather wallet for storing cards (sold separately for another $59 / £59 / AU$89).

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8. Mujjo Full Leather Wallet Case

A touch of class

Reasons to buy
+Great leather feel+Has a card compartment

Reasons to avoid

Another expensive option, but the Mujjo Full Leather case offers a sleek design in multiple color options as well as an integrated card compartment.

The material is “grippy”, which should help prevent mishaps, and it’s made from full-grain leather, so is durable enough to survive more than a few drops, too.

Check out the Mujjo Full Leather Wallet iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro case here

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9. Emma Pebble Leather Crossbody Bandolier

Something a little different

Reasons to buy
+Versatile+Hidden compartment

Reasons to avoid
No protection for the device’s display

One that can help your iPhone complement your outfit, this clever ‘Bandolier’ style case will keep your iPhone handy at all times thanks to an over-the-shoulder design.

Its open-face design means you’ll want to make sure you don’t swing it into any hard surfaces, but a hidden compartment on the rear allows you to carry any bank cards or ID with you.

The strap is detachable, too.

Check out the Emma Pebble Leather Crossbody Bandolier here.

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10. Greenwich Blake Leather Case

Wrap your phone in luxury

Reasons to buy
+Lovely texture+Plenty of grip

Reasons to avoid
Very expensive

When the folks at Greenwich add luxury to a case’s name, they aren’t kidding – these are made from the same materials that Bentley interiors are made of.

Offering a Folio case with internal card storage and the option of a brass or gunmetal finish, there’s also a snap-back compartment on the rear to allow for extra storage.

Check out the Greenwich Blake Leather iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro case here

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11. Mous Limitless 3.0 iPhone 12 case

Elegant and protective

Reasons to buy
+Slim and sleek+MagSafe compatibility

Reasons to avoid
Buttons can be awkward

Looking quite gorgeous, the Mous Limitless 3.0 iPhone 12 cases ensures your phone is safe while still looking great. Available in five different color schemes, each offers AiroShock technology to provide impact protection while maintaining minimal extra bulk so your iPhone doesn’t take up much extra room than before.

The case also has an eyelet for attaching a wrist strap to your iPhone 12, plus it’s usable with the MagSafe wireless charger which will save you plenty of effort in the long term.

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