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Need a New Case? The 10 Best iPhone Cases of 2018

Finding the best case to protect your iPhone can prove challenging. This is mostly because there are so many cases that promise to protect your precious device. In other instances, these cases are only meant to beautify your iPhone through ornate design.

In 2018, choosing an iPhone case comes down to a few important considerations including size, shape, color, design, price and intended use. Regarding the purpose - you can get a case to protect against scratches, water and other forms of physical damage.

There are even some cases that are made purely for aesthetic reasons, providing little-to-no protection from scratches and water. Choosing the right protective iPhone case is something you should feel compelled to do, as we’ve seen plenty of iPhone users with terribly cracked and shattered screens, often due to the wrong case.

Having such protections in place can eliminate the need for future repairs. For this reason, we’ve made a list of our top ten picks for best iPhone cases 2018 has to offer to keep your phone both stylish and protected.


1) Lifeproof Frē

iPhone X case Lifeproof Fre

LifeProof makes a quality water-resistant iPhone case.

The protective case even does a great job at protecting against drops, dings and everyday wear and tear.



2) Pelican Shield Case

Pelican shield case

Pelican Shield really is one of the toughest cases on the planet.

With five layers of protection, port covers (to keep out debris) and an optional screen protector, it’s a great option to help defend your smartphone from all the elements.



3) Griffin Survivor Extreme Case

Griffin Survivor Extreme case

Griffin makes a great product and has even tested the case, dropping it from 10 feet above the concrete. Griffin’s iPhone case also provides protection against sand, water, and dirt.



4) Nodus Shell Case

Nodus shell case

Nodus's Shell Case is slim and made from high-quality leather. If style is what you seek, then look no further. Users even receive a small magnetic dock for their mobile devices.  



5) Skech Stark Case

Skech Stark case for iPhone

Undoubtedly one of the best phone cases of 2018, this case has also been tested from an eight-foot drop.

Skech's Stark Case is equipped with a lifetime warranty and micro-defense technology, which allows it to absorb shock, with anti-slip, scratch resistant material.



6) Noreve Tradition B Leather Case

Noreve phone case

Designed for the working professional, Noreve’s Tradition B Leather Case doubles as a wallet for items such as credit cards and cash.

The case also provides great protection against scratches and daily wear and tear.



7) Otterbox Symmetry Series Case

Otterbox symmetry series

You may know Otterbox as the great defender of iPhones. What if we told you that Otterbox also made beautiful phone cases meant to protect your phone as well?

With the Symmetry Series Case - you can beautify your phone while protecting it significantly.



8) UAG Plyo Series Case

UAG Plyo iPhone X case

The Plyo Series iPhone Case has an armor shell and an impact-resistant core.

The corners of the case are airsoft, which helps to cushion upon impact. Regarding weight, the cases are slim and even scratch resistant.



9) Grovemade Maple iPhone Case

Grovemade maple iPhone case

Grovemade’s Maple iPhone Cases are truly a thing of beauty.

While providing some protection against damage, it’s easy to get lost in the striking designs that appear on the wood.



10) Griffin Survivor Clear Case

Griffin wallet case

Last but certainly not least is Griffin’s Survivor clear wallet case, which has basically every feature you need.

The iPhone case comes in a variety of colors and has been tested at ten feet above the concrete to ensure its toughness, taking military-grade defense standards to the next level.


Shattered screen? Puls can help

108A0953If your case couldn't help protect your phone from a shattered screen, Puls can help. Our team of technicians can come to you in most cities nationwide, for repairs that come to you within the same day, all backed by our lifetime guarantee.

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Moshe B.
Moshe B.
Moshe Beauford is a journalist, copywriter and blogger. His work has appeared in publications like GeekTime, Paste Magazine, Property Casualty 360 and Claims Magazine. In his spare time, he loves to cook, write music for and play the violin.

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