If you are planning to get Apple’s new iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 Plus, chances are you will have your sights set on getting a case. Here we compile a list of the best cases to keep your device safe.
Best durable case for the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus
This is a case for those looking for a tough protection against drops, scratches and dust. The OtterBox Defender Series consists of a multitude of cases for the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. They incorporate fun designs without sacrificing protection. In fact, OtterBox performs more than 24 tests spanning over 238 hours on a case. Once it has passed them, it receives the Certified Drop+ Protection designation. The Defender Series cases for the iPhone 8 start at $29.95. The cases for the iPhone 8 Plus retail for $34.95 and up direct from OtterBox.
Best stylish case for the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus
Like in years past, Apple’s leather case comes in an assortment of colours, including a Project (RED) version. Regardless of which colour you choose, the leather case retails for $45 for the iPhone 7 or 8 and $49 for the iPhone 7 Plus or iPhone 8 Plus on Apple’s website. Silicone cases are available in a wide assortment of colours for $35 for the iPhone 7 and iPhone 8, and $39 for the iPhone 7 Plus and iPhone 8 Plus.
The Compact Mirror Case from Case-Mate is unique. It has a magnetically-closed flap on the back. This conceals a mirror, so users can more easily line up self-portraits using the rear camera. The flap also contains a pocket capable of storing up to four credit cards. Featuring a leather-effect look and using metallic buttons to accent the design, the Compact Mirror Case is available in a choice of black, rose gold, and iridescent colours.