With so many cases available though, you shouldn’t grab one just because it’s on sale – some are better than others, and different ones are suited to different users.
That’s where this guide comes in. Below you’ll find a selection of the very best iPhone X cases money can buy, coming in at a range of budgets and with a variety of features, so you can quickly work out which the best options are for you.
These are products that we haven’t had in our test labs, but based on our experts’ opinion and knowledge of the most reputable brands around, we think these are worth looking at.
Our selections, ranked from cheapest to most expensive, take into account online reviews, brand reputation, product capability, and unique features, to help you pick through the maze of choices available to you.
This is one for those who haven’t a great deal of cash to splash (perhaps a by-product of buying an iPhone) but who need protection nonetheless.
Customizable in various colors, this iPhone case offers protection from scratches and minor falls while looking every inch at a decadent option in the process. Personalization options abound, meaning the potential cost can be anything in excess of 60 euros, but for some, this will be well worth the money.
Given its low cost, this probably isn’t the highest-quality leather case you could pick up, but it’s a nice look for a bargain price.
We don’t think it’ll be able to do much to protect your device if you drop it though and the gel material probably won’t feel as comfortable on your palms as the glass that’s on the back of the iPhone X.
That makes it a great choice if you don’t want to add any bulk to your fancy new phone, especially given the low price of this case, which should make it all the more appealing if your bank balance is hurting after buying the iPhone X Case itself.
However, while it will offer some protection against scrapes, we’re not confident that a case this thin will do much to protect your phone from drops.
It’s available in a range of colors, but they all include a transparent back, so you can see your iPhone X in full while keeping it protected.
It’s just a simple polycarbonate hard case, but it’s slim, has pronounced button covers so the buttons are easy to find and press, large cut-outs that can fit most cables, and it’s made from a non-slip material, so you’re less likely to drop your phone.
If you do still drop it through the case sports air-cushioned corners, which should help keep your iPhone X in one piece.
Claiming to provide an overall battery life of 30 hours, this is one for frequent travelers, and as a nice bonus offers Qi wireless charging in order to top up easily.
It’s uncertain how protective that vertical camera cut-out will be, but here you’ll get the choice of a variety of colors including a bold blue and green. Those aren’t colors you can buy the new iPhone X in.
In fact, the case exceeds military drop-test standards, so it should keep your iPhone X safer than most, but it also looks good, not just thanks to the aforementioned metal frame, but also because of the back, which comes in a choice of ballistic nylon, black leather, carbon fiber or wood.
That’s an interesting selection of materials, each of which will give the X-Doria Defense Lux case a quite different appearance to most other iPhone X covers.
It combines a hard outer shell with a soft, impact-resistant core, plus skid pads on the back, which add up to a case that can meet military drop-test standards.
It also sports a visually striking – albeit rather rugged – design, and as the name suggests it’s surprisingly light, thanks to a honeycomb structure that also aids its drop protection.
Wireless charging and contactless payments also work through the case, so you’re not losing any functionality.
The Strada series is perhaps one of OtterBox’s classiest case sets yet. The Strada iPhone X case features all-around protection thanks to a multi-layer design and a folio cover for the screen.
It’s built to absorb shock from falls and protect against scratches and scrapes. Meanwhile, a leather exterior gives it a premium look to complement the iPhone X, even if it is covering up most of the phone’s design. Plus, a cardholder will let you keep a credit card with your phone.
On top of protecting your iPhone X from falls, the Presidio Grip case will also help you avoid falls in the first place. It has rubberized grips that will give you better hold on your phone so it doesn’t slip out of your hand.
Unlike other cases, this one doesn’t have button cutouts or pronounced areas, but they are noted for easy navigation. This results in a low-profile option that has a slick ripple design on its back and a felt material on the inside to prevent scratches.
Available in several colors, this one could be good for those who are looking for a rubbery-feeling case that isn’t too loud visually.
That means you get more protection and Apple’s also made use of the flap on the front by adding a couple of slots, which you can use to hold cash and cards.
The case will also wake your iPhone X up when you open it and put it to sleep when closed, and it doesn’t prevent the phone from being wirelessly charged.
There’s also an anti-fingerprint coating to keep your phone looking slick and it certainly looks quite stylish for the price thanks to a thin design.