In today’s world, shattering your precious iPhone seems more life-altering than starting a new job or wrecking your car. In fact, Gazelle recently reported that 67 percent of iPhone users say they cannot live without the device.
With iPhone repairs starting at $169 and replacements costing around $250, investing in a well-built case now can save you a trip to the Apple store after a spontaneous dip in the pool or a hazy night out with the guys later. (“I’m not sure what happened. I woke up this morning and it just wouldn’t turn on…”)
So whether you need a case that will stand up to your rigorous training sessions, weekly rock climbs, or just your butterfingers, one of these will do the trick. And to help figure out which works best for your lifestyle, we’ve divided our nine cases into three categories: Most Stylish, Most Durable and Most Functional.