While it's fairly costly and requires an included adapter for headphones, the LifeProof is arguably the best tough iPhone case on the market.
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HitCase promises to protect iPhones from shock and water while making them useful as action cameras, We put one to the test with a 35 mph drop.
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Combat bacteria and radiation with these stylish leather cell phone cases.
Musubo's Ripple case for iPhone 4/4S will attract some people with its design, but unless you're the type to polish your case daily, better stick to darker shades or move on.
Though the bamboo aesthetic looks cool, this XA Wireless Vortex case is too fragile and keeps breaking.
The company's delayed iPhone 4/4S waterproof case will begin shipping on February 22. OtterBox is also showing off an upcoming extended battery case.
If you dig the natural aesthetic but don't want a clunky case, Carved's skins are a good alternative.
It's not cheap, but the Tech21 Impact Band provides solid protection for your iPhone while showing a welcome bit of innovation.
Ballistic's LifeStyle Smooth Series is an affordable, stylish, and durable case with just a few quirks.
The newest iPhones are top-to-bottom better phones with lots of enhancements; iPhone 6 owners don't need the upgrade, but everyone else should seriously consider it.