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The big Pocket Gamer accessory guide 2017
iPhone 7 cases: best ways to protect your iPhone
Product: Hardware Group Test | Publisher: Steel Media Ltd | Format: iPhone
Updated 20th November: It's Black Friday week, so we've added some timely deals on iPhone 7 cases.

The iPhone 7 has been a massive sales success since it launched a year ago, and while the iPhone 8 and iPhone X are now on the market, we'll have to wait a while until they're in as many hands as last year's model.

It makes sense, then, that we kick off our guides with a round-up of some of the best iPhone 7 and cases around. Needless to say, more than half way through its flagship life cycle, there's a thriving third-party case ecosystem for the phone.

We haven't directly featured any iPhone 7 Plus examples, because the general rule is that case manufacturers make the same case for both sizes - so treat these as recommendations for both models.

Spigen Hybrid Armour

Here's a semi-transparent two-piece Spigen case for a low price - provided you snag it quickly.

Black Friday price: £10 (£10 off)
Buy from Amazon

Torras Ultra-Thin Case

Want to keep things light, minimalist, and cheap? This Torras case could be a decent bet, especially if you snag it at Amazon's Deal of the Day price.

Black Friday price: £8.24 (£2.75 off)
Buy from Amazon

Anker Karapax screen guard

Want to protect the screen of your iPhone 7 from nicks and scratches? Check out these reinforced glass guards, which are twice as strong as non-tempered alternatives and don't interfere with 3D Touch.

Black Friday price: £4.79 (£1.20 off)
Buy from Amazon

Silk Base Grip case

Silk makes some of the best plain and simple iPhone cases in the business, without excessive adornment or gimmicks. This is a simple one-piece TPU case that fits nice and tightly, and keeps your £700 phone safe without hurting your eyes or your wallet. What more do you want?

Suggested price: £9.18
Buy from Amazon

Speck Presidio Grip

A case that's thin and goes big on protection? That's the ambitious idea with the Presidio Grip, which will keep your iPhone 7 safe from drops of up to 10 feet, but doesn't look like a breeze block. Oh, and as the name suggests, it makes your iPhone very grippy too.

Suggested price: £20
Buy from Amazon

Mophie Juice Pack Air

Like the idea of Apple's Smart Battery Case, but don't like that funny bump on the back? This Mophie case provides a bump-free alternative, whilst boosting your iPhone 7's battery life to a total of 27 hours. It also supports wireless charging, which Apple's solution doesn't.

Suggested price: £50
Buy from Amazon

GEAR4 Carnaby

iPhone cases can be a little humdrum and predictable in their design. It's nice when something a bit different appears, like the GEAR4 Carnaby. You get a smart holey design that lets some of Apple's own design magic shine through. Despite this, the case still provides protection against falls of up to 3 metres in height.

Suggested price: £22.73
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Incipio Esquire

Tired of the usual plastic and leather options for your phone case? The Incipio Esquire offers an attractive alternative - the kind of stylish cloth you might associate more with a jacket or jumper.

Suggested price: £30
Buy from Amazon

Olixar X-Duo

If you're the sort of person who digs that cutting edge racing car aesthetic, the Olixar X-Duo will doubtless rev your engine. It's got a distinctive carbon fibre-style design and an admirable lack of garish logos. Beyond that, it just keeps your iPhone 7 nice and snug and safe.

Suggested price: £20
Buy from Amazon

Apple Leather case

It should come as no surprise to learn that Apple's own iPhone 7 case is the most handsome and snug-fitting out there - nor that it's the most expensive. Still, if you must accessorise your accessories, this is the one.

Suggested price: £40
Buy from Amazon

Apple Smart Battery Case

Want your case to give your iPhone a little more juice? Apple's Smart Battery Case boosts talk time by up to 12 hours - with only a slightly unsightly bulge to show for it.

Suggested price: £100
Buy from Amazon

Silk Vault

Silk really shows Apple how case bulges needn't be unsightly with the Silk Vault - a moulded, angular delight of a thing. The extra space is here put to uses storing up to three of your bank cards, which is handy.

Suggested price: £11.47
Buy from Amazon

Spigen Ultra Hybrid

Spigen is another of the top case makers out there, and the Ultra Hybrid combines subtle semi-transparent looks with a reassuring air-cushioned bymber that will absorb most droppages.

Suggested price: £8
Buy from Amazon

TOZO Ultra-Thin iPhone 7 case

This one looks perfect for those who don't want their cases to sing louder than their phones. Slim, subtle, understated - and cheap.

Suggested price: £8
Buy from Amazon

UAG Trooper

UAG makes big butch cases that can help your phone survive a pretty extreme droppage. This one is no exception, but it'll also hold your bank cards for you.

Suggested price: £30
Buy from Amazon

SwitchEasy Numbers

SwitchEasy has been making the no-nonsense Numbers range for a number of iPhone generations now. They're solid, unassuming, lightweight cases that also keep the lint out of your Lightning port with a handy plug.

Suggested price: £15
Buy from Amazon

Torro Leather Case

If you prefer the all-round protection that a folio case provides, the Torro Leather Case provides such a thing with an extra dose of class. It's made from genuine premium Italian cowhide leather.

Suggested price: £22
Buy from Amazon

Vena vCommute

Vena's case doesn't just fit the iPhone 7 snugly and provide solid protection, it also has a handy kickstand and a wallet compartment on the back. It's the case that keeps on giving.

Suggested price: £15
Buy from Amazon

Nodus Access Case

If you want some high-end class for your high-end phone, check out the Nodus Access Case. It's a leather folio case with a suede inner and a novel micro suction pad mounting system.

Suggested price: £50
Buy from Amazon


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Jon Mundy 20 November 2017
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