Whether you’ve just got your hands on the iPhone X or iPhone Xs, or you are just looking to upgrade your phone with a new look and protection — there’s nothing better to look for than a case.

This is especially true given how expensive these devices really are. The iPhone Xs starts at 999$ and if by any chance you were to break the screen or glass, that would probably be devastating for you and your wallet.

If you protect your iPhone with the right case for your lifestyle, chances are that you will most likely be in the possession of a well-maintained device for longer. The best case for the iPhone Xs or iPhone X will be made out of durable materials, will ensure the screen rarely touches the ground and will preserve the phone’s fanciness.

This year’s smaller-sized iPhone is exactly the same in size as the iPhone X from last year. This is great news for anyone that seeks to upgrade and still keep their cases. If you are still looking to buy a new one, these are our top 5 picks for the best iPhone Xs cases:

Below is our take on the five best cell phone cases for the new iPhone XS Max:

# Image Product Price
1 Vena $25
2 Urban Armor $40
3 i-Blason $22
4 ESR $13
5 Spigen $16


1. Vena iPhone X/XS Wallet Case

Let’s be honest — we all own cards for various stuff. They are just too convenient, except when you forget them. The best way to ensure that you are always in possession of your cards the Vena iPhone X and Xs wallet case.

The dual-layer polycarbonate and TPU design survived 26 drops from 4 feet high, meeting the military drop-test standard (MIL-STD 810G-516.6). The special CornerGuard technology ensures that all four corners of the case are designed to absorb and disperse force from drops

The accessory is available in two colors – rose gold with black and space grey with black. The back pocket can store IDs, credit/debit cards, or transit cards, all while it does not interfere with Apple Pay at all. Overall, it is a great companion for people that travel often.


If you love hiking or climbing, then maybe you need some better protection for your iPhone X/Xs. If you are looking for the most durable case out there, then it is most definitely the URBAN ARMOR GEAR UAG.

It covers your phone and has a front-facing bump, to ensure that the screen will not touch the ground if it falls. The case also meets military drop-test standards – MIL-STD 810G 516.6 – providing increased shock protection exactly when you need it the most.

The best part? It comes in many different colors to chose from! Its ultra-responsive tactile buttons deliver a crisp, clear click-feel for enhanced functionality. It is Apple Pay and wireless charging compatible.

3. i-Blason Ares Case

The iBlason Ares case is a full-body case with 360-degree protection that ensures your phones safety pretty nicely! It is rugged and comes in several different colors to match all different appearance options available.

The case has a fortified wraparound bumper on the front, made out of shock-absorbent TPU materials. Whenever it falls, chances are — your screen won’t touch the ground. The Ares case supports wireless charging and Apple Pay.

4. ESR Soft Slim Case

There is no denying it — the latest iPhones just look stunning. It is sometimes hard to choose between enjoying the looks of it or giving it a good protection. The best solution for this case is the ESR soft slim case for iPhone X and Xs.

It comes in many different shade options, one to match all existing iPhone colors. Apple Pay and wireless charging are fully supported thanks to the impressive 1mm thickness. The special soft TPU material provides a much better protection than standard PC/PP for the glass back of the iPhone X/Xs. The special micro-dot pattern ensures that your phone stays free from “wet look”.

5. Spigen Tough Armor Case

Another stylish option if you are looking for a great protection, while still having a premium-looking device, the Spigen tough armor case is the best way to go. It comes with a small cut on the back of the case, that allows the Apple logo to shine at its best.

The Spigen armor case provides a perfect drop protection all while preserving the natural form-fitted and ergonomic design of the iPhone. Overall, with when with the case on, the iPhone is perfect for daily grip. On the back, there is also a small built-in stand that allows you to view content in landscape mode anywhere.