No matter how much Apple boasts about the durability of the iPhone 8 glass back, it’s still prone to breakage. Your mobile’s screen can be kept safe by applying screen protectors, however, for the glass back you need a sturdy case (especially when its back glass is more expensive to fix than the screen).
Whether you want style, extreme durability, or extra features like a kickstand, there are a plethora of cases for iPhone 8 and 8 Plus to choose the best for your needs. Below I have listed 20 best iPhone 8 and 8 Plus cases that can offer reliable protection to your new iPhone.
Specifically manufactured for iPhone 8, this Trianium case is made to offer optimum durability and ease of use. It has a shock absorbing TPU inner and slightly bulged corners to prevent direct pressure to the glass back. It also has a belt holster that doubles up as a kickstand for hands-free viewing. ($16.95)
This is a leather wallet case to safe keep both your iPhone 8 and your cards. The case offers front, back, and corners protection to your phone, and has 3 slots to slide in your cards. There is also a pocket to keep cash, and the case doubles up as a horizontal view kickstand. ($12.99)
If you want protection and also want to show off your new iPhone 8, then this is the case you should get. It’s a slim and completely transparent iPhone 8 case that keeps the phone still in view while offering reliable protection. The case has passed Otterbox over 24 drop tests, and it’s raised edges also protect the screen. ($44.95)
A minimal case that only focuses on keeping the slim look of your phone. It’s extremely slim being just 0.45mm thin. There are precise cutouts for buttons, camera, and ports, and a transparent version of the case is also available if you want to keep the phone in view. ($25)
Another fully transparent iPhone 8 case that lets you show off your iPhone 8 while protecting it. The case has a diamond back design that really enhances your iPhone look, and it uses air cushion system to absorb shocks. Additionally, both front and back plate is raised to prevent scratching or directly impacting the phone.
Another case for you daredevils out there who have a higher tendency of dropping their phone often. This heavy case fully covers your phone with an inner shell, durable outer cover, and a screen protector (plastic one). The case keeps your phone safe from drops and even dust with its port covers. ($44.96)
If the above offering from OtterBox seems a rather expensive, then i-Blason also has a cheap yet durable option. The case has polycarbonate exterior and TPU interior with a screen protector to fully protect your device. There are shock absorbent cushions on the corners to prevent damage from drops. ($16.19)
If you loved the metallic back of the previous iPhones, then you’ll surely love this case. It’s a metal case that is sturdy and keeps your phone safe from up to 10-feet drops. Although I doubt it will work with your phone’s wireless charger. ($44.95)
This case basically has two parts, there’s a cover style case to snug on your phone for protection and then you can attach a wallet style case over it. It has been vigorously tested for up to 10-feet drop protection and both cases successfully survived the drops. There are also concealed pockets to slip in two cards. ($49.95)
It’s a dual protection case with hard polycarbonate surroundings and smooth TPU base. The TPU base has a geometric design that offers better grip and also looks awesome. There are dedicated button coverings that offer crisp feedback and prevent dust. ($13.99)
A very slim and sleek iPhone case that is also very durable, Ansiwee Armor has a TPU and PU finishing with a very slim and transparent design. There are 4 raised areas at the back to protect scratches and guard the phone from side drops. ($8.99)
It’s a nice wallet case for your iPhone 8 Plus with multiple features for convenience. Inside, there are multiple slots to slip in cash or cards and the wallet protects the phone from all the sides. There is also the detachable wrist strap to easily carry it around, and you can also use it as a kickstand for hands-free viewing. ($9.99)
A fully transparent case for your iPhone 8 Plus that covers your phone from all sides with a durable PU material body. What makes this case so interesting is its glass tempered screen protection that basically gives your iPhone 8’s screen another life. Overall, it’s a slim, durable, and well thought out case that is available at an affordable price. ($19.95)
This best seller iPhone case is probably the best deal you can get for your money. It’s a fully transparent iPhone case that offers amazing protection without changing the look of your phone. It’s a light and slim case with TPU finishing to absorb shocks. Although it doesn’t have a screen protector, it’s raised front corners do prevent scratches on the screen. ($6.99)
Evo Gem is all about making your iPhone 8 Plus look exquisite while still protecting it from up to 10-feet drops. Although it’s not fully transparent, you can still see the phone in different colors depending on your choice of the case. Evo Gem is available in green, pink, and lilac colors, and has a gem style back that looks really beautiful. ($39.95)
Spigen Tough Armor focuses on offering the best protection to your phone along with a sleek design. The case has dual-layered protection with TPU body and PC material back. It uses Air Cushion technology to absorb drops, and the case is raised from the front and back to prevent direct contact. There is even a kickstand for hands-free viewing. ($20.99)
Coming from OtterBox, the case does offer great protection, but its amazing collection of designs is what makes it interesting. It has up to 24 different designs to choose from. Some are simple and some are a complete work of art. Even the buttons and cutouts have different designs. For better protection, it has dual-layer protection with raised sides. ($49.99)
It’s a premium iPhone 8 Plus case that has been fully constructed with high-quality leather. The case has dedicated button covers to prevent dust and provide crisp feedback, and the precise cuts ensure easy access to ports. Of course, it can’t offer as good protection as other hard cases, but the protection is still reliable if you don’t drop the phone too often. ($59)
Another premium leather case that offers great style with reinforced protection. It’s a wallet style slim case for iPhone 8 Plus that has premium leather outside and stiff material inside for added protection. There is a card slot as well and the case passes OtterBox strict 10-ft drop tests. ($59.95)
A beautiful case with an amazing marble design. This is actually made of sturdy TPU material that offers reliable protection from drops while giving a soft feeling. The printing uses IMD technology that never fades, and the phone is available in 22 graphics. The material is anti-scratch and anti-smudge. ($10.88)
All of the above cases offer enough protection to keep your iPhone 8 and Plus safe in regular use. Although, some of these durable cases can sustain even a powerful hit, most will only be able to survive a 10-feet drop. I personally like OtterBox Defender Series for iPhone 8 and Matone for iPhone 8 Plus. Which one of these cases did you like?