Best iPhone SE cases & iPhone 5s cases

We round up the best cases, covers and sleeves, for iPhone 5S and SE. Protect your iPhone from drops and breakage with these excellent cases.

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Apple iPhone SE Leather Case

Apple's iPhone SE case comes in black and an attractive Midnight Blue, and is made from tanned leather and a soft microfibre lining on the inside. 

It’s not too offensively priced for an Apple item that's made of leather either! It’s a good snug fit, which probably means you won't want to take it in and out too often, but it’s slim, so you’ll probably forget it’s even on after a while.

If you're looking for other iPhone accessories, see our round-up of the best accessories for iPhone here. For iPhone 5s and iPhone SE cases, continue reading.

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Apple's iPhone SE case comes in black and an attractive Midnight Blue, and is made from tanned leather and a soft microfibre lining on the inside. 

It’s not too offensively priced for an Apple item that's made of leather either! It’s a good snug fit, which probably means you won't want to take it in and out too often, but it’s slim, so you’ll probably forget it’s even on after a while.

If you're looking for other iPhone accessories, see our round-up of the best accessories for iPhone here. For iPhone 5s and iPhone SE cases, continue reading.

 

tech21 Evo Mesh Case for iPhone SE

tech21 is a great company that specialises in excellent protective cases for tech products, and the iPhone 5s and SE are not exceptions. We recommend the Evo Mesh case, which boasts the company’s FlexShock system – basically a segmented, rubberised bumper that absorbs shock if and when you drop your phone.

 

Caseable iPhone SE cases

Caseable makes to-order cases for tons of different tech products. We've picked out this Ice Blue as an example - it's a snap on case that protects the back and sides of the iPhone, while being grippy enough to stop its sleek body slipping around.

Check out the full Caseable range here - you can even send in your own designs to be put onto their accessories. 

 

Snakehive Wood Back case for iPhone SE

This affordable, well-made wooden case from Snakehive is a smart choice for the iPhone SE. We really like the bamboo (pictured) but you can also opt for rosewood, walnut or cherrywood.

Also compatible with the iPhone 5 and 5s, the case offers sturdy drop protection and access to all ports and buttons. If you're buying through Amazon, the US version only specifies a fit with the iPhone 5 and 5S, though we think it will probably fit the SE as well.

If you don't want to risk it, we recommend checking out the cherrywood or walnut SE-compatible options directly from Snakehive's website. You can check out the rest of Snakehive's iPhone SE case range here too. 

 

Belkin View Case for iPhone SE

If you want a decent case for protecting your iPhone but don’t want to hide its premium look and feel, a case like this from Belkin is a good option. 

The transparent back means you can show off that shiny new rose gold iPhone SE without damaging it.

This case is unavailable in the US.

 

Otterbox Symmetry Cover Case for iPhone SE

The Otterbox Symmetry case is both good-looking and super-durable. It has a dual material construction for extra iPhone protection, but doesn't add too much bulk.

It's available in black, clear & black, dark blue, grey, and red. It is also pleasingly slim for such a protective case.

 

Casetify iPhone SE range

Casetify offers a seemingly endless range of iPhone 5s and SE cases with free shipping to the UK. Its range is a tad on the feminine side, but with so many to choose from we think there will be a design for everyone.

The design is a simple snap case, and there’s also an option to design your own, so get creative with it!

 

Twelve South SurfacePad for iPhone SE

This case by Twelve South, which also makes the popular BookBook range for iPhone 5s and SE, is a great choice if you want a protective case that keeps your phone elegant and slim.

 

Twelve South BookBook for iPhone SE

We love the quirky BookBook range from TwelveSouth, which has been available for a while but is still going strong for iPhone 5s and SE. Designed to look like an antique book, the genuine leather flip case has a built-in camera hole, and provides space for cards, notes, ID and other bits and bobs. 

 

Mophie Juice Pack Helium for iPhone 5

Mophie's popular Juice Pack Helium battery pack case for iPhone 5s and SE is a great option if you're also looking to keep your battery happy. Already a good-looking case, the battery-booster can provide up to 80 percent more battery life to your iPhone.

Of course, in addition to more power, you'll also get protection from bumps, knocks and scratches for the back and sides of your iPhone. What's not to love?

 

Mophie Space Pack for iPhone 5/5s/SE

This is the world's first battery case for iPhone that comes complete with built-in storage. If you've got a 16GB iPhone and find yourself regularly running out of space, here's your solution. 

Compatible with iPhone 5s or SE, the Space Pack is available in 16 or 32GB models, though availability can vary depending on where you're shopping from. If you're in the UK, you can find the 32GB version in gold using the Amazon link above. If you're shopping from the US, only the 16GB version is available (also linked above).

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