Best AirPods & AirPods 2 Cases iMore 2020
The charging case for your AirPods and AirPods 2 are perfect for protecting those precious in-ear miracles. But what about protecting the Charging Case? The hard shell can get scratched and scuffed just like any other device, and let's not even talk about what might happen if you drop the case from 4 feet off the ground. If you're in the market for a case to protect your AirPods charging case or you want to slip it into something that suits your personality better, we've got a list of the best cases to suit your needs.
These cases all fit the first and second-generation AirPods Charging Case, including the Wireless Charging Case.
- Clip-on protection: Twelve South AirSnap
- Hard case plus: CaseSack Travel Case
- Silicone sleek: Elago Silicone case
- Two-piece protection: Nomad Rugged case
- Completely waterproof: Catalyst waterproof case
- Leather pouch: Walker Leather AirPods Pouch
- Seriously rugged: Jasontric Rugged AirPods case
- Soft shell: TXesign Neoprene Carrying Sleeve
- Leather capsule: Burkely AirPods Case
- Fidget spinner: ZenPod
- So cute!: Lovekiss Cute Owl Pouch
It's leather. It has a snap closure top. It protects your AirPods or AirPods 2 case in style. What more could you want? Oh, a clip so you can hang it from your backpack zipper or keychain? Done. It's all-over protection with style.
The CaseSack has a hard shell covered with a material that complements your color of choice (cloth or PU leather). It zips up to keep everything secure and has two mesh pockets inside. It's large enough to fit your AirPods or AirPods 2, a Lightning cable, and a wall charger. You're set for anything.
This silicone case slips right over your AirPods and AirPods 2 Charging Case and adds just a slight bit of thickness with its impact-resistant material. It's got a soft coating to help with grip and keeps dust from sticking to it. It also comes in glow-in-the-dark!
If you want simple protection, Nomad's Horween leather case is perfect. It is a two-piece hard case with a beautiful leather exterior. It protects your AirPods or AirPods 2 with a bit of class.
Keep your AirPods or AirPods 2 charging case sealed up tight for your next dive. Catalyst's thick silicone case leaves no crack or port exposed, but you can still open the top to grab your AirPods and charge the case without removing it.
Rugged elegance is what I like to call this case. Its rawhide style design evokes a bit of a "cowboy out west" vibe. It comes in a variety of colors, including a nice burnished red, and an embossed Burkely logo.
Outdoorsy types will love this super thick silicone shockproof case. It is ultra-protective, comes with a carabiner clip, and even includes a strap for the AirPods or AirPods 2. You could play hacky-sack with your AirPods case without worrying about damaging it (Editor's note: don't play hacky-sack with your AirPods case).
This rough-and-tumble carrying case is made of neoprene and lycra to keep your AirPods charging case safe from the elements. It has a velcro strap across the front to keep the flap securely closed and a D-ring on top so you can attach it to any style of clip.
Looking like a pillbox from the 1800s, the Burkley is unique. While most cases are molded to fit the AirPods Case, this one takes a few liberties with the design. If you like a straight edge here and there, get this in either brown or black.
We all do it; snap the AirPods case open and shut, fidgeting about without even realizing it. The ZenPod is the perfect case for satisfying your need to fidget with a spinner built-in. Just flick your case round-and-round while you're chatting with friends. It's mesmerizing.
My personal favorite
If you want to add a little style and a lot of protection to your AirPods or AirPods 2 Charging Case, these are the best-in-class. There's something on this list for everyone - every case has its perks, but if you want to know my faves... I keep my AirSnap AirPods case with me at all times, and it's never lost because it's clipped to my bag. It's even got a cutaway so I can see the charging status light on the AirPods 2.
If you're trying to save a couple of bucks, I recommend the TXesign Neoprene Carrying Sleeve. It's got that gamer look to it, and it'll protect your AirPods Charging Case without taking up to much space.
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