Best Clear Cases for iPhone XR iMore 2019

The iPhone XR was the first iPhone in years to be released with amazing color options. Sure, you can get classic black or white, but you can also choose blue, yellow, coral, and (PRODUCT) RED. Why would you want to obscure that beauty with an opaque case? Here are some of the best options for protecting it without hiding the color.

Best for Most: Spigen Ultra Hybrid

Staff Favorite

Spigen is known for its high-quality at a reasonable price. The TPU bumper and durable PC back make this a protective hybrid case that won't add a ton of bulk.

From $12 at Amazon

Minimalist: Peel Super Thin Case

A clear Peel case won't detract from your iPhone's appearance. It's barely there! This is only for careful users, however, not for major drop protection.

$29 at Amazon

Reliable: Otterbox Pursuit Series Case

The Otterbox Pursuit Series are some of the toughest clear cases. The bumper is black, but the back is transparent enough to let your color shine through.

$70 at Amazon

Colorful: CASETiFY iPhone XR Cases

CASETiFY offers a ton of colors and styles, many of which are clear with a pattern. New and interesting designs come out often for some truly unique styles.

From $35 at Amazon

Protective: Speck Gemshell

A dual-layer protective bumper and clear back shows off your phone while protecting it from drops. It meets military drop standards but with a slim profile.

From $20 at Amazon

Frosted Look: Silk Nudist

The Nudist has a matte frosted back for slightly filtered appearance. Beyond plain clear, there are some whimsical patterns to choose from as well.

$12 at Amazon

Kickstand Included: ESR Kickstand Case

ESR's Kickstand Case is a clear TPU case with a metal kickstand that can be used at multiple angles. It comes in several colors, including translucent gray.

From $18 at Amazon

Rugged: UAG Plasma Series

This tough case meets military drop-test standards and has a robust, masculine feel. Despite the solid appearance, the case is surprisingly light-weight.

$33 at Amazon

Metallic Edge: DTTO Lightning Series Case

This clear TPU case from DTTO has a metallic edge to add a touch of color and shine. Choose from red, blue, black, gold, or silver at different price points.

From $13 at Amazon

Glittery: Lontect Sparkling Clear Case

Lontect offers a slim, clear TPU case with just a little something extra: glitter! The design sparkles while the reinforced edges add protection.

$13 at Amazon

Rigid: Caudabe Synthesis

Caudabe's Synthesis is thin but powerful. The bumper is flexible and textured so your iPhone won't slip out of your hands, but the back is smooth and rigid.

$25 at Amazon

Basic Design: Trianium Clarium Case

This is a basic, inexpensive option. It's just a clear, shock-absorbing, scratch-resistant case that won't detract from the beauty of your iPhone XR.

From $8 at Amazon

Eye-Catching: Ciel by Cyrill Case

Here is a fun, inexpensive clear case with a pattern printed on it. Cover your iPhone with cacti, pineapples, roses, and more.

From $13 at Amazon

Affordable: TEAM LUXURY Clear iPhone XR Case

This basic clear case is about as cheap as it gets. But it's more than just a basic case; it has added protection at the corners where you need it most.

$9 at Amazon

Super Secure: X-Doria Military Grade iPhone Case

Rugged, reliable, and ready to protect from 10ft drops, the X-Doria Military Grade iPhone Case is a clear case with a lot of additional protection.

$40 at Amazon

Which is best for you?

Whether you're choosing an iPhone XR in a fun color like red or yellow, or a classic color like silver or space gray, you're going to want to show it off. Clear cases allow you to do that while still offering some protection. My personal favorite is the Spigen Ultra Hybrid because it looks great and offers solid protection against scratches and scuffs.

If you want to have a little fun with color and pattern but still want the iPhone XR to show through, the Ciel by Cyrill Case is a nice option. If you find yourself needed to prop up your iPhone, the ESR Kickstand Case will certainly come in handy. If you want to truly unique case, go for CASETiFY and choose one of their visually stimulating transparent designs.

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