Best iPhone 11 Pro Cases iMore 2021

The iPhone 11 Pro is a beautiful device, but part of that beauty comes from the fact that it's almost entirely made of glass. The best iPhone is the iPhone that stays intact, and the best iPhone 11 Pro cases are the only way to ensure that your iPhone stays in tip-top shape. Luckily, there's quite a selection of cases covering all kinds of styles and materials. Here are the best iPhone 11 Pro cases.

Extreme gripping: Smartish Kung Fu Grip

Staff Favorite

The Kung Fu Grip case from Smartish features an especially-grippy texture to help you keep your hold on your iPhone, even through strenuous activity.

Affordable protection: ESR Air Armor iPhone 11 Pro Case

This affordable clear hardshell case keeps your iPhone protected while letting you continue to admire beautiful colors.

$10 at Amazon

Crystal clear: Spigen Liquid Crystal Case

This clear case allows you to get the full effect of your iPhone's color while keeping it protected without taking up a lot of extra room.

$11 at Amazon

Get dancing: Smartish Dancing Queen

The case features space for up to five cards and some cash, as well as an adjustable cross-body strap for hands-free carrying along with a wristband.

Protective color: Case-Mate Tough Clear iPhone 11 Pro Case

From the confetti of Waterfall to the bright neon pink and yellow options, Case-Mate's cases let you express your style in your iPhone's protection.

From $15 at Amazon

Armor your iPhone: Spigen Liquid Air Armor

This lightweight Spigen case has an anti-slip matte surface and uses air cushioning for increased protection against drops.

$12 at Amazon

A slim hold: Grip2ü SLIM

Another set of cases from Grip2ü, the SLIM line protects your iPhone while looking stylish. This lightweight case comes in six colorful styles.

$25 at Amazon

Leave the wallet behind: Smartish Wallet Slayer Vol. 2

The Wallet Slayer has room for up to three credit and debit cards, as well as cash. You can also use a credit card as a kickstand to prop up your iPhone.

A little wooden: Kerf Wood Case

These beautiful wooden cases offer protection and style, with several kinds of wood available from which to select, including Cherry, Maple, and Sycamore.

$69 at Kerf

Colorfully official: Apple Silicone Case

Apple's official silicone case is fairly basic, but it comes in a vast selection of colors and offers great protection for the side and back of your iPhone.

Leather jacket for your iPhone: Nomad Tri-folio Wallet Case

As protective as it is beautiful, this case lets you ditch your wallet for an all-in-one protection solution for your iPhone 11 Pro.

$80 at Amazon

Barely there: Totallee Thin iPhone Case

This super-thin, super-light case should keep the glass on the back of your iPhone safe from scratches wherever you go.

$27 at Amazon

Chase your style: Sonix iPhone 11 Pro case

Sonix's case for the iPhone 11 Pro comes in a large selection of styles, with several solid colors and vibrant patterns available to choose from.

$19 at Amazon

Safe and stable: Otter + Pop Defender

OtterBox is known for its tough cases, and this case wraps your iPhone in a protective shell while making it easier to hold with a built-in Pop Socket.

Do not flip out: Lifeproof FLiP

A wallet case from Lifeproof, the FLiP's cardholder keeps two credit cards on the back of the case rather than the front and turns into a media-viewing stand.

A safer commute: OtterBox Commuter

The iPhone 11 Pro edition of the OtterBox Commute offers a better texture for an easier grip with this simple hardshell case.

The royal treatment: UAG Monarch

The Monarch case for iPhone 11 Pro features five-layer protection and combines metal hardware with leather accents for stylish, yet tough, phone defense.

Stately option: Mujjo Leather Wallet case

Mujjo's wallet case holds two to three cards on the back of the case for quick and easy access, and comes in beautiful black, blue, and brown color options.

For something different: Mous Protective Case Limitless 3.0

Lined with AiroShock, Mous' lineup offers impact protection in a slim design. Offered in various colors, the case includes authentic materials and supports wireless charging.

Thinking thin: Spigen Thin Fit

This thin Spigen case features raised edges on both the front and the rear camera cutout, offering additional protection if your phone falls flat.

Tough wallet: Spigen Slim Armor CS

A different kind of wallet case, this hardshell from Spigen keeps up to two cards in a protected compartment, easily accessed via a sliding door.

$19 at Amazon

Official option: Apple Leather Case

Apple's official leather case for the iPhone 11 Pro comes in six great color options to combine great basic protection and style.

Keep cards hidden: Bellroy Phone Case - 3 Card

The compartment on the back of this protective case keeps your credit cards safe yet out of the way and hidden, so they're only there when you need them.

$75 at Amazon

Custom protection: Lucrin Custom iPhone 11 Pro Case

Add a more personalized touch with Lucrin's customization options, which let you pick from the company's wide selection of color schemes as well as a letter to be emblazoned on the back.

$69 at Lucrin

Double duty: Incipio DualPro

Incipio's DualPro case features two layers of protection for your phone. The outer shell is rigid and scratch-resistant, while the inner layer protects against more serious bumps and drops.

Built to survive: Griffin Survivor Endurance

The Survivor Endurance by Griffin is a rugged, slim option, offering protection against drops, dings against the back of the phone, and covering the buttons for extra protection. It features a textured grip for better grip.

Extreme walleting: Pad & Quill Bella Fino

The wallet case for those that don't want to carry a separate wallet. Now with an elastic strap!

$90 at Pad & Quill

Fear no impact: Catalyst Impact

Withstands impacts from drops of up to 9.9ft, all in a slim design also meant to cover your whole phone. Features a rotating mute switch and button covers that allow full functionality while keeping your iPhone safe.

$40 at Amazon

Hybrid protection: Spigen Ultra Hybrid

This thin, clear case combines TPU and polycarbonate to create a protective case with a flexible bumper around the edges and a rigid back for extra defense against drops.

$13 at Amazon

Extreme drop protection: Speck Presidio Pro

Speck's Presidio Pro case comes in five excellent colors and will protect your iPhone against drops of up to 13 feet, while still having a soft, matte-finished exterior.

$19 at Amazon

Colorful shell: Speck CandyShell Grip

This colorful hardshell case from Speck offers excellent grip thanks to its raised rubber ridges, making sure that the case will stay in your hand as long as you use it.

$14 at Amazon

Stylish and practical: Snakehive Vintage Leather Wallet

The Snakehive case is made from soft matte velvet-like European Nubuck leather that will age beautifully over time. It includes a secure rubberized TUP holder to keep your phone in place. Available in multiple color choices.

$37 at Amazon

Booksmart: Twelve South BookBook for iPhone 11 Pro

Twelve South's BookBook line of cases has long been a favorite for many types of Apple products, from MacBooks to iPads. The new case for the iPhone 11 Pro features the same book-like, leather outer shell, three card slots, and space for some cash.

$70 at Amazon

Dunk and dive: Catalyst Waterproof Case

Catalyst makes great protective cases for your iPhone, with the Waterproof keeping it safe from scratches, moderate drops, and, most importantly, submersion in up to 33 ft. of water.

$90 at Amazon

Keep it going: Apple Smart Battery Case

Apple's Smart Battery Case really lives up to its name, delivering enough power to your iPhone to keep it going all day and all night. Supports wireless charging, and now comes with a dedicated camera button for quick photos.

Tough protection: Gear4 Holborn Case

D3O protects Gear4's case for a thin yet strong defense against drops and scratches. Soft to the touch, this case is also wireless charging-compatible, so you don't need to sacrifice convenience for safety.

Colorfully rugged: OtterBox Symmetry

The Symmetry is OtterBox's version of a slim case, while it's still sturdy enough to protect your iPhone against serious drops. It has raised edges around the screen and camera bump and comes in an assortment of beautiful colors.

Full-grain protection: Woolnut Leather Case

Available in Black, Racing Green, and Cognac color options, this full-grain leather case is a handsome choice for the protection of your iPhone 11 Pro.

Game-ready: Razer Arctech Pro

Known for its gaming accessories, Razer has now ventured into the realm of iPhone cases, with this thermaphene-lined case that redirects heath through its lining through venting on the back of the case to improve cooling performance.

Beautifully defended: Otterbox Strada

This folio case from Otterbox defends your iPhone on all sides with a hard plastic shell connected to a beautiful leather case that has enough space to hold cards and some cash.

Total protection: Lifeproof FRĒ

Lifeproof has long been a name associated with tough phone cases, and the FRÉ is no different, offering protection from water, snow, dirt, and drops.

A light protective touch: UAG Plasma

Lighter than UAG's Monarch cases, the Plasma line of cases offers a lighter frame while still defending your iPhone against drops. Available in a wide range of beautiful colors.

Popping off: OtterBox Figura + Pop

Like its more rugged brother, the Otter + Pop Defender, the Figura features an integrated spot for a PopSocket, allowing you to get a more secure grip on your iPhone. It comes in four vibrant colors and a slim, pocketable form factor.

$60 at Apple

Get a grip: Speck Presidio Grip

The Speck Presidio Grip not only keeps your iPhone protected if it's dropped but also protects it from being dropped in the first place thanks to its integrated rigged grips.

Power up: mophie Juice Pack Access

Extend your iPhone's waking hours with this battery case from mophie. The Juice Pack Access charges your iPhone wirelessly, letting you use the phone's Lightning port for other things. The case itself can also be charged wirelessly or through a USB-C cable.

Our recommendations

As we mention in our iPhone 11 Pro review. The all-glass design is beautiful but prone to scratches and scuffs. While there are a lot of cases to choose from, here are some additional recommendations for the best iPhone 11 Pro cases.

Of all of these cases, I'd go with the Smartish Kung Fu Grip. It's a fairly protective case with a grippy texture that should keep your iPhone in your hand, where it belongs. It's also fairly inexpensive, which is great if you just want a case for your phone ASAP.

If you're a fan of thin cases, Totallee makes some of the best out there, and the colors are always excellent and vibrant. And for something in leather, it's hard to beat Nomad's Tri-folio wallet case.

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