Best iPhone 12 Pro cases 2023

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Do you have an iPhone 12 Pro? It may be the previous generation of iPhone, but it's still a very good device with the fast A14 Bionic chip, triple camera lens system, LiDAR scanner, ProRAW support, and more. Apple did add Ceramic Shield on the iPhone 12 Pro lineup, which means the front glass is more shatter-resistant than before, but it isn't invincible. You should always get a good case for your favorite iPhone, as it not only protects your investment, but it can also add some fun color or style to your life. We've tried a ton of cases at iMore, and these are the cream of the crop when it comes to the best iPhone 12 Pro cases.

Are MagSafe cases necessary?

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While Apple and other manufacturers have made MagSafe-compatible cases, there have been some questions on whether non-MagSafe cases will work with the MagSafe charger.

We can say it's been proven that at least one non-MagSafe case works with the MagSafe charger, and likely that means others will too. However, it ultimately depends on the case — it would have to be thin enough on the back to allow the magnets to connect and allow the induction charging to occur. The good news is there are plenty of thin cases that should work just fine. If you go with a thicker, heavy-duty case, or one that has an integrated wallet or grip on the back, then you may run into issues.

Ultimately, if you buy a case that's not considered MagSafe compatible, you do run the risk that it may not work — so consider your choice wisely. But if you absolutely need MagSafe, then take a look at the best MagSafe-compatible iPhone 12 Pro cases. These cases work wonderfully and are fully compatible with all of the MagSafe accessories out there, such as chargers, wallets, and more, including the official MagSafe Battery Pack.

We recommend the best iPhone 12 Pro cases

There is definitely no shortage out there when you need a new case for your iPhone 12 Pro. In fact, the market can be quite overwhelming, but we've rounded up what we believe to be the best iPhone 12 Pro cases that money can buy. Any of these cases are excellent, but if you want some personal recommendations, don't worry; we have you covered. And while you're at it, don't forget about the best iPhone 12 Pro screen protectors for even more protection.

I personally love the Loopy Case in Iridescent Pearl, and it's what I'm currently using. The Loopy Case is super easy to get on, and the silicon loop grip is insanely useful — I can't go without it! The Loopy lets me use my best iPhone with just one hand comfortably, and I can even carry it without issue while holding a bunch of other stuff in my hand. The loop can also be oriented at a slight angle to suit your dominant hand when holding your phone, which is very handy. Honestly, I can't go back to using my iPhone without a Loopy Case because it's just uncomfortable without it. You can use the promo code "imore10" to get 10% off your total order at Loopy Case.

If you need MagSafe compatibility, I highly recommend Nomad Rugged Case with MagSafe because it is made with genuine Horween leather that develops a fantastic patina over time. It's fully compatible with the best MagSafe accessories. It's also tough and durable and will keep your iPhone safe from everyday wear and tear. I would also recommend the Speck Presidio Perfect Clear + MagSafe because you can see your natural iPhone color, and this is the first Speck case with MagSafe compatibility. Speck is one of my personal favorite brands, so I'm glad to see it finally get some MagSafe options in the lineup.

Joseph Keller contributed to a previous version of this article.

Christine Chan

Christine Romero-Chan was formerly a Senior Editor for iMore. She has been writing about technology, specifically Apple, for over a decade at a variety of websites. She is currently part of the Digital Trends team, and has been using Apple’s smartphone since the original iPhone back in 2007. While her main speciality is the iPhone, she also covers Apple Watch, iPad, and Mac when needed.

When she isn’t writing about Apple, Christine can often be found at Disneyland in Anaheim, California, as she is a passholder and obsessed with all things Disney, especially Star Wars. Christine also enjoys coffee, food, photography, mechanical keyboards, and spending as much time with her new daughter as possible.