Best iPhone 12 Pro Max Rugged Cases 2022

Best Rugged Cases For Iphone 12 Pro Max
Best Rugged Cases For Iphone 12 Pro Max (Image credit: X-Doria)

The iPhone 12 has the toughest screen of any iPhone before it, but that doesn't make it invincible. And if you're rough on your phones, you know that the corners and back panel are just as susceptible to damage. Anyone who works or plays hard should have a heavy-duty case to protect that expensive smartphone from damage. These are the best iPhone 12 Pro Max rugged cases to keep your handset in pristine condition no matter what you put it through.

Go rugged or go home

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Don't risk damage to your gorgeous iPhone 12 Pro Max. If you're hard on your phones, you'll need one of the best iPhone 12 Pro Max rugged cases to keep it looking like new. We're big fans of the OtterBox Defender Series because it has stood the test of time, building virtually indestructible cases for iPhones for over 10 years.

If you'd prefer something a little more affordable, the Raptic Shield is also a super protective case that isn't as expensive as other military-grade cases. This one also offers some fun color options. There's plenty of options on this list to fit different budgets and lifestyles; choose the one that fits you.

Jaclyn Kilani

Jaclyn Kilani is a content writer at iMore. She's a longtime Apple addict with a flair for creating (written works, design, photos; you name it!) on her devices. Jaclyn has also worked in the marketing sector for over 16 years, dabbling in a bit of everything from writing to graphic design and digital marketing. In her heart of hearts, however, she is a born writer and an avid reader who adores everything about the written word. Someday she may even churn out a book or two.

Throughout her career, Jaclyn has also developed something of an addiction to all things Apple. Her professional and personal life is enhanced by an ever-growing collection of iPhones, iPads, MacBooks, Apple Watches, and even AirTags. Luckily, this expensive habit is of great use to her work at iMore, where she writes with authority on Apple products and the accessories that go with them.