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Best iPhone 12 Rugged Cases 2020

Best Iphone 12 Rugged Cases
Best Iphone 12 Rugged Cases (Image credit: PITAKA)

If you're a butterfingers like me, you've probably broken and dented a few iPhones in your day. Although those ultra thin cases look great, they just don't hold up to the rough treatment my iPhones receive, so I always buy heavy-duty cases with military-grade protection. My iPhone 12 is no exception. After a few years of trying out different types of cases, these are my picks for the best iPhone 12 rugged cases.

Bottom line

Stop worrying about damaging your iPhone, and rest assured with one of the best iPhone 12 rugged cases. We prefer the LifeProof Next (opens in new tab) for a combination of heavy-duty protection, sharp design, and long-term reliability. This brand has been producing excellent protective cases for over ten years.

If that case is out of your budget, try Spigen Tough Armor (opens in new tab). This case offers military-grade impact protection at a great low price point. Once you have your iPhone 12 properly cased, you can enjoy all your favorite adventures without a thought for dropping your phone.

Jaclyn Kilani
Contributor

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.