The iPhone 13 mini is small enough to hold and use one-handed. However, drops can still happen, so you should be safe and use a case on your smartphone. We've rounded up some of our favorite cases for the iPhone 13 mini and watch this list grow over time as new cases arrive.
You can't go wrong with a case designed by Apple itself. You know it will be gorgeous, and the fit and finish will be perfect for your new iPhone 13 mini. You can choose from various colors, and of course, it's MagSafe compatible.
One of the first iPhone case manufacturers out of the gate each year is Spigen, and once again, it's ready to protect your latest smartphone. However, this case will get the job done for much less than similar options in the marketplace. Additionally, it's clear so that it won't cover up your new iPhone's gorgeous design.
If you're looking for something a little bit more sophisticated, consider Apple's leather case for the iPhone 13 mini. Available in five colors, including Wisteria, Dark Cherry, and Golden Brown, the case is beautifully designed and durable enough to last for the life of the smartphone.
This less expensive case comes with a built-in screen protector, has passed the 5GS 10-foot military-grade drop test, and has an IP68 water resistance rating. It also offers flexible and easy access to all buttons and ports and a clear back to show off your iPhone.
This slim case features a detachable wrist strap to provide hands-free convenience, and a textured pattern improves the grip on your phone. In addition, this case is compatible with the company's SnapTo Series.
This lightweight hardshell offers a closed bottom and shock-resistant frame. Styled with signature Coach patterns and graphics, the case provides drop protection up to 10 feet and is wireless and Apple MagSafe compatible.
It might look plain, but the official Clear Case from Apple is impressive nonetheless. Buy it to show off your latest purchase and watch everyone turn their heads.
This case is handcrafted in a feather-light construction. It has five layers of protection featuring UAG's signature armor frame, shock-resistant core, layered with top-grain leather, a polycarbonate shear plate, alloy metal hardware, and impact-resistant rubber surround.
Works with Qi wireless charging
The Mous MagSafe features ultra-protective AiroShock impact absorbing technology. In addition, the backplate is engineered out of polycarbonate, which is a material that drastically slows the process of UV discoloration.
Available in various colors, the Nano Pop has a terrific grip while remaining lint and dust-free in your pockets. The two-tone design looks striking next to a brand new iPhone 13 mini, and the case includes a raised ring around the camera for additional protection.
A long-time favorite of iPhone owners, the Otterbox Commuter is pocket-friendly and made with 35% recycled plastic. In addition, it features a dual-layer, soft inner slipcover, and hard outer shell.
The iPhone 13 Mini slim case is only 0.03 inches, and it weighs 0.5 oz, so it's as light as a feather but still provides more protection than other paper-thin cases on the market.
Crafted from specially tanned and finished European leather, the wallet features built-in solid magnets that allow it to snap into place on the back of your iPhone effortlessly. This wallet also works with Apple's Find My.
The ORNARTO is one of the most popular iPhone 13 mini cases on Amazon. Elegant and stylish, it's made from Liquid silicone and offers durable, two-layer construction.
Twelve South's iconic BookBook is now available for the iPhone 13 mini. MagSafe compatible, the 3-in-1 leather wallet case offers a display stand and removable magnetic shell.
For something pretty, consider one of the Rifle Paper Co designs, including Garden Party Blue, Marguerite, Wild Flowers, and Willow. Each is beautifully designed and unique.
The OtterBox case is compatible with the Apple MagSafe charger and wireless charging and is made with 50% recycled plastic. Additionally, raised edges protect the camera and screen.
Which one should you choose?
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Any of the cases on this list would be a good choice. It all depends on which features and looks you like. However, the Apple Silicone MagSafe Case is an easy choice out of all of them. Apple-engineered cases fit to perfection and come in fun colors. Plus, only Apple's cases sport that coveted Apple logo.
If you want something that shows off your phone's cool color scheme, you might want to check out Spigen's Ultra Hybrid. Spigen is always a reliable choice for iPhone cases, and the Ultra Hybrid is no exception. A lot of these cases are also MagSafe compatible, so if you want to dress up your iPhone 13 mini even more, then take a look at other MagSafe accessories.
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Bryan M. Wolfe has written about technology for over a decade on various websites, including TechRadar, AppAdvice, and many more. Before this, he worked in the technology field across different industries, including healthcare and education. He’s currently iMore’s lead on all things Mac and macOS, although he also loves covering iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch. Bryan enjoys watching his favorite sports teams, traveling, and driving around his teenage daughter to her latest stage show, audition, or school event in his spare time. He also keeps busy walking his black and white cocker spaniel, Izzy, and trying new coffees and liquid grapes.