Best iPhone 13 mini cases iMore 2021

For another year, Apple has brought back a smaller form factor for its most popular product. 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. Also, don't forget an iPhone 13 mini screen protector. 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.

Iphone 13 Mini Silicone Case Pink Final

Apple's own: Apple Silicone Case with MagSafe

Staff Pick

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. You can choose from a variety of colors, and of course, it's MagSafe compatible.

Spigen Iphone 13 Mini

It's Spigen: Spigen Ultra Hybrid clear case

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 it won't cover up your new iPhone's gorgeous design.

$15 at Amazon
Kate Spade New York Iphone Mini

An eye turner: kate spade new york Protective Hardshell Case

The kate spade new york Daisy Iridescent Foil/White/Clear/Gems case is beautifully designed to match your pretty style. Despite its splashy look, the case is still lightweight and offers an easy-grip design perfect for everyday use.

$22 at Amazon
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Another winner: Apple Leather Case with MagSafe

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.

Spidercase Iphone 13 Mini

Great alternative: Spidercase for iPhone 13 mini

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.

$26 at Amazon
Moshi Strap Iphone 13 Mini

Hands-free convenience: Moshi Altra Slim Hardshell Case With Strap

This slim case features a detachable wrist strap to provide hands-free convenience, and a textured pattern improves the grip on your phone. This case is compatible with our SnapTo Series.

$45 at Moshi
Coach Iphone 13 Mini

Stylish: Coach Protective Case

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.

$50 at Incipio
Iphone 13 Mini Clear Case

Clearly cool: Apple Clear Case

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.

Uag Iphone 13 Mini

Rugged choice: UAG Designed for iPhone 13 Mini Case

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.

$60 at Amazon
Clarity Case Iphone 13 Mini

Works with Qi wireless charging: Mous Clarity Phone Case

The Mous MagSafe features ultra-protective AiroShock impact absorbing technology. The backplate is engineered out of polycarbonate, which is a material that drastically slows the process of UV discoloration.

$55 at Mous
Caseology Iphone 13 Mini

Slim profile: Caseology Nano Pop

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.

$17 at Amazon
Otterbox Commuter Iphone 13 Mini

Popular choice: OtterBox Commuter Series Case for iPhone 13 Mini

A long-time favorite of iPhone owners, the Otterbox Commuter is pocket-friendly and made with 35% recycled plastic. It features a dual-layer, soft inner slipcover, and hard outer shell.

$40 at Amazon
Torras Slim Fit Iphone 13 Mini

Extra thin: TORRAS Slim Fit

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.

from $17 at Amazon
Apple Leather Wallet

Something extra: Apple Leather Wallet with MagSafe

Crafted from specially tanned and finished European leather, the wallet features strong built-in magnets that allow it to effortlessly snap into place on the back of your iPhone.

$60 at Amazon

Which one should you choose?

Any of the cases on this list would be a good choice. It all depends on which features and looks you like. However, out of all of them, the Apple Silicone MagSafe Case is an easy choice. Apple engineers cases that 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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