Best Magnetic iPhone XR Cases iMore 2020

Yes, you could always add a magnetic sticker onto the back of your existing iPhone case to make it magnetic, but that's no way to treat your beautiful, high-end phone! Opt for a sleek case with a magnet already included to make life easier and maintain the elegant look of your iPhone XR.

Gorgeous finishes: Mous Limitless 2.0

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Available in five classic materials, the Limitless 2.0 case uses embedded magnets to attach to a few compatible accessories that are available directly from Mous. Beyond magnetic mounts, these include cardholders and flip-open folio wallets. These cases look great and keep your phone safe via AiroShock protection.

From $45 at Amazon

Multifunctional solution: Dockem Luxe M2 Wallet Case

This is an excellent all-in-one magnetic case. For one, it's professional and stylish in a canvas-style twill pattern. The two slots in the back are perfect for storing a few cards or IDs, and the magnet is placed on the top portion of the case so it won't impede wireless charging or card storage.

$15 at Amazon

Grippy Protection: Case Mate Tough Grip

Case-Mate offers high-quality protection in an attractive, slim case. This Tough Grip Case promises 10ft drop protection along with the imbedded magnetic plate that will work with any magnetic mount. The grippy texture around the edges prevents accidental drops, and the case is compatible with wireless charging.

$30 at Amazon

Clear with a kickstand: JIDUO Clear Case for iPhone XR

This clear case is perfect for showing off the iPhone XR's bright colors. It's made of flexible TPU that offers protection against scratches and small bumps. The handy ring on the back works as a finger handle or a kickstand, and since it's made of metal, it also works with magnetic mounts.

$13 at Amazon

Luxurious leather: Nodus Shell Case II +Micro Dock

This beautiful and slim leather case comes with its own magnetic mount. It's a high-end accessory made of full-grain, vegetable-tanned Italian leather in either Chestnut Brown or Ebony Black – even the buttons are leather. The Shell Case II is also built to be fully Qi-compatible thanks to its Magnetic Shielding tech.

$50 at Nodus

Budget-friendly: Haobuy Ultra Thin

If you want an inexpensive, basic case, this is it. Available in solid black, red, and navy, the Haobuy soft TPU case offers protection against minor bumps and scratches with shock-absorbing materials. It includes a thin magnetic plate inside, but unfortunately, this case does not support wireless charging.

$10 at Amazon

Best cute design: iProducts US Engraved Elephant Case

Most magnetic cases on the market are plain or impersonal, so this etched-wood elephant case is refreshingly cute. The back panel is wood with a built-in metal plate near the middle of the case, and the sides are made of flexible TPU plastic with a lip above the front to protect the screen. It comes in a variety of other etched designs, as well.

$22 at Amazon

Durably woven: Pitaka MagCase

Woven of armor-grade aramid fiber, the MagCase is thin, yet strong enough to protect your phone from everyday accidents and falls up to four feet. The case comes in six color combos, all with an attractive woven texture that also gives the case a nice grippy feel. It has two metal strips embedded in the case that work with both magnetic mounts and wireless charging.

$50 at Amazon

Rugged and functional: Vena iPhone XR Wallet Case

With military-grade drop protection, card storage, and a tri-fold magnetic metal kickstand, this phone case is both protective and multifunctional. The case body is constructed of PC and TPU with Corner Guard technology for shock dispersion. The panels that cover the back are metal, so the case easily attaches to magnetic mounts, and when opened and empty, the case even works with wireless chargers.

$28 at Amazon

Cherry wood: iProducts US Real Wood Case

The cherry wood panel on the back of this case lends it an interesting and sophisticated appearance. Durable TPU bumpers protect the sides and allow for easy access to all ports and buttons. The case is surprisingly durable for its slender profile and can protect your phone against falls up to 8ft. Plus, it comes with a screen protector!

$20 at Amazon

Upscale folio: Pipetto 2-in-1 Leather Magnetic Folio Case

There are two pieces to this leather folio: a slim PC shell with an embedded metal plate and a detachable magnetic leather folio wallet. On its own, the PC shell easily attaches to magnetic mounts and doesn't interfere with functions like Apple Pay or wireless charging. Combined with the leather folio, it keeps all your necessities together in one place with two card slots, an ID pocket, and interior pockets for cash or receipts.

$60 at Pipetto London

Oh so sparkly!: Newseego Diamond Ring Case

The rhinestone details of this case give it glitzy flair. It's a slim, flexible TPU plastic case with a metal ring holder on the back. The rotating ring makes it easy to keep ahold of your phone, especially when taking selfies, or you can use it as a phone stand. And, of course, it works with magnetic phone mounts.

$13 at Amazon

That sci-fi feel: Jazliv iPhone XR Case

The metallic geometric features on this heavy-duty case give it a distinct sci-fi feel. It's made of black TPU with a colored PC panel that covers the card slot and houses the metal accents. The panel is detachable, so you can wirelessly charge your phone without removing the entire case.

$6 at Amazon

Perfectly poppable: Stanaway Clear Case with Kickstand Grip

The pop-up phone holder on this case is useful for holding the 6.1" iPhone XR, and its mirrored surface is made of metal, so it sticks to magnetic mounts. The clear TPU body of the case allows for your phone's gorgeous design to shine through, and the reinforced corners protect it for when things get out of hand.

$9 at Amazon

Turn the magnet tables: Rokform Crystal Case

Most "magnetic" phone cases have built-in metal plates that magnets can stick to. This case has a built-in magnet that can stick to metal surfaces. It also has a twist lock system that works with other Rokform accessories, like car and bike mounts. This case is built with a hard PC shell and a soft, impact-resistant core for 6-ft drop protection.

$40 at Amazon

Two-toned and timeless: Evutec Northill Case

Between the fine leather, twill fabric, and delicate details, this case is a paradigm of sensible style. Even better, it comes with a compatible magnetic car mount that adheres to the case's embedded metal plate. The case also has military-grade drop protection and supports wireless charging.

$23 at Amazon

A Question of Cases

Whatever your style or budget, there's a great magnetic iPhone case for you on this list. I'm partial to the Mous Limitless 2.0 because it has endless customization possibilities and it's easy on the eyes. The optional magnetic card clip and strategic placement of the internal metal plate to allow for wireless charging are also huge perks.

The Case Mate Tough Grip with its 10-foot drop protection and grippy edges is also tempting if, like me, you're a bit of a klutz. If you want to show off your iPhone XR's bright color, the JIDUO clear case's oblong metal ring adds functionality and security without compromising design.

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