Best Thin Cases for iPhone XS 2022

Totallee Thin iPhone XS Case on iPhone being put into jacket pocket by man
Totallee Thin iPhone XS Case on iPhone being put into jacket pocket by man (Image credit: Totallee)

So you have an iPhone XS and want to protect it from minor scratches and bumps without sacrificing the original feel of the phone? If your answer is yes, then you're searching for an ultra-thin case. We've also got you covered if you just want one of the best iPhone XS cases. Here are some of the best iPhone XS thin cases you can buy.

The slimmer, the better when it comes to iPhone XS thin cases

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There you have it, folks — these are some of the thinnest and most lightweight cases you can get for your iPhone XS. They're great for protecting your device from minor scratches and nicks, but keep in mind that these aren't designed for major drops or when your device gets run over. Of course, there are great heavy-duty iPhone XS cases for that, too.

For the thinnest of the thin, we'd go with the totallee Thin iPhone XS case. It definitely gives you that authentic no-case feel while protecting it from bumps and scuffs. This is the case for people who really don't want a case, but want to avoid at least scratching up their iPhones. Just don't expect it to keep your iPhone safe from major drops.

If you're willing to go just a little bit thicker, the Apple Silicone Case is a stunner. Its design is simple yet perfect for the iPhone, created by Apple to hug the iPhone's every curve. Rather than take away from your iPhone's looks, Apple's Silicone Case enhances it with an array of beautiful colors and a familiar Apple logo on the back. While still being a very thin case, this one adds a bit more protection with its soft silicone outside and microfiber lining inside.

Even if you're going for the minimalist look, we'd still recommend protecting your screen. We've rounded up the best iPhone XS screen protectors for you.

Karen S Freeman

Karen is a contributor to as a writer and co-host of the iMore Show. She’s been writing about Apple since 2010 with a year-long break to work at an Apple Store as a product specialist. She's also a contributor at CNET. Before joining iMore in 2018, Karen wrote for Macworld, AppAdvice, WatchAware. She’s an early adopter who used to wait in long lines on release days before pre-ordering made things much easier. Karen is also a part-time teacher and occasional movie extra. She loves to spend time with her family, travel the world, and is always looking for portable tech and accessories so she can work from anywhere.