With a 6.7-inch Super Retina XDR display, the iPhone 14 Pro Max is a beautiful sight to behold and the most feature-packed iPhone you can purchase this year. To protect your pricey investment, it's wise to buy a high-quality case. These accessories come in various styles and price points. Some also serve as wallets.
Whatever you do, don't hold off on purchasing an iPhone 14 Pro Max case to protect one of the best iPhones of the year. Here are some of the best options out there to make sure your latest investment gets the protection it deserves.
The best iPhone 14 Pro Max cases to protect your investment
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The Temdan Waterproof iPhone 14 Pro Max Case is IP68 waterproof certified, meaning it can be submerged up to six and a half feet for 30 minutes and stay completely dry. This makes this case perfect for outdoor water adventures. It features a tempered glass screen protector, shockproof design, and anti-collision corners for drop protection. Plus, it supports wireless charging.
The Spigen Tough Armor (MagFit) Case features a magnetic clear PC back that’s compatible with MagSafe wireless charging, full shock absorption, responsive button covers, and air cushion technology to fully protect your iPhone 14 Pro Max — as if it was wearing armor. It comes in five different colors so you can pick the one that suits your style best.
This eye-catching case by i-Blason will definitely turn heads. It comes in seven awesome designs to choose from and features a sensitive to touch screen protector, a hard shell exterior made out of flexible, impact-resistant TPU, and raised camera and screen bezels for added protection.
We've reviewed a number of ESR cases over the years, and love their protective functionality and reasonable price points. This clear case lets that gorgeous iPhone Pro Max shine through. Reinforced corners give you extra protection.
Looking for something a bit more unique? The CASETiFY Impact Case comes in loads of patterns so you'll be sure to find one that suits you. Plus, as noted in our review of a previous model, this case offers 8.2 feet of drop protection.
Luxury wallet case
Cover your iPhone 14 Pro Max in luxurious vegetable-tanned Ecco leather that develops a gorgeous patina over time. Slip in up to three cards so you can leave your wallet at home.
There's thin, thinner, and then there's totallee Thin. As we noted in our review of an earlier model, this is the absolute bare minimum case for people who hate cases. It certainly provides scratch protection, but it's not for people prone to dropping their phones.
Cute and nicely priced
Doll up your iPhone with this cute floral design. But it's more than cute, it's military-grade protective. This case has reinforced corners and the included screen and camera module protectors. We reviewed a similar model GVIEWIN case and thought it a great buy.
We love Urban Armor Gear cases; in our reviews of other models we noticed that the cases are feather-light and yet ultra-protective, due to the sophisticated design. Not to mention that these cases look unique and cool. This one offers 12-foot drop protection as well as MagSafe compatibility.
No list of the best cases would be complete without an entry from Apple. Designed by a team of Apple engineers, this soft silicone case hugs the iPhone's every curve and looks good doing it. Don't wait on your favorite color, though, as they do sometimes change with the seasons.
We've reviewed quite a lot of Case-Mate cases over the years, and we appreciate the 10-foot drop protection, appealing designs, and reasonable price points. This one is clearly MagSafe-compatible, lets your iPhone color shine through, and adds some personality.
Wrap your iPhone 14 Pro Max in this high-end leather folio and leave your wallet at home. We reviewed a similar Pad & Quill Case for iPhone and loved the whole aesthetic and the way it develops a warm patina over time. This case is MagSafe compatible.
Tough but cute
Who says protection can't be cute? Velvet Caviar proves it can, and our review of an earlier model raves about the brand. The double-layered case has a soft microfiber lining and MagSafe compatibility. There are loads of trendy designs, plus you can get all kinds of matching accessories.
It's a clear case with the MagSafe ring, but it has a bit of sparkle around the edges. Plus, for one low price you get two screen protectors included in the package. Keep that big, gorgeous screen pristine.
Simple but tough
While this looks like just a basic case, it has all of the features you need to protect your iPhone 14 Pro Max. That bumper is thick, with a raised lip around the screen and camera module. The case is relatively slim and also offers MagSafe compatibility and has antimicrobial properties. It's made from 50% recycled plastic and comes in several colors. The OtterBox Symmetry Series has it all, as we noted in our review of a previous model.
Which of the best iPhone 14 Pro Max cases is for you?
The iPhone 14 Pro Max has all the latest features; it's Apple's best iPhone yet. So you want a great case for protection that perfectly suits your personality and lifestyle. Bring your iPhone 14 Pro Max worry-free on outdoor adventures with the Temdan Waterproof iPhone 14 Pro Max Case. It can survive a significant splash or two.
If you're looking for the most fantastic designs, check out the i-Blason Cosmo Series for iPhone 14 Pro Max. It comes in seven unique, eye-catching designs that will be the envy of all your friends.
If you want something simple that doesn't cost a lot, the ESR Krystec Clear Case with HaloLock iPhone 14 Pro Max Case covers all the bases: MagSafe functionality, protection, and an excellent price point. In addition, it offers military-grade 360-degree protection against drops with its shock-absorbing corners, polymer bottom edge, raised screen edges, and Camera Guard lens frame to prevent camera scratches.
However, if you want to spoil your iPhone 14 Pro with something more luxurious, check out the upscale leather Mujjo case. The card pocket holds up to three cards; wireless charging will still work without the cards. Vegetable-tanned, environmental standard Gold-rated Ecco leather develops a lovely patina over time. Machined metal buttons are satisfyingly clicky and responsive. The raised leather bezel protects the screen face-down on surfaces, while a raised rear camera bump protects the module. The luxurious Japanese microfibre lining has a satin-like finish.
Whichever case you choose, be sure to protect the screen as well. We've rounded up the best iPhone 14 Pro Max screen protectors for you to can have all-over front-to-back coverage.
Does the iPhone 14 Pro Max need a case?
Like the iPhone 14 Pro, the iPhone 14 Pro Max has one of the strongest builds to date. It includes a ceramic shield front and surgical-grade stainless steel. Despite this, we still recommend wrapping it with a case, if for no other reason than additional peace of mind.
What type of iPhone 14 Pro Max cases are available?
There are various types of smartphone cases on the market. These include hard, gel/TPU, silicone, tough, wallet, leather, flip, and skin. Each with their own advantages and disadvantages.
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Karen is a contributor to iMore.com 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.
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