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Will your old case fit your new iPhone 11 Pro?

Will your old case fit your new iPhone 11 Pro?

Best answer: In a pinch, you can use your old iPhone XS/XS Max case with the iPhone 11 Pro/Pro Max. However, because of how the back cameras are designed on the newer model, it's not recommended as a long-term solution.Clear case: Pelican Voyager (opens in new tab) ($50 at Amazon)3D color: Case-Mate Tough Groove (opens in new tab) ($40 at Case-Mate)Rugged: Nomad Tri-folio Wallet Case (opens in new tab) ($80 at Nomad)

Slight differences between the models

The 5.8-inch iPhone 11 Pro and 6.5-inch iPhone 11 Pro Max are similar to the previous models. However, the new ones include a three-camera system not found on the older ones. Cases for the newer models include a spot for this system.

Remember the sizes: the iPhone 11 Pro has a 5.8-inch display while the one on the iPhone 11 Pro Max measures 6.5-inches across.

Other changes

Despite the strong similarities, the iPhone 11 Pro lineup is different than its predecessor in other ways, besides the new camera system. First, there's a new midnight green model and refreshed gold color option. Second, the new model offers an Apple A13 Bionic chip third‑generation Neural Engine. The newer chip means better performance and battery life. Plus, faster 4G also awaits iPhone 11 Pro buyers.

Early cases to consider

The number of iPhone 11 Pro cases on the market will continue to grow in the coming weeks and months. Until then, the stock will be limited. Among the cases already available and ready for customers are ones from Case-Mate (opens in new tab) and Pelican (opens in new tab), among others. There are also a full lineup of screen protectors also available both for the iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max.

Bryan M Wolfe
Bryan M Wolfe

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.