Photos: The 16 most professional cases for the iPhone
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Dog & Bone: Backbone wireless charging case
Finding the ideal case for your iPhone can be tricky. You want to look business-like, but once you get past basic black or tan, it’s easy to look tacky. Don’t be that professional who carries a phone case unsuitable to pull out at work. Flowers and sparkles on your phone case cease being cute once you’re older than 13. And unless you’re a rad developer who just created the latest software for EA Games, you really don’t need that Green Lantern case.
With that in mind, here are 16 of the most professional cases on the market for the iPhone, starting with Dog & Bone’s military-tested wireless charging case. The charge pad allows for wireless charging, and additional batteries are available so that a full charge is available if you’re in the field and need extra power.
Twelve South BookBook case
This leather case has a decidedly cool design. It serves as a wallet case with slots for cards and cash, as well as a makeshift hands-free stand. It can also be used as a shell, with the cover removed.
Grovemade iPhone case
Simple hardwood cases are the key to Grovemade’s minimalist designs. Opt for a full case in walnut, or a bumper. There’s a creative flair to these cases that makes them just different yet still professional.
Mophie Juice Pack Reserve
This is Mophie’s most compact battery case, and it’s available for the iPhone 6s /6. The ergonomic design gives it a sleek look, compared to other, more bulky Mophie cases, and the range of colors give a bit of style without being over-the-top for business use.
Mophie Juice Pack Wireless with Charge Force
Mophie’s Juice Packs are available for the iPhone 6/6s/6s Plus/6 Plus. They provide wireless charging with three types of mounts available: pedestal, car charger or flat. You’ll get a useable case with up to 50% additional battery life for your smartphone, even when it’s not on the charging base.
OtterBox Symmetry Series Clear case
Opt for a case with a clear back that comes in subdued colors and still offers drop protection without a bulky or flashy design.
Otterbox Statement Series case
This OtterBox case has leather accents for style plus protection without being over the top.
Apple leather case
And don’t leave Apple out of the lineup. While the cases might seem pricey for what they are, the simple designs are the ultimate in professionalism. The leather case provides minimal protection, but does help make the phone easier to hold without slipping out of your hand.
Sena Isa Snap-On Wallet case
This Sena case is proof that you can be fashionable and still professional. It has space for cash and cards, and protects your phone from damage.
Sena Magia Wallet case
There’s a luxe feel to the Sena Magia Wallet case with its burnished leather. It includes card slots, a currency pocket and has a professional design.
Evutec Wood SI Snap case
This sleek design has the creative flair of wood, plus the bonus of extra protection. It has a thin profile and is crafted from responsibly sourced wood.
STM Atlas wallet case
Opt for a wallet case. The STM Atlas low-profile case has a casual feel with denim-look fabric in red, blue or black. It’s office appropriate for laid-back environments, and it has room for credit cards and cash. Interior suction cups keep the folding cover in place to protect the screen.
Tavik's Fletch 2-in-1 case
There are plenty of business uses for a wallet case. Tavik’s version has three interior card slots, and the cover can be removed leaving just the snap case in place.
Ballistic Tough Jacket Maxx
This case is ideal for anyone in business who needs a case that allows their smartphone to withstand drops, such as in manufacturing or industrial uses. It has a replaceable screen protector and can protect the phone from drops of up to 7 feet. A holster clip is available as well.
Mujjo leather wallet case
Mujjo’s 80u00b0 leather wallet case is elegant, with a slant line for the exterior credit card pocket. It’s easier to use than a folding wallet case, since the smartphone screen isn’t covered by a flap. There’s also a wallet sleeve for someone who wants a case for secure storage for their smartphone.
Tech21 Impact Clear Case
Going clear is always an option, and the Tech21 case has BulletShield, an impact-absorbing material used in bulletproof glass to make it thin and light.