10 best iPhone 7 Plus cases to protect your Apple phone

Simon Hill

No one likes a bruised apple, and if you drop your new iPhone 7 Plus it could end up scraped, scarred, or worse. The smart play is to invest in some protection. There are lots of different cases out there; some safeguard against drops, some are all about the style, and some add extra functionality. We’ve been checking out your options and these are some of the best iPhone 7 Plus cases you can buy right now.

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Best iPhone 7 Plus wallet cases

Grovemade Walnut & Leather Wallet Case ($140)

Grovemade Walnut & Leather Wallet Case
Grovemade Walnut & Leather Wallet Case

Crafted in Portland from gorgeous natural materials, Grovemade’s cases are a bit special. This one combines a walnut wood frame with a full grain leather cover that wraps around the screen. There are tactile button covers and openings for the switch, port, and camera. Open it up, and you’ll find space for a couple of cards and bills. Because it’s wood and leather, this case is going to age and it’s not really designed for drop protection, though it will deflect scrapes and bumps. It does also add some bulk, but it looks fantastic.

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Mujjo Leather Wallet Case ($50)

Mujjo Leather Wallet Case
Mujjo Leather Wallet Case

If you don’t want a folio-style case, but you’re still keen to leave the wallet at home, then this offering from Mujjo could be the one for you. There’s a tough shell to hold your iPhone 7 Plus in place and it’s covered in full grain, vegetable-tanned leather. On the back, you’ll find an angled pocket that’s just right for a card and a bill. The openings are large and offer easy access to all buttons, the port, and the camera. It’s comfortable to hold, but it won’t provide much drop protection. You can get it in black, gray, or tan.

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Moshi Overture Wallet Case ($50)

Moshi Overture Wallet Case
Moshi Overture Wallet Case

The cases from Moshi are always beautifully turned out. The Overture combines a solid protective shell with a vegan (fake) leather exterior. The shell provides good drop protection and when you open the cover, you’ll find four slots for cards and IDs and a larger money pocket, as well as a handy Neato microfiber pad to help keep the screen clean. There are button covers for volume and power, and generous openings for the camera, port, and switch, so your iPhone 7 Plus can be used easily while it’s wearing this case. It comes finished in cream, pink, or black with neat stitching and a small metallic Moshi logo.

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Distil Union Wally Wallet Case ($50)

Distil Union Wally Wallet Case
Distil Union Wally Wallet Case

Here’s a smart design to keep your cash and cards hidden away, but easily accessible when you need them. The shock-absorbent, TPU bumper safeguards your iPhone 7 Plus from impact damage and it’s covered in high-quality leather. On the back, there’s an unobtrusive pocket that can hold up to four credit cards and two folded bills. When you want to get at them, simply pull the red tab and they’ll slide out. The buttons are covered, but there are cut-outs for the camera, port, and switch. You can get this case in black, brown, gray, or red.

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OtterBox Strada Series Folio Case ($60)

OtterBox Strada Series Folio Case
OtterBox Strada Series Folio Case

You can count on the drop protection you get from OtterBox cases, and it’s rare to find rugged drop protection in a folio or wallet style case like this. The Strada comprises a tough polycarbonate shell with a real, premium leather skin on the top. There’s a cover that closes with a metal latch and when you open it up, you’ll find a single slot for an ID or credit card. This case is tough, stylish, and practical. It comes in two-tone brown or green, or plain black.

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Best iPhone 7 Plus shell cases

Tech21 Evo Elite Case ($50)

Tech21 Evo Elite Case
Tech21 Evo Elite Case

The Evo Elite is one of Tech21’s most protective iPhone 7 Plus case and it offers drop protection from up to 6.6 feet. By developing a special shock absorbing material and designing impact absorption into the frame, Tech21 has managed to deliver a really rugged case that isn’t massively bulky, like its Evo Tactical Extreme Edition. If you want a crystal clear option to show the iPhone off, then you’ll need to go for the Impact Clear case instead, but the gold and rose gold versions of the Evo Elite do have clear back panels. Your final option is the Evo Elite in brushed black, which is tinted with a black surround and button covers. The fit is perfect and the openings are generous, offering uninterrupted access to all iPhone features.

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Nodus Shell Case ($74)

Nodus Shell Case
Nodus Shell Case

Leather is a great material for cases because it’s comfortable to hold, it looks great, and it’s pretty durable, but you may not necessarily want to have a wallet case. Nodus offers vegetable-tanned Italian leather in a traditional shell style with this case. The core is polycarbonate, but it’s covered in brown, black, teal, gray, or yellow leather with a soft microfiber lining inside. The case hugs the corners, but there are large cut-outs top and bottom and openings for the switch and camera. Subtly defined button covers mark the volume and power keys. This case is also compatible with the magnetic mounting system for easy docking.

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Flexishield Gel Case ($8)

Flexishield Gel Case
Flexishield Gel Case

Sometimes you just want a simple, slim covering to add some grip and basic protection. The translucent Flexishield is a good choice in that case and it certainly won’t break the bank. It’s made from a soft gel material, so it’s very easy to fit and it adds grip. There are thin button covers for volume and power and accurate cut-outs for the camera, port, and switch. There’s a slightly raised lip around the screen, but don’t expect rugged protection. It comes in gold, black, blue, and pink.

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VRS Design High Pro Shield Case ($30)

VRS Design High Pro Shield Case
VRS Design High Pro Shield Case

This stylish case has a brushed metal design on the back and a handy kickstand for propping your iPhone 7 Plus in landscape view. The main shell is flexible and shock absorbent and there’s a harder plastic frame that goes on top and sports the kickstand, held in place magnetically. The openings for camera, ports, and switch are generous and the button covers work just fine. There’s also a cut-out on the back for the Apple logo. The inner layer is always black, but you can combine it a frame in black, gold, blue, silver, or rose gold.

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Terrapin Slim Hard Case ($8)

Terrapin Slim Hard Case
Terrapin Slim Hard Case

If you’re looking for a slim, cheap case, but you’d prefer something hard, then check this one out. Terrapin’s cases are devoid of detail, you just get a soft-touch matte finish that’s comfortable to hold and in a plain block color. There are openings for the ports, camera, and controls and the polycarbonate case snaps onto your iPhone 7 Plus for a snug fit. It’s only going to provide very limited protection, but it does add some grip. This case comes in red, purple, or black.

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Amazon