The iPhone 12 Pro Max is Apple’s biggest and best phone they have ever created. The phone is super huge and even exceeds last year’s iPhone 11 Pro Max’s dimensions. It is a bigger iPhone with a bigger battery, a larger display, and a very different set of cameras. The phone is also the most expensive of all the phones from this year and we definitely recommend you to get a case for it, if you have recently bought the device.
Let’s take a look at the best cases your new iPhone.
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List of Best iPhone 12 Pro Max Cases
1. Mujjo Full Leather Case
Mujjo Full Leather Case is one of the best leather cases you can get for your iPhone 12 Pro Max. It has been crafted perfectly for superior grip and premium look and feel. Each button is covered in leather and carefully optimized for responsiveness. The camera openings and the mute button have a slight inward curve featuring a smooth leather chamfer.
Each case is organically aged and vegetable tanned so that with a longer duration of use, it will become better and unique to the user. The case extends 1mm above around the camera area and the front of the phone to provide protection from drops and impacts. The interior of the case is made up of soft microfiber material from Japan that gives satin-like padding to your iPhone 12 Pro Max. The case is slim and supports the MagSafe charger and other MagSafe accessories.
2. Apple Silicone Case with MagSafe
After Apple announced that the new iPhones will have MagSafe, it also launched a bunch of accessories with it. Among these are the new cases that have inbuilt magnets for better MagSafe compatibility. As mentioned in its name, the case is made up of soft-touch silicone on the outside, and a soft microfiber on the inside. Between both these layers are magnetic metals that align perfectly for the iPhone 12 Pro Max and other MagSafe accessories.
With this, the case not only supports MagSafe accessories but also supports the traditional Qi Wireless charging. The case has raised edges over the camera area and on the front of the phone to protect it from scratches while keeping it on any flat surface, or in case of a drop. All of the buttons are covered except the slider on the left and the bottom area as with any Apple case.
3. Apple Leather Case with MagSafe
This is another case made by Apple that includes the MagSafe inside. The case is made specially from tanned and aged leather that gives users a soft and premium feel on the outside. On the inside, there is a soft microfiber material that protects the phone from any scratches. With time, the leather becomes even better and develops a patina.
The perfectly aligned magnets make sure that your MagSafe accessories snap in and out of place quickly and firmly. Along with the MagSafe charger, this one also supports the traditional Qi wireless chargers that we’re used to. Apple says that interaction with MagSafe accessories regularly might leave slight imprints with time which is natural for leather products.
4. Spigen Ultra Hybrid
Spigen Ultra Hybrid is a clear case that is made up of a TPU bumper along with a polycarbonate back. Since the case is clear, you can easily flaunt your iPhone’s design without having to worry about scratches and drops. The case has raised material around the camera and the front of the phone which protects your phone from scratches when you keep it on a flat surface.
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Since the case is super thin, it works perfectly with the MagSafe charger and other MagSafe accessories. The case also works with other Qi-supported wireless chargers. Branding on the sides must be something not many users will like. But if you don’t mind that, the Ultra Hybrid is a great case for your iPhone 12 Pro Max.
5. Totallee Thin
If you are looking for a super thin and minimalistic case, the Totallee Thin case might be the perfect choice for you. The case is one of the thinnest cases in the world that fits the iPhone 12 Pro Max perfectly at just 0.02inches. The case is best suitable to protect your phone from minor scratches but won’t do much if you drop your phone or it suffers a major impact.
The raised lips around the camera and on the front around the display ensure that the device doesn’t get scratched against any flat surface. The case doesn’t turn brown like other clear cases and also fits perfectly on the device. Since the case is one of the thinnest, it is perfectly compatible with the MagSafe charger and other MagSafe accessories.
6. Urban Armor Gear UAG Case
If you are searching for a super rugged and impact-resistant case for your expensive iPhone, the Urban Armor Gear UAG case might be the perfect choice for you. The case features a 5 layered design that protects your phone from all sorts of impacts, drops, bumps, and more. The feather-light composite construction of the cases features UAG’s patented hard outer armor shell and soft impact resistant core. The tactile buttons on this case will feel responsive, thanks to oversized buttons covering them that improves responsiveness.
The camera and the screen are slightly raised to provide protection from flat surfaces. The scratch-resistant skid pads and chiseled edges make up for an even firmer grip that will ensure the phone doesn’t slip out of your hands accidentally. The case offers military-grade drop protection [MIL STD 810G 516.6] for shock protection. Unfortunately due to the thickness of this case, it doesn’t work with the MagSafe charger and other MagSafe accessories.
7. Caseology Parallax
The Caseology Parallax features an interesting 3D design. It comes with dual-layered bumpers and a secure grip that improves and enhances the ergonomics of your iPhone 12 Pro Max. Since it is a really large phone, it is necessary to go for a case that ensures the phone won’t just slip out of your hands.
The dual colored bumpers and grip ensure military-grade protection against bumps and drops. The 3D design compliments the design of your iPhone and helps it stand out from the crowd. The case is not one of the thinnest and does not support MagSafe accessories. But it does support Qi-supported wireless charging.
8. OtterBox Commuter Series Case
This is the first one on our list that has got anti-bacterial properties. The exterior of the Otterbox Commuter Series features a silver-based additive that continually blocks microbial growth. The case has an overall thin profile and slips in and out of the pocket very easily. The inside of the case has two layers, flexible TPU, and hard polycarbonate ensure that the phone doesn’t get damaged because of bumps or impacts.
The area around the camera and front of the display is slightly raised to protect against scratches when the phone is kept on a flat surface. The port also has a covering that protects it from any kind of dust or lint getting inside. The case doesn’t support MagSafe charger and accessories but does support Qi wireless charging.
9. OtterBox Defender Series Case
If you are looking for something even more rugged, here comes the OtterBox Defender Series Case for iPhone 12 Pro Max. The case is OtterBox’s ultimate product to protect your phone against major impacts, drops, and to provide maximum protection from all corners. Just like the Commuter Series, this one also has the antibacterial feature that protects the exterior of your phone from any bacterial growth, thanks to the silver-based antimicrobial additive.
Other than that, the case features multiple layers and a premium rugged grip created to withstand heavy usage over a long period of time. On the back of the case, there’s also a holster that doubles up as a belt clip and a hands-free kickstand. unfortunately due to the thickness of the case, it does not support the MagSafe charger and other MagSafe accessories.
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10. Gear4 Crystal Palace
Crystal Palace by Gear4 is one of the best drop resistant cases you can get for your iPhone 12 Pro Max. It features drop protection for up to 13 feet thanks to D3O Approved material. The back of the case is made up of a polycarbonate shell that will keep your phone safe and sound. The case is lightweight and sleek and easily fits inside the pocket. Although essentially transparent, it features a slight hue that can be observed from multiple angles. The case is also non-yellowing.
The edges of this case are textured making the grip better and hard to slip. Just like otterBox’s cases, this also features Gear4’s own RepelFlex® that also keeps bacteria at bay. The material protects your case by the growth of odor-causing bacteria and guards against the degradation of your case from microorganisms. The case does support Qi wireless charging and MagSafe accessories as well.
These were our top picks for the best iPhone 12 Pro Max cases. The rugged cases from Urban Armor Gear and OtterBox really make up for a real impact resistance protection. But if you are looking for a much rather look and feel, Mujjo’s Full Leather Case and Apple’s Leather Case with MagSafe are great choices. For those looking for a lightweight and overall protection might go check out the Crystal Palace and Commuter series from OtterBox. If you are using any of these cases, let us know your thoughts in the comments below.
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