Best Apple iPhone SE Cases (2022)

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If you’re going to upgrade your iPhone SE (2020) model in favor of Apple’s new iPhone SE (2022), available from March 19, we’ve got some great news: You don’t have to buy a brand new case. The latest 3rd generation iPhone SE models – sometimes referred to as the iPhone SE 3 – are the same dimensions as the SE 2, so you can simply transfer your favorite case to your new phone. However, if this is your first iPhone SE purchase, or you’d like to pick a new case for a brand new phone, we’ve rounded up some of the best cases available.

Official Apple Silicone Cover

Silicone phone case on the phone facing the sides.

Designed to complement their iPhone SE with a snug fit, Apple’s popular silicone case is designed to protect your iPhone from scratches and drops. It slides over the volume buttons, the side button, and the outside of your device without any additional volume. On the outside, the smooth finish feels comfortable and natural in the hand. You will never have to remove the case for wireless charging. On the inside, a soft microfiber lining protects your iPhone’s outer shell.

UAG Monarch Series Bag

UAG iPhone SE 2022 Back Cover.

This rugged, all-terrain protective case features five-layer, 20-foot drop protection along with an impact-resistant core, special-grain leather (or carbon-fiber) armor frame, polycarbonate cut-out panel, metal hardware, and impact-resistant rubber surrounding the screen. It provides a large tactile-button traction grip and is compatible with wireless charging on most third-party chargers.

Spigen liquid crystal [2nd Generation] Issue

Spigen liquid crystal case from all angles.

With its thin and simple design, Spigen’s Liquid Crystal case for your iPhone SE shows its best feature. It is made of durable and anti-slip TPU to keep your phone lightweight and easy to install and remove. The reinforced buttons are quick to respond, and they’re covered with a transparent back.

Smart Slim Case – Gripmunk

iPhone SE smartphone wears a slim Gripmunk case.

Gripmonk provides just the right amount of grip to make it easier to hold onto your phone. Four air pockets in the corners protect your phone in case it manages to slip out of your grasp, while the front panel safely lifts your phone’s screen away from rough surfaces. Moreover, the case is slim and durable with buttons that feature a satisfying click and is compatible with wireless chargers.

Zaggear 4 Wembley Palette

ZAGGEAR 4 Wembley Palette iPhone top and bottom view.

The slim design of the Wembley Palette allows the iPhone SE 3 to slip easily into your pocket and look sleek and modern in your hand. Made of polycarbonate, TPU (Thermoplastic Polyurethane), and reinforced with D3O, it maintains tough outer shell protection with a lightweight feel. It is designed to provide a thin shield to protect against bumps and drops. Add to that 10-foot (3-meter) drop protection, reinforced edges, and wireless charging compatibility.

OtterBox Defender Series Pro Bag

OtterBox Defender Series Pro iPhone SE (3rd generation) front and back case.

The durable Defender Series Pro from OtterBox is the iPhone SE case that provides everyday pro protection and antimicrobial defense. It features drop protection with a durable grip, a built-in screen protector, and a stand that serves as a belt clip and kickstand. Its silver-based antimicrobial technology protects the outer surface from common bacteria. Raised bezel protects the camera and screen from bumps. It is also compatible with Qi wireless charging.

The view is kisological

Caseology Parallax for iPhone SE Case 2022, front and back.

The Parallax design is a Caseology favorite that features a durable dual bumper and embossed body made with military-grade components. It is drop test approved with an ergonomic and tactile design. The slim 3D exterior provides improved ergonomics and a secure grip with additional raised screen edges. Compatible with wireless charging and screen protector.

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