OK, so you’ve just bought Apple’s new iPhone X – a device that is all screen on the front and with a glass rear panel – so it would a good idea to buy a case to protect your investment.
The iPhone X went on sale yesterday with Australia one of the first countries in the world to be able to purchase it.
Tech Guide has rounded up the most popular cases for the iPhone X which come in various styles and sizes.
Apple, of course, also has its own silicone and leather cases but here is a selection of third party cases.
Element is known for marking high-quality, well-designed cases and the iPhone X range lives up to those expectations.
Formula – $128.95
Made of metal and high-strength plastic, it meets military-grade drop test requirements.
Recon – $59.95
Rubberised back plate with impact absorption and with contours to give you a more secure grip.
Roll Cage – $79.95
Element Roll Cage
A new approach for a phone case – it protects your iPhone X like a regular case but has a cage that clips off the back of the case to clip on the front to provide extra protection for the screen.
Rev – $49.95
A lightweight case with a structural truss to resist twisting and bending with Drop Shock protection.
Aspen ($49.95) and Cayman ($59.95)
The EFM iPhone X cases utilise the D30 impact protection material which is globally recognised for its standard of impact resistance.
The Aspen has 38 per cent slimmer bumper this time and Cayman is also 74 per cent thinner to both get down to the thickness of just 3.4mm.
Aramid – $49.95
This would have to be one of the thinnest cases for the iPhone X – it’s made of Dupont Kevlar and is five times stronger than steel.
Card and Stand case – $24.95
It protects the iPhone X and there’s built-in room for your cards as well as a clip out stand to watch your favourite content on the go.
The Tech21 cases for the new iPhones all feature a unique three-layer impact absorption with its proprietary material FlexShock.
Evo Check – $49.95
Compact case with a pattern on the back so you can still see the iPhone X.
Evo Wallet – $64.95
Has all the protection you need plus lots of room for cards, licence and cash.
Ambassador – $49.95
Has a crystal-clear back and solid edges so you can still appreciate the iPhone X design while still protecting it.
Dual Pro – $39.95
This case offers multi-layered protection with Plextonium frame so it can really defend against drops of up to two metres.
iGlaze – $45
The Moshi iGlaze is slim but still offers solid protection with a rear panel that looks like brushed metal.
Ace Pro – $49.95
Made of soft TPU material that’s crystal clear so you can still appreciate the look and design of the iPhone X while still being protected.