iPhone 5 Cases

It has arrived. Months of speculation ended on September 12th when Tim Cook delivered his keynote speech to mark the release of the much anticipated iPhone 5. We all knew that the 5 was going to be much better than the 4s – but until now we didn’t know officially how much better. Well guess what, it’s a lot better.

Hardware upgrades to the handheld include a larger 4-inch Retina display for easier browsing and improved viewing, a more powerful A6 microchip to run the beast and 4G capability to stream like you’re using a desktop on-the-go. The improved 8-megapixel camera and the fact the device is the thinnest and lightest iPhone made to date are great features in their own right too.

More importantly, a new iPhone means new accessories and if you’re going to fork out for the new tech, you better have it wrapped right. Here are a few new cases to clamp your 5 in to – who says protection can’t be stylish.

Belkin Shield Sheer Matte Case:

Belkin Shield Sheer Matte Case

Made from polycarbonate plastic, its low profile and transparent finish lets you enjoy the design of the 5 whilst protecting from daily wear and tear. Available in black, green, clear, indigo and ruby – you’re spoilt for choice.

Available now over on the Belkin website.

Snugg Skin Case

Snugg Skin Case

A personal favourite of mine, the Snugg case comes in a matte black finish that, as well all know, will always look good and never go out of fashion. Made from a non-slip material, that’s highly scratch resistant, it is sure to maintain its aesthetic for a while. When in doubt, turn to black.

Available now over at thesnugg.com.

iLuv Diary

iLuv Diary

Drawing on the success of previous iPhone cases, iLuv has released this premium leather number with hard shell cradle. A case like this gives full protection to your iPhone and also features two credit card slots for those days when even your wallet is too much baggage.

Available now over at iLuv.com.

iLuv Snoopy series

iLuv Snoopy series

My final picking is again from iLuv but something a bit more playful. The company have designed a range of Snoopy inspired cases for your amusement, including holiday, sports and vintage themed designs and even ones that glow in the dark. You’re a good man, Charlie Brown.

Of course, these are just a few slim pickings of what is on offer as of yet. Keep your eyes peeled for more cases in the coming months as people realise that, once again, they need an iPhone in their lives and need that right case to satisfy their Apple habit.

Available now over at iLuv.com.

Looking good isn’t important, it’s everything.