I’ll be the first to admit it, as far as getting anything really nice for your new iPhone7 and iPhone7Plus is concerned, we are really scraping the bottom of the barrel. No one, and by no one I’m referring to the usual fashion/luxury brands that sell iPhone cases, has released anything truly lust-worthy as yet, so we’ll just have to contend with these for now till the big boys catch up, which I think will take another 3 months or so.
As for me, I’m definitely getting one of these, especially when my clumsy self will drop/scratch/ruin my new iPhone7Plus in no time at all. So what choices do we have? Well, for starters, Apple’s very own leather cases, which retail for SGD64 and SGD68 for the iPhone7 and iPhone7Plus respectively. 7 colours are available, which ain’t bad considering there’s probably one colour you’ll actually like. For the silicone ones, they come in 9 different hues and are priced at SGD48 and SGD58 respectively. And you can buy them online now via www.apple.com/sg/ or any authorised Apple reseller. You’ll just have to tell yourself that it’s a temporary stop-measure till something that actually makes your heart flutter comes along.
For those who prefer something a little more ‘showy’, there’s Spigen crystal shell cases that come in both sizes. Made up of clear PC with an engineered bumper, they come ‘rimmed’ in 3 colours, Crystal Clear, Dark Crystal and Rose Crystal, and are priced at SGD24.90 and SGD26.90 respectively. Affordable, really.
Love leather but want something more swish? Then check out Mujio’s line of iPhone7 and iPhone7Plus cases. Available in 3 different styles (there’s the leather case and 2 leather wallet cases which allow you to slip a card, EZ-Link maybe, into the sleeve), they come in 3 different colours too. Choose from Black, Gray or Tan, with prices starting from EUR28.24 a pop. Not bad, not bad at all, just click here to shop online.
Last but not least, we have Speck’s Presidio Grip cases for both sizes. Reasonably stylish, and with 6 colours to choose from, the enhanced rubber grip on both sides of the case will definitely help those with elephant fingers. Ok, elephants don’t have fingers but you know what I mean. Priced from USD39.95, Speck doesn’t ship internationally for now, so maybe use a forwarding service or check out Amazon. Or you can just go for the huge Otter rubber ones that I’ve seen selling at authorised resellers in Singapore. Hideously huge, but you’ll never lose your iPhone ever again.