Technically speaking, the iPhone 12 mini isn’t the smallest iPhone Apple has ever made. However, it certainly feels small in the hand. As such, you may need a case to help keep it safe.
So we’ve put together a list of some of the best cases you can pick up right now for the iPhone 12 mini. Each of the cases are available now, offering a range of designs, protection levels, and price points. So let’s just get right to it.
The best iPhone 12 mini cases
- Spigen Ultra Hybrid
- Apple Silicone Case
- OtterBox Commuter Series
- Apple Leather Case
Spigen Ultra Hybrid
The Spigen Ultra Hybrid case is designed to be thin and lightweight, but still offer up plenty of protection for daily use. It has a durable PC back and a TPU bumper, and it’s crystal clear transparency (on the back) means you can still show off your iPhone 12 mini’s original color.
There are raised bezels on the front to protect the display, and raised bezels on the back to help protect the rear cameras. The case offers cutouts for the speakers and Lightning port, and the pronounced buttons on the side make it easy to feel them and press when needed.
The Spigen Ultra Hybrid case is available now from Amazon in several colors: Crystal Clear, Red, Matte Black, and Sand Beige.
Buy Spigen Ultra Hybrid iPhone 12 mini case for $11.99 – $13.99
Apple Silicone Case
Apple’s back with another silicone case for its newest iPhones. This one for the iPhone 12 mini will fit perfectly with the small handset, and offers a silky, soft-touch exterior that should feel great in the hand. Meanwhile, inside there is a microfiber lining to help prevent scratches with daily use.
Apple says the case has a “magical” attach and detach experience, which is due to the MagSafe support in this case. It has precision magnets in the case to help the accessory attach to the iPhone 12 mini. Those magnets also make it so the silicone case supports wireless charging through MagSafe.
Apple tests the silicone case over thousands of hours. The silicone case from Apple is available now from Amazon in Kumquat, White, Plum, Pink Citrus, Cypress Green, Deep Navy, (PRODUCT)RED, and Black.
Buy Apple Silicone iPhone 12 mini Case for $49.00 – $49.99
The Totallee thin case for the iPhone 12 mini keeps things minimal. It is only 0.02 inches thin, so it’s not going to be adding any bulk to your small iPhone. So if you purchased the iPhone 12 mini for its pocketability, this case will certainly help with that goal.
There is a raised lip around the cameras on the back, helping to protect them through daily use. This thin case is designed to fit perfectly with the phone, so it will have a snug fit and not peel off over time. There are cutouts not only for the Lightning port and the speaker on the bottom, but also the side buttons as well.
The Totallee iPhone 12 mini case is available now from Amazon in Green, Frosted Black, Clear (soft), Navy Blue, and Frosted Clear. However, keep in mind that some cases will be in stock at a later date, while others are available now.
Buy Totallee iPhone 12 mini case for $39.00
OtterBox Commuter Series
The OtterBox Commuter cars for the iPhone 12 mini will add a bit of bulk to your small iPhone. However, it offers plenty of protection for the trade-off. For instance, it features a lasting antimicrobial technology on the outer shell that helps prevent the build-up of common bacteria. That includes a silver-based growth to stop the growth of bacteria.
The exterior buttons on the case are pronounced, making them easy to press. There are ports for the speaker and the Lightning port for when you want to charge with a wire. The inner area of the case is soft to help prevent scratches with daily use.
The OtterBox Commuter case for the iPhone 12 mini is available now from Amazon in Aqua Sail, Blazer Blue, Black, and Pink.
Buy OtterBox Commuter iPhone 12 mini case for $39.95
Apple Leather Case
The Leather Case from Apple will fit nice and snug in the iPhone 12 mini. It’s made from specially tanned and finished leather, and it will develop a natural patina over time. It’s soft to the touch and should be comfortable to use over time with daily use. And thanks to MagSafe, it will snap or detach quickly and easily with the precise magnets. That means it supports wireless charging as well.
It’s not a thick case, but it will help protect your device from small drops and what not. And the inside of the case is soft as well, making sure not to scratch the handset.
The Leather Case for the iPhone 12 mini is available now from Amazon in (PRODUCT)RED, Saddle Brown, Black, Baltic Blue, and Black.
Buy Leather iPhone 12 mini case for $59.00
Do you have any suggestions? What do you think are the best iPhone 12 mini cases? Make sure to share your input in the comments section.