17 of the Best iPhone 5s Cases of 2014…So Far (list)

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Updated January 24, 2023

Looking to protect your iPhone 5s from spills, dust, drops and more? Or are you looking for a cool-colored case to accent your smartphone? Whatever your reasons are, we’ve compiled some of the best iPhone cases available. There’s slim-fitting ones, wallet folios, tough cases and more. You can also get a wide variety of cases in our best iPhone cases guide.

17. Ballistic Jewel

Ballistic jewel case

Known for making tough cases, the Ballistic Jewel is its slimmest case yet and sells for only $19.99. You can opt for various colors or the translucent version for a sleek, simple case to protect your phone. If you want to change your iPhone 5 case to a new design, check out the options avaiable in our best iPhone 5 cases guide.

16. Lifeproof Fre

Lifeproof Fre

As a waterproof case for the iPhone 5s, the Lifeproof Fre ($79.99) is the idea case for those who want to keep water and grime out of their phone, but still access the phone’s fingerprint feature.

15. Moshi SenseCover


The Moshi SenseCover ($45) is a new faux leather flip-style case for your iPhone 5s that has a built-in window, along with touch sensors which allow you answer calls, check what time it is and more.

14. Spigen SGP Slim Armor

Spigen SGP Slim Armor

The sleek Spigen SGP Slim Armor case provides great protection and won’t break that bank at only $17.99.

13. Pad & Quill Little Pocket Book

Pad & Quill Little Pocket Book

Pad & Quill Little Pocket Book ($60) case is unique and novel with an bamboo interior frame with slots on its inside for storing credit cards, cash and cards is a great option for those want a more stylish case.

12. Element Rogue Black Ops

Element Rogue Black Ops

The Element Rogue Black Ops is a more affordable option from Element’s lineup that has cases that go for $200+, but this one does the job for only $99.95.

11. Urban Armor Maverick

Urban Armor Maverick

The Urban Armor Maverick ($34.95) features an armor shell that has an impact resistant soft core, yet it’s light weight thanks to its composite construction. It also has oversized tactile button and an easy-to-access touchscreen and ports.

10. Typo iPhone Keyboard

 Typo iPhone Keyboard

When radio and TV show host Ryan Seacrest wanted his iPhone to be more like a Blackberry, Typo fulfilled his wish with the iPhone Keyboard  ($99) that features a physical keyboard. It connects to your phone via Bluetooth and did so well that their first batch was so popular that they had a huge wait list and just barely caught up with them all.

9. Ballistic Every1

Ballistic Every1


This Ballistic case ($50)  is super tough, but doesn’t add extra bulk. It also features a built-in kickstand and comes in a variety of colors.

8. Rokform Rockshield V.3

Rockform Rockshield V.3

The Rokform Rockshield V.3 ($39) is not only a case, but features a built-in mount system and includes a car mount for your vehicle.

7. CM4 Q Card Case

CM4 Q Card Case

It’s a case and a wallet in one! The CM4 Q Card Case is great for those looking for an all-in-one option and it’s amiable in a variety of colors for only $39.99.

6. G-Form Xtreme

G-Form Xtreme

freak out whenever you drop your phone when you have the G-Form Xtreme ($39.99) protecting it! The case features there layers of protection that combines its “patented Reactive Protection Technology with a rigid outer polycarbonate shell and an inner shock-absorbing TPE insert.”

5. Gumdrop Drop Tech Series


Here’s another cool tough case ($45) that features two layers of protection that conforms to your phone and a built-in screen cover.

4. Incipio Atlas ID


The Incipio Atlas ID ($89) is a waterproof case that comes in a variety of colors and is constructed with five defensive layers to protect agains shock, dirt and dust.

3. Mapi Orion

Mapi Orion

Made for the stylish, the Mapi Orion ($90) is made from high-quality leather. the flipper-style case allows you to prop up the phone horizontally or vertically and comes in different colors.

2. Mophie Juice Pack Plus


The battery case ($119)  provides lots of powers for those who need more juice throughout the day. It has highest capacity battery (2100mAh), more than doubling the battery life of your iPhone.

1. OtterBox Armor Series

 OtterBox Armor Series

If you need a tough case, the OtterBox Armor Series ($99.99) is their toughest yet. Available in three color, it features a slim design and is waterproof up to 6.6 feet for up to 30 minutes.