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In conjunction with the iPhone 12 lineup release, Apple launched its new MagSafe cases complementing its new smartphones perfectly. However, since the October 2020 releases, there were few third-party options that included MagSafe technology.
Today, just four months later, the options now include some of the most premium phone accessory brands offering MagSafe-compatible cases in a variety of styles, materials and sizes.
Before checking out these stunning cases, here’s the 411 on MagSafe technology: Apple’s introductory line of MagSafe cases for the iPhone 12 lineup includes magnets built to align directly with the phones.
An iPhone 12 or iPhone 12 Pro placed within one of these cases can connect to other MagSafe accessories like Apple’s popular MagSafe charger, allowing buyers to use their phones from any angle while it charges from the back.
With enough time passed, brands have designed their own cases with this technology built-in. Now, there are enough options available beyond those offered through Apple.
Take a look at some of the best (including the OG: Apple’s silicone MagSafe case) below.
The cases listed below come in sizes for the iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro, iPhone 12 Pro Max and iPhone 12 Mini.
Nomad produces some of the most luxe and sturdy cases on the market. Today, the brand boasts the most recent launch of MagSafe-compatible iPhone cases.
The brand has updated its best-selling Rugged line with MagSafe included in each case. They’re available for all four iPhone 12 models and include brown, black and natural colorways. The cases come in two styles: Rugged Leather and Rugged Folio.
Otterbox has been ahead of the curve for a moment, offering a few MagSafe-compatible iPhone cases in its lineup. From its slim Symmetry Series+ line to the more rugged Defender Series Pro XT case, Otterbox has options galore.
Loved for its high-quality walnut wood craftsmanship, Oakywood recently joined the MagSafe team with a specialty line of cases made for the entire iPhone 12 lineup. These cases easily attach to all compatible MagSafe accessories and have that beautiful vintage, minimalistic design that’s unique to the brand.
4. Moment iPhone 12 Thin Case With MagSafe, $49.99
Moment produces arguably some of the most high-quality phone cases available. The newest lineup of MagSafe-compatible options puts them even more above the bar.
Available for pre-order right now for Feb. 26 shipping, each Moment case comes with a wrist strap connection on the bottom. The case also includes a drop-in lens mount making it compatible with any M-Series mobile lens from the brand.
5. Casetify MagSafe Cases, Starting At $55
Just recently, trendy tech accessories brand Casetify launch its own line of MagSafe cases for the iPhone 12 series. The lineup extends to its best-selling Impact Case, Ultra Impact Case and Mirror Case. Customers also get to customize their cases for free with bold rainbow-hued colorways, beautiful designs and prints, and even their names.
These cases work seamlessly with Apple's ecosystem of MagSafe products and retail for $55 to $80.
We can’t forget what brand started it all: the Apple Silicone Case With MagSafe. Apple updated its signature silky, soft-touch silicone case with this new feature to allow for easy wireless use.
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