The absolute best cases for the iPhone 13 mini

Grab some serious protection for the smallest phone in the Apple lineup.

An iPhone with a purple case.

A solid upgrade from Apple’s last generation and one of the smallest premium phones on the market, the iPhone 13 mini is a great phone. We salute you for rejecting big phone culture and sticking with the smallest model available.

The iPhone 13 mini is easier to hold, but drops will do just as much damage. Grab one of these top cases to keep your new phone safe.

Apple Silicone Case

The silicone case is as basic as it gets, but it’ll protect your new phone from everyday drops. This line has a variety of colors designed to complement and contrast the iPhone 13 palette

$49.00 at Apple

Apple Leather Case

Apple’s leather case is the next step up, bringing soft, strong, and stylish protection. The leather line-up has completely separate colors from the silicone offerings.

$59.00 at Apple

Apple Clear Case

Why cover up that beautiful after you spent so much time deciding which color to snag? Made of a clear polycarbonate, this case will protect your iPhone 12 Mini while letting its design breathe.

$49.00 at Apple

OtterBox Aneu Series Case

Otterbox is one of the top-of-the-line phone protectors, and this Apple-exclusive design lives up to expectations. Simple and clean, the Aneu series brings Otterbox quality to an Apple look.

$49.95 at Apple

OtterBox Figura Series Case

Need that Otterbox quality but need a bit of creativity in a case? The Figura Series brings four distinct artsy designs to a tough Otterbox case. Being safe doesn’t mean you can’t be stylish.

$49.95 at Apple

Otterbox Defender Series Pro Case

If you know you’re going to drop your phone every other day no matter what, you should steep up your case game from the jump. The Defender Series is seriously rugged and has an all-over grip to reduce drops.

$64.95 at Otterbox

Spigen Slim Armor Case

This case is ultra slim and just as sturdy. It’ll add serious protection without the bulk that comes with heavy duty cases. Plus, that design is fresh.

$39.99 at Spigen

Spigen Tough Armor Case

If you’re really worried about your phone, you should pick up something tough. This case has impact foam under a durable polycarbonate exterior so your phone can bounce back from a bad drop.

$39.99 at Spigen

Mujjo Full Leather Wallet Case

Like traveling light? With this sophisticated leather case, you can ditch your wallet and carry the couple cards you need right on the back of your phone. Even the buttons get leather casings!

$49.90 from Mujjo

Bandolier Emma Pebble Leather Crossbody Case

Love the minimal carry lifestyle but looking for something with a bit more flair? This leather crossbody case with adjustable straps keeps your iPhone safe and can complete an outfit.

$95.00 at Bandolier

Nomad Modern Leather Folio

If you love the idea of a wallet case, but want your cards a bit more concealed, this folio case is perfect for you. It’s got room for three standard cards, plus cash. And it’s not all looks — this case has still got 10-foot drop protection.

$79.95 from Nomad

Casely iPhone 13 Mini Cases

Casely cases have simple protective specs but this brand is the king of colorful and fun designs. We’re obsessed with this tie dye and purple marble combo, but they’ve got plenty of other neat designs too.

From $25 at Casely

Caseology Nano Pop Case

This silicone case is great if you’re looking for a basic case with a unique pop of color. The color combos are fantastic and the case itself has a low-key sporty design.

$29.99 from Caseology

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