written by: Stephanie M. Lucas•edited by: Simon Hill•updated: 5/27/2011
Looking for iPhone carry cases? Check out this review of some of the top-rated carrying cases for iPhone. Photos with links to purchase online are included, so you won't have to go looking for them yourself if you see something you like. Let's check out what there is out there to choose from.
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1. Cole Haan Small Leather Zip Wallet - $129.95
Want style and functionality in one? The Cole Haan Small Leather Zip Wallet may be for you. Although it's a bit on the spendy side, it is a good quality iPhone carry case. Made of plated cow leather, this zip wallet serves as a clutch that holds three credit cards, a special built in case for your iPhone, iPhone 3G, iPhone 3GS or iPhone 4 and still has enough room for your keys. Zip everything up tightly to keep everything secure for your next night on the town. This case is available in black, grey and red.
For a simple carrying case that clips to your belt, the Marqee Leather Pouch Carrying Case is a great affordable option. This horizontal case keeps your phone safe while you are the go while giving you easy access when you need to use your phone. The case features a scratch-resistant interior to protect your screen, belt clip and a magnetic flap to secure your phone. The Marqee Leather Pouch Carrying Case comes in black and is compatible with iPhone, iPhone 3G, iPhone 3GS and iPhone 4.
Made of Italian leather, the Sena Laterale Case is for those who want a simple design made from quality materials. The case holds your phone laterally, clipping to your belt. A flap encloses your iPhone 4 while in the case and snaps shut for added security. The case comes only in black, but is compatible with Verizon iPhone 4.
If you're looking for a bit more of a flashy look, the Michael Kors Wallet Clutch might be your pick. iPhone case meets designer wallet in this chic blend. The wallet clutch opens up easily with a snap, revealing your iPhone protectively held on one side and your credit cards and money on the other. This full-grain Nappa leather will prove worthy for even your evening attire. Available in three different color schemes, Michael Kors Wallet Clutch is compatible with iPhone 3G, iPhone 3GS and iPhone 4.
5. iPhone 4 Decathlon Sports Armband Case - $24.99
A carrying case for the sporty iPhone users, the iPhone 4 Decathlon Sports Armband Case helps you carry your phone while running, biking or hiking. The lightweight armband straps your phone to your arm in a water-resistant case to protect it from sweat while freeing up your hands. The screen protector allows access to your touch screen, even while your device is strapped to your arm. Don't be fooled by the case's name. It is compatible with iPhone 4, iPhone 3G and iPhone 3GS.
The Incase Deluxe Travel Kit is a carrying case not only for your iPhone, but your iPhone accessories as well. The kit comes with a car charger, preparing you to be on the road with your iPhone. With multiple interior pockets and padded velcro, your phone and accessories will stay secure while you are on the go. Made of a durable nylon and available in black, this iPhone carry case is compatible with all iPhone and iPod models on the market.
Exactly what the name implies, Apple iPod Socks are socks for your iPod or iPhone. $29 buys you a set of 6 bright colored socks to use. What's the point? It's a simple encasement to protect your phone against bumps and scratches from surfaces that you set your phone on when you aren't using it. Going to be carrying your iPhone in a purse or other bag? Slip it into a sock first to protect it while it's in there. Apple iPod socks are compatible with all models of iPhone and iPod.
If it's a stylish pouch to carry your iPhone that you're looking for, Sena Ultraslim Pouch for iPhone 4 is an option you'll want to take a look at. Slip your iPhone 4 into the case for some added protection without a bunch of bulk. This sleek case is available in red or black and is only compatible with iPhone 4.
Looking for something simple that will protect your phone while you have it in your pocket? Slyde ID Case for iPhone 3G/3GS is a sleek leather case that holds your phone and up to three credit cards, while still thin enough to fit comfortably in your pocket. This case is not elaborate or flashy, but is practical. Offered for only $9.99, Slyde ID Case is compatible with iPhone 3G and iPhone 3GS.
If it's a heavy-duty carrying case for iPhone that you need, Pelican i1015 might be just what you are looking for. This crush-proof, dust-proof, water-resistant case will protect your phone from the nastiest of falls and bumps. While the phone is encased you won't have access to the functionality of your phone, but there is an external headphone jack so that you can listen to music while it's in there. Perfect for outdoor sports, this black and clear case is compatible with iPhone, iPhone 3G and iPhone 3GS.