written by: Arnold Zafra•edited by: Simon Hill•updated: 6/9/2011
If you're one of the lucky people who got the iPhone 4, congratulations. You must be searching the web right now looking for the best iPhone 4 cases. Well, here we round up 10 of the best options available in the market today. Read on to help you decide which case to get.
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Apple iPhone 4 Bumpers
Of course we should start this list with Apple's very own Bumpers for iPhone 4. Don't take this simple looking rubberized and molded plastic case as unappealing because we're pretty sure Apple has a reason why it immediately released the bumpers as soon as the iPhone 4 was released as well. The iPhone 4 Bumper fits snugly around the edges of your iPhone 4. And with six available colors it would certainly add spice to your brand new iPhone 4. If you've been following the news, these iPhone 4 bumpers could improve your iPhone 4's signal too. (Price: $29.99)
Fans of the CandyShell hard cases for Mac computers and previous iPhone models would surely be glad to know that their favorite line has also released hard cases for iPhone 4. Speck's CandyShell for iPhone 4 gives you the same quality and durability of other CandyShell protective cases. The iPhone 4 CandyShell hard case is available in various colorful, almost neon colors. This iPhone 4 case has a thin, hard-shell coating with soft rubbery interior lining, bezel and button covers. (Price: $34.99)
This iPhone case from Belkin is quite unique because of its dual design. It's upper portion is made of clear hard polycarbonate shell which was designed to show off the iPhone logo while its scratch-resistant lower portion is colored and offers a soft touch grip with secured hold. It is also shock-absorbent so your iPhone 4 is protected against drops and bumps. (Price: $29.99)
The Incipio Feather hard shell case for iPhone 4 is definitely thin, measuring only 1mm. It is made of an ultra light, ultra strong polymer and provides form-fitting and durable production to your iPhone 4 without adding bulk. In the looks department, this case features a soft touch pearl finish. The case comes with 2 surface protectors and a cleaning cloth. Due to its thin form factor, you can use your iPhone with this case on any of the docks available for the iPhone 4. (Price: $24.99)
I used to have the Case-Mate Barely There Case for my iPhone 3GS and one thing I really like about this product line is that it lives up to its name. With this case, nothing would seem to come between you and your iPhone 4. It sports an extremely slim profile and yet provides ample protection for your iPhone 4. The case is impact resistant, flexible and covers both the back and corners of your iPhone 4. It also comes with an iPhone 4 screen protection kit. (Price: $29.99)
HardCandy Cases Bubble Soft iPhone 4 hard case has a soft-touch texture and yet remains hard enough to give your iPhone 4 ample protection from accidental drops and bumps. It's made of polycarbonate material and has an easy snap-on design which also provides quick access to all the media controls of your iPhone 4. This case is also lightweight and has rubber slide strips inside of the case that fit your iPhone 4 pretty well. (Price: $34.95)
Made from a form-hugging polycarbonate shell, the Gumdrop Surf Slider iPhone 4 case suits iPhone 4 owners who surf or love the surfing lifestyle. It fits snugly on to your iPhone 4 and provides you with access to your phone's media controls. The semi-transparent polycarbonate body of the case does not hide your iPhone 4's design as well. (Price: $34.95)
It's AGF's first iPhone 4 case and it's made of a soft, non-slip silicone that provides enough protection for your iPhone 4, ensuring the it's free from everyday wear and tear. The iPhone 4 Vent Case is uniquely designed and looks like an air vent with holes. This helps your iPhone 4 stay cool as well. (Price: $16.99)
The BoxWave Apple iPhone 4 Cyclone Crystal Slip Case offers an ultra low profile rubberized protective case that snugly fits on to your iPhone 4. It's made of anti-slip and cushioned material that provides protection from accidental bumps. Not only does this case protects your iPhone 4 but it also add some style via its cyclone debased patterns on the back.
The Marware SportGrip Edge for iPhone 4 offers minimalist form factor and yet ample protection for your iPhone 4. It has a soft band that stretches to fit snugly around the edges of your iPhone 4. The case protects the edges and corners of your iPhone 4 against minor impacts. What's great about this case is that it prevents your phone's front and back from contacting the surface when you lay it down. The case also comes with two thin sheets of static-cling protective film that is fitted to the shape of the iPhone 4's front and back. This film keeps your iPhone 4 free from scratches, dirt and moisture. (Price: $19.99)