iPhone 5C pre-orders begin in just a couple days, and your colorful, new, low-cost (not compared to the iPhone 5F, of course) iPhone will arrive just a week later. If you want to have a case ready for it, or at least an idea of which one you’ll buy when it’s available, check out our second round of iPhone 5C cases. Some of our favorite manufacturers have detailed their initial lineups.
Price: $19.99 to $29.99
STM is rolling out two cases for the iPhone 5C: the Harbour 2 and the Grip. The Harbour 2 for iPhone 5c (pictured below) has a a unique hinge design to easily remove, insert or dock your smartphone.
The Grip for iPhone 5c is a protective phone case with a unique soft touch finish and grippy texture for a secure and comfortable carry.
Available: October 2013
With bold colors and starting at $99, the iPhone 5c will appeal to a broader audience, which will likely include more of the younger demographic. With this in mind, Moshi created iGlaze Remix with six new brightly-hued dual-tone color options, a high-gloss finish and a durable flexible construction. iGlaze Remix is an ideal case for 5c users interested in extra protection and additional options to Apple’s color choices.
Like all cases in the iGlaze line, iGlaze Remix for iPhone 5C provides an incredibly slim fit for the device while adding an element of modern sophistication. iGlaze Remix cloaks the device’s native color, allowing users to customize and personalize their new iPhone 5c.
Available: September 2013
Price: $29.95 to $54.95
Seidio has announced its signature series of cases and a screen guards are now available for the new iPhone 5C and iPhone 5S. The signature series offers a variety of protection levels so each consumer can choose based on their individual needs.
The Surface is a slim and sleek case designed for everyday use. It’s the thinnest option for consumers looking to protect against typical bumps and scratches encountered throughout the day. The Convert (pictured above) is a heavy-duty case meant for the consumer who uses their smartphone in tough, rugged environments. It’s two-cases-in-one, and defends the smartphone from all angles.
TYLT has launched two new protective cases for the iPhone 5C, the TYLT BAND and TYLT RUGGD. The TYLT BAND is designed to make your iPhone 5C look stylish while staying protected, featuring a color band across the case that mimics TYLT’s IDEA Award Winning BAND Car Charger.
The TYLT RUGGD case for the iPhone 5C (pictured above) is structurally and aesthetically designed for the active user. The hard outer shell, premium energy-absorbing inner layer, and reinforced corners create a shock-proof shield with triple reinforcement.
Price: $19.99 to $49.99
Griffin Technology is rolling out a wide array of cases to outfit the newly-announced Apple devices: iPhone 5c and iPhone 5s. Show off the vibrant colors of the new iPhone 5c with Survivor Clear which features a crystal-clear polycarbonate shell with resilient rubber on the edges and corners. Griffin’s entire Survivor collection (pictured below) will soon be available for iPhone 5c.
Users can also flaunt their new iPhone 5c’s vivid hues with Griffin’s ultra-thin Reveal, a translucent polycarbonate shell with slim rubber edges.
Available: Later this year
BuQu Tech has announced it will expand its Magnetyze family of protective cases and magnetic charging systems and accessories to include the newly announced Apple iPhone 5S and 5C smartphones. Magnetyze by BuQu Tech applies patent-pending magnetics technology to keep iPhone and Android smartphones protected, charged and ready to “grab and go.”
For more iPhone 5C case options, read our initial iPhone 5C case announcement roundup.