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The best cases for iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Plus, iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max

The new iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Pro models are here and with them comes a new wave of anxieties around scratching or breaking them, so here are the best cases to keep that new jewel protected.

With glass on the front and back and either aluminum or stainless steel around the edge, no matter how tough Tim Cook says the iPhones are, they are scratch magnets. Not only that, but with no real protection around the corners of the screen glass, that ceramic shield isn’t going to withstand many drops.

When picking the best covers, we care about three things: aesthetics, durability, and price. We don’t want to recommend some over-the-top monstrosity that makes your phone virtually unpocketable. We’ve handpicked some sleek, stylish options that you won’t feel embarrassed to pull out of your pocket.

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Best iPhone 14 cases

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Spigen EZ Fit screen protector

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And while we’re recommending some cases, let’s pay attention to protecting that display. Screen protectors are available at plenty of price points with varying degrees of quality. It could be tempting to get that dirt cheap plastic film, but stop right there!

Chances are they will not be the correct size to fully cover your screen and thanks to the cheaper material, they are not actually scratch resistant.

So what’s our recommendation? Personally, I always go for one of two.

Spigen EZ FIT glass screen protector

The 9H tempered glass provides tonnes of protection and the adhesive is strong enough to last throughout the duration of your ownership of the iPhone 14.

And it comes with an alignment frame, so you can get it perfectly lined up without breaking a sweat. You can pick one up directly from Spigen.

Belkin UltraGlass Screen Protector (opens in new tab)

Available exclusively from Apple directly, this Lithium Aluminosilicate screen protector provides 2x more protection than your standard tempered glass, with a chemically toughened surface to prevent any scratches or scuffs.

You also get an easy-align tray to get the perfect line up of your screen protector every time.

Jason England
Staff Writer

Jason brings a decade of tech and gaming journalism experience to his role as a writer at Laptop Mag. He takes a particular interest in writing articles and creating videos about laptops, headphones and games. He has previously written for Kotaku, Stuff and BBC Science Focus. In his spare time, you'll find Jason looking for good dogs to pet or thinking about eating pizza if he isn't already.