The best iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus cases

These are the best cases, sleeves, and wallets around for the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus to keep that fragile glass back safe from harm.

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Best iPhone 8 cases

The iPhone 8 has one major design change from the 7: a glass back, which allowed Apple to introduce wireless charging, but comes at the cost of making the phone seriously more fragile.

That means investing in a decent case is more important than ever, as now it's not just the screen that you risk cracking if you drop your shiny new phone.

It's worth noting that the dimensions of the new models are fractionally different to the last generation, so most iPhone 7 cases should fit - but some form-fitting cases might not. Since we don't have an iPhone 8 in the office yet, we also haven't tested if any of these cases interfere with wireless charging, but we will do as soon as we can.

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The iPhone 8 has one major design change from the 7: a glass back, which allowed Apple to introduce wireless charging, but comes at the cost of making the phone seriously more fragile.

That means investing in a decent case is more important than ever, as now it's not just the screen that you risk cracking if you drop your shiny new phone.

It's worth noting that the dimensions of the new models are fractionally different to the last generation, so most iPhone 7 cases should fit - but some form-fitting cases might not. Since we don't have an iPhone 8 in the office yet, we also haven't tested if any of these cases interfere with wireless charging, but we will do as soon as we can.

iPhone 8 Silicone Case

Probably the first thought for people looking for an iPhone 8 case, Apple's official silicone case will fit either the 7 or 8, and offers protection from bumps and scrapes - though we're not sure we'd trust it for serious drop protection.

It's also available for the iPhone 8 Plus or in leather.

Apple iPhone 8 Leather Case

A tad pricey, but the leather case from Apple is the best fitting case out there, and one of the most hard wearing. 

Apple's attention to detail is evident, and the metal buttons feel and work perfectly when the case is on. The company has started changing its colours depending on the season, so check out the autumn colours - they're very attractive and will keep that glass back iPhone 8 safe.

Also for iPhone 8 Plus here.

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Peel case for iPhone 8

If you want an iPhone 8 case that offers protection without adding too much bulk, then Peel might be the case for you. This is one of the thinnest cases out there, and Peel's aim is for you to forget it's even there - there isn't even a Peel logo, so the design is all Apple.

Speck Presidio Grip for iPhone 8

This Speck case should offer rugged, reliable drop protection for the iPhone 8, while the textured grip helps stop those drops from happening at all, while adding a pretty distinctive aesthetic.

Also available for the iPhone 8 Plus.

Tech21 Evo Check for iPhone 8

Tech21's Evo Check case offers lightweight but robust protection, with a unique check design on the inside of the rear that helps hold the phone in place - though doesn't offer a grippy texture on the outside of the case.

It's available in a few colours, along with a pricier floral design, and is also out for 8 Plus.

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Ted Baker Glitter Hard Shell

This one's a little more bling. This Ted Baker hard shell case should keep your phone safe, while also being so shiny you can use it to blind any would-be thieves. It's available in Silver or Rose Gold, and there's a variant for the iPhone 8 Plus too.

Check out the full range of Ted Baker cases if you want to see more.

Olixar Gel Case for iPhone 8

If you're worried about protecting your phone from scrapes and preserving that Apple aesthetic, but aren't looking for heavy-duty drop protection, consider Olixar's ultra-thin gel case. It's totally transparent, and thin enough that you can almost forgot it's there at all.

You'll find more Olixar iPhone 8 Cases and iPhone 8 Plus Cases over at MobileFun.

Toast iPhone 8 cover

This Toast cover won't offer much protection from drops (though it will at least keep scratches at bay), but it does look pretty fantastic.

Available in three different wood finishes and a variety of engraved designs (including the option to completely customise it) it's a great way to make your iPhone your own. Plus, you can rest safe in the knowledge that your phone cover is totally eco-friendly.

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Pad & Quill Bella Fino Wallet for iPhone 8

There's no shortage of leather iPhone wallets around, so it can be hard for case manufacturers to stand out. Pad & Quill has opted for a two-tone design to differentiate, with an interior leather finish that contrast with the outside.

The downside is that there's no protective bumper for your phone - there's only an adhesive to keep the device inside the wallet, which might be enough to make you nervous.

UAG Plyo for iPhone 8

Protection has always come first with Urban Armor Gear cases, and the Plyo is no exception - but unlike some of the brand's other gear, this time design hasn't been completely forgotten.

The simple translucent design doesn't obstruct that lovely glass back, but should go a long way towards keeping it safe, with 3m drop protection and a rugged build.

Mous iPhone 8 Case

Mous cases are among the best we've seen for pairing drop protection with stunning design, offering a selection of slick cases made with a choice of five different materials: carbon fibre, leather, walnut (pictured), bamboo, or shell.

They're not cheap, but neither was your iPhone, and a Mous case should complement it perfectly.

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