Best ultra thin and elegant iPhone 7 cases

Best ultra thin and elegant iPhone 7 cases
One of the big advantages of the iPhone 7 is that... it is small. Yep, you might look with bemusement at a 4.7" handset in this day and age, but when carrying it around and using it with one hand, you'll appreciate the footprint. 

Moreover, this screen diagonal makes the phone conducive to all kinds of cases, even thick and armor-like, as they still don't add all that much girth to the slim and tiny handset. Ditto for battery cases that add a whale hump to your phone.

Apple said it improved on the battery life of the iPhone 7, though, plus every once in a while you are likely to land at a crossroad, wanting to keep most of the thin and measured design of your $600+ phone visible, but at the same time want to have that same expensive handset protected from the daily wear, keeping its value longer. 

Enter the ultra thin 'barely there' cases that weave around your iPhone 7 like a plastic wrap, and still offer a piece of mind when you drop your handset to the floor. Here's a fine collection of those for you to consider.

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Related phones

iPhone 7
  • Display 4.7" 750 x 1334 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 7 MP front
  • Processor Apple A10 Fusion, Quad-core, 2340 MHz
  • Storage 256GB
  • Battery 1960 mAh(14h 3G talk time)



1. SpookySager

Posts: 5; Member since: Sep 21, 2016

From my experience, most of the thin cases I've tried are just as slippery as the bare iPhone. The only thin-ish case I've found that offers a really good grip is the Spigen Thin Fit matte black model. Do any of the cases discussed in this article offer any type of grip?

2. nepalisherpa

Posts: 338; Member since: Jul 17, 2015

I have a Tozo and, while it's not grippy, it is better than the phone where I feel comfortable using it with just one hand.

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