Clear iPhone Cases That Protect Your Phone Without Hiding It

They'll deliver great looks and protection in equal measure.

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Nomad

A clear case will let you enjoy your iPhone's original color, yet still protect it from scratches and bumps. Check out our favorite picks for the iPhone X, iPhone 7/8, and iPhone 7/8 Plus.

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Speck
Speck Presidio Clear Case for iPhone X/Xs
$20.79

The Speck Presidio clear case is capable of surviving 8-foot drops, so it's a lot tougher than it looks. The accessory has a dual-layer design and a scratch-resistant finish. Speck backs its creation with a sweet lifetime warranty.

The iPhone Xs Max variant of the case is available here. Of course, Speck offers the cover for the iPhone 7/8 and iPhone 7/8 Plus.

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Spigen
Spigen Ultra Hybrid S Clear Case for iPhone X/Xs
$14.99

A built-in metal kickstand is what separates the Spigen Ultra Hybrid S case from all the other options on this list, making the accessory a must-have for those who like to binge-watch video on the go. Like all Spigen cases, the affordably priced Ultra Hybrid S also offers top-notch protection against scratches and drops.

Spigen offers the case with a semi-transparent darker finish as well. The accessory is also available for the iPhone 7/8, and iPhone 7/8 Plus

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Otterbox
Otterbox Symmetry Series Clear Case for iPhone X/Xs
$19.38

Made from a combination of rubber and polycarbonate, the Otterbox Symmetry series clear iPhone case delivers the brand's signature drop protection in a surprisingly sleek package. The dual-layer case is also surprisingly easy to install, thanks to its one-piece design.

In addition to the iPhone X/Xs, the Symmetry Series clear case is also available for the iPhone Xs Max, iPhone 7/8, and iPhone 7/8 Plus

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UAG
UAG Plyo Series Clear Case for iPhone X/Xs
$39.95

The Plyo series of iPhone cases by Urban Armor Gear are lightweight, yet still capable of meeting military drop-test standards. Each case has corners with a shock-absorbing honeycomb design, as well as a cool mirror-like finish.

You can grab a Plyo case for every iPhone available today. This includes the iPhone Xs Max, iPhone 7/8, and iPhone 7/8 Plus

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tech21
tech21​ Pure Clear Case​ for iPhone X/Xs
$39.95

The tech21 Pure Clear iPhone case has a hard external shell, coupled with a frame that's made from the company's proprietary shock-absorbing material, which will protect your iPhone from drops of up to 10 feet, yet still maintain a sleek profile.

The cover is available for the entire iPhone range, including iPhone Xs Max, iPhone 7/8, and iPhone 7/8 Plus

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Otterbox
​Otterbox​​ Statement Series Clear Case for iPhone Xs
$39.95

Designed exclusively for Apple products, the Statement series of cases are handily among the best-looking accessories Otterbox has to offer. The clear case for the iPhone Xs has beautiful leather or felt accents (depending on the color option) and a frame in a matching color. 

Like all Otterbox cases, the Statement Series is great at keeping your phone intact in case you drop it. The accessory is also available for the iPhone Xs Max, iPhone X, iPhone 7/8, and iPhone 7/8 Plus

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Incase
Incase Pop Case II for iPhone Xs​​
$34.95

The Pop Case II by Incase has a slim profile and a colorful frame that's made from the company's proprietary shock-absorbing material dubbed TENSAERLITE. The frame is available in black or white. 

The Pop Case II is also available for the iPhone Xs Max. You can find the previous generation of the clear case for the iPhone X, iPhone 7/8, and iPhone 7/8 Plus

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Nomad
Nomad Clear Folio Case​ for iPhone X/Xs
$49.95

The Nomad Clear Folio case for the iPhone Xs and iPhone X consists of a clear shell and a cover crafted from high-quality Horween leather that will develop nice patina as it ages. The case can help the iPhone survive drops from up to six feet according to Nomad. 

The leather cover has three pockets for carrying cards, as well as one for storing cash. It's worth noting that Nomad recommends that you use a screen protector on your iPhone to protect its screen from getting scratches from the cards when the Folio is closed.