Apple’s extremely soft leather cases have once again been updated for the latest batch of iPhones. Ahead of the iPhone 13’s release, we’re getting our hands dirty with all the new colors.
Size and fit
While Apple offers all of its leather case colors in variations for the iPhone 13 mini, iPhone 13, and iPhone 13 Pro Max, we’ll be looking at the iPhone 13 Pro model.
We’ve already pointed this out in our hands-on work with Apple’s silicone cases, but we’ll say it again here. Unlike the iPhone 12, the iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 Pro cases are not interchangeable.
IPhone 13 Pro case on iPhone 13 dummy unit
As the iPhone 13 Pro has a much larger camera module, the iPhone 13 cases won’t fit inside. While the iPhone 13 Pro cases will fit the iPhone 13, there will be a noticeable gap around the camera bump.
Design and new colors
Just as Apple didn’t massively change the design of its iconic silicone case, the leather cases also remained unchanged. That doesn’t stop them from being one of our favorites, however.
The experience of the leather case is superior to that of the silicone case including the packaging. While the silicone case is placed in a thin box with a self-adhesive seal, the leather case has a thicker, sticker-free box.
Instead, it has an all-paper locking mechanism that opens and closes. It’s a small detail, but Apple differentiates between the quality levels.
The anodized metal buttons on the Apple leather case
The case itself has a hard interior with super soft leather on the outside and an embossed Apple logo in the center of the back. On the sides, the buttons are pieces of anodized aluminum, the color of which matches the cases themselves.
The inside of Apple’s leather case
Inside is a soft microfiber lining that will prevent any scratches on your phone. You can also see a circle inside, indicating that the case supports MagSafe.
The new seasonal colors for the iPhone 13 are Golden Brown, Dark Cherry, Sequoia Green, Midnight, and Wisteria.
Although the iPhone 13 wasn’t released until September 24, Apple’s new leather cases – and silicone cases – are available to order now. You can find them on Amazon for $ 59.99.