The Week in iPhone Cases: Puppy, koala, or fox? Check out Case-Mate’s cute animal-shaped cases

This week’s roundup of new iPhone cases brings you wallet-style cases from Truffol and SwitchEasy, retro game-inspired alternatives from PureGear, and classic options from Krown Case and Patchworks.

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Puppy, koala, or fox? Check out Case-Mate’s cute animal-shaped cases

This week’s roundup of new iPhone cases brings you wallet-style cases from Truffol and SwitchEasy, retro game-inspired alternatives from PureGear, and classic options from Krown Case and Patchworks.

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Case-Mate

Squeee! The Creature (iPhone 6; $30) is no ordinary case, sporting adorable animal designs with a matching charm.

The case, made of flexible silicone, includes a raised bezel, button covers, and cutouts for the iPhone’s ports and buttons. The Creature collection includes three more animal-shaped designs: Fox, koala, and piggy.

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Cygnett

The WorkMate (iPhone 6, $30) sports a sturdy frame manufactured from three different materials combined with a rubberized back.

The case features shock-absorbent corners, includes an anti-distortion ring for halo-free photos, and combines PC, TPU, and silicone for all-around protection. It comes in blue/black, solid black, or red/black.

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EC Technology

The EC Case (iPhone 6; price unavailable) highlights incoming call alerts by making the the iPhone’s LED-based alerts setting even brighter.

Made of transparent TPU, the case sports an ergonomic layout, includes precise cutouts for the iPhone’s buttons, camera opening, and Lighting port, and comes in silver or dark gray.

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Krown Case

The Slim Aluminum Case (iPhone 6 and 6 Plus; $25 to $27) blends seamlessly with your iPhone’s original design, and adds a layer of brushed aluminum for additional protection.

This elegant case sports an interior soft rubber lining, a fingerprint-resistant treatment, and a precise cutout for your camera. The Slim Aluminum Case is available in black, gold, blue, or red.

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FlexiShield

The Encase (iPhone 6; $9) features a sturdy, flexible gel material that improves your grip without adding significant bulk.

The case is easy to install, and sports press-through button covers and cutouts for the iPhone’s ports. It’s available in a number of see-through finishes, such as smoke black, frost white, light blue, pink, solid white, or blue.

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Patchworks

The ITG Level 1 (iPhone 6 and 6 Plus; $22) sports a dual-layer construction for enhanced protection against drops and falls.

Made of polycarbonate and TPU, the case meets military drop test standards from up to 4 feet high, comes with a raised bezel, and sports generous openings for the iPhone’s buttons and ports. The Level 1 comes in white, brown, red, or black.

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PureGear

Inspired by the old-school maze games of your youth, the Amazing Case (iPhone 6; $35) sports an actual playable maze on the back designed to keep you busy when you can’t use your phone (dead battery, anyone?).

The case, built to be sturdy and flexible, comes in black/green, blue/yellow, or pink/yellow.

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SwitchEasy

A worthy alternative to your wallet, the LifePocket SL (iPhone 6; $35) sports plenty of room for your cash and up to six credit cards, plus a useful elastic band that keeps everything secure while you’re out and about.

Available in blue, black, orange, yellow, or pink, the LifePocket SL sports a splashproof PU leather finish complete with connector protector, two card slots inside its cover, and a bigger pocket on the outside with room for four more. The case even turns into a stand in landscape orientation with support for multiple viewing angles.

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Truffol

The Intelli Luxe (iPhone 6; $30) features a functional layout that offers added protection and extra storage for your essentials.

Made of premium Italian leather, the case includes an RFID-blocking inner pocket that keeps credit cards and driver licences safe from data theft, two additional slots in the back, and a magnetic clasp to keep things securely closed during a busy day on the move.