With price tags ranging from $699 for the 64GB iPhone 8 to $949 for the 256GB iPhone 8+, it's safe to call these new Apple smartphones an investment. You have an instinct to protect such an outlay of money. The best way to do that is to wrap it up in a case. Both models are designed with solid glass instead of the aluminum of previous models. And where there's glass, there's a heartbroken iPhone owner staring at a shattered screen. Check out our list of five of the best business-friendly cases for the iPhone 8/8+ that will keep the phone safe – and maybe let you take a few of the phone features to the next level.
Tech21 Evo Tactical
Let's face it, you're going to drop your shiny new iPhone 8/8+. In fact, you're going to drop it a bunch of times. The Evo Tactical case has you (and your phone) covered. Designed with FlexShock and a three-layer impact absorption system, the Evo Tactical offers 9.9-foot fall protection, drop after drop. It also has a textured grip to reduce slips. The Evo Tactical is available in four colors – rose, blue, violet and black – and costs $39.99 for the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8+.
Hitcase Shield Link
Capture the perfect shot without skipping a beat. The Hitcase Shield Link has a magnetic attachment that allows you to easily connect an external lens, turning any moment into a photo shoot. The lenses – super wide, wide and macro – are sold separately and range from $24.99 to $34.99. The case is also IP68 waterproof and includes drop protection for up to 10 feet. What's more, it is one of the thinnest and lightest cases on the market, so you don't have to worry about adding bulk to your iPhone. The Hitcase Shield Link is available in metallic silver, black and rose gold and costs $89.99. The case is currently available for preorder and ships in October 2017 for the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8+.
Belk Slim Hybrid
Being able to work on the run efficiently means traveling light. With the Belk Slim Hybrid, you can leave your wallet or bag in the office while you run errands or go to off-site meetings. The case has a hidden slot in its polycarbonate shell, sized for a credit card or building ID. The slot hinge is also designed to be a kickstand for the phone, so you can set your phone on any flat surface and do a video conference hands-free. The case also features fortified corner bumpers to reduce the impact of drops. The Belk Slim Hybrid comes in five colors – black, blue, green, gray and rose gold – and is $8.99 for the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8+.
Showcasing your best self on your social media pages is a kind of a business requirement these days. With the LuMee Duo, you can capture quality work selfies in a snap and avoid getting lost in the void of finding the perfect filter to brighten up dark shots. The case has built-in LEDs to make every picture post-worthy and drop protection to keep your phone intact. The LuMee Duo comes in four case colors – black matte, gold matte, rose matte and white gloss – and is available for $69.95 for the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8+.
Portfolio phone cases are appealing because they allow you to protect your entire phone, but most are not convenient, since you have to open them every time you want to access your device. Moshi SenseCover avoids that issue by incorporating a thin touch-responsive cover into the design, allowing you to answer and talk on your iPhone 8 without opening the case. The case cover is also designed with a viewing window, letting you glance at the time, date or caller ID without flipping it open. Built with military-grade drop protection, the SenseCover alleviates worries about front or back phone damage for even the most active professional. Available in pink, black and beige, the SenseCover is $44.95 for the iPhone 8/8+.