X-Doria: Protective Cases for Your iPhone XS, XS Max & XR

If you just emptied your piggybank to buy a new iPhone, you may not have a lot left over. But more than ever, you need to protect that investment. Fortunately, X-Doria has a lot of reasonably priced options with its Ultra, Shield and Lux line of iPhone Cases (starting at $29.99). I've used them with previous phones and had complements.

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All of the cases offer serious protection from 10- to-12-feet drops, depending on the model. What sets them apart from other protective iPhone cases is the rugged but lightweight aluminum bumper and the cases' acoustic channel redirection. I've always been disappointed that Apple directs sound down instead of toward the user. The X-Doria cases "bend" the sound toward the user (light waves don't bend but sound waves do, which is why we can hear around corners but can't see around corners!)

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The X-Doria models are available in numerous color choices with multiple materials, including carbon fiber styling and leather. 

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Todd Bernhard is a bestselling (6+ million downloads) award-winning (AARP, About.com, BestAppEver.com, Digital Hollywood, and Verizon) developer and founder of NoTie.NET, an app developer specializing in Talking Ringtone apps including AutoRingtone. And his profile photo is of the last known sighting of Mr. Bernhard wearing a tie, circa 2007!

An iPhone is almost always attached to his hip or in his pocket, but over the years, Mr. Bernhard has owned an Apple Newton, a Motorola Marco, an HP 95LX, a Compaq iPaq, a Palm Treo, and a Nokia e62. In addition to writing for iPhone Life, Mr. Bernhard has written for its sister publications, PocketPC Magazine and The HP Palmtop Paper.