Best Waterproof iPhone 5 Cases

waterproof iphone 5If you made an effort and bought the lovely iPhone 5 probably you want to be sure your precious gadget is protected. While the market is abundant with various eye catching models of cases that promise to embrace your phone and make sure it stays as good as new, only some of them are waterproof. And for a few people waterproof means a lot more then protection from spills.

Some people are adventurous and like to live life to the edge, some simply can’t stand leaving their iPhone,  not even when they go for a swim, for scuba diving or snorkeling. With the following waterproof cases you can ride the tide and check in your location on Facebook in the same time.

iPhone 5 Armor Series Case

Otter strengthens its position again as a leader on the profile market for cases and other accessories with the Armor Series. Considered a rebirth of the classic OtterBox protection, the iPhone 5 series case is distinguished by: watertight latches, O-ring seals, port covers and mesh coverings. These allow the  Armor Series case to be completely waterproof, tolerating submersion for 30 minutes in up to 6.6 feet of water. Vents made of a non-permeable membrane and protective mesh layer allow sound to move through while keeping harmful elements out. The exterior of the case features advanced materials that protect the device from 10 foot drops. The high-strength reinforced plastic of the Armor Series case can withstand up to two tons of crushing force, while the built-in screen protector prevents scratches and damage to the glass display. Get protection that truly inspires confidence with the Armor Series waterproof iPhone 5 case by OtterBox. Available in the following colors: Neon, Electric Orange and Arctic.



Lifeproof iPhone 5 Case

While opinions are divided when it comes to the price and functionality of the Lifeproof iPhone 5 case, two things are clear- it is waterproof and  the design is really elegant, thin, light. Water proof, dirt proof, snow proof and shock proof protection lets you enjoy your iPhone each and every day, no matter the conditions. Aesthetics were closely considered when the case was designed, so you can easily access your iPhone 5’s – touch screen, camera, buttons, microphones and speakers and the crystal clear optical-glass lens ensures distortion-free photography. The sleek silhouette showcases your iPhone 5’s already legendary design which you can’t say about most of the waterproof cases. The model ensures the security of your smartphone in a submersible activity up to 6.6’ (2m) for 30 minutes. Available colors: black and white.

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iPhone 5 Ultimate Waterproof Case by iContact

Customer reviews show people are generally content with the results they had with the iContact Waterproof case for iPhone. Either they used it at the beach and needed protection against sand and water or at snowboarding where again water and bumps are inevitable, the convenient iContact case behaved like a pro. Make sure you buy specifically a case for you iPhone model because they have a similar one for iPhone 4. Without fear of damage from weather, water, dirt or sand you can chat, take pictures, record videos, stream live video, listen to music. The iContact  is certified to protect from immersion in water for 30 minutes at a depth of 1 meter. It’s design offers a superior grip and comfortable feel. The case is practical and easy to clean. You can make and receive calls, take photos and operate your phone in the case without signal interference  so you lose nothing by adding protection. The case features sharp view lenses on the front and back, turning your iPhone 5 into a high-quality, waterproof camera.

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Griffin Survivor Underwater Case for iPhone 5

Another popular name on the smartphone case and accessories market is Griffin. Their Survivor line establishes new standards for outdoor protection. It is really easy to use:  especially designed to ensure protection and freedom around and in water the case  is submersible down to 10 feet but functional enough to use every day. The model was tested and results show that you can dive up to 3 m deep and still be able to take photos, share videos and do whatever else you like to do with your iPhone. Live your life’s adventure and take your smartphone with you!



DryCASE Water-Proof Case for iPhone 5

For those that really take the outdoors seriously DryCASE Water-Proof is the answer for their needs to protect the smartphone from the impact of their adventurous lives. It is a flexible, crystal clear waterproof case that allows complete use of your phone or camera while keeping it dry and clean. The pack comes with a convenient armband and neck lanyard that let your hands free while you stay connected to the technology. The case is crystal clear on both sides, perfect for taking pictures or videos. What is amazing about this case is that it works at 100 feet underwater for 1 hour- that is something that makes the difference in the waterproof cases segment. Please note, the girl in the photo does not come with the package:)!



Seidio OBEX Waterproof Case for iPhone 5

With a design that ensures a firm grip and waterproof membranes that prevent external matter from entering the microphone and speakers while maintaining sound quality, the Seidio OBEX case is worth considering. Water, snow, mud, other liquids, dust, and sand are no longer threatening your precious iPhone, whether you are at the beach or at a sky resort. It is great for daily use due to its modern design or you can use it only for your outdoor escapades. It protects the phone from  4 feet drops, different angles,  continuous submersion and it does not interfere with radio signals, Bluetooth or Wi-Fi. Available colors: black and white.

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Kwik Tek Dry Pak Cell Phone Case

If you love swimming, going to the beach, surfing, kayaking, diving and other water sports you will appreciate the practicality of this protection case. Many prefer to leave their phones in the hotel room or in the car when they go to the beach- not only the water but also the sand, the oily sun lotion on your hands and body they all threaten your iPhone. The dry pack case is the ideal solution for that. Without interfering with the sound quality,Wi-Fi, GPS. The only inconvenient is that you can’t take pictures with the iPhone if you use this case. Also the case can protect your money, documents, whatever you want to keep out of water and sand.



As you can see the market offers various models when it comes to waterproof iPhone cases. You just have to decide if you want something for everyday use or a case for holidays or weekends when you spend most of the time outdoors. Most of these cases have pretty reasonable prices and I think they worth the investment since the alternative- ruining your smartphone or scratching it would cost a lot more to fix.

I hope you enjoyed the post and if you experienced any situations when having a waterproof case paid off, please share it in a comment!