The most premium device of the iPhone 13 lineup, iPhone 13 Pro Max, deserves something that not only adds a bit of protection but also offers elegance. And that’s exactly what the best leather cases for iPhone 13 Pro Max do.
However, with abundant options in the market, you may get confused. Hence, I’ve rounded up a list of the best leather cases that offer different functionality and feature varying price points. Let’s get started!
1. Mujjo full leather wallet case: Editor’s choice
Made of vegetable-tanned full-grain leather soft on the outside, the Mujjo full leather case is a premium choice available in riot colors that look incredible due to the aniline oil treatment.
Finely lined, rich Japanese microfibers and the sophisticated satin finish of the leather case make it truly adorable. The buttons are well enclosed within the case, giving you 100% responsiveness. On top of that, the raised bezels, including the rear-camera bump, offer you extra protection from abrasive surfaces.
Additionally, it is super slim, which only accentuates the spectacular design of your device. No wonder it has received rave reviews from the likes of the New York Times and Forbes. Not to mention, the case supports MagSafe wireless charging and comes with a 2-year warranty and a 30-day return policy!
Check out our full review of Mujjo’s leather cases for the iPhone 13 Series.
- Top-notch leather finish
- Raised bezels and camera bump
- 2-year warranty
- 30-day return policy
- Can only fit up to 2 cards
2. Nomad modern leather case: Offers built-in NFC card
Made of polycarbonate frame and vegetable-tanned Horween leather, the Nomad modern leather case takes a modern take on the classic leather case.
What’s most interesting is the technicalities it offers. A scientifically tested TPE bumper along with polycarbonate microfiber lining ensures that your iPhone gets full-on protection.
The raised edges also add to the case’s safety, offering 10 ft. drop protection. So, you can relax if you accidentally drop your iPhone 13 Pro Max from a minimal height. You can also use MagSafe charging owing to the nickel-plated neodymium magnets embedded in the case.
The unique rugged patina that develops over time is an absolute stunner. Moreover, it’s a built-in NFC digital card to help you share your contact details, social media info, and more effortlessly by tapping this case’s back to another phone.
- Premium horween leather
- TPE bumper and protective microfiber lining
- Develops luxurious patina
- 10 ft. drop protection
- Slippery back
3. Apple leather case with MagSafe: The official choice
Apple’s very own leather case supports fast wireless charging and has built-in magnets that allow easy attach and detach every time. With a slim and slender look, it’s practically weightless.
Moreover, the leather is specially tanned that feels soft on the outside and develops a natural patina over time.
Just like all certified Apple leather cases, this one has gone through thousands of hours of testing to protect your phone from scratches and drops. The only drawback is that the case leaves slight imprints upon using MagSafe charging.
- Easy to attach and detach
- MagSafe compatible
- Multiple color options
- Attracts imprints upon using MagSafe charging
4. Bellroy leather case: Most sustainable case
If you’re looking for top-quality premium leather, look no further than this glossy Bellroy leather case. The leather is tanned using the revolutionary technique and has a gold rating from the Leather Working Group. Thus, giving you all the credentials.
To add on, the case features HeiQ V-Block, a Swiss antimicrobial tech, which protects it from microbial attacks. It is sustainable and non-toxic.
The soft microfiber lining and chamfered edges add to the feel and durability. You can also carry up to 3 cards in it.
Backed by a 3-year warranty, this leather case combines style, protection, and sustainability.
- Premium leather
- HeiQ V-Block antimicrobial tech
- Durable and lightweight
- 3-year warranty
- Most expensive on the list
- Not Magsafe compatible
5. SHIELDON magnetic wallet case: Multifunctional
Made of genuine and top-layer cowhide leather, this SHIELDON magnetic leather case has a cushion buffer and dual-layer shockproof protection to protect your iPhone from bumps and drops.
What’s more? The case’s inner lining of polyester fabric and RFID blocking material enhances durability and protects your private data from unauthorized scams. Besides, the case acts as a kickstand and wallet with its full-length pocket and 3 card slots.
To top it off, the case has a hidden magnetic closure keeping your valuables secured in place. The cutouts for your camera, speaker, ports, and flash are precise and functional.
- RFID blocking
- Cushion buffer and dual-layer shockproof protection
- Turns into a kickstand
- Magnetic closure might get weak due to more cards
6. CYRILL brick case: 4-layer drop protection
What makes the Cyrill leather case so special is its quadruple layer of protection that prevents your iPhone from the usual bumps and drops. In addition, it also offers protection from fingerprints, dust, and scratches.
Moreover, the case is crafted using vegan leather that ensures your iPhone doesn’t lose its luster due to dust and oil stains. The neutral color of the case makes it luxurious and casual simultaneously.
Further, the case offers protection to the entire device, courtesy of the Spigen technology. The cutouts are precise, and the TPU bumpers of the case provide added protection to the iPhone.
- Excellent fingerprint protection
- Vegan leather built
- 4-layer drop protection
- Shock-absorbent and scratch-free
- Not compatible with MagSafe
7. Otterbox folio case: Most sturdy
This Otterbox folio case is crafted using premium leather, making it a perfect combination of protection and style. Besides its functional and fashionable folio design, the case features a pocket to carry your cards and cash. Moreover, its magnetic latch keeps the folio intact even if you fold the front cover to the back.
What’s more? The case comes with a certified Drop+ protection logo, signifying its rigorous testing and ensuring three times the usual safety concerning drops and bumps.
Moreover, Otterbox offers a limited lifetime warranty! I recommend buying it if you plan to use the case for a long time.
- Military-standard protection
- Snug fit and slim
- Limited lifetime warranty
- Drop+ protection
- Limited space for cards and cash
- Stiff button cover
8. Lonli x JUST in CASE Series case: Easy to hold
Lonli launched a case made with premium, cruelty-free leather, easy to grip, and soft to touch. The case is multifunctional – it comes with a finger strap, kickstand, and card slot, which can hold up to 2 cards.
Moreover, although the description on Amazon doesn’t mention it, the stand is magnetic. Hence, whether you watch a short video or movie, the stand ensures your iPhone is sealed in its position.
Further, it features raised edges to protect the camera and screen from drops and scratches. Additionally, there is no logo on the case so that you don’t feel like you’re walking with a billboard.
- Stores up to 2 cards
- Features a magnetic finger/hand strap
- Doubles up as a kickstand
- Snug fit
- Limited color options
9. Pad & Quill Pocket Book case: Compact and slim
A perfect fit for iPhone 13 Pro Max, this case is the most compact one yet on this list. It is made of full-grain American leather and is compatible with MagSafe chargers.
The case is pretty slim despite the nylon stitching and the UV-resistant exterior that ages gracefully with time. You can keep your business cards and other IDs in the case and have easy access to them as it can store 5-7 cards.
Further, cameras and ports are perfectly accessible. Moreover, it supports 3-coil wireless charging.
- Marine-grade protection
- 25-year warranty
- Luxurious full-grain leather
- Can carry up to 7 credit cards
- Chances of slight discoloration
This wraps up our list of the best leather cases for iPhone 13 Pro Max. Leather cases are the best choice when one wants to focus on durability and quality. Moreover, they age beautifully over time. So which case did you like the best? Share in the comments below!
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