Life On The Flip Side: The 7 Best Flip Cases for Your Phone

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* Flip cases combine phone protection with wallet-like utility
* Can hold credit cards, bills and more
* Styles ranging from retro-futurist to handsome and chic

Whether you pine for the retro appeal of the flip phone or just take an interest in the undeniable utility of a flip out case, the flip case makes a strong– case– for itself when it comes to housing today’s sleek, monolithic smartphones. Here are seven of the best flip cases for your phone, ranging from slim wallet-style cases to cases that double as mini clutches for a night out.

1. WenBelle Wallet Case

The WenBelle Wallet Case is designed like a nice tweed and leather wallet. It holds an iPhone 6/6s and retains plenty of room for cards and bills.

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2. CMai 2 Detachable Card Carrier Case

The CMai 2 detachable card carrier case is a nifty and innovative design, combining the utility of a slim billfold with a handsome leather iPhone case. We like this sharp navy colorway too.

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3. ZVE Wallet Case

This ZVE wallet case for the iPhone 7 is one of the most literal combinations of a wallet and phone case we’ve seen. It manages the feat of combining the storage of a wallet with the function of a protective leather phone case admirably well, and looks stylish too. The zip closure keeps things from sliding out, and lets you hold coins and other tiny items, too.

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4. Spigen iPhone 7 Wallet

The Spigen iPhone Wallet is a slim case that offers good scratch protection and can hold a decent number of credit cards. Plus, it comes in the ever popular rose gold hue.

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5. Vena Wallet Case for Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus

This Vena wallet case for the Samsung Galaxy S8 plus has military grade drop protection, a rugged shell and a useful hidden card compartment. Aimed at travelers, its card carrier is compatible with Samsung pay and works great for transit and Metro cards too.

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6. Lupa iPhone 6/6S Wallet Case

This Lupa iPhone 6/6S wallet case is a durable, lightweight travel case that flips open to hold space for three cards and multiple bills. It features a reserved, classy design and a neat magnetic closure. Won’t look out of place paired with your evening bag or purse.

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7. Samsung Galaxy S-View

This high-tech case for the Samsung Galaxy S8 lets you see important info like the time, missed calls and notifications through its case even when closed. It includes a built-in kickstand function for media viewing, too.

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