Apple’s iPhone SE is a perfectly pocket-sized device — just as long as you skip the temptation to add a bulky case. However, it’s also a bad idea to try to go through your daily life unprotected. If you want light protection from scuffs and scrapes, you might want to think about picking up a skin instead. They won’t guard against drops, but they help with scratches and also can help your phone stand out from a crowd.
Here are the best iPhone SE 2020 skins you can get right now.
See also: iPhone SE 2020 review: Old is new, again
If you’re looking to expand your accessories even further, check out our master guide for chargers, power banks, and more.
Best iPhone SE 2020 skins:
Editor’s note: We’ll update this list of the best iPhone SE 2020 skins as new options and patterns launch.
dbrand iPhone SE skins
The first name with skin in the game — we promise not to use the pun again after this — is dbrand. It offers skins for just about any device you can imagine, so of course, it has an impressive assortment available for the iPhone SE. You can check out a veritable rainbow of carbon fibers, pastels, and even a few dragon prints. Dbrand even offers skins for your iPhone charger in case you want to make that little block easier to track down.
With iPhone SE skins, all of the main brands offer similar levels of protection. After all, it’s tough to make a film that’s drop resistant. The offerings from XtremeSkins are similarly priced to those of dbrand, though you can opt for a custom color that costs just a bit more. XtremeSkins is a UK-based manufacturer, so it may be the way to go if you’re across the pond and you don’t want to wait for shipping.
The Skinnova line from Gadgetshieldz might be the most affordable on the list, but it doesn’t skimp on options. Carbon fiber and wood patterns are always popular picks though Skinnova has a few special editions to catch your eye. Most of the special edition options pair a pattern with a colorful bumper, which is a nice way to make your phone stand out. The manufacturer offers a Joker case as well, though the logo is a bit small for the overall size of the wrap.
Easyskinz, like XtremeSkins, is based in the UK. It boasts a high-quality 360-degree finish with a bubble-free application, and it seems to be the way to go if you want a marble skin. You can choose from a variety of styles, many of which feature gold in one way or another. The skin itself is the focus, but you can also add optional screen protectors to your bundle to guard the 4.7-inch display.
If you want a skin to show off your fandom, Skinit is the style for you. It has a long list of options for everything from the NFL to Mickey Mouse, and many skins include a front decal too. Apple brought back the home button on the iPhone SE, so you may as well make use of that extra space. There’s not just one skin per team either — the Dallas Cowboys alone have 13 options to choose from. You won’t be able to choose from every college team in the country, but many of the most popular schools are available.