The smallest iPhone version launched this year was iPhone 12 Mini. If you’ve already got one or waiting for it, we’re pretty much sure you have got a lot of plans to use your brand new iPhone 12 Mini to capture some stunning pictures! How about taking pictures and shooting videos underwater? Yes, you heard that right. It’s now possible with some of the best iPhone 12 Mini waterproof cases that we reviewed.
To start with, we reviewed and tested out around 30 such waterproof cases on iPhone 12 Mini and the results were staggering. Not all cases guard your iPhone from water penetration through the case. So if you’re looking for the best waterproof case for iPhone 12 Mini, we’ve done your homework as we have already tested them.
5 Best Waterproof Cases for iPhone 12 Mini
Here are the waterproof cases for iPhone 12 Mini that actually work as described! Let’s have a look at the features of each waterproof case now.
#1. Oterkin’s iPhone 12 Mini Waterproof Case
Oterkin’s waterproof case is by far the most loved one amongst the iPhone 12 Mini users. It’s IP68 certified and can be used underwater for up to 1 hour at a depth of 6.6 feet. That’s good enough for a deep dive to get the most amazing pictures and videos on your brand new iPhone 12 Mini.
This waterproof case can be used when you’re visiting a beach or playing in a swimming pool without any worries. Moreover, the full body protection with shock-absorption corners ensures that your iPhone is safe from sudden drops, impacts and bumps.
The clear back allows you to flaunt your device as you usually do by using a transparent case. And this also allows you to charge your iPhone 12 Mini wirelessly without removing the case. It comes with a built-in screen protector as well.
#2. Vapesoon Waterproof iPhone 12 Mini Case
Vapesoon’s rugged, clear and shockproof case is a perfect pick if you’re looking for an all-in-one case. Of course, the only thing is misses is a wallet case and a kickstand feature which you can get it separately if needed. It has a built-in screen protector that guards your iPhone from water and scratches in outdoors as well.
Coming to the main feature, the waterproof case when used on your iPhone can be submerged in water up to 6.6 feet but for only 20 minutes which is way too less as compared to Oterkin’s case. But given the additional features in the case, made us to list this case on the top.
The best part, it supports MagSafe charger and hence you need not remove this waterproof case while charging your iPhone 12 Mini.
#3. Antshare’s Waterproof Case with Full Body Protection
Antshare’s iPhone 12 Mini waterproof case provides full body protection along with a built-in screen protector. This shockproof case is IP68 certified and is specially designed for iPhone 12 Mini 5G model only.
Just like Vapesoon’s case, it can stay for up to 20 minutes in 6.6 feet or 1.5m depth. That’s decent to take some quick photos underwater. If you’re planning to shoot a long video, you must consider Oterkin’s case as it can stay up to 1 hour without any hassles.
The TPU and PC materials absorb all the shocks and bumps keeping your iPhone safe. Of course, that doesn’t mean it’s bulky but in fact, it is pretty slim as compared to other waterproof cases. It comes with a 12-month warranty.
#4. Snowfox’s Waterproof Case with Built-in Screen Protector
This waterproof case from Snowfox is no less than a masterpiece as compared to the cases reviewed above. The back panel and built-in screen protector keeps the scratches away and the military standard protection ensures that even if your iPhone 12 Mini drops from 6 feet height, it won’t get damaged.
Snowfox’s waterproof case is IP68 certified and it can be submerged in water for up to 6.6 feet or 2m for 1 hour (pretty much similar to Oterkin’s case) which is amazing.
The back cover and thee front cover are easy to install and remove as well when not needed. Make sure the case installed properly before you go underwater to shoot videos or capture pictures.
#5. MoKo Waterproof Pouch [2 Pack] with Lanyard Armband
We know that this isn’t a typical waterproof case but a lot of iPhone users prefer to go with this waterproof pouch when not capturing images. Of course, before going underwater, you can turn on the video camera to record videos and go up to 98 feet (30 meters) which is simply amazing! No other waterproof case listed above have such capabilities and we loved that too.
It’s made of PVC material and IPX8 certified which guards your iPhone 12 Mini against the water, snow, dust and dirt. The lanyard is detachable which can be used to hang your iPhone on the neck or you can also use the armband to attach the iPhone to arm.
It’s available in black, magenta, purple and white color variants. You usually won’t get any color variations when it comes to waterproof pouches or cases but MoKo does have that option for you. Be it for fishing, kayaking, snorkeling or swimming, this waterproof pouch from MoKo is the handy accessory you could ever get for your iPhone 12 Mini. Give it a try and you’ll never regret for sure!
As there are many cases yet to be released, the premium ones like Lifeproof, we recommend you to go with Oterkin waterproof case as it can stay underwater for up to 1 hour in 6.6 feet depth. But if you want to go deep underwater up to 98 feet and comfortable with a waterproof pouch, then MoKo waterproof case for iPhone 12 Mini is your way to go! It’s a decent buy looking at the affordable price options it has got.
So which iPhone 12 Mini waterproof case you’re going to buy to keep your smartphone safe underwater? Do let us know in the comments below. We will be reviewing other iPhone 12 Mini cases in the coming days, so stay tuned to this dedicated space for iPhone 12 Mini accessories from now on!