The iPhone features a taller screen, thinner body, redesigned speakers and repositioned front-facing camera and headphone jack, meaning your iPhone 4 case just won't do the trick. Don't worry though, we've got you covered with our list of the top five iPhone 5 cases already available for purchase.
1) Mustachio iPhone 5 Case, by Griffin: $24.99
Griffin may be best known for making durable protective cases, but they've also got a playful side. This iPhone 5 case is covered in images of different mustache styles, while the inner surface is specially treated to prevent scuffing the iPhone 5.
2) Leather iPhone 5 cases from Sena: $30-$60
Sena offers a wide variety of iPhone 5 cases all made from the company's high-quality leather. For $30 you can pick up the UltraSlim, a sleek leather iPhone 5 case. For $50 you can upgrade to the Elega, which features an additional shock absorbing layer in its design. The Hampton Wallet design includes pocks to hold your credit cards, and the WalletBook features a money compartment with a removable clip system.
3) Seidio Surface iPhone 5 Case With Metal Kickstand: $34.95
The iPhone 5 boasts a 4-inch screen that makes watching videos even more enjoyable than on previous iPhone models, so it's the perfect time to pick up an iPhone 5 case with a built-in kickstand. This case by Seidio is the perfect choice. It comes i seven color options and only adds .12cm of thickness to the iPhone 5.
4) The OtterBox Defender iPhone 5 Case: $49.95
The ultimate iPhone 5 bodyguard, this case offers three layers of protection against drops and bumps. This case also features an additional built-in screen protector and comes in eight different color options.
5) The Lifeproof iPhone 5 Case: Price TBA
Lifeproof's iPhone 5 case is waterproof, dirt proof, snow proof, and shock proof. The company is still developing the new case based on the iPhone 5's dimensions, but based on their previous work this case is sure to be great without adding too much bulk to your iPhone 5. Expect the Lifeproof to cost around $79.