Will iPhone 5 Cases fit iPhone 5C?

You may hear that the iPhone 5C and iPhone 5 are almost identical and ask the question,”will iPhone 5 cases fit iPhone 5C?

The answer is that nearly all iPhone 5 cases will not work with iPhone 5C.  The iPhone 5C has a rounded polycarbonate backing while the iPhone 5 has a squared backing.  The iPhone 5C is also slightly thicker and will not fit the vast majority of iPhone 5 cases. On the bottom of the iPhone 5C you will see that the speaker is in a different part of the iPhone then it is on the iPhone 5C. In summary, iPhone 5s and iPhone 5 cases will not fit iPhone 5C.


The only exception is with some sleeves made of cloth or leather that has some slight give. When shopping for iPhone 5C cases make sure in the description that is says compatible with iPhone 5C.  Click here for iPhone 5C cases.  Even though iPhone 5C cases do not work, most iPhone 5 cases are also made in iPhone 5C versions.  Click on any of the iPhone 5C cases below or check out the video of 10 best iPhone 5C cases.

To learn more on do iPhone 5 cases fit iPhone 5C, read our blog post on 5 things to know before buying an iPhone 5C case.

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