Most people ask for this to us, what is the most protective case money can buy for my iPhone 8? This time we will cover all the most strong and rugged protection for your iPhone 8 from Lifeproof, Tech21, Otterbox and Griffin.

Lifeproof Fre

Lifeproof FRE, waterproof case for iphone 8

Lifeproof is one of the famous brand for extreme protection with their 4 proofs (water, drop, dust, snow) for your latest iPhone 8. Equipped with build in screen protector and sealed charging port, makes this case is one of most bought for Australian. This case is suit very well if you work in watery environment, full of dust and risk from drop. Even though iPhone 8 is waterproof, this extra layer waterproof protection and sealed port makes your iPhone last longer. Starting From $79.95 and 5 colours to choose from, makes this case suit all kind of personality and profession.

Griffin Survivor Extreme

Griffin Survivor extreme. Rugged case for iphone 8

Griffin is one the famous brand for extreme protection, the Survivor Extreme series is designed to meet the MIL-STD 810-G US Military Standard drop protection. With Impact Dispersion System® from Griffin, this case capable to absorb any drop and bounce it back without damaging your iPhone 8 thanks to silicone shock absorber and it proven can withstand drop up to 3 Meters onto concrete. Also this case is rated IP55 that can protect your iPhone from mud, rain and snow. This case also comes with mesh to protect your speaker and microphone from any small dust and water. Starting from $69.95 this case is very rugged and makes your iPhone 8 protected from extreme condition.

Otterbox Defender

Otterbox Defender, Strong protection for iphone 8

This case is similar with Griffin survivor but this case does not comes with speaker and microphone protector. But in return you'll get the belt holster that quite handy for traveling and also works as a phone stand. This series for iPhone 8 also have a build in screen protector and Otterbox drop proof protection plus. The Drop proof protection does not comply with millitary standards, but it was tested by Otterbox to ensure it's drop proof.
This case have a rubber body on the outside to ensure your phone will not slip away from table or any flat surface.

Tech21 Evo Tactical XT FlexShock Extreme

The title is pretty Extreme for this case from Tech21. With flexshock technology from tech21 that able to absorb any shock and drop up to 4 meters. This case also cover all ports so this will protect from dust & dirt. The downside is that this case does not comes with screen protector but 100% compatible with all tech21 tempered glass for iphone 8.

Further comparison

Lifeproof Fre Griffin Survivor Extreme Otterbox Defender Tech 21 Tactical XT
Price AU$ 79.95 AU$ 69.95 AU$ 59.95 AU$ 59.95-79.95
Waterproof 2 meters for 1 hour IP-55 - -
Drop Protection 2 meters 3 meters Not Mentioned 4 meters
Sealed Port With extra for speaker & Mic
Screen Protector -
Bonus - - Belt Holster -
Millitary Standard - MIL-STD 810-G - -
Dimension 150x80x14mm 148x80x14 150x80x14mm 148x80x12.8mm
Colour Blue

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