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The Week in iPhone Cases: Barely there

In this week’s roundup of new iPhone cases, you’ll find an accessory that sticks to your bike, one that's safe under water, and one that's so thin you’ll hardly notice it.

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Barely there

In this week’s roundup of new iPhone cases, you’ll find an accessory that sticks to your bike, one that's safe under water, and one that's so thin you’ll hardly notice it.

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Bike2Power

The ArmorGuard (iPhone 5 and 5s; $80) is a bicycle kit that includes a case, a mount, and a universal mounting bracket.

The impact-resistant case is built for use on or off the bike; offers protection from harsh environmental agents like snow, mud, and rain; and is submersible under up to six feet of water.

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Decoded

The Leather Wallet (iPhone 5 and 5s; $60) is made from genuine animal hide and lined with a soft, protective material that keeps your handset safe from bumps and scratches.

The case sports three credit card slots, and provides full access to all ports and buttons.

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Eikin

The Waterproof (iPhone 5c; $55) sports four layers of advanced protection, and is completely waterproof up to ten feet underwater.

The case completely seals out the elements, and comes in black, yellow, blue, white, teal, orange, pink, red, green, or purple.

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Elago

The S5 Breathe (iPhone 5 and 5s; $10) is a lightweight case made with a durable hardshell that adds a touch of style to your handset without compromising its functionality.

It comes in a slew of colors.

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iCella

The VanD Black Music (iPhone 5 and 5s; $20) is a stylish clear case that lights up when you receive calls and text messages.

Made of high-quality polycarbonate, the case doesn’t require batteries and comes in a variety of designs and colors.

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Id America

The Cushi Flag (iPhone 5 and 5s; $20) is a soft, cushioned skin that protects the back of your handset from bumps and scratches.

The Flag features an elegant metallic finish and comes in a variety of designs inspired by the flags and cultures of nations like Brazil, Germany, and Italy.

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Jill.e Designs

The Smartphone Wristlet (all iPhone models; $65) is a versatile pouch that keeps your electronics safe and provides additional storage for your wallet and small valuables.

Made of top-quality leather, the wristlet comes with wrist and shoulder straps, is weather resistant, and features an interior zippered pocket, a fold-over flap with magnetic closure, and a convenient ID holder.

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Spigen

The Slim Armor S (iPhone 5 and 5s; $25) offers great protection thanks to a combination of TPU and polycarbonate layers that interlock to keep the vagaries of everyday life at bay.

The case comes in lime, crimson red, dodger blue, gunmetal, lime, metal slate, reventon yellow, satin silver, smooth white, or tangerine tango.

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XtremeMac

The Microshield Thin (iPhone 5 and 5s; price unavailable) is an ultra-thin case designed to protect your handset without adding bulk.

Made of polypropylene, the Microshield prevents damage from scratches; offers easy access to all ports and buttons; and comes in white, red, black, blue, or light pink.