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Yes, your old iPhone 5s case will fit on the new iPhone SE

Oscar Raymundo | March 22, 2016
Apple confirmed that 5s cases will also fit on the new iPhone SE, but that doesn't mean you can't buy a case designed specifically for the new 4-inch phone.

An old case by another name?

Other case-makers seem to be selling their old 5s cases but with a new SE-friendly name. Supcase, for example, has two listings for its water-resistant case ($20), one for the 5s and one for the SE. The product pages use the same photo, and thankfully, both are listed at the same price. Supcase does a similar double-listing for its Unicorn Beetle Pro case ($25).

Heavy-duty case-maker Spigen has also updated the name of its 5s cases to indicate that they are compatible with iPhone SE. Spigen's Tough Armor case ($30) for the SE looks near-identical to its 5s counterpart. The SE case does come in more colors, though, including rose gold. Spigen is currently selling both SE and 5s versions of the Tough Armor case for the same price, and the website does state that the new SE case is compatible with the 5/5s. Other Spigen cases – like the Neo Hybrid ($30) – look like they have been freshened up a bit, and there are more colors available, as well.

But it's not all recycled. Spigen does have a few new cases for the SE that were never available for the previous 5s model, only for the iPhone 6 and later. One of the most eye-catching cases Spigen is selling for the SE is Style Armor ($35) in two very-timely colors: mint and rose gold.

 

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