The iPhone 6 wallet case is a bit of an oddity. ApplePay is, of course, designed to replace the danger-ridden world of credit card payments, but until it’s the universally-accepted currency of
which Tim Cook dreams, chances are you still need to carry around a credit card or two.
Plus, identification still comes in card form, so what to do if you’re looking to travel light? Grab a wallet style iPhone case that gives you two in one toting power.
iPhone 6 Wallet Case Common Features
We got our hands on two iPhone 6 cases that come with built-in card carrying functionality: Speck’s CandyShell Card and newcomer Silk Innovation’s Vault Slim Wallet case. Both feature basic corners-and-back protection for the
iPhone 6, with a slot out back where you can slide a few credit/ID card-sized items. Both cases come in iPhone 6 Plusvariations; though that size was not reviewed, the
designs are the same, so our results should apply even if you’re carrying Apple’s larger phone offering. Both cases feature full coverage for the volume and power buttons, with
cutouts for the mute switch, camera, and all ports down on the bottom. Speakerphone sound quality was excellent from both cases, as was access to all ports and switches.
Care should be taken if you plan to use your phone for ApplePay payments: in testing ApplePay transactions without any cards in the wallet behind the phone, I didn’t find either case to be
a problem. The cases…