Nomad iPhone 13 Cases Revealed Along with an Amazing New Feature

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Nomad makes some of the best cases for the iPhone; in fact, their Rugged Leather Case has saved my iPhone from drops countless times. It should be no surprise that their iPhone 13 lineup is impressive. The new Nomad iPhone 13 cases feature built-in MagSafe magnets and come with a new, killer feature —  NFC Digital Business Cards! With a Digital Business Card, you’ll never need to worry about carrying business cards again. Here’s a close look at the new Nomad iPhone 13 case models.

Nomad Sport Cases for iPhone

Nomad Sport Cases for iPhone

The new Nomad Sport Case for iPhone is the company’s first synthetic case, and it “offers something for folks that aren’t interested in leather.” The Sport Case for iPhone means business; constructed from a scratch-resistant PET-coated polycarbonate frame with high grip TPE bumpers, it has a microfiber interior and tactile metal buttons.

Nomad Sport Cases for iPhone

MagSafe magnets built into the case guarantee it works with Apple’s MagSafe charging. (I highly recommend grabbing a few of Nomad’s Magsafe accessories and wireless chargers; they are fantastic.) They also have the new NFC digital business card feature I’ll discuss below.

Nomad Sport Cases for iPhone

Available in five colors, including Black, Dune, Space Grey, Marine Blue, and Ash Green, there is something for everyone.

Nomad Sport Cases for iPhone

Features:

  • High-gloss, grippy backplate
  • Five colors: Black, Dune, Space Grey, Marine Blue, and Ash Green
  • Grippy TPE protective bumper
  • 6ft drop protection
  • Works with MagSafe
  • Wireless charging compatible
  • Integrated NFC digital business card

The Nomad Sport Case for iPhone has an MSRP of just $39.95 and will ship the week of October 18. You can check them out here.

Nomad Modern Leather Case

Nomad Modern Leather Case

As the company puts it:

It wouldn’t be a Nomad product launch without some good old fashioned Horween Leather, would it?

The company spent the last few months working to make last year’s Modern Leather Case, which was already great, even better.

Nomad Modern Leather Case

Made from Horween leather, the cases look beautiful out of the box and, as they age, develop a unique patina. The Nomad Modern Case now includes internal cloud-like shock absorption, which provides 10-feet of drop protection for your pricey phone. A microfiber liner ensures the phone is gently cradled inside the case and protected from scratches.

Of course, the case features built-in MagSafe magnets, so it works with Apple’s wireless charging system. It also has the NFC digital business card feature we will discuss shortly.

Nomad Modern Leather Case

Features:

  • Available in Brown, Black, or Natural Horween Leather
  • Develops a rugged patina
  • 10ft drop protection
  • Works with MagSafe
  • Wireless charging compatible
  • Integrated NFC digital business card
  • Dual lanyard attachment points

Nomad Modern Leather Case

I’m a huge fan of Nomad’s Modern Leather Case. It looks and feels great and does an excellent job of protecting your iPhone. At $59.95, it isn’t inexpensive, but you won’t find a case that better balances refinement and protection. This case will begin shipping next week; you can check it out here.

Nomad Modern Leather Folio

Nomad Modern Leather Folio

Nomad’s Modern Leather Folio is a sleek and functional leather folio case that “offers substantial protection for iPhone.” I’ve been impressed with versions for previous iPhone models and expect the iPhone 13 models will be just as great.

Available in Brown or Black Horween Leather, the leather develops a rugged patina over time and becomes a unique, one-of-a-kind case.

Nomad Modern Leather Folio

Nomad takes protecting your iPhone seriously. The case has a high-grade polycarbonate body with an internal shock absorption air bumper, and it has a raised TPE bumper along the screen’s perimeter. These features combine to create a case that can withstand a 10-foot drop.

Nomad Modern Leather Folio

MagSafe compatibility happens due to a series of magnets built into the back of the case.

The cover of the Modern Leather Folio has slots to accommodate three cards and a bit of cash. That, combined with Apple Pay, means you may be able to leave your wallet at home.

Nomad Modern Leather Folio

As Nomad puts it,

Wrapped in supple Horween leather, Modern Leather Case will develop a patina with time and take on a look as unique as you.

Nomad Modern Leather Folio

Features:

  • Available in Brown or Black Horween Leather
  • Develops a rugged patina
  • 10ft drop protection
  • Works with MagSafe
  • Wireless charging compatible
  • Integrated NFC digital business card
  • Three card slots
  • One cash slot
  • Dual lanyard attachment points

Nomad recommends using a screen protector with this $79.95 case to prevent credit cards from damaging the phone’s screen. You can check it out here.

Nomad Digital Business Card

Nomad Digital Business Card

I’ve mentioned the Digital Business Card Nomad baked into their new iPhone 13 cases. The Digital Business Card is an NFC-enabled chip built into the back of the case. It allows you to store your perusal and business contact information, social media accounts, and more, so you can easily share that information with others.

Nomad Digital Business Card

To implement this technology, Nomad partnered with Popl, a leader in DBC technology. To get started, you simply download the Popl app and follow the directions.

Nomad Digital Business Card

From there, it is as easy as touching your phone to someone else’s to share your information. It’s a cool feature, and I can’t wait to start using it. You can learn more here.

Nomad’s offerings are among the best available. They are thoughtfully designed, reliable, last forever, and look great in the process. You can check out all of Nomad’s offerings here.

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About the Author

Dan Cohen
Having a father who was heavily involved in early laser and fiber-optical research, Dan grew up surrounded by technology and gadgets. Dan’s father brought home one of the very first video games when he was young and Dan remembers seeing a “pre-release” touchtone phone. (When he asked his father what the “#” and “*” buttons were his dad said, “Some day, far in the future, we’ll have some use for them.”) Technology seemed to be in Dan’s blood but at some point he took a different path and ended up in the clergy. His passion for technology and gadgets never left him. Dan is married to Raina Goldberg who is also an avid user of Apple products. They live in New Jersey with their golden doodle Nava.