The 8 Best Kindle Paperwhite Cases

Updated January 18, 2017 by Johnny Woodard

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We spent 25 hours on research, videography, and editing, to review the top selections for this wiki. You love your Kindle Paperwhite, and with one of these great cases you can take it with you wherever you go without fear of damaging its famously fragile screen. Each of these options will save your device from the abuse that comes from regular use and protect your investment, so you can enjoy it for many years to come. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to support our work. Skip to the best kindle paperwhite case on Amazon.

8. Ayotu Colorful Shell

The Ayotu Colorful Shell offers the opportunity to express yourself and protect your device at the same time. From lighthearted cartoon rabbits to high art water color paintings, there are many cover art options to choose from.
  • plexiglass insert adds stability
  • some skins will appeal to kids
  • lacks high quality leather feel
Brand Ayotu
Model 3012929011
Weight 4 ounces
Rating 3.5 / 5.0

7. Moko Premium Flip Cover

For something a little different, check out the Moko Premium Flip Cover. With an integrated vertical stand your hands are freed while you read. Available in a number of great colors, its bicast leather shell will survive whatever you throw at it.
  • several attractive designs available
  • great for reading recipes
  • stand adds weight to protector
Brand MoKo
Model moko-pw-vertical-140714
Weight 4.8 ounces
Rating 3.7 / 5.0

6. Kandouren Totem Art

Turn your device into a work of art with the Kandouren Totem Art cover. Featuring an intricate and fashionable pattern printed using advanced techniques, this protector is sure to draw compliments. If you want synthetic leather and high fashion, this is a worthy option.
  • soft lining polishes screen
  • anti-static surface coating
  • not as durable as other options
Brand kandouren
Model tuteng
Weight 3.2 ounces
Rating 3.9 / 5.0

5. Newshine Cover

The Newshine Cover offers a diverse and colorful selection of designs for its bicast leather outer shell. A padded exterior makes this case soft to the touch and adds to its shock resistance. This model is also among the easiest to apply and remove.
  • dirt repellant surface
  • easy to clean with damp towel
  • unique folding clasp design
Brand NewShine
Model pending
Weight 1.6 ounces
Rating 4.0 / 5.0

4. Fintie SmartShell

Make a fashion statement with the Fintie SmartShell. The lightest and slimmest protector on our list, its construction is simple and reliable. Like higher cost models, it offers sleep/wake functionality and is secured using magnetic clasps.
  • easy clip-on application
  • another synthetic leather option
  • many alternative colors
Brand Fintie
Model EKD0125US
Weight 4 ounces
Rating 4.0 / 5.0

3. Haocoo Smart Cover

If you love the feel and protection offered by leather, but don't like the idea of hurting cows, the Haocoo Smart Cover is a wonderful choice. With an outer shell of high quality synthetic material and an inner soft-touch lining, you get protection without compromise.
  • grippy exterior good for travel
  • many stylish color options
  • stylus pen included in package
Brand Haocoo
Model pending
Weight 0.3 ounces
Rating 4.6 / 5.0

2. Omotion Cover

A value alternative to Amazon's protector that doesn't lack in quality, the Omotion Cover weighs in at a mere 3.2 ounces. Made of resilient bicast leather, this model won't skid or slip on most surfaces and adds waterproof protection to most of the device.
  • multilayer design adds protection
  • microfiber interior won't scratch
  • no need to remove for port access
Model 3330284
Weight 4 ounces
Rating 4.8 / 5.0

1. Amazon Leather Cover

The Amazon Leather Cover is designed by the maker of your device to be a perfect fit. One of the lightest and most portable options, its leather outer shell is attractive and rugged. If you want a beautiful protector designed to the highest standards, this is it.
  • wakes and puts to sleep device
  • secured with a magnetic clasp
  • several color options available
Brand Amazon
Model 53-000128
Weight 5.6 ounces
Rating 4.8 / 5.0

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Last updated on January 18, 2017 by Johnny Woodard

Johnny Woodard fled the sweltering South and a career in journalism to pursue comedy and edit a popular comedy/sports website in Los Angeles.

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