The Google Pixel 4 has finally been released, and with pre-orders due to arrive soon it’s about time to start thinking about protection. When it comes to a $799 smartphone, you can never be too safe.
A good protective case is more than just a way to protect your phone against drops, bumps, and spills; The variety of designs and functions that they provide allow you to, in addition to personalizing them, extend your phone’s longevity and expand its functionality. To that end, here are our 9 favorite protective cases for the Google Pixel 4:
ESR Pixel 4 Appro Slim Soft Case– $12.99
You can practically feel the quality of the ESR Pixel 4 Appro Slim Case through its matte finish and silky-smooth texture. The design is ultra-thin, soft to the touch, and fingerprint-resistant thanks to the matte surface. The edges are slightly raised to prevent both the camera and the screen from rubbing against flat surfaces or getting hit in the event of a fall. The elegant design of the case is complemented by an all-black finish, for those looking for a sophisticated, minimalist look.
ESR Pixel 4 Metal Kickstand Case– $18.99
- Soft TPU:
- Two-Way Stand:
- Multiple Viewing Angles
- Screen and Camera Protection
- Supports Wireless Charging
One of the best options to protect your Google Pixel 4 is a Metal Kickstand Case. This case is designed to protect your Google Pixel 4 to resist any hit, as it protects all its elements, including the corners, screen, and camera. The metal kickstand on its back supports multiple angles, making it perfect for viewing all kinds of media.
The Olixar Sentinel offers a layer of flexible, rugged, and textured protection for your Pixel 4. The flexible TPU helps absorb bumps and drops, while the outer hard plastic case holds your phone securely. The brushed-metal finish on the back will lend your Pixel an air of futuristic sophistication. What’s more, this case comes with a free screen protector.
ESR Pixel 4 Makeup Glitter Case– $13.99
The ESR Makeup Glitter Case for the Pixel 4 is as beautiful as it is strong. The case is composed of 3 layers: an outer TPU shell, a layer of glitter, and an inner PC shell, ensuring your user experience is as comfortable as possible. The gorgeously glittery design lets you showcase your personal style, but with reinforced corners, this case is as strong as it is beautiful.
The Olixar Carbon Fibre protective case features enhanced drop defense while maintaining a slim and elegant profile. It’s a case designed specifically for absorbing impacts, falls, bumps and accidental scratches.
The ESR Pixel 4 Mimic Series Tempered-Glass Case is designed to offer a more elegant kind of protection. Made with 9H tempered glass and a flexible TPU frame, this case protects your Google Pixel 4 at multiple levels. Its hybrid glass/TPU structure means you get that smooth glass feeling along with the grippiness of TPU.
This luxurious faux-leather wallet case is a bit different from the other cases on this list. It’s a do-everything kind of case, with 2 pockets for storing cards and cash, a built-in kickstand, and a folio-style front cover with a magnetic clasp. It’s the perfect case for those who travel a lot and need a case that can keep up.
- Thin and Lightweight
- Flexible TPU with Air-Guard Corners
- Screen and Camera Protection
- Prevents Watermarking
The ESR Essential Zero Clear Case is made of 100% soft TPU, which in addition to being crystal-clear has reinforced Air-Guard corners. It’s extremely light and thin, so it won’t add much bulk to your Pixel 4. That said, with the aforementioned Air-Guard corners it’ll still absorb shock like a case twice as thick. A nifty feature of the Essential Zero is the microdot layer on the inside of the case, which helps prevent “watermarking,” the annoying phenomenon when TPU cases start to cling to the back of the phone. These microdots, along with the yellowing-resistant TPU, mean your case and the phone will be looking great for a long time.
The Olixar NovaShield Bumper Case is made of a scratch-resistant PC frame and a clear, flexible TPU back, allowing you to show off your Pixel 4’s exquisite color and design. In addition, its precise cutouts ensure that the protection it provides won’t interfere with your phone’s functionality. Like most of the other cases on this list, its raised-edge design guarantees additional protection for your screen and camera by keeping them from rubbing against surfaces and getting scratched.
All the Pixel 4 cases on this list were selected not just for their protectiveness, but also things like weight, ergonomics, price, and added functionality. Despite all the options out there, it can be tough finding a case that perfectly suits your needs. Hopefully, with this list, it becomes a little easier.