Ten slim, durable cases that protect your flagship phone without obscuring its looks
One of the most common arguments in the endless "plastic versus metal" debate between mobile enthusiasts is that the material doesn't really matter. If you truly care about preserving your new smartphone in mint condition, you will inevitably end up buying a case. While it will protect it from drops, scratches, and scuffs, it will do so at the cost of obscuring its looks. It will also add additional bulk, which is quite bothersome considering how today's 5.x-inch monsters barely fit in most users' hands.
With these pain points in mind, we embarked on a virtual shopping tour to see if there are any decent cases out there that will protect our gorgeous flagships phones while being slim, durable, and light. We also didn't want them to be ruining their delightful looks or making them even harder to handle, either.
In our search, we actually discovered options that fulfill these needs to the extent of being literally transparent. But, while such thin, clear cases aren't obscure and might be what many of you are looking for, they would make for a pretty boring-looking list. As we don't want you gazing at a gallery full of pieces of clear plastic, we engaged our impeccable design senses and hunted for cases that happen to look good while fulfilling the job requirements above. We also tried to avoid the obvious and established brands with hopes of finding interesting alternatives.
Luckily, we didn't end up disappointed, and hopefully you won't either. The market is vast, though, so we're open to your suggestions. Throw them inside the comments and let's discuss!
Ten slim, durable cases to protect your flagship phone without obscuring its looks
So, how much? It's $20.
How much? That would be $16.95, please.
How much? It's $25.
How much? Originally $25, the case is now on sale for a cheap $9! However, the case isn't compatible with US carriers' LG G2 versions due to some differences in their design, but the phone's international version will fit right in.
How much? Spigen as usual - $20.
How much, you asked? It's $9.95
The price? That would be $4.95. Like we said, this case is an embodiment of the Moto G's spirit – even down to the cost.
Peel's super-thin case will cost you $20. Not cheap for less than a millimeter of clear plastic, but the result is stunning!
The cost? $24.99.
1. chocowii (Posts: 327; Member since: 30 Jan 2014)
I dont use cases.
But if I do, I use InviShield.
2. aman5mathur (Posts: 12; Member since: 28 Mar 2014)
U call bb z30 Flagship???
Makes me Laugh......
3. NokiaFTW (limited) (Posts: 1900; Member since: 24 Oct 2012)
You call yourself a human? Makes me laugh...
4. Gamas_K (Posts: 61; Member since: 02 Nov 2013)
Is Moto G a flagship? If it isn't so shut up
5. kabhijeet.16 (Posts: 629; Member since: 05 Dec 2012)
Definition of Flagship:- "the best or most important thing owned or produced by a particular organization."
Flagship does not mean the highest priced device.
Moto G is the best Moto has to offer right now in terms of balance in specs, offerings and Price. So, Moto G is a flagship.
But of course, "best" is a matter of perspective. For the author, Moto G is a flagship. Juz saying.
6. refillable (Posts: 593; Member since: 10 Mar 2014)
The Moto G was not intended to be a flagship, but fits the description that you gave.
7. TruPatriot (Posts: 89; Member since: 27 May 2013)
Luis, 5" phones are not bothersome. Sorry about your tiny girl hands.
The rest of the world.
8. TruPatriot (Posts: 89; Member since: 27 May 2013)
The Ringke LG G2 case works for ATT and Sprint G2s just not Verizon, because Verizon thinks they needs to control everything. So it does work for US carriers just no the evil one.