Ten slim, durable cases that protect your flagship phone without obscuring its looks

Ten slim, durable cases that protect your flagship phone without obscuring its looks

One of the most common arguments in theendless "plastic versus metal" debate between mobileenthusiasts is that the material doesn't really matter. If you trulycare about preserving your new smartphone in mint condition, you willinevitably end up buying a case. While it will protect it fromdrops, scratches, and scuffs, it will do so at the cost of obscuringits looks. It will also add additional bulk, which is quitebothersome considering how today's 5.x-inch monsters barely fit inmost users' hands. 


With these pain points in mind, we embarked ona virtual shopping tour to see if there are any decent cases outthere that will protect our gorgeous flagships phones while beingslim, durable, and light. We also didn't want them to be ruiningtheir delightful looks or making them even harder to handle, either.



In our search, we actually discoveredoptions that fulfill these needs to the extent of being literallytransparent. But, while such thin, clear cases aren't obscure andmight be what many of you are looking for, they would make for apretty boring-looking list. As we don't want you gazing at a galleryfull of pieces of clear plastic, we engaged our impeccable designsenses and hunted for cases that happen to look good while fulfillingthe job requirements above. We also tried to avoid the obvious andestablished 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'reopen to your suggestions. Throw them inside the comments and let'sdiscuss!


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8 Comments

8. TruPatriot

Posts: 110; Member since: May 27, 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.

7. TruPatriot

Posts: 110; Member since: May 27, 2013

Luis, 5" phones are not bothersome. Sorry about your tiny girl hands. Signed, The rest of the world.

2. aman5mathur

Posts: 242; Member since: Mar 28, 2014

U call bb z30 Flagship??? Makes me Laugh......

3. NokiaFTW

Posts: 2072; Member since: Oct 24, 2012

You call yourself a human? Makes me laugh...

4. Gamas_K

Posts: 88; Member since: Nov 02, 2013

Is Moto G a flagship? If it isn't so shut up

5. kabhijeet.16

Posts: 895; Member since: Dec 05, 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: 1071; Member since: Mar 10, 2014

The Moto G was not intended to be a flagship, but fits the description that you gave.

1. chocowii

Posts: 478; Member since: Jan 30, 2014

I dont use cases. But if I do, I use InviShield.

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