Best Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL cases: from thin to rugged
Thin Google Pixel 3/Pixel 3 XL cases
Spigen Case Thin Fit
Buy from Spigen: $14.99 (Pixel 3) | $24.99 (Pixel 3 XL)
Spigen's Thin Fit lineup of cases for the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL offers adequate protection without adding considerable bulk to your new phone. The idea of this design is to preserve the looks of the Pixel 3, all the while offering protection against everyday impacts. The Spigen Thin Fit fully supports wireless charging and has a slot for metal plates for use with magnetic car mounts (just remember that metal plates are not advised to be used during wireless charging). If you're looking for a lightweight and elegant case for your Pixel 3 or Pixel 3 XL, the Thin Fit is the one for you.
Spigen Case Thin Fit 360
The Thin Fit 360 is the same case as the Thin Fit, but with a custom-fitted glass protector that handles unwanted screen contact. If you're looking for full-body protection for a brand new Pixel, without excessive bulk added to the phone, then this Spigen offering may be the right one for you. It is not yet available for purchase, but is coming soon and will sell at $29.99 for the Pixel 3 version and $34.99 for the Pixel 3 XL model.
Regular Pixel 3/Pixel 3 XL cases
Spigen Case Ultra Hybrid S
Buy from Spigen: $24.99 (Pixel 3) | $29.99 (Pixel 3 XL)
Case-Mate Wallet Folio
Buy from Case-Mate: $60 (Pixel 3) | $60 (Pixel 3 XL)
Buy from UAG: $39.95 (Pixel 3) | $39.95 (Pixel 3 XL)
Buy from Otterbox: $49.95 (Pixel 3) | $59.95 (Pixel 3 XL)
The Otterbox Defender cases for the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL are some heavy-duty stuff. If you're looking for a case that will withstand a massive beating, and don't mind the necessary bulk to achieve this, then look no further than the Defender. This lineup of cases offers 2-layer protection with thick rubber padding and a plastic shell. The softer layer absorbs shocks, while the robust outer shell does the dirty work of protecting against the actual impacts. The Otterbox Defender also comes with a belt clip for fans of extreme mountain climbing.
Spigen Rugged Armor Urban
Buy from Spigen: $19.99 (Pixel 3) | $24.99 (Pixel 3 XL)
A case that strikes an almost perfect balance between rugged and stylish, Spigen’s Rugged Armor Urban shell for the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL offers single layer protection with a premium look and at an affordable price. This rigid wrapper sports a dual-tone back with a carbon-fibre-textured bottom half and a matte TPU finish around the camera and fingerprint scanner. It has raised edges around the screen, so even if you like leaving your phone face-down, it'll be protected from small debris. The Spigen Rugged Armor also offers Mill-Grade protection implementing Spigen’s Air Cushion technology in all four corners for superior shock absorption.