The current crop of smartphones from LG feature an unique rear button layout that was first introduced with the LG G2, but not surprisingly, that isn’t the most noteworthy design feature of the LG G Flex, which is one of the first commercially available phones to feature a curved display. While the G Flex might not boast the best specifications, it is definitely no slouch, and it’s distinctive look and feel is more than enough if you’re hoping to stand out in a crowd.
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You don’t have to look at our drop test of the LG G Flex to know that it’s probably a good idea to pick up a case for it. Be it for style, convenience, and of course, protection, today, we roundup some of the best cases for the LG G Flex. Let’s take a look!
Slim Fit Cases
GreatShield Guardian S-Series
The GreatShield Guardian case is a TPU case that will withstand shock and impact from everyday use. The case features a distinctive S design at the back that enhances the look, is very slim, and adds practically no bulk to the smartphone. Precise cutouts give you easy access to all ports, the camera, and the rear button layout, and comes with studded ridges along the sides that help with grip, and proves to be very helpful with holding on to such a large phone. Different color options available include black, red, and purple. Buy now on Amazon for $6.99.
The Incipio Feather Case features a rigid Plextonium frame that adds protection while remaining slim and inconspicuous, and like the other slim fit options, adds minimal bulk and thickness to the device. The soft touch finish allows for enhanced comfort and grip, and its snap-on design makes the case very easy to install and remove. It has to be mentioned though that there are a few open areas at the front and so, this case might not be as protective as the others on this list, but if you’re not very clumsy, you get a very sleek and stylish option with the Incipio Feather. Buy now on Amazon for $14.82.
TUDIA Melody Bumper Case
The TUDIA Melody Bumper Case are made from shock absorbent and scratch resistant TPU, and adds practically no bulk to the device, while adding some protection from accidental bumps and spills. A raised bezel around the front protects the screen from scratches if the device is kept face down. Precise cutouts allow easy access to all ports, the camera, and the rear buttons. The TUDIA Melody case is available in multiple color options, including black, blue, pink, and purple. Buy now on Amazon for $9.90.
- Boxwave Blackout ($12.95) – Buy now on Amazon
- Nilkin Curved Shield with free screen protector ($8.99) – Buy now on Amazon
- Diztronic Matte Back Black TPU case ($9.99) – Buy now on Amazon
The Incipio DualPro case offers dual layer protection with its impact resistant silicone core and a hard shell Plextonium frame. The case also features protection for the button layout at the back of the device, without affecting response, but does cover up the flashing notification around the power button as well. The case offers great overall protection without adding too much bulk. The Incipio DualPro is available in multiple color options, such as white, black, pink, and cyan. Buy now on Amazon for $17.44.
The GreatShield FUSION case offers dual layer protection with a combination of hard durable polycarbonate and soft shock absorbing silicone, and is ideal to easily protect your device from bumps and scratches. The corners of the interior silicone layer are reinforced for extra cushioning, as well as for grip. A bumper around the front keeps the display free from scratches when the phone is kept face down, and while the rear button layout and camera are exposed, a slightly raised bezel around it does offer some protection. The GreatShield FUSION case is available in while, black, green, and red. Buy now on Amazon for $7.99.
- CY Store Hybrid Mesh Armor case ($5.49) – Buy now on Amazon
- Aero Armor Cubed ($9.99) – Buy now on Amazon
E LV Deluxe Wallet
The E LV Deluxe Wallet is made from the highest quality PU leather, and features a built-in snap on case that holds the phone securely in place. Easy access to the headphone jack, microUSB port, camera, and rear button layout is available, and you will be able to charge your phone without needing to take it out of the case. The stylish wallet comes with two slots for credit cards or ID, along with a long pocket for cash. A magnetic clasp keeps the flip cover closed in case of an accidental fall. Also included in the package is a stylus and an microfiber cloth. The wallet case is available in different color options, including black, hot pink, white, and red. Buy now on Amazon for $9.99.
LG QuickWindow Folio Case
The LG QuickWindow Folio case helps to keep the phone protected and the screen covered, along with the added convenience of a “window” that gives you access to basic information without needing to open the flip cover every time, which does get somewhat tedious with other flip cases after a while. Through the QuickWindow, you can answer or decline incoming calls, snooze or dismiss alarms, and view notifications for text messages and missed called. You can also swipe through various widgets, and also displays a clock or the weather, and you can also get access to the camera while the cover is closed. It is a sleek and stylish case that adds minimal bulk, and adds greatly to protection and convenience. Buy now on Amazon for $48.99.
- Amzer Flip Case ($14.95) – Buy now on Amazon
- CaseFlex Vertical Flip Cover ($12.99) – Buy now on Amazon
Cases with Kickstand
MPERO IMPACT X
The MPERO IMPACT X features dual layer protection, and is made using the highest quality polycarbonate plastic and shock absorbing silicone, giving your device maximum protection and enhanced grip. Precise cutouts give you easy access to all ports and the rear button layout. The outer shell comes with a kickstand feature which makes it ideal for watching videos, movies, reading, and browsing the web, in both landscape and portrait orientation. The MPERO IMPACT X case is available in various color options, including black, hot pink, red, blue/grey, teal chevron, teal green, and glow in the dark green. Buy now on Amazon for $4.95.
Body Glove Fusion
The Body Glove Fusion Case with Durastand for the LG G Flex gives your phone the protection it needs, with its hard shell exterior that shields your phone from scratches and scuffs, while the inner gel layer absorbs the shock from impacts and diffuses it. This durable case slides easily into a pocket or purse while the stand conveniently pops out when desired for vertical or horizontal viewing. You do gt an additional layer of protection with the rear button layout being covered, but remember that this takes away from the notification LED around the power button. Buy now on Amazon for $29.99.
- CY Store Armor Case with Kickstand ($5.79) – Buy now on Amazon
- BoxWave Colorsplash ($14.95) – Buy now on Amazon
- Amzer Double Layer Hybrid Case ($7.95) – Buy now on Amazon
Cases with Beltclip/Holster
Otterbox is well known for its rugged cases, and the Otterbox Defender offers the ultimate protection. The Defender case is made up of a two-piece polycarbonate inner shell that deflects impact force, a built-in clear membrane screen protector that guards against scratches and scrapes, and an outer durable synthetic rubber slip cover that absorbs impact. Port covers block dust and debris from entering and accumulating in jacks and ports. Every Defender Series case comes standard with a belt-clip holster. The clip rotates to any position and holds the device face-in or face-out. Locking the clip in place allows you to use it as a kickstand as well. Buy now on Amazon for $44.99.
- E LV Armor Shell Holster Case ($7.99) – Buy now on Amazon
The rugged Trident Aegis Case meets military standards for vibration and drop (26 drops on concrete from 4 feet) tests, and features a silicone skin with double-thick silicone corners, along with anti-skid pads, to protect your device from bumps and shock. A sleek hardened-polycarbonate outer frame provides even more protection. The charging port and headphone jack are covered with silicone plugs, keeping dirt and debris out, and the case features high-quality dust filters that prevent dust particles from entering smartphone through the speaker bays and other ports. The case features a raised protective bezel around the front of the device to prevent damage from face down drops, with the package also including a screen protector for more display protection. Buy now on Amazon for $20.43.
Unlike the heavy duty Defender cases, the Commuter series offers the perfect compromise between protection and form factor. The case features dual layer protection, silicone plugs to cover all ports, and easy access to the rear button layout, which remains uncovered, but is protected by a thick raised bezel around it. If you’re worried about dropping your device often, the Otterbox Commuter will provide more than enough protection. Buy now on Amazon for $38.95.