LG G2 : Accessories buying guide
LG has been at the top of its game recent years with the LG G2 being another fantastic smartphone from the South Korean company. With its ultra-thin bezels, unique button layout at the back of the phone, and high-end specifications, the LG G2 has certainly impressed, and as a result, has proved to be quite popular.
To help you get the most out of your device, be it for protection or convenience, here’s our list of some of the best accessories for the LG G2!
There will be two lists for protective cases for the LG G2, one for the Verizon version, and another for all other carriers and the international version of the smartphone. This is because The Verizon LG G2 features wireless charging, and includes a back panel that is slightly more curved than the others, making this version slightly thicker, rendering cases not specifically made for this version unusable.
Cases for AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint, and International LG G2
Otterbox is well known for its ultra-protective cases for high-end smartphones. 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 to all buttons. Also included with the Commuter case is a self-adhering screen protector. Buy now on Amazon for $29.99.
Spigen Slim Armor
The Spigen Slim Armor case for the LG G2 features a combination of TPU and polycarbonate for dual layer protection against bumps and scratches, while being slim, form-fitted, and light weight. The case includes perfect cutouts for the camera, button layout, speakers, and all ports, and a raised bumper for additional protection for the display. The Spigen Slim Armor case is available in multiple color options such as red, blue, white, black, and metal slate. Buy now on Amazon for $19.99.
- Evecase CurveShell case with kickstand ($7.95) – Buy now on Amazon
- Poetic Flipbook case ($12.95) – Buy now on Amazon
- Coverbot QuickWindow Flip case ($19.99) – Buy now on Amazon
Cases for Verizon LG G2
Ballistic Shell Gel
With the absence of an Otterbox case for the Verizon LG G2 (coming soon), the Ballistic Shell Gel is a perfect alternative. This case offers advanced three layer protection as well as reinforced corner protection. A bumper on the front ensures that the screen never touches the surface when the device is placed face down, and also features a no-slip grip when it’s laid flat. Buy now on Amazon for $23.99.
As the name suggests, 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. 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, starting from $18.35.
- TUDIA Ultra Slim Melody series ($9.90) – Buy now on Amazon
- Verizon Black Shell case with holster + kickstand combo ($16.91) – Buy now on Amazon
- LG QuickWindow Folio case ($28.97) – Buy now on Amazon
Obliq Zeiss Xtreme – 3 pack
The Obliq Zeiss Xtreme is premium screen protector series made to provide maximum protection for the device against drops and shocks. These screen protectors are made with five layers of military grade materials – bottom four layers of soft urethane films absorb any outer shocks and impacts, along with a top layer of enhanced optical PET film made in Japan that offers maximum clarity and touch responsiveness. A special silicon adhesive with self-adhering property allow users easy, bubble free installation. Buy now on Amazon for $9.99.
SPIGEN LG G2 Screen Protector Clear
This screen protector is the Porsche of screen protectors and is made of 3H hard coated scratch proof surface. It is made by Spigen one of the most respected and trusted brands in the industry. It is crystal clear and you will hardly even notice in on your LG G2, it fits with all versions of the LG G2. Buy now on Amazon for $13.99.
- SUPERSHIELDZ Clear HD 6 pack ($2.49) – Buy now on Amazon
- iLLumiShield Crystal Clear 3 pack ($3.95) – Buy now on Amazon
- Skinomi TechSkin ($6.95) – Buy now on Amazon
As we know, wireless charging is available only for the Verizon version of the LG G2, with the device Qi wireless charging compliant right out of the box. Unfortunately, this feature is not available for any other carrier version.
LG Wireless Charging Pad
The official LG Wireless Charging Pad features a sleek and compact design, with a large “active” area for easy alignment. A Charging Indicator lets you know when your device is fully charged. The LG Wireless Charging Pad works with an Qi-compatible devices from any manufacturer. Buy now on Amazon for $30.23.
CHOE Qi Wireless Charging Pad
The CHOE Qi Wireless Charging Pad works with any Qi-enabled devices. The charging pad features a light indicator to show charging status. A flickering blue light indicates charging, steady blue light means charging is complete, and no light indicating the smartphone isn’t charging. The CHOE charging pad can work with some protective cases on as well. Buy now on Amazon for $29.99.
- Koolpad Qi Wireless Charger Pad ($39.99) – Buy now on Amazon
- RAVPower Wireless Charging Pad ($42.99) – Buy now on Amazon
- LuguLake 6,000 mAh Wireless Charging Pad ($62.49) – Buy now on Amazon
RAVPower Element 10,400 mAh
With a 3,000 mAh capacity, the LG G2 battery has more than enough juice to give most users a full day of use. But, if you’re looking for battery extension options, external battery packs are the only possibility since the LG G2 battery is non-removable. RAVPower Element is one of the better battery extension packs available, offering a massive 10,400 mAh capacity at a reasonable price, and the option to charge two devices at once with its dual-charging ports. Buy now on Amazon for $29.99.
- Anker® Astro E5 15000mAh Dual USB Portable Charger ($49.99) – Buy now on Amazon
- Anker® Astro Mini 3000mAh Ultra-Compact Portable Charger ($19.99) – Buy now on Amazon
LG Media Charging Dock
The LG Media Charging Dock charges your device while you access your multimedia content. When the phone is docked, the device automatically switches to multimedia mode or clock mode, that shows a digital clock, a calendar, or an image slide show. You can also transfer data from your device to the PC via USB while the phone is docked. The LG Media Dock should work with some protective cases as well. Buy now on Amazon for $39.99.
LG Navigation Car Mount
The LG Navigation Car Mount for the G2 is designed for quick and easy installation and removal and attaches to either your car windshield or dashboard. Car Mode is automatically launched when the phone is docked, and the car mount can be adjusted to multiple angles for easy of use and comfortable viewing. The Navigation Car Mount is compatible with most protective cases. Buy now on Amazon for $23.99.
- First Rate Car Mount ($13.99) – Buy now on Amazon
- KiDiGi Desktop Charging Cradle ($24.95) – Buy now on Amazon