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The best Google Pixel 4 cases you can buy

We take a look at the best Google Pixel 4 cases you can currently buy for the high-end phone made by the Android company.
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November 17, 2022
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The Pixel 4 was Google’s 2019 entry into the nearly stock Android game. It’s since been pulled from shelves, but the good news is that there are several Google Pixel 4 cases you can still get to help protect your handset. Unfortunately, they won’t help to improve the weak battery life. Here’s a look at the best Google Pixel 4 cases that are currently available.

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Looking for something more specific? Here are some category-specific options: cheap, rugged, wallet, thin, and clear. Don’t forget to check out our guide for the best cases and mobile accessories you can get!

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The best Pixel 4 cases:

Spigen Rugged Armor

spigen rugged armor

The Spigen Rugged Armor is likely the best Pixel 4 cases you can buy for more users. It offers excellent protection without adding too much bulk by utilizing air cushion technology and a spider-web pattern inside for shock dispersion. A raised lip keeps the display and camera safe, and the buttons are also covered. The only downside is that it only comes in black.

Read also: The best Spigen cases

Speck Presidio Grip

speck presidio grip

The Speck Presidio Grip combines a polycarbonate outer shell and an impact-absorbing inner material to keep the phone safe. Angled rubber ridges on the back add to the grip and stop the phone from sliding off surfaces. Raised bezels around the screen, covered buttons, reinforced corners, and Microban antimicrobial technology (that reduces bacteria by 99%) add to the protective capabilities of the case.

Read also: The best Speck cases

Ringke Fusion-X

ringke fusion x

The Ringke Fusion-X comes with a dual-layer design and features a MIL-STD 810G-516.6 certification for impact resistance. A raised lip keeps the display and the rear cameras safe, while the sides and corners are reinforced with a TPU bumper to provide added drop protection. The back is clear so you can get a full look at your Pixel 4’s natural color.

PHNX thin case

PHNX Pixel 4 mnml case

Dual layer designs and military-grade protection are great if you’re a bit of a clutz, but if you never drop your phone you can get by with a much lighter case. The PHNX thin case is the thinnest and lightest Pixel 4 case you can buy at just .35mm thin. Again, it probably isn’t suited for adventuring, but it is super light and form-fitting. It comes in matte black, clear, frosted white, and frosted black.

UAG Plasma

uag plasma

The UAG Plasma is a feather-light case for the Pixel 4 that combines a hard outer shell and an impact-resistant core. A raised rubber lip and reinforced corners add to the protection as well. It’s a very rugged case, meeting the MIL-STD 810G-516.6 drop-test standards but remaining thin enough to let you use mobile payments and wireless charging.

Read also: The best UAG cases

Encased Thin Armor

encased thin case with belt clip and holster

Belt clip holsters are usually available with rugged cases. If you’re looking for this convenient accessory but with a thin case, the Encased Thin Armor is for you. The slim TPU case keeps the phone safe, and a patterned back adds to the grip. The rotating belt holster holds the phone securely in place.

ProCase wallet

pixel 4 procase wallet
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The ProCase is made with premium faux leather and comes with a traditional wallet case design. It’s a familiar folio with two card slots and a large cash pocket that makes it easy to leave your wallet behind. Even better, you can flip the cover around to double as a kickstand while you stream your favorite shows.

ESR metal kickstand case

esr tpu case with sturdy metal kickstand

If you’re looking for a case that isn’t bulky but still offers the convenience of a built-in kickstand, this ESR case is for you. The flexible TPU case comes with a raised lip and reinforced corners. The metal kickstand is sturdy and lets you prop up the phone in landscape and portrait orientations, and allows you to change the viewing angle.

Poetic Guardian

poetic guardian rugged protection for the pixel 4

If you’re looking for complete protection for your Pixel 4, it doesn’t get much better than the Poetic Guardian. It comes with an anti-scratch polycarbonate backplate, reinforced corners, and covered ports and buttons. A built-in screen protector keeps the display safe as well.

Read also: The best Poetic cases