The HTC One M9 further refines the best features of its predecessors, bringing with it a beautiful unibody metal design, an upgraded camera setup, and one of the best software experiences currently available. Despite its solid build quality, the One M9, like any other device, is vulnerable to unfortunate scratches, bumps, or drops, and it’s always a good idea to pick up a protective case or cover to avoid these accidents as much as possible. With that in mind, here is a roundup of some of the best HTC One M9 cases currently available. Let’s take a look!
See Also: Where to buy the HTC One M9 in the US
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Spigen Hard Shell case
The Spigen hard shell is made from a premium polycarbonate material that comes with a Urethane coating to avoid discoloration. A matte finish allows for a good grip in the hand, and the case itself is form-fitting and lightweight, adding practically no bulk to the device, with it slightly raised around the display and the camera at the back, keeping the glass protected when placed down. Its snap-on design makes installation and removal very easy, and precise cutouts are available for easy access to all ports, features, and buttons. That said, this case doesn’t offer a whole lot when it comes to protection, so you may need the more rugged options listed below. The Spigen Hard Shell case is available starting at $10.99, with color options including smooth black, mint, and gunmetal.
Tudia TPU Bumper case
This Tudia Bumper case for the HTC One M9 is made with a high-quality TPU material that makes it very durable, while allowing for a comfortable feel in the hand. The raised bezel around the front of the device helps keep the display protected when the device is placed face down. Precise cutouts are available for access to ports and features, and while the volume rocker and power button are covered, they are still easy to press. The Tudia TPU Bumper case is available from Amazon for $9.90, with color options including black, purple, frosted clear, and teal.
Cruzerlite Bugdroid Circuit case
The Cruzerlite Bugdroid Circuit cases are made from shock absorbent and scratch resistant TPU, and adds practically no bulk to the device. A raised bezel around the front of the phone protects the screen while face down. Precise cutouts allow easy access to all ports, and while the buttons are covered, they are still easy to press. The Bugdroid Circuit case is available in numerous color options, including clear, black, blue, green, teal, smoke, and red, and priced at $9.90.
Spigen Neo Hybrid
The Spigen Neo Hybrid offers dual layer protection with it featuring a TPU casing along with a hard polycarbonate frame, providing impact protection while maintaining a slim profile. the TPU case is patterned to allow for a better grip on the device, while adding a bit of flair to it, and the case also comes with metallic button covers for the volume rocker and power button that are easy to press, while adding to the style quotient. The raised lip around the front keeps the display scratch free when the phone is placed face down. The TPU casing features a spider web design for added shock absorption, and will not expand and stretch from heat. While the TPU casing is black, colour options available for the polycarbonate frame include gunmetal, champagne gold, and satin silver. The Spigen Neo Hybrid case is priced starting at $19.99.
HTC Dot View
Along with the launch of the HTC One M9, the company has released a new Dot View case to go along with it, bringing some improvements from last year’s iteration, including the addition of a few new color options. The first big change you’ll notice with the M9 Dot View case is the addition of a few new colors to the lineup. The front of the case is still covered in dots and features a hidden magnet that allows the screen to turn on and off when the case is opened and shut. Bringing the phone up to your face activates the Dot View case functionality, and double tapping the case gives you a quick look at your notifications. A bevy of other shortcuts are also available by swiping down, left and right when the case is closed.
The HTC Dot View app has been updated with some new customization, and the case will also allow you to add a scrollable message that will show on the case when you don’t have any notifications. You can check out our hands-on experience with the HTC Dot View case below.
The Spigen Wallet features an exterior that is made from a premium faux leather material, and an interior that is lined with microfiber to protect the screen from scratches. It is a sturdy, compact, and comes with folding cover that should protect the device from accidental bumps and scratches. A polycarbonate casing holds the phone firmly in place, and the cover can also be folded into a stand, ideal for media viewing in landscape orientation. The case also include slots for your credit cards or ID, along with a large pocket for cash. The Spigen Wallet case is available for $17.99.
Combining comfort and durability, the Aero Armor case provides multi-layer protection with its high grade TPU material, shock absorbing polymers, and impact resistant polycarbonate construction. The rubberized material allows for good grip, and the textured holes on the shield plate gives a high-tech, modern look. If you’re looking for some good protection at a bargain price, the Aero Armor is the one for you. The case is available for just $3.99, with numerous color options, including black, blue, green, hot pink, orange, purple, red, and white.
The Poetic Revolution case comes with a dual-layered construction for reinforced protection, with its hybrid TPU skin and polycarbonate frame for maximum shock-absorbency. An embedded water-resistant screen protector keeps the display scratch free, and sealed tactile buttons and port covers to limit dust accumulation. The $9.95 price point is also quite impressive, and the case is available in a variety of color options, including black, blue/gray, pink/gray, and white/gray.
Supcase Water Resistant
The Supcase Water Resistant case redefines rugged protection with this shock proof, dust proof, impact absorbing, water resistant dual layer case. The inner core cushions and surrounds your device, while the polycarbonate shell fortifies the boundaries, along with their being a built-in screen protector to keep the display scratch free. With a large opening to the charging port, all buttons and functions are easy to use. The back plate can also be switched with two other included options, to help you match the color of the HTC One M9 you have. Keep in mind that with both this and the Poetic Revolution above, the case will help with some resistance to water, but doesn’t make the device waterproof. The Supcase Water Resistant case is available for $16.91.
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. Available color options include black, blue, glacier, and pink, with the case priced at $49.95.