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Google launched the Pixel 4 XL back in 2019, packed with a flagship processor and the company’s first dual-camera setup. It also shipped with a glass back that you’ll certainly want to keep safe.  If you’re hoping to boost your protection, here are the best Google Pixel 4 XL cases you can buy.

We have some category-specific options as well — check out our cheap, rugged, wallet, thin, and clear picks.

Looking for more ways to keep your phone safe and get the most out of it? Don’t forget to check out our guide for the best case brands to look at and mobile accessories you can get!

The best Pixel 4 XL cases:

Editor’s note: We will continue to update this list of the best cases for the Pixel 4 XL as more become available.


pixel 4 xl case mnml case

The PHNX MNML Google Pixel 4 XL case has a slim and sleek design that helps preserve the original look and feel of the phone without adding any excess bulk. It also includes a raised back camera bump to help protect the phone’s world-class camera from getting scratches. Finally, the case uses precision cutouts around the glass screen and speakers to allow for unhampered media consumption.

The PHNX MNML Case costs $27 and comes in frosted black and frosted white colors, along with a matte black version and a clear transparent model. You can also get 15% off at checkout with the discount code: 15AA.

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.

Caseology Solid Flex Crystal

caseology solid flex crystal flexible tpu case

The Caseology Solid Flex Crystal case offers decent protection, despite how slim it is. It is made with a flexible TPU and is easy to install. You get reinforced corners and covered buttons for extra safety, along with precise cutouts for everything else.

See also: The best Caseology cases

Spigen Rugged Armor Pixel 4 XL case

spigen rugged armor

The Spigen Rugged Armor is one of the best Pixel 4 XL cases you can buy. 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.

See also: The best Spigen cases

Ringke Fusion-X Pixel 4 XL case

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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 camera safe, while the sides and corners are reinforced with a TPU bumper to provide added drop protection.

See also: The best Ringke cases

Spigen Tough Armor

Spigen’s Tough Armor case is durable with a TPU bumper and a polycarbonate back panel to protect against drops and scratches. Though the case is just 0.17 inches thick, it’s MIL-STD certified and utilizes a built-in kickstand. Raised lips help guard both the camera and display, and a precise cutout provides easy access to the charging port.

Poetic Affinity Pixel 4 XL case

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The Poetic Affinity case combines a hard shell and an impact-resistant bumper with reinforced corners to provide military-grade (MIL-STD 810G-516.6) protection for your phone. The raised ridges on the back have a matte finish to keep them scratch-free. An extended lip keeps the display, rear camera, and fingerprint scanner free from damage.

See also: The best Poetic cases

ESR metal kickstand Pixel 4 XL 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.

Procase genuine leather wallet

procase genuine leather wallet

The Procase Pixel 4 XL wallet case is made with genuine leather that looks and feels great. A magnetic clasp holds the folio cover in place, and the latter can also be folded into a kickstand. It comes with two slots for bank cards or ID and a large cash pocket.

See also: The best wallet phone cases

Otterbox Defender Pixel 4 XL case

otterbox defender complete rugged protection

Otterbox is usually the go-to for anyone looking for a rugged case for their phone, and the Defender series provides the most protection. It’s thick and bulky, with covered buttons and ports, and has a raised lip to keep the display safe. The Otterbox Defender also comes with a belt clip holster. This rugged case is expensive and will be overkill for some. If complete protection is what you want, though, that’s what you get.

See also: The best Otterbox cases

Catalyst Pixel 4 XL case

This case from Catalyst combines a crystal-clear back panel and a black TPU bumper for hybrid protection. It’s a great way to show off your Oh, So Orange Pixel 4 XL without risking the elements. Catalyst designed the case to be durable yet thin, and it works with wireless chargers without issues. The case includes a lanyard, so you won’t have to worry about dropping it, and it’s MIL-STD certified for three-meter drops.

UAG Plasma

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The UAG Plasma is the perfect way to give your Pixel 4 XL some rugged protection without hiding its style. It features UAG’s signature honeycomb reinforcement, and the thick TPU bumpers on the top and bottom ensure plenty of impact absorption. Just like almost all of UAG’s offerings, the Plasma secures a MIL-STD 810G rating, so you can sleep easily knowing that your Pixel is safe.

See also: The best UAG cases

There you have it for this roundup of the best protective cases and covers currently available for the Google Pixel 4 XL!