Can't stand to rock that new Nexus 5X naked? Carry with confidence using any of these 5 cases that will keep you covered.
If you're after a quality case for your Nexus 5X that will handle the occasional drop and shield against device wear, you've come to the right place. We've selected 5 of the best that vary in style, size, and color — so there's a little something for everyone. Whether you need heavy duty protection that can take a beating or just a simple slim cover that adds extra grip without bulking up your Nexus 5X, choices are available.
TUDIA TPU Bumper Case
This slim and smooth skin case from TUDIA wraps around the Nexus 5X protecting it from minor drops. There's complete access to all the features of the Nexus 5X and the lip around the front keeps the display safe from rubbing on surfaces while faced down. You can nab this TPU case in blue, gray, or purple for $9.90.
i-Blason Prime Case and Holster
If you have a love for kickstand cases, i-Blason's Prime Combo is a solid option for serious impacts. The rugged dual-layer design is matched with an easy-grip texture on all sides of the case. Included is a locking holster for clipping to your belt when you need quick draw access to your Nexus 5X. The i-Blason Prime Combo comes in black, blue, red, and starts shipping on November 5 for just $9.99.
Adopted Microfiber Hard Case
This slim hard case from Adopted was announced alongside the Nexus 5X and features a unique microfiber backing that's sure to enhance grip. Its easy snap-on design is simple to manage and leaves access to everything the Nexus 5X has to offer. The front bezel even keeps the screen elevated when faced down on a table. Its $34.99 price tag is a little steep, but if you're after grip it's worth checking out.
Supcase Unicorn Beetle Pro
The Unicorn Beetle Pro is no stranger to the case market and it's making a return for the new Nexus 5X. This crafty case rocks a design that's hard not to love, featuring a fused hybrid build using both TPU and polycarbonate materials. The bumper has cutouts for the ports of the Nexus 5X while the side buttons are raised for a more comfortable press. Take your pick of black, blue, or frost for only $6.99 — shipping on November 5.
Spigen Air Cushion Crystal Case
For a completely clear look, the Spigen Air Cushion Crystal Case for Nexus 5X is slim and see-through, allowing your phone to truly shine while staying protected from impacts. The back shell is made of a durable polycarbonate, but the bumper is a transparent TPU that has embossed side buttons with cutouts for the ports. If you want to connect a lanyard, there's a small opening on the left corner.
What's your favorite?
Have you already decided on what case you're slapping on your new Nexus 5X? Maybe one from our list sparks your interest — either way, sound off in the comments and share what cases and covers you're looking into to shield your device from damage. Folks in the forums have already started sharing their favorite cases, so feel free to join the discussion and get additional feedback.