Phones are pretty sturdy these days, but folding ones do not boast the same levels of durability. The Google Pixel Fold may be waterproof, but it isn't dust resistant. The tiniest particles of sand and dust can destroy your foldable's display if you don't get an excellent Pixel Fold case. We don't even need to mention what scratches and bumps can do to the display, regardless of the foldable's ingress protection.
Case makers have released throngs of unique, clever, shockproof, and utilitarian cases for the Google Pixel Fold. From Google's own in-house Pixel Fold cover to Spigen's stalwart offerings, here are all the best cases for the Pixel Fold.
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Dbrand's Grip Case is one of the more affordable cases for the Pixel Fold, but it comes packing a whole lot of goodies. It has a kickstand built into a tough hinge that glides in and out smooth as butter. Dbrand promises drop protection from falls as high as 9ft and the entire case has a microdotted texture for grip. As a bonus feature, you can customize the design by picking from a variety of patterns and colors.
Colors: Matte Black
The Caseology Parallax is only available in a single shade for the Pixel Fold, but that doesn't take away from its greatness. For the safety of your premium foldable, it has an adhesive strip on the inside. The textured back and sides add loads of grip for added security, and the dual-layer design is made from a combination of polycarbonate and TPU. That said, this case doesn't provide any coverage for the hinge.
Colors: 11 assorted multicolored designs
Ghostek's Atomic Slim is a heavy-duty Google Pixel Fold case with a bumper frame and some serious drop protection. The camera unit, display, and all other vulnerable bits are secured by raised bezels and layers upon layers of robust shockproof materials. As expected, the hinge is reinforced as well. It offers a non-slip grip and drop protection from a height of up to 12ft. You have a number of designs to choose from, but the price is a bit too much.
Colors: Porcelain, Hazel, and Bay
Constructed using polycarbonate, silicone, and microfiber, this first-party Google Pixel Fold Case is the perfect choice for your foldable smartphone. It comes in three colorways (subject to availability), two of which sync with the shades of the Pixel Fold itself. The bezels are raised to protect the external screen and the camera visor. Being an official accessory, the case offers an impeccable fit and finish too.
Spigen's rugged Slim Armor Pro comes with one of the most secure hinge mechanisms you'll see on any folding phone case. It has multiple layers of security for better shock and drop protection. The displays and camera unit are cocooned inside raised bezels, while Spigen's 'Air Cushion' technology absorbs the impact of falls and keeps the foldable fully protected. Our only complaint is that there's just one color option available.
Colors: White, Matte Black, and Marine Green
VRS Design combines ruggedness and functionality in the Terra Guard GO to offer top-tier protection for your Google Pixel Fold. Featuring a minimal and modern design, the case features solid drop protection and can shield your premium foldable from the harshest of damages. Oh, and it also comes with an integrated compartment that you can use to stash a few credit/debit or ID cards. There are three color choices you can pick from.
Feeling risqué? Grab this transparent soft case from Spigen. The Ultra Hybrid for the Google Pixel Fold sports reinforced corners that cushion the device against bumps, falls, and much more. It is made from TPU and polycarbonate and does a fairly good job of keeping away scuffs and scratches. The see-through design lets you show off your swanky foldable when you're using it, all while keeping it safe and secure.
Colors: Black, Gray, and Pink
The Ghostek Exec doesn't come with a see-through back like the Atomic Slim but offers even more robust shock absorption for your Pixel Fold in exchange. You get raised edges for better drop protection as well as a magnetic detachable wallet, which can be plopped on and off the back of your Pixel Fold like a cool MagSafe accessory for Android. The case has been tested for drop protection from a height of up to 12ft and fully supports wireless charging.
Available in: Hundreds of customizable designs and patterns
CASETiFY always goes all out with its cases, and this offering for the Pixel Fold is no different. It comes in two versions - a basic Clear Case and a more robust Impact Case. Naturally, the latter is more durable and offers better protection. That being said, both varieties are available in hundreds of designs that can be customized extensively. They offer drop protection from a height of 4ft and feature military-grade toughness.
Speck has proven to be very capable of making excellent clear cases for folding phones such as the Galaxy Z Fold 4, and its Presidio Grip is ideal for keeping your Google Pixel Fold in top condition. The Presidio Perfect Clear comes with 13ft of drop protection, anti-yellowing technology, and of course, features the brand's proprietary 'Microban' treatment that repels bad odors and kills harmful microorganisms.
Colors: Matte Black, Metallic Gun Metal, Metallic Orange, and Metallic Red
Poetic's Spartan is among the most heavy-duty Pixel Fold cases out there. This thick dual-layered monstrosity is shockproof and can survive the hardest of falls. Unsurprisingly, it complies with military-grade protection standards and comes with a built-in screen protection. There's also an integrated kickstand at the back that lets you use the foldable hands-free with little to no effort.
Colors: Green Lily, Indigo Blue, Matte Black, and Smokey Pink
TUDIA's DualShield Grip series of cases is super grippy and adds friction while maintaining a low profile. Although the Pixel Fold's hinge is left uncovered with this case, the display and ports are secured by the raised edges. It's made from polycarbonate and TPU and features a non-slip textured design on both sides for the best in-hand grip. It also comes with tactile buttons, and you get four fetching color options to choose from.
Colors: Black, Blue, and Wallpaper Ivy
Otterbox offers three colors/patterns of the Thin Flex Series for the Google Pixel Fold. The case doesn't interfere with wireless charging and comes with several layers of tough protection. It's quite slim (at least for an Otterbox) and despite that, gives your foldable military-grade protection against falls, bumps, and all kinds of damage. It's also backed by a limited lifetime warranty, which makes the whole package even better.
Colors: Black, Blue, and Pink
Poetic's Guardian makes good use of its bulky hinge by adding a built-in kickstand into it. This bumper cover comes with its very own screen protector and features a clear polycarbonate back, along with TPU lining and bumpers. The back panel is resistant to scratches and lets the design of your Google Pixel Fold shine through. There are three color options - Black, Blue, and Pink - for you to choose from.
Just like Otterbox's Thin Flex Series, ZAGG's Gear4 Bridgetown case also eradicates germs, thanks to its antimicrobial coating. ZAGG promises drop protection from a height of up to 10ft, as well as safety from scuffs and scratches. The case fully covers the Google Pixel Fold, including the hinge. It also comes with 'D3O Bio,' a plant-based protective material that ZAGG claims is made with renewable resources. Slim and lightweight, the case offers full wireless charging support too.
Choose the best Pixel Fold case for your needs
We've been going gaga over the Google Pixel Fold ever since its existence was first confirmed by the company. Now that it's here, our excitement has only increased. It sure is a heart-breakingly expensive foldable, but it's also gorgeous to look at and boasts some powerful specs. If you've have decided to invest in one, congratulations! Next, please use your remaining bank balance to purchase one (or more) of the best cases for the Google Pixel Fold to protect your investment.
The official Google Pixel Fold Case comes in two colors that made the shades of the Pixel Fold color variants, as well as a third bonus hue. Google promises a robust hinge and decent durability from its Pixel Fold case. You'll definitely get an excellent fit as well, seeing as it is a first-party case. It's pretty expensive, which is why third-party options are so much better.
If you want to steer away from Google's own cases, there are many decent options out there. Dbrand has plenty of creative patterns for its Pixel Fold Grip Case. On top of that, Dbrand's offering has a built-in kickstand, boasts 9ft drop protection, and it has an excellent hinge mechanism as well, all at an affordable price. You can even customize the back panel if you like, which is why the Dbrand Grip Case provides the most value for money.
The marvelous Caseology Parallax is pretty sturdy, and it looks beautiful. You only get one color though, which might be a bit boring for some. The Caseology Parallax case for the Google Pixel Fold is cheap and compact, but it doesn't cover the Pixel Fold's hinge.
After getting a case, you might want to consider grabbing other accessories such as a wireless charger for the Pixel Fold. After all, a feature is no good if you don't use it.
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Best not to buy this phone at all, until the next version, at least. I applaud the look of it, and the form factor. But after the JerryRigEverything video of how it snapped in half, it's certainly one to avoid for now!Reply
Those situations are extreme and I don't see my phone being in a position like that where the hinge is going to go backwards... There's always insurance... I'm enjoying this phone and plan on keeping it till the next oneReply
Compare to the Samsung Fold 4 video.bkdodger2 said:Those situations are extreme and I don't see my phone being in a position like that where the hinge is going to go backwards... There's always insurance... I'm enjoying this phone and plan on keeping it till the next one
I follow Jerry so I'm familiar with his videos 😂..still a non eventparksanim said:Compare to the Samsung Fold 4 video.
"Non-event".... Anyone is welcome to watch his video and see how much of a "non-event" he thinks it is. :ROFLMAO:bkdodger2 said:I follow Jerry so I'm familiar with his videos 😂..still a non event