Best cases for the Google Pixel Fold 2023
Step into the Fold.
Never has a phone cover been so urgent as on a folding phone. The Google Pixel Fold may be splash resistant, but any sand or dust particles will surely cause destruction and wreak havoc. Unless you want to watch the world — and your wallet — burn, please put a case on your Google foldable.
There aren't many cases available for the Pixel Fold just yet, but whatever has been unveiled is excellent. From Google's own in-house Pixel Fold case to Spigen's stalwart offerings, these are the best cases for your Pixel Fold.
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Colors: Porcelain, Hazel, Bay
Constructed using polycarbonate, silicone, and microfiber materials, the first-party Google Pixel Fold case is a fine choice. It comes in three colorways, 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.
Colors: Matte Black
The Caseology Parallax is only available in a single hue for the Pixel Fold, but that doesn't take away from its greatness. To ensure safety, the case has an adhesive strip inside it. The textured back and sides add loads of grip for added security.
Colors: 30+ assorted designs
Dbrand's Pixel Fold Grip Case is one of the more affordable cases for the folding phone. It has a kickstand built into the hinge that glides in and out seamlessly. 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 of the Dbrand Grip Case.
Spigen's rugged Spigen Slim Armor Pro has one of the most secure hinge mechanisms you will see on any folding phone's case. The case has multiple layers of security for better shock absorption and drop protection. The displays and camera unit are cocooned inside raised bezels.
Colors: Hundreds of customizable designs and patterns
CASETiFY always goes all out with its cases. The CASETiFY Pixel Fold Case comes in two versions, the basic Clear Case and the more robust Impact Case. Naturally, the Impact Case is more durable. Both options come in hundreds of designs, can be customized, promise 4ft drop protection, and tout military-grade durability.
Feeling risqué? Grab this transparent soft case from Spigen. The Spigen Ultra Hybrid for the Google Pixel Fold has reinforced corners that cushion the device. You don't get much in the way of security from this case, but it does repel scratches and shows off the Pixel Fold's luxurious body.
Speck has proven to be very capable of making excellent clear cases for folding phones like the Galaxy Z Fold 4. The Presidio Perfect Clear Google Pixel Fold Case is just as good, with 13ft impact protection, anti-yellowing technology, and the brand's propriety Microban treatment that repels bad odors and kills harmful microorganisms.
The Poetic Spartan is one of the most heavy-duty Pixel Fold cases out there. This thick dual-layered monstrosity is shockproof and can survive the hardest of falls. Plus, there's a stand on the back that doubles as a grip for your Google foldable.
Colors: Green Lily, Indigo Blue, Matte Black, 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, the display and ports are secured by the cover's raised edges. TUDIA offers four fetching color variants for this robust case.
Colors: Clear/Blue, Black
Otterbox offers two colors of the Thin Flex Series Antimicrobial Pixel Fold Case. The case doesn't interfere with the Pixel Fold's wireless charging and it has several layers of protection. This includes military-grade drop protection as well as a germ-killing antimicrobial coating.
The Poetic Guardian makes good use of its bulky hinge by embedding a kickstand into it. This bumper cover touts military-grade durability and has been drop tested to meet those standards. You can view the back of your Pixel Fold clearly without risking any harm to it. You get a built-in screen guard with this cover.
Colors: Navy Blue, Black
Just like the Otterbox Thin Flex Series, the ZAGG Gear4 Bridgetown case also eradicates germs and bacteria thanks to its antimicrobial coating. ZAGG promises robust scratch resistance and up to 10ft drop protection from the Gear4 Bridgetown Pixel Fold cover.
Choose the right Pixel Fold case for your needs
We've been going gaga over the Pixel Fold ever since Google first confirmed its existence. Now that it's out and available to purchase, the excitement has only increased. Sure, it's a heart-breakingly expensive foldable. But it's also gorgeous to look at and boasts some powerful specs. If you have decided to invest in one, congratulations! Next, please use your remaining bank balance to purchase a phenomenal case for your Pixel Fold.
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.
If you want to steer away from Google's own cases, there are a few good third-party options out there. The marvelous Caseology Parallax is built like a tank and it looks beautiful. You only get one color though, which might be a bit boring for some.
Dbrand has plenty of creative patterns for its Pixel Fold Grip Case. On top of that, the Dbrand Grip Case has a built-in kickstand, it boasts 9ft drop protection, and it is one of the cheapest Pixel Fold cases you can get. You can even customize the back panel if you like, which is why the Dbrand Grip Case provides the most value for money.
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