The Pixel 7a is one of the best values in Android with hardware that holds its own against the fastest smartphones and software that makes the most of every bit of it. With five years of updates planned for the phone, it makes sense to keep it protected and in good condition so you can keep using it for years to come or keep its value high when you sell it for an upgrade.
Choosing the right case for your Pixel 7a is no easy task. There are hundreds of amazing options out there, from heavy-duty bumper covers to slim and trim cases. To ward off damage, we suggest grabbing a sleek Pixel 7a case that has plenty of drop protection and robust build quality. Here are all the best Google Pixel 7a cases that fit any budget.
These Pixel 7a cases are practical, affordable, and easy on the eyes
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Colors: Midnight Blue, Matte Black, Sage Green, Burgundy
The evergreen Caseology Parallax oozes elegance and style. It doesn't cost much either, which is another attractive feature. The mix of textures looks splendid and the entire Pixel 7a case is built to last. The buttons are tactile, bezels are raised, and corners are reinforced. You get military-grade drop protection in a very, very pretty form factor.
Colors: Matte Black, Abyss Green
Spigen is the sister brand of Caseology. Just like its sibling, Spigen delivers spectacular cases year in, year out, for all the best smartphones. The Google Pixel 7a isn't missing out on the fun thanks to the Spigen Liquid Air. This case has a low profile, slips on like a glove, adds grip, and looks really slick with plenty of durability.
Colors: Diamond Clear
You can use any MagSafe accessory for Android with your Google Pixel 7a thanks to this lovely clear case from TORRAS. Despite its understated looks, the brand promises it can withstand 10ft drops without stuttering. Plus, a transparent cover lets you admire the design and color of your phone minus the risk.
Colors: Active Black, Active Orange
The Caseology Athlex is designed to prevent damage from drops with its thick rubbery materials as well as plenty of grip in the hand to help avoid drops in the first place. The case has a raised edge to protect the camera lens as well. There are two color choices with orange or gray accents around the camera lens.
CaseBorne has been a staff pick for years now, simply because the brand's phone covers hold up so well in our real-life tests. If you want a sheer case that lets you admire your Pixel 7a, the CaseBorne Premium Crystal Clear Case is perfect. Although it's a clear cover, it has reinforced corners. You also get two free screen protectors, so your phone is protected from the front too.
Colors: Over 30 assorted patterns and shades
Dbrand has some of the coolest patterns and designs in its arsenal, such as a Ninja Turtles colorway and a teardown design. The Pixel 7a Grip Case has a textured frame and sides so you never lose your grip. It maintains a slim and trim waistline, so you can use wireless charging without any interruption.
The TORRAS MarsClimber is a super thin case for the Pixel 7a that has a semi-transparent finish. What's most interesting about the hazy case is the sleek kickstand built into the rear. The stand is so compact and folded away, it brings some symmetry to the Pixel's camera bar.
Colors: Black, Gray, Pink
Ghostek doesn't get enough credit for this excellent rugged case. The Ghostek Exec for the Google Pixel 7a has raised lips, 12ft drop protection, and a magnetic wallet add-on that pops on and off at will. Who needs the Apple MagSafe wallet when they've got this awesome case for their Pixel?
Colors: Aqua, Berry, Black, Forest Green, Lilac, Navy, Red, Slate
Crave's super budget-friendly Dual Guard for the Google Pixel 7a has a dotted matrix-like texture that adds friction. This anti-slip thin case is shock resistant, protects all the important parts from hard falls thanks to raised edges, and comes in a bunch of different colors.
A small phone like the Pixel 7a isn't likely to slip out of your hands. If you still want something heavy-duty though, check out the i-Blason Armorbox Lite. This rugged beast can withstand anything, with military-grade shock resistance and reinforced corners. You also get two screen protectors with the case and a built-in kickstand that doubles as a phone grip.
Colors: Purple, Black, Dark Green
It is impossible to make a list of the best Google Pixel 7a covers without including the marvelous Ringke Onyx. The hardy yet super-thin case has a unique sandpaper-like texture and designated Duo-QuikCatch holes to attach a phone strap or lanyard.
Colors: Green, Black
The dual-layered OtterBox Commuter Series case for the Google Pixel 7a is twice as tough as a regular phone cover and it doesn't interfere with wireless charging. With grippy sides and raised bezels all around, this tough case keeps your Pixel safe and sound. OtterBox promises three times military-grade durability.
From slim and trim cases to heavy-duty covers, you've got a lot of choice
You might be tired of hearing this, but the Caseology Parallax is easily the best phone cover for your Pixel 7a. Countless Android Central writers have put the Caseology Parallax to the test time and time again, and it has always surpassed our expectations. This year, the Caseology Parallax for the Google Pixel 7a is available in some of our favorite shades. If you got the Sea colorway of the Pixel 7a, we suggest the Midnight Blue version of the case to go with it.
Do you want to stand out from the crowd? If you're looking for something different, Dbrand is the way to go. The handsome Dbrand Grip Case is available in tens of cool patterns and colors for the Pixel 7a. It had a black grippy frame and sides that goes well with all the available designs. However, budget shoppers should not that the Dbrand case isn't as affordable as the Caseology Parallax.
Practical buyers will want to make the most of what they spend. For people like that, we suggest looking at cases that come with bonus features. For example, the CaseBorne Premium Crystal Clear Case comes with two screen protectors for the Pixel 7a. Then there's the sleek TORRAS MarsClimber that has a tiny kickstand on the back. Sort your priorities and purchase the phone cover you desire.
If you want something cheap and efficient, the FNTCASE Slim Shockproof Case for Google Pixel 7a is a beautiful case that comes in a bunch of awesome shades like bright orange and deep purple. Not only is it cheap, but it feels really solid and well-made for the price. We used it hands-on and found it to be as sturdy and smooth in hand as the Caseology Parallax, which is the gold standard of phone covers.
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