Best Amazon Echo Dot Cases & Skins Android Central 2020

When Amazon first introduced the Echo Dot smart speaker, the device was only available in a black or white plastic finish. When the third generation of the device launched, it came in several more color options, including the traditional Charcoal (Black) and Sandstone (White), alongside Heather Gray and Plum. The Kids Edition even comes in more fun colors like Kids Blue and Rainbow. However, if none of these options quite suit your style, there are scores of third-party cases, covers, and skins that you can apply to your Echo Dot to get just the look you're going for.

Best Cases & Skins For Echo Dot (3rd Gen)

While it's roughly the same size as the first two generations, the Echo Dot (3rd Gen) has a different, mostly fabric build as opposed to the hard plastic build of the earlier models. This presents challenges with cases and covers (as those would cover up the speaker on the regular Dot, and the speaker and clock on the Echo Dot with Clock), but there are still some creative ways to decorate your 3rd Gen Dots.

That's a Wrap: Mission Cables Made for Amazon Case for Echo Dot (3rd Gen)

Staff Pick

If you thought the Echo Dot looked like a hockey puck before, wait until you pop this case on it! It's available in four bright, fun colors (blue, pink, green, and red), and perfectly protects your Dot from accidental drops. It also features all the necessary cutouts to hear your audio and access your ports and buttons.

$10 at Amazon

Glow in the Dark: LEGELITE Silicone Cover for Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)

This case shares a lot of similarities to the first in this category, but in addition to the four "regular" colors (black, red, sea blue, and turquoise), it is available in blue or green glow in the dark versions!

$7 at Amazon

Animal Farm: Dekodots Smart Speaker Stand

While these may not be for everyone, there is no denying that they are creative! Chose from a dog, dragon, lion, cat, or skull to display your Echo Dot. These are suitable for all generations of Echo Dot, as well as Google's Google Home Mini and Nest Mini.

From $20 at Amazon

Best Cases & Skins For Echo Dot (1st and 2nd Gen)

Many of these options will work with both the 1st and 2nd Gen Echo Dots, as those two versions were pretty similar in overall size and shape. Note that the 1st Gen Dot was a bit taller, had fewer buttons, and an added 3.5mm headphone jack, so just be sure when looking that the case you choose will be able to match those variations.

Winner Winner Chicken Dinner: AWINNER Silicone Case for Amazon Echo Dot (2nd Gen)

Staff Pick

This attractive silicone cover slides right on top of your 2nd Gen Echo Dot for complete case coverage. It's available in 10 different color combinations, including Pink, Cyan, and Yellow, as well as more traditional, muted colors. There are a series of perforations to allow audio to escape, as well as cutouts on the rear for cords.

$9 at Amazon

It is what it is: Itsaskin Vinyl Wrap for Amazon Echo Dot (2nd Gen)

Just like a vinyl skin that you might put on your smartphone, these are a great way to decorate your smart speaker. There used to be more options available, but I'm still partial to this cool space-themed look.

$10 at Amazon

I Wood Pick U: Piqiu Protective Natural Wood Cover

If you're looking for something classy to go with your wooden furniture, this may be it. Made from natural wood, this slides around your Echo Dot like a koozie to protect the device, and add a touch of sophistication to your speaker.

$8 at Amazon

Time to Choose: Clock Stand for Amazon Echo Dot (2nd Gen)

This device is basically a mini-alarm clock with a dock to hold your Echo Dot. It's not as cohesive as a Echo Dot with Clock, but if you have an older Echo Dot that is still in working condition, this is a nice alternative to get that clock functionality.

$30 at Amazon

Mission Possible: Mission Cables Made for Amazon Case for Echo Dot (2nd Gen)

This is the older version of our top pick for the 3rd Gen case. It offers a similar degree of protection while leaving all of the important access points open. While there aren't as many colors available (anymore), the case remains a good option for older Dots.

$8 at Amazon

Who, Who are You Looking At: Owl Stand for Echo Dot (1st and 2nd Gen)

If you're a fan of knickknacks and tchotchkes, then this is the Echo Dot holder for you. You can set this birdie up on a shelf or mantel and completely hide the fact that you have a gadget inside it.

$27 at Amazon

Dot, dot, dot

I happen to think the Echo Dot smart speakers are attractive enough in their own right, particularly with the new fabric design and colors of the third-generation devices. However, if you are the type of person who wants to add a pop of color or show off some personality, I get it. For the new Dots, I recommend the Mission silicone cases because they're both durable and colorful.

If you have an older Echo Dot, many of the cases that say they are made for the 2nd Gen will also work with the 1st. Out of these, I recommend the AWINNER silicone cases for the same reason mentioned above.

If you're really looking to be different, go for the Dekodots (3rd Gen) or Sangdo (1st and 2nd Gen) holders shaped like animals, and freak out your friends and family when Alexa responds to your requests!

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