Best Clear Cases for Google Pixel 3 Android Central 2021

The Google Pixel 3 is a beautifully crafted phone with a thin profile and an iconic look. It's only natural you'd want to show that off, but the Pixel 3 is also a phone with a glass back, so you should really, really get a case on it. Thankfully, clear cases can keep your phone safe while showing it off for all the world to see.

Crystal clear choice: Spigen Liquid Crystal

Staff pick

Eschewing bulkier hard-plastic backs, the Liquid Crystal's flexible TPU is easy to apply and easier to grip. This crystal-clear case gives your Google Pixel 3 light protection that is as thin as it is beautiful.

$10 at Amazon

A clear deal: MoKo Clear Case

If you want to show off your new Pixel 3, MoKo's clear case is for you. Its soft TPU material adds grip without covering up the Pixel 3's beauty, and precise cutouts ensure it doesn't get in the way of the charging port, camera, and speakers.

$5 at Amazon

Barely there: totallee Thin Pixel 3 Case

If you're only looking for scratch protection, then check out totallee's incredibly thin case, which has a frosted, translucent finish, which is matte and grippy. It's perfect if you like to keep your phone in your pocket.

$28 at Amazon

Ghost case: ESR Essential Zero case

"Zero" is an apt name for this incredibly thin clear case. There are raised edges around the camera and screen to protect each from scratches, and there's a "microdot" pattern on the inside of the back to prevent that wet, clingy look.

$12 at Amazon

Unique design: Ringke Fusion-X

Sturdy impact resistant bumpers safeguard against unwanted drops and bumps, and while the more subtle black is a solid choice, the translucent Ruby Red gives the Pixel 3 a bold and dangerous gleam. It also as anchor points for attaching to a lanyard or wrist strap.

$12 at Amazon

Smooth operator: Caseology Waterfall

The detailed quality Caseology brings to cases like the Waterfall keep us coming back year after year. The back corners have almost invisible bumpers to help keep the hard acrylic back from scratching on dirty desktops.

$11 at Amazon

Clear cases can be durable

Once upon a time, clear cases were seen as lesser cases because they weren't as durable or heavy-duty as your usual hybrid cases. Honestly though, clear cases are my favorite because they let me show off my Pixel's beauty while protecting it from scratches and adding grip. The Spigen Liquid Crystal remains the gold standard for clear cases as a durable, dependable, and affordable option that will let you show off the Pixel 3's two-tone loveliness.

If you want to go a little outside the box, get ruggedly handsome with the Ringke Fusion-X. The translucent Ruby Red version is beautiful and plays well with all three colors of the Pixel 3, and the air cushioned bumpers give you a bit more drop protection as well as a more distinct look.

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