At its «Made By Google» event, Google unveiled two phones and many other hardware. The two phones announced by the technology giant are Google Pixel and Google Pixel XL. These phones were announced by Google as competitors for the iPhone and are priced like that. The Google Pixel XL comes with a 1440p AMOLED display, a 3450 mAh battery and high-end specifications. The Pixel XL costs $ 770 for the 32 GB version, and if you plan to buy it, or if you have already ordered it, invest in a case to protect your new device. So, here are the top 5 Google Pixel XL cases you can buy:
1. Otterbox Commuter Series Case
The Otterbox Commuter is a great case for the Google Pixel XL, which protects your phone from drops, absorbing and deflecting shock. It comes with door covers that prevent dust and dirt from entering the phone ports and preventing them from becoming clogged. The case is constructed using a rigid polycarbonate coating on the outside and non-slip synthetic rubber coating on the inside. It does not offer full phone coverage, but the level of protection it offers is really great.
The Otterbox Commuter Series case for Google Pixel XL is currently in pre-order, and is expected to be in stock by November 4 this year.
Buy at Otterbox.com ($ 49.95)
Note : a Otterbox also offers another case for Google Pixel XL, called the Otterbox Defender series case, which is in pre-order for $ 59, 95 at Otterbox. You can read more about it here.
2. Scratch-resistant Google Pixel XL cover with Tauri
The Tauri Google Pixel XL is a scratch-resistant case for the Pixel XL. It features a dotted texture interior design which maintains the shape and color of the phone, preventing the formation of air bubbles. The case is shock-absorbing and made of a scratch-resistant material to keep the Pixel XL protected from bumps and scratches.
The Tauri Case for the Pixel XL has a thin form factor, to allow minimum volume on the phone, providing extra grip and feel. The gel material used in the case allows it to be flexible and washable as well.
Buy on Amazon.com ($ 7.99)
3. DGT shock absorber case for Google Pixel XL
Another excellent case for the Google Pixel XL, the DGtle shock-absorbing case is made of lightweight and flexible TPU material. The case fits easily into the Google Pixel XL and features precise cutouts for the doors, speakers and camera on the Pixel XL. The case absorbs shocks and deflects them to ensure that your phone remains secure. The corners of the case contain air cushions, to further decrease the impact of shock at the corners of the phone. The light color of the case enhances the original look of the Pixel XL.
Buy on Amazon.com ($ 7.99)
4. LK Luxury PU Leather Wallet
If you like cases that can not only hold your phone, but also some cash and cards, then the LK Luxury Wallet case is for you. The wallet cover allows you to carry 3 cards as well as some money, along with Google Pixel XL. It also offers your phone four-corner protection using a high-quality soft TPU inner lining. The case is made of shock-absorbing materials, and the magnetic closure on the wallet case holds your money and cards in place.
The LK Luxury Case also comes with a integrated support, so you can easily put your phone in landscape mode and use it hands-free. Precision cutouts in the cabinet allow easy access to all ports, speakers, camera and button.
Buy on Amazon.com ($ 9.99)
5. Incipio Carnaby Esquire Series Case
The Incubio Carnaby Esquire Series case is aimed at people who do not want to compromise the appearance of the device and want to protect it as well. The case was created by Incipio to reliable protection and durability . It features an elegant design, comprising a hard polycarbonate coating and shock absorbing polymer materials.
The case also comes with TPU button covers for the Pixel XL and has an ultra smooth cotton finish for added comfort. The TPU frame of the case absorbs and deflects shock to ensure that the phone is not affected by shocks and bumps.
Check it out at Incipio.com ($ 34, 99, coming soon)
Note : The Incipio also has some other Pixel XL cases, and you can see them in our article on Google Pixel cases.
Use these cases to protect your Google Pixel XL
The Google Pixel XL is a good phone and it sure looks good. However, the fused glass panel on the back of the phone will definitely attract some really bad scratches and scrapes. Therefore, it may be a good idea to invest in a case and prevent your new Pixel XL from being scratched and looking worn. We will also update this article as more cases and covers arrive for the Pixel XL.
What do you think of Pixel XL? Do you think you can compete with the iPhone 7 Plus? Also, if you know of any other great cases for the Pixel XL, which you think deserve to be on this list, let us know in the comments section below.