Best Mobile Phone Covers, Cases in 2017

One of the mistakes too many people make when buying a smart phone case is not looking at the make and models of phones it literally fits. Yes, all smart phones are about the size of one’s hand. But if you buy a case made for a smaller smart phone, it won’t fit a larger phone. And buying a smart phone case branded for iPhone, HTC, Huawei, Nokia or other smart phones isn’t good enough. For example, the phone cases that fit the iPhone 6 and 6S won’t offer adequate protection for the iPhone 5 if it fits at all. A smart phone case for one model of phone may not have holes where the charging ports, headphone plugs and other critical access points are located, and you don’t want to cut holes in the smart phone cover to access these ports. Sometimes the holes line up, but the holes in the case don’t fit your hardware. This is seen even with iPhone cases that have holes for the charging ports that fit Apple’s proprietary hardware but not any third party peripherals. Read the reviews to see if that is the case before you buy a particular smart phone case.

The Literal Fit and Phone Models

Another issue to take into account is whether or not the case covers power buttons or other controls. If the case covers those buttons on your phone, find out if the controls are still easily manipulated. User reviews are a better indicator of this than manufacturer’s product descriptions.Impact ProtectionImpact protection is the primary purpose of most smart phone cases. You know that smart phone cases that meet various military standards or MIL-STD for short meet the highest military standards. ISO and ANSI standards for impact protection are almost as good as military standards. A smart phone doesn’t have to meet military or industry standards for impact protection, but if it doesn’t protect the phone from needing repairs after falling off the table, you shouldn’t buy the smart phone. Be careful of the industrial standards listed in product descriptions. Some companies will cite industry standards regarding material quality or minor fall tests, when it is the ability of the case to protect the phone if it lands screen down or on its corner that are the most important. Conversely, patent pending is promoted as important by many smart phone case manufacturers but it actually doesn’t matter. You can file for a patent for something that isn’t patentable, and patents on novel designs doesn’t meet it protects the phone better or protects it at all. Case material matters only to the degree that it helps the phone case do its job. Cutting edge materials don’t matter. That said, rubberized plastic and silicone foams are the most common ones. Regardless of material, you want a soft inner layer at a minimum to provide impact protection for the phone. A harder outer layer provides scratch protection that soft shock absorbent layers rarely do. Carbon fiber outer layers are the most expensive material used for this purpose, but lower cost options like polycarbonate work almost as well. CostPremium brands are almost never worth the cost. Getting a luxury brand logo on your iPhone case, for example, is almost a redundant waste of money since you’ve already paid a fortune for the iPhone itself. CustomizationCustomization is held up as a key deciding factor for smart phone cases, but it shouldn’t be. Yes, it is nice to have mobile phone cases and covers that look good, but that ceases to matter after the first bill comes for repairing a cracked screen or damaged port. And you can buy dull gun metal or white case and decorate it with skins.Waterproofing Waterproofing is valuable only if it matters to you. If you’ve ruined more than one phone dropping it in a puddle while biking outside or in the toilet, then you should consider a smart phone case that is water proof.

Top Features Of Mobile Cover/Cases

Zizo Smart Phone Case Review

Product Description The Zizo smart phone case is a rugged little smart phone case. Other companies can say that, but Zizo proved it by meeting military standard 810-G. When it can meet military drop test standards, you know it will protect your phone if you drop it while casually answering the phone. This smart phone […]

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STRIKE Impact Kickstand Case

STRIKE Impact Kickstand Case Product Description The Strike Impact smart phone case is designed specifically for the Nokia Lumia 1020 from AT&T. Warning: this case does not fit anything other than a Nokia Lumia 1020. It does not fit any other Nokia Lumia model, much less any other Nokia handheld device. Nor does it fit […]

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Samsung Galaxy J3 Case

Product Description This smart phone case, the HY Series by LK, is designed specifically for the Samsung Galaxy J3, Galaxy J3 V, Samsung Galaxy Express Prime and the Galaxy Amp Prime. You get a no-slip grip that ensures that the protective case isn’t so hard to hold onto that you’re actually at greater risk of […]

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OBLIQ Premium Case Review

Product Description The OBLIQ Premium Slim Meta Series of phone case is designed for the iPhone 6S and 6 Plus phones. The OBLIQ smart phone case is compatible with iPhones sold by Verizon, Sprint, AT&T, T-Mobile and others. What makes it stand out, though, is the fact that it fits and protects the iPhone 6 […]

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iPhone Case Review

Product Overview This iPhone 6 and 6s compatible phone case has cutting edge TPU material to provide the ultimate protection for your iPhone. Its 3mm raised lip prevents the screen from getting scratched, which costs a fortune to have replaced by the geniuses at the Apple store or way too much money (and risk) to […]

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iPhone 6 Smart Phone Case Review

Product Description This smart phone case is designed for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6S (the 2014 and 2015 models). Don’t buy this is you have an earlier model of the iPhone. The smart phone case has large cutouts that fit almost all cables, unlike some of its rivals that have such tight tolerances that […]

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iPhone 6 2 in 1 Hybrid Case Cover Review 2017

Product Overview The 2 in 1 hybrid case cover for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6S by AMC is designed specifically for that model of iPhone. For example, the charging ports and headphone jack are readily accessible. The case has engineered holes that give you perfect access to those ports while protecting the phone body […]

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Huawei P8 Lite Phone Case

Product Description This Huawei P8 phone case offers protection from modest drops, scratches and abrasion while letting you access the phone’s functions. This phone cover is made from durable, shock absorbing TPU rubber. It won’t slip in your sweaty hands but doesn’t feel like a hard leather or plastic case. You can hold it all […]

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HTC Desire 626 Case Review 2017

HTC Desire 626 Case Review This case was designed specifically to protect the HTC Desire smart phones, both the 626 and 626S models. The dual layered case has a shock absorbing TPU interior. The polycarbonate exterior is rugged, and it protects the phone from casual moisture, too. It won’t protect the phone if you drop […]

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Custom Phone Case in 2017

Product Description This smart phone case is designed for the iPhone 6S and the iPhone 6 (the 2014 and 2015 editions) . This iPhone protective case is made with polycarbonate and TPU to offer the greatest protection with a minimum of weight and space. You get to keep the slim, sleek outlines of your phone […]

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