The best cases for the Google Pixel 3

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The Google Pixel 3 is here, and if you're in the market for a solid Android phone, it's definitely one of the better ones you can get. The Pixel 3 is a good-looking phone, but thanks to its all-glass back, it's not the most scratch-resistant you'll find. Whether you want to keep it protected or just add some pizzazz, these are the best Pixel 3 cases you can get.

Affordable and slim

Vinve Carbon Fiber TPU Case

Vinve's Pixel 3 case offers great protection while still keeping the phone nice and slim. The TPU material is soft to the touch while offering lots of grip. Plus, the subtle pattern at the top and bottom is a really nice touch. You've also got your choice of Black, Blue, Gray, and Red.

$7 at Amazon

Lightweight companion

Spigen Thin Fit

Want to keep your Pixel 3 looking nice without adding too much bulk? The Spigen Thin Fit case is a perfect choice. You've got solid coverage against regular wear and tear and accidental drops, but keep in mind that the top and bottom frame of the phone are left uncovered in the name of thinness.

$10 at Amazon

Clearly a good choice

MoKo Clear Case

If you want to show off your new Pixel 3 without running the risk of breaking it, MoKo's clear case is absolutely worth checking out. You've got full 360-degree protection, a soft TPU material that adds a lot of grip, and precise cutouts for the charging port, camera, and speakers.

$7 at Amazon

All-around champ

Spigen Neo Hybrid

$14 at Amazon

The Spigen Neo Hybrid is one of the best cases to ever exist. We gave it an AC Choice Award for the Google Pixel 2, and with the Pixel 3, it's just as good. There are two colors (Gunmetal and Burgundy), and the two-tone design is absolutely gorgeous.

Fabricy goodness

Google Fabric Case

$40 at Amazon

Google introduced its fabric cases last year with the Pixel 2 series and is bringing it back for another round with the Pixel 3. There are multiple fabric designs to choose from, each with its one distinct look. These cases are on the pricey side, but they're well, well worth it.

Dual-layer life

ASMART Drop Protection Case

$8 at Amazon

ASMART's case strikes a nice middle-ground of offering ample protection without being too bulky. The dual-layer design consists of a TPU inner case and a hard outer shell that works to keep your phone safe no matter what. AMSART also goes the extra mile with a lifetime warranty to protect your purchase.

Unique design

Ringke Fusion-X

$12 at Amazon

The Ringke Fusion-X is probably one of the more unique-looking cases you'll find for the Pixel 3. The impact resistant back bumper safeguards the phone against unwanted drops and bumps while the special Anti-Cling Dot Matrix tech helps to keep fingerprints at bay.

Up your camera game

Moment Photo Case

$35 at Amazon

The Pixel 3 already has the best camera you can get on a smartphone, but with the Moment Photo Case, you can make it even better. Once the case is on your Pixel 3, you can attach any of Moment's camera lenses — including a wide 18mm lens, 58mm telephoto one, a macro lens, and much more.

Guarded against everything

Spigen Tough Armor

$15 at Amazon

Are slim cases not your jam? We recommend looking at Spigen's Tough Armor case. This case offers maximum durability without being overly bulky, and it's a combination that's darn near perfect. The ergonomic design is easy to hold and the kickstand on the back is a really welcome touch.


Digital Hutty Dual Layer

$11 at Amazon

Want your Pixel 3 to really pop? This case from Digital Hutty is a great choice. The yellow/black/white color combo is downright gorgeous, and thanks to the dual layer design, you've also got seriously good protection against even the nastiest of drops.

Wallet case

Maxboost Folio Style

$10 at Amazon

Wallet cases are a great way to simplify your day-to-day carry, and with the Maxboost Folio Style, you can easily use it as a full wallet replacement. There are slots for three debit/credit cards, a side pocket for cash, and the faux leather material looks and feels great without breaking the bank.

Max protection

Poetic Revolution

$15 at Amazon

For people that need one of the most protective cases out there, the Poetic Revolution is for you. With a built-in screen protector, dust flaps, and a heavy duty TPU bumper, this case keeps the Pixel 3 safe against whatever you throw at it.

Colorful coverage

TUDIA Merge Series

$9 at Amazon

TUDIA makes really great, affordable cases, and its Merge Series is one of its most popular. The dual-layer design means you get ample protection for your Pixel 3 with precise cutouts and tactile button covers. Plus, the vibrant Mint color shown here looks downright awesome.

Genuine leather

Bellroy Leather Case

$45 at Amazon

Leather cases are wonderful luxuries, and that's exactly what this option from Bellroy is. Offered in Navy, Black, Caramel, Coral, and Graphite, these cases are made out of real, environmentally-certified leather and have a soft microfiber lining inside to give your Pixel 3 a soft, warm pillow to rest on.

Like nothing's there

X-Level Guardian Series

$11 at Amazon

Hate bulky case? Me too. If you just got a Pixel 3 and want to keep it safe from minor bumps and bruises without turning it into a meatball, the X-Level Guardian Series case is the perfect choice. Available in multiple colors/finishes, the case offers 360-degree protection in a ridiculously thin footprint.

As thin as you get

Anccer Colorful Series

$12 at Amazon

Another great option for a thin case comes from Anccer's Colorful Series. This case acts more like a snap-on shell for your phone and is available in a variety of different colors. It offers solid protection, features a gravel-like finish for added grip, and has accurate cutouts for the fingerprint sensor, camera, and buttons.

Hidden wallet

Teelevo Wallet Case

$13 at Amazon

Most wallet cases have a pretty obvious look to them, but not this one form Teelevo. At first glance, it'd be easy to assume this was just a normal protective case. However, a hidden compartment on the back opens up to reveal a small storage area that can hold up to two credit cards! Even better, this can double as an impromptu kickstand for watching videos.

No matter your case preference, there's something out there for you to outfit your Pixel 3 with. My personal favorite is the Spigen Neo Hybrid, but if that's not your cup of tea, there's bound to be something else on this list that catches your fancy.

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