Regular Price: $49.95
Why bother spending money on a phone as impressive and multi-functional as Samsung's Galaxy S4 if you aren't going to take every necessary step towards keeping it pristine? Cover your phone's back with the OtterBox Galaxy S4 Defender Series Case and Holster. Truly the best step you can take to prolonging the life of your awesome Galaxy S4, this sleek and powerful case makes sure you don't have to worry about bumps and drops but doesn't block you from accessing all the important ports on your phone. Plus, the included holster helps you keep your phone at hand. Now, doesn't that feel better?Learn More
Regular Price: $99.95
The OtterBox iPhone 5 Armor Series Case Features:
- Waterproof in up to 6.6 feet of water for up to 30 minutes
- Drop-proof up to 10 feet
- Crush-proof up to 2 tons
- Prevents dust and dirt from entering
- Allows you to use the camera and flash while the case is on
- Meets U.S. Military standards
NOTE: It is highly recommended that you perform a water test prior to using the case, to ensure that it's being used and functioning properly. All4Cellular assumes no responsibility should any damage occur to your phone.Learn More
Regular Price: $50.00
Give your Apple iPhone 4 or 4S the protection it needs with the Case-Mate iPhone 4 / 4S Phantom Case. The Phantom case is comprised of DuoCore and PolyFlex materials, and snaps on to your phone to shield your iPhone from knocks and drops. The built-in screen protector will keep your screen clean and scratch-free. Made with accessibility in mind, the Case-Mate iPhone 4 / 4S Phantom Case provides access to all ports, buttons and the camera on your iPhone. The rubberized exterior gives you a firm grip on your phone and prevents your phone from sliding around smooth surfaces.Learn More
Regular Price: $24.99
Protect and personalize your Apple iPod Touch 4th Generation with the Griffin iPod Touch 4th Generation Outfit Gloss Shell. The Outfit Gloss shell is comprised of durable polycarbonate material, and snaps on to your iPod Touch, shielding it from unwnated scuffs and scrapes. Made with accessibility in mind, the Griffin iPod Touch 4th Generation Outfit Gloss Shell allows access to all ports, buttons and the camera on your device. The included micro stand holds your iPod for hands-free viewing.Learn More
Regular Price: $34.95
OtterBox iPod Touch 4th Generation Commuter Series Case Features:
- Protects your Apple iPod from bumps, bruises, scratches and scrapes
- 2 layers of impact protection: silicone interior and a polycarbonate hard shell exterior
- Allows access to all ports and buttons on your phone
- Rubberized exterior ensures that you have a firm grip on your phone
- Free screen protector included
Regular Price: $13.94
The Samsung Galaxy S III Cool Vent Case Features:
- Strategically placed vents prevent your phone from overheating
- Protects your phone from scratches and scrapes
- Slim, minimal design
- Allows access to all ports and buttons
- Use a coin as a kickstand for hands-free viewing
- Color options: blue, pink, purple, white
Regular Price: $39.99
- Coating on outside of touch screen membrane resists finger prints
- Fine interior texturing of touch screen membrane eliminates static, bubbles, and oily appearance
- Inner felt liner cushions your device
- Textured silicone exterior for improved grip
- Case accommodates most third party chargers
- Clear protective membrane on touch screen
- High-quality polycarbonate shell
- Durable silicone skin
- Case provides added protection against bump, shock, drop and dust intrusion.
Regular Price: $40.00
Designed with both protection and style in mind, the OtterBox iPhone 4 Commuter Series Case is the perfect balance between sleek and tough. With its slim, yet rugged lines, the Commuter Series provides outstanding protection from everyday mishaps, keeping your Apple iPhone 4 safe from knocks, drops, and dings.Learn More
Regular Price: $18.94
Protect and personalize your Apple iPhone 4 or 4S with this gorgeous Apple iPhone 4 / 4S 3D Pearl Flower Shell Case. This hard shell case will shield your iPhone from scratches, scrapes and dents that can occur from falls. Made with accessibility in mind, the Apple iPhone 4 / 4S 3D Pearl Flower Shell Case provides you with access to all of the ports, buttons and the camera on your iPhone 4 or 4S. The beautiful 3D pearl flower adds a touch of glam to your phone.Learn More
Regular Price: $13.94
Give your Apple iPhone 4 or 4S the protection it needs with the Apple iPhone 4 / 4S Bird's Nest Snap-On Shell. Aside from its cool birds nest design, this shell will shield your iPhone from scrapes and dents that can occur from falls. Made with accessibility in mind, this shell allows access to all ports and buttons on your iPhone 4 or 4S. Keep your iPhone 4 or 4S looking as good as new all the time with the Apple iPhone 4 / 4S Bird's Nest Snap-On Shell.Learn More
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- About Cases
The question of how to protect your phone can be a complicated one. Depending on which make and model you call your own, a huge number of styles and variations may be available. But don't fret: even if you're feeling a bit overwhelmed by the options, rest assured that the perfect case is well within reach. Here, we'll try and take the mystery out of selecting your perfect fit, and make the case for easy, affordable phone protection:
Hard Shell Cases were some of the first to be popularized, and represent some of the most basic, intuitive solutions to phone protection. As the name suggests, hard shells cases are typically made from hard plastic or polycarbonate, form-fitted to the phone's shape and designed to snap on and off easily. They're great at preventing scratches, dents, and other wear and tear, but less effective in the case of big, sudden impacts.
Gel skin Cases provide a thin, flexible layer of protection for those hoping to minimize bulk but still wanting a soft, comfortable exterior. Gel skins are offered in a wide range of colors and are, generally speaking, a highly affordable and easy way of distinguishing your phone from others, while keeping out dirt and dust and minimizing superficial wear and tear.
Multi-Layer Cases are constructed from two or more materials applied atop one another. Most often, multi-layer cases combine hard and soft shell (or "skin") materials, in order to achieve the combined protective benefits of both styles. For this reason, multi-layer cases tend to offer the most complete form of protection.
The question of how to protect your phone can be a complicated one: depending on which model you call your own, a huge number of styles and variations may be available. You may even have reservations about covering up your phone at all, and worry that a case might add to its bulk or limit access to its features.
Fear no more: protecting your phone has, in many respects, never been easier. And though it's true that the options can seem daunting, that isn't necessarily a bad thing. In addition to providing much-needed safety from drops, falls, and general wear and tear, the right case can provide a welcome aesthetic statement and add new levels of comfort and convenience to your phone. Below, we'll outline the various different types of cases, along with they're respective strengths and weaknesses, and try and take the mystery out of choosing the case that's right for you:
Hard Shell Cases:
Hard shell cases were some of the earliest to be popularized, and represent some of the most basic, intuitive solutions to phone protection. As the name suggests, hard shells cases are typically made from hard plastic or polycarbonate, form-fitted to the phone's shape and designed to snap on and off easily. Most often, and particularly in the case of smart phones, hard cases are constructed as a single piece, designed specifically to shield the back of the phone. While hard cases provide effective protection from scratches and dents, they are less effective at preventing over-all shock-resistance in substantial falls or other impacts.
Gel Skin Cases:
Gel skin cases provide a thin, flexible layer of protection for those that hope to minimize bulk but still want a soft, comfortable exterior. Gel skins are offered in a wide range of colors and are, generally speaking, a highly affordable and easy way of distinguishing your phone from others, while keeping out dirt and dust and minimizing superficial wear.
Many of the most popular cases for today's phones are multi-layer cases--meaning, simply, that they're constructed from two or more materials applied atop one another. Most often, multi-layer cases combine hard and soft shell (or "skin") materials, in order to achieve the combined protective benefits of both styles. For this reason, multi-layer cases tend to offer the most complete form of protection, both against surface level damage like scratches, nicks, and cracks, and against harder impacts sustained from drops and falls.
Popular cases for smart phones often apply an impact-absorbing layer of silicone (or other flexible, rubber-like compound) atop a hard, polycarbonate interior. In certain instances, the layers are reversed; a hard shell on the exterior allows for easy removal from a pocket or bag; a soft exterior provides a more comfortable grip. Among the most durable offerings from major brands like Otterbox and Case-Mate are triple-layer cases, which, in certain cases, apply technology borrowed from the automobile industry, like the "crunch zone"--a protective interior air pocket, offering unparalleled impact absorption.
Bumper shells are simple, low profile cases designed to fit around a phone's outer edge. As their name suggests, they function primarily to reduce impact (as might be sustained in fall), but also provide some degree of scratch and chip protection. Though they're most often constructed from a soft, rubber-like material, bumper shells are available in variety of materials and colors.
Slider cases are generally subtle, low-profile cases made of hard, often transparent plastic, designed to slide easily in and out of pockets, holsters and the like. A number of models from brands like Skully Candy and Incase feature an interior layer of silicone or rubber to provide additional impact protection.
If the idea of altering the look and feeling of your phone itself is unappealing, a pouch might be an ideal way to keep it safe without making any direct cosmetic changes. Pouches come in a variety of materials (various fabrics, leather, and plastics) and span the full spectrum from subtle and discreet to loud and stylish. Of course, you'll have to remove your phone from the pouch to interact with it directly, but, for the many who now employ hands-free devices for tasks like talking and listening to music, that may not be much of a concern.
Holsters: Cases with holsters can add another dimension of convenience to your cell phone use, particularly if you aren't fond of carrying your phone around in your pocket or in a bag. Many popular case designs from brands like Otterbox, Case-Mate, and Body Glove are offered with holstered variations.
Many cases, particularly those designed for smart phones, don't feature included screen protectors. And indeed many smart phone users opt to go without them, so as not to put anything between them and their touch screens. But doing so poses the obvious danger of exposing the screen to scratches and cracking--damages that can significantly degrade both the appearance and functionality of your phone. For complete protection, cases complete with screen protectors offer the easiest and simplest solution. However, screen protectors are also widely available as individual items. You can learn more about them here (link).
Among the most intense forms of phone protection are water-proof cases. Offerings from top-of-the-line brands like Otterbox utilize the strongest and most durable materials available, and typically enclose the phone fully in high-density polycarbonate. Cases like these are often designed to float, and include room for money, car keys, and other small items.