Samsung not too long ago launched the Z Flip 4, the newest mannequin in its widespread Z Flip lineup. However the value begins at $1,000, so you might be seeking to hold on to your previous-gen Galaxy Z Flip 3 a bit longer. And to verify your gadget is protected towards drops and scratches whilst you’re out on the planet, you may need to be sure you’ve acquired a correct case for it. Nevertheless, as a consequence of its distinctive foldable design, you may want a case that is particularly designed for the Z Flip 3. That can assist you discover some safety that can suit your model and your finances, we have rounded up a number of the greatest Galaxy Z Flip 3 case choices in the marketplace proper now.
Not like the greatest instances for Apple’s iPhone 14 and even the Galaxy S22, the variety of firms making instances for the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 is comparatively small, due to its more moderen launch and folding design, so there are fewer choices to select from. However that is not essentially a foul factor. With competitors as fierce as ever, and exacting clients hunting down the surplus, our selections from the instances accessible deal with options, grip and uncompromising model. I will be updating this listing as I check out extra instances (sure, I’ve tried all of the instances on this listing), that can assist you discover the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 case of your desires.
Do Galaxy Z Flip 3 instances shield your entire cellphone, together with the hinge?
Nearly all of Galaxy Z Flip 3 instances are available two items, with not many instances overlaying the hinge or providing some hinge safety. In my conversations with case-makers, designing a case that provides full hinge safety is a design problem. But when that is one thing you are searching for, just a few of those picks will shield the hinge.
Are there display protectors for the Galaxy Z Flip 3?
No, Samsung does not promote — or enable anyone to promote — display protectors for the principle entrance display of the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3. The Z Flip 3 makes use of a high-tech bendable show that I assume might doubtlessly endure some harm should you put one thing on prime of it. Nevertheless, yow will discover a handful of display protectors for the mini exterior show.
Do all instances enable wi-fi charging?
Most however not all of the instances on this listing mean you can wirelessly cost the Z Flip 3 with the case on. Those who function an built-in kickstand, significantly if it is made out of steel, could require you to take away the case to cost your cellphone wirelessly. That is a disgrace — for the Z Flip 3, I like instances with an built-in kickstand.
Accessible in black or lavender, Spigen’s Skinny Match has a two-piece design with a soft-to-the-touch end. It is a easy, light-weight case that appears good in your cellphone. There isn’t any hinge safety.
Speck solely makes one case for the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 and it is a good one. The Presidio Excellent-Clear Fold is rated for 13-foot drop safety, and it is essentially the most protecting clear case I attempted, though there is no hinge safety. Grip this Flip cowl, and take a look at it out.
I favored Samsung’s Silicone Cowl with Ring. It is protecting, it has a pleasant soft-to-touch end and there is that in-built ring that helps forestall you from dropping the cellphone — and you may as well clip the ring to a lanyard and put on the cellphone round your neck. Alas, whereas I might form of prop the cellphone up utilizing the ring on sure surfaces, I’d have favored the case much more if it transformed right into a kickstand.
The case is available in a number of colours.
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Gear4’s Bridgetown case shares some similarities with Spigen’s Robust Armor case (see beneath). It, too, is a troublesome case that solely is available in black and has some good hinge safety. Top-of-the-line protecting instances for the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3. I solely want it had been accessible in additional colours, or a transparent model.
Otterbox makes solely two instances for the Galaxy Z Flip 3: the Skinny Flex and this one, the Symmetry Flex. Alas, the Skinny Flex Collection feels low cost and is tough to get off your cellphone after you have it on. Nevertheless, the sturdy and extra engaging Symmetry Flex qualifies as a prime case for the Z Flip 3. It is a translucent case with a black border round it that reveals off your cellphone a bit whereas providing good drop safety. I solely want it got here in additional colours.
Samsung’s Galaxy Z Flip 3 5G Leather-based Cowl is its equal of Apple’s leather-based case for the iPhone. It is costly, however good — and slim. Whereas it does not provide fairly as a lot safety as a number of the instances on the listing, it is one in every of my favorites and should you get it in a shiny colour like mustard, it makes your cellphone straightforward to identify. It is also accessible in inexperienced and black. The largest knock towards it’s that it is costly, however you’ll be able to sometimes discover it on sale for round $40.
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This has the identical soft-to-the-touch end as Samsung’s Ring case, however as a substitute of a hoop it incorporates a strap. You slide your hand below the strap (and behind the cellphone), which lets you get a grip and maintain on to your cellphone with out actually wrapping your fingers round it. It is basically a safety strap. The strap additionally affords a bit of little bit of safety for the hinge while you fold up the cellphone. Moreover, you’ll be able to connect the tip of the strap to a lanyard or clip it to a different strap (say, on a bag or backpack).
Except for having some utility, the strap additionally appears designed to deliver some consideration to your cellphone. For higher or worse, it does simply that, so should you use this case, plan on having individuals ask you about your cellphone. It is available in just a few colours.
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Spigen makes just a few instances for the Galaxy Z Flip 3. As its title implies, the Robust Armor is sturdy and affords essentially the most safety in Spigen’s line. It is also the one Spigen case that has an built-in protecting overlaying for the hinge.
So far as protecting instances go, it is the most effective and is barely lacking an built-in kickstand. I additionally form of want it got here in additional colours. Black is the one possibility for now.
A part of Spigen’s Air Pores and skin case line, the Crystal Clear model is a slim clear case that provides fundamental safety. There’s some adhesive that makes certain the case does not slip off your cellphone (as you’ll be able to see from the photograph, I did not pull off the little tab to reveal it). It is arduous to not get a mud particle or two trapped below the case while you’re placing it on — and people mud particles will present you probably have an all-black cellphone like mine.
Aramid fiber is basically Kevlar, so this case manages to be sturdy however slim. It has a soft-to-the-touch end and is simple to grip. Lots of people like this case, although it seems easy and it is costly. It provides little or no weight (and measurement) to the Z Flip 3 and appears protecting.
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This is not a cellphone case per se, however should you’re searching for some added safety in your Z Flip 3’s exterior show, Spigen sells an exterior display protector in a two-pack. It suits across the lenses and over the again show and may work high-quality with most instances, though it does pair greatest with Spigen instances. (Not all Z Flip 3 instances’ cutouts across the again show are the identical dimensions.)
Zagg brings its line of InvisibleShield display protectors to the Z Flip 3’s exterior display. That is in all probability the smallest display protector Zagg’s ever made. Nevertheless, it someway prices as a lot because the display protectors it makes for a lot bigger screens.
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When you’re searching for an inexpensive case with an built-in ring that converts right into a kickstand, this Vego is an efficient possibility, although it seems extra premium on the floor than it truly is. It additionally sells below different model names on Amazon. I am unable to let you know the way it will maintain up over time, nevertheless it has some good options, together with a canopy that slides as much as shield the cellphone’s digicam and it will persist with a magnetic automotive mount. The one huge draw back is that it doesn’t assist wi-fi charging.