Foldable telephones are again in an enormous manner, with Samsung’s newest Galaxy Z Flip 4 main the cost after its predecessor, the Galaxy Z Flip 3 turned the sleep smartphone hit of 2021. With elevated recognition comes elevated case choices, and whereas this record is not so long as the record for greatest instances for Apple’s iPhone 13 and even the Galaxy S22, extra firms are making instances for the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4 in additional designs.While we’ve not tried all these instances but with the Galaxy Z Flip 4, we now have tried earlier variations with the Z Flip 3, so we now have a good suggestion what one of the best choices are for the brand new mannequin. As extra new instances arrive for the Z Flip 4, we’ll be placing them to the check and can replace this record accordingly.
Available in three coloration choices, the Caseology Nano Pop has a soft-to-the-touch really feel and provides first rate safety with a raised digital camera ring. Its dual-layer design with eye-catching trim colours does give the case a little bit additional pop. Note that Caseology is a sub-brand of Spigen.
Speck’s Presidio Perfect-Clear Fold, one among my favourite for the Galaxy Z Flip 3, returns for the Z Flip 4. The Presidio Perfect-Clear Fold is rated for 13-foot drop safety, and it is essentially the most protecting clear case I attempted, though there isn’t any hinge safety. It is available in a superbly clear model and one imbued with glitter. (Note that the picture above is with the Galaxy Z Flip 3 however the Z Flip 4 model must be practically similar).
Samsung’s Silicone Cover with Ring returns for the Galaxy Z Flip 4 with some small design enhancements. It’s protecting, it has a pleasant soft-to-touch end and there is that inbuilt ring that helps forestall you from dropping the telephone — and you may also clip the ring to a lanyard and put on the telephone round your neck. Alas, whereas I might type of prop the telephone up utilizing the ring on sure surfaces, I’d have favored the case much more if it really transformed right into a kickstand. The case is available in a number of colours.
You can discover a bunch of generic clear instances on Amazon for the Galaxy Z Flip 4, a number of of which price lower than $15. The Restone is attention-grabbing as a result of whereas it is technically a two-piece design with no hinge safety (for the Z Flip 4’s hinge), it does characteristic a hinge of its personal that retains the 2 items collectively and helps forestall them from slipping off the telephone. It additionally has a bit of additional nook safety. (I have never used this explicit Restone case but however I’ve used a Restone case on one other telephone and it was tremendous, notably for its low worth). All these cheap clear instances say they’ve anti-yellowing safety (to maintain your clear case from dropping its readability), however I do not actually consider these anti-yellow claims.
Urban Armor Gear
Urban Armor Gear has lengthy made attractively designed instances for quite a lot of telephone fashions and its Civilian Series is one one of the best robust instances for the Z Flip 4. It’s out there in 3 coloration choices — black, mallard (blue) and olive — and does provide hinge safety in a one-piece design.
Samsung’s Galaxy Z Flip 4 Flap Leather Cover is an improve over final yr’s Leather Cover case for the Galaxy Flip 3, because it incorporates a flap for hinge safety. It’s costly, however good — and slim. Available in three coloration choices (black, peach and purple), the largest knock in opposition to it’s that it is costly, however anticipate to finally see some reductions on it.
Spigen makes a number of instances for the Galaxy Z Flip 4. As its identify implies, the Tough Armor is sturdy and provides essentially the most safety in Spigen’s line. It’s additionally the one Spigen case that has an built-in protecting protecting for the hinge.As far as protecting instances go, it is one of many higher ones and is simply lacking an built-in kickstand. I additionally type of want it got here in additional colours. Black is the one possibility for now. Expect to see worth drops on it within the coming weeks.
Spigen’s Air Skin case line, which features a Crystal Clear model in addition to different coloration choices, is a slim case that provides primary safety. I most likely like the colour variations as an alternative of the clear, however lots of people like to indicate the colour of their telephone, particularly for those who paid additional for one of many “bespoke” colours.
This has the identical soft-to-the-touch end as Samsung’s Ring case, however as an alternative of a hoop it incorporates a strap. You slide your hand beneath the strap (and behind the telephone), which lets you get a grip and maintain on to your telephone with out actually wrapping your fingers round it. It’s basically a safety strap. The strap additionally provides a little bit little bit of safety for the hinge once you fold up the telephone. Additionally, you may connect the tip of the strap to a lanyard or clip it to a different strap (say, on a bag or backpack). Aside from having some utility, the strap additionally appears designed to convey some consideration to your telephone. For higher or worse, it does simply that, so for those who use this case, plan on having folks ask you about your telephone. It is available in two colours (white or black), however extra strap are bought individually if you need one which higher matches your private type.
Otterbox makes solely two instances for the Galaxy Z Flip 4: the Thin Flex and this one, the Symmetry Flex. I did not love the Thin Flex Series for the Galaxy Z Flip 3 (it felt a little bit low-cost and was exhausting to get off your telephone when you had it on). But the sturdy and extra engaging Symmetry Flex is a prime case for the Z Flip 4 and now it is available in extra coloration choices and has hinge safety. It’s costly, however we should always see some reductions on it within the coming weeks. Note that case is not fairly out but and is because of ship in early September.
Gear4’s Bridgetown case shares some similarities with Spigen’s Tough Armor case (see beneath). It, too, is a tricky case that solely is available in black and has some good hinge safety. The case seems to be much like the model for the Z Flip 3 however the brand new model is a bit sleeker and the hinge protector has been improved. It’s among the best protecting instances for the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4. I solely want it had been out there in additional colours, or a transparent model.Note that the Gear4 Bridgetown case is not out there fairly but however will ship by early September.
Zagg has a brand new “eco” display protector for the Z Flip 4’s exterior display that it says is biodegradable, a primary for a display protector. Along the with the outside display protector it makes for the Galaxy Z Flip 3, that is the smallest display protector Zagg makes. Yet it one way or the other prices nearly as a lot because the display protectors it makes for a lot bigger screens.
Do Galaxy Z Flip 3 instances match the Galaxy Z Flip 4?
Yes an no. Your outdated Z Flip 3 case might match in your Z Flip 4 — and keep on it — however there are some small variations of their design (and dimensions) that will make it a less-than-perfect match. For occasion, the flashlight on the Zip Flip 4 is a barely totally different location than the flashlight on the Z Flip 3 and might not be centered within the cutout on a Z Flip 3 case. Also, the highest microphone might get partially lined for those who use a Z Flip 3 case with a Z Flip 4. You can strive your outdated case along with your new telephone to see how effectively it matches (and probably attempt to modify it barely), however there is a good likelihood you could to get an official Z Flip 4 case for it.
Do Galaxy Z Flip 4 instances shield your entire telephone, together with the hinge?
The majority of Galaxy Z Flip 3 instances got here in two items. But with the Z Flip 4, we’re seeing extra one-piece instances that do provide some hinge safety. If that is one thing you are searching for, a number of of those picks will shield the hinge.
Are there display protectors for the Galaxy Z Flip 4?
As with the Galaxy Z Flip 3, Samsung does not promote — or permit anyone to promote — display protectors for the primary entrance display of the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4. The Z Flip 4 makes use of a high-tech bendable show that’s geared up with Samsung’s personal pre-applied display protector (some folks had points with it peeling on the Z Flip 3 and easily took it off). You can discover a handful of display protectors for the mini exterior show.
Do all Galaxy Z Flip 4 instances permit wi-fi charging?
Most however not all of the instances on this record let you wirelessly cost the Z Flip 4 with the case on. Those that characteristic an built-in kickstand, notably if it is made out of steel, might require you to take away the case to cost your telephone wirelessly.
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