Best Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 Cases
Best Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 Cases
THE Galaxy ZFlip 3 is still one of best foldable phones around, even though it’s no longer the latest foldable phone in Samsung’s lineup. It is also among the most affordable. You can keep your device in good working order if you protect it with a proper case. However, thanks to the Z Flip 3’s unique design, you’ll need a case specifically designed for this model. To help you find the right one, we’ve rounded up the best Galaxy Z Flip 3 case options on the market right now.
Unlike the best cases for apple iphone 14 or even the Galaxy S22 Or newer Galaxy S23, the number of companies producing foldable phone cases for the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 is relatively small. Thanks to its newer version and uncommon folding design, there are fewer options to choose from when buying a Z Flip 3 case. That’s not necessarily a bad thing: with competition more fierce as ever and discerning customers shedding excess, our picks from available cases focus on uncompromising functionality, grip and style.
Need help comparing products before buying? Continue reading. I’ll update this list as I try other cases (yes, I’ve tried every case on this list), so you can get the best overall protection and find the Samsung Galaxy case Z Flip 3 of your dreams.
Do Galaxy Z Flip 3 cases protect the entire phone, including the hinge?
The majority of Galaxy Z Flip 3 cases come in two pieces, with few cases covering the hinge or offering some hinge protection. In my conversations with case makers, designing a case that provides full hinge protection is a design challenge. But if that’s something you’re looking for, a few of these picks will protect the hinge.
Are there screen protectors for the Galaxy Z Flip 3?
No, Samsung does not sell – or authorize anyone to sell – screen protectors for the main front display of the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3. The Z Flip 3 uses a high-tech foldable display which I suspect could potentially suffer damage. if you put something on it. However, you can find a handful of screen protectors for the Mini Outer Display.
Do all cases support wireless charging?
Most, but not all, of the cases on this list allow you to wirelessly charge the Z Flip 3 with the case turned on. Those that have a built-in kickstand, especially if they’re metal, may require you to remove the case to charge your phone wirelessly. It’s a shame – for the Z Flip 3, I like cases with a built-in kickstand.
Available in black or lavender, Spigen’s Thin Fit has a two-piece design with a soft-touch finish. It’s a simple and lightweight case that looks great on your phone. There is no hinge protection.
Speck only makes one case for the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 and it’s a good one. The Presidio Perfect-Clear Fold is rated for 13-foot drop protection, and it’s the most protective clear case I’ve tried, though there’s no hinge protection. Grab this flip cover and try it out.
You receive price alerts for Samsung Silicone Cover With Ring
I liked Samsung’s silicone ring case. It’s protective, it’s got a nice soft-touch finish and there’s that built-in ring that keeps you from dropping the phone – and you can also attach the ring to a lanyard and wear the phone around your neck. Alas, while I could somehow prop the phone up using the ring on some surfaces, I would have liked the case even more if it doubled up as a kickstand.
The case is available in several colors.
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Gear4’s Bridgetown case shares some similarities with Spigen’s Tough Armor case (see below). It’s also a sturdy case that only comes in black and has a nice hinge protection. One of the best protective cases for the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3. I wish it came in more colors or a transparent version.
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Otterbox only makes two cases for the Galaxy Z Flip 3: the Thin Flex and this one, the Symmetry Flex. Alas, the Thin Flex series feels cheap and it’s hard to leave your phone once you’ve turned it on. However, the sturdy and more attractive Symmetry Flex is considered a top case for the Z Flip 3. It is a translucent case with a black border that shows off your phone a bit while still providing good protection. against falls. I only wish it came in more colors.
You are receiving price alerts for Galaxy Z Flip 3 5G Leather Case
The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 5G Leather Case is the equivalent of Apple’s Leather Case for the iPhone. It’s expensive, but nice – and thin. While it doesn’t offer as much protection as some of the cases on the list, it’s one of my favorites and if you get it in a bright color like mustard it makes your phone easy to spot. It is also available in green and black. The biggest downside is that it’s expensive, but you can sometimes find it on sale for around $40.
It has the same soft-touch finish as Samsung’s Ring case, but instead of a ring, it incorporates a strap. You slide your hand under the strap (and behind the phone), allowing you to grab and hold your phone without actually wrapping your fingers around it. It’s basically a safety strap. The strap also offers a bit of protection for the hinge when you fold the phone. Additionally, you can attach the end of the strap to a cord or attach it to another strap (for example, on a bag or backpack).
As well as serving some purpose, the strap also seems designed to draw attention to your phone. For better or worse, it does exactly that, so if you’re using this case, expect people to ask you about your phone. It comes in a few colors.
You receive price alerts for Spigen Tough Armor
Spigen makes a few cases for the Galaxy Z Flip 3. As the name suggests, the Tough Armor is durable and offers the best protection in Spigen’s lineup. It is also the only Spigen case that has an integrated protective coating for the hinge.
As far as protective cases go, this is one of the best and only lacks a built-in kickstand. I also wish it was available in more colors. Black is the only option at the moment.
You receive price alerts for Spigen Air Skin Crystal Clear
Part of Spigen’s Air Skin line of cases, the Crystal Clear version is a thin, transparent case that offers basic protection. There is a bit of adhesive that ensures the case doesn’t slip off your phone (as you can see in the picture, I didn’t remove the little tab to expose it). It’s hard not to get a dust particle or two stuck under the case when you put it on – and those dust particles will show up if you have an all-black phone like mine.
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Aramid fiber is basically Kevlar, so this case manages to be durable yet slim. It has a soft touch finish and is easy to grip. Many people like this case, although it looks simple and is expensive. It adds very little weight (and size) to the Z Flip 3 and feels protective.
You are receiving price alerts for Spigen GlastR Optik Lens Protector
It’s not a phone case per se, but if you’re looking for extra protection for your Z Flip 3’s exterior screen, Spigen sells an exterior screen protector in a two-pack. It fits around the lenses and on the rear screen and should work fine with most cases, although it does pair best with Spigen cases. (Not all Z Flip 3 case cutouts around the back screen are the same size.)
You are getting price alerts for VEGO for Galaxy Z Flip 3 Stand Case with Hinged Protection, Full-Body Protective Case with Integrated Glass Camera Lens Protector for Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 5G (2021) – Carbon Fiber Black
If you’re looking for an affordable case with an integrated ring that doubles as a kickstand, this Vego is a good option, although it looks more premium on the surface than it actually is. It also sells under other brand names on Amazon. I can’t tell you how it will hold up over time, but it has some great features, including a cover that slides up to protect the phone’s camera and it sticks to a magnetic car mount. The only big downside is that it doesn’t support wireless charging.
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Zagg is bringing its InvisibleShield line of screen protectors to the Z Flip 3’s outer display. It’s probably the smallest screen protector Zagg has ever made. However, it somehow costs as much as the screen protectors it makes for much larger screens.