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Choosing A Case For A Smartphone: Materials

Nowadays, almost everyone has a mobile device in their pocket. Its main purpose is to receive calls, but, due to developing technologies, many people prefer to buy phones with a huge list of functions and applications. The internal and external appearance of the smartphone affects its cost, and, therefore, the owner wants the smartphone to last a long time. Carrying it a pocket or bag with keys will quickly spoil its appearance. In this case, you should use a special accessory. We want to help you in choosing covers and tell you about the materials they are made of. If you care about price, you can use great tool for checking iPhone prices and prices for cases and choose the one you can afford.

Choosing A Case For A Smartphone: Materials

There is a great variety of materials for cases on the market:

  • leather;
  • fabric;
  • knitted;
  • plastic;
  • silicone;
  • thermoplastic.

Leather case looks very stylish and exquisite, giving its owner an additional prestige. Such material is not durable and is

This material is also durable and pleasant to the touch. However, such a case is bulky and expensive, what’s more, it is not able to protect the phone in case of fall. In addition, this case quickly gets dirty. If you are a businessman, who treats your things carefully, this case is designed for you, because leather case is the best option for the classic and business style.

Fabric is an easy and cheap material, suitable for original design solutions. The fabric cover protects only from scratches and does not last long. Such a case is relevant for the sporting style.

Silicone is elastic and cheap material. A silicone case softens shocks and protects from scratches. Low cost and variety in design makes it affordable and people often buy several different cases to periodically change the “clothes” of the smartphone. There is, however, one drawback of this case – it can slip off the gadget, tear or lose shape.

Plastic allows to make covers of any shape and color. The plastic is stronger than silicone, but for elasticity and lightness it a little differs from it.

Important: plastic cases differ in quality, depending on the material used. Do not buy a product from cheap plastic, because such a cover is useless.

Wood is an aesthetic, very durable and lightweight material. Wooden cases are rare, but each model is exclusive.

Metal – the most durable, effective and durable, but heavy and expensive material. There might be scratches and dents from strong impacts on such a case. Because of the high cost metal cases are not widely used.

Thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) – allows to give the case any shape, and is resistant to negative temperatures.

Combined – combines the advantages of several materials (silicone + plastic, metal + plastic). The combination of materials gives the case a high strength and softness for shock absorption. However, such cases are cumbersome and expensive.

Useful tips

  • Decide what is more important for you – protection of the phone or the decorative properties of the case.
  • The case must be comfortable to use.
  • Attach the case to your smartphone. Make sure that the size of the accessory matches the size of the device, its holes coincide with the connectors of the smartphone (for headphones, USB cable, speakers, built-in camera).
  • Pay attention to the quality of the case. It should not have burrs and other defects. If the firmware lines are not even, and the accessory drops out unnecessary details, then such a case should not be purchased.
  • Choose a cover for your style. The market presents a lot of design models that can emphasize the user’s personality.
  • Buy covers of well-known brands that guarantee the high quality of their products. There are various classifieds offering relevant HTC prices and iPhone prices and, of course, you will be able to find there a case which will suit your wallet.
  • Jun 12, 2017
  • Ryan
  • Mobile