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The OnePlus 9 Pro is here, and it’s a real beauty. OnePlus’ latest and most powerful smartphone has more power than you could possibly need, a gorgeous display with an adaptive refresh rate, and some of the best Android-based software in the game. It’s batting to go up against the biggest phones around, and it has the specs to mean it can hang in the ring for more than a few rounds against the best.
But all the hardware and software upgrades in the world won’t save its glass body from trouble if it takes a tumble onto the sidewalk. If you want to make sure your new phone survives OnePlus years, well, you should consider investing in a strong case. Here are some of the best OnePlus 9 Pro cases we’ve come across so far.
Otterbox Symmetry Clear Case
It’s hard to get a brand with a better name than Otterbox. Otterbox’s cases are some of the best around, and it’s brought out the Symmetry Clear for the OnePlus 9 Pro. It has strong drop and scratch protection, thanks to the build of hard polycarbonate and synthetic rubber, but its slim profile means it’s easy to slip into a pocket. It has an antimicrobial coating to kill a large number of microbes, keeping the case itself clean and safe, and the raised edges mean your display and camera lenses won’t rest on dirty or hazardous surfaces. Best of all, it’s completely clear, so you don’t need to hide your phone’s style away. The major downside is the cost, as it is rather expensive. However, it’s certainly cheaper than a replacement phone and most repairs, so it might be a worthwhile investment.
Tudia DualShield Rugged Case
Looking for something a little more substantial and don’t care too much about style? Tudia offers a strong case that’s capable of taking knocks and living to tell the tale, even if it doesn’t add much in the way of style. Non-slip ridges along the outside of the case help to keep your phone in your grip, and if it does slip out, the dual-layer construction can guard against bumps and falls thanks to its military-grade drop protection. It’s certainly not a looker, but at this price and level of protection, it doesn’t have to be. A great choice if you want no-nonsense protection for less than other rugged cases.
Olixar Genuine Leather Wallet Stand Case
We love wallet cases for their all-over protection, sleek style, and additional storage for cards and cash, and Olixar’s wallet case has all of that and more. It’s made from 100% genuine leather, so you can be sure you’re getting a product that looks and feels great, and the durable material also helps to keep your phone safe with a front cover that protects the display when not in use. It folds into a horizontal stand as well, so you can watch videos easily while out on the go, and the inner cover has room for spare cash, credit cards, or travel tickets. Combine all of this with a reasonable price, and you’ve got a winner.
Spigen Tough Armor Case
Tough cases aren’t hard to get a hold of, but Spigen is one of the strongest competitors out there. The Tough Armor case does exactly what the name implies — a dual-layer build combines a hard polycarbonate shell with a softer inner core of TPU, and this combination of materials means the Tough Armor is capable of standing against bumps and drops, and it can also ward off scratches. A small kickstand on the back allows you to prop your phone up anywhere, as long as you have a flat surface, and the raised lip means your phone won’t risk scratches when it’s laid down. The starting price is a little high, but keep an eye out for price drops elsewhere, as Spigen’s cases often drop in price.
CoverOn Full Body Case
The issue with rugged cases is that they can often be large, and, well, they can ruin your phone’s style. Not so with CoverOn’s Full Body case. Thanks to using a bumper design with a clear polycarbonate back panel, your OnePlus 9 Pro is protected while also looking good. The bumper sits around the edge and uses rubber ridges to enhance grip, while the faceplate adds extra protection and locks your phone in place. It’s slim and lightweight, and, best of all, it’s one of the cheapest good cases we could find. If you like to show off your phone but need protection and can’t spend a lot, you can do a lot worse than this case.