What to Look for When You Pick a New Phone Case

One of the most important accessories that you want to have for your current or future phone is a case that works for you. For almost any situation, but especially for moms, having a case for your phone is essential to making sure it is protected from daily drops and scratches. In addition to using a case for protection, cases can be fun and decorative as well. They can be a great chance for you to showcase your unique style and personality.

If you are going to get a new case for your phone, read on to learn more about different things to be aware of before you buy.

Look for Something that Fits the Season

Just like with changes and trends in clothing, you should find a phone case that fits the season. For example, during the colder months, you might want to find an iPhone case that matches your winter vibes. You might want to have something that is Christmas related and festive. There are many designs out there featuring things like Christmas trees, Santa, jingle bells, reindeers, and so on.

If you celebrate Hanukkah, there are likely cases available that sport some good-looking dreidels and menorahs. Or if you don’t want something holiday related, you could find a case that has elegant silvers and golds, snowflakes and snowmen, etc.

A similar approach can be taken for the other seasons throughout the year. Perhaps during the fall, you might like something featuring bright autumn leaves and forests. During the springtime, many colorful floral prints become popular. And during the hot summer months, you might enjoy something beach or ocean-related or something detailing the sun.

Look for Something that will Protect Your Phone

At the end of the day, the main purpose of having a case for your phone is to protect it and keep it intact. If you drop your phone, a good case should help absorb some of the shock from the drop and prevent too many cracks from appearing on your device. If you drop your phone frequently, you might do well to get a case that has thick layers and that is sturdy for protection.

If you aren’t too concerned about major drops, you can probably get a case that is thinner but that still offers adequate protection. Some cases have built-in screen protectors that come with them to defend against scratches. For a case that doesn’t come with screen protectors, you may want to consider getting some to put on for extra support.

Read Reviews for Cases, Especially if Buying Online

With any major purchase that you make, it is important that you read product reviews first before you make the official decision to buy the product. This is true when it comes to buying phone cases as well, especially if you are buying something online.

Often times someone might see a case that they like online and purchase it without doing enough research on the case and the company that makes it. But when the case comes in the mail, they are disappointed because it is too flimsy, too dull, or in some way does not live up to the online description. It is important to read product reviews so that you can compare and analyze the experiences that others have. If it has quality reviews, chances are it is indeed a quality case to buy.

Make Sure You Get the Right Size

This may sound like a no-brainer, but before you buy a case, always double check that it will fit your phone. For example, there are so many different types of iPhones in a variety of sizes. Make sure you pick a case that matches your model. The same can be said with phones besides the iPhone as well. Sometimes they don’t make popular cases for older phone models, so make sure you look in the right place.

Speak Your Mind



  1. Sandy Klocinski says

    Awesome post with great information. I never considered changing my phone case seasonally.

  2. This is useful information to have for the future.

  3. Cassandra D says

    Thank you for the information.

  4. Debra Branigan says

    Thanks for the article. I never thought about changing the phone cover for the season. I do work hard to find one that will protect my phone as I am always dropping it.

  5. My favorite kind of phone cases right now are the ones that act like a kind of wallet.

  6. I make sure that I find a case that is durable since my phone seems to get dropped or misplaced frequently.

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