OnePlus unveiled its latest flagships, the OnePlus 8 (review) and 8 Pro (review), in April earlier this year. While both phones share the same chipset, there are certain differences that separate the two, such as the display and camera. Considering you got yourself one — OnePlus 8, for the purpose of this article, here are some of the best cases you can get for your OnePlus 8.
8 Best OnePlus 8 Cases and Covers
1. URBAN ARMOR GEAR Protective Case
URBAN ARMOR GEAR (UAG) makes some of the most protective cases for a range of devices. And it also happens to have one for the all-new OnePlus 8. The case comes with a hard outer shell with raised rubber screen-lip and rear skid pads to offer 360-degree protection. It is claimed to be MIL-STD 810G certified to offer better protection against drops and shocks. While the case belongs to the rugged-case category, it still manages to keep the overall profile slim and lightweight. Moreover, it also allows for wireless charging and NFC payments.
Price: Rs 1,699
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2. Spigen Rugged Armor Back Case
Another popular case brand, besides UAG, that offers a range of options for various smartphones is Spigen. For OnePlus 8, the brand has a few different offerings, and the Rugged Armor happens to be one of them. As its name suggests, the case takes a rugged-design approach to protect the device against drops. The design also incorporates Spigen’s very won Air Cushion technology that further adds shock-absorption to its protection. Moreover, there is also MIL-grade protection — all of this without making the case bulky heavy.
Price: Rs 1,699
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3. Spigen Liquid Air Case
As mentioned in the previous point, Spigen offers a bunch of different case options for OnePlus 8. The next case in the list from the company is the Liquid Air case. Liquid Air cases are made using flexible and durable TPU material, and the company suggests these cases to be fingerprint-resistant as well. Moreover, similar to the previous option, the Liquid Air case also comes with MIL-grade certification, which adds more protection to the device — but still keeps the overall profile of the case slimmer. It even has raised edges towards the front to protect the screen when put face down on a surface.
Price: Rs 1,099
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4. Spigen Ultra Hybrid Back Case
Besides the Rugged Armor and Liquid Air, the other popular offering from Spigen, again, is the Ultra Hybrid. The Ultra Hybrid case is also one of the most preferred Spigen cases of choice for many, which has to do with the approach taken by the company — offering a durable and protective case with a transparent design and minimal bulk. Not to mention, MIL-grade certification, which further adds to the protection. The build compromises of a transparent, hard PC back with a flexible and shockproof TPU bumper that keep the device safe against drops and bumps.
Price: Rs 1,399
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5. RIGGEAR Fortify XUNDD Case
The RIGGEAR Fortify XUNDD Case is another good case option for OnePlus 8. It is made of a hard acrylic PC back and has a TPU bumper on the corners. To add to that, the case is also MIL-STD 810G certified. The case has a transparent back that allows you to flaunt the back of your phone, and the buttons are claimed to be tactile. It even has a 2mm raised lip towards the front, something that keeps the screen safe when the device is placed face down. Moreover, the company suggests the case comes with what it calls, shockproof airbags, on all its corners that further protect the phone from accidental drops.
Price: Rs 799
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6. Ringke Fusion-X Transparent Case
Another option for a transparent yet protective case for the OnePlus 8 is the Ringke Fusion-X, which comes with a durable, clear PC back to protect the back of the device and a rugged exterior TPU bumper to offer a better grip for comfortable handling. The company says the case is compatible with any screen protector, so you do not have to worry about the case removing the screen protector. Furthermore, the case also supports wireless charging, which means you can charge the device wirelessly with the cover on. Besides, another addition is the presence of two lanyard holes on either side of the case, which gives you the option to attach a tie and carry around the phone with ease.
Price: Rs 999
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7. KAPAVER Rugged Slim Armor Case
KAPAVER is another brand that offers rugged cases for a range of devices. And for the OnePlus 8, it has the Rugged Slim Armor Case, which promises to offer 360-degree protection. The case is made of TPU material that is flexible and tough to keep the phone’s back protected, and the outer has a brushed-texture carbon fiber with glossy accents. It has precise cutouts for various ports on the device and provides a raised lip across the front to protect the screen when the device is put face down. Similarly, to keep the lenses protected from scratches, the raised lip also extends to the rear camera cutout on the back of the case.
Price: Rs 599
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8. Bounceback Flip Flap Cover
For those of us who prefer folio covers over regular cases, the Bounceback Flip Flap case is one good option. The cover is claimed to be made of PU leather from the front to the back, and it promises to offer 360-degree protection from all the sides. It includes a magnetic mechanism to help the device hold up when folded and keep the device from falling off. There are raised edges across all the sides to keep the screen of the phone protected. Further, talking about the USP of the cover, in addition to protecting the device, the case also provides the ability to store a bunch of essential belongings, such as credit/debit cards, bills, and other similar items. Moreover, it also turns into a stand to allow you to work or enjoy content on your device handsfree.
Price: Rs 1,099
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Those are some of our recommendations for the best cases for OnePlus 8. And while the phone comes bundled with a case, the one offered in the box does not suffice to the needs of most users and fails to offer decent protection. And therefore, the need to buy some good-quality third-party cases.