The best Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4 cases in 2022

The latest from Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4 based on its success Galaxy Z Flip 3, knocked the smartphone of 2021 to sleep. While the durability of phones has increased over the years, it’s understandable to be cautious, especially with a flip phone like the Galaxy Z Flip 4. The number of flip case options available isn’t extensive, but removing a Z Flip case 4 isn’t It’s not hard to do, and it can help give you more confidence that your phone will stay safe if it does happen to fall. In fact, there are more options available than the Flip 4’s predecessor — and the The Galaxy Z Flip 3 had some incredible cases. Anyone looking for a stylish case or those who value function over fashion will find a case here to suit their preferences.

We have tested many of these models and can attest to their quality. As more new Z Flip 4 cases arrive, we’ll be testing them and updating this list accordingly so you can find the best deals available.

Caseology

Available in three color options, the Caseology Nano Pop feels soft to the touch and offers decent protection with a raised camera ring. Its two-layer design with eye-catching color trims gives the case a little extra shine. Note that Caseology is a sub-brand of Spigen.

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Samsung

Samsung’s Clear Ring Cover is the translucent version of the Ring Cover. While it doesn’t have the same soft-touch finish and isn’t as protective as this case, it’s slim and allows you to show off your phone’s exterior color. It’s usually $30, but we’ve already seen sales on it.

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Speck’s Presidio Perfect-Clear Fold, one of my favorites for the Galaxy Z Flip 3, returns for the Z Flip 4. The Presidio Perfect-Clear Fold is drop-rated to 13 feet and is the most protective clear case available i tried though no hinge protection. It comes in a perfectly clear version and a glitter-infused one. (Note that the photo above is of the Galaxy Z Flip 3, but the Z Flip 4 version should be almost identical).

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Samsung’s silicone ring cover is back for the Galaxy Z Flip 4 with a few minor design tweaks. It’s protective, has a nice soft-touch finish, and has that built-in ring that helps keep your phone from dropping — and you can also clip the ring to a lanyard and wear the phone around your neck. Alas, while I could pick up the phone using the ring on certain surfaces, I would have liked the case even more if it actually turned into a kickstand.

The case is available in several colors.

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I didn’t like Otterbox’s Thin Flex case for the Galaxy Z Flip 3. It felt cheap and was hard to get out of your phone once you put it on. But the new version for the Galaxy Z Flip 4 is much better and comes in translucent options, some of which have colored linings (the Pacific Reef color can be seen in the photo). While it has a two-piece design and no hinge protection, it now looks and feels like a premium case.

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Samsung’s Galaxy Z Flip 4 Leather Case is an upgrade over last year’s Galaxy Flip 3 Leather Case, incorporating a flap for hinge protection. It’s expensive, but nice — and thin. Available in three color options (black, peach and purple), the biggest knock is that it’s expensive, but we’re already seeing discounts on it.

Amazon

You can find a ton of generic clear cases on Amazon for the Galaxy Z Flip 4, several of which cost less than $15. The Restone is interesting because while it’s technically a two-piece design with no hinge protection (for the Z Flip 4’s hinge), it has a hinge of its own that holds the two pieces together and helps prevent it from sliding off the phone. It also has a little extra corner protection. (I haven’t used this particular Restone case yet but I have used a Restone case on another phone and it was fine, especially for its low price).

All those cheap clear cases say they have anti-yellowing protection (so you don’t lose your clear case), but I don’t really believe those anti-yellowing claims.

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Urban Armor Gear

Urban Armor Gear has long made attractively designed cases for various phone models, and the Civilian series is one of the best hard cases for the Z Flip 4. It comes in three color options — black, olive (blue), and olive — and offers hinge protection in a one-piece design. You need to use the adhesive on the inside of the case to prevent the case from sliding on the phone.

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Spigen makes a few cases for the Galaxy Z Flip 4. As the name suggests, Tough Armor is durable and offers the most protection in Spigen’s lineup. It’s also the only Spigen case that has a built-in hinge cover.

As far as protective cases go, they’re among the best, and the only thing missing is an integrated kickstand. I wish it came out in more colors. Black is the only option for now. Expect to see price drops on this in the coming weeks.

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Spigen’s Air Skin line of cases, which includes a Crystal Clear version as well as other color options, is a thin case that offers basic protection. I probably like the colored versions instead of the clear ones, but a lot of people like to show off the color of their phone, especially if you paid extra for one of the “custom” colors.

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It has the same smooth finish as Samsung’s Ring case, but instead of a ring, it incorporates a strap. Slide your hand under the strap (and behind the phone), which allows you to grab your phone without wrapping your fingers around it. It is essentially a seat belt. The strap also offers some protection for the hinge when you fold the phone. In addition, you can attach the end of the strap to a lanyard or clip it to another strap (for example, to a bag or backpack).

Besides some utility, the strap also seems to be designed to bring some attention to your phone. For better or worse, it does just that, so if you’re using this case, plan on having people ask you about your phone. It comes in two colors (white or black), but an additional strap is sold separately if you want one that better suits your personal style.

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Otterbox only makes two cases for the Galaxy Z Flip 4: the Thin Flex (see above) and this, the Symmetry Flex, which now offers hinge protection and is a premium protective case for the Z Flip 4 (available in more color options for the Z Flip 4). It’s expensive, but we’ll see some sales on it in the coming weeks.

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Zagg has a new “eco-friendly” screen protector for the Z Flip 4’s outer screen that it says is biodegradable, a first for a screen protector. Along with the external screen protector it makes for the Galaxy Z Flip 3, this is the smallest screen protector Zagg makes. However, somehow it costs almost as much as the screen protectors it does for much larger screens.

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Gear4’s Bridgetown case has some similarities to Spigen’s Tough Armor case (see below). Also, it’s a hard case that only comes in black and has nice hinge protection. The case is similar to the version for the Z Flip 3, but the new version is a bit sleeker and the hinge protector has been improved. It is one of the best protective cases for the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4. Wish it was available in more colors or a clear version.

Do the Galaxy Z Flip 3 cases fit the Galaxy Z Flip 4?

Yes and no. Your old Z Flip 3 case can fit on the Z Flip 4 — and stay on it — but there are some minor differences in design (and dimensions) that can make it a less than perfect fit. For example, the lens on the Zip Flip 4 is in a slightly different position than the lens on the Z Flip 3 and may not be centered in the notch on a Z Flip 3 case. Also, the top microphone may be partially covered if you use a Z case Flip 3 with Z Flip 4. You can try your old case with your new phone to see how it fits (and possibly try to modify it slightly), but there’s a good chance you’ll get an official Z Flip 4 case for it .

Do the Galaxy Z Flip 4 cases protect the entire phone, including the hinge?

The majority of Galaxy Z Flip 3 cases were released in two pieces. But with the Z Flip 4, we’re seeing more one-piece cases that offer some hinge protection. If that’s what you’re looking for, many of these options will protect the hinge.

Are there any screen protectors for the Galaxy Z Flip 4?

As with the Galaxy Z Flip 3, Samsung does not sell — nor does it allow anyone to sell — screen protectors for the main front display of the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4. The Z Flip 4 uses a high-tech flexible display that’s equipped with Samsung’s pre-applied screen protector (some people had issues with it peeling off on the Z Flip 3 and just peeled it off). You can find a handful of screen protectors for the mini external display.

Do all Galaxy Z Flip 4 cases allow wireless charging?

Most but not all of the cases on this list allow you to wirelessly charge the Z Flip 4 with the case on. Those with built-in kickstands, especially if they’re made of metal, may require you to remove the case to charge your phone wirelessly.


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