Best rugged cases for Pixel 3 XL

Pixel 3 XL best rugged cases

Your Pixel 3 XL is a beautifully designed device with an amazingly vibrant display and an all-glass back. There are a few differences between Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL such as screen size and battery capacity. Priced at $899 for the base version, the Pixel 3 XL is a pretty expensive phone too. So naturally, you’d want to keep your phone safe and what’s better at protecting your phone than a phone case?

There are many kinds of cases available in the market today; some enhance your phone’s beauty, some are big on safety while some simply send out a message. However, since your Pixel 3 XL phone is mostly comprised of glass, we recommend you buy a rugged case that doesn’t compromise on safety.

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Here we have the list of best Pixel 3 XL rugged cases available in the US and India. Take your pick and you’re good to go!

For the US customers

The cases under this section should be available for the users in Europe too, including UK, Germany, Spain, France, etc. from the case manufacturer, or via the local Amazon website.

Spigen Rugged Armor Designed Case

One of the most renowned brands worldwide for mobile phone cases, you can rest assured that Spigen’s protective case will protect your phone with its military-grade protection system comprising air cushion technology, shock absorption, raised lip, and carbon fiber design. Made out of flexible TPU, this case provides protection against accidental bumps, drops, and scratches.

Buy on Amazon ($12.99)

Ringke Onyx Rugged Case

This protective case from Ringke boasts of its precision-cut TPU that enhances your phone’s slim and streamlined shape. The protective outer flexible layer provides advanced shock absorption when protecting against accidental drops, bumps, nicks, and scratches. An inbuilt QuikCatch lanyard hole enables you to attach it to your wrist strap to prevent drops.

Buy on Amazon ($8.99)

Poetic Revolution 360 Degree Protection Rugged Case

This rugged case from Poetic Revolution boasts of 360-degree protection. Made out of heavy-duty polycarbonate and flexible TPU, this case also features port covers in the form of dust flaps to protect your phone from dust, dirt, and lint. An inbuilt screen-protector enhances screen protection without affecting screen responsiveness.

Buy on Amazon ($16.95)

Caseology Vault Matte Finish Rugged Case

This rugged case from Caseology is made out of ultra-thin flexible TPU that provides safety against occasional drops, bumps, and scratches. The slight textures allow for enhanced grip without increasing bulk. Raised lips protect the screen and camera. This is perfect for those wanting a slim and lightweight case without compromising on safety.

Buy on Amazon ($11.99)

LEAPTECH Holster Full Body Armor Case with Kickstand and Belt Clip

This protective case by Leaptech is super heavy-duty bejeweled with an armor. It includes a belt swivel clip to easily carry your phone on the go, a kickstand for easy multimedia viewing, and raised edges to protect your phone’s screen and camera from coming into contact with flat surfaces. The case is very adept at handling drops, bumps, and scratches.

Buy on Amazon ($8.99)

Tuopuna Shockproof Rugged Case with Flexible TPU Cover

Made out of lightweight, flexible TPU, this rugged case from Tuopona provides maximal protection despite the minimalist design. The textured outer layer provides for a stronger grip to prevent accidental drops and beveled edges protect your screen and camera from scratches. The thin and lightweight design makes it easy to fit in your pockets.

Buy on Amazon ($7.99)

Insten MyJacket Stand Book-Style Leather Wallet Case with Card Slot

This leather case by Insten is not only stylish but protective too. Three card slots and a sleeve enable you to carry essentials like credit cards and cash in your phone case itself! Perfectly-shaped cuts ensure full access to your phone’s ports and functions without having to take the case off while heavy-duty leather protects your phone from accidental drops, bump, and scratches.

Buy on Newegg ($7.99)

VRS Design Slim Case

This rugged case by VRS boasts of a sturdy yet flexible polycarbonate shell that protects your phone from drops, bumps, and scratches. A snug fit ensures your device is protected throughout while the invisible raised edges provide additional protection to the phone’s camera and screen. The perfectly cut design ensures access to all the ports without having to remove the case.

Buy on Mobilefun ($16.49)

Zizo Bolt Tough with Tempered Glass Protector and Kickstand

If you’re looking for an all-around protection of your phone without compromising on functionality, then this case by Zizo is your best bet. It comes with an integrated 9H tempered glass screen protector, belt clip, kickstand, and 40cm Lanyard, this case is truly a utilitarian’s delight. Its military grade drop-test compliance ensures full safety of your Pixel 3 XL smartphone.

Buy on Mobilefun ($32.99)

Autofocus Bumper Anti-drop case (unbranded, cheap)

This generic ultra-slim case for Pixel 3 XL from Autofocus is perfect for those looking for a cheap case for their Pixel 3 XL. You don’t get a heavy duty protection here and have to make do with less than military grade protection, but that’s totally fine we guess for the given price. The raised lip protects the screen and camera from scratches arising due to contact with flat surfaces while the dotted pattern at the back enhances grip to prevent accidental drops. Autofocus cases are easy to find at the case shop near you, so you may want to head into a case store for this.

Buy on eBay ($6.99)

360 degree Shockproof Rugged Rubber Case (unbranded, cheap)

This generic case is quite durable due to its dual-layered construct. It provides three layers of protection including screen and back protection, camera protection, and shock resistance. It is dirt-proof too and comes in a variety of colors like Rose Gold, Purple, Red, Black, Dark blue and more.

Buy on eBay ($4.59)

Slim Rugged Silicone Case (unbranded, really cheap)

This generic rugged case is made out of protective flexible TPU which provides great shock-absorbency. It means you won’t have to worry about accidental bumps and scratches while the occasional drop is also negotiated well. The super-slim lightweight design ensures your phone doesn’t become bulky and remains easy to carry around or insert into pockets.

Buy on eBay ($2.99)

For Indian customers

Spigen Rugged Armor Case

For details about this case, see the identical listing on the US section above.

Buy on Amazon (INR 999)

Ringke Onyx Shock Absorbent Rugged Case

For details about this case, see the identical listing on the US section above.

Buy on Amazon (INR 999)

Newlike Slim Rugged Case

This rugged case from Newlike provides an all-around protection due to its flexible TPU construct embellished with raised edges and fortified corners. Fits perfectly on your Pixel 3 XL phone and precision cut-outs ensure you never have to take off the cover to fully use it. The matte finish at the back enhances grip, protecting your phone from accidental drops.

Buy on Amazon (INR 249)

This was a list of the best rugged cases for Pixel 3 XL. If you want really cheap cases, look out for the unbranded cases above that are being sold at

Buying any of these will ensure your device is optimally protected from accidental damage. It is in one’s best interests to always buy a protective case for expensive phones since and the old adage, “prevention is better than cure” couldn’t be more accurate!