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Most people will have cracked their Note 7 by week 10. Here’s the top 5 cases to save you another $800

August 15, 2016

Most people will have cracked their Note 7 by week 10. Here’s the top 5 cases to save you another $800

Yes, even with a case, most phones manage to get their screen cracked by week 10.

Some even don’t make it to week 6, according to an article from pcadvisor. But of course that’s for the larger smart phones.

The second most common way of rendering your nice new phone into an overpriced paper weight is by dropping it in water (35% of people do this).

We do have some good news though! Samsung has already taken care of that problem (for the most part). We all know that one of the neat features of the new Galaxy Note 7 is their IP68 waterproof rating. And that’s great if you’re walking in the rain or spill some water right on your phone.

But waterproofing doesn’t protect against a smack with the cement floor. Let’s face it, that happens all time, at least to me when I’m getting out of my car (43% of people break their phone this way).

My heart still drops even though I know I have a case that will be able to take that hit.note 7 cracked

However, now that the new Galaxy Note 7 is just a few days away for those that pre-ordered, there aren't any reviews for cases that will fit it.

But we can make some educated guess and what will get you the most bang for your buck, or rather prevents the most bangs on your new Note 7.

I’ve gone ahead and looked at the big phone case companies that already have a Galaxy Note 7 available that are listed to be able to take a beating and then compared their most popular series.

I’ve taken into account:
  • Form
  • Shock Resistance
  • Layers of protection
  • Cool aesthetics like a kickstand
  • And if it comes with any extra goodies
Galaxy Note 7 Case Comparison

 

Zizo - Bolt

OtterBox - Defender

Spigen- Tough Armor

Speck - Candy Shell Grip

UAG - Black

Size

Slim Form

Slim Form

Slim Form

Slim Form

Slim Form

Drop Tested

Military Grade Drop Tested

Has done their own test

Military Grade Drop Tested

Military Grade Drop Tested

Military Grade Drop Tested

Layered Protection

2

2

2

2

2

Kickstand

yes

yes

yes

no

no

Tempered Glass Screen Protector

yes

no

no

no

no

Belt Holster

yes

no

no

no

no

Price

$44.95

$34.99

$39.95

$39.95

I’ve added pics for all the phones so you can see which one looks the best for you. (Click on the image to get it larger)best note 7 cases

Now I know all of these can take a fall or two, but are they all equally durable and usable?

Of course not. Not all of them have a kick stand or come with the extra protection of a glass protector. Not having a kickstand isn't a deal breaker for me, but free glass is free glass.

You've seen for yourself the stats on all the phones and seen what they look like. It's time for you to make the decision for yourself.
 
If it were me, I’d go with The Zizo Bolt.

It’s drastically low in price right now because it’s on a website launch special, but won’t be for much longer.

So check out their cases now before they go back up in price: http://bit.ly/2bavjpc



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