Smartphone cases are mainly designed to attach, support or otherwise hold a smartphone and are one of the most popular accessories for many smartphones.
December 05, 2016
As designed by the manufacturer, accessories of the smartphone include hardware and software, that is not essential to the operation of a smartphone such as: anti-lost and selfies wireless companions, cases, mass storage, chargers and external batteries, photo accessories, selfie stick etc. In this article we are going to discuss about smartphone cases.
Smartphone cases are mainly designed to attach, support or otherwise hold a smartphone and are one of the most popular accessories for many smartphones. The measurement of the cases is mainly based on the display inches.
Reasons for using smartphone cases
There are many reasons, why one should purchase a smartphone case. But the some of the main reasons are: Now-a-days, smartphones unlike the indestructible Nokia 3310, are too thin and also light in weight. As a result, they are not very durable. A case protects your phone from breaks and bend, as it adds much-needed extra bulk to the phones. Normally, the phones are made of tough-ish metal or plastic, instead of ultra-fragile pieces of glass. Even the glasses they use are made of special ultra-tough Gorilla Glass. Even though you never drop your phone or step on it, your phone spend lot of its time either in your pocket or purse where they are more likely to get scratched. So, in such cases it becomes necessary to use a case. Even though the screen of your phone is not protected by the cases, but a phone case protects the delicate electronic parts inside your phone. However, your phone is a piece of technology. Even though, high quality cases are expensive, but they are not as expensive as buying a new smartphone. Now-a-days, the smartphones you get are sleek and sexy but at the same time they are slippery too, so a rubberised case could help in protecting your precious phones. You carry you phones everywhere even at places you shouldn’t. In such cases, it becomes very necessary to protect your phone with cases.
Different types of smartphone cases
Some of the smartphone cases and covers are designed as fashion accessories, but they unfortunately don’t provide good protection to phones. It is therefore, important to be realistic whether the necessary compromises involved are likely to prove acceptable, while choosing a cover or case to protect your smartphone. There are many different types of cases such as: Holsters, that are used commonly for devices including rubberized padding and/or are made of plastic. A standing case, is specially designed for multimedia videos and audio. A combination of case and stand is the folio case. Game of Thrones covers, for the latest phone models with various designs of Game Of Thrones.
Smartphone socks, are the most basic type of smartphone covers, They are available in various sizes and are made of various materials. Theses types of phone covers are able to provide only the most basic level of protection, as they are lightweight and loose fitting. Smartphone pouches and sleeves: these are made of softly lined leather. Much of the advantages and disadvantages of sock design, are shared by these covers. Fitted smartphone cases or skins, are designed so that they may replace the original casing that is supplied with phone or provide additional protection to the phone by enclosing the entire phone. Depending on the design, its level of protection varies. Smartphone clips are fitted to phone, so that phone can be safely suspended. These phone covers are usually designed, so that the phone can be fitted to a belt, or to car’s interior or to the handlebars of bicycle or motorbike. Smartphone wallets and flip cases, are perhaps the best combination of style and protection. It comes in various designs and one of the most common is, an outer leather wallet housing a plastic case in which the phone can be clipped. Some of these cases have a stylus, so that more accurate operation of the phone’s small screen can be allowed. Now-a-days, there are even MTV designer cases which add to the look and feel of your smartphones.
Stories by Asma Akhtar