Best cases for the Sony Xperia XZ2

Sony launched its Xperia XZ2 flagship back at MWC 2018, finally moving on from the dated OmniBalance design language to produce a phone with an all-glass exterior and a fingerprint reader on the curved rear panel that actually works in the US! While the move to all-glass design is a positive step by Sony, it does mean that the curved rear glass panel is more than a little slippery. You’ll want to slap a case on the phone without delay both to protect it from scratches as well as making sure it stays where you put it to rest. So join us after the break to check out the great cases we’ve found for the Sony Xperia XZ2.

Style Cover Touch

Kicking off the list is the Style Cover Touch case from Sony that features a transparent front flap that lets you touch, tap, and scroll your way through your smartphone functions while the display remains protected. Designed by Sony, the case has a minimal profile and fits snugly around the Xperia XZ2, with accurate cutouts for the camera, fingerprint reader, charging port and control buttons. The Style Touch Cover case is available from MobileFun in Grey, Pink, Green, and Black for $50.49.

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Olixar Wallet Case

Merging style with functionality is the Wallet Case from Olixar with its wrap-around protection and elegant design. Made out of faux leather with an inner slot that can store two bank cards, the front flap also has a magnetic fastener to keep everything neat and tidy. The integrated folding stand means you can adjust the angle of the phone for the perfect viewing angle when watching content. Available only in Tan, the Olixar Wallet Case is $19.99 from Amazon.

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TopACE Ultra thin

Made from a flexible TPU, the TopACE Ultra Thin case has a brushed design that provides extra grip while resisting fingerprint smudges, dust, and scratches. The phone’s buttons are protected from life’s little knocks while remaining accessible. Available in Gray, Black, Blue, and Red, the TopACE Ultra Thin case is on sale for $7.86 from Amazon.

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Anccer Colorful Series

Anccer’s Colorful Series of shell cases lets you add a touch of color to the exterior of the Xperia XZ2 with its snug fit and raised camera cutout that sets it apart from the, unfortunately, placed fingerprint reader. The case is made from polycarbonate and has precise cutouts that allow for easy access to the charging port and control buttons. Available from Amazon for $10.99, the Anccer Colorful Series of cases can be had in Frosted Red, Matt Green, Matte Black, Smooth Black, Smooth Blue, Smooth Red, Smooth Rose Gold, and Smooth Silver.

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Casetego Flower Clear

Bringing some added design to the Xperia XZ2 is the Flower Clear case from Casetego. Featuring a transparent polycarbonate rear panel that also sports a floral print, the low-profile case has a bumper made from flexible TPU. The case has a raised front lip to protect the phone’s display when its laid face-down on a flat surface. The Casetego Flower Clear case sells for $8.99 on Amazon.

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MoKo Slim LightWeight

MoKo’s Slim Lightweight case is made of flexible TPU to protect the phone against bumps and scratches. The geometric design on the rear panel adds a leather-like texture as well as contributing to heat dissipation while maintaining the phone’s wireless charging function. The case has precise cutouts allowing for easy access to the phone’s charging port, fingerprint reader, and camera. Raised exterior buttons protect the volume, power, and dedicated camera controls. Available in Blue and Black, the MoKo Slim Lightweight case is available from Amazon for $8.99.

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About the Author: Peter Holden

He's been an Android fan ever since owning an HTC Hero, with the Dell Streak being his first phablet. He currently carries a Pixel 2 XL, Huawei P20 Pro, and a Huawei MediaPad M5 (8.4) in his pockets and thinks nothing of lugging a 17-inch laptop around in his backpack. When not immersed in the world of Android and gadgets, he's an avid sports fan, and like all South Africans, he loves a good Braai (BBQ).