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The Best Smartphone Cases: Urban Armor Gear for Samsung Galaxy S4

My girlfriend is looking for a new phone, and she’ll be using it outdoors a lot this summer. Which one has the most protective case available?

The Best Smartphone Cases: Urban Armor Gear for Samsung Galaxy S4

Photo: Courtesy of UAG

IMPACT PROTECTION

Although the Galaxy S4 came out just this week, case designers are already selling protective covers for the Android phone with the monster 5-inch screen. Our favorite cover, from Urban Armor Gear, has a stellar reputation for making adamantine shells for older Android phones and iPhones. The Outland uses a composite plastic outer shell, rubber bumpers on each corner, and a squishy inner layer to absorb shocks. The shape lends rigidity to the envelope. (Outland is simply the company’s model name for the orange version; there are also models in blue, white, and black.)

Price: $35

Filed To: Adventure Electronics, Design and Tech

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