I am a freak when it comes to smartphone cases.
If I see a family member or friend running around with an unprotected device, my first instinct is to fit that person’s device with a case after recovering from a panic attack.
I usually have a few models sitting in my “case box,” and if the case fits, it’s going on the phone if you show up at my house without one.
I used to say that any case on a smartphone is better than no case at all. The main thing you need to be concerned with is bezel elevation to prevent the phone from falling flat on the screen and taking a direct impact.
Secondary to that concern, you want edge rigidity and shock absorption to…