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Cell Phone Cover Material: Leather, Plastic, Silicon and Others…

Updated on January 20, 2017

There are cell phone covers of different patterns and various colors; some of them are leather phone covers while others are plastic or silicon cases. The good-looking phone covers protect the phone and increase its splendor. You can choose one, from a wide variety, for your dear phone.

Cell phone accessories are helpful for the use and handling of a mobile phone; the most useful of them is phone cover. A phone cover is a must for keeping the phone in good condition and for carrying it safely. It can protect the phone from scratches, cracking and scrapes; provided, you buy one which best fits your mobile.

Various materials are used for making phone covers and cases; leather, plastic, rubber, silicon, fiber, cloth and metal are readily available. Besides the material, the make, finishing and quality matters a lot for a cell phone case to offer the best protection and convenience of use. The following lines will show some pros and cons of diverse material covers.

Leather is one of the most popular materials used for making a variety of products including phone covers. There are various covers and pouches which not only give full protection to the cell phone, they also enhance its beauty and make it easy to use and carry. If you own a valuable phone like HTC, Blackberry or iPhone, then a leather cover may be your first choice for its traits and attractions.

Another material, which is used commonly, is plastic. Plastic covers and cases are really much attractive and available in a variety of designs and patterns. You can find plastic cases looking like gold and silver, glittering like pearls and fascinating with colorful patterns and pictures. They are durable and cheap and protect the phone from abrasion, cracking and breaking.

There are phone covers made of silicon. Silicon is non-toxic and friendly to use. Crystal phone covers are liked by many people because they do not hide the great look of latest high quality phones. Silicon covers are good protectors of moist, dirt and other oily substances. They also protect the phone from finger prints and abrasion.

Rubber covers are also available in the market. They are easy to install and soft to grip. Rubber covers are available at very cheap rates. Besides rubber, the Nylon, hydrocarbon Polymer and PC material is also used for manufacturing phone covers. Women like to buy or make a cloth cover. They can decorate it with various methods to make it unique and attractive.

Metal covers are also used by some people; they are hard enough to absorb a big shock, saving the cell. Cork carbon fiber and fiberglass covers are also the time-tested best protectors of the phone in case of a drop or strike against a hard object.

In short, the leather phone cover is prominent; it is soft and ergonomic having sober quality while plastic cover is popular for stylish, fancy and attractive look. You can buy a cell phone cover choosing from different materials but make sure to select a truly compatible cover for your phone to enjoy the peace of mind and convenience. HTC HD2 covers are tailored for compatible models and likewise for other valuable phones.


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      4 years ago

      This was a waste of my precious life. Thanks. I give this article a 1/10. Except your username, it gets a solid 9/10. Good job. Terrible article though. Go to college.

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      4 years ago

      Thanks for let me know, it's really helpful

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      5 years ago

      Very informative and helpful in finding and deciding proper cover for cell phone.

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      amy Allen 

      6 years ago

      dosnt help my question

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      6 years ago

      Really enjoyed this hub. Thank you so much.

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      norhanim binti sharif 

      7 years ago

      im a student in UiTM, Perlis and study in polymer technology. my lecturer told me to do an assignment about rubber product and i have choose the production of silicone cell phone cover. i would like to know what is the material that is used to make this product and how this product is produce. i hope i can gather the information from your company.thank you.


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