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Where to Get the Best Smartphone Cell Phone Protective Skins and Cases

Updated on May 25, 2014
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Protect your cell phone!

Let’s face it. Nearly everyone has dropped a cell phone at one time or another. Because of this, many mobile phone owners opt to purchase protective skins or cases to put around their phones. A simple protective gel skin or hard case can do a lot in preventing a dropped cell phone from being ruined. The internet has all kinds of online shopping sites where you can pick up a skin or case, as well as hundreds of other phone products and phone plans.

Protective Skins and Hard Cases for Smart Phones

Let’s Talk, a site that is appropriately named, offers a number of cell phone plans and numerous smart phones. They have a number of accessories, with protective skins and cases starting at just $5.95. Is cracking the screen your biggest problem? Let’s Talk also sells screen shields for about six bucks, too. For most people, the screen is definitely a worthwhile investment.

UniqueSkins is true to its title, as this site carries hundreds of protective skins for cell phones. It’s easy to choose on this site, as all the mobile phone skins are divided up by type of phone to ensure the cover will fit your particular phone. Samsung, Blackberry, Motorola, Nokia, T-Mobile, and Apple are just some of the name brands of phones that UniqueSkins can fit with protective coverings. Other electronics besides cell phones include ipads, MP3 players, and gaming consoles.

Slickwraps and Cowboom--what fun sites!

Slickwraps (another cool name) goes as far as to include a video on how to apply their slickwraps to a phone. Watching someone do this task while listening to some fun music makes for an entertaining video! You must check out the How to Skin 101 video. Slickwraps’ latest wraps are their camouflage series. These come in all different colors, from the traditional green to camo pink!

Cowboom has some great prices, including a “deal of the day,” a deal such as slashing a gaming console from $250 to just under $70. That’s significant savings! This site also has ongoing auctions that can save shoppers a bundle. As far as protective skins and cases, there do not appear to be any on this site, but Cowboom is definitely worth mentioning because of their amazing price slashing and ongoing auctions.

Save on online skins and cases for your cell phone!

Many other online stores offer some really cool gel wraps, slick wraps and skins, or hard cases for your particular cell phone. These stores also offer a whole lot more as far as electronics—computers, gaming, MP3 players, iPads, and more. Promo codes will give you some great deals, too, on some of your favorite department stores, stores like Target and Macy’s, who also may have the electronics you need.

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© 2012 Victoria Lynn

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      Victoria Lynn 5 years ago from Arkansas, USA

      TT--Me, too! I just have a dumb phone!

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      Terrye Toombs 5 years ago from Somewhere between Heaven and Hell without a road map.

      Some very helpful information in case I ever decide to get a smartphone. Thank you for this! :)

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      Victoria Lynn 5 years ago from Arkansas, USA

      Thanks, teaches! I know a lot of people swear by that cover!

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      Victoria Lynn 5 years ago from Arkansas, USA

      always exploring--You're welcome. Glad you liked the article!

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      Dianna Mendez 5 years ago

      I am so glad that I have the cover on mine, I have dropped it a few times and it still works well. Great suggestions on this topic.

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 5 years ago from Southern Illinois

      I have a neat little case, good thing,I've droppoed my phone several times. Well presented article. Thank you..

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      Victoria Lynn 5 years ago from Arkansas, USA

      Yeah, CC, Cowboom cracked me up. I can't believe that you don't have a smart phone!!! We really ARE sisters!

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      Cynthia Sageleaf 5 years ago from Western NC

      This all looks great! I love the name "Cowboom" hehe, that's funny!

      One day, if and when I get a smart phone, I want to get a case. I'll remember your hub when I do and refer back to it. Thanks for sharing!

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      Victoria Lynn 5 years ago from Arkansas, USA

      Thanks again, Janine!

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      Victoria Lynn 5 years ago from Arkansas, USA

      swb78--Glad you think so! thanks!

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      Janine Huldie 5 years ago from New York, New York

      Seriously, the Otterbox is the best and with 2 small kids who take turns playing with my IPhone it has truly been a lifesaver. I totally endorse it and would say definitely look into it. Glad I stopped by too!

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      Victoria Lynn 5 years ago from Arkansas, USA

      Hey, Lord! Yep, lots of dropped phones! Glad it's informative here. You like dark blue? Good choice!

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      Victoria Lynn 5 years ago from Arkansas, USA

      Janine--Hmmm...i may have to look at Otterbox. Another endorsement! Yeah, I always like Bill's comments. So glad you came by, too!

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      Victoria Lynn 5 years ago from Arkansas, USA

      kelleyward--Some of them look really cool and are really inexpensive. Thanks for reading and commenting!

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      Scott Biddulph 5 years ago from Gainesville Georgia

      Very useful and informative Hub--good job. WP Voting up.

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      Joseph De Cross 5 years ago

      Great article for all 'unintentional droppings.' Today protective gel skin are a must. We live a fast living, and timing is precious . Your research is very down to earth and informative. Keep it up Victoria! Love dark blue cases though!

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      Janine Huldie 5 years ago from New York, New York

      Totally informative Hub and like Josh I have the Otterbox for my IPhone, but thank you for sharing a great site for those who may be in need. Also loved Bill's comment about Bev making those purchase choices for them! Voted up and shared too.

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      Victoria Lynn 5 years ago from Arkansas, USA

      Thanks for the input, Josh. That's cool about Otterbox. I don't think I've heard of them!

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      kelleyward 5 years ago

      Great advice for buying a smart cell phone protector. I don't have one for this phone yet so I'll check out these resources soon! Voted up and shared! Kelley

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      Victoria Lynn 5 years ago from Arkansas, USA

      Thanks, Bill, for passing it on to Bev! Personally, I have a dumb phone! :-)

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      Joshua Zerbini 5 years ago from Pennsylvania

      Vicki,

      Very informative article! I all ready have the commuter case from Otterbox which I will neevr give up though :)

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      Bill Holland 5 years ago from Olympia, WA

      If I buy a smart phone I'm admitting that the phone is smarter than I am, and that just will not do. :)

      Great hub Vicki; passing it on to Bev since she makes all purchase decisions.