Samsung is the undisputed pioneering king of the foldable smartphone genre, and now the company has debuted the fourth generation of its folding flagship, the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4. The new model looks similar to Samsung's Galaxy Z Fold 3, but there are a few slight differences, notably in screen size and aspect ratio.
The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 is a complex, powerful bit of kit that deserves the best protection as you tote it around town. There are already some excellent cases available for the new phone, including some selections from Samsung, which include a leather case, a silicone grip cover, and several colorful standing covers. We picked out some of the best cases to get you started.
Incipio Grip Case
- Drop protection up to 14 feet
- Exterior absorbs impact
- Raised bezels
The multi-directional Incipio Grip, made from recycled materials, employs cutting-edge tech that's designed to prevent accidental drops up to 14 feet to keep your phone firmly in hand. The Grip includes protective features like impact struts that cushion impact and a raised bezel to protect against screen cracks and scratches.
Speck Presidio Perfect-Clear Fold
- Built-in antimicrobial surface
- Phone-cushioning rubber protects against drops
- 13-foot drop protection
- May be a bit thick
If you seek a clear, protective case for your new Z Fold 4, look no further than Speck, which provides 13-foot protection and durability. The Presidio Perfect-Clear Fold's coating resists yellowing and discoloration and has a built-in antimicrobial treatment that delivers a 99% reduction of stains and bacteria. A foldable one-piece design moves seamlessly with your phone, allowing it to easily open and close securely. A quick-access groove ensures that your fingers stay put while you open your case.
UAG Civilian Series Case
- One piece composite construction
- Impact resistant bumpers
- Military drop standards
- May be a bit thick
The UAG Civilian case features a light, one-piece composite hinge construction with an impact-resistant soft core and bumpers that meet military drop standards. The shell absorbs shock while a raised exterior and bezel protect the screen and camera lens. Large tactile buttons deliver a crisp, clean click for improved functionality. It also supports wireless charging.
Otterbox Symmetry Series Flex Case
- Built-in hinge protection
- Raised edges protect camera and screen
- Wireless charging compatible
Despite its rugged protective qualities, the Otterbox Symmetry Series Flex is a slender case designed to guard your phone and its hinge against drops and scrapes. All phone features and functions work seamlessly with the folding phone case and the hinge is covered and protected when folded. It's easy to install and remove.
Gear4 Bridgetown case
- Military standard drop protection
- Contains antimicrobial coating
- Made of plant-based materials
- Provides an S-pen holder
- May have durability issues eventually
The Bridgetown case's slim, lightweight hinged design covers and protects the hinge on your Z Fold 4 while the case features an antimicrobial agent to inhibit bacteria. The Bridgetown is reinforced with D3O Bio, a plant-based protection material and is made with 46% renewable resources. It protects against drops up to 10 feet and also provides a handy S-pen holder. Wireless charging too? You bet!
Migexxkj Vegan Leather Wallet 5G
- Clear-view hard case
- Features mirrored exterior
- Provides built-in stand
- Does not include lens protector
The Migexxkj is a clear-view case made of hard PC and soft PU leather to protect against drops, scratches, dust, and impact. It features a reflective ultra-thin mirror design that can actually be used as a mirror if needed. Its flip case design lets you use the back cover as a stand for hands-free viewing of videos and photos and is freely adjustable to ensure optimal viewing angles.
Nineasy 360-degree Kickstand Case
- Features shockproof corner protection
- Includes two lens protectors
- 360-degree rotating ring kickstand
- Metal ring protrudes from the back
Nineasy offers heavy-duty protection in an ultra-thin shockproof case for the Galaxy Z Fold 4. The phone's four corners feature airbag shockproof and wear-resistance technology, combined with a flexible rubber TPU inner cover and hard polycarbonate PC back cover. The matte texture on the back blocks fingerprints and smudges and prevents the device from slipping through your fingers. Alongside the case, you get two 9H tempered glass camera lens protectors, which do not alter the flash or light transmittance. The case features a 360-degree rotating ring kickstand, a metal ring that provides stability for your phone and can be rotated 360 degrees for optimal grip. Also use it to watch videos horizontally or vertically while keeping your hands free.
Lisade Anti-slip Case
- Comfortable matte finish
- Includes camera lens frame protector
- Ability to fold phone 180 degrees
- Thin profile might have future durability issues
The Lisade for Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 is an elegant frosted slim phone case complete with a camera lens protector. It's made of premium PC material, providing a comfortable feel, grippy texture, and vivid color with a matte finish that enhances softness and style. The case covers the phone's sides and edges for full protection against impact, shock, scratches, collisions, and pressure. The camera lens frame protector's raised lens bezel adds style and security to your phone and protects the camera lens from damage. Responsive button covers and precise cutouts make it easy to access all ports, as well as the power button, microphone, and camera. The case supports folding 180 degrees, as the slim profile doesn't add bulk.
Osophter Floral Case
- Features unique flowered designs
- Provides extra cushioning on the corners
- Made of strong, shatterproof materials
- Does not include lens protectors
If you love flowered phone cases, look no further than the Osophter for Galaxy Z Fold 4. Made of shock-absorbing, shatterproof premium TPU and polycarbonate materials, it's augmented by extra cushioning at the corners. That combination offers extreme protection from daily use, falls, bumps, and scratches while resisting dust. The case is available in five distinctive texture colors: Purple Flower, Red Flower, Sun Flower, Big Rose Flower, and White Lace.
Oterkin Rotating Ring Case
- Rugged case
- Includes a 360-degree adjustable ring holder
- Includes a two-pack of camera lens protectors
The Oterkin for Z Fold 4 Case is a rugged case made of soft TPU and durable PC material that's designed to provide maximum protection from drops, dirt, scratches, and fingerprints. It features 1.5mm raised screen edges and 2mm lens edges for screen and lens protection. The light, slim design is easy to control and carry. Precise cutouts for the speaker, camera, and charging holes allow easy access to all buttons and ports. The case houses a 360-degree adjustable ring holder to support hands-free watching, studying, and working. You can also place a finger through the ring to prevent accidental drops, or you can attach it to a magnetic car holder. It includes a two-pack of tempered 9H camera lens protectors to protect the camera from scratches and cracks.
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