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Best Hard Cases for HTC EVO 4G

written by: Stephanie M. Lucas•edited by: Simon Hill•updated: 5/25/2011

Looking for HTC EVO 4G hard cases that will protect your phone from bumps and falls? This roundup of the top five hard cases for the HTC EVO 4G will give you options for heavy-duty protection of your smartphone. Read on and I'll help you find a case that fits your needs.

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    HTC EVO 4G Hard Cases

    The HTC EVO 4G has received rave reviews from mobile analysts and users alike since it hit the scene. The phone is packed with features and uses the Android Market, which has been growing in popularity. Although the design of the phone is sleek and vibrant, owners of the smartphone are often looking for HTC EVO 4G cases to protect and customize their phone. Here we'll review five top-rated HTC EVO 4G hard cases that are designed to protect your phone from rough handling and wear-and-tear. If you are as clumsy with a phone as I am, these hard cases for HTC EVO will help protect your investment, even from yourself.

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    1. OtterBox Defender Series Case - $49.95

    OtterBox Defender Series Case for HTC EVO 4G 

    For protection against drops, bumps, scratches and dust, the OtterBox Defender Series case for HTC EVO 4G is the way to go. This high-quality polycarbonate case with built in screen protector and silicone outer shell will give you all the protection you need. A belt clip holster is also included with this set.

    The Defender series case is probably a good choice for you if you are as clumsy as they come with a phone. Are you constantly dropping your phone onto hard surfaces or bumping it into things? If so, you may want to shell out the $49.95 to buy this case. It adds a little bit of bulk to your phone that takes a while to get used to, but you won't feel panicked anymore when you drop your phone. OtterBox is a trusted brand for a reason and this is one of the best HTC EVO 4G hard cases you can get.

    Buy OtterBox Defender Series from OtterBox for $49.95.

    Image Credit: OtterBox,

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    2. Seidio Innocase Rugged Holster Combo - $39.95

    Seido Innocase The Seidio Innocase Rugged Holster Combo for HTC EVO 4G transforms from an everyday case into a tough, protective case with the addition of a layer. This case comes with three pieces, the Innocase II surface, a rugged skin and skeleton and an Innocase rugged holster. A screen protector is also included in the purchase price. The Innocase II surface is designed for everyday use, giving you added protection without a lot of bulk. The rugged skin and skeleton are to be added when your phone could be in tough conditions and needs even more protection than normal.

    If you only need extreme protection sometimes, the Seidio Innocase Rugged Holster combo is an excellent choice for you. You can easily convert it from a simple case to a heavy-duty guard for your phone. Works perfect for people who work in tough conditions, but want a simpler case for when they are at home.

    Buy Seidio Innocase Rugged Holster Combo from Android Central Store for $39.95.

    Image Credit: Android Central Store,

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    3. OtterBox Commuter Series Case - $34.95

    HTC EVO Commuter Series Case If you want protection, but not quite as much as offered by the previous two cases, you may want to try out the OtterBox Commuter Series case for HTC EVO 4G. The Commuter series case offers protection against bumps, dust and scratches. The case has three slim, yet sturdy layers that will help keep your phone safe. Similar to the OtterBox Defender series, the Commuter has a polycarbonate outer shell with silicone outer skin and a built in screen protector. The Commuter series case is different in design and thinner than the Defender series case.

    This case might work well for you if you bump your phone on things a lot, but don't drop it often. It will absorb the shock of bumps and protect from dust, giving you peace of mind without much excess bulk.

    Buy OtterBox Commuter Series Case from OtterBox for $34.95.

    Image Credit: OtterBox,

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    4. HTC EVO 4G Tough Cases - $29.99

    HTC EVO 4G Tough Cases Case-Mate's HTC EVO 4G Tough Cases offer dual layers of protection with this sleek, lightweight case. With an ABS hard shell plastic and silicone outer skin, this case is ready to protect against impact. The silicone outer wrap gives shock-resistance while the hard shell shields your phone from falls. A screen protection kit is included with the case, but is not attached.

    This case will work well for you if you tend to drop your phone a lot, but don't want a bulky case. For the amount of protection Tough Cases adds to your phone, it is surprisingly lightweight and slim.

    Buy HTC EVO 4G Tough Cases from Case-Mate for $29.99.

    Image Credit: Case-Mate,

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    5. HTC EVO 4G Barely There Cases - $19.99

    HTC EVO 4G Barely There Cases If you want an HTC EVO 4G hard case but don't need quite as much protection from falls, Case-Mate's Barely There Cases might be a good choice. Available in black or pink, the case gives your EVO a hard plastic shell without much bulk. It is designed to offer some impact-resistance and will shield your phone from scratches. A screen protection kit is also included in the price of the case.

    If you are tough on your phone, then you may want a little bit more protection than the Barely There Case from Case-Mate. Not clumsy with your phone and just want it protected from the elements to keep in top condition? If so, Barely There Cases are the perfect option for you.

    Buy HTC EVO 4G Barely There Cases from Case-Mate for $19.99.

    Image Credit: Case-Mate,

    You may also be interested in checking out some of the best HTC EVO Accessories.

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    • Android Central Store,
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