The Google Pixel and Pixel XL are here! If you preordered from Google or walked into a Verizon store, you probably have your phone already! If you’re planning on picking up one of the new phones, you’ll need to keep it protected. With the higher price this year, it’s even more important that you make sure your phone stays undamaged. We’ve taken a look for accessories and found some compelling options. Here they are!

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1Spigen Liquid Crystal


Spigen is one of, if not the, most popular name in phone protection right now due to its high-quality cases that provide excellent protection and great aesthetics. The Liquid Crystal case protects your phone while not adding much of any bulk to the phone. The minimal design and see through case lets your phone’s excellent industrial design show through.

Product Link (Pixel): Amazon | Spigen
Product Link (Pixel XL): Amazon | Spigen

2MaxBoost Thin Fit


Maxboost brings us one of the thinnest cases on the market right now. This snap-on thin fit case isn’t designed to take much of the brunt of falls but will keep your phone scratch free. The lightweight case adds almost no bulk or weight to your phone so you can continue to use it like you weren’t using a case at all!

Product Link (Pixel): Amazon
Product Link (Pixel XL): Amazon

3Harryshell Gel TPU


This TPU Gel case from Harryshell is one of the cooler designs we have on the list today. There are actually eight designs you can choose from, but the one pictured is the B-4 model which depicts a nice flower design. The case is designed to protect against small falls and scrapes while adding some extra grip.

Product Link (Pixel): Amazon
Product Link (Pixel XL): Amazon

4Youmaker Full-body Rugged Belt Clip Holster Case


If you’re looking for serious protection and you don’t feel like shelling out $40+ for an Otterbox, Youmaker has you covered. This full-body case protects not only your phone but has a belt clip for an easy carry solution. A raised lip and built-in screen protector shields the screen while large cut-outs allow for full use of buttons and ports.

Product Link (Pixel): Amazon
Product Link (Pixel XL): Amazon

5GreenElec Armor Protection


Another really strong contender for those of us looking for a lot of protection of our devices is the GreenElec Armor Protection case. This case is big and bulky and will take the brunt of big falls. It also has a kickstand on the back to make media consumption super simple and comes in eight colors.

Product Link (Pixel): Amazon
Product Link (Pixel XL): Amazon

6USBelieve Quick Charge 3.0 Wall Charger and USB Type C Cable Pack


If you’re looking for a second charger for your Pixel and Pixel XL, look no further. The USBelieve charger will charge your phones up using Quick Charge 3.0 at a max of 18W. That’s among the fastest on the market today. Also included is a 3-foot USB type-C cable you can use with the wall charger.

Product Link: Amazon

7Encased USB type-C dock


The USB type-C dock I have on my desk at work is one of my favorite accessories I own. I walk out of work every day with a full battery and I can keep an eye on my alerts while I’m at my desk doing work. This dock from Encased allows you to use a thin case on your phone while charging up your phone and is backed by a lifetime guarantee.

Product Link (Pixel): Amazon

8UNU Quick Charge 3.0 Car Charger


If you’re looking for a solid car charger, UNU makes a solid option. This car charger will juice up your USB type-C devices with Quick Charge 3.0 speeds and has a second USB slot to charge up a secondary device as well. This is a great option if you’re using your phone as a navigation device.

Product Link: Amazon

9Eighty Plus 10000mAh Quick Charge 3.0 Battery


If you’re looking to stay charged up while on the go, the Eighty Plus 10000mAh battery solves all your needs. Not only does it charge fast (Quick charge 3.0 speeds), but it also both a USB type-C and a standard USB port to plug your cables into. The 10000mAh capacity means it could theoretically charge up your Pixel 3 times and your Pixel XL 2.5 times.

Product Link: Amazon

10Vinsic USB type-A to USB type-C cables (5-pack)


With the change to USB type-C, a lot of people are looking to pick up some cables. If that describes you, you may want to check out Vinsic’s 5-pack of USB type-A to USB type-C cables. These cables will work with all of your old wall chargers and your new Pixel or Pixel Xl. All of the cables in the package are 3.3-feet long and shielded with a rubber coating to protect them from cuts.

Product Link: Amazon

If you’re looking for more cases or screen protectors, check out the previous edition of our Accessory Guide for the Pixel and Pixel XL for some excellent options.


  1. Neither Pixel supports Quick Charge, and only the Pixel XL will use 18W with USB-Power Delivery. The smaller Pixel is limited to 15W


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