The Nokia 1520 is one of the most famous Nokia types available in the world at the moment. The phone has been received amazingly well by most Nokia lovers. The device incorporates a lot of features and is quite an advanced smartphone. Therefore, the obvious price of the phone is quite high and it’s important to ensure that you keep your device safe from any kind of harm.

The best way of course to ensure that your device is always safe is by getting it covered by the right case. The case you choose should supplement the phone low grip status and also protect your phone in case of any accidental falls.

Finding a case these days is quite a challenging activity. This is due to the fact that most of the best brands are usually quite expensive and in other cases you might not be in a position to know what to look for in a case. In case you find yourself in such a predicament then the following list should guide you on how what types of cases are good for your phone and the reasons why.

The compilation is of a list of affordable cases so you don’t have to worry about the price so much.

1. Incipio Feather Case

Incipio Feather Case for Nokia Lumia 1520

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The Good

  • Soft touch finish
  • Slim design
  • Easy access to ports and controls
  • Trusted brand
  • Inexpensive

The Bad

  • Not waterproof
  • Lacks curves or texture to improve grip
  • No reinforced corners
  • Some users have reported case accumulates grime over time
  • Some users wish the camera was more protected

As you will notice, Incipio is quite an established brand when it comes to smartphone cases. This Incipio design is very slim in size. This is to ensure that your phone’s slim nature is not lost by far. This is not to mean that the case is in any way not thick enough to protect your phone from falls.

The case’s frame is rigid in design to hold your phone back impacts with hard surfaces. The slim nature also attributes to its amazing lightweight properties. Therefore, the weight of your phone is not changed so much. The case is also made in such a way the ports are easily and readily available at all times. The only set back is that the phone case is not water resistant and it may form grime after some time around your phone.

2. GreatShield TACT Design Hard Case Cover

GreatShield TACT Design Hard Case Cover

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The Good

  • Unique design
  • 1.6mm thin
  • Easy access to ports and features
  • Available in four color options
  • Exterior coating designed to minimize the appearance of scratches

The Bad

  • Not waterproof
  • Some users have had issues with edge durability
  • Lacks reinforced corners
  • Other cases are more rugged
  • More focused on looks than durable construction

This case is for those that want a little something extra on their phone. The case comes with stunning designs on the case. Therefore, you can have your phone looking much better that anyone else’s around.

The color of the case you want is something you will have to choose on your own because there are quite many varieties to choose from. You can choose the color that best suits your taste.

The other thing you can expect from the case is that it has well placed port spaces. Therefore, you can have the access to the ports quite easily. The drawback in the design is that the case does not have any waterproof capabilities and mostly works for aesthetic purposes as the corners are not that enforced corners for added protection.

3. SHOP-LEATHER Hard Case Nokia Lumia 1520 Flip Cover

SHOP-LEATHER Hard Case Nokia Lumia 1520 Flip Cover

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The Good

  • Real leather
  • Handmade
  • Also folds into a kickstand
  • Lots of room for cards and cash
  • Tends to look better the more beat-up it gets, unlike most cases

The Bad

  • Not waterproof
  • Limited color options
  • Not exactly vegan-friendly
  • No dust covers for ports
  • Not as rugged as other cases on the market

For those that want a case that will last for ages, then this is definitely the way to go. The leather case is well knit in design and has a longer and much better look with time. The case comes with a strap that you can use to carry the phone around in much easily.

The interior has a folio feature to ensure that the phone is not scratched by the leather material. Also, there is room in the inner section for cards if you have any when moving around. The case in some instances can also act as a stand. The only setbacks to expect are that the case does not have any cover option for ports to prevent dust intrusion and also, the case might not really be acceptable to those that are vegan in society.

4. Amzer TPU Skin Fit Case Cover

Amzer TPU Skin Fit Case Cover

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The Good

  • Feels nice in your hand
  • Extremely thin and lightweight
  • Large cutouts ensure third party cables will work with the case
  • Easy access to ports (no cumbersome port covers)
  • Accent colors keep case from looking “boring”

The Bad

  • Not waterproof
  • Buttons covered by case
  • Could be more rugged/sturdy
  • Case is still a bit slippery
  • White version of the case shows grime easily

This is one of the cases that is much invested in grip enhancement. It has a matte finish which increases the grip of the case. This ensures that you don’t have to worry too much about the phone slipping off from your hand or even slipping off from any other surface that it’s on.

The case is also amazingly slim and as such is light in weight properties. The port covers that come with the case are easy to cover when in need of accessing the ports. However, the case is not able to protect your phone from any kind of water damage. Also, the buttons of the phone are concealed by the case and can be difficult to use sometimes.

5. Incipio NGPNokia Lumia 1520 Case

Incipio NGPNokia Lumia 1520 Case

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The Good

  • Lightweight
  • Wraparound design
  • Trusted brand
  • Translucent
  • Damage-resistant material

The Bad

  • Not waterproof
  • Somewhat slippery texture
  • Somewhat limited color options
  • Some users wish fit was a bit more snug
  • No built-in clip, kickstand, or wallet compartment

As mentioned earlier, the Incipio brand is one that is well established. This version of its cases is translucent in nature. The NGP case is designed to have a very thin outlook and at the same time maintaining the capability to protect your phone in case of a fall. The material is made in such a way that the phone is not able to accumulate grime easily. The limitations are that it comes in limited color varieties and that it’s just like the rest, non waterproof.

Thao Nyugen
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