Google Nexus device displayed at an event at San Francisco, 2013.
The new Nexus 7 (2013 Edition) tablet is demonstrated during a Google event at Dogpatch Studio in San Francisco, California, July 24, 2013.Reuters

Search engine giant Google recently launched its flagship phone LG Nexus 5 in India.

Google's 2013 marquee smartphone received an overwhelming response from people in the subcontinent, with its stock running out within a few hours after it got released via Google Play store.

Many would have enjoyed the raw power of pure Android stock OS inside the Nexus 5. However, if users want to prolong the relationship with their handsets, it is necessary to help the phone survive the daily wear and tear.

To help you find a good smartphone case we have rounded-off a list of accessories that might be of interest to you.

LG flip-cover for Google Nexus 5:

Product name: LG QuickCover


  • Custom-fit unibody case with matte finish
  • Works seamlessly with wireless charger
  • Available in white and black

Nexus 5 developer LG has released this official smartphone flip-cover via Google Play, with white and colour variants for ₹3,299.

For people who are not interested in the flip-cover, the company has released some colourful bumper cases in the market.


  • Hard outer shell with soft rubber lining
  • Users need not have to remove the case during wireless-charging
  • Available in black, grey, red and yellow
  • Only disadvantage is that users need to buy separate screen-guard to protect the display.

It is available at Google Play for ₹2,499.

Spigen LG-Google Nexus 5 Bumper Case:

Spigen is one of industry's top smartphone accessories vendor. It has also released several premium covers in India as well.

Product name: SPIGEN Google Nexus 5 Case Protective [Neo Hybrid] [Satin Silver]:


  • Made of combination of TPU (Thermoplastic polyurethane) and  Polycarbonate material for drop and scratch protection
  • Metalized polycarbonate control buttons to give stylish look
  • ASA (Advanced Shock Absorption) technology
  • Available satin silver, Champagne gold, Metal Slate

The bumper case is available at Amazon India for ₹2,697. Since the shell protects the rear side of the phone, users can also buy a screen guard produced by the same company for an additional sum of ₹1,490. (If interested, click here).

CruzerLite LG-Google Nexus 5 Bumper Cases:

Product name: Cruzerlite Hybrid 2 Layer Rugged KickStand Armour Case


  • Made of TPU (Thermoplastic polyurethane) to withstand cut and tear, resistant than rubber, abrasion resistant
  • More stiff than silicone skins but flexible for easy application and removal
  • Shock absorbent, shatter-proof and anti-scratch.
  • Comes in myriad of colour-combinations - black/purple, black/orange, black/white, black/green, black/red and black/black.

It is available at Amazon for ₹899.  

Ringke LG-Google Nexus 5 bumper case:

Product name: RINGKE SLIM Google Nexus 5 Case [SF BLACK] SUPER SLIM + SF COATED + PERFECT FIT Premium Hard Case Cover


  • Premium SF (Soft Feeling) coating for smooth texture
  • Super-slim design
  • Perfect natural grip, courtesy Rearth's efficiency engineering
  • Enhanced dual coating technology for longer (twice) lasting durability
  • Available in white, black and mint colours.

The product is available at Amazon for ₹1,590.

KLD flip-cover for LF-Google Nexus 5:


  • Micro-fiber and premium sythentic leather material
  • Protects from daily wear and tear scratches, dust and avoids finger-print smudges on the phone.
  • Adds style quotient
  • Available in pink, dark pink, white, brown and black colour variants

It is now available at Flipkart for ₹1,299. [Note: brown variant ₹100 extra]