What do you do when the brand new Samsung Galaxy S IV is preselling more than four times faster than the S III?
You stock up on protective cases, that's what.
After all, there will be a lot of gadget lovers looking to prevent their latest "toy" from getting scratched and bumped in the months ahead.
Various styles are already available from China wholesalers on GlobalSources.com. Check out our slideshow featuring folio wallets, and flip and snap-on cases in a range of splashy and sophisticated designs.
Decked out Galaxy S IV case
The fancy crystal diamond pattern on the Design Case GL-33 model dresses up the new Galaxy S IV for a night out on the town.
The product is made of hard plastic that prevents dents and scratches, and has a simple snap-on construction. It is priced from $1.60 to $2.20 for an MOQ of 200 pieces.
Looks like wood, feels like leather
Don't be deceived by looks. The SS4-01 model may resemble wood grain, but it is made of PU leather.
Shenzhen Jewelives requires a minimum order of 1,000 pieces. It accepts OEM and ODM orders, and buyers’ specifications on surface texture.
Pretty in pink
It may be pink, but it is tough. The high-quality PU leather exterior of the FCLSS409 model protects the Galaxy S IV from shock and scratches. The button flap holds the cover in place. A white vertical band in front and allover contrast stitching provide detailing.
The wallet folio goes for $2.80 to $3 and a minimum order of 100 pieces is required. Maker Shenzhen F&C accepts OEM and ODM orders.
Flip for this case
The model T132013 flip case has an exterior made of leather with a lychee grain. A microfiber lining prevents scratches.
Wexun carries out silk-printing on request and accepts buyers’ specifications on leather type. The minimum order for the flip case is 1,000 pieces.
Staid and slim
Black and slim, the LT-GS40316 model from Laudtec gives off an aura of sophistication. Its vertical construction allows users to access the volume rocker and other buttons along the side while keeping the screen protected.
The flip case has an inner plastic frame and comes with a 3-month warranty. Versions in white, blue, purple, green, pink and red are also available. Price is $0.90 to $1 for an MOQ of 2,000 pieces.
Protect and display
YCX's SS4-3601 model lets users display their new Galaxy S IV while protecting it from scratches, dirt and dust.
The translucent case is made of injection-molded PC and TPU, and comes in a range of colors. Logos can be printed or laser-engraved. MOQ is 1,000 pieces.
Washable protective case
The PC Case For S4 model is made of durable 100 percent virgin PC, making the product washable.
The precision-molded item fits snugly into the Galaxy S IV. It protects against dirt and stains, and is anti-static and –slip. Black, silver, pink, blue, green, red, gold and purple are among the colors available.
Thin and strong
Do away with bulky protective cases with the SAM4-P501 model from Rico.
The product is ultrathin and flexible, making installation and removal easy. It is made of PP, and is shock-absorbent and shatter-resistant.
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