Christmas 2012: Gift cool smartphone cases and skins

With Christmas just around the corner and since the world seemingly isn't ending, you can still go and pick one of the most giftable accessories – a fancy phone case for this Christmas season. Whether you are looking for a new phone case or want to gift it to a dear one, we’ve listed some really cool options that would surely prove to be handy whether you are all about festivities, art or cherished memories. Take a look.

Starry Christmas

Starry, Christmas theme

Starry Christmas theme



If you own an iPhone 4/4S or plan to gift something to a friend who owns one, then this starry Christmas-themed case could be just the right pick. The phone cover is crafted using a flexible plastic shell, offering powerful protection with the ultra light body. It snugly hugs the iPhone and has an impact resistant slim profile. There are precise cutouts for the camera and other ports it gives a great fit on the sides and back. What we liked is, along with the perfect theme for Christmas, it also offers ruggedness and protects the device from usual knocks and bumps. This case is available at  Fommy for Rs. 599.

White, snowy Christmas

Snowy, Christmas hard cover

Snowy Christmas hard cover


If you’ve always loved a white, snowy Christmas, then the next case on our list would well suit your taste. This Christmas-themed hard cover has been crafted for BlackBerry Curve 8520 and can instantly convert the plain look of your device, giving it a festive look. The hard cover is easy to place and remove and protects the back from scratches too. The cover shows a snowy Christmas weather with a bag filled with gifts. The hard cover is available on eBay for Rs. 200 and will be shipped free of charge.

Add a personal touch

Personal touch

Bring on the Christmas theme


If you want to add that personal touch to your gifts before gifting them, then Printland is the place to be. Among several other items, this site helps you customise smartphone covers before gifting them. They have a few designs on display, but you can even send in your own designs, photos of your dear ones and so on, to make a completely personalised case that will let you cherish festive memories. The site shows samples for Nokia, Apple and Samsung devices. Each customised case will cost you not more than Rs. 550. The shipping is free if the product is over Rs. 300, and the site also has overnight delivery facility for select cities in India. Click here to personalise your case.

Get artistic

Artistic cases

Artistic cases


Gelaskins lets you get really artistic wth a wide range of designs that it offers. You can choose from a slew of handset brands ranging from Apple, BlackBerry, Nokia, Samsung, LG, HTC and more. Just pick that favourite image and Gelaskins will create a really high quality skin for your device. Just customise a case with the bright Christmas theme and it will make a perfect gift for the festivities. Besides, Gelaskins' own collection of art is just mind boggling and will bring that artistic touch to phone cases. The huge gallery has enough options to a add personal touch to your device; you can get in the festive spirit and send your own ideas mixed with pictures of your loved ones. Also, these skins are rugged and protect your device from scratches. Click here to get started (ships to India).

Classy skins and cases

Create your skins and Cases

Create your skins and cases


Another cool option is DecalGirl that has a plethora of options in the form of skins and cases. Decal Girl lets you stylishly protect your devices, giving it a chic look while still protecting it from everyday knocks and bumps. Moreover, you can mix and match, and add some personal messages and photos, to create your own skins and cases for smartphones. It also lets you upload your artwork and photos on the site. The adhesive used in the skins doesn't leave any residue, so you can rest assured that the device or case won't get all messy. DecalGirl ships the product to India and you can also avail of some discount if you join their Facebook page. Click here to create your own skins and cases.

These five options let you explore the possibilities of chic, artistic, suave, personalised and trendy designs to brighten up the Christmas season. Are you still hunting for a Christmas gift? Do let us know what you think of these options.

Published Date: Dec 21, 2012 04:17 pm | Updated Date: Dec 21, 2012 04:17 pm