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The best Pixel 3 and 3 XL accessories to complement your phone

With its two-tone glass back, knockout camera and the latest Android software inside, the Google Pixel 3 and 3 XL are dashing, debonair flagships ready to star in your daily technological adventures, but no star is complete without a few sidekicks to help it along and make it look even better than it does out of the box. These accessories are ready to help your Pixel 3 shine, for now and years to come.

Clearly a good choice

Spigen Liquid Crystal

Staff pick


For those who love to show off their new phones without compromising on protection, the Spigen Liquid Crystal clear case is a go-to option. This case delivers added protection where it matters most — the edges and corners of the phone — without adding too much extra bulk.

$10 at Amazon

All-in for Google

Google Fabric Case


Google introduced its fabric cases last year with the Pixel 2 series and it’s bringing it back for another round for the Pixel 3 and 3 XL. There are multiple fabric designs to choose from, each with its one distinct look. These cases are on the pricey side, but they’re well, well worth it.

$40 at Google Store

Sleek and rugged

Ringke Onyx


What’s not to love about this case’s design? Ringke offers this slim one-piece TPU case that looks great and includes a lanyard hole for those requiring extra peace of mind. Affordably priced and designed to protect your Pixel 3 or Pixel 3 XL.

$9 at Amazon

Wirelessly charge in style

Google Pixel Stand


The Google Pixel Stand is more than a wireless charging stand — it’s designed by Google to turn your phone into a bedside alarm clock that does more thanks to Google Assistant. You’ll also be able to enjoy a slideshow of your best photos as your phone charges.

$80 at Best Buy

More power!

Google 18W USB-C Power Adapter


For the fastest wired charging times, you’re going to need Google’s 18W USB-C Power Adapter. You may already own a couple of these beauties if you’ve owned previous Pixel phones, but if not, it’s always great to have a spare kicking around.

$35 at Google Store

Backup buds

Google Pixel USB-C earbuds


A less ambitious, wired version of the Pixel Buds, these USB-C earbuds let you control Google Assistant and access notifications and more without breaking your stride to look at your Pixel 3. You get a pair included with the phone, but for this price, you may want a backup pair!

$30 at Google Store

Wirelessly charge for less

Anker 10W Wireless Charger


Anker provides a great wireless charging pad that delivers up to 10W of power — same as the Google Pixel Stand. The bigges selling feature here is the price point, but that’s somewhat offset by needing to supply your own wall adapter and that’s just as important for getting top speeds.

$22 at Amazon

An affordable wall adapter

Anker 18W wall adapter


Anker also offers a great wall adapter that works well with the wireless charger we’ve recommended here, but also can function well as a backup wall adapter tor charging your Pixel 3 — as long as you’ve got a USB-A-to-USB-C cable kicking around. Great price from a company known for making relliable charging products.

$14 at Amazon

Charge on the go

Belkin USB-C Car Charger


Available in your choice of a hardwired USB-C cable that includes a second USB-A port or a single USB-C port. Trusted by Google and backed by a Belkin equipment warranty.

$13 at Amazon

Reliable portable power

Anker PowerCore 20100+


Even with new phones, there’s nothing worse than being caught with low battery life before your day is done. It’s always a good idea to have a battery pack stashed in your bag. Anker’s PowerCore+ battery pack is a good combination of portability while also packing enough battery power for multiple top-ups for your phone.

$70 at Amazon

Protect that screen

Mr Shield Tempered Glass Screen Protector 3-pack


Google sells a premium tempered glass screen protector through it’s store, but we’ll hedge our bets and also recommend this 3-pack of tempered glass screen protectors. With a lifetime replacement warranty and this price, how can you lose? Also available for the Pixel 3 XL.

$6 at Amazon

Made for Google

InvisibleShield Glass+ Vision Guard


This is that Google-approved premium screen protector — the InvisibleShield glass+ Vision Guard from Zagg. It’s designed to cover the entire display with cuts around the front-facing speakers at the top and bottom of the display, and is designed to filter out some blue light to protect your eyes. Zagg backs its products with a Worry-Free Warranty for as long as you own our phone. Also available for the Pixel 3 XL

$45 at Zagg

Wireless buds for your Pixel

Google Pixel Buds


When they first launched, Google’s wireless earbuds were expensive and the features didn’t make up for that steep price. Now that the price has been reduced by $50, they might be more enticing to pair with your Pixel 3.

$109 at Google Store

No headphone jack? No problem!

Jabra Move Wireless Headphones


Google gives you a decent pair of USB-C earbuds with your Pixel 3 along with a 3.5mm dongle for connecting traditional headphones, but if you want to go wireless (and save some money on Google’s wireless offering) we’d recommend these Bluetooth beauties from Jabra. These cans are lightweight with an adjustable stainless steel band, making them comfortable to listen to for hours on end.

From $61 at Amazon

The right accessories let you do more with your phone

Google unveiled a ton of cool tech alongside the Pixel 3, including the Google Pixel Stand, but you can get a quality wireless charging stand from Anker for just $22 if you don’t think those extra google bells and whistles are wirth an extra $50.

If protection is your main concern, you should pick out a case — my top recommendation is the Spigen Liquid Crystal which is affordable and lets your phone’s design shine through. For much more, you can enjoy the look and feel of the Google Fabric Case which is pricy but undoubtedly fabulous.


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