The Tough Case vs. The Flexi Case vs. The Bio Case: Which is Right For You?

Tough vs. Flexi vs. Bio

When you're buying a phone case, you don't know which one is going to be more suitable for your lifestyle. The differences between the Flexi, Tough and Bio phone case are quite significant and have a big impact on how your phone is protected.

Read on to learn more about these types of phone cases and discover the best "fit" for your phone.


What Is The "Flexi" Phone Case?

The Flexi phone case has an extra slim profile with a premium and stylish look, designed with aesthetics and protection in mind. It's extremely lightweight with a 1.5mm raised camera and edge bumpers to protect even the finest areas of your mobile device.

Made with 100% recyclable materials, the Flexi phone case was also made with sustainability in mind, perfect for those who support ECO-friendly practices. The aerospace-grade polycarbonate feels premium in hand, which is a high-strength material for excellent protection against bumps, drops, and scratches.

This is the more affordable alternative to the Tough and Bio design and also has a lighter weight to keep you light on-the-go. If you only need moderate bump and impact protection, this is a perfect choice.


What Is The "Tough" Phone Case?

With aerospace-grade polycarbonate and a TPU liner in a two-piece design, the Tough phone case has everything you need to protect your phone from those heart-stopping drops and bumps. It also features 3D vacuum wrapping for flawless 360-degree printing, whether it be our designs or your own custom make.

The Tough phone case has a 1.5mm raised camera bumper to protect the camera lens and uses 100% recyclable materials like the others, but this particular robust design is better suited to those who live a more rugged lifestyle because of the double-layered structure. This two-piece design can also snap on and snap off easily as required for cleaning or swapping cases.

The only downside to this type is the cost - it's slightly more expensive, but in the end, you could be saving your phone from more high-impact damage.


What Is The "Bio" Phone Case?

The Bio phone case move away from traditional phone case materials all together and focuses on a bamboo fiber technology instead. This advanced material is strong enough to confidently protect your phone while maintaining a completely biodegradable profile. There is no need to sacrifice impact absorption caused by drops while also saving the environment. 

Similar to the Tough and Flexi case options, the Bio case continues to use a raised camera bumper, high definition printing, as well as easy access to ports and removal. In addition to the others, this case can be composted, planted in a garden, or a wide variety of other situations after use. All while ensuring that after some time, the case will vanish and find its way back into the world. 

The Bio case is a great alternative to the Flexi or Tough cases when sustainability and exceptional protection are of importance. The Bio case is slightly more expensive and features a larger footprint than the Flexi case. It is smaller in size than the Tough case but does not protect against high impacts as well.


All styles offer easy access to all port openings and buttons for charging, listening to music, adjusting volume, and turning the phone on/off. Additionally, they can be used with a wireless charger and set face down on surfaces without damaging the screen.


Which One Is Right For You?


To know which of these is right for you, consider a few things.

  • What type of job do you have? (adventure guide, secretary, etc.)
  • What hobbies do you enjoy frequently? (reading, writing, hiking, fishing)
  • How often do you use your phone, or is it normally tucked away for most of the day?
  • Do you always find yourself dropping your phone?
  • Do you want something extremely lightweight?
  • Do you have a strict budget?

The Tough design offers the best form of protection for your mobile without sacrificing style, with the Flexi being moderately protective with a more flexible, lightweight structure. The Bio combines the best of both worlds, staying slim and robust all while being a truly sustainable option.

Ultimately, your choice will depend on the above factors and your individual preferences. Browse our Flexi, Tough, and Bio case designs online at The Case Club or get in touch to discuss your concerns!

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  • The Tough Case

    Engineered with aerospace grade polycarbonate, 3D vacuum wrapping for 360-degree printing, and TPU liner in a two-piece design – all our tough design cases are lightweight, cutting edge and rugged. Stay protected on the move with the Tough case.

    The Tough Case 
  • The Bio Case

    100% biodegradable, compostable, and sustainable. The Bio case is an exceptional replacement to plastics and other petroleum based phone case products. Promote an eco-friendly future without sacrificing quality or protection.

    The Bio Case 
  • The Flexi Case

    High premium, super-stylish and extra slim -- our Flexi cases are designed with you in mind. Each case comes in high quality print, lightweight design, raised camera and edge bumpers so you can preserve your style.

    The Flexi Case 
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