Last Updated: April 22nd, 2013

When it comes to device protection, there's a very large niche that wants to keep things simple. Protection without bulk is really a necessity for so many, otherwise they'd rather just keep their phone naked. Enter the Ultra Thin Air case from Spigen ($19.99), one of the most minimal cases you can get for the N4.

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Straight out of the package one thing is clear: this is a no-frills case. And in this case (hahaha, get it?), that's not a bad thing. It gives a very minimal amount of protection, and looks great doing it. My review sample is a matte black little badass – it would make Batman proud. Really. If you're not into black cases, though, there's also a bright orange one available.

The construction of the case couldn't be simpler, as it's just one piece. You pop it on the back of the phone, and well, that's it. Openings for all the important bits – camera, speaker, volume, power, microUSB, and the headphone jack – are all readily accessible. And the best part? You can pop it on and off in mere seconds.

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When it's equipped, it'll do a good job of keeping the back of your N4 scratch-free, and it may even do a decent job of protecting your device in a short fall. I'm not willing to test that theory, so my assumption will just have to do.

In a nutshell, if you're looking for a lightweight, minimal way to provide some basic protection for your Nexus 4, the Ultra Thin Air Case by Spigen is an excellent way to do so.

And now's your chance to grab one for free.

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The guys at Spigen were cool enough to offer up ten of these for a giveaway, so let's get to it.

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To enter, you need only follow the instructions in the Rafflecopter widget below – but make sure to mark each item as complete when you're finished or they won't count!

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The giveaway begins now and will run until Monday, March 4th at 12:00 AM PT (Midnight), after which we'll pick the winners. Good luck!

Cameron Summerson
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  • http://www.facebook.com/rycus86 Viktor Ádám

    What is it that I like about the Ultra Thin Air case? Um... being ultra thin and all?

  • Leo

    Love the sleek design of this case

  • aatifsumar

    Wow I REALLY want one because it covers all that delicate glass.

  • Paweł Gładysz

    Sure could use one... if only N4 was available in mu country...

    • pudzianowski

      Gładki, You can always get one from DE.

  • Ali Salman


  • karan

    this case looks good

  • Neal Horowitz

    Low profile, attractive look. My naked Nexus 4 needs some love!

  • DC

    Looks good to me!

  • http://www.facebook.com/gagdude Brandon Jiang

    i love the sexiness!

  • http://www.facebook.com/andrew.boyle.395 Andrew Boyle

    Wow, it looks nice and has openings for all the buttons. I might have to pick one of these up anyway.

  • http://twitter.com/lanlith Mark Bailey

    I could do with something for my n4

  • http://twitter.com/betafan7 Synthetic Unity

    "this is a no-frills case. And in this case (hahaha, get it?)"

    Just to be clear, the above is not a pun, wordplay, or even a joke.

  • sarahsidd

    I would love to have the Ultra Thin Air Case for my precious Nexus 4. Plus, I'd like to make Batman proud with the matte black case.

  • Preveen Rodrigo

    Looks good, love the minimalism. Black please!

  • reevester

    I want I want I want I want I want I want I want I want I want oh i so want this!!

  • Simon

    Love that sleek design!

  • Isti Bihari

    It looks nice! Most of the cases I've seen didn't look this great, but it dosen't protect the top and bottom parts. Too bad.

  • Dimitris Manargias

    I love it

  • http://www.facebook.com/andrei.bartalici Andrei Bartalici


  • JBobea

    Go Android Police!!

  • Cyril de Mengin

    My Nexus 4 is waiting for me at the post office, so please, give it to me.

    My future phone needs help : i am a clumsy person.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1202836 Hovannes Abramyan

    I hope I get one of these! =)

  • http://www.facebook.com/adriancristian.pop Adrian Cristian Pop

    It's sleek and cool

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Bucur-Beniamin/100003295947243 Bucur Beniamin

    DO WANT :D

  • vigorsolair

    Excellent Design ;)

  • http://www.facebook.com/georgeting91 George Ting

    :D need that spigen case badly!

  • http://profiles.google.com/marcusleejh Marcus Lee

    I love how minimalistic it is. It looks great to the touch as well.

  • tejas

    wondering if it comes in the way of the curved edges..

  • http://www.facebook.com/mauren.leony Mauren Leony

    wow! looks good!!!

  • http://www.facebook.com/saad.aldossary.2 Saad AlDossary

    This looks great!!

  • nickmorgs

    I like that it's thin and fits the original form of the phone well.

  • -olo-

    nice, and different than my current case

  • Tom

    It's a good case because it keeps the profile low, which is good for slipping in a pocket, but still protects that glass back. I'm going to put a film on the front!

  • errepunto

    Nice look. And it looks strong!

  • http://www.facebook.com/farkast Farkas Tamás

    It looks nice and still fits into my pocket

  • EdwinGuilbert

    This is gorgeous. I'd like one for my nexus 4!

  • http://www.facebook.com/Chewie2000 Mark Oldfield

    Could do with a bit of top and bottom protection....

  • B1

    I wish I had a Nexus4

  • Joshua

    Looks really nice.

  • tozes

    Finally a decent case for the N4.

  • Slava Kremenetsky

    Looks good. I'm in.

  • pauleycz

    Good job with making such a thin yet good-looking case.

  • arthur

    How about a bumper?

  • http://www.facebook.com/reigoliiv Reigo Liiv

    You cant even notice it on.

  • Jerry Gooch

    Just got my nexus 4 yesterday. Would love a case!

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Jon-Wolff/1358783397 Jon Wolff

    Looks awesome.

  • Guest

    Cracked my nexus the other day, I'd rather have it naked but this seems to be a compromise.

  • Juston Li

    Cracked my nexus the other day, getting it fixed but now I would like a case. I prefer naked however this may be a compromise.

  • http://www.facebook.com/attila.ujjobbagy Ujjobbágy Attila

    nice one

  • Tarun

    I want this case because it'll give a good look to my phone as well as protect it.

  • Alain Lafond

    Sure would looooove to get one for my brand new Nexus 4... Faaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaast...

  • Joosep

    Would definitely like a thin case, also really like their screen protectors.

  • http://www.facebook.com/pmoran328 Patrick Moran

    One of the better looking cases I have seen for this phone

  • Jerry

    I like it that it looks very minimal and clean. Best thing you can get after the naked back.

  • http://www.facebook.com/King.Pig.Rovio Enrique Herrera

    Oooh! It looks so stylish and slick! :D

  • Apekaas

    I like that it is made out of thin air.

  • http://twitter.com/ggnn83 Gorga George Naibaho

    Would be perfect for the Nexus 4 which is hopefully going to arrive sooner than later!

  • fastrack20

    Spigen makes great screen protectors and their case looks like it would compliment them pertectly.

  • Spazmonic

    I like how simple it is.

  • http://www.facebook.com/randy.sagurski Randy Sagurski

    Nice looking case! Most out there are not very attractive and add too much bulk. Slim is good!!

  • jdomann

    Would love one to make my N4 look snazzy without the bulk!

  • Pat B.

    Need to protect my sexy N4 with sleek case!

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100005354350913 James Jones

    lovely case

  • Arda Arıdıcı

    Maybe a replacement to my poetic bumper case that got replaced 3 times because it keeps getting separated. Hopefully their latest design will last a bit longer as they extended the gray outline further into the black plastic and already feels firmer.

  • http://twitter.com/robinashe Robin Ashe

    How is it for swiping from the edge? I had to stop using my case because I couldn't move icons from one screen to the next

  • http://www.facebook.com/KazTee93 Lucas Tee

    Love how thin the case is, would be great since my other case is too thick to fit comfortably in my pocket :)

  • Christian Jacob

    I like now its super thin not making the phone any bigger than it needs to be. Great protection for what seems to be a delicate phone with Glass all over.

  • http://www.facebook.com/JosueRivera14 Josue Rivera

    Would love a case to try out on my N4

  • jknl

    i like the clean and premium look.

  • Tanay Sood

    The beautiful and understated matte finish

  • hvzf1zr

    beautiful and sleek looking. it's lightweight too :)

  • patapongirl

    I like its clean and minimal look.

  • jc

    it looks very nice!

  • KO

    Simple and effective. Looks like a good case, would've even been better had it been transparent.

  • http://twitter.com/chadmd23 chadmd23

    All of these people have N4s?

  • LM

    It looks very sleek and thin!

  • Andy Stevens

    Looks great, Would really help cover my cracked back glass... DOH!

  • John Nichols

    That think looks pretty slick (not slippery, just cool).

  • KevinMemphis

    Love the minimalist industrial design

  • AV

    Looks amazing !

  • Fusci


  • https://plus.google.com/u/0/106360864062878150997/posts Garrison Boone

    That case looks sick. It would complement my Nexus 4 nicely.

  • http://www.facebook.com/hugo.teixeira.589 Hugo Teixeira

    Seems to add less bulk than most cases, nice

  • InvertedLogic

    Pretty slick looking

  • wilfred lan

    I would love to win :P

  • http://www.facebook.com/eskokali Noe Chavez

    Less bulk than most cases. I love that!!

  • iboalali

    protection, protection everywhere

  • Ingolf

    Well, it does look nice, but seriously, why did they opt for the top and back cutouts?

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Sam-Monty/708655348 Sam Monty

    What I like is that..It doesn't add any extra heavyweight to the total phone package.

  • viperatom

    I like the minimal design.

  • http://www.facebook.com/ian.kavanagh4 Ian Kavanagh

    It doesn't feel clunky.

  • Derick Leony

    The case looks pretty elegant! and I like a lot that it has allows to use every port without having to remove it.

  • prateek

    One word..superb case with nice semi gloss finish.nyc

  • JT

    Looks nice.

  • http://www.facebook.com/sacha.obado Sacha Obado

    It helps protect the glass back which is so fragile and it helps keep the overall profile of the nexus 4 nice and small. It doesnt add any more weight to the phone as well.

  • nihal

    Wish I could win this. Never won any thing till date :(

  • http://www.facebook.com/heiko.tee Heiko Tee

    Nice to win :)

  • Lily Huang

    yes pleassseee! would like my nexus4 to be as thin and protected as possible. this would be awesomeee

  • Dan

    i loooooooove the sleekness, but the minimal protection....

  • kJani

    I like that it protects the edges too!

  • Mitch Ware

    I'd love one of these!

  • deepit bhatia

    So sleek

  • Matthias Davis

    I like how it changes the phone's colour from standard black to a more interesting silver

  • http://androidstylehd.com/ golD

    Maybe a little too thin

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=538525992 Mark Moran

    Super sleek and uber cool, that is what I like most about it!

  • Adam Goldberg

    no flipping tabs and doors to access ports.... GOD I HATE THAT!!!

  • kaneissik


  • JRT

    I really like the sleek look

  • Clayton Reeves

    I like the minimalisticness of it, but it needs to show the nice back.

  • http://www.facebook.com/othniel.magtajas Othniel Magtajas

    It's shape, form, being sleek and advance

  • Robin

    Protecting without destroying the design.

  • http://www.facebook.com/nahum.ibanezespinaco Nahum Ibáñez Espinaco

    Looks very good!!

  • http://twitter.com/edavid93 David Eredics

    It looks nice.

  • http://www.facebook.com/markdepeche89 Marco Menini

    I enter, I like its design

  • http://www.facebook.com/balvinder.makkar.7 Balvinder Makkar

    first full case for nexus 4 that i look awesome..

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100001630881390 Safwan Khatri


  • http://www.facebook.com/nina.unique.5 Nina Unique

    looks good

  • http://www.facebook.com/shawnkittel Shawn Kittel

    Sleek and geek ! Loving it

  • http://www.facebook.com/Binthe920 Brad Francisco

    Looks clean, smoke/clear back would be nice tho

  • Danny Holyoake

    Looks great.

  • http://twitter.com/wfa31 Mohamed Elouafi

    Because it is easy to use!! and durable!

  • http://www.facebook.com/hanz2k Jan Moravec

    will I get it for my new N4? ;o)

  • http://www.facebook.com/cosmin.bontas Cosmin Bontaş

    looks good

  • http://www.facebook.com/larsgbnielsen Lars Gyrup Brink Nielsen

    Wow, just wow! I like the futuristic look of the case.

  • http://twitter.com/arzbhatia Arz Bhatia

    I want!

  • Rohan Bhansali

    This is definitely one of the best looking Nexus 4 cases out there

  • http://www.facebook.com/steve.degregorio Steve S DeGregorio

    It is just overall sleek looking...

  • Avi

    It's thin and protective

  • http://www.facebook.com/SzKocot Szymon Kocot


  • yboy403

    I'm always afraid I'm going to crack my N4's back when I have the bumper case on. This will give me a bit more protection when I'm somewhere rocky.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1627783005 Fernando Vàsquez

    Looks sleek.

  • June Justine

    Feels totally protecting the device.

  • HB

    overall sleek looking

  • Ali Ahmed

    I wanna win!

  • http://www.facebook.com/kayn.vangaever Kayn Vangaever

    It looks very Nice, but I wonder show well it really protects the phone

  • Ramacher

    Just got my nexus 4 today!

  • http://www.facebook.com/jakub.89 Jakub Bastek

    Great design!

  • royster cabral

    Wish to win one

  • http://www.facebook.com/alvarobf Alvaro Barranquero

    I prefer thin cases like this (or the Barely There)

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1569417452 Tyler Watthanaphand

    The back looks very sleep

  • http://www.facebook.com/miki.gavette Miki Gavette

    Perfect design !