Nexus 4 accessories

10 Best Nexus 4 Accessories to Clothe Your Sleek Phone

If you have been using the Android OS for a long time, then I’m sure you’re one of those people who start looking for accessories as soon as they buy their new smartphone. I, myself, am a big accessories fan and I just cannot get comfortable with a new phone unless I get the right accessories to go with it.

Most smartphones come with the standard accessories, such as earphones and charger, but if you’re looking for something unique, then continue reading to find out about the coolest Nexus 4 accessories.

After conducting thorough research, I’ve made a list of the top 10 best Nexus 4 accessories. The accessories mentioned below are not your standard accessories, but these accessories can make your smartphone experience a lot better.

1. JKase DIABLO Series Rugged Dual Layer Protection Case: $8.98

kickstand case


Ultimate protection with a kickstand

When it comes to Nexus 4 accessories, the first thing that many of us need is a solid case. If you’re tired of looking at cases that just look nice but can’t do anything to protect your phone, then this particular case might just be what you’re looking  for. Made from TPU, the case is durable and gives a solid grip in the hands.

While the inner TPU layer does a good job at absorbing shock, the outer hard layer makes sure that your phone is safe from scratches and dents. The case features all the relevant cut outs for the buttons and ports on the Nexus 4 as well.

Why should you buy it?

  1. Attractive design
  2. Solid protection
  3. Great fit and good grip in the hands
  4. Available in five different colors
  5. Features a kickstand


2. Anker Ultra-Slim Qi-Enabled Wireless Charging Pad: $19.99

wireless charger

Charging without cables

One of my favorite things about the Nexus 4 is that it is a Qi enabled device, meaning it supports wireless charging. I have been a big fan of wireless charging since it is so easy to charge your phone without plugging in any cables. If you’re tired of connecting the USB cable in your Nexus 4 every time you charge your device, then you might want to try wireless charging.

Why should you buy it?

  1. No need to plug your USB charger in your Nexus 4
  2. Simple and elegant design
  3. Lightweight and small so you can place it anywhere
  4. LED lights
  5. Charging begins automatically when you place your phone on the pad


3. iGadgitz Black Neoprene Sports Gym Jogging Armband: $9.69


The perfect workout accessory

If you like to work out, then you’ll definitely need an armband and if you’re looking for a cheap but decent option, then the iGadgitz armband is probably the ideal option.

The armband is made from lightweight neoprene for better comfort.  It features an adjustable band so you can wear it according to your preference. While this is perfect for jogging, running or any other gym workout, the armband is also water resistant, meaning you can even use it while swimming.

Why should you buy it?

  1. Ideal for workouts
  2. Water  resistant
  3. Printed marks for accessing buttons on the device
  4. Lightweight and comfortable


4. PenGo BrushPen Stylus: $25.99


Write, draw and paint

If you’re tired of watching phablet users acting cool with their styluses, then the PenGo BrushPen stylus might be the perfect accessory for you. Even though the Nexus 4 isn’t as large as some of the phablets, using a stylus can be extremely useful, especially if you like to take notes or draw on your phone.

The reason why I’ve chosen this particular stylus is because of its quality and interchangeable tips. The tips are designed in such a way that you’ll actually feel like you’re painting when you’re using a paint app on your Nexus 4.

Why should you buy it?

  1. 3 interchangeable tips
  2. Natural painting feel while using the tips
  3. Cap to protect the tips


5. Nintendo Game Boy Back Case: $5.95 (Product not available at the moment)

Nintendo Case

Bring back old console memories

If you  have spent your childhood playing Nintendo games, then this is likely to bring back your old memories. This particular case is one of the most unusual Nexus 4 accessories I’ve seen in a while. Made from plastic and aluminium, this case also does a good  job at protecting your device from scratches and dents.

Why should you buy it?

  1. Bring back old memories of your Nintendo gaming console
  2. Make your phone stand out from the crowd with the unique design
  3. Protect your device while keeping the device slim
  4. Color and design will not fade away


6. Mugen Power Extended Battery Case: $95.99

mugen battery

The ultimate battery companion

This is one of the best Nexus 4 accessories for all those power heavy users out there. If you like playing HD games or watching videos on your device for several hours daily, then the Mugen Power extended battery case might be the ideal accessory for you.

Why should you buy it?

  1. Never run out of power
  2. Watch movies and play games  non stop on your Nexus 4
  3. One year money back guarantee
  4. Reliable brand name


7. Philips AS140/37 Fidelio Docking Speakers: $49.64

philips fidelio

Crisp speakers in a beautiful stand

This is probably my favorite universal Android accessory that works with almost every Android smartphone. I’m sure you’ve seen several iPhone and iPod docking speakers that Apple users keep bragging about. I, myself, have been looking for some good docking speakers for Android and the answer I found is the Philips Fidelio docking speakers.

You won’t find better docking speakers than these for Android devices. This particular model looks attractive and has a built-in alarm clock as well. You’ll need to install the official Fidelio app on your Nexus 4 in order to pair the speakers with your phone.

Why should you buy it?

  1. Possibly the best docking speakers you’ll  find for Android devices
  2. Beautiful design
  3. Built in alarm clock
  4. FM radio
  5. Loud and clear sound


8. Zipbuds PRO Never Tangle Zipper Earbuds: $39.99


Your earphones will never get tangled again!

There are various earphones available from some of the leading brands but the reason I’ve chosen these particular earphones is because they’re unique. The most common problem with earphones is that they get tangled up and you need to spend a lot of time to untangle them whenever you want to listen to some music.

With Zipbuds, your earphones will never get tangled again. The earphones feature a very interesting patented zipper design so that you can zip the earphones up to avoid tangling.. On top of that, these earphones have a very good sound quality and are comfortable.

Why should you buy it?

  1. The most unusual earphones design you’ll ever see
  2. They will never get tangled
  3. Comfortable and great sound quality
  4. Noise cancelling


9. Pressy the Android Smart Button: $29.99

Pressy button

Add a new hardware button

Pressy is another unique accessory for the Nexus 4 and as the name suggests, it adds a button to your phone. Some users prefer hardware buttons for functions like the camera, however, the latest Android devices come with only two or three physical buttons. If for example you wished that your Nexus 4 had a camera shutter button or any other physical button,  then Pressy is your top Nexus 4 accessories choice.

Basically, pressy fits inside your 3.5mm headset jack and adds a button on your device. Using the official Pressy app on the Google Play store, you can change the functions of the button.

Why should you buy it?

  1. Adds a new hardware button on your device
  2. Customize what the button does (camera shutter, flash light, etc)
  3. Key chain holder included to keep Pressy safe when you’re not using it
  4. Available in four colors


10. ECOXGEAR ECOXBT Waterproof Wireless Bluetooth Speaker: $97

waterproof speakers

Listen to music in the shower

One of my favorite Nexus 4 accessories is a Bluetooth speaker that you can use with your Nexus 4 in order to enjoy your music wirelessly. There are tons of other Bluetooth speakers available that are known for clear sound, however, these particular speakers are waterproof.  It’s difficult to find a product that is good at more than one feature.

These particular speakers are waterproof but the sound quality is also pretty solid. The speakers can easily fill a room and they’re not that different from the Beats Pill Bluetooth speakers. The speakers give up to 10 hours of continuous usage on a single charge.

Why should you buy it?

  1. Use the speakers in the shower
  2. Loud and excellent clarity
  3. Impressive battery life
  4. Easy to pair via Bluetooth



Smartphone accessories can make your daily life a lot easier and can improve your smartphone experience significantly. Nexus 4 is one of the flagship devices from Google and while there are several basic accessories available in the market, I’ve chosen some of the most unusual and interesting Nexus 4 accessories that not many of you might have heard of.

Even though some of these Nexus 4 accessories might not be cheap, they’re worth it if you have some money to spend. This list is made from my own preferences and if you’d like to share your favorite Nexus 4 accessory, you can write to us in the comments section below.

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