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Totallee glossy Pixel 3/3 XL case: No branding, no bulk, and added grip

While it is nice to have some protection for your expensive phones today, it's also nice to have a minimalist case that still lets you slip your phone in your pocket. Totallee's case helps you target your fingerprint scanner and hold onto your phone better.

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Topic: Mobility
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Totallee Pixel 3/3 XL retail packaging

The Google Pixel 3 and 3 XL are excellent smartphones with cameras that set the bar for mobile phones. They have glass backs with matte and glossy finishes. The Totallee glossy thin Pixel 3 XL case is made of soft TPU material so it provides some drop protection and serious grip.

Totallee also makes a thinner matte case option in clear or black. The glossy clear soft case is available now for $29, which is reasonable for the fit, finish, and protection the case offers. There is no branding at all on the case so you get a very clean experience that shows off the phone as intended. There are microdots on the inside back that prevent the case from causing unwanted watermark effects.

See also: Google Pixel 3 review: Excellent camera, pocketable form factor, and Google software are compelling

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Upper back of the Totallee Pixel 3 case

The soft TPU case slips on easily and stays securely in place on the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL. There are openings in the back for the camera, flash, and fingerprint scanner. There is a slight raised edge around the camera and fingerprint scanner to protect these parts while also serving as a nice target for the fingerprint scanner.

See also: Google Pixel 3 review: Excellent camera, pocketable form factor, and Google software are compelling

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Right side of the Totallee Pixel 3 case

Raised buttons on the right side make it easy to manipulate the power and volume controls.

The case comes with a 30-day money back guarantee and a two-year warranty. While the clear glossy soft TPU material offers improved grip and some protection, I'm not a fan of all of the fingerprints and smudges that collect on the glossy back finish. I think I may try out one of Totallee's matte finish cases in the future since that type of finish appeals to me more.

See also: Google Pixel 3 review: Excellent camera, pocketable form factor, and Google software are compelling

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Bottom of the Totallee Pixel 3 case

There is also an opening in the bottom for the USB-C port and one on the top for the microphone.

See also: Google Pixel 3 review: Excellent camera, pocketable form factor, and Google software are compelling

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Lower front view of the Pixel 3 with Totallee case attached

The edges of the Totallee case rise just above the display so when you rest your Pixel 3 facedown on a table the glass display is resting just above the table.

See also: Google Pixel 3 review: Excellent camera, pocketable form factor, and Google software are compelling

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