Official cases will always be the best fit for your phone, and Google’s had those for a while, but with Live Cases they stepped it out a notch: now you can dress up your Nexus 6P, 6 or 5X with one of the new Live Cases. Here they are in all their glory:

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You can fully customize these cases with your favorite image, and tweak it by adding pre-made filters to make it stand out even more. The image quality on the case is fantastic, so if you upload a high quality photo expect it to be just as high quality when it’s printed out.

If you don’t have an image that you want to put on the back of your phone, Live Cases has your back: you can add a map of… whatever you want, really. It only takes a couple of minutes to choose a location, apply the same snappy filters, and get one of the Live Cases.

Huh, who would’ve known that maps are cool on a case.

And these things aren’t just style, either. On the case there’s a button that connects to your phone through NFC – as you make the initial setup, the button will take you to the Live Cases app that will, among other things, let you download the image on your Live Case and set it as a wallpaper (neat!).

After that, you can set up the button to do whatever you want – open the camera, toggle the flashlight or the Wi-Fi, or open an app (neater!).

The cases are $35 and they’re available on the Google Store, but as it’s so often the case with Google they’re only available in the United States at the moment.

Image source: Official Android Blog

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