Quick Review: YESOO Ultra Slim Fit Case for the Nokia Lumia 1020; another affordable gem

Finding the right case for your smartphone is never an easy task and in fact, there might not be a right one for all occasions, just one right for the moment. Today, we’re taking a look at another low-cost shell for the Lumia 1020, the YESOO Ultra Slim Fit Flexible Case.

Found on eBay and Amazon, often under the terms “Ultra Slim Fit Case”, this item offers some low-level protection but sometimes, that’s all you need. It varies in price from $3.99 to $5.99, but you get the point: it’s affordable. Coming in a variety of colors, including green, aqua blue, pink, gray and white, the shell will only protect against minor falls but we’re okay with that.

The design of the case is the classic type we’ve seen for Lumias lately: slide the phone in and snap it on. It leaves the screen area unprotected but the edges of the phone (top and bottom) including the corners are recessed enough to give it some body-protection against a drop. In fact, it’s very well designed in that sense with a “lip” locking in the phone at the top and bottom.

The finish is matte and soft-touch, making the Lumia 1020 feel great in the hand. Due to its thinness and tight fitting form-factor, you’ll barely notice this cover on your device. While it’s far from a rugged case like Speck's, we feel confident that the phone’s body and finish will have that just enough added protection to make us feel assured should the phone take a tumble.

Once again, for $4-6 we’re quite impressed with this case as clearly some thought went in to it. The case has some local resellers in the US (including one in New York), so if you do order it in the States, you’ll have a quick turnaround.

Daniel Rubino

Daniel Rubino is the Editor-in-chief of Windows Central. He is also the head reviewer, podcast co-host, and analyst. He has been covering Microsoft since 2007, when this site was called WMExperts (and later Windows Phone Central). His interests include Windows, laptops, next-gen computing, and watches. He has been reviewing laptops since 2015 and is particularly fond of 2-in-1 convertibles, ARM processors, new form factors, and thin-and-light PCs. Before all this tech stuff, he worked on a Ph.D. in linguistics, watched people sleep (for medical purposes!), and ran the projectors at movie theaters because it was fun.