Nomad Rugged Case for Pixel Buds Review: Ruggedly Stylish and Protective

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The Pixel Buds A-Series has become a much-used daily carry device for me. Since I carry my Pixel Buds in my front pocket full of keys and a wallet, the white plastic case takes some abuse. For extra protection and a better look, I’ve been using the Nomad Rugged Case for Pixel Buds for a few weeks, and I’ve been very happy with it.

The Nomad Rugged Case for Pixel Buds is a two-piece case designed to provide protection and style to the Pixel Buds 2 and Pixel Bud A-Series charging case. Built of Horween leather with a microfiber inner lining that will protect my Pixel Buds from drops and scratches, the Nomad Rugged Case for Pixel Buds is available in Rustic Brown and Black.

Nomad Rugged Case for Pixel Buds in brown and black Horween leather

As a huge fan of leather-crafted items, I was excited to try the Nomad Rugged Case for Pixel Buds. I was concerned at first by the two-piece design, wondering how it would stay on the case, but the fit and finish are accurate and tight. There is even a tiny window that shows the charging light. Once installed, the compact feel of the Pixel Buds case is still present, but it now presents with a luxurious feeling and protective cover.

Nomad Rugged Case for Pixel Buds in brown Horween leather

I primarily use the Nomad Rugged Case for Pixel Buds in Rustic Brown because I love the look of natural leather. As you can see in the photos, the leather shell has developed a nice patina with some dents and scratches. It looks like leather should look; worn and rugged, which fits my personality and style.

Nomad Rugged Case for Pixel Buds in black Horween leather with wrist lanyard

The Nomad Rugged Case for Pixel Buds adds a classy look to my everyday carry. I’m no longer concerned with scratches or drops, and all the while, my case looks fantastic as it develops a rich patina. When people see my Pixel Buds in this case, they often ask to hold them just to check out the leather. They are always impressed by this case’s use of genuine leather and wowed by the fit and feel.

The Nomad Rugged Case for Pixel Buds offers a truly unique look and feel for an earphone charging case; I love the protection it affords for someone like me who carries their Pixel Buds daily in a pocket full of other stuff.

Nomad Rugged Case for Pixel Buds in brown Horween leather

The Nomad Rugged Case for Pixel Buds retails for $34.95; it is available directly from the manufacturer.

Source: Manufacturer supplied review sample

What I Like: Provides excellent protection from scratches and drops; Gives my Pixel Buds case a more ruggedly stylish look; Amazing fit and finish

What Needs Improvement: Nothing so far!

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About the Author

Travis Ehrlich
Travis is a high school teacher and coach in a small South Texas town. His love for gadgets began at a very early age, and he has been a cross between a jock and a geek for most of his life. He has two boys and a wonderful wife who lets him be a gadget freak. He is a Mac convert and has drank the whole pitcher of kool-aid! He is also an avid guitar player and loves the outdoors, especially hunting with both a bow and rifle.