Google has joined forces with KISS, one of the world’s most influential rock bands, in a deal brought in by Sophie Simmons, for a new line of Artwork Live Cases that bring the KISS Experience to the palm of your hand. The cases feature 12 exclusive designs, each drawing upon the band’s iconic visual history and reimagined for the digital age. Each case also comes with a suite of live wallpapers, which allow the exclusive designs to be animated on your phone screen.
Artworks Live Case blends Google innovation with beautiful case design, creating a unique phone case that does more than just protect your phone. The series features works by today’s leading artists and designers that can be customized to fit your personal style. Each Live Case has three key features: a designed case, Live Wallpaper, and programmable shortcut button.
Availability: Online at the Google Store, in the US, Canada, Australia, UK, and Germany
Devices: Pixel, Pixel XL, Nexus 5x, and Nexus 6p
Cost: $40 per case
What makes a Live Case more than just a phone case?
- Exclusive designs by top artists and designers at accessible prices that can be personalized
- A programmable shortcut button means a smart case for your smartphone. Program it to launch your Live Wallpaper, camera, a website, or favorite app instantly.
- Companion Live Wallpapers turn your screen into a gallery, with designs by your Live Case artist rotating throughout the day
How does a Live Case sync with my phone?
Your Live Case is powered by Near Field Communication (NFC), the same technology that lets you to pay for things with your phone. When you snap on your Live Case, it syncs with your Pixel through NFC. You can program it to launch your camera, flashlight, or favorite app.