Best Samsung Galaxy S10, S10 Plus and S10E cases

The Samsung Galaxy is as much as quantity 10, and as a substitute of two sizes, this go-around it truly is available in three. Whether or not to procure the small (S10E), medium (S10) or giant (S10 Plus), there are many instances on the market on your machine. 

There are many Galaxy S10 instances accessible.


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Listed here are a few of our favourite picks for the perfect Galaxy S10 case in each model, from rugged armor instances and covers to leather-based instances to polycarbonate instances and even clear instances. A few of the suggestions for these Galaxy S collection instances are based mostly on our expertise with the previous S9 variations. I will be including extra as new candidates seem.


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Powerful however comparatively slim

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Obtainable in a number of shade choices, the Presidio Professional, produced from polycarbonate materials, has a soft-to-the-touch non-slip coating end that is good and grippy. Speck calls it a “no-slip grip.” The slim polycarbonate case has two powerful armor layers to guard your Android telephone from scratches and extra whereas permitting for wi-fi charging.

Like Speck’s bulkier Presidio Sport line, it additionally has Microban antimicrobial know-how, which is meant to “inhibit the expansion micro organism that causes stains and odors.”

It is somewhat costly at $40, but it surely is without doubt one of the greatest Galaxy S10 case choices.

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The OtterBox Symmetry Collection is the corporate’s most fashionable telephone cowl case and is pretty slim, sturdy and can shield your machine and digital camera (it is just like Speck’s instances, which actually influenced OtterBox’s design). This telephone case is available in black, a transparent case model and a wide range of different colours. This rugged case which supplies drop safety and a raised display screen bumper begins at $40.

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I like a number of of Gear4’s instances, together with the translucent Piccadilly, which is available in a couple of completely different scratch resistant design choices, in addition to the Gear4 Battersea. The Gear4 Piccadilly is wi-fi charger suitable and has raised edges for additional safety. All of Gear4’s instances function a lining of the corporate’s particular D3O shock-absorbing materials for drop safety. The Piccadilly begins at $30.

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Catalyst was as soon as identified for its waterproof instances, and it nonetheless sells them. However it’s shifted to creating slim “shockproof instances” that shield the display screen and digital camera of your smartphone with a transparent again, raised bezels and a detachable lanyard. I simply want the lanyard might be tightened in your wrist. This shock absorption case is accessible in clear (pictured) or trimmed in black for $40.

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Speck’s well-liked Presidio Grip instances can be found for the assorted variations of the S10 in a wide range of colours, together with the flashier Glitter model. With raised rubber ridges, this slim case can be sturdy. These extremely slim instances begin at $35.

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We have been longtime followers of instances from Tech21. The corporate has the standard assortment of instances on your Galaxy S10 machine, together with outdated stalwart — and my private favourite — the Evo Examine (pictured right here). It is rated as having 12-foot drop safety in addition to antimicrobial know-how and is accessible within the “Smokey” shade you see right here in addition to the extra purplish Extremely Violet. 

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Scooch payments its Wingman as a five-in-one case. That is as a result of the slap-bracelet model bendable kickstand not solely props your telephone up horizontally and vertically however is meant to permit you to grip your telephone extra simply, “eliminating pinky fatigue” and serves as an air vent mount in your automobile. Lastly, the case can be a case — and a reasonably protecting one. 

It is accessible in two shade choices and carries an inventory worth of $40. 

Pockets and folio instances

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That is the favourite Samsung case of CNET video guru David Katzmaier. The LED Pockets Case is a slim pockets case (you’ll be able to retailer a single bank card in it, however not far more) that has a set of LEDs that gentle as much as present the time in addition to notifications in retro dot-matrix style. You may also flip off alarms and reply telephone calls by swiping the display screen protector cowl. And with the particular icons you assign to your contacts, you will know who’s calling.

It lists for $60 however might be had for simply lower than $50 on-line. It ought to come down in worth over time.

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Considered one of my favourite folio instances — the OtterBox Strada — is again for the Galaxy S10 (I used one on a Galaxy S9 Plus for some time). It is a extremely protecting case and has a slot on the within of the quilt that lets you retailer a single bank card and maybe a driver’s license or some cash. In fact, it additionally affords entry to the buttons. It is accessible in brown real leather-based or black real leather-based and whereas it has a excessive record worth of $70, you may get it for lower than $50 on-line. Its solely draw back is that it does not fold again right into a kickstand for watching movies in your telephone.

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The Oxford is Gear4’s folio case, which does convert right into a kickstand and has a slot to retailer a bank card and money. It, too, makes use of the corporate’s D30 materials to guard your telephone and is wi-fi charging suitable.

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If you happen to’re searching for a cheap pockets case, Silk sells the Pockets Slayer for $15. There’s nothing terribly fancy about it, but it surely suits three bank cards and a few money. Additionally, because of a slot on the again of the case, you need to use simply prop up your telephone for video watching in your display screen.

Powerful instances

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X-Doria’s Protection Protect Collection is available in a couple of completely different variations. For a rugged case that the corporate says is “licensed to exceed MIL-STD-810G army grade drop-test requirements for drops as much as 3m (10 ft),” it is not too cumbersome. I personally just like the iridescent mannequin (on the correct within the photograph).

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Over time, I’ve frequently included OtterBox’s Protection Collection instances in greatest instances roundups, but it surely’s turn into somewhat too cumbersome for my powerful case tastes. OtterBox’s Pursuit Collection feels and appears like a sleeker model of the Defender Collection, with seals, port covers, and simple cutouts for buttons (you will need to attain these buttons, in fact). It is available in three colours, and its solely downside is that it is costly at $70. Search for this one to return down in worth in due time.

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City Armor Gear (UAG) makes a couple of completely different extremely hybrid case traces which can be all respectable. I just like the translucent Phylo (pictured left), however in case you’re searching for one thing somewhat more durable to supply rugged safety on your telephone and digital camera, there’s the Monarch Collection (image proper for $60). Obtainable in a number of colours and textures (together with high grain leather-based and alloy steel ), it is bought strengthened corners and the corporate says it meets 2X army drop-test requirements (MIL STD 810G 516.6) and comes with a 10-year restricted guarantee.

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LifeProof, now owned by OtterBox, is thought for its rugged instances. The Subsequent has a reasonably glossy design for a troublesome case and is available in two completely different trim choices with a translucent again. Solely draw back: It isn’t a discount at $80.

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