It's a breath of fresh air to see the amount of affordable options available for protecting the Galaxy S6, especially this early on. While it's easy to drop a few bucks on a typical gel case you can find at any mall kiosk, why not spend a few more and get a case that's going to look way better and last longer? This brief buyers guide includes 5 of the best cases for Galaxy S6 that will run you under $10.

The holy grail, if you will, for the economical online shopper.

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Ringke Crystal Fusion Case for Galaxy S6

Ringke Crystal Case

The completely transparent design of Ringke's Crystal Case keeps your Galaxy S6 safe from drops and scratches while being able to sport the original color scheme.

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Priced at only $8.99, this clear case features port plugs that are attached to case to keep out dirt and debris, and even comes with a HD film protector for the display of your Galaxy S6 as well as the back cover. If that wasn't enough, it also includes a template for making your own designs for the case. Solid deal.

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Caseology Daybreak Skin Case for Galaxy S6

Caseology Skin Case

If you're after a quality skin case for the Galaxy S6, look no further than Caseology's Daybreak Case. It's made from a premium TPU that's flexible but still provides decent shock absorption if and when your device takes a fall.

Around the edges is a gloss finish that accents the entire case quite nicely. You'll find openings for all the important stuff, including the camera, ports and side buttons. You can grab this Galaxy S6 skin in black, pink, white, green or mint for only $9.95.

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i-Blason Transformer Case and Holster Combo for Galaxy S6

i-Blason Transformer Combo

Kicking up the protection and functionality a notch, i-Blason's Transformer Combo gives you a lot of bang for your buck. And that's exactly what we're after.

With a price tag of only $3.99, this package gives you everything you need to rock your Galaxy S6 in style. The rubberized texture of the hard case makes it comfortable to hold and easy to grip. Slide open the built-in kickstand when you want to watch a video then clip it back into place when you're finished. Also included is a low profile holster with a swivel clip for attaching to your belt or pocket. Quick and easy access to your Galaxy S6 when you need it.

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BOMEA Belt Clip Holster for Galaxy S6

Bomea Belt Clip Holster

For the side pouch lovers out there, BOMEA's Belt Clip Holster is an excellent choice for the Galaxy S6 and is only priced at $8.99.

Made of a faux leather, this pouch has a professional look, inside and out. The back of the case has both a fixed belt clip and belt loops, giving the option of quick removal or a more stable solution at your side. BOMEA claims that you can fit the Galaxy S6 in this pouch, even with a case on. A great perk, as most people prefer some back-up protection outside a case of this style.

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i-Blason Prime Kickstand Case for Galaxy S6

i-Blason Prime Kickstand Case

Our final pick is the most rugged of the bunch, the Prime Kickstand Case from i-Blason. This dual-layer Galaxy S6 case not only comes with a built-in kickstand, but also includes a heavy duty holster.

There doesn't seem to be any port covers on this case, which isn't a deal breaker for most. It's solid design definitely looks like it could take a beating, though. This combo is a steal for the level of protection that it provides. For the awesome price of only $6.99, the black case and holster can be yours. To go blue or red, however, it goes up in price about 5 bucks.

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