The Samsung Galaxy S9 is another outstanding device and a popular option for those upgrading in 2018. With its sleek all-glass design, you're probably going to want to keep it protected with a quality case. There's a ton of options out there to fit your protection needs and personal tastes.

Here are the best cases we've found for the Galaxy S9. We'll be updating this article as more awesome options become available.

Samsung S-View Cover

The S-View case is a folio-style flip case that features a clear cover for the screen to keep it protected from scratches while also letting you see notifications and accept calls with a swipe. It can also be folded up as a hands-free stand.

You'll drop big money on this one — Samsung lists the S-View case at $30.

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Samsung Hyperknit Cover

Google seemed to start the fabric case trend, but we're happy to see Samsung also embracing it.

Made of woven nylon, this case looks brilliant in red with a nice, soft finish. With extra protection in the corner and clean cutouts around the camera and fingerprint sensor on the back, you'll love the functional and stylish design on display here. You can get yours for just $20.

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Everyone's going to want to see your brand new phone, so why not add a bit of extra flash while keeping it safe? The Galaxy S9 and its Hyperknit case are a match made in heaven

Samsung Alcantara Cover

The Alcantara case won us over with the Note 8, so we're pretty happy to see it offered by Samsung for the S9. Made of Alcantara, a lightweight material that's rugged and durable while keeping a slim form factor, you'll get a stylish and grippy case that won't add much bulk to the phone. It's not yet available to buy but would be worth keeping an eye out for.

You can get this stylish case for $50 direct from Samsung or for $27 on Amazon.

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First-party accessories are always on the more expensive side, so they really need to offer customers something unique. Samsung's Alcantara covers have been recent standouts, offering a combination of sound protection and a cozy finish for your Galaxy devices.

Samsung's Alcantara case is the most luxurious way to protect your Galaxy S9 or S9+

Spigen Rugged Armor case

Spigen makes some outstanding smartphone accessories, and the Rugged Armor style is always a popular offering.

This case features a slim one-piece case made of flexible TPU that helps to absorb impacts with little pockets of air in the corners to help protect your phone when dropped. Get yours for just $12. Also available for the Galaxy S9+.

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With a matte black finish and carbon fibre accents in the top and back it's got a stylish look that isn't bulky or distracting. All the ports and buttons are accessible and the case is also screen protector compatible. It's a sleek case that offers a great value, too.

RhinoShield CrashGuard bumper

This is a really well-designed bumper that's rugged and shock absorbing in the corners and along phone's edges — exactly where you need it most. It's quick and easy to install and lets you still fully show off the design of your phone.

You can get this minimalist case solution for just $25.

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Bumper cases are a bit of a rarity these days, but this one is the real deal. If you would really prefer not to put a bulky case on your phone but still want some added peace of mind for those rare times where your phone slips out of your hand, consider the CrashGuard bumper from RhinoShield.

OtterBox Commuter Series

We recommend the Commuter series case which is a pocket-friendly case that still delivers the rugged protection you've come to expect from an OtterBox case. It's got one big cutout on the back for the camera and fingerprint sensor and includes port covers to keep dirt out. You can get yours for just $20 from Amazon.

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Few names are as synonymous with phone cases as OtterBox. They're built a reputation as a trusted brand by designing really rugged cases and backing their products with superior customer service. We've highlighted the Commuter Series here, but OtterBox has over 10 different case styles available for the Galaxy S9 which you can check out on their site.

Lifeproof SLAM case

Lifeproof cases typically offer protection from dirt and snow, but the SLAM case focuses exclusively on drop protection. Lifeproof says this case can survive drops from up to two meters (6.5 ft) thanks to the reinforced bumpers. It's also got a rugged backplate that's clear to show off the phone's design and also compatible with wireless charging. While it's not quite as Lifeproof as you'd expect, it's also not as expensive as other Lifeproof cases at only $50. Plus, it looks pretty cool with the black and neon green, don't you think?

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When you're dropping over $700 on a brand new phone, you want to protect it from everything life might throw at it, especially if you spend a lot of time outside.

Looking for the classic FRE Lifeproof case? You can get the supreme Lifeproof case for a whopping $89. It's real pricy, and probably more than we could justifiably recommend to the average user, but if you want one you can buy it straight from the source.

Maxboost mSnap Perfect Fit

The mSnap case has cutouts on the corners just to be able to slide over the phone — and even that takes some force to get it on and off. It just shows you how strong this case is. Once you do get it on, your phone's protected — there's even a good little lip around the front so you can put the GS9 face-down on a table without scratching it. The case has a soft-touch coating that gives it just enough grip to hold comfortably but not so much that it snags on pockets. The mSnap comes in four colors, and starts at just $6.

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The Galaxy S9 deserves protection, but we don't always want to give up the thin and sleek Galaxy S9 design to get it. That's why the Maxboost mSnap case is so great. It has an extremely hard and tough plastic exterior that doesn't flex or bend, and that means it can take all of the bumps and scrapes of daily life. But at the same time, those properties also let it be incredibly thin.

Speck Presidio

Speck has a full line of cases available for the Galaxy S9, but we'll focus on the Presidio case here because it's a great place to start. It's got a simple design with smart features where it counts like double protection in the corners and a slim profile that's compatible with wireless charging. It's been drop tested up to 10 feet and the matte finish is scratch resistant so it shouldn't show wear. Get this classic looking case for just $40.

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This is just one of the many case styles Speck offers, so check them all out if you want something with a bit more flair.

BodyGuardz Ace Fly clear case

Looking to show off your Galaxy S9 without leaving it prone to drop damage? BodyGuardz offers a clear case they say is built using the same impact gel used in padding and helmet technology for athletes. Whether or not that marketing talk sways you, the Ace Fly clear case is a reliable clear case for $35. BodyGuardz backs their products with a lifetime warranty and you have a 30-day money back guarantee so if you don't love it you can simply return it.

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These cases are also compatible with the Pure Arc Tempered Glass screen protector, so if you've used BodyGuardz screen protectors before and trust the brand this would be a good combo to keep your Galaxy S9 fully protected right out of the box.

Spigen Rugged Armor case

The Spigen Rugged Armor case is my go-to phone case. It's a sleek, one-piece case that adds good protection to your phone without much bulk. Thin enough to not impede wireless charging, this is a great minimalist case that still offers rugged protection.

More importantly, it always comes in at a great price. At just $12, it's one of the cheapest options currently available from a brand we trust.

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Spigen Liquid Crystal clear case

Looking for a clear case option under $20? Spigen's got you covered there, too. Just like the Rugged Armor case, the Liquid Crystal is slim and pocket-friendly. Made of flexible TPU, it's easy to slip on and will provide quality protection while still letting you show off your phone's design.

You can get the Liquid Crystal for just $9.99 or add a funky print or some sparkles starting at $11.99.

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VRS Design Clear Slim case

These clear cases from VRS Design basically offer it all. It's a clear case that shows off the body of the Galaxy S9 with a shockproof bumper available in the exact color to match your device. Better still, these cases are thin enough to be fully compatible with wireless charging. Make sure you get the right color for your phone to complete the look. You can get this case for just $14 on Amazon.

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Caseology Legion Series case

Check out the rugged Legion series case from Caseology. It features a layer of flexible a shock-absorbing TPU with an outer layer of polycarbonate. You're protected from hard bumps and scratches, as well as shocks and drops. All the buttons are covered, but the coverings provide great tactile feedback, and your ports are completely accessible. You have your choice of black, violet, burgundy or midnight blue which all look stylish and fun. You can grab one from Amazon for around $16.

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Ringke Fusion Clear Case

The best way to protect your phone from drop damage is to not drop your phone. The latest Fusion clear case from Ringke includes a handy wrist strap built into the case.

Whether or not you want to use the wrist strap is up to you, but it's a thoughtful addition to a consistently stellar case style. Available as a clear case or with a Orchid Purple or Smoky Black bumper accent, you can get this case for just $11 on Amazon.

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SUPCASE Unicorn Beetle Series case

The Unicorn Beetle case is one of those phone cases that people buy with every new device. It's got that classic rugged design with ridges to help with grip and it includes a built-in screen protector to keep your S9 in pristine condition.

Port plugs keep dust and pocket lint out of your charging port and headphone jack, and it also comes with an optional belt-clip holster. Rugged enough to keep your phone protected and yet thin enough to work with wireless charging, get your Unicorn Beetle Series case starting at just $13.

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dbrand Skins

Dbrand Skins are a consistently popular option for phone enthusiasts who want to customize the look of their phone without adding any bulk. They of course offer an awesome level of customization for creating a skin for your Galaxy S9.

You can pick between nine different texture styles for the back, the minimal bezels on the top and bottom of the display, and even around the camera sensor! You can mix and match and create your dream skin. Didn't get the phone color you wanted? Make it your own with dbrand!

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Updated August 2018: Updated pricing and formatting. There are some great deals to be had this month on Galaxy S9 cases from Samsung and down on through our entire list!

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