Best Samsung Galaxy S20 cases Android Central 2021
The best Samsung Galaxy S20 cases protect one of the most beautiful phones ever made, consisting of slippery metal and scratchable glass. So if you're worried about scuffing up the investment, there's no time like the present to grab yourself one of the best Galaxy S20 cases that are available right now, from heavy-duty to leather to thin and lightweight options.
- Mesmerizing colors: Caseology Parallax
- Durable and diamond clear: Ringke Fusion X
- Fabulous first-party option: Samsung Leather Back Cover
- Get a grip: Spigen Liquid Air
- Rough and tumble: ArmadilloTek Vanguard Series
- You'll forget it's there: Totallee Thin
- Icy cool clear case: UAG Plasma Series
- Affordable protection: Supcase UB Pro
- Flexible grip: ESR Essential Zero
- Name-brand durability: OtterBox Symmetry Series
- Stylish carry-all: Snakehive Vintage Leather Wallet
- Scratch guard: Kqimi Ultra Thin
Mesmerizing colors: Caseology ParallaxStaff Pick
This hybrid honey of a case has a lot in common with the Spigen Neo Hybrid. Still, it's got better color combos for that great protection, including a new teal "Aqua Green" that is even more alluring in person than the renders do justice.
Durable and diamond clear: Ringke Fusion X
The Fusion X is one of those cases you'll either love or hate the second you see it. I love it, and if you do, too, this rugged clear case will give you a distinct look and some beefy corner air cushions.
Fabulous first-party option: Samsung Leather Back Cover
Samsung's leather cases are made with genuine leather, with a soft microfiber lining and aluminum buttons. While the S20 only comes in four colors, this leather case comes in six, including a vibrant red and neutral brown.
Get a grip: Spigen Liquid Air
Keep your carbon fiber classics and give me the Liquid Air any day of the week. The diamond pattern covering the back is just deep enough to add a real grip while still feeling slim and sleek in hand.
Rough and tumble: ArmadilloTek Vanguard Series
I love the big sturdy kickstand on this heavy-duty case because it works in portrait or landscape mode, and I can use it as a basic grip. We've also got a wide selection of colors to choose from here, from understated red or purple to neon orange.
You'll forget it's there: Totallee Thin
Totallee is one of the biggest names in ultra-thin cases because, year after year, time after time, it delivers an almost invisible case. The black case is a tiny bit thinner and more rigid, while the clear case is a softer TPU.
Icy cool clear case: UAG Plasma Series
This is one of the sturdiest clear cases around for the S20, with a durable clear brace across the back and a varied honeycomb pattern that adds extra grip and excitement to this rugged beauty.
Affordable protection: Supcase UB Pro
Supcase's Unicorn Beetle line delivers on quality and price year after year. The Pro features a kickstand on the back and uses a front bracket to keep your phone in place and protected more than a TPU bumper alone.
Flexible grip: ESR Essential Zero
This slim silicone case lets you show off that subtle glow on your Cloud Pink or Cloud Blue S20 while keeping it from getting scratched or scuffed. It also adds some much-needed grip to prevent you from accidentally dropping the device.
Name-brand durability: OtterBox Symmetry Series
OtterBox is quite possibly the most recognizable name in durable phone cases, and make no mistake; you pay for that legacy. You also get a sturdy case in a deep alluring blue that puts the TARDIS to shame.
Stylish carry-all: Snakehive Vintage Leather Wallet
Wrapped in European full-grain nubuck leather, Snakehive's wallet cases feel better than Samsung's first-party leather cases, at least in my humble opinion. You can also find them in more colors, including a lovely new Teal replacing the older Honey Gold we saw last year.
Scratch guard: Kqimi Ultra Thin
If you don't think you need a case because you never drop your phone, at least consider the Kqimi case for some scratch protection and added grip. As a thin hard-shell case, it won't add any bulk to your phone while shielding that glass back from scuffs.
Gorgeous pattern: Tech21 Studio Design
Speaking of ways to spice up the look of your S20, another case that fits this bill nicely is the Tech21 Studio Design. The pattern on the back gives the S20 a welcome touch of flair, and of course, the case comes in a few different colors. You also get 8-foot drop protection!
Nice and grippy: Speck Presidio Grip
Being as expensive as it is, having a secure grip on the S20 at all times is a must. Thankfully, this is something the Speck Presidio Grip does really well. Offered in three colors, the case has a grip-friendly design that's been drop-tested up to 13 feet to ensure maximum protection.
Thin, grippy color: Ringke Air-S
This affordable case is slim but grippy, with a flexible TPU makeup that makes it easy to remove, which is a huge plus if you have ever struggled to remove a case from a slippery phone. There are four color options here, but I like the fiery coral and the soft Lavender Gray.
Which best Samsung Galaxy S20 case should I buy?
I'm a huge fan of the slim but sturdy Caseology Parallax in Aqua Green, which I owned for my Cloud Blue Galaxy S20. Samsung's own Leather Back Cover case is a bit pricier than the other options, but in return, you get the best-fitting case on this list, with beautiful metal buttons that will hold up to the test of time. Something a bit simpler and more versatile is Spigen's Liquid Air, an absolutely classic in black that nevertheless does a great job protecting your beautiful new Galaxy S20.
We also have excellent case collections for the Galaxy S20+ and Galaxy S20 Ultra. And if you've already upgraded to the newest device in the line-up, check out our selection of the best cases for the Samsung Galaxy S21 instead.
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