Best Samsung Galaxy S20 Cases Android Central 2021

The best Samsung Galaxy S20 cases protect one of the most beautiful phones ever made, which consists of slippery metal and scratchable glass. If you're worried about scuffing up that new 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.

Caseology Parallax Aqua Green

Mesmerizing colors: Caseology Parallax

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This hybrid honey of a case has a lot in common with the Spigen Neo Hybrid, but 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.

Ringke Fusion X

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.

Samsung Leather Cover Galaxy S20 Press

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 very vibrant red and neutral brown.

From $43 at Amazon
Spigen Liquid Air

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 the hand.

$12 at Amazon
Vanguard Series

Rough and tumble: ArmadilloTek Vanguard Series

I love the big sturdy kickstand on this heavy-duty case because it works in portrait or landscape 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.

From $15 at Amazon
Totallee Thin Case

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.

$30 at Amazon
UAG Plasma Series

Icy cool clear case: UAG Plasma Series

This is one of the sturdiest clear cases around for the S20, with a sturdy clear brace across the back and a varied honeycomb pattern that add some extra grip and excitement to this rugged beauty.

$40 at Amazon
Unicorn Beetle Pro

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.

ESR Essential Zero Galaxy S20 Clear Case

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 so you don't drop your new flagship.

$9 at Amazon
OtterBox Symmetry Series Sapphire Galaxy S

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.

Vintage Bottle Green Wallet

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 that replaces the older Honey Gold we saw last year.

$38 at Amazon
Ultra Thin Case

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.

$10 at Amazon
Tech21 Studio Design Galaxy S20

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!

Speck Presidio Grip Galaxy S20

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.

Ringke Air S Lavender Galaxy S20 Case

Thin, grippy color: Ringke Air-S

This affordable case is slim but grippy, with a flexible TPU makeup that helps keep it easy to get on and off. 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?

Samsung Galaxy S20 Cases Caseology Spigen Schnail ArmadillotekSource: Ara Wagoner / Android Central

I'm a huge fan of the slim but sturdy Caseology Parallax in Aqua Green, which is what my own Cloud Blue Galaxy S20 is wearing right now.

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.

If you need further suggestions for Galaxy S20 cases, we have dedicated roundups for the best thin cases, the best heavy duty cases, and Best Clear Cases.

We also have excellent case collections for the Galaxy S20+ and Galaxy S20 Ultra.

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