Protecting your LG V10 from wear and tear is a smart move and the perfect case can always be removed if you want that original look and feel.

Shopping for the right case to shield your LG V10? There certainly aren't as many options to choose from as we'd like to see, but there are still some great quality cases to consider if you're after the extra protection. Everyone has a different preference when it comes to cases, and each person is looking for something different. Whether you are looking for slim yet protective, or bulky with a holster, these are the top options for your LG V10.

Note: A known issue with many LG V10 cases available is the functionality of the fingerprint scanner. LG is working to improve the recognition of their scanner, but for best results we recommend programming this feature after your new case is installed.

OtterBox Defender Series Case

Otterbox Defender

OtterBox has opted to manufacture its iconic Defender Series Case for the LG V10 for the every day rugged user. This heavy duty case has all the features we've come to expect including an internal foam padding, synthetic rubber slipcover, and inner polycarbonate shell. The included belt holster is quite durable as well, and will keep the phone secured to your hip instead of in your pocket.

Keeping the V10's display safe from scratches is their integrated screen protector alongside those silicone port plugs that you either love or hate. Those after serious protection for their LG V10 can't go wrong with this cover. The Otterbox Defender is priced higher than the competition at around $60, but it is well worth the added protection if that is what you need for your phone.

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Ringke Fusion Case

Ringke Fusion

Crafted for those that prefer transparent protection to still show off their LG V10's design, Ringke's Fusion Case is a safe bet. This slim see-through cover features a smooth polycarbonate shell on the back that's surrounded by a TPU bumper. The combination of both materials do a pretty decent job of enhancing grip while the case is worn and manage to leave access to all the features of the LG V10.

Included with the Ringke Fusion Case is an HD screen protector and a DIY template for creating your own custom designs. If you are looking for a clear option that you can really customize to be your own, you can't go wrong with this one for just over $10 at Amazon.

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Spigen Slim Armor

Spigen Slim Armor

Spigen's Slim Armor Case is built with a protective dual-layer design that doesn't overdo it on the bulk, adding a convenient, albeit flimsy, kickstand on the back for landscape viewing. The inner TPU layer of the Slim Armor Case features Spigen's Air Cushion Technology on all 4 corners that do a lot for impacts when they occur.

The smooth polycarbonate shell that sits on top leaves room for all the LG V10's camera features, but you may want to setup your fingerprint scanner again while the case is on if you plan to make this cover your daily driver. You can pick one up in Rose Gold or Gunmetal for just under $20 at Amazon.

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Poetic Affinity

Poetic Affinity

If you are looking for a clear option that provides great protection to your V10 without too much bulk. this may be the case for you. Poetic's Affinity series case isn't completely clea, and the X-FORM Poetic Design DNA adds some extra protection to it. It offers some banding on the back and added support to the corners of the phone to aid in the event of a potential fall.

The slide grip pattern on the back will prevent the phone from slipping around when you set it down, so you won't have to worry about slick surfaces causing your phone to fall. You can pick one up with black or clear accents, and coming in at just over $10 you can't go wrong with this one.

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Obliq Bumper Case

Obliq bumper

For a slimmer, yet protective cover the Obliq Bumper Case keeps a simple design with its all-in-one shock absorbent TPU material. Along with access to all the LG V10's features there's a nice grid pattern texture on the back that feels nice in the hand and adds a fair amount of grip. While the screen is faced down, the case elevates the device enough to keep away any scratches or scuffs.

Since there isn't an extra layer with this skin case it keeps a low profile, minimizing the bulk factor quite a bit. The case offers a secure fit with precision cutouts for easy access to the ports, fingerprint sensor and camera. For under $10, there is little reason not to have one of these on your phone, even if you don't think you need the extra protection.

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What's your favorite LG V10 case?

Those are 5 of our favorite cases for the LG V10 that will do a great job at protecting the device from damage. Whether you've found one on our list that you're interested in or you're already using a case that works for you, let's hear about it in the comments!