Samsung has finally announced its new Galaxy lineup – the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus. If you have planned to buy the new flagship device, then you’ll want to make sure you have the best accessories to go with it. Here is a lineup of the coolest cases for Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus that are worth checking out.
UAG Cases for Galaxy S9 & S9 Plus
Why Get It:
- Premium build and design
- Lightweight cases with a rugged look
- Military Standard for drop & shock protection
- Built For Outdoors Enthusiasts
Monarch Series – Premium looks and military grade protection are the hallmarks of UAG Monarch cases. Despite being rugged, this case is light with a good grip. It is compatible with Samsung Pay and Samsung Fast Wireless Charging and is available in Black and Crimson. Price: $59.99.
Plasma Series – Military grade protection, feather light construction and compatibility with Samsung Pay and Samsung Fast Wireless Charging aside, the most striking distinction of the Plasma cases are its visually striking designs. Available in ice white, ash grey, cobalt blue, and citron green. Price: $39.95.
Plyo Series – The Plyo cases feature a simple design but meet all the quality standards you can expect with a UAG case. If you’re looking for dramatically thin cases that fit easily into your pocket, this could be your choice. Available in ice white, ash grey, glacier blue, and crimson red. Price: $39.95.
Pathfinder Series – The Pathfinder cases are the lightest cases of UAG that offer military grade protection. It also comes with Samsung Pay and Samsung Fast Wireless Charging compatibility but is available in just the one color – black. Price: $34.95.
Tech21 Cases for Galaxy S9
Why Get It:
- Good collection of cases
- Incredibly thin cases
- Up to 12 feet drop protection
Tech21’s Evo collection for the Galaxy S9 is already out and is available in a range of impressive models and colors. If you love ultra thin cases that offer good protection, you’ll love the cases from tech21.
Evo Tactical – An ultra thin case that can protect your phone from drops of up to 12 feet. Price: $39.95
Pure Clear – If you want an incredibly thin, transparent case for your Galaxy S9, this is the case to go for. It also offers drop protection of up to 10 feet. Price: $39.95
Evo Luxe – The Evo Luxe is made from premium vegan leather that feels luxurious and comfortable in your hands. As with the Evo Tactical, this is a thin case offering up to 12 feet of drop protection. Price: $49.95.
Evo Check – Thin, light and colorful, the Evo Check collection sports a unique check pattern in its design along with the trademark 12 feet drop protection. You can take your pick from Orchid, Aqua, Black, Blue, Grey and Fuchsia for $39.95.
Evo Wallet – Available in black and pink, the Evo Wallet sports a secure storage space for holding 2 cards within. Apart from 12 feet drop protection, this folio case offers complete 360° protection for your Galaxy S9. Price $49.95.
LifeProof Cases for Galaxy S9
Why Get It:
- Built for outdoors
- Superior build and quality
- Solid protection
- Good customer service
If you love the great outdoors, you’ll appreciate these cases from LifeProof.
SLAM – The Slam case for the Galaxy S9 & S9 Plus sports clean lines, and a screen-less front with a burst of color around the edges to give it a stylish street style look. It is fully compatible with a QI wireless charging base and survives drops of up to 2 meters. Price $49.99.
NËXT – If your life is filled with trail runs and ski trips, this case is for you. It is drop proof ( up to 2 meters) dirt proof and snow proof, perfect for taking with you on the rough trail. The case is also fully compatible with a QI wireless charging base. It is available in black crystal, beach pebble and cactus rose colors. Price: $79.99.
FRE – If its protection from water, dirt, frost and falls you’re looking for, look no further than FRE. This case delivers the ultimate protection for your Galaxy S9. It is available in Night Lite, Drop in, Chakra, and Wipeout designs. The case is also fully compatible with a QI wireless charging base. Price: $89.99.
Otterbox Cases for Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus
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Why Get It:
- Great for outdoors
- Plenty of eye catching models
- Superior build and quality
- Impressive protection
- Excellent customer service
Commuter Series – Designed for easy use when on the go, these cases come with a sleek profile that easily slips into your pocket or purse. It offers dual layer protection and sports port covers that block dirt, dust and lint from getting into jacks and ports. Price: $39.95
Symmetry cases – From ultra slim cases to clear cases and creative graphics cases, there’s something for every Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus owner in this collection. Textures range from matte, gloss and a blend of both and fashion conscious folks are sure to find something that expresses their personality here. Prices range from 39.95 to $44.95.
Strada Series Folio Case – If you want a stylish, elegant case for your Galaxy 9, the Strada series is a good choice. Made from premium leather, this case will only get better with age. A folio cover wraps to protect the touchscreen while a convenient vertical card slot lets you keep cash or cards inside. Available in Shadow Black and Expresso Brown shades. Price: $49.95
Defender Series – The cases in this series are rugged, yet refined. They also sport a screen-less design that perfectly complements the touchscreen. This case is also drop proof with port covers to block dirt, dust and lint from getting into jacks and ports. It also sports a works as a belt clip and a hands-free kickstand. Price: $49.95 and $59.95.
Pursuit Series – If you pursue adventure, you can choose from a range of ultra thin cases that offer the toughest protection for your Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus. Price: $69.95
Spigen Cases for Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus
Why Get It:
- Great design
- Superior build
- Good protection
- Great service
Hybrid 360 – The all-new Hybrid 360 is a rugged case offering full 360° protection. It sports a bumper frame to handle all impacts while a clear back ensures long-lasting display. The front frame also sports a built-in screen protector to resist unwanted contacts. The sides have an exclusive grip design for security. Comes in Titanium Grey and Deepsea Blue. Price: $34.99.
Tough Armor – This case offers dual layered protection from impacts as well as scratches. It also sports a kickstand design for seamless hands-free viewing. Despite its tough looking name, the case is slim and pocket friendly. Comes in black, gunmetal and rose gold colors. Price: $34.99.
Slim Armor – The Slim Armor is a durable and functional case that comes with a card storage section. You can carry up to 2 cards or cash without bulking up the phone. A sliding cover ensures quick and easy access without open security issues. This case also comes in black, gunmetal and rose gold colors. Price: $34.99.
Wallet S – Get maximum card and cash storage and kickstand functionality with this highly functional wallet case from Spigen. This is a fine-stitched synthetic leather case with a secure magnetic strap to ensure quick open and closure. A receiver cutout even lets you take calls with the case shut. The cover even converts to a stand so you can enjoy hands-free use of the phone. Price: $29.99.
Liquid Crystal Blossom – For a touch of femininity, check out the gorgeous looking Liquid Crystal Blossom case. It sports an innovative dot pattern that keeps the back watermark-free. It is available in crystal clear, nature and flower designs. Price: $19.99.
Incipio Cases for Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus
Why Get It:
- Variety of cases
- Good choice of colors
- Good build
- Adequate protection
Esquire Series – Style and protection are the hallmarks of the cases in the Esquire series. Luxurious fabric fits its impact resistant frame to deliver superior comfort and sophistication. You can take your pick from the simple $34.99 Carnaby case to the rotating $49.99 rotating Carnaby Folio case.
Reprieve Cases – Get military grade protection and a scratch resistant coating for added protection with this sporty case for the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus phones. Available in black, electric pink, frost and violet shades. Price: $39.99.
DualPro Cases – Get military grade drop protection against turbulent drops and bumps in a slim attractive package with the DualPro cases from Incipio. You can take your pick from black, light blue, lilac, black/red, rose quartz/grey and rusted gold colors. Price: $29.99.
NGP Advanced – This is a rugged polymer case built to withstand tough drops of up to 5 feet. It has a textured back and bumper to provide a sturdy grip and is available in black, electric pink, galactic green, and slate. Price: $19.99.
That’s our roundup of the best Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus cases. Do you have a favorite accessory maker you always buy from? We’d love to hear what criteria you look for in a protective case for your smartphone. Share it with us in the comments section.