These are the Best Samsung Galaxy S21 Cases in Fall 2021: Spigen, UAG, and more!

These are the Best Samsung Galaxy S21 Cases in Fall 2021: Spigen, UAG, and more!

The Galaxy S21 series comes with a lot of generational improvements while also refining the rough edges of the S20 line. The standard Galaxy S21, while being cheaper, is no exception, featuring a 6.2-inch 120Hz display, 4,000mAh battery, and a Snapdragon 888 SoC (or Exynos 2100 in the international markets). All of this is encased in a relatively small package. If you’ve spent a significant sum buying this Samsung flagship, you’ll need a case to protect it from day-to-day mishaps.

To help you pick the right case for your S21, we’ve selected some of the best Galaxy S21 cases currently available on the market. Our recommendations include clear cases, kickstand cases, leather cases, rugged cases, and even colorful cases.


This article is only for the standard Samsung Galaxy S21. Check out our Galaxy S21 Plus cases and Galaxy S21 Ultra case round-ups for those phones.

Best Samsung Galaxy S21 cases

    The official silicone case

    You can't go wrong with Samsung's official cases. They're sold in plenty of color choices to complement your phone's color scheme, and they provide basic protection against drops. They also make the camera bump flush!

    Complete protection

    The SUPCASE Unicorn Beetle Pro Series for Galaxy S21 provides enhanced protection from everyday accidents. Moreover, it has a textured grip, and packs a kickstand as well as a detachable rotating holster.


    Crystal-clear all day

    Samsung's official clear case is the most barebones one out of Samsung's official lineup of accessories, but it provides strong protection while also not adding that much bulk in your pocket.

    For better handling

    The Speck Presidio 2 Grip case comes with no-slip grips for secure handling of the smartphone. The case also offers up to 13 foot drop protection, and is coated with anti-microbial material to reduce bacteria growth. Moreover, there are raised edges on the case to safeguard the phone's screen.

    Stand out

    The i-Blason Cosmo Series case looks quite interesting and its back cover will certainly turn heads. The case is made of TPU for enhanced protection, and has raised edges to safeguard your phone’s front.


    Impact protection

    UAG is known for its rugged cases, so you can’t go wrong with this protective cover from the company. The cover promises military-grade impact protection in a slim form factor. Moreover, it's made from polycarbonate, and comes with raised edges.

    Made with 85% ocean-based plastic

    The LifeProof Wake case for the Galaxy S21 champions sustainability and uses over 85% ocean-based recycled plastic. It also comes with recyclable packaging. In addition, the case features a sculpted wave pattern that looks interesting and helps with the grip.

    Plant-based protection

    Care for your planet? Ditch plastic cases and pick this Incipio case that uses 100% compostable plant-based material. Environmentally friendly material’s presence doesn’t mean the case isn't strong. It can withstand up to 8 feet drops. The case also has raised edges to safeguard the screen.

    Use as a kickstand

    The tech21 EvoWallet case covers both the front and back of your Galaxy S21 to protect it from all sides. It also packs two card pockets so you can carry your IDs or plastic money in the case itself. In addition, the case can turn into a kickstand for easier media consumption.

    Rugged protection, slim profile

    The OtterBox Commuter Series case is perfect if you're looking to add top-notch protection to your phone without too much bulk. It provides more than military-grade protection and has an anti-microbial coating.

    With the kickstand

    Spigen is well-known for its quality smartphone cases and this case is no different. It's made of TPU and polycarbonate for enhanced protection, and comes with a kickstand as well. Moreover, the case is certified for military-grade protection.

    Full body protection on the cheap

    This Samsung Galaxy S21 case by Caseology provides a full-body layer of shockproof TPU to protect your device, and comes pretty cheap compared to most options.

    Dual-layer design

    The Crave Dual Guard case features a dual-layer design that includes a flexible TPU layer and a hard polycarbonate layer to provide enhanced protection to your phone. It also comes in six color options, so you have plenty of choices.

    Simple and sturdy

    In addition to the Tough Armor case, Spigen also sells this Rugged Armor case for the S21. It looks exciting and features textured sides for a better grip. In addition, the case uses Air Cushion technology for shock absorption.

    Clear and strong

    OtterBox cases are known for providing top-notch protection. This protection isn't just limited to rugged cases; even the clear cases, like the Prefix Series, can safeguard your phone from drops and scratches. In addition, the Prefix Series is very slim.

    Cheap hard and clear

    Want a hard case to show off your phone's colors? Then the Restoo Clear Case has you covered with a clear, rigid design that's perfectly paired with one of the many gorgeous S21 colors.

    Soft silicone option

    The Weycolor Silicone Case is a soft silicone case that provides full coverage for your phone and comes in various color options to help you stand out from the crowd.

    A cheap, clear case with a kickstand

    This case from ESR adds a kickstand to the classic clear, transparent case design (also available as a translucent black option) and also manages to be pretty cheap compared to other official options that also have a kickstand.

    Beautiful Protection

    Want good protection but also want your S21 to look good? Grab this triple-layer case from Casetego. It has a nice looking floral pattern on the back, and it'll still protect your smartphone from shocks and falls.

    Hold it All

    Wallet cases are great, and Arae Case has made one for the Galaxy S21. Store all of your cards with your phone, and you can use the case as a prop to keep your smartphone standing up too. Just be sure to apply a screen protector so your cards don't scratch your screen.

    Genuine leather

    The SnakeHive Vintage Wallet is a good leather folio-type case for the Galaxy S21. It includes slots to keep up to three cards and cash. In addition, the case can act as a kickstand when needed. Finally, you can buy it in seven exciting colors.

    PU leather

    If you don’t want genuine leather and prefer vegan or PU leather, the Lohasic Protective Cover is an excellent option. It’s available in Brown and Black colors. The case’s textured design offers a good grip, and there are raised edges to protect the screen.

    Full body protection

    The Poetic Guardian Case offers full body protection, thanks to a built-in screen protector. It’s also drop-tested to military-grade standards and features a scratch-proof clear back. In addition, you can buy the case in four exciting colors.


    If you are looking for something colorful and interesting, this Case-Mate cover comes in eight exciting designs and patterns. The case can also withstand drops from up to 10 feet and includes an anti-microbial coating to resistant the growth of bacteria and other microbial life.

Our round-up consists of a number of case options for the Galaxy S21 for every price point. You’ll find everything from Samsung’s official options to cases from known third-party case makers such as UAG and Spigen. We have made sure to include our best picks for every type of case, so there are plenty of options.

If you are looking for one specific recommendation for each type of case, we’ll recommend going for Spigen Rugged Armor if you want top-notch protection. The official Samsung Clear Cover is great to show off the phone’s design and color. SUPCASE UB Pro is perfect for kickstand lovers, and you’ll find the SnakeHive Vintage Wallet enticing if you need a leather or wallet case. Finally, Case-Mate case has several colorful designs.

    The Galaxy S21 is the starting point of Samsung's 2021 flagship lineup, packing in a top-of-the-line SoC, great display, and a 4,000mAh battery.

Which case are you planning to buy for your Galaxy S21? Let us know in the comments section. Meanwhile, we have also selected the best fast chargers for the Galaxy S21 if you want to get the top charging speed on your phone.

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Gaurav Shukla
Gaurav Shukla

Gaurav has been covering technology for over a decade now. He has done everything from blogging about Android to reporting the latest from the world of Internet giants. When he is not writing about the tech companies, he can be found binge-watching new TV series on the web. You can reach Gaurav at [email protected]

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