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These are the Best Galaxy S21 Rugged Cases in 2021

These are the Best Galaxy S21 Rugged Cases in 2021

These tough and rugged cases will keep your Galaxy S21 safe from knocks and drops

Smartphones today feature designs that promise to withstand the perils of everyday use. But just because their materials are more durable doesn’t make them indestructible. They’re still susceptible to cracks, bumps, and bruises. That’s why finding the right case is so important. Even better, opting for a rugged case will provide your Galaxy S21 with extra protection if you’re known to drop your device every now and again. Rugged cases can save you a lot of money by protecting the fragile glass exterior of your phone so you won’t have to spend on repairs. We’ve rounded up the best rugged Galaxy S21 cases to keep your device protected in 2021.


If you’re looking for a wider variety of cases, you might want to check our list of the best Galaxy S21 cases across all categories.

    If rugged protection is what you’re after, Samsung has you covered. The company’s Rugged Protective case was drop-tested to military-grade standards and also features a kickstand that can sit at two comfortable viewing angles. So it’s both rugged and functional.

    Rugged case for extra protection

    While you're looking at some wallet cases for the Galaxy S21, you might be interested in a rugged case that provides extra protection against harsh drops. It can't hold your money, but will surely prevent you from spending more money due to a breakage!


    Leather is durable and fashionable, so it warrants an inclusion on our list. It may not offer the same Superman-esque protection of cases made of plastic or rubber, but leather can take a beating without skipping a beat.

    Clear and Rugged

    This case from i-Blason is rugged while having a clear back at the same time. This is the best option if you want to show off the back of your phone.


    With a dual layered bumper and eye-popping texture, Caseology’s Parallax Case is bold and stylish. The texture makes the case easier to hold, and it comes in a variety of colors to perfectly accent the Galaxy S21’s design.

    Featuring a polycarbonate outer layer and enhanced Thermoplastic, the ArmadilloTek Vanguard case will keep your Galaxy S21 safe from drops, knocks, and other everyday dangers. There’s also a kickstand, adding convenience when all you want to do is watch a good video.

    I don’t know if you’ve ever handled an Otterbox case, but if you haven’t, they’re virtually indestructible. The Symmetry Case not only protects against drops, but bacteria, too, with a silver-based antimicrobial additive that aims to inhibit microbial growth on the case’s exterior.

    What we like about the Restoo Anti-Slip Hard Armor Case is its transparent back, which allows the Galaxy S21’s gorgeous design to shine through. It features corner bumpers, shock absorption, and an anti-slip textured back, so you can hold on to your device with a firm grip.

    Equipped with air cushion technology for extra shock absorption, the Spigen Rugged Armor will keep your Galaxy S21 safe but also looking good. The case also features a convenient raised lip, so your screen will be protected when you place the device face down on a flat surface.

There are a variety of ways to keep your Galaxy S21 protected, and you can’t go wrong with the choices listed above. It’s about finding the right balance of function and design that works best for your style. Some people just want something that’s strong to keep their phone safe in a hazardous workplace. Others want their case to have some color to match their personality.

If you live an adventurous life where you’re often outdoors, or you work on construction sites, then the Spigen Rugged Armor is a great option. If you simply want the most protection possible, but still want some of the Galaxy S21’s style to shine through, try the Restoo Anti-Slip Hard Armor Case. Of course, Samsung’s Rugged Protective case is the best official case you can buy and is designed to withstand anything. Either way, the rugged cases in this lineup will keep your phone looking pristine, even after a couple of tumbles to the ground.

    The Samsung Galaxy S21 is the starting point of the new 2021 flagship series, packing in a flagship SoC, along with a decent display and camera setup.

Which case are you buying? Let us know in the comments below!

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Sumukh Rao
Sumukh Rao

A tech fanatic with a hunger for knowledge in the ever-growing field of science and technology. An avid quizzer and a gadget critic who loves simplifying tech for the masses has a keen interest in modding Android devices.

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