The Best Rugged Cases for the Galaxy S10

Samsung’s 10th anniversary Galaxy S flagships are going to be the smartphones to beat this year. Out of the trio of devices launched this year, the Galaxy S10 is the one that’s a middle ground between the more affordable S10e and the slightly pricier S10 Plus.

The Galaxy S10 does not lose out on much when compared to the S10 Plus and most users would prefer the S10 over its bigger brother. Samsung’s flagship devices always have a great design and are built with premium materials; glass and aluminum in this case.

While the Galaxy S10 does come with the latest Gorilla Glass 6 for the front and uses Gorilla Glass 5 at the back the device is still pretty fragile which is why if you want to keep your S10 looking new for a long time, then we’d suggest installing a great rugged case.

There are a bunch of great rugged cases already available for the new flagship beast; however, picking the best one might be tougher than anticipated. To save you from wasting too much time picking the best rugged case for your S10, we’ve curated a list of the absolute best rugged cases for the device.


Given below are the best-rugged cases currently available for the Galaxy S10.

Samsung Rugged Protective Cover

Let’s begin the list by showcasing this cool stylish rugged case from Samsung itself. The case is tested using U.S MIL-STD-810G METHOD 516.6 procedure which means the case is pretty durable and should protect your device from accidental drops.

Apart from being durable, the case has a pretty unique design and features two built-in kickstands for an optimal hands-free viewing experience. As expected, the case fits the Galaxy S10 perfectly.

Buy on Amazon: $34.99 | Buy on Samsung: $34.99

Mous Origins Case

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If you’re looking for the best minimal and premium rugged case for the Galaxy S10, then look no further than the Origins case from Mous. The case offers excellent drop protection since the AiroShock technology helps in absorbing the impact of a drop.

More importantly, Mous’s rugged case does not add too much bulk to the sleek Galaxy S10. The case is compatible with wireless charging and PowerShare on the Galaxy S10.

Buy on Mous: $49.99

SUPCASE Unicorn Beetle Pro Series

If you’re looking for a case that offers the best overall protection for the Galaxy S10, then look no further than this case from SUPCASE. The case is way more affordable than most other cases on the list yet offers the best protection and is drop tested from a remarkable 20 feet.

The case also features a built-in kickstand as well as a detachable rotating holster. The case fits the Galaxy S10 precisely and can be installed or removed easily. The ports and buttons on the device are easily accessible as well.

Buy on Amazon: $19.99 | Buy on SUPCASE: $28.00

UAG Monarch Case

This premium and ultra-durable case from Urban Armor Gear is one of a kind. The case is stylish and is made with premium materials such as top grain leather and metal hardware. The case meets the military drop-test standards (MIL-STD 810G 516.6) two times over.

The tactile button covers on the case offer an ultra-responsive usage experience, unlike some other cases which make button presses a bit difficult. UAG’s case is also compatible with wireless charging and would protect your Galaxy S10 from accidental drops and everyday bumps.

Buy on Amazon: $59.95 | Buy on UAG: $59.95

Spigen Rugged Armor Case

If you’re looking for a basic and affordable for your Galaxy S10, then this case from Spigen is the one to go for. The case offers great protection from accidental drops and everyday bumps. The case’s corners are packed with Air Cushion Technology which helps absorb most of the impact from a drop.

Sipgen’s Rugged Armor case also is compatible with wireless charging and PowerShare. All buttons and ports are easily accessible as well and the case fits the S10 precisely. This is also one of the slimmest rugged cases for the Galaxy S10 currently available.

Buy on Amazon: $11.99 | Buy on Spigen: $24.99


The OtterBox DEFENDER SERIES case is built like a tank and offers excellent protection for the Galaxy S10. The case is made with a solid inner shell and a soft outer cover which helps to absorb any impact in case of an accidental drop.

OtterBox’s DEFENDER SERIES case also is compatible with wireless charging and has a non-slip grip surface which prevents the phone from slipping out of your hands or on a flat surface. The case also comes with a belt-clip holster that doubles as a kickstand.

Buy on Amazon: $59.99 | Buy on OtterBox: $49.95

RhinoShield SolidSuit Carbon finish

This ultra-durable and premium feeling case from RhinoShield offers great drop protection and can protect your device from drops as high as 11 feet.

The case fits the Galaxy S10 precisely and all buttons and ports are easily accessible. The case is also pretty minimal and does not add much bulk to the device.

Buy on Amazon: $34.99

ArmadilloTek Military Grade Case

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This military-grade full-body rugged case from ArmadilloTek offers a sleek design that makes it compatible with Samsung’s wireless charger. The case provides heavy-duty protection and protects the device under all conditions except an intense war scenario.

The case comes equipped with a kickstand that makes it convenient to watch anything on your phone without stressing your hands.

Buy on Amazon: $20.98

Crave heavy-duty protection case
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This rugged case from Crave is choosable for its lightweight and slim case design that doesn’t fail to protect your phone even under adverse circumstances. As it offers protection from shocks and scratches for a lifetime.

What’s more? This hugged case is wireless charging compatible as well. So you wouldn’t have to worry about using your Samsung wireless charger. Just put this cover on your Galaxy S10 and keep it safe without adding extra bulk to it.

Buy on Amazon: $11.99

FITFORT Rugged Case

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Keep your Galaxy S10 protected from accidental falls, dust, and dirt with the FITFORT Rugged Case throughout its lifetime. Though it is a rugged case, it still provides a sleek and bulk-free feel when you mount it on your device.

Being specially designed for S10, this rugged case is compatible with wireless charging and keeps you on the safer side with one year warranty.

Buy on Amazon: $13.99


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