The Galaxy S22 line is one of Samsung’s best-selling this year. If you buy the new Galaxy S22, you will have three different sizes available. So, the case you will end up buying will depend on which model you choose. For example, the leading Galaxythe smartphone has a 6.8-inch screen and is the strongest model. I think the best case for a smartphone of that size is the one with an integrated stand, so you can pick it up from time to time.
The same could be said for less(with a 6.6-inch screen), which we like to call the middle child in the S22 line, as well as the standard (6.1 inches), which is the most compact of the three. But everyone has their own opinion on what features make the best Samsung case – and the best case for a smartphone in general – and it comes down to everyone’s unique needs. That’s why my choices come in a variety of styles, from transparent to opaque, from thinner models to firmer armor cases to wallet cases.
Note that some of the recommendations for these Galaxy S22 series cases are based on my experience of using almost identical models with previous Galaxy smartphones, as well as. The best Samsung case options are listed below at the starting price for the line, where multiple smartphone cases are shown. Make sure you buy a case that matches the specific model of your S22. The same goes for tempered glass for extra protection – match the size to the specific model of your S22, whether it’s Ultra, Plus or standard.
I regularly update this best Samsung case collection with new selections as there are more and more candidates.
Leading case manufacturer Speck brings a selection of protective case options for the Galaxy S22, including (from left to right in the image above) Presidio Perfect-Clear Ombre, Presidio2 Grip and Presidio Perfect-Clear.
All new models have very good fall protection (13 to 16 feet, depending on the model) as well as Speck’s Microban antimicrobial coating. Cases start at $ 40 in a variety of colors. Sometimes Speck offers discounts to first customers on its site.
British case manufacturer Gear4, now owned by Zagg, is making boxes that are there with OtterBox and Speck. They are all lined with D3O shock-absorbing material and have beveled edges to protect your phone. Here from left to right are Copenhagen (13-foot fall protection), Denali (16-foot fall protection), Milan (13-foot fall protection) and Crystal Palace (13-foot fall protection). Everyone uses recycled plastic in their construction, but Copenhagen, made of 52% plant material, is technically the most environmentally friendly.
Prices range from $ 30 to $ 50 for the top-of-the-line Denali, and that’s the Gear4 case I probably like the most.
If you’re looking for a cheap clear case for your new Galaxy S22, the Spigen Ultra Hybrid is good value for around $ 15-18, depending on the version you get. I like the Ultra Hybrid S (second from left in the photo), which has an integrated stand. The Neo Hybrid, far right, is a pretty basic case, while the Cryo Armor (second from the right) is a three-layer “toy” $ 22 case designed to “absorb and dissipate heat from your phone during hours of gaming”.
No drop rating is given for these Samsung phone cases, but most Spigen cases, except for the thinnest models, offer reasonable protection. If you want a solid case with decent protection, get one of its Armor models.
Keep in mind that many of these cheaper transparent cases have a habit of yellowing and degrading over time, which makes them less transparent. But they are cheap enough that you probably won’t mind paying for a replacement if and when it happens.
The company’s Defender series super protective mask is available for all Galaxy S22 models, but most people want something less bulky. I like the Symmetry series cases – they are thin with beveled edges, which makes them a good mix of elegant and protective. In addition, I prefer the Commuter series, which has more protection, thanks to the holders on the back and side, as well as the raised edges on the front, which should help protect your screen. The raised frame serves as a screen protector to keep your screen scratch-free, and the camera module has the same treatment.
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Rockform has been producing solid cases for smartphones for years, and in addition to their durability, their key feature is the ability to be used with a variety of carriers – including bike, car and motorcycle carriers – sold separately.
Rockform cases have removable magnets and are compatible with wireless charging if you remove the included center magnet. “With the lower magnet still intact, you can still charge wirelessly using the magnetic carrier and all of our carriers,” says Rockform.
Available in black, burgundy and light gray, Samsung’s leather case offers a pleasant touch with decent edge protection in a thin package. Unfortunately, there is no stand, but if you are looking for a clean, elegantly designed case, this Samsung-branded case suits your bill. It also offers decent protection for the camera lens on the back. I personally love burgundy.
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For the Galaxy S22, Mous from the UK brings its Limitless 3.0 case ($ 60) to the Galaxy S22. It comes in several different eye-catching styles, all coated with AiroShock material which the company says provides excellent protection in a slim design. They seem to be durable and all include a lifetime warranty.
Mousses Limitless 3.0 cases are compatible with the company’s Limitless 3.0 accessories. This includes a wallet that magnetically sticks to the back of the phone case and several brackets, one of which is a ventilation bracket for your car.
It is also worth noting that the Limitless 3.0 cases are the only ones I have seen have a SIM card storage slot on the inside of the smartphone case for international travelers who have a habit of replacing the SIM card.
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Cyrill is a subbrand of Spigen and like Spigen, its suitcases generally sell for less than $ 20. The Cyrill doesn’t have exactly the same choice for the Galaxy S22 as the iPhone 13, but it has some protective transparent cases with a floral design (pictured right), as well as a Brick Matte Finish case (blue and red cases in the photo), which has a soft touch finish. . It has a raised frame on the back that provides extra protection for the camera lenses. The corners of the housing also have a raised edge.
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When you have a phone with a large screen, it may be a good idea to get extra screen protection with a foil that also has slots for several credit cards. Otterbox’s folio case, the Strada, is beautifully designed with a magnetic clasp. Its only drawback is that it does not turn into a video stand. For now, it is only available in black.
Otterbox also produces Strada Via folio, but I prefer this model.
Especially with the two larger Galaxy S22 models, I think the integrated stand is a good feature, and the ESR foot housing is about as affordable as you can get for around $ 20. It should drop to $ 15 over time.
Available in several color options, the Raptic’s Shield case costs less than competing premium suitcases from Speck and OtterBox and is generally a pretty good value. It has 10-foot fall protection as well as antimicrobial treatment.
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Lifeproof’s Wake case is made from recycled ocean plastic. It is attractively designed, but I would not call it super strong – it is not closed at the bottom and has protection against falling by 6 feet. (Note that some suitcases on this list have higher fall protection ratings.) Lifeproof is offering a $ 15 discount on your first order on its website.
Samsung’s transparent stand cover is nothing fancy, but it is a protective transparent case that has an integrated stand. You can lift your phone horizontally or vertically using the stand, which looks solid (larger than Spiegen’s integrated stand). Unfortunately, it is not in stock at the moment, but we hope that it will be delivered soon.