Samsung Galaxy S8 cases, eh? Kind of necessary, right? All that beautiful glass and metal, with not a button in sight, exposed to all those potential hard surfaces without protection doesn't even bear thinking about. One slip and, whoops, there goes the screen on your new £700 smartphone.
No, you NEED a case for the Samsung Galaxy S8 and here, because we're T3, we've started to roundup the best Samsung Galaxy S8 cases for the flagship new Android smartphone. We've got Samsung Galaxy S8 cases for every budget too, so even if you've got south of a tenner to spend, you'll still find a case that can protect your sweet new phone.
So if you want a top Samsung Galaxy S8 case read on for some great recommendations.
Best Samsung Galaxy S8 cases
Carved GS8 Phone Cases
If you like wood as a material and want something unique to you then you'll no doubt like Carved's range of Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus cases, which come in three different varieties. The GS8 Plus Satellite range are made from live-edge blocks, allowing customers to get the exact swatch they want, while the GS8 Turtle (pictured above) is made from two different wood species and two different types of sea shell, and the GS8 Teton is made from ebony, walnut and maple. Lovely, hand made cases that are literally one of a kind.
Price: $24.00 - $59.00 depending on model | Buy Carved GS8 Phone Case
Samsung Galaxy S8 'Crystal Mixx' by VRS Design
Next up in this best Samsung Galaxy S8 case roundup is the 'Crystal Mixx' by VRS Design, which offers a budget-friendly option for those looking to protect their Samsung Galaxy S8. The case is a transparent bumper affair with raised edges - perfect for keeping that gorgeous screen elevated off a surface when placed face down - and a shatterproof polycarbonate build. Tight port cutouts, TPU button covers and a price that rings in cheaper than pint in some parts of London complete the package.
Price: £5.99 | Buy Samsung Galaxy S8 'Crystal Mixx' by VRS Design
Scottii Luxurii Gem for Samsung Galaxy S8
If you want something a little flashier to show off your Samsung Galaxy S8 then the Scottii Luxurii Gem could be right down your street. Despite rocking a solid dual-layer polycarbonate and TPU build, the Luxurii Gem features a glamorous glitter, non-slip design, as well as a bundled tempered glass screen protector. Throw in excellent button and port access, as well as multiple colour schemes including silver and gold to choose from, and you've got an attractive Samsung Galaxy S8 case at an even more attractive price point.
Price: £20.98 | Buy Scottii Luxurii Gem for Samsung Galaxy S8
Scottii Tactical Titan for Samsung Galaxy S8
Scotti squeeze another case in to this best Samsung Galaxy S8 case roundup with its Tactical Titan, which is obviously gunning for Olixar's impressive and long-running ArmourDillo range of cases. The Tactical Titan delivers a similar heavy duty aesthetic and build, with a dual-layer construction partnered with impact cushions and a tempered glass screen protector. You also get a slip-resistant pattern on the case's rugged exterior, as well as the mandatory excellent port and button access.
Price: £20.97 | Buy Scottii Tactical Titan for Samsung Galaxy S8
Obliq K3 Wallet for Samsung Galaxy S8
Oblik introduces an old fashioned aesthetic to this Samsung Galaxy S8 cases roundup with its stylish K3 Wallet. The K3 Wallet sports an Italian leather, flip cover design (which covers the back and front of the phone), a two-tone pattern for a super stylish aesthetic and, neatly, a rear-mounted card slot for stashing a credit card or RFID travel pass. Precision calibrated cutouts ensure that all ports and buttons are accessible too, while - somehow - the price rings in at under £10.
Price: £9.99 | Buy Obliq K3 Wallet for Samsung Galaxy S8
Obliq Skyline Advance for Samsung Galaxy S8
So far the cases we've featured have been quite heavy duty in terms of protection, however, for those looking for something more minimalist then you should check out the Obliq Skyline Advance for Samsung Galaxy S8. This case, despite packing fortified TPU corners with AirSpring Technology, the latter helping to absorb shocks during drops, boasts a slim profile and minimalist, soft touch, matte finish. There's no fancy features like a kick stand or card slot, however, the Skyline Advance is well built, light and city-slicker stylish.
Price: £8.99 | Buy Obliq Skyline Advance for Samsung Galaxy S8
Dux Ducis Skin Pro for Samsung Galaxy S8
Dux Ducis delivers a hell of a case for the price with the Skin Pro for Samsung Galaxy S8. Despite the case only being built with synthetic leather, the Skin Pro offers a stylish flip cover design and handsome feature set, with a magnetic closing mechanism, TPU carrier, credit card holder and built in kickstand. You can also choose from four different colour schemes including deep blue, golden, gray and rose golden. Lifetime warranty thrown in as well for just £5.49? Yes, yes it is.
Price: £5.49 | Buy Dux Ducis Skin Pro for Samsung Galaxy S8
Olixar Genuine Leather Samsung Galaxy S8 Executive Wallet Case
Olixar crash into T3's best Samsung Galaxy S8 cases roundup with this slimline and sleek case that offers a genuine soft grain leather build with tight stitched finish. Indeed, the Executive Wallet Case, while sporting a minimalist aesthetic, is incredibly ergonomic thanks to its low weight and thin profile, and also manages to cram in a magnetic smart stand function, as well as slots for cards, cash and documents. An executive wallet for executives and, you know, people who like nice smartphone cases.
Olixar ArmourDillo Samsung Galaxy S8 Protective Case
We mentioned Olixar's ArmourDillo range of smartphone cases earlier on in this roundup and, naturally, we've included its Samsung Galaxy S8 variety here too due to its excellent damage preventing capabilities. One of the toughest cases on the market, this ArmourDillo offers a two-layer, impact-resistant polycarbonate exoskeleton, textured grip finish portable flip-out stand for media consumption and raised cutouts for screen and cameras. With a price point of not far over a tenner too, this case is both super tough and super affordable.
Price: £12.99 | Buy Olixar ArmourDillo Samsung Galaxy S8 Protective Case
UAG Pathfinder Samsung Galaxy S8 Rugged Case
Old favourite UAG are back with the Samsung Galaxy S8, offering a heavy duty and premium smartphone case in the form of the Pathfinder, a piece of protection that has few equals right now. That's because the Pathfinder case boasts a super robust composite design that, aside from packing an impact resistant core, hard exoskeleton and anti-slip rubberised pads, also comes rocking a military-grade MIL STD 810G 516.6 drop certification. That accreditation means that the case is more than ready to deal with any potential drop that comes about from everyday use. It is quite dear in terms of price, however, asides from that its pretty much perfect if you're into the aesthetic.
Price: £34.99 | Buy UAG Pathfinder Samsung Galaxy S8 Rugged Case
Ghostek Atomic 3 for Samsung Galaxy S8
And, rounding off T3's best Samsung Galaxy S8 case roundup is the expensive yet unique Ghostek Atomic 3. It's rather unique as this case features an aluminium alloy bumper (premium!), waterproof-capable protection up to one metre for up to 30 minutes (woof!), and a heavy duty scratch-resistant touch sensitive screen guard that is Touch ID compatible (yowzers!). The Atomic 3 also comes with a Ghostek lifetime warranty. The only downside is that the only colour option is red.
Price: £48.46 | Buy Ghostek Atomic 3 Samsung Galaxy S8