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Top 5 Best Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini Cases

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Looking for a case to protect your new Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini? Here are five options that won’t break the bank.


1. Hyperion Explorer Samsung S5 Mini Case

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Sure, you could go with Hyperion’s slightly cheaper Honeycomb case, but the Explorer case is a bit more rugged. Boasting a two-layer construction and an extended warranty, this is a cheap case that has quite a bit of substance to it.

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Pros:

  • Available in eight different colors
  • Two-year warranty
  • Rugged construction
  • Easy to install
  • Added cushioning at corners protects phone from drops

  • Cons:

  • Multiple color options, but all are paired with black
  • Does not add any additional waterproofing
  • Some users may prefer a case that comes from a different brand
  • Texture of case is great for gripping, but may be hard to extract from tight pockets
  • No dust covers for ports

  • 2. Terrapin Galaxy S5 Mini Case

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    (Terrapin)

    If you want a case that’s easy to install and makes a bold statement, the bright colors of these Terrapin cases are worth a gander. The case is made from hard plastic that’s been treated to be a bit more easy to grip. It’s the perfect case for someone who wants a no-frills S5 Mini case.

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    Pros:

  • Available in some fun, bright colors
  • Slim design
  • Solid plastic design
  • Inexpensive
  • Custom cutouts

  • Cons:

  • Only available in four colors
  • No dustcover for ports
  • Case could be more grippable (a must for people who use their phones while exercising)
  • Does not add any additional water or dust protection
  • Offers no card/key/cash storage area

  • 3. HOTCOOL Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini Wallet Case

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    (HOTCOOL)

    If you’re looking for a S5 Mini case that has some class and polish, this elegant case from HOTCOOL fits the bill. Available in a wide array of colors, the case offers a hidden kickstand. This case covers the screen of your phone entirely, giving you better peace of mind. This case will appeal to business types and fashionistas alike.

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    Pros:

  • Available in 11 different colors
  • Protects screen
  • Makes a statement
  • Made with soft premium leather
  • Holds cash or cards

  • Cons:

  • Some people dislike magnetic closure
  • Lifetime warranty only covers manufacturer defects
  • A bit more expensive than some other S5 Mini cases
  • May stain from water or skin oils over time
  • Won’t fit other phone models in the event you get a new phone

  • 4. Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini Case From Shocksock

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    (Shocksock)

    If you’re looking for a case to use on your S5 Mini while running, hitting the gym, or just running around town doing errands, this Shocksock case keeps your phone secure (and your hands free.) Comfortable and adjustable, this gym-friendly case will have special appeal to runners and cyclists. The only downside of this style of phone case is the smell: as with all fitness apparel, it can get a bit funky after extended periods of wear. Make sure to clean it regularly, and you’ll likely enjoy this S5 Mini accessory.

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    Pros:

  • Relatively inexpensive
  • Great for exercising
  • Also good for days when you are running errands and need to keep your hands free
  • Comfortable and easy to adjust
  • Has reflective material

  • Cons:

  • May not fit all arms
  • Some users report smell of sweat can linger, even after machine washing
  • Only comes in black
  • May be hard to access some controls, or use on-screen controls for some apps
  • May slip down on your arm during certain types of vigorous exercise

  • 5. E LV Case for Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini

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    (E LV)

    This handy case for the Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini has a lot of advantages. It has storage areas for cards or cash, and also ships with a stylus. Additionally, the case acts as a stand, making it easy to prop up your phone while you watch a video or podcast. For people who want to ditch their wallet and carry their cash and ID right in their phone case, this is a wallet case that will fit the bill.

    Buy it here.


    Pros:

  • Faux leather gives premium look without animal cruelty
  • Relatively inexpensive
  • Full access to ports and controls
  • Allows charging without removing the case
  • Tons of storage space

  • Cons:

  • Some fake leather can crack or peel over time
  • Still may not have enough storage for some tastes
  • Few color options
  • Design may be too feminine for some
  • Somewhat bulky

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