Top 5 Best Samsung Galaxy S5 Wallet Phone Cases

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Some people want their Samsung Galaxy S5 case to house both their smartphone and their credit cards. These wallet phone case options fit the bill nicely for Galaxy S5 owners. Ditch that extra wallet and streamline your experience with these phone cases.

1. Incipio Watson Wallet Folio Samsung Galaxy S5 Case

Incipio is a trusted manufacturer of cases for all kinds of smartphones, but this particular case model is especially noteworthy. If you own a Samsung Galaxy S5, the Incipio Watson wallet case is a great option because it’s basically two cases in one package, thanks to a detachable element.

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  • 2-in-1 design
  • Eco-friendly vegan leather front cover
  • Three card slots, ideal for carrying your ID and two additional cards
  • Flash-diffusing camera cutouts
  • Reasonably priced

  • Cons:
  • Three card slots may not be enough for some people
  • Snap-on and detachable design are somewhat too easy to remove accidentally
  • Limited drop and impact protection
  • While it comes in multiple colors, not all stores carry the full range of styles
  • Does not provide much in the way of waterproofing or dust-blocking

  • 2. Otterbox Commuter Series Wallet Phone Case for Samsung Galaxy S5

    Check out a review of the Otterbox Commuter series wallet case in the video above.

    Otterbox is another trusted name in the smartphone case marketplace, and the commuter wallet is ideal for quick access to your ID, transit pass, or debit card. Cards are secure inside the wallet slot, and won’t fall out even when the case is fully opened. This is a Samsung Galaxy S5 phone case you can feel secure about using.

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  • Available in multiple colors
  • Dual-layer construction
  • Great impact/drop protection
  • Wallet section closes with an audible click and a tactile sensation that’s easy to feel
  • Slides easily out of your pocket

  • Cons:
  • No separate area to store cash
  • Depending on thickness, wallet area holds just two or three cards
  • Locking mechanism becomes less secure and stiff over time
  • Lacks grippy texture, may slip in your sweaty hands if used during running or exercise
  • Screen protector becomes gummy over time, is hard to clean

  • 3. Fintie Samsung Galaxy S5 Wallet Case

    Get an up-close look at this wallet case in the video review above.

    Retailing for under $10, this S5 case could have easily made our list of Galaxy S5 cases under $30. The Fintie wallet case for the Samsung Galaxy S5 comes in a wide variety of bright colors, and has a great pebbled texture. It has a separate pocket for cash or notes, which leaves the card slots free for credit cards, ID badges, and other such items.

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  • Fully supports new Galaxy S5 Fingerprint Scanner and Heartbeat Sensor functions
  • Available in nearly a dozen colors
  • Non-scratch microfiber interior
  • Magnetic closure keeps the case closed tightly
  • Also works as a stand for viewing movies or doing video calls

  • Cons:
  • Only has two card slots
  • May be too bulky for some
  • Vegan leather may not be as durable as true leather
  • Some users have reported issues with the quality of stitching or leather-like material
  • A few users have stated that the magnetic closure could stand to be improved

  • 4. Spigen Samsung Galaxy S5 Wallet Phone Case

    Check out the video review above to get a closer look at this Spigen case.

    This Samsung Galaxy S5 wallet case from Spigen has ample storage and a slim profile. It’s flip folio design makes it easy to check your phone for notifications, or to quickly grab a card to pay for something. It is slender enough to fit easily in a briefcase or a purse.

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  • Tons of storage (three card slots and a cash pocket)
  • Made with vegan leather
  • Slim profile
  • Also acts as a viewing stand
  • Closure is magnetic, not snap, so it releases easily

  • Cons:
  • Only available in three (rather drab) colors
  • Faux leather can sometimes crack or peel over time
  • Designed in California, but constructed overseas
  • Limited stand viewing angles
  • Some users report that if all card slots have items in them, the case won’t close perfectly

  • 5. Beyond Cell Leather Wallet Phone Case for Samsung Galaxy S5

    See a close-up of the packaging and various colors that this wallet case comes in by watching the video above.

    Available in plenty of color combinations, there’s a variant of this Beyond Cell wallet case that will appeal to the most conservative of tastes, as well as more adventurous personalities. It’s a solid little case that is also quite inexpensive. Samsung Galaxy S5 owners will appreciate the versatility of this phone case.

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  • Three card slots and a separate pocket for cash
  • Protects phone from dirt and scratches better than a “traditional” case with no cover
  • Access to cameras and ports is not impeded by case design
  • Also acts as a stand
  • Case is vegan-friendly

  • Cons:
  • Case stitching and main material may have production quality issues
  • Pockets are quite tight
  • Case lacks grippable texture
  • Limited drop protection
  • Magnetic closure not as secure as velcro, ties, or snaps

  • Want more top picks for Samsung Galaxy S5 accessories? Check out our post rounding up the best chargers, car kits, and fitness accessories to use with your Galaxy S5.

    Considering getting someone an electronics gift? Check out our Gifts section for tons of great gift recommendations, or visit our ultimate guides to the best gifts for women and best gifts for men.

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