Your smartphone is an extension of your personality, which explains why so many people want a smartphone case that looks cool. Sure, it’s important that a phone case protects your new phone, but many people also crave a phone that will get them lots of compliments. Whether you’re looking for a metallic case, a wallet case, a rugged case, or a unique leather case, there’s something on this list of cool cases that will appeal to you. Read on to see some cool cases for the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge. Some cases styles featured below are available for both phones, while others are only available for one model. Read on to see our top picks.
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1. Verus 2Link Samsung Galaxy S6 & S6 Edge Cases
If you prefer your cases on the slim side, this slender case is a nice option. It’s both lightweight and fairly rugged, thanks to an inner case pattern that is designed to absorb and disperse shock. It also has a soft-touch coating.
Verus provided a sample of this case so we could go hands-on. It feels nice in the hand, and has ample cutouts for accessing your controls. This case has a two-piece design: you can remove the bottom portion of the case, and leave the main part of the case in place. The two-piece design is also nice for people who have had bad experiences trying to wrench a too-tight, one-piece case off a smartphone. This case is available in six colors: gold, emerald green, pink, blue, black, and mint.
Price: $16.99 (58 percent off MSRP)
2. Speck Products CandyShell Inked Case for Samsung Galaxy S6
Speck’s CandyShell Inked line offers the same great protection as their other CandyShell cases, but with interesting designs and patterns. These attention-grabbing cases are available in a variety of styles, but all of these Inked cases have protective button covers and a scratch-resistant, hard coating to keep the colors looking vibrant over time. More than just a pretty face, these cases are designed to meet military drop test standards.
3. Zenus Metallic Diary Case for S6/S6 Edge
This metallic case is a great choice for people who love eye-popping colors. There’s an interior pocket on the inner flap, which gives you room for one ID card or one credit card. The case looks metallic, but is actually made from a combination of synthetic leather, cotton suede, and thermoplastic polyurethane. The case protects both the front and rear of your device, but still gives you easy access to your camera, headphone jack, and charging port. This metallic case is available in gold, silver, bronze, violet, and navy.
4. Tridea Power Guard Crocodile Black Samsung Galaxy S6 Case
This faux leather case has a crocodile pattern that looks way cooler than “plain” leather. The black crocodile style of this case is arguably the coolest, but many other color options and patterns are also available. Button covers protect your device, while the super-slim fit of this case avoids adding too much bulk to the gorgeous lines of your new phone.
Price: $9.99 (47 percent off MSRP)
5. Case-Mate Tough Air Case for Samsung Galaxy S6
Clear cases are great for people who like to show off the logo, color, or exquisite lines of their phone. However, many clear cases are quite thin, and they don’t provide outstanding protection. The Tough Air case from Case-Mate is a clear case that offers impressive protection. The case has a unique 3D pattern that creates air channels. These channels absorb and disperse shocks on impact. Even the button covers are tough, with metal button accents giving this case some added coolness.
Price: $19.79 (34 percent off MSRP)
6. Caseology Envoy Series Samsung Galaxy S6 Case
This carbon fiber-inspired case is made from TPU, with a raised front lip to protect your screen. There’s also a lifted camera bezel to protect your camera, along with button covers that are designed to be easy to depress. The carbon fiber-style case is available in both black and white.
7. Ghostek Armadillo Samsung Galaxy S6 & S6 Edge Case
Looking for a cool case with a built-in kickstand? This rugged case from Ghostek combines a hard poly-carb outer shell with a softer inner frame and bumper. The case is covered under a lifetime warranty. In addition to the rugged case itself, you’ll also get a tempered glass screen protector, to better defend your new S6 or S6 Edge from damage. If you like bold, industrial lines, this cool S6 case will be right up your alley.
Price: $3.95 and up, depending on style selected (87 percent off MSRP)
8. OtterBox SYMMETRY SERIES Samsung Galaxy S6 Case
The OtterBox Symmetry series of S6 cases features both patterned and plain cases. These cases have a sleek texture, which makes them easy to remove your phone quickly from even the tightest of pockets.
Dual material construction makes the case sturdy and durable, while a raised edge keeps your screen from getting scratched up when you place it face-down on a desk. While this case is somewhat expensive, it comes from a reliable brand, and it will give you great peace of mind. Plus, there are lots of cool patterns, colors, and finishes to choose from.
9. Women’s Quilted Clutch Carry Case for Samsung Galaxy S6 / S6 Edge
For women who prefer to leave their phone “naked”, but still want some level of protection, a purse-style wallet case is a good choice. Your phone is protected when it’s inside the purse, but you can still enjoy the clean, pure lines of this device when its in your hand.
This model is available in yellow, white, purple, and turquoise, and each purse comes with a matching set of earbuds. This case fits the S6 and S6 Edge, as well as the Note 4 and Note Edge. There’s additional room in other pockets to stash microfiber cleaning cloths, cash, or your ID.
Price: $14.95 (50 percent off MSRP)
10. Wetherby DesignSkin CANVAS S6 Case
Sometimes, the coolest cases are the ones made from unexpected materials. This line of cases is made from interesting materials like denim and leather. Available in “blue jean”, grey camo, and golden canvas with brown leather, these cases are definitely eye-catching. Each case is made by hand, giving them a more premium feel. If a folio-style wallet case is more your style, Wetherby also offers a wallet case in all the same colors and fabrics as this slim case.
Price: $39.99 (13 percent off MSRP)