7 fine Samsung Galaxy Note 7 cases to protect your expensive brand-new phablet


With the new Galaxy Note 7 out and about, some of you are probably jumping the gun and pre-ordering as soon as the phone becomes available – which is tomorrow, August 3, by the way! On your way to procuring Samsung's seemingly best phablet yet, it might be an excellent idea to grab a case. Although the Note 7 is covered head to toe in tough Gorilla Glass, the material isn't strong enough to withstand a good, heartfelt meet-up with a slab of concrete. It's also inevitably going to scratch with the usual wear and tear if you handle your phone natural, like Samsung made it.

Should you listen to the voice of reason and dress-up your expensive high-end phablet in a case, feel free to check out these seven suggestions for products by reputable manufacturers. There's a good variety among these and they should cover every need. Most of them will also arrive just in time to go together with your brand new Galaxy Note 7.

Caseology Envoy Series Premium PU Leather Cover

The case has the classic appeal of leather looks and has a soft coated bumper that's pleasing to the touch. For protection, a TPU sleeve wrapped in artificial leather and durable polycarbonate bumper take care of keeping the Galaxy Note 7 safe.

Spigen Tough Armor Galaxy Note 7 Case

Bearing Military Standard 810G 516.6 protection against impact damage, Spigen's Tough Armor case features Air Cushion Technology and dual-layered protection. It boasts defined and responsive buttons with large cutouts to fit most cables. It also has beveled and lifted lips for protecting the camera and screen against surface scratches.

VRS Design Genuine Whole Leather Wallet Case

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The Native Diary is a genuine leather (20% PU) wallet case with 3 card slots and a money sleeve. It fully covers the front as the hard body protects the edges of the device. The case boasts a low profile without compromising protection, and the precise cutouts give full access to ports and side control buttons.

Supcase Easy Fit Sport Armband

This sporty silicone skin case keeps your device in place during a workouts. It has an easy-fit, adjustable Velcro Armband that fits various arm sizes (9"-21"). It provides access to all ports and controls, remaining easy to connect to headphones and access phone features. The armband is also hand-washable.

Obliq Naked Shield Galaxy Note 7 Case

The Crystal Clear case has precisely calibrated cut-outs to stay compatible with most third-party jacks and ports. The ultra-thin case features Air Spring and Shock Absorption Technology. It's designed in the USA and manufactured in Korea.

Damda Glide for Galaxy Note 7

The Damda Glide case combines an armor-like build with a sliding compartment for credit cards or other small belongings. Simply push the slider to open and close it for access to the compartment.

Galaxy Note 7 High Pro Shield Case

The shock-resistant High Pro Shield features a brushed metal back design and boasts Military Grade Certified Drop Protection. If a serious degree of protection is what you're after, but you can't stand the bulk of an Otterbox, this one might be your best bet.

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