Defend that curved screen: VRS Design introduces a wide variety of cases for the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+

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VRS Design is a case and accessory maker with a line of really smart phone cases, ranging from slim and discreet to bulky and uber-protective. The company has a history of being ready for new handset announcements with cases fresh out of the production line and up for shipping. Naturally, with a hot upcoming handset like the Galaxy S8 and its Plus counterpart, VRS Design is, again, prepared to protect your expensive new purchase from day one.

So, the company has outed a dozen of case models for various needs and tastes — from slim to stylish, to credit card holders, to armored. Here's a closer look at all of them:

Slim Cases

In this category, we have two models — the Single Fit and the Crystal Mixx. Single Fit is the simplest case here — a solid piece of TPU, molded to cover the phone snug and keep its corners safe if a bump should occur. A lip around the camera keeps the lens safe, too.

The Crystal Mixx series has a completely transparent back that showcases the beautiful, shiny phone underneath, and a reinforced TPU frame to keep its corners safe.

Single FitCrystal Mixx
Galaxy S8Galaxy S8+Galaxy S8Galaxy S8+
Price: $19.99Price: $24.99

Leather Cases

VRS Design loves its stylish cases and the leather-clad models are always a part of its lineup. In this category, we have three models, starting from the minimalistic, but good-looking Simpli Mod and going up to the gorgeous, wallet-like Diary.

So, the Simpli Mod has a faux leather back with an accented stitch running down its center, and a plastic frame to protect the phone. There are openings for all the buttons, so you get to feel your phone's hardware. The Layered Dandy model is a wallet-type case made with faux leather, wrapped around a plastic phone holder. Lastly, the Genuine Leather Diary series is also a wallet, but it's made of genuine leather — it's soft, classy, and clean in appearance. We also have a spin-off, called the Genuine Leather Croc Diary, with a patterned finish on top. All wallet cases have three card slots and a cash pocket in the flap.

Simpli ModLayered DandyGenuine Leather DiaryLeather Croc Diary
Galaxy S8Galaxy S8+Galaxy S8Galaxy S8+Galaxy S8Galaxy S8+Galaxy S8Galaxy S8+
Price: $24.99Price: $34.99Price: $69.99Price: $69.99

Card Storage

A play on the wallet concept, card-holding cases are bulky protectors, which make use of their space by letting you store cards (credit card size) in a trunk-like compartment. VRS Design has two such models.

The Damda Folder and Damda Glide share the same basics — a TPU body that also has a polycarbonate shell over its back. The latter has a flap, which opens to reveal a compartment that can hold 2 (Glide series) or 4 (Folder series) cards.

Damda FolderDamda Glide
Galaxy S8Galaxy S8+Galaxy S8Galaxy S8+
Price: $39.99Price: $39.99

Protective Cases

Time to go into the highly-protective models. VRS Design is ready to defend your Galaxy S8 or S8+ from unfortunate drops with 4 different variants to choose from. The High Pro Shield series has a TPU back with a polycarbonate bumper, which can come in one of 3 colors. The Crystal Bumper is much the same, only its back is fully transparent. Next is the Thor series, which is thicker, due to being a mix between a TPU body and a polycarbonate shell that covers its entire back. Lastly, we have the extra-sturdy Terra Guard, with reinforced corners and military looks. The last one is only available for the regular Galaxy S8, though.

High Pro ShieldCrystal BumperThorTerra Guard
Galaxy S8Galaxy S8+Galaxy S8Galaxy S8+Galaxy S8Galaxy S8+Galaxy S8
Price: $29.99Price: $29.99Price: $27.99Price: $34.99

Related phones

Galaxy S8
  • Display 5.8" 1440 x 2960 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 8 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 835, Octa-core, 2350 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3000 mAh(30h talk time)
Galaxy S8+
  • Display 6.2" 1440 x 2960 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 8 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 835, Octa-core, 2450 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3500 mAh(24h 3G talk time)



1. mastachaz

Posts: 52; Member since: Feb 19, 2016

again no working tempered glass?

2. Derekjeter

Posts: 1552; Member since: Oct 27, 2011

Shouldn't the tittle be " Protect that curved screen"?

3. Zack_2014

Posts: 677; Member since: Mar 25, 2014

Card storage for what when Samsung Pay works.

8. Cat97

Posts: 1972; Member since: Mar 02, 2017

For when your shop dpes not accept it or your battery is dead.

4. Amir123a

Posts: 126; Member since: Aug 27, 2016

Its nice and all but... R.I.P screen protectors?

5. Landon

Posts: 1247; Member since: May 07, 2015

I have the High Pro Shield for my Note 5. VRS Design makes some awesome, affordable cases.

6. KingSam

Posts: 1496; Member since: Mar 13, 2016

Iphone case support is simply unrivaled. SMH

7. twalsh3

Posts: 6; Member since: Mar 15, 2010

There will still be glass screen protectors for the s8 series and rumor has it they will be alot better than what was out for the s8 edge. Won't ruin the touch sensitivity like before.

10. Zack_2014

Posts: 677; Member since: Mar 25, 2014

you mean s7 edge*

9. Cat97

Posts: 1972; Member since: Mar 02, 2017

What I do hope for is an official tempered glass screen protector. Cases are useless if the screen is not protected properly.

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