Seidio Active Samsung Galaxy S4 case hands-on

Seidio Active Samsung Galaxy S4 case hands-on
Looking for that all-in-one case solution for your brand spanking new Samsung Galaxy S4? One that features a handy holster to keep you prized possession attached to you, and a kickstand for a hand-free video watching experience? Well, you only need to look at the Seidio Active case for the Samsung Galaxy S4, as it includes those two specific features.

Honestly, not much has changed in terms of design with this year’s new model, seeing that follows in tradition to the design aesthetics of last year’s version for the Galaxy S III. When it comes down to it, the Active case doesn’t try to win points in the stylish department – even more when its intentions are all about protecting the device. Just like before, it’s comprised out of two components that do a decent job of providing some cushion and protection. Specifically, it’s a shock absorbing inner rubbery case that’s outfitted with a tougher plastic exoskeleton frame.

Yes, all the ports and buttons are accessible, but the display is left exposed to the elements. Therefore, if you drop it from an extensive height, it would more than likely incur some serious damage. On the opposite end, though, the Seidio Active case soundly saves the handset from minor falls and bruises. And did we mention that its metal kickstand is useful for those occasions when you simply want to sit back and watch a video? Finally, the included holster should no doubt please those who are meticulous about having the smartphone attached to them at all times.

Sporting a price point of $34.95 online, the Seidio Active Samsung Galaxy S4 case will attract those with a certain preference – and in this case, it’s having a kickstand and holster. Sure, it’s a little bit up there compared to some other protective cases, but it’s not often you’ll find one with a kickstand in tow.

source: Seidio

Related phones

Galaxy S4
  • Display 5.0" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 13 MP / 2 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 600, Quad-core, 1900 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 2600 mAh(17h 3G talk time)



1. McLTE

Posts: 922; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

Dude.. what's wrong with your thumb? I see these reviews and I see the way you hide your thumb.. and no matter what item is being reviewed, all I can take away from it is, damn that dude must have a screwed up thumb to hide it all the time!

2. Droid_X_Doug

Posts: 5993; Member since: Dec 22, 2010

Frankly, it looks a bit on the Clunky side. Kind of like an Otterbox Defender. :-(


Posts: 3131; Member since: Jan 12, 2010

I had one of their cases when I had the SGS3 and I loved it. Having the kickstand was awesome and the amount of protection on the back and front were excellent. Having the corners and sides of the front completely covered is key if you drop the phone on it's display to ensure it is protected.

4. fsahin

Posts: 46; Member since: Mar 17, 2012

There are lots of beautiful cases for Samsung plastic lovers ;)

5. Android4u

Posts: 456; Member since: Aug 16, 2012

What about cases for the HTC one ? Or experia? Or LG? Oh yeah lol phonearea knows how ugly the gs4 is so they try to ignore this fact by posting all these reviews for gs4 cases lol phonearea is biased and unfair !!! Who thinks I'll be going on a little vacation?

6. Joshing4fun

Posts: 1249; Member since: Aug 13, 2010

Umm... You think they're doing this out of the goodness of their hearts? No. They're being paid to review these cases for us so we will buy them. Manufacturers are SamFanBoys because they sell. Not Phone arena.

7. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

Very nice one.

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