The best Samsung Galaxy S5 cases and covers

The best Samsung Galaxy S5 cases and covers
Case makers pulled the trigger on their Galaxy S5 produce before the phone was even announced, and kept on piling until most major brands could say they have S5 wrappings on offer.

Samsung also chipped in, with brand new S View covers, which we previewed while we were galloping around the MWC expo show floor. These were necessary not only on account of the larger dimensions, in comparison with last year's Galaxy S4, but also because of the embedded heart rate and fingerprint sensors. 

The extra features of the Galaxy S5 require additional case or cover openings, so let's preview what's currently on offer to wrap your precious flagship, when the delivery guy hits your doorsteps. There is durable protection, wireless charging, slim fits, folio stands, and even cases with payment card compartments, check them out below.

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Galaxy S5
  • Display 5.1" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 16 MP / 2.1 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 801, Quad-core, 2500 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 2800 mAh(21h 3G talk time)



1. Kishin

Posts: 706; Member since: May 30, 2013

The S5 is shining thanks to the 3rd party cases.

6. jaytai0106

Posts: 1888; Member since: Mar 30, 2011

I thought of the same thing, but you beat me to it :P

2. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

Number 8 looks good. I'm split between this one and OtterBox defender now.

3. emadshiny

Posts: 1144; Member since: Dec 05, 2012

Number 9 makes the back look beautiful. I like it.

4. maherk

Posts: 6960; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

And there's another reason why people buy Samsung and Apple, hundred of thousands of accessories to customize your phone and make it the way you want it to be.

5. D79_D79_

Posts: 40; Member since: Feb 19, 2014

Why cant phone company's put a nice rubber design edging around there devices, no need for any bulky cases then. They make these good looking phones just for us to then put a case over it to protect it.

10. Planterz

Posts: 2120; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

Rubber wears out, cracks, tears, etc. You can always get a new case, but a messed up phone body is another matter.

7. neron5

Posts: 30; Member since: Jun 05, 2012

I am with Kishin, for example the iMagnum case from Piel Frama !!!

8. AfterShock

Posts: 4147; Member since: Nov 02, 2012

Nine is my pick. After using flip cover on my N5, I doubt I'll ever buy another as a case for any phone I own. It just annoys me.

14. papss unregistered

Agreed.. I bought a nice Belkin flip cover for my 1520 and it looks nice but annoying to use

16. ncarlosmiguel

Posts: 206; Member since: May 14, 2013

LOL I thought I was the only one who never wants to use a flip cover case ever again.

17. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

Flip covers are terrible. Even on tablets. Yes, sometime you want your tablet to have a stand but it's not worth a useless flap messing with your grip for 99% of the time where you don't need a stand.

9. JMartin22

Posts: 2372; Member since: Apr 30, 2013

Another reason I'm happy that Samsung is the "Apple of Android" - more third party support.

11. jphillips63

Posts: 253; Member since: Jan 04, 2012

Yea they need a case to cover up that ugly plastic phone

13. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

I knew it was too good to be true. There's always one of you in each article.

15. christophersalse

Posts: 99; Member since: Jan 19, 2014

Why are you even here?

12. TheWolfpacker

Posts: 44; Member since: Feb 25, 2014

Anything to cover up the damn bandaid

18. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

I like number 4. It's the same pattern as the phone but for some reason it looks so much nicer when Spigen does the pattern. Lol

19. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

Same here.

20. Syntiga05

Posts: 1; Member since: Apr 17, 2014

Hey, how do you think of this cases, quite stylish and classy!

21. OMGWTFBBQchicken

Posts: 1; Member since: Apr 25, 2014

I'm surprised you guys missed the Caseology armor mesh case. I have that case for my S5 and its so slick. There's also a sale going on at if you guys want to check out the stuff they have there.

22. od_on_advil

Posts: 3; Member since: May 07, 2014

Bought a leather case from The best cases are also wallets so you can store all your stuff in one place. Plastic cases have no appeal

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