Spigen Slim Armor for Samsung Galaxy S6 case review


Spigen is one of the most prolific case makers, and its Spigen Slim Armor case for the Samsung Galaxy S6 attempts to strike the right balance between size, features and protection.

The first thing you notice about the Slim Armor is that it’s a dual-layer case that is extremely easy to slip on the Galaxy S6. It does add some bulk and width, to be exact. The dimensions of the phone with the Spigen Slim Armor on it are 5.86” x 2.99” x 0.43”. Compare this with 5.65 x 2.78 x 0.27 inches (143.4 x 70.5 x 6.8 mm) for the bare S6 and you see the case adds some 60% in terms of thickness and adds 0.21” of width.

You have several color options including white, mint, gold, gunmetal (grey), blue. We’ve got the mint one, and the color is a bit too neon-like to our liking, so we’d rather go with the more mundane color versions.

So what is the Spigen Slim Armor for the Samsung Galaxy S6 made of: inside, you have a very soft and flexible, rubbery thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) for the interior, and it does a great job for impact protection. On top of it, there is a hard colorful plastic shell, and topping it all is a kickstand that works only for landscape mode, but is still very much appreciated. Everything is built well, the phone snugs nicely, and you feel that the device is well protected.


Buttons are covered by the TPU, but they are very clicky and comfortable to press, which is a plus. The case sides are elevated above the surface of the display, so the chance of scratching the display are minimized, and the camera is also protected from scratches when you place the phone on its back.

All in all, we’re quite happy with the Spigen Slim Armor. We’re not huge fans of the color, and it is not a small case, but the comfort of having a fairly well-protected device and a kickstand seem to justify its $30 price.

You can buy various cases for the Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge from Mobilefun.com here.



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7 Comments

1. Nibbler1

Posts: 40; Member since: Apr 03, 2015

This is slim ??? :D

2. arch_angel

Posts: 1651; Member since: Feb 20, 2015

it is slim for how much protection it offers i had this case for my s4 and it slim compared to my 5s's otterbox case. The best slim case is the spigen ultra hybrid fx, and its actually slim lol.

3. natypes

Posts: 1110; Member since: Feb 02, 2015

According their site the ultra hybrid fx is 2.99" x 5.82"x .47". .04 of an inch.

4. arch_angel

Posts: 1651; Member since: Feb 20, 2015

maybe thats the size of the phone with it on cause the gs6 is .27 inches

5. arch_angel

Posts: 1651; Member since: Feb 20, 2015

also the gs6 with the ultra hybrid case fx on still feels thinner than the one m8. the case a 2.0mn raised lip for protection

6. epic_ninja420

Posts: 131; Member since: Nov 18, 2014

Usually cheaper on Amazon.

7. titoandres

Posts: 17; Member since: Feb 25, 2012

Did you try wireless charge and test if there's a reduce on charging speed?

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