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The best thin Galaxy Note 20 cases you can buy

You don't have to add much to your 6.7-inch phablet to give it a protective boost.
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July 24, 2021
Samsung Galaxy Note 20 rear panel
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Samsung’s 6.7-inch Galaxy Note 20 is a certified behemoth of a device — though it’s not the largest phablet you can buy. You probably don’t want to add much bulk to the Shaq-sized footprint, but you still need a case. However, all hope is not lost because there are plenty of options that offer protection in sleek packages. Here are our picks for the best thin Galaxy Note 20 cases on the market.

Looking for more ways to keep your phone safe and get the most out of it? Don’t forget to check out our guide for the best case brands and best mobile accessories you can get!

The best thin Galaxy Note 20 cases:

Editor’s note: We will update this list of the best thin cases for the Samsung Galaxy Note 20 as more are released.

Spigen Thin Fit Galaxy Note 20 case

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Where better to start your case quest than with one of the most popular manufacturers around? Spigen offers an impressive mix of options, and the Thin Fit is the first of a few on today’s list. It’s one of our favorite thin Galaxy Note 20 cases, thanks to the ultra-slim hybrid design. The TPU bumper and polycarbonate back panel stand up to drops and scrapes, yet the case is just 0.05 inches thick. Spigen’s Thin Fit has a QNMP compatible slot for magnetic car mounts, though you’ll want to remove the plate for wireless charging.

Caseology Parallax

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Each of the last two cases has opted for a simple, clean design, but the Parallax makes its name on the unique triangular pattern. Air Space technology helps to absorb corner impacts, but the tactile triangles work just as hard. They provide a sticky grip in four stylish colors, and the hybrid design handles both drops and scratches. Take your pick from the ever-present matte black finish, or grab a pop of color with Aqua Green, Midnight Blue, and Burgundy versions.

Spigen Liquid Air Armor

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Dipping back into the Spigen well, the Liquid Air Armor is a sleek matte black option coated in tactile texture. Triangles blanket the back panel, while the side rails rely on raised ridges for even more grip. Spigen’s signature Air Cushion technology also locks down a MIL-STD 810G rating for drop protection. The Liquid Air Armor maintains its sleek footprint thanks to the flexible TPU build and should be easy to remove in seconds.

Spigen Rugged Armor

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We can’t give Spigen the entire list of thin Galaxy Note 20 cases, so the Rugged Armor is our third and final pick. It’s another flexible TPU option, though it swaps the triangle pattern for carbon fiber details. The Rugged Armor’s side rails also match the tactile grip of the Liquid Air Armor, so you’ll have no problem keeping hold of your phablet. Spigen’s case is thin enough to handle wireless charging, but the raised bezels offer reassurances if an accident happens.

Speck Presidio Grip2

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Thin cases don’t often stack up in terms of drop protection, so the answer might be to find the most tactile case around. If Spigen’s options don’t offer enough grip for your liking, the Presidio Grip2 should do. It employs a series of raised ridges throughout the back panel to not slip or slide in any direction. You can take your pick between blue and black finishes, both of which should complement your Galaxy Note 20 nicely.

ESR metal kickstand

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When you’re grabbing a thin case, why not take the chance to show off Samsung’s careful design too? This ESR option enables you to do just that, and a durable metal kickstand helps to sweeten the deal. The case itself is a clear TPU material, so it will be easy to apply or remove, just don’t put the metal kickstand on top of your wireless charging pad. ESR’s stand works both vertically and horizontally, so go ahead and stream your favorite shows.

Encased Duraclip Galaxy Note 20 case

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The Encased Duraclip takes the best feature of the ESR case and combines it with the grip of Spigen’s options. It’s the ultimate hybrid thin Galaxy Note 20 case because it shouldn’t slip on any surfaces, and the kickstand offers even greater flexibility. You might struggle to jam the Galaxy Note 20 in your pocket, but Encased added a belt holster to the mix, so there’s no need to worry. Unfortunately, the top of your device remains exposed, but the protection is otherwise rock-solid.