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The best official Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus cases you can buy

Keep your large, expensive device safe with these first-party cases.
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June 4, 2021
Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus back on table
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Samsung’s new Galaxy S21 Plus is a 6.7-inch beast that might be tough to fit in a pocket. It’s a large, premium device, though, so you’ll want to do anything you can to keep it safe. There are plenty of third-party cases to consider, but they can be too bulky for some people. Here are the best official Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus cases to get your protection right from the source.

See also: Samsung Galaxy S21 buyer’s guide

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 to look at and mobile accessories you can get! For more options, don’t forget to also check out our roundup of the best Galaxy S21 Plus cases currently available.

The best official Galaxy S21 Plus cases:

Editor’s note: We’ll be sure to add to this list of the best official Galaxy S21 Plus cases if new options launch.

Silicone cover

Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus official silicone cover
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Samsung’s simple silicone cover is one of the most basic official cases you can get for your Galaxy S21 Plus. It’s a single, flexible piece of material that you can apply or remove in seconds. You can also choose from a few different shades to match your phone, including violet, pink, gray, and black. The silicone cover also covers part of the Galaxy S21 Plus’ large camera housing to protect it from harm.

Clear cover

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If you’d rather show off your Galaxy S21 Plus than cover it in silicone, this clear case is your best official option. It’s another TPU case, though it pairs a crystal clear back panel with a matte bumper around the edges. You can choose from either black or white finishes, and the textured pattern should keep your phone snug in your hand. Samsung also added a small loop on the back, presumably for a lanyard.

Leather Galaxy S21 Plus official case

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Our next case adds a premium feel to your Galaxy S21 Plus in the form of an official leather cover. Available in either black or brown, this case adds some solid protection without the bulk you might expect from a durable case. Samsung’s official leather case also features small aluminum accents that add even more of a premium touch and contrast with the overall construction.

Kvadrat cover

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Samsung introduced its Kvadrat case, made with recycled materials, a few years back. Now, the bumper is back with a few new shades to match the color palette of the Galaxy S21 family. You can grab yours now in either Mint Gray or violet. If your Kvadrat case should get damaged, the entire unit is compostable so you don’t have to create extra waste. However, the soft material may not stand up to scratches well.

Clear Galaxy S21 Plus official case with kickstand

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The next official Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus case worth considering is this clear option. It’s more flexible than the previous clear option in that it includes a metal clear case for hands-free streaming. Better yet, the kickstand works either vertically or horizontally, so there are no limits to what you can stream.

S-View flip cover

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Samsung’s S-View flip cover is a great option if you want to protect your Galaxy S21 Plus from all angles. It relies on a tough bumper and a folding folio cover that features a clear strip for your notifications. You can easily check your texts and emails without ever unlocking your device and answer calls with the cover closed. Like the other official cases, the S-View flip cover comes in four shades to match your phone.

LED wallet cover

samsung galaxy s21 plus official led wallet
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We’ve already mentioned that the Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus is a big, beefy device. You might be looking for a way to free up some other pocket space, and that means leaving your wallet behind. This LED wallet cover is an easy way to do just that, though you won’t find a cash pocket built-in. It only features one card slot, though it appears to expand and hold more than one credit card for your convenience.

Rugged cover

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The last official Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus case on our list is also the most durable. This rugged cover offers some serious protection with textured side rails and a series of raised ridges on the back panel. You can get the case in black or silver, and the rugged cover features a folding kickstand for hands-free streaming. You can adjust the kickstand between two different positions too for the perfect viewing angle.