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The best rugged cases for the Samsung Galaxy Note 10
The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 is a beautifully designed phone with a huge screen and an all-glass build. It’s not Samsung’s newest phablet anymore, but it’s still an excellent device in 2021. It can be far easier said than done, and a thin case may not be enough to get the job done. If you’re looking for complete all-around protection, here are the best rugged cases for the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.
Best rugged Galaxy Note 10 cases:
Editor’s note: We’ll be updating this list of the best rugged Samsung Galaxy Note 10 cases regularly as new ones launch.
Spigen Tough Armor
The Spigen Tough Armor offers dual-layer protection with a soft TPU core and a hard polycarbonate shell. It’s one of the best rugged cases for the Galaxy Note 10 you can get, coming with a MIL-STD 810G-516.6 certification for drop protection. The case also has a built-in kickstand that lets you prop the phone up in landscape orientation.
See also: The best Spigen cases
The UAG Plasma is a feather-light case for the Galaxy Note 10 that combines a hard outer shell and an impact-resistant core. A raised rubber lip and reinforced corners add to the protection as well. The case meets MIL-STD 810G-516.6 drop-test standards but is thin enough to let you use mobile payments. It’s quite thin and light but doesn’t compromise when it comes to keeping your phone safe.
See also: The best UAG cases
Otterbox is the go-to brand for heavy-duty cases, and while it has more rugged options available, the Commuter case is better suited for the average consumer. You still get complete all-around protection with two layers of TPU and polycarbonate. It’s slightly less bulky, not as thick, and doesn’t come with a belt clip holster, but it is also quite a bit cheaper than the Defender series.
See also: The best Otterbox cases
If you’re looking for complete protection for your Galaxy Note 10, it doesn’t get much better than the Poetic Guardian. It comes with an anti-scratch polycarbonate backplate, reinforced corners, and covered ports and buttons. A raised lip built into the front plate keeps the display safe as well.
See also: The best Poetic cases
The Defender is one of Otterbox’s most protective cases. It’s thick and bulky with covered buttons and ports and has a raised lip to keep the display safe. The Otterbox Defender also comes with a belt clip holster. This rugged case is expensive and will be overkill for some. If complete protection is what you want, though, that’s what you get.
Samsung rugged cover
As the name suggests, the official Samsung rugged cover is built to take a beating and features military-grade protection to keep the phone safe from accidental bumps and drops. It also comes with a built-in kickstand that lets you prop the phone up at multiple viewing angles.
That’s it for this roundup of some of the best Samsung Galaxy Note 10 rugged cases you can get! Looking for more options? Don’t forget to check out our roundups of the best thin, clear, cheap, leather, wallet, and the best overall cases for the phone.