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These Cell Phone Cases Can Survive Up to 10-Foot Drops

SPY logo SPY 1/23/2018 Ryan McBride
a close up of a black device: most durable cell phone cases © Image courtesy of Amazon most durable cell phone cases

* Phone cases that offer real, tested impact protection

* A quick fix for the modern smartphone’s glass jaw

* Compact yet sturdy cases for the iPhone 8, iPhone X and Samsung Galaxy S8. too

The nature of mobile phones being what it is, and with smartphones now integrating themselves into just about every activity, the risk of dropping one’s phone is always increasing.

You don’t have to be drunk in a club to well, drop it like it’s hot. Car door handles, keys, dog leashes, and even grocery bags, have all caused phones to slip from fingers. And now that the glass screens of the latest smartphones have expanded to cover the entire device, a good case is more important than ever. But hold the phone! Not all cases are created equal: here are seven cell phone cases that are rated to survive up to 10-foot drops.

1. Caseology Protection Case For Samsung Galaxy S8

This Caseology case for the samsung Galaxy S8 includes a useful kickstand as well as built-in cushioning with shock absorption.

2. Vena VCommute iPhone Case

The Vena VCommute iPhone wallet case is both handsome and utilitarian. It offers space for cards plus rated drop protection with its “corner guard” technology.

3. Case-Mate iPhone 8 Plus Case

This Case-Mate case for the iPhone 8 plus is slim and sleek, yet tested to withstand 10-foot drops. It adds some rugged protection without adding much bulk to an already wide phone.

4. Wrestler iPhone X Case

This iPhone X case from Wrestler toughens up the newest iPhone with military-grade drop protection and a non slip texture that helps even the most butter-fingered app user get a grip.

5. Speck Presidio Grip Case

The Speck Presidio Grip case for the iPhone X is drop tested by independent labs, backing up its claim to be able to withstand multiple 10-foot drops. It features raised bezels to protect the screen from scratches, along with comfortable no-slip grips.

6. Otterbox Symmetry Case

The Otterbox Symmetry case is not only one of the most stylish cases on the market for the iPhone 7 and 8, but it also provides tested drop protection thanks to its dual material shock absorption. A raised edge adds screen protection, and a pocket-friendly size is a bonus.

7. Tech21 Check Case for Samsung Galaxy S8

This fitted case for the Galaxy S8 offers scratch resistant screen protection, three-layer drop protection tested to 10ft and a comfortable grip. It’s also slim enough that it doesn’t make the phone unpocketable.


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