Whether or not you feel the Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 two-in-one tablet gives the Apple iPad Pro a run for its money, the Android tablet is a delicate piece of equipment designed for both work and play, and can even serve as a laptop stand-in. The Galaxy Tab S6 from Samsung is relatively small and lightweight, weighing in at less than a pound, but with a 10.5-inch glass screen. It looks similar but improves on its predecessors with a smarter design, faster performance, and a better camera.
The Tab S6 comes in some mightily attractive colors — Mountain Gray, Cloud Blue, and Rose Blush. If you choose to buy the optional Book Cover Keyboard case, it serves not only as an external keyboard complete with a trackpad for use with the tablet’s desktop-centric DeX mode, but also as a case cover. For $179, you can have the whole package with keyboard and case cover rolled into one, but that may be too high a price for someone primarily seeking a tablet and planning to use it less frequently for business or typing. Luckily, there’s always the option of purchasing a third-party cover, or perhaps a less expensive keyboard-cover combo. You’ll find a wide range of cases designed specifically for Samsung’s tablet, and we’ve selected a few of the best Galaxy Tab S6 cases that stand out for their quality, convenience, and low price.
This matte transparent case from iCoverCase is constructed from soft TPU, ensuring it’s slim and lightweight. Don’t be fooled though — it provides excellent protection from scratches, drops, and bumps. The non-slip design feels great in your hand, and there are precise cut-outs for ports as well as the S-Pen. Perhaps most importantly though, it doesn’t hide the beauty of the Tab S6, so you can show off its design while ensuring it’s protected.
Spigen is known for its tough protective phone cases, and its tablet cases are no exception. The Tough Armor Pro comes in Gunmetal — our pick — or black, and includes built-in S-Pen storage. This tough case is ultra-durable and features raised corners that protect the case itself from scratches as well as a raised edge around your screen, to stop your tablet from ever touching down. You can use this case with any Spigen screen protector, and it has a built-in kickstand that adjusts to two different modes. Use Utility Mode for typing and productivity, or flick it to Theatre Mode for bingeing all your favorite shows on Netflix or Amazon Prime Video.
Pick up the official Samsung Book Cover and you’ll be picking up solid protection for your Galaxy Tab S6. Available in several colors — though we’d go with the sleek grey version — this cover provides 360-degree protection for your tablet. The slim cover folds over the screen and features an auto wake/sleep function, so your tablet is always ready to go when you open the cover. It’s super easy to install thanks to added magnets in the back of the case, and there’s a built-in holder for the S-Pen, so you won’t ever need to worry about losing it. This cover also folds back into a handy kickstand that’s adjustable to two different angles for hands-free viewing or video calls.
OtterBox puts its cases through a rigorous testing process — more than 24 tests and over 238 hours of testing — to ensure that they’re up to scratch. So for top-notch protection, this case ticks all the boxes. With its multilayer construction — a polycarbonate shell, synthetic rubber slipcover, and built-in screen protector — it absorbs impact and provides superior drop protection. Port covers keep dust and dirt out, and the shield stand flips out for hands-free viewing and typing. It’ll keep your Tab S6 safe and sound, and looks pretty slick to boot.
Designed for those of us who spend most of our free time up a mountain or biking forest trails — or anyone who works in the great outdoors — the Unicorn Beetle Pro Series case takes protection seriously. With its advanced dual-layer TPU and polycarbonate construction, it features an impact-resistant bumper, shock-absorbing core, and built-in screen protector for 360-degree protection for your Tab S6. Port covers keep out dirt, dust, and debris, while the swiveling belt clip holster is ideal for those hands-free adventures.
The gorgeous textured Thankscase series offers the ultimate in tablet protection with a slim, lightweight, all-in-one design complete with wallet and pocket functions. A built-in elastic hand strap ensures a firm grip while you’re on the go. The case features a 360-degree rotating swivel so you can view the screen both vertically and horizontally. A magnetic strip provides smart cover on/off functionality. It comes in nine elegant color and texture combinations.
Your Galaxy Tab S6 may be a thing of beauty, but if you’re venturing out into unstable environments — like the street or the subway — you may need some rugged 360-degree protection. The Poetic Revolution Series shields your tablet from all angles and protects against drops and impacts with a built-in screen protector, port covers, rugged polycarbonate back, and a premium polycarbonate and shock-absorbing TPU bumper. A pull-out kickstand for reading and viewing videos sets the tablet at a horizontal orientation. The built-in polycarbonate screen protector repels dust, dirt, and scratches without affecting screen responsiveness. Raised bezels prevent the screen and camera from touching flat, scratchy surfaces. It comes in blue or black.
Whether you’re at the office or in a client meeting, this Infiland Galaxy Tab S6 case is beautiful and professional with a two-toned look. Stuff papers or business cards into the extra back pocket. Show and tell from any position with the stand allowing for adjustments at a variety of angles for reading, presenting, and typing. And Infiland did not forget about your S Pen; you can attach the stylus magnetically and charge it wirelessly when your Tab S6 tablet is inside the case. It comes in four colors.
Should you need to pair your Galaxy Tab S6 with a keyboard, and you don’t want to spend the $179 for Samsung’s model, have a look at the Fintie Keyboard Case. It’s a slim, 7mm magnetically detachable lightweight Bluetooth keyboard with a 10-meter range. At 0.38 inches, the ultra-slim, durable faux leather cover and rubber-lined interior provide full protection for your tablet. The polycarbonate shell locks the device in place to absorb impact. The laptop-style keyboard, part of the tablet stand, is made of high-end ABS material, as opposed to silicone. The spring mechanism underneath each key ensures a response to each stroke, helping you to type fast and error-free. Move the keyboard forward or backward along the cover to adjust the tablet’s angle. It comes in a variety of patterns and colors.
Manufactured with strong polymerized leather, the Bige 360 Degree Stand not only preserves your tablet, but it offers extreme versatility so you can work in any setting, assuming whatever position you desire. The case has a rotating option that will allow you to use it vertically or horizontally without forfeiting comfort. A padded front and back cover offers upgraded security, complete with a magnetic closure and stylus loop. This stand protects your tablet from cuts, dirt, and other damages without compromising its stylish appearance — you can select from five distinct designs and styles to discover one that adequately fits you and your preferences.
The MoKo, with its premium PU leather and microfiber lining, features a thin design that guards your beloved tablet. The case envelopes the edge without adding size or weight to your device. An admirable benefit is how your Tab S6 is automatically awakened or put to sleep when you open and close the case’s cover. The case allows access to all features and controls for convenient and comfortable use. The stand design presents numerous observation angles for viewing videos, texting, gaming, or reading.