While chiefly known for its flagship phones, Samsung is no stranger to the lower-priced marketplace, having put out a number of excellent phones at a variety of price brackets. At $350, the Samsung Galaxy A50 is Samsung’s premier budget/midrange offering, with good performance, a great AMOLED display, and a triple-lens rear camera system. While it’s cheap, it’s not expendable, so if you want to make sure it lasts, then you need to protect it. Here are some of the best Samsung Galaxy A50 cases.
Poetic Karbon Shield Case
The Samsung Galaxy A50 is a fairly large device with a 6.4-inch display. While some cases are associated with bulkiness and added weight, the Poetic Karbon Shield does a great job of keeping your phone slim and protected. Made with a flexible TPU material, the case is form-fitting and wraps around the A50 comfortably. Though minimalistic, the Karbon Shield provides excellent durability for your phone, meeting military-grade standards and featuring raised edges throughout. A splash of carbon fiber-like backing makes the case look and feel premium.
Supcase Unicorn Beetle Royal Case
The Royal series case is the perfect blend of luxury and ruggedness — two words that aren’t usually mentioned in the same sentence. Supcase’s take on a premium-feeling accessory comes in the form of its latest case for the Galaxy A50. It features the brand’s signature dual-layered design, a built-in screen protector, and a bronze leather backing. While it isn’t authentic leather, the material looks and feels like the real deal. There’s an included wrist strap, also in a bronze finish, if you want to be extra-secure when handling your phone. Overall, the Royal series certainly lives up to its name and will keep your device safe from scratches, scuffs, and drops at the same time.
Spigen Liquid Crystal
The Galaxy A50 is a beautiful phone, so you don’t have to hide it away if you don’t want to. Spigen’s Liquid Crystal clear case provides good protection without concealing your style. It’s made from tough but lightweight TPU that adds shock-absorbency and anti-slip properties to your phone, while also being completely clear. The inside of the case is smudge-proof, and raised edges make sure your screen is protected when it’s laid facedown. While it won’t be as strong as a rugged case, Spigen’s build quality is solid, making the Liquid Crystal an excellent case for normal daily use.
Want a clear case that leans more toward protection? Ringke’s Fusion-X series is a veteran of the market, and it brings all that experience to bear here. Hard polycarbonate makes up the rear of the case, and provides solid protection against scratches, while the soft TPU bumper protects against shocks from impacts and drops. It’s been tested to military standards for drops up to four feet (1.2 meters), while the ridges along the outer bumper also help to boost grip. On the minus side, it has a look charitably described as “unique”, and it may not be for everyone. However, with excellent protection and even a lanyard attachment point, this is a fantastic case for the price.
VRS Designs Damda Shield
At first glance, a case’s sole purpose is to protect a device against external damages, but innovations provide exciting bonuses. Wallet cases are great, but not everyone likes the all-encompassing design of the folding wallet case. VRS Designs’ Damda Shield exists for those people. TPU and polycarbonate materials used in its construction don this case an impenetrable shield made even more desirable by a new functional element. A little bump on the back shows where you’ll find the card storage section. Simply slide back the compartment covering, and you have space for up to two credit cards and some spare cash. It’s not the most spacious wallet case around, but it’s convenient and protective.
UAG Scout Series
The Scout’s understated design is a departure from UAG’s typical bold styling. Some smartphone users will find this a welcome change to their lineup. It’s lightweight and slim and doesn’t add too much girth to your phone, but it still offers amazing protection thanks to its impact-resistant soft core that helps suspend your phone during bumps and jolts.
The system is so effective it even meets military drop standards. You can keep a grip on your device thanks to the non-slip finish, and there’s a raised bezel around the outside of the screen and camera lenses to help prevent scratches or dirt. It’s extremely solid without adding weight or thickness — and it’s not a bad price either.
Otterbox Defender Series
Otterbox has long been the leader in portable device protection, and this case has enjoyed a spot in Otterbox’s lineup for years. It uses multiple layers of materials to provide a strong defense, with a hard outer shell has been coated with a slipcover coating to provide a better gripping surface.
There’s a raised edge to protect the screen and camera, while covers for each of the ports ensure nothing gets into those otherwise unprotected areas. It even comes with a handy holster with a belt clip that doubles as a hands-free kickstand.
This case helped set the standard, and in this case, form follows function. While it may be a bit of an ugly duckling, this case provides superior protection and functionality. Just be paid to spend a little more.
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