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The best Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 cases and covers

If you leave home with your new Tab S6, make sure it's dressed for the occasion

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.

Speck Balance Folio Case

Speck Balance Folio Case for Samsung Galaxy Tab S6.

Minimal yet stylish, this Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 case from Speck will look the part while also keeping your device safe. Despite having a slim, lightweight design, its rigid plastic construction makes it capable of withstanding falls of up to 4 feet. It also includes raised edges that guard the tablet’s screen from localized damage, while the hardness of the plastic gives it anti-scratch properties. Aside from its ruggedness, it’s also highly convenient and usable, featuring a recessed magnetic cover for easy opening and closing. On top of this, it doubles as a stand, so you can watch video and talk with friends to your heart’s content.

Olixar Leather-Style Samsung Tab S6 Stand Case

Olixar Leather-Style Samsung Tab S6 Stand Case.

If you prefer your cases to have a little sophistication, consider this leather-style case from Olixar. While the material is actually synthetic leather, it retains the smooth durability of genuine leather, helping your tablet to look good while also enhancing its toughness. The case is slim enough to make it easy and practical to use, while it has also been designed to serve as a rotating stand, meaning you can watch TV and movies on your tablet in either portrait or landscape orientations. Needless to say, it comes with all the necessary ports and cutouts for your Tab S6.

Dadanism Ultra Slim Lightweight Folding Stand Cover

Dadanism Ultra Slim Lightweight Folding Stand Cover for Samsung Galaxy Tab S6.

Combining PU leather and a soft microfiber lining, this is another Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 case that looks — and works — great. The dual-layer build is more than capable of protecting your Tab S6 against falls and other accidents, while the synthetic leather guards against scratches and scuffs. It’s also appreciably lightweight and slim, so it’s easy enough to get in and out of bags and backpacks, among other things. It also doubles as a stand and is capable of supporting the S6 in both vertical and horizontal positions.

iCoverCase Matte Transparent TPU Case

iCoverCase Matte Transparent TPU Case for the Samsung Galaxy Tab S6.

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 Tough Armor Pro Case

Spigen Tough Armor Case for the Samsung Galaxy Tab S6.

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.

Samsung Official Book Cover

Samsung Official Book Cover for the Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 in gray.

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 Defender Series Case

The Otterbox Defender Series Case for the Samsung Galaxy Tab S6.

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.

Supcase Unicorn Beetle Pro Series Rugged Case

Supcase Unicorn Beetle Pro Series Case for the Samsung Galaxy Tab S6.

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.

Thankscase Case

Thankscase Case for Galaxy Tab S6.

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.

Poetic Revolution Series Case

Poetic Revolution Series Case for Samsung Galaxy Tab S6.

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.

Infiland Case

Infiland Galaxy Tab S6 10.5 case.

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.

Fintie Keyboard Case

Fintie Keyboard Case for Samsung Galaxy Tab S6.

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.

Bige 360 Degree Rotary Stand

Bige 360 Degree Rotary Stand for Samsung Galaxy Tab S6.

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.

MoKo Case Fit

MoKo Case Fit for Samsung Galaxy Tab S6.

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.

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