Whether the Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 two-in-one tablet winds up giving 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 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 Tab S6 cases designed specifically for Samsung’s tablet, and we’ve selected a few that stand out for their quality, convenience, and low price.
OtterBox Defender Series Case
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
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 is 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.
Poetic Revolution Series Case
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.
Ivso Slim Folding Cover Case
The Ivso case is made of high-quality, polyurethane, synthetic leather with a microfiber-lined interior that adds a layer of protection in the folio cover and a soft shield when the case is closed against the glass, guarding it against shocks, scratches, and dust. The case features a strong magnetic connection for secure opening and closing while precise cutouts provide full access to all controls and features. An adjustable viewing stand has two angles for viewing or typing with auto wake/sleep functionality. Its simple design makes it easy to use for work, school, travel, and video watching and equally easy to tote around in a briefcase, purse, or backpack. The case comes in six jeweled colors and patterns.
The first thing you need you to look for in a tablet case is protection, and the Neepanda has that to spare. The case features a hardback shell that shields your Tab S6 from drops and impacts while a velvety microfiber lining covers the glass. You have the option of positioning the tablet in any orientation with its 360-degree design. It’s great for watching videos, typing, and messaging in both landscape and portrait mode with full access to the touch screen. The case supports the auto sleep/wake function and offers full access to all features like cameras, speakers, ports, and buttons. It includes a magnetic holder slot for the S Pen. It comes in red or pink.
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 six colors.
Fintie Keyboard Case
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.
Avidet Transparent Case
If you need to protect your tablet, but prefer a more minimal style, the Avidet may point you in the right direction. Made of soft, durable, and transparent PU leather, it protects your Tab S6 from bumps, scratches, dust, and fingerprints. Cutouts for the camera and control buttons are easy to access without removing the cover.
Bige 360 Degree Rotary Stand
Whether you’re typing, viewing, reading, or sketching, the Bige 360 Degree stand, made from synthetic leather, always has the right angle for your work. Its rotating swivel allows the tablet to move both vertically and horizontally while in the case. The Bige guards your tablet against knocks, dust, damage, and scratches. A padded front and back cover offer enhanced protection complete with a magnetic closure and stylus loop. It comes in five patterns and styles.
MoKo Case Fit
The MoKo, with its premium PU leather and microfiber interior, features a slim design that protects your precious tablet while the case wraps around the edge without adding bulk or weight to your device. It automatically wakes or puts the Tab S6 to sleep when the lid is opened or shut. The case offers access to all features and controls for comfortable ease of use. The stand design provides several viewing angles for watching videos, texting, gaming, or reading.
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