Best Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra cases in 2024

Best Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra cases
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The best Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra cases are in pretty high demand, and with a starting price of $1,299 it’s easy to see why. Spend that much on a phone, and you’ll want to make sure it remains in peak condition for as long as physically possible. And there’s plenty worth protecting, as we learned in our Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra review

Galaxy S24 Ultra case makers are all over it, though, and there are several different options on offer. Whether you're looking for fashion-forward designs, tough-as-nails construction, or something else entirely there's a case out there for you. Our current favorite is the Otterbox Defender Series Pro which offers exceptional drop protection and port hole covers.

We've compiled a list of some of the best cases with a range of budgets to help you find the best case to protect your Galaxy S24 Ultra, and even a few that help to get a better experience with Samsung's latest phone. 

The best Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra cases right now

What to look for in the best Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra cases

First things first: When shopping for the best Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra case to fit your lifestyle, make sure you’re looking at the right case model — especially since there are two other phones in the new Galaxy S24 Series. 

The smaller 6.2-inch Galaxy S24 and 6.7-inch Galaxy S24+ look remarkably similar to the 6.8-inch Galaxy S24 Ultra at first glance. And the new Ultra could easily be mistaken for the older Galaxy S23 Ultra or Galaxy S22 Ultra models at second glance. And there’s nothing more disappointing — or futile — than accidentally trying to cram the wrong phone in the wrong case after the wrong purchase. Be sure to only consider cases specifically designed for the Galaxy S24 Ultra. (As for the standard model, check out our guide to the best Samsung Galaxy S24 cases, while owners of the larger Plus model can turn to our best Samsung Galaxy s24 Plus case picks.)

Samsung Galaxy phones have always been premium products, and compatible cases for Samsung’s larger models tend to be more expensive (read: $50 or more) than most typical phone accessories. That said, you’ll find plenty of budget-friendly Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra cases for less than $50, and plenty more on sale throughout the year, if you know where to look. 

Here are a few other factors to keep in mind on your quest for the best Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra case.

  • Build materials and drop protection: Whether the case is made out of silicone, rubber, polycarbonate, thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU), graphene, aramid fiber, or a combination of these shock-absorbing materials, look for a good drop rating to keep your Galaxy S24 Ultra protected from the occasional spill. Some smartphone cases are only meant to withstand drops of a few feet high, while more hardcore competitors have a MIL-STD-810G-tested rating of 10 feet or more. Multiple materials (and layers) generally offer the best drop protection, but the toughest cases we’ve found are reinforced with graphene or aramid fiber.
  • Color/design options: Phone cases are an inherently mundane mobile tech accessory, but a variety of fashion-forward brands include textured designs, artsy skins, customizable shells, and built-in keychain attachments to keep things interesting. Your phone is part of your identity these days, so why not choose a case that identifies with your own unique personality?
  • Environmental impact: Smartphone manufacturers are continuing to emphasize the sustainability angle of their devices, and case makers are following suit. Look for Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra cases driven by various green initiatives that use recycled plastics and other bio-friendly materials.
  • Extra features: The primary purpose of any quality case is to protect the gadget inside it, but our favorite models include such premium features as lanyard or kickstand attachments; built-in port covers; hidden pockets; built-in magnets (for wireless charging), and other bundled accessories.

How we pick the best Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra cases

We base our initial rankings on word-of-mouth and customer reviews, paired with our own comprehensive research into the new cases that come out every time someone releases a phone. In some instances, we may call in cases for additional hands-on testing, and we revisit our picks to see if any new cases have come along.

When evaluating each phone case, we consider overall protection; quality of build materials; color/design choices available from each brand; and any extra features that may be included. We also weigh all that against how much a phone case might cost. Because phone cases are such a personal choice, we also strive to include a variety of styles and brands to fit different myriad tastes and budgets. 

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TJ Fink
Contributing Editor

As a freelance journalist, TJ has over a decade of multi-medium storytelling under his belt. Leveraging a quarter century of collective coddiwompling amid the ever-evolving landscape of wireless gadgetry, his unique editorial background allows him to explore a variety of tech-centric subsectors on this fascinating planet. When he's not field testing new gear in the Catskills, Adirondacks, or an actual field, he can be found sipping Negronis in his living room and crafting Dr. Seussian poetry inside a tattered moleskin.

  • liggerz87
    Iv used this case on a pixel 6 pro 7 pro and now samsung s24 ultra has a card holder in it a metal ring so can be used with magnetic stuff and stand a camera protecter to