It is no secret that people that form the modern society are addicted to their gadgets. And why shouldn’t we take advantage of how technology has evolved? Well, thanks to the evolution of technology, we can now do things we didn’t dream of years ago. We can drive electric cars, we can print houses and we can use our portable electronic devices in the middle of a rainstorm without even damaging them. We’ve put together this article for everyone in need of a good Galaxy S6 waterproof case.
Being an outdoor person doesn’t mean that you should shut down all forms of communication while being away from the comfort of your own home. So, unless you want to camp out in the wild and have no one find you while you relax, you’ll probably want your cellphone to tag along. Whether you’re passionate about climbing mountains, dirt bike racing, hiking, snow expeditions, kayaking, surfing, swimming, skiing or whatever other outdoor activities you like, you don’t have to worry about leaving your phone at home anymore.
But what makes a good waterproof case for your cellphone?
- A good waterproof case should provide easy access to the side buttons and ports of the device, while still covering them when they need to be protected from harsh weather conditions.
- It should also allow you to use the touchscreen without interfering with the whole experience.
- It should be easy to install and remove.
- It needs to be built in such a manner as to allow the attachment of a neck strap or belt clip, for easy transportation.
- Any decent waterproof case for Galaxy S6, as well as other mobile phones, needs to offer protection against pretty much any “menace” of the great outdoors. It must protect your phone against rain, snow, drops, mud, dust and light scratches.
- It shouldn’t make the phone too bulky, considering that some people may actually need it at their workplace. People that work in dusty, moldy or humid environments must be able to rely on this case as well.
Do you own a Samsung S6 and are in need of a waterproof case for Galaxy S6? Then let’s help you choose one.
LifeProof FRE Samsung Galaxy S6 Waterproof Case
The LifeProof FRE is a really good Samsung Galaxy S6 waterproof case. In fact, LifeProof is known worldwide for the water resistant cell phone cases it manufactures. In other words, you can rely on the popularity of the brand. This particular Galaxy S6 waterproof case is available in 4 different colors, to suit every taste: black, blue, grey and red. It comes with a built-in screen protector which is durable enough to provide full protection for the phone’s display. Being completely customized to fit the Galaxy S6, this case will provide full access to all important ports and buttons. It is also compatible with the Heart Rate and Fingerprint sensors.
Since this is a best selling product, its Amazon page even includes a video with installation instructions. This means that you don’t have to be tech savvy to install this case in a matter of minutes. The manufacturer also provides a 1-year warranty for the case. Even more, you can rely on the authenticity of the product, as long as your purchase it from Amazon. With 7.8 x 1.1 x 4.2 inches in measurement and 0.2 ounces in weight, this is one of the lightest waterproof cases you’ll ever find for your Galaxy S6. This is really important, especially for people that will hold their phones inside their pockets.
Nexgadget Galaxy S6 Waterproof Case
Imagine going on a camping trip for an entire week. While you’re a huge fan of the great outdoors, the weather doesn’t seem to be on your side. Rainy days have greeted you since day 1, but you still enjoy long walks in the woods. Do you leave your cellphone in your tent and just walk away? No, you want to take it with you. But what about the heavy rain? You like the cold drops washing your face and you don’t mind stepping in a puddle or two, but your phone is not as tough as you are. Well, it’s nothing that a good waterproof case can’t handle!
This particular Galaxy S6 waterproof case is one of the best light cases out there. It weighs only 0.8 ounces and provides all the protection you need. You can submerge your phone in water as deep as 2 meters for a full hour. You can also afford to drop it from medium heights (about 2 meters maximum). You can even take it with you on the beach, because the case will keep it protected from sand particles. But before you install the case, make sure that you have removed any type of protected film already placed on your display, because it will compromise the touchscreen’s sensitivity. The Nexgadget Samsung Galaxy S6 waterproof case package comes with: the actual protective case, 1 lanyard, a cleaning cloth and a user manual.
The manufacturer advises all the users to perform a short water test before installing the case. Regular water tests should also be performed, just to make sure your phone is safe at all times. You have a 1 year warranty for this case, which comes along with 24/7 customer support and service team at your disposal.
SUPCASE Galaxy S6 Waterproof Case
We’ve reviewed SUPCASE waterproof cases in the past and they are nothing short of amazing. And this isn’t just our opinion: it’s the reflection of thousands of happy customers that have shared their experiences with the case. First thing’s first: if you’re looking for a light and thin waterproof case for Galaxy S6, look away. This case is anything but light and thin. It is the very definition of rugged. Compared to the other 2 cases we mentioned above, this one weighs no less than 3.2 ounces, which makes it considerably heavier than the others.
Designed especially for the 2015 version of the Galaxy S6, it will not be compatible with any other phone model. For the S6, however, it will provide users with full access to the ports and side buttons. The thermoplastic polyurethane and polycarbonate provide cushion during accidental drops. Even more, the ports are covered in order to avoid any dust, dirt or sand from damaging them. In fact, this case is so durable, it literally provides a 360 degrees protection for your Galaxy S6. The back of the case has an integrated belt clip, which makes it really easy for users to carry this phone around, even if the case might make it too big to be kept in the pocket.
While you can buy used cases for half the price, we strongly recommend that you go the extra mile and purchase a new one. They are available in black, blue, silver, pink and lime.
Pack Ace Galaxy S6 Waterproof Case
While reviewing several waterproof cases for several phone models, we’ve noticed that pouch cases are a customer favorite. The Pack Ace is just that: a dry bag pouch which, thanks to its dimensions, is capable of providing protection for several cellphone models and not just the S6. Measuring 7.8 x 4.5 x 0.6 inches, this pouch is compatible with every smartphone model, as long as the display’s diagonal is no longer than 6 inches. Compared to most waterproof cases that will protect your phone when submerged underwater at 2-3 meters max, this pouch provides protection even at a 30 meters depth.
Priced at a merely $11, you will receive 2 waterproof packs (blue and lime) and a neck strap, which makes it convenient to swim with our phone secured around your neck. Even if the case is extremely protective, you should run a water test before the first usage. Just place a dry tissue inside the pouch, submerge it in water for 10 minutes and then check to see if the tissues is fully dry.
Thanks to its design and generous measurements, the Pack Ace pouch can do more than just protect your phone: it can be used to protect your money, your credit cards and even your MP3 player. Even if you’re tempted to carry your keys inside it, please take note that it is advised not to place sharp objects inside the case.
Vcloo Galaxy S6 Waterproof Case
Specialized in making waterproof cases, Vcloo is a viable option when you’re on the market, looking for a case for your S6. The case come with a large HD protector, to make sure that your display won’t get scratched, even if you hold the phone and your keys in the same pocket. Since it has been designed to fit the S6 perfectly, you will have access to the ports and functionalities of the touchscreen without having to remove the case first.
The case can provide waterproof protection as deep as 2 meters, since it is made from durable plastic and TPU material. You will receive a neck strap together with your Vcloo case, which is always a handy item for when you’re leaving the house. The one thing we didn’t like was that we were advised to use a coin to easily open the case. It’s ideal to be able to open the case without the use of any objects. You won’t always have a coin at hand while you’re out in the woods.
While there are numerous benefits to this case and it definitely protects your phone, some customers were not entirely happy with this purchase. Even if the manufacturer does mention that phone volumes should be maxed, users have complained about voices sounding muffled.
iThrough Galaxy S6 Edge Waterproof Case
Since most of the reviews above are about cases which are specifically made for the S6 and will not fit any other model, we’ve decided to include something for Edge users. The iThrough Galaxy S6 Edge Waterproof case is one of the best choices in terms of protection for your phone. One thing you notice about this case at a first glance is the matte cover on the back. This is a great feature, as it prevents the phone from slipping off different surfaces and even out of your hands.
Another particular feature that we really enjoyed is the integrated stand function. It doesn’t matter where you are, as long as you can find a small flat surface and, thanks to this stand, easily watch videos. The Crystal Clear back and front of this cover allows you to have a wonderful swimming experience by taking photos underwater. It is the perfect choice for a family vacation when the need for a digital camera is obsolete. This case will also protect your phone from dust and debris. It provides access to the phone’s ports and buttons, without having to remove the case.
With only 0.3 ounces in weight, this is also one of the slimmest and lightest waterproof covers ever made for a Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge. Users have happily reported that their fingerprint scanners work just fine, which means that the touchscreen experience that the S6 Edge provides has in no may been compromised. Also take note that the case comes with protective film both inside and out. Make sure you remove it before putting your phone in.