These are the best workout cases for the Galaxy S9 and S9+

Android Central

Android Central
Android Central
Nov 30, 2015
If you're trying to live a healthier life, your smartphone can be an excellent tool for aiding you on your journey. The Galaxy S9 and S9+ are especially great for this, as they can not only track your steps but also keep tabs on your heart thanks to the built-in heart sensor. Unfortunately, on their own, the S9 and S9+ aren't the most durable phones around. To make them better suited for the gym, a hike, or anything in between, here are the best workout cases you can get!

Great in every way


JEMACHE's case is made out of breathable neoprene material, and with this, the case stays odor-free, lightweight, and is soft against your skin. The material can be stretched to get the perfect fit, and after a few intense workout sessions, you can throw it in the washer without having to worry about it getting ruined. It also has a reflective strip and can discretely hold a house or car key.

$10 at Amazon

One of the best

Encased Armband Set

There are actually two parts to this case, the first of which is — well — a case! Unlike the one we just talked about, this is a fully-fledged case that you can put on your S9+ and take with you wherever you go. However, when it comes time for a workout, you can attach it to the included Clip'N'Go armband that secures it to your arm. The only drawback is that it's only available for the larger Galaxy S9+.

$17 at Amazon

Defends against sweat

PORTHOLIC Sweat Resistant Armband

Like the name of this armband suggests, it's designed to be completely resistant against sweat. This is evident by the various hole cutouts throughout the armband, all of which allow perspiration to quickly evaporate and keep the armband durable for a long time to come. The larger size fits the Galaxy S9+ like a glove, and you'll also find a hidden pocket for storing a credit card and keys.

$15 at Amazon

Awesome for runners

Revere Sport Running Armband

For our runners out there, this is a fantastic choice. There are sizes available for both the Galaxy S9 and S9+ for the same $15 price, and both are super lightweight, have an opening in the back so you can still access your phone's fingerprint sensor, and sweat and rain protection. Similar to other armbands, there's a slot for storing cards, cash, and keys.

$15 at Amazon

Durable and affordable

Tribe Water Resistant Armband

If you want an armband that's affordable, durable, and fits the Galaxy S9, look no further than this option from Tribe. It looks great and comes in a large selection of different colors, and the medium size that's linked below should fit the S9 like a glove. The armband is designed to be water- and sweat- resistant, is lightweight, and even has added cable management if you're using your phone with a pair of wired headphones.

$10 at Amazon

Cheapest there is

i2 Gear Armband

Lastly, we have the i2 Gear Armband. This is easily the cheapest option on our list, coming in at a mere $5. You'll find a solid collection of different colors to choose from, a lightweight (yet durable) design, and quality materials throughout. The armband also has a reflective strip to keep you visible during evening runs and a small pouch for holding a house or car key.

$5 at Amazon

If you have the Galaxy S9+, we think the Encased Armband Set is your best option. Not only does it allow the S9+ to strap onto your arm during runs, but you also get an actual case included with it. Another great pick is the Revere Sport Running Armband. It's affordable, works with both the S9 and S9+, and has a tried-and-true design that works well for all sorts of scenarios.

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