1. gottria's Avatar
    Anyone have any feedback on these cases for the S8 Plus?
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    05-12-2017 11:27 AM
  2. mundo472's Avatar
    It was my favorite case on my S7e but I got it at a steep discount about 7montha after launch. Not interested in it at $40 for my s8
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    05-13-2017 03:52 PM
  3. DannyE30's Avatar
    Anyone have any feedback on these cases for the S8 Plus?
    I have the "Evo Check" case, I had one on my Note5 prior to my S8+. Overall, I like the look and feel of the case. Doesn't add much bulk(perfect amount for me), adds a good amount of grip, and looks good(subjective).

    Only real gripes I have with it;

    The side buttons take a little more force/pressure than other cases to press. My brother has 3 cases, they all are MUCH easier to press in.

    Also, by doing research, as well as personal experience, there aren't many screen protectors (Plastic and Tempered Glass) that fit this case. Although, I just recently saw someone put one of those Whitestone Dome Glass protectors and it looks to fit pretty well. But that's $45, half of what my deductible is for my insurance, so that's something I will have to think about.
    05-17-2017 08:21 AM
  4. gottria's Avatar
    Tried out one of the Tech21 cases at Best Buy and the damn buttons were a pain to press. Loved the fit and finish but opted for the the Speck - Presidio Grip Case in all black. Like the grip and the buttons actually work.
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    05-17-2017 10:34 AM
  5. Blues Fan's Avatar
    Tried out one of the Tech21 cases at Best Buy and the damn buttons were a pain to press. Loved the fit and finish but opted for the the Speck - Presidio Grip Case in all black. Like the grip and the buttons actually work.
    I'm not a fan of Tech 21. Their cases are too slick and just too thin for the protection I want.

    However, there is one Tech 21 case I loved and that was the Tactical XT. That is their version of the Defender basically. They made it for the Note 7 and I loved it. I hope they make it for the s8 because I'll get it then. It looks like they quit making that line though.
    05-20-2017 01:44 AM
  6. BeyondtheTech's Avatar
    I went exact same scenario. I loved the Tech21 case because of its non-slippery surface. But, many S8/S8+ case manufacturers end up creating a canoe-shaped design in order to accommodate the S8's curved glass, and Tech21 is no exception. In my opinion, it still remained too exposed. However, Speck's Presidio Grip actually adds just enough lip on the sides to protect while giving access to the curved edge.

    Add the fact that it just won't slide at all on across a table or floor because of its ribbed backside makes it a keeper in my book.
    05-20-2017 12:59 PM
  7. naturalguy's Avatar
    They are ok but lack any kind of front lip protection, if you drop it screen side down there is very little protection
    05-22-2017 06:23 AM
  8. Blues Fan's Avatar
    They are ok but lack any kind of front lip protection, if you drop it screen side down there is very little protection
    Yep. I just wonder what is so special about their cases that warrant the high prices of it for the little protection if offers for the screen as well as camera and back protection.

    Their Tactical XT case was a good case for the Note 7 and very protective. It's the only case I'd buy from Tech21 but they're not making it anymore.
    05-28-2017 05:08 PM
  9. icnmayhem's Avatar
    My wife and I have one, and so far its done a good job of protecting my phone from being thrown across the house by our baby. I have the check, and she has the lace. the lip is small, but then again my phone has landed face down a few times and its ok, so I guess I cant complain. between the baby and my job, I needed something protective, and this was the only one I could find that wasn't bulky.
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    05-31-2017 10:41 AM
  10. naturalguy's Avatar
    I must say I am impressed after watching this video

    06-13-2017 07:28 AM
  11. Blues Fan's Avatar
    The lip protection for the screen and camera isn't great though. Anything slightly uneven and they can get shattered. Never been a fan of their cases except the Tactical XT they made for Iphone 7 and the Note 7 but are not making it anymore they told me.

    Personally for tech21 money I'd buy the Defender or a Unicorn Beetle or I Blason Armorbox which the later two are much cheaper in cost as well.
    06-13-2017 01:48 PM
  12. naturalguy's Avatar
    The lip protection for the screen and camera isn't great though. Anything slightly uneven and they can get shattered. Never been a fan of their cases except the Tactical XT they made for Iphone 7 and the Note 7 but are not making it anymore they told me.

    Personally for tech21 money I'd buy the Defender or a Unicorn Beetle or I Blason Armorbox which the later two are much cheaper in cost as well.
    Agreed, the Defender is far superior protection, I was just impressed at how well the Tech handled those drops.
    06-14-2017 11:04 AM
  13. Blues Fan's Avatar
    Agreed, the Defender is far superior protection, I was just impressed at how well the Tech handled those drops.
    I'm wondering if they're soon coming out with the Defender with screen protectors because Amazon has quit selling the Defender for the S8 Plus. If it is like the S7 Edge, it will be almost unbearable to use and if you remove it it will cause the phone to become loose in the case due to the different design of the case due to the edges.
    06-14-2017 11:15 AM
  14. naturalguy's Avatar
    I'm wondering if they're soon coming out with the Defender with screen protectors because Amazon has quit selling the Defender for the S8 Plus. If it is like the S7 Edge, it will be almost unbearable to use and if you remove it it will cause the phone to become loose in the case due to the different design of the case due to the edges.
    I want no part of the screen protector, I am very happy with the screenless edition
    06-14-2017 02:33 PM
  15. JHStewart1023's Avatar
    I love the tech 21 cases, but I am also a case collector- and I use speck too. never had good luck with otter box.
    07-01-2017 04:52 AM
  16. natefish's Avatar
    After reading the criticisms some users have said on here... Why in the actual h*ll would I pay $40 for a less than perfect case? Seems could do just as well for $10-$15.
    07-01-2017 01:46 PM
  17. ahiqar's Avatar
    I I loved the Tech 21 case on my S7, but like previous posters, I found the buttons on the S8 cases too hard to press. I tried the Check and the Tactical and both were similarly difficult. I am going with the Otterbox Commuter for now. I'm surprised at how much I like it. I had not liked Otterbox cases in the past.
    07-29-2017 07:59 PM
  18. Brian White3's Avatar
    Returned the OtterBox Symmetry for the Tech21 Evo Tactical for my S8. Like this case better since it is slimmer and the grip seems better. The sides arre not bad at all. The Speck Presidio Grip made my screen protector bubble up even though the lip seems the same as the Tech21.
    07-30-2017 09:18 AM
  19. ahiqar's Avatar
    I I loved the Tech 21 case on my S7, but like previous posters, I found the buttons on the S8 cases too hard to press. I tried the Check and the Tactical and both were similarly difficult. I am going with the Otterbox Commuter for now. I'm surprised at how much I like it. I had not liked Otterbox cases in the past.
    Quick update: after trying the otter box for a few days I returned it and decided to go back to the Tech 21. I prefer the slimmer form factor, and I decided I could live with the buttons. The power button is the toughest at this point. The volume buttons are not bad. I don't use the Bixby button.
    08-03-2017 08:45 PM
  20. Robbyrobb's Avatar
    I like the teck21 case for the s8+. It fits well and the button still work as well. The only thing and i know this will be a problem with probably all of the cases is that when you have your edge lighting for messages that encircle the screen in blue are less visable. Other than that case feels great and looks great!
    03-02-2018 09:48 PM
  21. filanto's Avatar
    I got the Tech21 case because the OtterBox wouldn't fast charge with the wireless charging stands. Now my phone doesn't get as hot when changing. I miss the grip of the OtterBox but I'm not going back
    03-15-2018 10:25 PM

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