If you’re upgrading to the Samsung Galaxy S10 in 2019, you should also upgrade the accessories you use with your brand new phone. From cases to chargers to mounts, grips, screen protectors, headphones, and more, there’s a whole galaxy of accessories to explore, and as season Galaxy travelers, we’ve got the low-down on which gear deserves to be a part of your Galaxy S10’s all-star team-up!
Spigen Neo Hybrid
It’s hard to go wrong with a Spigen case, and one of our favorite series, the Neo Hybrid, got a redesign this year, which replaces the old Herringbone texture with a new wavy texture that’s supposed to offer even more grip. This case is still drop dead awesome, and it comes in four fierce colors including a lovely Arctic Silver!
From $14 at Amazon
Minimalist color pop
Anccer Ultra Thin Fit
I know there are some people out there who don’t like to put a case on their brand new phone. To those people, I implore you to consider this ultra-thin case. It won’t add any unnecessary bulk to your phone, but it will keep it safe from pocket scuffs and scratches — or worse. It’s also available as a clear case or your choice of four colors to match your new phone or signature palette.
$3 at Amazon
All-in-one wallet case
Snakehive Leather Wallet
Wallet cases are always a great choice, but especially when they’re made as well as Snakehive’s. Made with genuine leather, you’ll tell the difference you get when investing in a premium case for your S10. You can get the case in colors to match or complement the color of your new phone.
$37 at Amazon
Samsung Galaxy Watch Active
The Samsung Galaxy Watch Active is the latest smartwatch offering from Samsung and is geared towards those with an “active” lifestyle. This thin and lightweight smartwatch manages to pack in multi-day battery life and sought-after features that include automatic workout tracking, sleep tracking and more — all controlled from your wrist.
From $187 at Amazon
Keep it charged
Samsung USB-C Fast Charging Adapter
Whether you’ve owned previous Samsung phones before or are buying a Galaxy phone for the first time it’s always nice to have a spare Samsung charging brick handy. This 15W wall adapter comes with matching USB-C cable and allows for adaptive fast charging speeds for your Galaxy S10.
$9 at Amazon
Reliable portable power
Anker PowerCore 20100+
Samsung has included a bigger battery with all of its S10 devices — but if you’re a Pokémon Go player or generally a heavy smartphone user you already know the value of a reliable and pocketable battery pack. Anker’s PowerCore+ battery pack is a good combination of portability while also packing enough battery power for multiple top-ups for your phone.
$70 at Amazon
Samsung’s wireless charging pad
Samsung Qi Certified Fast Charge Wireless Charging Convertible Stand
Samsung is expected to unveil a brand new wireless charger alongside the Galaxy S10 — which means we should see deeper discounts for the stylish convertible Qi charging pad release alongside last year’s flagships. Each charging pad comes with its own adaptive fast charging wall charger and is designed to look great in your choice of black or tan.
From $29 at Amazon
Charge fast in the car
AUKEY USB-C Car Charger
Aukey’s car charger supports USB-C PD which will let you charge your Galaxy S10 quite fast with the USB-C to USB-C cable included with the car charger. The secondary USB-A port features Quick Charge 3.0 technology so you’ll be able to charge up a second device or let your passenger charge their phone, too.
$19 at Amazon
Mount your S10 in your car
iOttie Easy One Touch 4
The iOttie Easy One Touch 4 is the most popular car mount in the world thanks to its durability and dependability. Position your phone at just about any angle you’d ever want thanks to the Easy One Touch 4’s telescoping, rotating mounting arm which can be mounted to your car’s dashboard or windshield.
$25 at Amazon
Certified to work
Whitestone Dome Glass (2-Pack)
Whitestone has made huge waves in the accessory space with its high-priced premium Dome Glass screen protectors. For the S10, they’re one of the first tempered glass screen protectors to be certified to work well with Samsung’s new in-display fingerprint sensor, so for that reason alone, they’re worth recommending.
$60 at Amazon
Screen protection for less
IQ Shield LiQuidSkin (2-pack)
Film screen protectors offer a more affordable option for protecting your phone’s display, and IQ Shield makes some of the best you can buy. This two-pack offers a great value and uses wet installation, which gives you time to adjust the placement of the screen protector and push out any bubbles before it sets.
$8 at Amazon
Double your storage
Samsung 128GB EVO Plus microSD card
Samsung has once again upped the game by including 128GB as the lowest possible amount of storage on the S10. That should be more than enough for most, but if you want to double your storage or import a ton of media to your phone, Samsung’s microSD cards are reliable and affordably priced.
$20 at Amazon
Superior wired audio
Audio Technica ATH M50X
Props to Samsung for preserving the 3.5mm headphone jack along with continuing to include decent AKG earbuds in the box with each phone. If you want a great wired listening experience with your new phone you should check out the ATH M50X from Audio Technica, which offer audiophile levels of sound quality at a wallet-friendly price.
$109 at Amazon
Wireless on the go
Samsung Galaxy Buds
Samsung’s Galaxy Buds are great truly wireless earbuds with excellent comfort for hours of daily headphone use while also being a solid choice for hitting the gym or going on a run. The wireless connection remains strong, the music and call quality are solid, and the battery life is great with the well-designed case also offering wireless charging capabilities.
$128 at Amazon
Accessorize your Galaxy S10 your way!
There are a lot of ways to protect and expand your Galaxy experience, but the best way to start things is by grabbing one of our favorite cases. Spigen cases are always easy recommendations to make, and the Spigen Neo Hybrid is our top choice for the Galaxy S10 because it does a great job protecting your phone while looking stylish at the same time.
Sticking with protection, we’d also recommend checking out the Whitestone Dome Glass tempered glass screen protectors. It uses a sophisticated installation process that requires you to take your time and follow the included instructions, but the final result will be well worth it.
You should also be sure to have the right accessories in your car. Don’t drive with your phone in your hands — instead, keep your phone mounted securely iOttie One Touch 4 dashboard mount— a great way to keep your phone safely accessible for maps and music while you drive.