Galaxy Tab S3 is a top-shelf tablet released by Samsung in March 2017. It features a 9.7-inch 2048 × 1536 display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 chip, and four stereo speakers tuned by AKG.
The new Tab S3 comes equipped with an improved S Pen, and it’s one of the first tablets that are ready to display HDR (High Dynamic Range) content. The launch price is $599.99. It’s $100 more than the price of Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7.
Samsung offers two original cases for the Galaxy Tab S3. One is a minimalist and stylish Book Cover. The other one, featured in this overview, is Samsung Keyboard Case aimed at seamlessly improve the typing productivity of Galaxy Tab S3.
As you’ll see in the table below, the physical dimensions of Tab S3 and its predecessor, Tab S2, are almost the same. Thanks to that, if you own a sleeve for the S2, you can be sure it will fit the new device.
Cases that hold the device in place using corner straps should also be working, but most probably you’ll have to take out the tablet if you would want to take a picture with the main camera.
Tab S dimensions ( height × width × depth )
|Galaxy Tab S3 9.7||9.34 × 6.65 × 0.24||237 × 169 × 6.1|
|Galaxy Tab S2 9.7||9.34 × 6.65 × 0.22||237 × 169 × 5.6|
|Galaxy Tab S2 8.0||7.82 × 5.31 × 0.22||199 × 135 × 5.6|
For this list, we’ve picked up the best cases from a variety of sites. If you are still not satisfied with the selection, you can continue on these online stores.
Where can I buy Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 cases?
Amazon – the giant online store offers the largest selection of all kinds of Samsung Galaxy Tab cases and accessories. There are almost one million results for a search phrase Samsung Galaxy Tab case. The most popular brand offering Samsung Galaxy Tab cases is Fintie – in each series of covers, you’ll find a plenty of colorful designs, along with most popular colors: Black, Brown, Purple, or Red.
eBay – when you’ll go through the branded cases on Amazon, you’ll find out that many covers have a quite similar construction, and differ only in colors. On eBay, you can find the similar cases. They are unbranded, and that means you’ll be able to buy them for a lower – sometimes much lower – price.
Rakuten – while Amazon and eBay are obvious choices, there are also other sites to explore, if you still haven’t found the ideal case in ideal price. One of them is Rakuten. You’ll see here several Samsung Galaxy Tab case covers available in affordable prices.
Etsy – a top destination for vintage and handmade items, art, and supplies. If you’re looking for a sleeve rather than a smart cover, you’ll find a plenty of gorgeous designs to pick up. There are sleeves made from a natural cotton, or customized felt covers, or jackets made from a genuine leather – the number of available items is endless!
Will 8-inch Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 be released? No news on that, so far. But as soon as the 8-inch model hits the shelves, will add the cases to this overview.
12 premium-looking Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 9.7 cases and sleeves
Poetic Slimline Tri-fold Cover for Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 9.7. Are you looking for the slimmest possible case for your Galaxy Tab S3? The model released by Poetic will meet your needs. It’s a tri-fold design, and it means the front cover folds to form the stand for both watching and typing.
The tablet is held in place by thin but durable transparent shell that gives access to all ports and buttons. The case supports sleep/wake functionality, comes in four colors, and is available at a highly affordable price. ⇢ Amazon – $7.99.
MoKo Slim Folding Cover for 2017 Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 9.7. From a popular producer of tablet covers comes the case that proved to support the predecessor of Galaxy Tab S3 perfectly. The case is made of premium faux leather material and features a built-in flip stand.
The interior hand strap will help you comfortably use the tablet with one hand. The case supports wake/sleep feature and comes with a loop for the S Pen.
As always, MoKo offers a wide range of color and pattern versions, from Brown to Fantasy Diamond (shown above), to Vintage Map. ⇢ Amazon – $12.49.
Original Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 9.7 Keyboard Case. The 2017 Galaxy Tab launched together with this original keyboard case. It’s lightweight and stylish, but most importantly, it has special pin connectors to simplify setup and speed up usage time.
The keyboard features “a sensible, user-friendly key placement with longer pitch and stroke to significantly improve overall accuracy and boost productivity.” Available in one Light Gray color. ⇢ Amazon – $129.99.
Ivso Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 9.7 Slim Keyboard Case. This keyboard case was exclusively designed for Samsung’s premium Galaxy Tab S3 tablet. It offers a 3-in-1 functionality: a keyboard with Bluetooth 3.0, premium cover, and a built-in stand.
The laptop-style keyboard features real keys, giving you better typing experience than silicone keyboards. It’s detachable so that you can use the case without it if you don’t need to type.
Ivso keyboard case is available in seven stylish designs, including Gold, White, and Blue. ⇢ Amazon – $29.95.
ProCase Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 Stand Folio Case. From ProCase comes a classic-style folio case. It’s made from premium-quality polyurethane leather (outside) and soft microfiber (inside) to give the tablet the protection it deserves.
The case comes with a bonus ProCase stylus pen. Available in four colors: Black, Brown, Navy, and Red (shown above). ⇢ Amazon – $13.99.
KuGi Slim Trifold Case for Samsung Galaxy Tab S3. If you are looking for a lightweight case with extra functionality, the offer from KuGi is worth checking out. The case is designed to fit the 2017 9.7-inch Galaxy Tab S3. The foldable front cover transforms the case into a viewing or typing stand.
Available in six colors, including Black (above), Rose Gold, and Blue. ⇢ Amazon – $9.90.
BluCase White Linen Sleeve for Samsung Galaxy Tab S3. A premium sleeve made of a high-quality natural washed linen. Inside, the 5mm lightweight foam will protect your tablet from scratches, bumps, dirt and grime. The exterior is made of natural washed linen, produced in Lithuania.
In BluCase shop, you’ll find the same design in several color options. ⇢ Etsy – $17.
Wise Stitch Felt Sleeve for Samsung Galaxy Tab S3. This executive-style cover sleeve is made of premium genuine leather, and 4mm dark wool felt. It features an exterior pocket for documents and cables.
The sleeve is available in a few combinations of felt (dark or light) and brown leather. ⇢ Etsy – $16.
T-Trees Folding Stand Case for Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 9.7. This lightweight and durable case was designed specifically for Galaxy Tab S3. It features the built-in magnetic snap to support sleep/wake feature. The front cover folds to form the stand, either vertical or horizontal.
Available in four colorful designs: Vintage Map (above), Cube, Snow, and Polly. ⇢ Amazon – $14.99.
WWW Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 9.7 2017 Premium Case. We love this case design for its unique exterior displaying flower pattern that’s been cut with a laser precision. The case supports Galaxy Tab’s wake/sleep function – it means the tablet wakes up when you open the front cover, and goes to sleep when you close it.
Inside, you’ll find the strap for one-handed use, and three slots for credit cards. The case is available in eight colors (all featuring laser-cut flower pattern), including Navy Blue (shown above), Mint Green, and Gold. ⇢ Amazon – $16.99.
Homelove Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 9.7 Premium Case. Are you looking for a stylish case with a touch of a unique character? Have a look at the design from Homelove. The thin vertical stripe makes it stand out and highlights the executive style.
The case features a built-in stand, includes four interior card slots, and a loop for the S Pen. A built-in magnetic strip provides auto sleep/wake support. Available in six colors, including Red, Rose Gold, and Navy Blue. ⇢ Amazon – $11.99.
MoKo Smart-shell Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 9.7 Case. Here is the other case from Moko in this overview. It’s worth mentioning because of two reasons. First, it’s the robust tri-fold design that turns into the stand to let users watch videos or type emails. Obviously, with sleep/wake support it automatically wakes the device when opened.
Secondly, the case comes in a large variety of colors and designs. You can pick up the City Night View design that’s shown above, but also Starry Night or Solid Black. ⇢ Amazon – $9.99.
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Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 9.7 with S Pen
HDR-ready Super AMOLED display
Featuring High Dynamic Range on a Super AMOLED display, the Galaxy Tab S3 delivers cinematic vividness, detail and deep contrast to a screen that fits in your hands.
A Snapdragon 820 quad-core processor gives you more power and speed for gaming.
S Pen – the pen nature intended
The revolutionary S Pen has true-to-life pressure and angle sensitivity with the intelligence to translate, magnify, navigate and create with a full palette of brush and pen types. And just like a real pen, it never needs to be charged.
Detachable keyboard – perfect pairing
Easily switch from touch to type with a featherlight keyboard that auto-pairs, attaches on contact and never needs charging.
Powerful Quad speakers
Powerful Quad speakers, tuned by AKG, calibrate with your movements as you rotate the Galaxy Tab S3, and intuitively reflect what’s playing on-screen.
Lightning quick charging
Groundbreaking charge speed powers you through up to 12 hours on a single charge. Then you can get back up to a full charge with three hours of Adaptive Fast Charging.
Store all your photos with built-in 32GB of storage that expands up to an extra 256 GB.
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