Otterbox cases are known to be the best built case to protect any phones you might have. If you’re still confuse and curious about which one to buy between Otterbox Symmetry and Otterbox Defender for your new phone, we’re here to summarize the difference between these two cases. Let’s check it out!

The Defender Series

Otterbox defender for samsung galaxy s9 and s9 plus Australia mobile devices

The Otterbox Defender offers a heavy duty look and tons of protection. One of the goals of Otterbox Defender is keeping your device from serious and high drops. The defender series is made definitely for those of you working out in the field or and adventurer type of person who have a higher possibility of dropping the phone. What makes it so unique from other cases is the built-in screen protector that adds more protection. The built-in screen protector is also hard to find with other cases.

The defender series has three layers of protection which is worth it if double protection is what you’re looking for. There are also cool features from this bulky case which is added to the back of the outer layer. You can apply the kickstand or belt clip for easy viewing on the table or put it on your belt while going out.

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The Symmetry Series

 Case Otterbox Symmetry Series for Samsung galaxy s9 and s9 plus Australia mobile devices

Previously we already write about The Otterbox Symmetry Series but in this article we are going discuss more deeper for Samsung galaxy S9 / S9 plus Devices. The Otterbox Symmetry from Outerbox is made slimmer than the Defender series. The case is also made for people out there looking for style and light weight cases. With one-piece design and slimmer than the Defender series, the Symmetry cases still can protect from a high drop, just in a stylish way. This stylish case also have multiple layers of protection, but only two layers. Your new Galaxy S9 will sure be protected, just not on the same level as the Defender series.

The Symmetry cases comes in different kind of design and colors. Wether you choose the Symmetry or Defender series, there is always different colours and style for your new phone that match your sense of style.

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Certified drop protection for Samsung

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Both Symmetry and Defender cases have certified drop protection. Every case with certified drop logo in Otterbox cases has rigorous testing performed to ensure each case is dependable and durable when needed most. The test include:

  • Drop Test
  • Abrasion Test
  • Proximity Sensor Test
  • Fingerprint Sensor Test
  • NFC Connectivity Test
  • Insertion Removal Test
  • Button Compatibility Test
  • Port Compatibility Test
  • Fit Test
  • Call Audio Test
  • Voice Command Recognition Test
  • Loudspeaker Test
  • Touchscreen Compatibility Test
  • Switch Compatibility Test
  • Purse Test
  • Cavi Wipe Test
  • Purell® Wipe Test
  • Rubbing Alcohol Test
  • Cross-Cut Adhesion Test
  • Sweat Test
  • Thermal Shock Test
  • UV Test
  • Holster Test
  • Camera Test
  • High Temp & Humidity Test
  • Cold Storage Test
  • Hand Lotion Resistance Test
  • Makeup Resistance Test
  • Jeans Pocket Test
  • Ambient Light Sensor Test


Trying to decide between two different types of cases always comes from your personal need and style. We personally think that the Defender case is for those of you who work on the field or with a more rugged lifestyle. So it depends wether you want to choose a high level of protection or a style case with simple installation. Although the Symmetry series have two layers of protection, the Symmetry have more selection of design and colours. The choice is yours to decide wether you choose the Symmetry or Defender for your new Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus.

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