|Mate 8 PU Leather Case|
Over the years wallet cases improved quite a lot. In the early days of smartphones wallet cases were considered bulky and and they were not providing a solid protection for the devices they were intended to protect but today, these kind of cases are considered mainstream. It didn't happen overnight, it happened because they made great adjustments and improved a lot.
There are a lot of really protective Regular Mate 8 Cases out there if solid protection is what you are looking for but you might be surprised to know that modern wallet cases can be as protective as the best regular cases out there.