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The Week in iPad Cases: New folios for the iPad Pro

This week's roundup of new iPad cases features a few new folios for the iPad Pro—from Incase, Incipio, Patchworks, and more.

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This week’s roundup of new iPad cases features a few new folios for the iPad Pro—from Incase, Incipio, Patchworks, and more. Read on!

casecrown polynorth ipad
CaseCrown

The Poly North Messenger (9.7-inch iPad Pro; $40 through CaseCrown or $42 from Amazon) is a sleek vertical messenger bag with an adjustable shoulder strap for extra comfort.

Made with water-resistant nylon, the bag features a big main compartment with a number of sections, a padded divider with a dedicated velcro closure for your iPad, and exterior zippered pockets for additional storage. The Poly North Messenger comes in black, brown, or purple.

griffin airstrap ipad
Griffin

The AirStrap 360 (9.7-inch iPad Pro and iPad Air 2; $40 from Griffin, or $26.24 from Amazon) is a rubber hard-shell case that protects your iPad’s back and edges from drops from up to three feet high.

The case features a rounded edges for a comfortable grip, a raised bezel to keep your screen safe, and cutouts for the iPad’s ports and buttons. The AirStrap 360 also includes a rotating strap that turns at 30-degree intervals for one-hand use.

incase bookjacketslim ipad
Incase

Available in wine or charcoal, the Book Jacket Slim (9.7-inch iPad Pro and iPad Air 2; $49.95 through Incase and Amazon) offers all-around protection thanks to its streamlined folio design.

Made with synthetic leather, the slim case sports a magnetic closure, supports multiple viewing angles when used as a stand, and is compatible with the iPad’s magnetic sleep/wake feature.

incipio tuxen ipad
Incipio

The Tuxen (9.7-inch iPad Pro; $50 through Incipio and Amazon) features a faux-leather cover combined with a rigid polycarbonate shell and soft microsuede lining.

The snap-on folio case doubles as a stand for either typing or viewing in landscape orientation, is compatible with the iPad Pro’s magnetic sleep/wake feature, and is available in black, grey, pink, or turquoise.

knomo beauchamp ipad
Knomo

The Mini Beauchamp (all iPad models except the 12.9-inch iPad Pro; $99 to $159 through Knomo and Amazon) is a comfortable backpack with a modern design.

Made with a water-resistant canvas, the Beauchamp comes with a colored polyester lining, and features a main zippered compartment divided into a number of sections for your iPad, iPhone, and their accessories. It’s available in seven colors: black, black/gold, navy, chestnut, coral, grey, or sea.

luvvitt rescue ipad
Luvvitt

The Rescue (9.7-inch iPad Pro; $30 through Luvvitt or $10 on Amazon) is a folio-style case that will keep your device safe from occasional bumps and drops, and can be used as multi-angle stand for typing or viewing in landscape orientation. It’s also compatible with the iPad’s magnetic sleep/wake feature.

patchworks purecover ipad
Patchworks

The PureCover (9.7-inch and 12.9-inch iPad Pro; $35 to $45) sports a transparent hard-shell back with a solid cover for all-around protection.

This folio case is compatible with the iPad Pro’s magnetic sleep/wake feature, doubles as a stand for extra convenience, and comes in champagne gold, black, grey, navy, or pink.

uag screenshield ipad
Urban Armor Gear

The lightweight Screen Shield (9.7-inch iPad Pro; $54.95 through UAG or Amazon) is a screen protector, adding a thin layer of sturdy glass material to your screen to protect it from chips and scratches. It features an oleophobic coating that keeps smudges and fingerprints away, and offers crystal-clear optical quality for a “barely-there” feel.

waterfield indy ipad
WaterField Designs

Available in grizzly or black tone, the Indy (all iPad models; $179 to $189) is a compact shoulder bag made with full-grain leather.

The Indy includes a main zippered compartment for your electronics, an exterior pocket for your accessories, and an adjustable leather strap for comfortable over-the-shoulder carrying. The bag can be customized with either nickel or matte hardware and different colored trims that come in black, green, pine, pearl, copper, or flame.