The Week in iPad Cases
This week's selection of iPad cases truly has a little for everyone. Whether you're out in the snow, running across the jungle, or just lounging at home on your favorite chair, we've got something for you to protect your tablet of choice.
The BooqPad mini (iPad mini; $40) is a veritable office-on-the-go for Apple’s latest entry in the tablet market.
The BooqPad mini comes in two variants—black/grey and grey—and features room for a notepad, pen, or stylus; it also sports a couple extra pockets for good measure.
The Vintage Love (iPad 2, 3, and 4; $85) brings together the company’s trademark book-binding bamboo case design with a special Valentine’s Day-inspired motif embossed in gold right on the front cover.
The case is compatible with the iPad’s magnetic sleep/wake functionality, and can be customized with an engraved monogram of your choice.
The Zattere (iPad 2, 3, and 4; $50) is a sleeve made from a special paper-like material. In addition to offering excellent protection, it features a unique writeable, water-resistant surface that makes customization fun and easy.
The Zattere’s most interesting feature, however, is the fact that its all-natural construction means the sleeve is fully compostable, thus greatly reducing its environmental footprint.
The new Gravity Collection (all iPad models; $35 to $60) includes the Agent 6 sleeve, available in black or green, a handy padded sleeve that offers excellent protection and extra storage space in the form of a multifunctional external pocket.
Also part of the collection is the Agent 6 Sling (pictured here), which takes the concept further by incorporating a shoulder strap with a built-in carrying pocket for accessories and cables.
The Super Slim Dual (iPad mini; $15) combines a Smart Cover front cover with a hard rubberized back protector for maximum protection.
The case combo is compatible with the iPad mini’s magnetic sleep/wake feature, and comes in a variety of colors, including black, green, blue, pink, and red.
The SplashSak (all iPad models; $19 to $33) is a collection of lightweight waterproof bags designed to be keep your tablet safe from the elements under the most challenging conditions.
Available in a variety of sizes and colors, the SplashSak models can house iPads alongside everything from maps to other electronics; the line features a number of different wearing options, from shoulder straps to arm mounts.
The Soli (iPad mini; $120) is made of premium leather for extra leather and features a segmented cover that protects your screen and folds over to work as a stand in two landscape positions.
The hand-crafted case offers excellent protection thanks to a generous amount of padding and features a magnetic closure for easy access. It comes in black, red, brown, or tan.
The Jacket D7 (all iPad models; $25) features a super-soft interior to keep your iPad safe, a front pocket for cables and accessories, and a back cover for documents and other papers.
Available in black/teale, red, or chocolate/orange, the case also features a removable shoulder strap and clutch handle.
The Sumo Camo (all iPad models, $20) is a sleeve designed to keep your tablet safe during transport. It’s built from soft and durable neoprene, which makes it both water resistant and protective against bumps and drops.
The sleeve, which is small enough to fit into your larger laptop bag, features a simple flap closure and a cool camo design, available in red, military green, or black.
If you want to try your hand at long-range photography without breaking the bank, the company’s 12X Telescope Case (iPad mini; $40) may be for you.
The case, which comes in black, incorporates a detachable telephoto lens that magnifies up to twelve times and features a special microfocus ring for adjusting the sharpness of your photos and videos.