Extra storage, ultra rugged, and everything in between
This week's roundup of new iPad cases comes with a collection of great options for those who want ruggedized protection—and a few classic alternatives for everyday use.
The Leather-Style Doodle (iPad Air 2; $27) makes your tablet stand out with a trendy doodle design engraved right on its cover.
The case includes a built-in hand grip for easy carrying, is compatible with the iPad Air 2’s magnetic sleep/wake feature, and doubles as a viewing stand in either portrait or landscape orientation.
The CinemaSeat (iPad Air, iPad Air 2; $40) turns your tablet into a veritable in-car entertainment system.
The case features an adjustable strap that allows you to secure it around your headrest, a padded frame for extra peace of mind, and a pocket at the back to store your charging cable and earphones.
The Hideaway (iPad mini 3; $60) offers all-around protection, with a ruggedized silicone frame and integrated screen cover.
The case includes a rigid internal frame to prevent damage from drops, doubles as a viewing and typing stand in landscape orientation, and comes in several combinations of black, red, royal blue, lime, orange, and light blue.
The Shockdrop Poptop (iPad Air 2; $60) features rugged materials and dual-layer construction to withstand the harshest conditions.
Available in red or black, the case sports reinforced bumpers, an integrated screen cover, and an anti-glare flash ring for taking photos. It doubles as a viewing stand in landscape orientation.
The Premium Soft Gel Cover (iPad Air 2; $14) is designed to precisely fit your tablet without adding significant bulk.
The case prevents damage from drops and bumps, is compatible with Apple’s Smart Cover, and comes in blue, frost clear, smoke, or pink.
The AnyAngle (iPad Air 2; $60) features essential protection packaged in a modern design.
The case doubles as a viewing stand at multiple angles in landscape orientation, is compatible with the iPad Air 2’s magnetic sleep/wake feature, and comes in black, red/blue, purple, white, green/blue, or white/yellow.
Pad & Quill
The Contega (iPad Air 2; $100) sports a book-style frame manufactured with finished wood, bonded leather, and bindery cloth.
Available in onyx black or whiskey, the case sports a handcrafted, satin finished Baltic birch cradle, doubles as a viewing stand in landscape orientation, and is compatible with the iPad Air 2’s magnetic sleep/wake feature.
The Phorce Pro (all iPad models; $742) offers a comprehensive on-the-go solution for all your electronics. It holds both a MacBook and an iPad, and also incorporates a battery pack that can be used to recharge them—even your MacBook.
Comfortable and compact, the bag features several pockets and compartments to store all your essentials, is made from water-resistant natural fabric and foam padding to prevent unwanted damage, and comes with a 360-degree expansion zipper to double its size when necessary.
The 695 Magnetic Leather Case (iPad Air 2; $139) wraps your tablet in a cocoon of protection while providing extra storage options in its cover.
Handmade with Spanish leather, the case sports precise cutouts to access all buttons and ports, is compatible with the iPad Air 2’s magnetic sleep/wake feature, and doubles as a viewing stand in landscape orientation.