The Week in iPad Cases: WaterField’s elegant case protects in style

This week’s roundup of new iPad cases features multi-purpose protection from STM and CaseCrown, refined marble from Mikol, all-weather solutions from New Trent and Kensington, and much more.

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This week’s roundup of new iPad cases features multi-purpose protection from STM and CaseCrown, refined marble from Mikol, all-weather solutions from New Trent and Kensington, and much more.

casecrown campus ipad


Made with durable canvas, the Campus North Messenger (iPad Air 2; $40) sports plenty of room for your iPad and your daily necessities.

The lightweight case includes a padded compartment with an elastic band and velcro closure, pockets on the back and front for your accessories and iPhone, and an adjustable shoulder strap.

innerexile pyramid ipad


The Pyramid (all iPad mini models; $33) is a washable sleeve, lined with durable water-resistant kraft paper.

The case comes with a magnet leather buckle, turns into a desk stand in portrait orientation for comfortable viewing, and includes an inner microfiber suede lining that adds extra padding and helps keep your screen clean.

kensington secureback ipad


The SecureBack Rugged (iPad Air and Air 2; $100) features a rubberized outer shell for maximum protection against bumps and accidental falls.

The case includes a rotating hand strap, a shoulder strap, and a raised bezel. It comes with button and volume covers, and supports credit card readers if used as payment system.

mikol marble ipad


The Marble Cover (iPad Air 2, iPad mini 3; $69) sports an elegant backing made with natural marble veneer fused on a TPU shell for a unique look.

The case sports a precisely cut camera opening, and is available in carrara white, nero marquina, or rosso verona.

newtrent gladius ipad

New Trent

The Gladius Air (iPad Air; $45) is a rugged case designed for active lifestyles and rugged use.

Made with leather and polycarbonate, the case sports a rotating hand strap in the back, and includes a retractable built-in stand for watching a movie or reading a book in landscape orientation.

speck stylefolioluxe ipad


The StyleFolio Luxe (iPad Air 2; $45) features a fashionable folio design with a protective hardshell construction.

The case sports a cover compatible with the iPad Air 2’s magnetic sleep/wake feature, doubles as a stand in landscape orientation, and is available in a number of metallic shades and trendy patterns such as faux snake turquoise, faux blac croc, and textured metallic white gold.

stm link ipad


The Link (all iPad models; $60) sports plenty of room for your iPad, its accessories, your wallet, a number of pens, and reading material.

Available in graphite, red, or olive, the shoulder bag features a main compartment padded with foam and soft nylex, a drop pocket with magnetic closure for your iPhone, and a smaller section where you can easily organize your pens and charging cables.

typo typokeyboard ipad


The Typo Keyboard (iPad Air and Air 2; $189) combines a Bluetooth keyboard with full-sized keys and a sturdy outer shell to keep your iPad Air safe when you’re on the go.

The case includes an adjustable aluminum hinge that supports landscape or portrait viewing at a variety of angles, while the keyboard features built-in auto correct for easier typing and a high-capacity battery that lasts up to one year on a single charge.

waterfield smartcase ipad

WaterField Designs

The Smart Case (iPad Air 2, iPad mini 3; $67) sports a multi-layered build that combines different materials for a functional but trendy look.

The case features a plastic insert shell for sturdiness, fused with a suede lining that keeps your screen clean and scratch-free. On the outside, you can pick your choice of color fabric, with leather accents that offer long-lasting performance and beauty. The Smart Case includes a back pocket for your accessories and comes in copper, flame, green, black, pearl, or pine.

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