The Week in iPad Cases: Bag it up! Handsome carry-all bags from WaterField and Pad & Quill

This week’s roundup of new iPad cases features classic cases from Incipio and Brydge, versatile options from Case Logic and Devicewear, and a heavy-duty sleeve from Thule.

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This week’s roundup of new iPad cases features classic cases from Incipio and Brydge, versatile options from Case Logic and Devicewear, and a heavy-duty sleeve from Thule.

booq boasaddle ipad


The Boa saddle (all iPad models; $195) sports a modern and fashionable briefcase-esque design, with plenty of room for your electronic gear and personal items.

The Boa saddle includes a main compartment with separate pockets for your iPad, iPhone, and even a to-go coffee mug. It also features a water-repellent coating, and can be secured on top of your wheeled luggage with a dedicated strap.

brydge protectiveshell ipad


The Protective Shell (iPad Air 2; $39) is a transparent polycarbonate enclosure that protects your iPad without hiding the features of its industrial design.

The shell provides precise openings for the iPad’s buttons, Lightning port, and camera, and features cutouts compatible with the Brydge Air keyboard’s hinges for a complete protective solution.

caselogic surefitrotating ipad

Case Logic

The SureFit Rotating Folio (all iPad models; $30) completely surrounds and protects your iPad, securing it with four elastic corner bands.

The case doubles as a stand in both landscape and portrait orientation, offers access to all of the iPad’s ports and buttons, and comes with one more elastic band to firmly close its cover when you’re on the go.

devicewear traveler ipad


The Traveler (all iPad models; $40) is a portfolio case padded with a cushiony combination of leather-like material and soft velvet for ultimate protection.

The case includes a zippered closure, sports interior slots for your cards, stylus, and notepads, and doubles as a typing stand in landscape orientation.

incipio plex ipad


The Plex (all iPad mini models; $50) is an easy to install (and, of course, remove) screen protector made from tempered glass.

The Plex prevents cracks from forming if accidentally dropped. It also keeps the disply scratch-free while minimizing the effects of oily fingerprints, thanks to its smooth surface and anti-smudge coating.

padandquill briefcase ipad

Pad & Quill

Manufactured with full grain leather and canvas, the Briefcase (all iPad models; $295) features two internal dividers for your laptop and iPad, as well as a number of pockets for all your accessories.

The Briefcase sports a water resistant treatment that protects your electronics from rain and snow, parachute grade nylon stitches designed to last a lifetime, and a shoulder strap to comfortably carry it hands free during your daily commute. It is currently available for pre-order, with expected delivery in August, and comes in olive green/galloper black, olive green/chestnut, ranger tan/chestnut, charcoal gray/chocolate, or charcoal gray/galloper black.

saddleback tabletbag ipad


Don’t be fooled by appearances: The elegant Tablet Bag (all iPad models; $198) may look like a regular satchel, but it provides plenty of room for your iPad and many other useful items.

Available in tobacco, dark coffee brown, chestnut, or black, the bag sports a top handle and a removable shoulder strap, an open back pocket, and a front pocket firmly secured with a buckle closure.

thule stravan ipad


The Strävan (all iPad mini models; $45) is a water-resistant sleeve with a thick layer of padding designed to prevent damage from bumps and falls.

The sleeve sports additional foam material around the edges, a plush lining that keeps your iPad clean and scratch free, and an external zippered pocket for your iPhone or accessories.

waterfiel vitessemesseger ipad

WaterField Designs

The Vitesse Messenger bag (all iPad models; $159 to $169) sports a generous main compartment, with different partitions for your laptop, iPad, and daily necessities.

Made with waxed canvas complemented by chocolate leather tabs, the bag features a top grab handle for easy carrying, a nylon adjustable strap, and a front waterproof-zippered pocket large enough to contain your iPhone or a wallet. The Vitesse Messenger comes in burgundy, brown, or navy.

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