...plus folios, sleeves, and more!
This week’s roundup of new iPad cases features a padded case from STM, sturdy picks from DODOcase, Incipio, and Poetic, and an alternative for photographers from iLuv.
The Durable (all iPad models; $19) sports a clamshell design and is secured by a zippered closure for safe transportation.
Available in amaranth or black, the case doubles as a stand in landscape orientation, features a grip-enhancing molded exterior, and includes four bungee loops that hold your iPad at each corner.
If you like the minimalistic look, the BOOKback (iPad Air and Air 2; $25) is a skin that applies to the back of your iPad Air to prevent scratches from the occasional bump.
The BOOKback features a residue-free adhesive for easy installation and removal, and comes with a grooved exterior designed to minimize accidental slips.
The Flip Case (iPad mini 2 and 3; $25) combines a water-resistant back canvas with a microfiber inner lining to create a slim profile that’s perfect for everyday use.
The case doubles as a stand for viewing and typing in landscape orientation, is compatible with the iPad mini’s magnetic sleep/wake feature, and includes an elastic band to keep everything secure while you’re on the go.
The Selfy (all iPad mini models; $70) sports a rugged exterior with an integrated remote camera shutter for taking hands-free pictures and movies.
The Selfy features three layers of sturdy protection that completely surrounds and protects your iPad mini, includes a retractable kickstand for landscape viewing, and offers full access to all your ports and buttons.
The Flagship Folio (iPad Air; $70) combines a hard shell with a microsuede lining and a carbon fiber patterned finish.
The folio case prevents damage from scratches and minor bumps, and supports multiple viewing angles in landscape orientation thanks to its retractable kickstand.
Perfect for both work and leisure, the BLOK (iPad Air 2; $130) combines a folio design and a detachable Bluetooth keyboard into a functional and protective case.
Specifically engineered to withstand drops from up to six feet high, the BLOK sports squared corners, doubles as stand in landscape orientation for typing and viewing at your favorite angle, and includes a special coating designed to repel liquids.
Pad & Quill
Handcrafted with full grain leather and hand-finished wood, the Aria (iPad Air 2; $150) sports a slim wooden frame that securely holds your iPad Air 2 in place without adding significant bulk to its profile.
Available in whiskey brown or dark chocolate, the case features a dedicated opening for the iPad’s camera, includes a ribbon bookmark for quick removal, and is compatible with your iPad Air 2’s magnetic sleep/wake feature.
Stylish and elegant, the ThinShell (iPad Air; $17) protects your iPad Air while keeping all of its ports and buttons readily accessible.
Compatible with Apple’s Smart Cover, the Thinshell features a snap-on build for easy installation and removal, and comes in grey, blue, red, green, black, or pink.
Manufactured with soft neoprene material, the Glove (all iPad models; $17) sports a plush interior lining designed to minimize smudges and scratches.
This compact and lightweight sleeve features a zippered closure with internal zipper guards and is available in black, magenta, or orange.