The Week in iPad Cases: Roll your gadgets up in Pad & Quill's new backpack

This week's roundup of new iPad cases features Pad & Quill's latest backpack, along with useful folios and modern sleeves.

00 intro, an offbeat case from The Joy Factory, and more

This week’s roundup of new iPad cases features Pad & Quill’s latest backpack, along with useful folios and modern sleeves. Read on!

belkin slimback ipad


The lightweight and compact Slim Backpack (all iPad models and iPad Pro; $50) features a back panel and extra padding for comfortable carrying.

Made with durable polyester, the backpack comes with a roomy main compartment for your iPad and accessories, two zippered exterior pockets for your keys or charging cables, and a removable pouch for extra storage.

devicewear theridge ipad


Manufactured with a faux-leather exterior, the Ridge (iPad Pro; $55) sports a folio layout with a cover that’s compatible with your iPad Pro’s magnetic sleep/wake feature.

Available in blue, red, or black, the Ridge includes a soft microfiber interior to prevent smudges and scratches, and supports both reading and typing angles in landscape orientation when used as a stand.

incipio clarion ipad


The Clarion (iPad Pro; $45) features a translucent back coupled with a rigid cover for all around protection.

Made with a TPU polymer for flexibility and sturdiness, the case doubles as a stand in landscape orientation for typing or viewing, and comes in black, blue, pink, or red.

thejoyfactory bubbleshield ipad

The Joy Factory

The BubbleShield (all iPad mini, iPad, and iPad Air models; $19.95) is a reusable waterproof sleeve that sports a dual-zippered opening.

This transparent sleeve is easy to clean, features an opening for the iPad’s back-facing camera, and comes with a handy metal ring so you can clip it to your carabiner to keep it close.

kensington softcarrying ipad


The Soft Carrying Case (all iPad and iPad Air models; $25) is a neoprene sleeve lined with soft fleece to keep your iPad safe when it’s tucked away.

The sleeve features deep stitched accents, comes with a zippered outer pocket for your accessories, and is compatible with Apple’s Smart Cover.

moshi helioslite ipad


Available in Titanium Gray or Sky Blue, the Helios Lite (all iPad models and iPad Pro; price unavailable) sports spacious interior compartments for your iPad and its accessories.

Made with water-resistant fabric, the bag comes with a padded section, zippered pockets in the back and the front, and a magnetic strap closure.

padandquill rolltopbackpack ipad

Pad & Quill

The Roll Top Backpack (all iPad models and iPad Pro; $319) protects your iPad in style with gorgeous rich leather, hand-pounded copper rivets, and parachute-grade nylon stitching.

The backpack features a dedicated compartment for your iPad, a zippered internal pocket to secure your valuables, and plenty of room for a water bottle, books, and other daily necessities. Available with adjustable shoulder straps for a comfortable fit, it comes in Chestnut, Chocolate, Galloper Black, or Whiskey.

sena future ipad


Manufactured with luxurious Turkish leather, the Future Folio (iPad mini 4; $100) sports an elegant design with a versatile cover that is compatible with your iPad mini’s magnetic sleep/wake feature.

Available in tan or black, the case includes a slot for a credit card or photo ID, a large pocket for cash or documents, and microsuede lining for extra protection. The Future Folio can be used as a stand in landscape orientation in both viewing and typing mode.

targus fitngrip ipad


The Fit-n-Grip (all iPad mini and iPad Air models; $20) features a sturdy cradle with shock-absorbing corners to keep you iPad safe and sound at all times.

The folio supports multiple viewing and typing positions in landscape orientation, grants unobstructed access to your camera, ports, and buttons, and includes an elastic band designed to hold its cover firmly closed when you’re out and about.

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