The Week in iPad Cases: Sunrise Hitek's rugged case for the iPad Pro

This week's roundup of new iPad cases includes Sunrise Hitek's Defender, a rugged case for the iPad Pro that looks like a cute, little tire. Plus, patterned sleeves from iLuv, and more.

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This week’s roundup of new iPad cases includes Sunrise Hitek’s Defender, a rugged case for the iPad Pro that looks like a cute, little tire. Plus, patterned sleeves from iLuv, and more. Read on!

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Case Logic

The Intrata (all iPad models and iPad Pro; $20 to $28) is a simple carrying case with a front pocket for your accessories.

The Intrata comes in a variety of sizes, sports a removable shoulder strap, and comes with a luggage loop that doubles as top handle. It’s available in blue, black, or pepper.

iluv gaudi ipad


The Gaudi Sleeve (all iPad models except iPad Pro; $20) protects your iPad with a foam-padded sleeve available in bright pink or silver. This sleeve features a zippered closure with two interior corner flaps, includes a plush lining that protects against scratches, and comes with an exterior pocket for your earbuds or Lightning cable.

luvvitt convertible ipad


The Convertible Bag (all iPad models and iPad Pro; $60) is a versatile messenger bag made with sturdy ballistic nylon.

The Convertible Bag features lots of individually-labeled pockets to organize your accessories, and two plush lined compartments for larger items. Its versatile design means you can use it as a cross-body satchel, backpack, or hand bag.

macally slimfoldable ipad


The Slim Foldable Case (iPad mini 4; $20) features a folio design with a magnetic cover that doubles as a stand in landscape orientation with support for multiple viewing angles.

This lightweight case grants unhindered access to all of the iPad’s ports and buttons, is compatible with the iPad mini’s magnetic sleep/wake feature, and comes in gray or black.

stm bowery ipad


Available in blue or gray, the Bowery (all iPad models and iPad Pro; $99.95) is a functional briefcase designed to keep all your electronics in one place when you’re out and about.

Manufactured with high-density foam, the brief features a large main compartment with dedicated sleeves for your iPad and MacBook, and smaller pockets for your iPhone and other accessories. The Bowery comes with a reflective loop for better visibility at night, and even features a soft fleece-lined exterior slot for extra convenience.

sunrisehitek ruggeddefender ipad

Sunrise Hitek

Looking for rugged protection? The Defender (iPad mini 4 and iPad Pro; $34) sports a double-layered construction that combines a soft silicone exterior with a hard shell interior.

Available in black or red, the Defender includes a retractable kickstand and a built-in screen protector, and features a textured finish to make sure your iPad doesn’t accidentally slip from your fingers.

targus thinkpad ipad


The ThinkPad Casual Messenger Bag (all iPad models and iPad Pro; $60) features a lightweight design with a protective compartment for your iPad and a number of internal slots for other essentials.

This messenger bag includes a soft-to-the-touch shoulder strap, carrying handles, a fold-over flap to keep its contents secure, and a slip pocket for additional storage.

thinkgeek bagofholding ipad


The Bag of Holding (all iPad models and iPad Pro; $35) features lots of pockets and compartments for everything you’ll need when traveling—or for navigating a tech conference or fan convention. 

Its main attraction is a front pouch, whose hinged design and vinyl cover allow you to use your iPad without having to take it out of the bag. A complement of shoulder straps and handles give you plenty of carrying options, and special grommets between the various compartments make it possible to thread cables through for easy charging and tethering between devices.

tucano luna ipad


Made with water repellent material, the Luna (iPad Pro; $60) is a reflective backpack designed to keep you visible in the darkest conditions.

Currently available for preorder, this backpack sports an ergonomic design that’s easy on your shoulders, a main compartment for your iPad Pro, and three zippered pockets for your iPhone and other smaller items. It’s available in either acid green (pictured) or silver.

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