Big Pro, lil Pro
This week’s roundup of new iPad cases brings you cool gear to keep your new 9.7-inch iPad Pro safe—right out of the box. Read on!
The Survivor All-Terrain (9.7-inch iPad Pro; $80) is a protective enclosure made to withstand everday use in active, rugged environments.
Tested to meet military drop-test standards, the case features a polycarbonate frame lined with foam; sealed port covers to keep out water, dust, and dirt; and a retractable kickstand for hands-free use in landscape orientation. The Survivor All-Terrain comes in black or black/blue.
The DropTech (9.7-inch iPad Pro; $59.95) will fully protect the back and sides of your brand-new iPad Pro with a reinforced rubber bumper.
Expected to ship in April, this dual-layered case is designed for quick installation and removal, grants full access to all of the iPad’s ports and buttons, and is available in red/black, black, or royal blue/light blue.
The Octane Pure (9.7-inch iPad Pro; $40) combines a clear backing with a reinforced bumper and a cover made from vegan leather.
Available in black, cyan, pink, or purple, the case sports a scratch-resistant coating to minimize wear and tear, can be used as a stand for viewing or typing, and includes a microfiber lining designed to keep your iPad nice and clean.
The Sleeve (all iPad models except the 12.9-inch iPad Pro; $15) sports a water-resistant exterior with a memory foam padded interior for all-around protection.
The sleeve keeps your iPad safe throughout the day, prevents damage from drops and bumps, and comes with a dual-zippered closure for extra convenience.
The Heritage UltraSlim (9.7-inch iPad Pro; $59.95) sports an elegant form-fitting design that keeps your iPad Pro protected without adding bulk.
Handcrafted with leather, the pouch features a stylish, patterned microsuede lining, and comes in cognac or black. The Heritage UltraSlim is available for preorder, with delivery expected to begin at the end of April.
The StyleFolio Pencil (9.7-inch iPad Pro; $59.95) features a versatile folio layout, complete with a form-fitting holder for your Apple Pencil.
Made with faux leather, this case doubles as a stand with support for multiple viewing and typing angles. It features a secure clasp closure for worry-free carrying, and a vertical inkwell-style receptacle for quick access to your Apple Pencil when you’re drawing or writing.
The VersaVu Signature (iPad Air, iPad Air 2, and 9.7-inch iPad Pro; $60) sports a fashionable faux-leather exterior, and is finished with premium fabric and metallic accents for a modern look.
Available in black or brown, the folio case is compatible with the iPad’s magnetic sleep/wake feature, includes a stylus holder for your Apple Pencil, and doubles as a stand either in portrait or landscape orientation.
The BookBook Travel Journal (all iPad models, except the 12.9-inch iPad Pro; $100) sports plenty of room for your iPad and its accessories.
The journal features a gorgeous genuine-leather book-bound exterior equipped with a dual-zippered closure to keep your iPad secure, while its interior includes a number of elastic and adjustable bands and pockets to keep everything neatly organized and firmly in place.
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The Folio Case (9.7-inch iPad Pro; $59.95) combines a soft inner core with a textured exterior that provides excellent grip—even during active use.
This case includes a retractable aluminum stand that supports up to five viewing angles in either landscape or portrait orientation, features a built-in stylus holder for your Apple Pencil, and comes in black, magma, and cobalt. Slated to start shipping at the end of March, the Folio Case is compatible with Apple’s Smart Cover and Smart Keyboard.