The Week in iPad Cases: Speck's iGuy could be the perfect iPad case for kids

This week's roundup of new iPad cases features a fun, kid-friendly case from Speck that looks like your best buddy. Plus, folios, sleeves, and more.

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All new cases for your 9.7-inch iPad Pro

This week’s roundup of new iPad cases features a fun, kid-friendly case from Speck that looks like your best buddy. Plus, folios, sleeves, and more.

apple silicone ipad


Apple’s classic Silicone Case (9.7-inch iPad Pro; $69) is now available for the new, smaller iPad pro—in fact, it debuted alongside the iPad Pro in March. This case is a translucent hard shell that covers the iPad’s back, and brings snug protection without bulk. The case grants full access to the iPad’s ports and buttons, can be used with Apple’s Smart Keyboard and Smart Cover, and comes in a variety of solid colors.

casecrown boldstandby ipad


The Bold Standby Pro (9.7-inch iPad Pro; $25) completely surrounds and protects your iPad Pro with its versatile folio layout.

Made with water-resistant materials, the case doubles as a stand in landscape orientation, includes a detachable Apple Pencil holder, and is compatible with the iPad Pro’s magnetic sleep/wake feature.

dodocase durablesleeve ipad


The stylish Durable Sleeve (9.7-inch iPad Pro; $69.95) combines a waxed canvas exterior with a cotton twill interior.

Designed to hold your iPad Pro with or without a Smart Keyboard, the sleeve features a three-layer construction with a leather tab closure, and comes in midnight, sage, or navy.

gumdrop hideaway ipad


The Hideaway (9.7-inch iPad Pro; $69.95) features a sturdy enclosure manufactured with silicone and polycarbonate to prevent damage from drops and falls.

Available in black, royal blue/lime, or red/black, the case includes a retractable kickstand, a built-in Apple Pencil holder, and rubber bumpers around its corners to keep your screen safe. The Hideaway is currently available for pre-order, and will ship in June. 

istyles sleeve ipad


The Sleeve (all iPad models except the 12.9-inch iPad Pro; $25) sports a shock-absorbent exterior combined with a soft inner liner.

Available in two sizes, the neoprene sleeve features a zippered closure for the larger model or a fold-over flap for the smaller version, and comes in a variety of colorful high-quality prints.

pelican voyager ipad


The Voyager (9.7-inch iPad Pro; $70) keeps your new iPad Pro safe with military-grade protection.

The case features a retractable kickstand for hands-free use in landscape orientation, a scratch resistant screen protector, and a non-slip soft-to-the touch exterior for a comfortable grip.

snugg flip ipad

The Snugg

The Flip Case (all iPad models except 12.9-inch iPad Pro; $30) features a folio design with a versatile cover that doubles as a stand in landscape orientation for typing and viewing.

The case combines a PU leather exterior with a soft nubuck lining for effective all-around protection, includes a stylus loop for your Apple Pencil, and comes with a convenient elastic hand strap. The Flip Case is available in brown, white, green, hot pink, nude, orange, purple, blue, grey, red, or black.

speck iguy ipad


The iGuy (9.7-inch iPad Pro, iPad Air and Air 2; $39.95) uses military-grade protection to keep your iPad safe—even in the hands of small children.

Made with flexible foam, the lightweight case features a protruding handle on each side for easy carrying, can hold your iPad upright for hands-free use, and comes in caribbean blue or chilli pepper red.

zagg ruggedbook ipad


The Rugged Book (9.7-inch iPad Pro; $150) sports a removable keyboard with magnetic hinges for quick set up.

The multi-layered case has been designed to absorb and dissipate impact from shocks and falls, doubles as a stand in landscape orientation with support for multiple angles, and includes a backlit keyboard for convenient typing in dim conditions.

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