New iPad cases of the week
This week’s roundup of new iPad cases features the Griffin Snapbook, a folio with a removable Bluetooth keyboard that also serves as a protective case. Plus, barely-there screen protectors, colorful shells, and much more. Read on!
The ScreenForce transparent screen protector (iPad Pro; $30 MSRP) keeps your screen smudge- and scratch-free. Belkin promises that this lightweight screen shield keeps your display’s resolution clear, is easy to install, and can be used with any case.
The Two Tone (9.7-inch iPad Pro; starts at $64.95 MSRP) is a slim and lightweight book-style case with a polymer tray, which keeps your iPad protected while offering full access to its buttons and ports.
This case sports an elastic closure, is compatible with the iPad Pro’s magnetic sleep/wake function, and includes a dedicated stylus holder for your Apple Pencil. The Two Tone supports hands-free use in landscape orientation and comes in green/gunnysack, dove gray/indigo, or granite/merlot.
The aptly-named Folio Case (9.7-inch iPad Pro; $26 MSRP or $6 to $14 on Amazon) combines a synthetic leather exterior with a soft microfiber lining, and features a magnetic cover compatible with your iPad Pro’s sleep/wake feature.
This lightweight case doubles as a stand with support for multiple viewing and typing angles, comes with a stylus loop for your Apple Pencil, and is available in a number of catchy patterns and solid tones.
The Snapbook with Keyboard (9.7-inch iPad Pro and iPad Air 2; $100 MSRP) combines a folio-style case with a removable Bluetooth keyboard. It features a soft interior lining designed to prevent scratches and smudges, a sturdy TPU shell that should withstand drops from up to six feet, and raised edges to keep your screen safe when placed face-down on flat surfaces.
The Leather Case (9.7-inch iPad Pro; $77 to $155 MSRP) sports a padded interior with a magnetic closure for safe carrying.
This handcrafted case features cutouts for all of the iPad’s ports and buttons, and doubles as a stand in landscape orientation for watching movies and surfing the web. For a personal touch, it can be customized with a variety of leather types and different colors.
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The Contega Thin Case (9.7-inch iPad Pro; $89.95 MSRP) features an elegant folio design with a linen exterior available in charcoal, cranberry, or grey.
The case includes a multi-angle stand for hands-free use in landscape orientation, is compatible with the iPad Pro’s magnetic sleep/wake feature, and sports an elastic band that keeps the cover securely closed and doubles as a holder for your Apple Pencil.
The Heritage Tab Folio (9.7-inch iPad Pro; $119.95 MSRP) sports a versatile cover with extra room for documents and credit cards.
This leather case sports a microsuede lining that minimizes fingerprints, doubles as a stand with support for various viewing and typing angles, and is compatible with the iPad Pro’s magnetic sleep/wake feature. The Heritage Tab Folio comes in cognac or black.
The Unicorn Beetle Pro (9.7-inch iPad Pro; $25 MSRP, available on Amazon for the same price) has a rugged two-layer construction and sports a convenient retractable kickstand. The case includes a built-in screen protector, meets military drop test standards, and sports reinforced bumpers designed to keep sides and corners safe from impact. The Unicorn Beetle Pro comes in blue/black, black, white/gray.
The InvisibleShield Glass (9.7-inch iPad Pro; $50 MSRP) protects your screen with an thin, clear layer of tempered glass. The screen shield is compatible with all touchscreen functions, keeps your iPad’s screen looking crisp, and sports a special oleophobic coating that minimizes fingerprints and smudges for easy cleaning.