New iPad cases of the week
In this week’s roundup of new iPad cases, you’ll find a new version of Brydge’s popular keyboard case that’s compatible with the smaller iPad Pro. Plus, sturdy back shells, lightweight folios, carry-all bags, and much more!
The BrydgeAir (9.7-inch iPad Pro, iPad Air and Air 2; $150 MSRP, available for the same price on Amazon) is a keyboard case, featuring a comfortable Bluetooth keyboard that doubles as a cover when folded.
The case features a handy hinge for attaching the keyboard to your iPad, includes dedicated speakers for a better listening experience, and comes with an aluminum exterior available in silver, space gray, or gold. The BrydgeAir has been on the market for some time, but now has confirmed compatibility with the 9.7-inch iPad Pro.
The Translucent Frosted Back Case (9.7-inch iPad Pro; $30 MSRP, on sale for $27 through Fintie or $11 on Amazon) is a form-fitting hard-shell case with a cover that triggers the iPad’s magnetic sleep/wake feature.
Slim and lightweight, the case includes a microfiber lining for extra protection, offers unhindered access to the iPad’s buttons and ports, and can be used as a stand for viewing or typing. It is available in black, purple, brown, green, blue, pink, red, white, gray, and two graphics motifs.
Made of silicone and polycarbonate, the case features a rotating handle for easy carrying, sealed port covers to prevent contamination from water and dirt, and an interchangeable back plate with a kickstand feature for hands-free use in landscape orientation.
Throwback! The Trapper Keeper (9.7-inch iPad Pro, iPad Air and Air 2; $30 MSRP, available for $12.79 on Amazon) sports a familiar-looking folio design inspired by everyone’s favorite binder, with a soft interior lining that protects against smudges and scratches.
This lightweight case features four elastic corners that secure your iPad to its frame, doubles as a stand in landscape orientation with support for different viewing angles, and comes with a magnetic flap that prevents its cover from opening when you’re on the go.
The Protection Sleeve (12.9-inch iPad Pro; $79 MSRP) combines a leather exterior with a wool felt interior for extra protection against bumps and drops.
The sleeve includes a zippered main compartment for your iPad Pro, a separate front pocket for your accessories, and a sturdy leather handle for safe carrying. It also comes with a stylus holder for your Apple Pencil and back buttons to secure its zipper.
The case features reinforced corners to prevent damage to your screen, interior vents that increase air flow and help keep your iPad cool, and a water-resistant coating for extra peace of mind. The Turtle Skin includes an integrated Apple Pencil holder and comes in black, blue, green, pink, or purple.
The case can be used as a stand for typing and viewing, grants unfettered access to the iPad’s ports and buttons, and includes rubberized bumpers for extra grip when working on slippery surfaces.
Made with waxed canvas and leather, the bag features a water-resistant coating to keep your contents dry if you get caught in the rain, an extendable strap with a shoulder pad for superior comfort, and a reinforced base with four metal feet that lift it off the ground.
The Custom Leather Sleeve (9.7-inch iPad Pro; $240) features a textured outer shell that can be customized with different solid color trims to suit any taste.
Handcrafted with genuine leather, the sleeve sports a padded interior to keep your iPad free of scratches and smudges, a stylus loop for your Apple Pencil, and a magnetic closure for quick access.