New iPad cases of the week
This week’s roundup of new iPad cases includes Incase’s latest sleeve for the iPad Pro, which has a built-in holder for the Apple Pencil. Plus, simple sleeves, power-packed backpacks, waterproof pouches for your days at the beach, messenger bags, and more. Read on!
The SureFit 2.0 (all iPad models except 12.9-inch iPad Pro; price unavailable) is book-style folio secured by an elastic closure.
The case includes rubber-coated grips that keep your iPad firmly in place, and supports a number of viewing and typing angles when used as a stand. It comes in black, morel, or phlox.
The Slim Sleeve with Pencil Slot (9.7-inch and 12.9-inch iPad Pro; $39.95 to $49.95 MSRP, $46.95 on Amazon) features faux-fur lining for extra cushioning. The sleeve includes a matching zipper and an embedded Apple Pencil slot, and was built to withstand daily wear and tear—and to make sure your iPad survives the occasional drop.
The Premium Sleeve (9.7-inch iPad Pro; $74.95 MSRP) sports a finely-crafted top-grain leather exterior, finished with contrasting white stitches. The case features a magnetic closure, all-around reinforced padding, and perimeter bumpers for additional protection. The Premium Sleeve also comes with an optional matching accessory pouch for all your cables and chargers.
The case features an interior clamshell enclosure for the iPad, a rubber exterior for impact protection, and a retractable metal stand for hands-free use in landscape or portrait orientation. The Gladius Pro also comes with a built-in screen protector for additional safekeeping.
Handcrafted from real leather, the Cinema (9.7-inch iPad Pro; €135 to €155 MSRP or roughly $150 to $175) keeps your iPad fashionably protectedm, with a variety of materials and patterns to choose from.
The folio case is compatible with the iPad’s magnetic/sleep wake function, doubles as a stand in landscape orientation, and includes a soft leather lining for a smudge-free screen. The Cinema offers full access to the iPad’s ports and buttons, and sports a magnetic closure that keeps its cover in place.
The Drifter (all iPad models; $239.95 MSRP) keeps your gear fully protected and powered through a long workday, thanks to its built-in rapid-charge battery pack.
The backpack features a sizeable main compartment for your iPad, laptop, and books or other accessories, a see-through interior pocket for your iPhone, and a rain cover that can be stored away when you don’t need it. The Drifter also comes with a reflective light loop for visibility at night, and is available in camo, graphite, or navy.
The Tubi Utility (all iPad models except 12.9-inch iPad Pro; $80 MSRP) is a sleek bag designed to safely transport your iPad while you’re biking around.
The bag includes a large compartment secured by a zippered closure and rain cover, a front pocket for your iPhone, and an ergonomic layout for cozy over-the-shoulder carrying. The Tubi Utility comes with an optional shoulder strap, a loop for your bike helmet, and a set of Velcro bands for quick installation. It’s available in black or blue.
The Waterwear (all iPad models except 12.9-inch iPad Pro; $34 MSRP, on sale for $10) is a waterproof transparent pouch that gives you full access to your iPad’s screen while keeping it safe from the elements.
The pouch includes a special insert to stabilize your iPad, a locking mechanism to keep out water, dirt, and other contaminants, and a removable shoulder strap for convenience.