Last Updated on April 14, 2019
If you have an iPad, there’s a big chance that a lot of what you do revolves around it. It could have your daily schedule, as well as some of your most important notes.
It could have all the apps that you need for work, as well as those that you need to track your day to day routine such as exercise routines, food intake, and a lot more. It is also likely that your iPad has a lot of things that could keep you entertained for hours.
It will definitely have your favorite MP3s, movies, and videos, as well as a few of your favorite games. Knowing how much you have invested into it, the need to protect it becomes even more important.
Protecting Your Gadget
This is where the importance of iPad cases comes into play. With different materials used to absorb the impact when your iPad falls to the ground, as well as to prevent any scratches that could affect its appearance and performance, you can make sure that your iPad is free from any damage. Yes, some people may argue that you could always have your iPad replaced if something happens to it. You backup your files anyway, and you can always retrieve all your apps through your iCloud. But just imagine the inconvenience that this could cause. It could set you back for hours, even days, as you try to go back to your usual routine. Definitely, preventing a mishap by using a protective iPad case would be the best way to go.
Function and Design
The awesome thing about iPad cases nowadays is the fact that their designers have possibly thought of everything. The materials used vary, with a lot of them being durable enough to withstand the hardest bumps and the highest falls. Some have pockets for you to put other stuff into, while some have stands that allow you to position your iPad more conveniently as you use it. Some are classy, while some are practical. Some are for the more serious iPad users, while the others show a carefree and casual streak. Some show a rainbow of bright colors, and some stick to more neutral ones. Regardless of the personality it shows, these iPad cases definitely prove that things become just a little bit more interesting if you mix both function and design into one smart package.
Here are some of the best iPad cases around:
BookBook for iPad Mini by Twelve South
BookBook for iPad mini is a handmade, genuine leather hardback case made exclusively for iPad mini.
Web iPad Mini Case by Chet
Web is an iPad Mini case with an integrated web that stores everything from pens to business cards, helping you keep track of those small but important things that so often fall through the cracks.
Cargito Air Charging iPad Case
The Cargito Air Charging iPad Case is designed to fit the iPad Air or previous gen. iPad with or without the Apple Smart Case.
Includes a battery pack and a lighting cable made for Apple that will charge an iPad tablet, iPhone or iPod.
Gripster Wrap iPad Case
Multi-functional grip, stand, protective wrap and handle created for the iPad and iPad mini.
DODOcase for iPad
The cover of the DODO case for iPad 2/3 is designed to fold back to be used as a stand. An elastic strap keeps your iPad2/3 protected while on the go.
iPad Air/mini Retina Wool & Leather Sleeve by Cocones
iPad Mini Layover Sleeve by Octovo
Made with Octovo’s custom-made Italian vegetable retanned leather, the piece will acquire a distinct and personal patina over time.
Dejean Leather iPad Case by Bleu de Chauffe
The Dejean Leather iPad Case has been designed especially for the iPad Air and iPad 5.
Targus Hughes Leather Portfolio for Apple iPad
Durable oiled tanned premium leather exterior.
Apple iPad Smart Case
The slim-yet-sturdy iPad Smart Case protects your iPad screen and its aluminum back. So your iPad is fully covered on all sides.
Zipsnap iPad Case by Venque
A back zipper compartment holds on to extras such as earphones, phone and keys. Extra layers added to protect your gadgets, this tablet sleeve is easy to grab on the go.
Heritage Draw iPad Case & Stand by Hard Graft
Handsome and innovative, this iPad case also fuctions as a stand, allowing you to use your iPad as a bedside alarm clock, or to watch movies and type.
Palette iPad Case by Nick & Beau
A finely detailed leather and Merino wool felt case precisely tailored to fit your iPad, designed in San Francisco and made in New York by skilled craftsmen.
Griffin Survivor All-Terrain Case
Tested and certified to meet or exceed US Department of Defense Standard 810F, Griffin’s Survivor Military-Duty Case is designed from the inside out to protect your iPad mini from extreme conditions … dirt, sand, rain, shock, vibration and a host of other environmental factors.
Leather iPad Sleeve by Danny P.
If you are constantly going from one business meeting to another or simply traveling a lot, protect your iPad with this unique case, handmade from top-quality Italian leather.
Caselogic SureFit Tablet Folio
This booklet folio features slim lines and textured fabric, protecting your tablet wherever you go.
Leather and Felt iPad Case by Hard Graft
Lightweight, pliable and relaxed while ticking all the boxes of what an iPad Case should do: it sports all three positions with ease – typing, surfing and watching.
BrickCase for iPad Mini
The BrickCase is the first iPad mini snap-on hard case designed with an edge-to-edge studded baseplate building surface. Compatible with LEGO, Kre-O, and MegaBloks bricks and elements.
Tablet Case by Gentlemen’s Hardware
This handsome tablet case is designed for the stylish man on the go.
The Ridge Slim Case by Devicewear
Designed to both look good and feel good, The Ridge has been redesigned with luxurious vegan leather exterior that shields the New iPad Air 2 from bumps and bruises, while its soft microfiber interior cushions the screen from scratches.
Army iPad Case by Herschel Supply Co
The iPad case allows you to protect your device while staying stylish. Featuring a zip-closer, a synthetic leather lower panel, and a Herschel Supply Co. tag stitched to the front, the case is fully lined with a soft supple fleece to avoid all scratches.
Origami Case with Wake/Sleep Function for iPad Mini
Hybrid silicone/microfiber inner case provides superior 360-degree shock and scratch protection.
Mujjo iPad Envelope Sleeve for iPad and iPad Mini
Crafted out of a unique combination of felt and vegetable-tanned leather, this sleeve has been designed to fit the iPad and iPad mini.
iPad Mini Leather Belt Sleeve in Cuoio
iPad Mini belt sleeve in Cuoio, handmade in Spain out of Italian vegetable–tanned leather with natural leather lining and burnished and dyed edges for a smooth feel. It features additional large front pocket for headphones or other accessories. Three layers of thick leather with belt closure will make a great protection for your valuable device.
SettonBrothers Ipad Air Sleeve
The SettonBrothers Ipad Air Sleeve lets you transport your Ipad Air with an executive look and a sleek design with a vintage touch.
iPad Mini Envelope by SodaKitsch
Carry your ipad mini with style with this beautiful envelope sleeve. Hand made in Scotland from the ?nest vegetable tanned leather from Italy. Lined in a soft suede that has been hand screen printed.
Tilt Ipad Case Stand Light Grey by ÉSTIE
The Tilt Case & Stand for iPad 2/3, iPad Air, and iPad Mini is an up to date classic. It effortlessly sports all three positions – typing, surfing, and watching.
Sleeve for iPad by band&roll
No matter what your lifestyle is, this sleeve was designed to complete it and to keep your iPad safe from externalities.
Venture iPad Case by Case-Mate
Portfolio style case for the new iPad. Built-in stand that remains hidden when not in use.
iPad Case in Brown or Black by Ostfold
The Ostfold tablet case is a wool and leather protective sleeve designed to protect your device from wear and tear. The case comes with a wooden pencil and a 16 page Kraft paper cover notepad. The leather is perforated with 698 holes.