Choosing a case to protect the investment you’ve made in the iPad is as much a choice of protection as it is of personal style. Yes I know. It’s another accessory review of iPad cases. The longer the iPad is on the market the more cases we are going to see so I figured I would list a few that caught my eye. Honestly, some are pretty hideous but there are a lot of great cases that will keep your iPad safe as well as give it a touch of your own style. Check out this round up of some iPad cases in various styles and maybe you can narrow your decision down.
Marware Eco-Vue iPad Cover
Marware provides you with functionality as well as style. If you want to feel like a high powered professional this case will do the trick. Better yet at $44.99 it’s priced just right. The leather Folio style case has a vertical hand strap for a secure grip and two stand options that fold away when you aren’t using them. One more bonus for the environmentally conscious among us, the Marware Eco-Vue is made from RoHS compliant leather (Restriction of Hazardous Substances). You can pick up the Marware Eco-Vue case for around $30.
Saddleback Leather iPad Pouch
The Saddleback Leather iPad Pouch won’t always protect your iPad, however if you are one of those people who doesn’t like to keep their device in a case all the time this may be right up your alley. Your iPad easily slides into the thick, boot grade leather pouch for easy transport between locations. You can choose from a pretty wide variety of colors to suit your personal tastes and at $41 you get a great value for your money. Also, Saddleback stands behind this product offering a 100 year guarantee. This sturdy, no frills case will keep your iPad safe when you are out and about.
Simplism Flip Leather Cover
The Simplism Flip Leather Cover is another no frills but highly functional case that will protect your iPad. Different from a “sleeve” or “pouch” type case the Simplism Flip Leather Cover holds your iPad for added protection vs. a “sleeve” or “pouch” where you have to remove your iPad. The case comes in 4 colors and is made from an unwoven fabric that is easy on the iPads surface. A nice feature of this case is that you have access to all of the buttons, sensors, speakers and connectors on your device so you don’t have to remove your iPad to connect your headphones or other accessories. You can purchase the Simplism Flip Leather Cover for around $50.
XGear Traveler iPad Folio
If you take your iPad with you wherever you go then the XGear Traveler iPad Folio is worth a look. The super slim cover fully protects your iPad with a large front flap, carbon fiber design and suede inner liner. Inside you will find compartments for documents you need to take with you as well as business cards. The design of the case allows it to fold and become a stand to support your iPad. You can purchase this case between $65-$70.
CandyShell Case from Speck Products
The candy shell case is quite durable and sturdy. The hard shell case is thin yet hard enough to protect your iPad from damage. The interior is soft and rubbery to offer shock protection if you drop your iPad and also includes button protectors. The CandyShell has a flip-back panel which makes docking a breeze. Priced around $50 this colorful case is sure to attract some attention while protecting your investment.