The iPad remains one of the most sought after portable ereader devices on the market at the moment. If you are planning on purchasing the Apple iPad, you will find that with its price tag, you will definitely need to find a protective device for your new gadget. It’s wise that you think about getting an iPad cover or case in order to make sure that your iPad is well protected whether you are traveling, at work or just using your iPad at home.
The iPad’s polished surface (made from aluminum) renders the gadget slippery and quite easy to drop if one isn’t careful. The iPad’s glass touchscreen should also be well protected from scratches, dust, fingerprints e.t.c
The Official iPad Case
The Official Apple iPad case retails for around $39.00 USD, it is quite functional since it lets the user use the iPad in a book style, it can also be propped up if you intend to watch movies or elevated landscape position for use with the touchscreen keyboard.
Cons of the Official iPad Case:
Durability is an issue since the case doesn’t provide the iPad’s screen with proper protection from day to day dust and scratches. This case is also quite easily scratched and scuffed in itself, which makes it non ideal for every day usage.
If you are looking for higher quality, more durable iPad covers and cases, then keep reading on…
Below is a list of carefully picked Top 10 iPad covers and cases that may be suitable for you, depending on what you are looking for, all cases were assessed in terms of durability, quality and functionality.
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#1. Acase Leather Flip Book Jacket/folio for Apple Ipad 3g Tablet/wifi Model 16gb, 32gb, 64gb (Black)
The Acase Leather Flipbook Jacket/Folio for iPad is sophisticated, stylish as it is functional. This case is made from durable leather, it also contains a secure closure. The user has direct access to the iPad’s features, making it convenient in the case that you do need to charge the device. The Acase has the convenience of transforming from a book-style type of case to a case with a stand if you choose to have multiple viewing angles. The interior is well lined with suede to provide the ultimate scratch proof protection, ensuring no scratches to your iPad ! It is also available here in the red color.
This well made Tuff-Luv Multi-View iPad case is uniquely authentic (after all, it is handmade!). This particular iPad cover has a patented multi-view stand that comes fully integrated with 5 settings that all enable the user to use the cover in both horizontal as well as vertical positions. This particular iPad cover is great for the multi-tasking user who wants the flexibility of using the iPad device safely and securely both from home and also at work. The supple, smooth feel of the full grain sheep skin (Napa leather), also makes this cover quite durable and very practical for everyday use ! The Tuff-Luv iPad case is also available in ”Veggie iPad Covers and Cases”option in the case that you aren’t too keen on dealing with real leather products.
The CrazyOnDigital iPad leather iPad case has a light brown exterior made from real leather material. The case itself also functions to provide the highest protection for your iPad tablet, it’s flexible as it is secure. The overall feel of this case, is that it is sturdy, as it holds the iPad very securely in place. The micro-fiber interior also functions to prevent any scratches to the glass touchscreen while on the move. This iPad case can also be converted and used horizontally in a stand position. In the case that you do need to storage for extra documents, this case comes with extra storage compartments for things such as credit cards, business cards or other paper documentations. The slick look of this case is quite business-like and great for the business professional! This case is also available in other colors, you can view the other available colors here.
The Hard Candy Street Skin iPad Case has seen its share of positive ratings by many iPad users. This particular case is made from form-fitting TPU rubber material, which makes it the perfect rugged and durable case for your iPad. The case also allows for more better grip of the device, it also lets the user have full access to the ports, control center in the case that one needs to charge their iPad on the go!
This fabric-made Speck hard shell iPad case is as comfortable, as it is fashionable. This particular protective case is well upholstered to complement any fashionable wardrobe. The comfortable feel of this fabric-wrapped protective hard shell iPad case by Speck ensures that you will enjoy using the protective case on a daily basis. Click on the link above, to have a look at some of the bestselling iPad protective cases and covers by Speck.
The Hard Candy bubble sleeve protective iPad case is a secure way to keep your iPad safe from damage while you’re on the move. The rigid Ethylene Vinyl Acetate (EVA) material ensures that the case is equipped with shock-absorbing rubber bumpers all around and this keeps the iPad safe from all corners around. The case also allows for better grip as well as easy removal and installation of the iPad. The Hard Candy Black iPad cover case is the most popular and bestselling color,- however for those users preffering different colors, this particular case is also available in green and pink colors.
The OtterBox Defender Series iPad case is the cutting edge case that includes three layers of durable and strong protection for your iPad. This iPad case also contains a built in stand, which is quite useful whenever watching videos or a movie, the stand also helps whenever you intend to browse the internet hands free. The silicone grip padding located on the bottom of the case provides extra grip so that your iPad remains safely in place and doesn’t slide around. With the OtterBox Defender Series iPad case you can take your iPad anywhere, without having to worry about the occasional bump, drop or scratch due to its hi-impact polycarbonate shell, durable silicone skin as well as the self-adhering clear protective film – all included to add layers of protection to your device.
The Acase Deluxe Leather multi-view Case/Folio with Stand for Apple iPad is amongst the Best selling iPad cases on Amazon, due to customer feedback, Acase was able to improve on this particular case’s features. This protective case is built to support the iPad’s media capabilities, it’s versatile and can be easily used in book style mode for a comfortable viewing position. The case also protects your iPad device from scratches, dust and any potential nicks, the multi-view component allows you to choose the ideal angles for watching movies, viewing slideshows or using your onscreen keyboard. The secure flap also makes sure that your iPad is safely secure once installed into the pouch, this case is perfect for traveling to work, on holiday or just for using at home !
The Cyber Acoustics IC-1000 leather iPad case has a leather exterior and a smooth felt interior that in a sense provides protection for your iPad from all angles. It is also quite versatile with a 14 degree typing angles as well as a 76 degree viewing angle for whenever you may want to view slideshows, or watch videos and movies on your iPad. This leather iPad case has a minimalistic, clean and classy design, without sacrificing its protection and durability in the process. Other additional benefits of this particular iPad protective case are the shock absorbent feature that is there to guarantee your iPad has a long life through extra protective features. The reversible bands found on the corners of the case also function to hold the case open or shut when needed. This case is also available in black.
The AYL Slim Genuine Leather Case Folio iPad case is a must-have for any iPad owner! The case is not only stylish, it oozes luxury and also transforms into three different stand positions. It will protect your iPad’s glass like touchscreen from damages that can be cause by occasional nicks, scratches, dust or fingerprints. It is also built for travel through its secure casing, the case is quite convenient, allowing for the iPad user is also able to access all the features on the iPad such as the sensors, speakers, different switches or charging port. This iPad protective case is made of 100% genuine leather and offers the highest protection for your iPad, whereas PU leather, fake leather offer lower levels of protection for your device. The AYL iPad case is also available in black, the
***Please note: For all iPad cases and covers reviewed, the Apple iPad is not included ***