March 13, 2012
Friday, the third generation iPad arrives in stores across the world. Now, it’s time to buy a case to protect your investment. Here are 15 cases we find absolutely amazing for Apple's latest tablet. BookBook for iPad by Twelve South ($70) The BookBook Case for the new iPad is a handmade one-of-a-kind, hardback leather case that doubles as a fully adjustable stand. Along with its vintage looks, this case makes iPad feel as if you’re holding a real book, and in many ways you are holding a book. Available in Classic Black and Vibrant Red. (Also compatible with iPad 2) Booqpad by Booq (starting at $50) The Booqpad Agenda combines a new iPad case and notepad into one product, making it the ideal solution to create, store, review or present the next hot idea. Available in black-gray, coffee-cream, sand-plum, and gray-green. (Also compatible with iPad 2) Cloud Dragon by Oberon Design ($130) Available in red, wine and black, the Cloud Dragon is one of 12 new designs available exclusively on the new iPad. Defender by Otterbox ($90) Always a fan favorite, the $90 Otterbox combines fit and function with protection. (Also compatible with iPad 2) DODOcase Classic by DODOcase ($60) Handcrafted in San Francisco, the economical DODOcase includes a black exterior Morrocan cloth with a choice of four linen interiors, red, sky blue, charcoal and green. Personalization is available for an additional $10. Glam Case by Cygnett ($60) Includes a shiny high-gloss finish, concealed magnets and multi view stand. Messenger Bag by Sena ($150) This leather bug includes mult-purpose pocks and an easy access iPhone compartment too. (Also compatible with iPad 2) The New iPad Pop! Stand by Case-Mate ($50) Co-molded of hard shell and soft rubber, the Pop! Stand is available in white/cool gray and black/cool gray. The New iPad Venture Case With Built-In Stand by Case-Mate ($60) Made with “leather-inspired” material and textured finishes, this case includes a magnetic closure and Velcro fastening inside. Available in dark brown/light brown and black/black. Roller by iLuv ($60) Includes a soft padded sleeve with handle and stand. The Ultra Thin Leather Sleeve for New iPad by Toxic Cases ($30) For those looking for a simple case that isn’t much money, you can’t go wrong with the Ultra Thin Leather Sleeve. Available in bright white, dark brown, deep blue and soul black, the case is just $30. (Also compatible with iPad 2) iPad Slip Case by Waterfield Designs ($29) Choose from six vibrant colors include black, blue, brown, green, red and silver, the iPad Slip Case is sleek and simple. iPad Smart Cover by Apple (Starting at $39) Available in polyurethane or leather, Apple’s signature iPad case protects the front of your tablet with a magnetic connection. Also a keyboard stand. Versavu Rotating Case & Stand by Targus ($60) Includes 360-degree rotation, stylus storage and magnetic on/off feature. Available in three styles: white/gray, pink/gray, gray and black. ZAGGfolio by ZAGG ($100) Choose from polyurethane or leather, the ZAGGfolio includes a built-in keyboard and comes in multiple colors for the first time. Have any favorites? Any cases we kept off the list?