50 best iPad case covers in 2015
If you’re looking for something more more unique than Apple’s Smart Cover, check out this updated overview of the best iPad case covers available currently on the web.
Out of several tablet models, it’s the iPad that comes with the widest range of cases. There are plenty of them – so many that it’s sometimes hard to decide which one to choose.
Obviously, many iPad owners decide to buy the proven case – Apple’s original Smart Cover. The only problem is that it’s not… original enough to express the owner’s unique personality.
In this post, you’ll find the most attractive iPad cases. You can jump directly to the chosen model from here:
This list is the effect of our on-going effort to select the most stylish cases from a variety of sources, not only Apple’s online store or Amazon, but also the websites of specific iPad case producers.
No matter where you’ll buy the case, it’s good to know the exact dimensions of your iPad model.
You’ll need them when shopping on Etsy, the largest online marketplace with handmade goods. Almost all cases offered on Etsy are made to order, so just in case give a shop owner the name of your device, together with the dimensions.
iPad dimensions ( height × width × depth )
|iPad Mini 1||7.87 × 5.30 × 0.28||200 × 134.7 × 7.2|
|iPad Mini 3, 2||7.87 × 5.30 × 0.29||200 × 134.7 × 7.5|
|iPad Mini 4||8.00 × 5.30 × 0.24||203 × 134.8 × 6.1|
|iPad Air 1||9.40 × 6.60 × 0.29||240 × 169.5 × 7.5|
|iPad Air 2||9.40 × 6.60 × 0.24||240 × 169.5 × 6.1|
|iPad 4, 3, 2||9.50 × 7.31 × 0.37||241.2 × 185.7 × 9.4|
|iPad Pro||12.0 × 8.68 × 0.27||305.7 × 220.6 × 6.9|
And the last thing before the list. Check out our recommendations of online stores where you’ll find more iPad cases to consider.
iPad cases – recommended sites
Amazon – if you had to visit just one more store besides Apple to find the alternatives for the original iPad case, it should be Amazon. There are currently almost 9 million results to a search phrase “iPad case”. It’s a good destination if you are looking for a more affordable smart cover – in a lot more color and design variations.
Caseable – if you prefer a book-style cover rather than a slim-fit smart case, make sure to explore Caseable. You find here hundreds of gorgeous cover designs from most talented young artists. Most importantly, you’ll be able to modify the selected design – or even design your own one from scratch.
Redbubble – the site offers thousands of unique designs of all kinds. You can put a selected artwork on an iPad 3/2 snap case or the skin for iPad Mini.
Etsy – this is out favorite marketplace for custom items, hand-crafted to order. You’ll find here tons of beautiful iPad sleeves and covers. If you want to get a unique, insanely cute sleeve – look no further than Etsy.
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50 best iPad case covers to buy in 2015
iPad Mini cases
Fintie iPad Mini 4 Folio Case. This is one of the most popular case designs on Amazon. It’s made from a durable faux leather and has a soft interior to prevent scratches and comes with a large internal pocket for cards and documents. The cover can fold horizontally to form a comfortable reading or viewing stand.
The Folio series from Fintie offers the largest number of colors. Currently there are over thirty to choose from, including Floral Red, shown above. ⇢ Amazon – $12.99.
Kavaj “Berlin” iPad Mini 4 Case in Cognac. This is a sleek, modern and luxurious case cover that fits your iPad tightly and securely. The magnet technology supports the sleep/wake feature. The case positions the device at two angles: standing for viewing videos, and propped up for typing and interaction.
Available in two colors: Cognac Brown, and Black. ⇢ Amazon – $44.90.
Ultra Thin Stand Case for iPad Mini. Size versions for iPad Mini 3/2/1, and iPad Mini 4. Simple and functional case made from a high-quality polyurethane that looks like a genuine leather. it’s comfortable to hold, light and durable.
Available in six leather colors, including Rose, Khaki, and Coffee. ⇢ eBay – $9.99.
Pad & Quill Graduate Artist Series for iPad Mini 3, 2 and 1. With a gorgeous bindery cloth background and French roast spine wrap, this cover is perfect for getting cozy by the fire for a good read or watching a great movie. Magnetic on/off feature puts to sleep your iPad by closing the cover. ⇢ Pad & Quill – $59.99.
Aduro Rotata Rotating Stand for iPad Mini. The case series from Aduro offers an exciting combination of patterns and colors. It’s the rotating stand – you can rotate it 350 degrees to any side for landscape and portrait viewing positions. It fits Apple iPad 3 and 2 (and not 4).
Available in over ten color combinations, including Flower (shown above), Punchy Aces, and Turquoise Square. ⇢ Amazon – $9.99.
Khomo Dual-Color iPad Mini 4 Case. The idea for the case design is simple yet original. The front cover is in a bright colors, the back is black. There are two color versions on sale: Red-Black (above), and Orange-Black.
On top of the design, the case is slim and lightweight, with an auto sleep/wake support, and sound boost feature. ⇢ Amazon – $11.95.
ProCase Stand Folio iPad Mini 4 Case. The classic case design in a selection of executive colors: Black, Brown, Navy, and Red.
The case gives access to all the ports and features while it’s closed. It supports an auto sleep/wake function, and has a large pocket on the back cover. It can fold into a horizontal stand in three angles. ⇢ Amazon – $14.99.
Tuff-Luv Embrace Plus Material Case Cover for iPad Mini. This case is handmade in Navajo material. There is a kick-stand on the inside cover, which tucks discreetly into the soft interior cover.
When you want to put it down, pull the leg out to stand your case up; when you’re done, the subtle magnets will vanish it back into your case. ⇢ Tuff-Luv – $38.
Fintie iPad Mini 4 SmartShell Case. From Fintie, the most popular case brand on Amazon, comes also an extremely slim and lightweight case that combines protection with style – SmartShell. The case automatically wakes the device or puts it to sleep on opening or closing the front lid. It’s made from a durable polyurethane leather and has a microfiber interior to protect the display from scratches.
Available in a dozen of colors, including Composition Book (shown above), Map, Mosaic, or Leopard. ⇢ Amazon – $12.99.
Caseable "Cyrvynne Xyx" iPad Mini Case. For iPad Mini 4/3/2/1. Designed by Spires and hand-crafted in Brooklyn from recycled materials. The case is a tough and rigid interior structure with neoprene padding. Inside, there is a soft microsuede with inside pocket for documents.
On Caseable, you’ll find hundreds of great designs from several artists, that you can further customize. You can also upload your own picture and create personalized design. ⇢ Caseable – $42.
FYY Functional Series iPad Mini Case. If you are looking for a unique artwork on a proven case design, you should check out the cases from the Functional Series by FYY. The case has a hand strap for one-handed reading, a large internal pocket, a card slot, and supports auto wake/sleep function.
Most importantly, the case comes in a variety of interesting colors and patterns that should satisfy every taste. ⇢ Amazon – $13.99.
Proporta Deluxe Folio Stand Case for iPad Mini 4. The case is lightweight, contoured and ultra-portable in design. It’s made from an eco-friendly polyurethane material and features a cute all-over elephant graphic. A front-facing kick-stand allows multi-angle viewing in landscape orientation.
Three other designs are also available. ⇢ Proporta – $24.95.
Nimoo Handmade iPad Mini Sleeve. Fits all four generations of iPad Mini. This cute case is made of cotton fabric, padded with polyester batting, and comes with a wooden button closure and a cord. It includes two exterior pockets, on the front and back, to hold your notebooks, phone, essentials.
In the Nimoo shop on Etsy you’ll find dozens of other designs for the iPad Mini. ⇢ Etsy – $24.50.
iSkin Vibes Folio for iPad Mini. This Swirl Edition delivers sophisticated styling balanced with thoughtful functionality and effective protection. As with Apple’s own Smart Cover, iSkin integrated smart technology into the screen cover. Simply close the folio to sleep the iPad – and open to wake it.
Available in three colors: Beige, Black, and Purple. ⇢ iSkin – $49.99.
Fintie iPad Mini 4 Premium Folio Case. There is no good case overview without the case featuring the classic Versailles design. This particular case from Fintie shows the pattern in black and white, making the case look extremely elegant.
Besides the cover art (almost thirty versions to choose from), the case has a built-in stand, and supports sleep wake function. ⇢ Amazon – $12.99.
BluCase Chevron Pattern iPad Mini 4 Sleeve. Etsy is our favorite destinations for tablet and e-reader sleeves, and BluCase shop in particular. The sleeves just look gorgeous, with a external pocket, a wooden button, and a enormous number of designs to choose from.
The sleeve is light and durable, with an internal 5 mm layer of the lightweight foam to protect the iPad from scratches, bumps, and dust. ⇢ Etsy – $24.
Feruto iPad Mini Sleeve. Designed with a focus on high comfort and functionality that makes your iPad feel comfortable and beautiful at the same time. It’s made of graphite-colored high-quality German wool felt. Its stylish yellow elastic band offers a quick and easy way to keep your iPad Mini safe and in place.
An interesting thing is that you can also order the sleeve to fit the iPad Mini with a Smart Cover. ⇢ Etsy – $39.
Fintie iPad Mini Rotating Stand. The case is specifically designed for the 2015 iPad Mini 4. In the back, there is a special mechanism that lets rotate the case 360 degrees in both directions, what allows to turn it into a comfortable landscape or portrait stand.
Fintie offers over twenty color versions of this case. One of them is Mesmerizing Floral Yelllow, featured above. ⇢ Amazon – $13.99.
iPad Air cases
MoKo Slim-Fit iPad Air 2 Case Cover. Designed specifically for iPad Air 2, the case lets you access all the features and controls while it’s closed. The case is made of premium polyurethane leather, with a soft microfiber lining on the inside. Padded front and hard plastic back offer enhanced protection – at front, back, and all corners.
Available in several colors, including: Carbon Fiber Red (shown above), Brown, Green, Magenta, and Orange. ⇢ Amazon – $17.95.
Fintie iPad Air 2 Rotating Stand Case. The case rotates 360 degrees in both directions to form a horizontal or vertical stand – a useful feature if you watch a lot of movies or like to read books hands-free.
There are over thirty colors to choose from, including the awesome Floral Fan Purple shown above, Composition Book Red, or Spring Textile Green. ⇢ Amazon – $17.99 .
iXCC Smart Case for iPad Air 2. This slim case fits iPad Air 2 has detachable front and back covers that will protect your tablet from every angle. The built-in magnet lets use the iPad’s auto sleep/wake feature. The tri-fold front cover will turn the iPad into a stand ideal for watching or writing.
The plastic back panel is semi-transparent what makes the case look like being dual-color. There are eight colors to choose from, including Purple shown above. ⇢ Amazon – $8.50.
Khomo Super Slim iPad Air 2 Case. This is a more affordable alternative to the Smart Cover. The case from Khomo has a built-in magnet to support the sleep/wake feature. All jacks, ports, and buttons can be accessed without the need to remove the case.
Available in over ten colors. Green (shown above), Gold, Purple, and Carbon Fiber. ⇢ Amazon – $14.95.
SaveIcon Hybrid iPad Air 2 Folio Case. If you think one-color cases are boring, take a closer look at this series of cases from SaveIcon. Each case is a bold combination of two colors, one of them is white. The case has a magnetic clasp, and supports auto sleep/wake function.
There are seven dual-color versions to choose from. White/Green is featured above. ⇢ Amazon – $12.99.
Fintie Folio Stand Cover for iPad Air 2. The popular folio case from Fintie is also available for the iPad Air 2. It’s made from a polyurethane material that looks like the genuine leather. The general look reminds of a classic book.
The Vintage Book series includes two colors – Winter Ice (shown above), and Antique Bronze. ⇢ Amazon – $16.99.
Cocones iPad Air Sleeve, Deep Caramel. Fits iPad Air 1 and 2. This sleeve features a combination of minimalist design and natural materials. It’s made in Ireland from 100% natural wool felt, and sports a smooth natural leather patch embossed with a logo.
Cocones shop offers other felt colors as well as designs. ⇢ Etsy – $49.
Kavaj "Hamburg" iPad Air 2 Premium Leather Case. Thin, soft, elegant portfolio-style case made of 100% genuine leather. It has a closure strap and pen loop on the side. The stylus doubles as an ink pen – it’s included in the package. There are interior pockets for business cards and other essentials.
Available in two colors: Black, and Cognac Brown (shown above). ⇢ Amazon – $59.90.
Caseable “Gardening” iPad Air Cover. For iPad Air 1 and 2. Express your personality with this great-looking design by Ali Gulec. Tough and rigid structure has neoprene padding. The interior is made of soft micro-suede, with inside pocket for documents.
Unlike other sites where you can customize the covers, on Caseable you will find not plastic hard cases, but real hand-crafted covers made of recycled materials. ⇢ Caseable – $42.50.
Fintie iPad Air 2 Ultra Slim Stand Case. The case is specifically designed for the 2015 iPad Air 2. It has precise cut-outs for easy access to all the features. The back is slim and durable, with an easy clip-on application. The front cover is made from a high-quality faux leather. The case transforms into a horizontal stand offering two viewing positions.
Available in over thirty designs and colors, including Lazy Bull’s Eye shown above. ⇢ Amazon – $14.99.
Mosiso Retro Book Case for iPad Air 2. This is one of the most beautiful iPad cases that resemble the real book. It’s the one-piece case, with a built-in stand for viewing movies or typing.
There are four colors to choose from: Gray (above), Blue, Brown, and Red. ⇢ Amazon – $19.99.
Fintie 360-Degree Rotating Stand Case for iPad. Fits iPad 4, 3, and 2. This is the case from one of the most popular case producers. The case rotates to turn into a landscape and portrait stand. It seamlessly wakes up the iPad when you open it, and puts to sleep on closing. Elastic band holds the securely while on the go.
Available in several designs and colors, including Composition Book, Polka Dot, Floral Yellow, Brown (shown above), or White. ⇢ Amazon – $15.99.
Caseable “Wype Dwwn Thys” Case for iPad 4, 3, and 2. With a cover art by Spires, the case is hand-crafted in Brooklyn from recycled materials. It offers a tough and rigid interior structure with neoprene padding. There are also durable elastic straps for secure hold.
Caseable offers hundreds of ready-to-use designs from the most talented young artists. You can also add your own text, or design the case from scratch. ⇢ Caseable – $49.90.
Nouske iPad 4/3/2 Smart Stand. This smart cover has one exceptional feature – the shell on the back is made from a semi-transparent plastic playing nicely with design details of the iPad, and optically reducing the size of the iPad. The front has four folds that allow you to turn the iPad into a stand with four fixed angles.
There are three color versions for the iPad: Gold (above), Black, and Pink. The case is also available for iPad Mini and iPad Air 2. ⇢ Amazon – $12.99.
iLuv Casual Fabric Case with Band Clip for Apple iPad 4, 3, and 2. A stylish way to protect your iPad from scratches and dents that come from everyday use. Features a stylish band clip that secures the iPad from dropping.
Available in three color sets: Black, Beige, and Pink. ⇢ Amazon – $33.45.
Aduro Rotating Stand for Apple iPad. If you are looking for a rotating iPad stand with an interesting design, this is the option to explore. The cases from Aduro offer a unique combination of color patterns matching the one-color back, and the color of the interior.
You can choose from over ten color combinations, including Triangle shown above. ⇢ Amazon – $9.99.
Targus Hughes Leather Portfolio for iPad 4, 3, and 2. Made from a smooth oil-tanned leather material, this sophisticated slipcase has the look and feel of a high-end executive portfolio. Whether transporting the iPad between meetings or inside of another carrying case for added protection, the Hughes iPad case provides a professional appearance throughout its travels.
Available in black and brown. Fits also other 10-inch tablets. ⇢ Amazon – $29.99.
Twelve South BookBook Vintage Leather Case for iPad 4, 3, and 2. A handmade, one-of-a-kind, hardback leather case for the iPad. This multi-functional case features an interior support frame that creates a variable-angle display stand and a built-in typing stand. Along with its vintage look, this case makes iPad feel as if you’re holding a real book.
There are three colors to choose from: Classic Black, Vibrant Red, and Vintage Brown. A version for iPad Mini is also available. ⇢ Amazon – $79.99.
BluCase Retro Dots iPad Sleeve. If you are looking for a cute sleeve instead of a case, you should visit Etsy for the adorable items like the one shown above. This sleeve is made from white linen and is padded with 5 mm lightweight foam for extra protection from bumps, dirt, and grime.
There are several designs available in the BluCase shop on Etsy. ⇢ Etsy – $24.
Fintie Smart Shell for Apple iPad. This is a one-piece slim and lightweight case that supports auto wake/sleep function. When closed it allows full access to iPad’s all slots and features. It has a flip capability to transform into a viewing or writing stand.
Available in over thirty colors and designs. You can pick up Giraffe (featured above), ZB-Houndstooth, Newspaper, or Love Tree, among others. ⇢ Amazon – $12.99.
iPad Pro cases
Fintie iPad Pro Folio Case with Smart Cover. The most popular case brand on Amazon, Fintie, offers a slim folio case cover for iPad Pro. It’s snug fit, lightweight and protective. Supports sleep/wake feature thanks to a built-in magnetic strip. The case folds horizontally to a stand (in two positions).
Available in a dozen of colors, including Z-Newspaper presented above. ⇢ Amazon – $10.99.
Nimoo iPad Pro Padded Sleeve. Among many sleeves for iPad Pro, the ones from Nimoo are most gorgeous. Each sleeve is hand-crafted to order from cotton fabric, and is padded with 5 mm foam to ensure extra protection. A characteristic wooden button closure makes is unique.
The sleeve includes two exterior pockets, on front and back, to keep your notebooks, cell phone, cards, etc. There are other colors to choose from. ⇢ Nimoo – $29.50.
Jammy Lizard iPad Pro Smart Cover. The high-quality executive-style case made from faux leather, with fully comprehensive screen protection and integrated document pouch. It features a smart cover that is working with an auto sleep/wake function. The case can be transformed into a viewing or typing stand. There is a large pocket on the outside and a couple of smaller card slots inside.
Available in over ten different colors. Red, Green, Brown, and Grey are among them. ⇢ Amazon – $22.95.
FYY iPad Pro Case Cover. This case is stylish and has a premium look. It’s made from a high-quality PU leather. The inside is lined with a soft microfiber to prevent the display from scratches. Built-in magnetic strip supports auto sleep/wake feature. The case has three interior card slots, and a useful strap that will let you better hold the tablet with one hand.
Available in several colors and designs, including Black Pattern (shown above), Gold, and Purple. ⇢ Amazon – $13.99.
Baseus Origami iPad Pro Case. This is a slim an lightweight case that can fold like origami to transform into a viewing stand, beside the “regular” tri-fold way. The case is made from a faux leather, and has a microfiber inside, to give an extra protection and a nice feel.
Available in four colors: Dark Blue (above), Wine Red, Brown, and Khaki. ⇢ eBay – $26.
JETech Diamond iPad Pro Smart Case Cover. Designed specifically for Apple iPad Pro 2015. It’s made from a high-quality synthetic leather with a slip-proof, matte surface. The case features a flip-style magnetic closure and an auto sleep/wake function. The case is slim, what’s not so easy to reach, when the tablet is as large as the 12.9-inch iPad Pro.
The case is available in four colors: Plum (shown above), Light Blue, Purple, and Black. ⇢ Amazon – $19.99.
BluCase Felt iPad Pro Sleeve. If you are looking for a stylish felt sleeve for your iPad Pro, you should check out Etsy. Several artists sell gorgeous felt sleeves here, and we picked up the one from BluCase.
It’s made from a 4 mm dark felt, enough to protect from scratches, bumps, dirt and grime. Elements made from a genuine leather give the sleeve a stylish look. ⇢ Etsy – $27.
Fintie SmartShell iPad Pro Case Cover. The most popular case on Amazon, SmartShell from Fintie, is also offered in a size that perfectly fits iPad Pro. It has precise cut-outs and openings for easy access to all the features. The case can transform into a viewing or typing stand. The soft interior made from microfiber adds comfort and an extra layer of protection.
Available in over twenty colors and designs. The one featured above is Composition Book, but there is also Floral Blue, Pink, or Brown. ⇢ Amazon – $7.99.
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