If you don’t want to limit yourself to official Apple covers, you’ll quickly realize how many great iPad Mini covers are out there – and how much you miss if you don’t make even the quickest research.
In this post, you’ll find the most attractive iPad cases. We’ve selected the covers from different sites, and produced by different makers so that you could have a full scope of available options.
While it doesn’t make a difference when it comes to cases with corner straps, the new iPad Mini 2 Retina may behave strangely inside hard shells made to hold tight the older model.
No matter where you’ll buy the case, it’s good to know the exact dimensions of your iPad model.
iPad Mini dimensions ( height × width × depth )
|iPad Mini 4||8.00 × 5.30 × 0.24||203 × 134.8 × 6.1|
|iPad Mini 3||7.87 × 5.30 × 0.29||200 × 134.7 × 7.5|
|iPad Mini 2||7.87 × 5.30 × 0.29||200 × 134.7 × 7.5|
|iPad Mini 1||7.87 × 5.30 × 0.28||200 × 134.7 × 7.2|
On sites like Etsy, you can provide them in a message to seller, to make sure the case that is made to order is exactly fitting your iPad Mini.
iPad Mini case – recommended sites
And the last thing before the list. Check out our recommendations of online stores where you’ll find more iPad cases to consider.
Amazon – the best site to find the alternatives for the original iPad case. 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 many artists. 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 from hundreds of artists. You can put a selected artwork on an iPad 3/2 snap case or the skin for iPad Mini.
Etsy – this is our favorite marketplace for hand-crafted items. You’ll find here tons of beautiful iPad sleeves and covers. Many of these cases can be customized to your needs. If you want to get a unique, insanely cute sleeve – look no further than Etsy.
If you know of any new case for iPad Mini which you’d like to see in this list, please share a link in the comments below.
An updated overview of the best iPad cases and accessories from around the web, including cases for iPad 9.7 2017, and iPad Pro 2017 models: 10.5 and 12.9.
18 sleek iPad Mini case covers
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 Mini 4 – tech specs
iPad Mini 4
The power and portability of iPad unlock possibilities that will change the way you do the things you love.
Whether your passion lies in travel, home decorating, or running a small business, there are built-in features and more than 850,000 apps designed to help you bring that capability wherever you bring your iPad.
Each model features a gorgeous Retina display, front- and rear-facing cameras for stunning photos and HD videos, 64-bit desktop-class architecture, and the advanced features of iOS 9.
|Resolution||2048 × 1536|
|Pixel density||324 ppi|
|Processor||Dual-core 1.5 GHz Typhoon|
|Cameras||Front: 1.2 MP
Rear: 8 MP
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