Go Back   MacRumors Forums > iPhone, iPod and iPad > iPad > iPad Accessories

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old Apr 24, 2010, 11:26 AM   #1
shakeman0
macrumors 6502a
 
shakeman0's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Best folio case?

What is your favorite folio case? Do you like the Apple case or the Incase book jacket? I noticed that the Incase had a strap to keep it closed. Does the Apple case have any thing like a magnet or strap to keep the case flap closed? Are there any other book like cases for the iPad?

Last edited by shakeman0; Apr 24, 2010 at 11:32 AM.
shakeman0 is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Apr 25, 2010, 09:57 AM   #2
mayassa
macrumors regular
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
If you want a nice case check out SENA they rock my 2G ipone case is still in great condition and its a soft brown leather.

This is what I ordered for my iPad



here is the link
http://www.senacases.com/apple/apple-ipad-cases/
mayassa is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Apr 25, 2010, 11:01 AM   #3
srl7741
macrumors Demi-God
 
srl7741's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: In my world
Sena Folio Case

I like their Folio case but it's expensive @ $79. Wish it were just a little less money.

http://www.senacases.com/apple/apple...s/folio-cases/

.
srl7741 is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Apr 25, 2010, 11:19 AM   #4
Lenow
macrumors regular
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Folio Choices: Depends What You Want

I have been obsessing over this issue for far too long. I have the Apple Folio and think it's great, for what it is. I want a folio case that will carry a MIFI card and that has been a real dilemma. I recently orderd the MEdge Liesure Jacket (http://cdn.medgestore.com/images/pro...tail01-med.jpg) because it allows use of the iPad while in the case, it also has a pocket on the back for my WiFi card and doesn't look too bulky. It does not have a stand and that is a problem. I tried to convince SENA Cases and Vaja Cases to make something like this, but no luck so far. I was waiting for the Happy Owl wallet deluxe, but recently learned it isn't leather, so that is an issue for the expense, and it doesn't have a stand. http://www.happyowlstudio.com/

I rejected the CaseMate Convertible Jacket as a glorified Apple Case that is bulkier and not much different in functionality. I sent back the Newertech Folio because it was just too bulky.http://eshop.macsales.com/shop/Apple...ource=BlastApr

Simplism makes a nice case, but same problems as the others-no place for MiFI card.

So, good luck in your search. But, it all depends on your personal needs. iLounge.com has a great summary of a fair number of cases on the market.
Lenow is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Apr 25, 2010, 04:25 PM   #5
dkhenkin
macrumors member
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
I'm also looking for a good folio case that I can keep a notepad in. I saw the one on hdacessories but am concerned about its quality. The sena one is freaking nice but $80 on a case is a bit steep.

Anyone got any other suggestions?
dkhenkin is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Apr 26, 2010, 07:25 AM   #6
bbtrinet
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
http://www.senacases.com/apple/apple...s/folio-cases/

Did you look at the Sensa case photo galleries with a keen eye?

I love the look of the case, but is seems like you don't have access to any of the buttons on the side, or the top of the iPad!!!

Picture #2/12 shows the entire right side covered in leather save the top right and bottom right corners. This means that you don't have access to the screen lock or volume controls.

Picture #3/12 shows the iPad in landscape mode set up with the picture frame stand. Nice, but look at the leather covering the top of the iPad (the top is what you see since the iPad is flipped over into landscape - pay attention to the cards in the folio - this is clearly the top). Only part of the on/off button is available, and the headphone jack is under the leather.

Additionally, the case shuts with a button snap. I'd rather have velcro or a belt strap, because I don't want to keep shutting the case by putting putting pressure on the iPad glass beneath to do the snap. If they need a button snap, it should be on the back, not the front.

I hope this isn't the final design. I hope Sensa took into account the buttons / jacks on the iPad case. I was ready to pull the trigger on this one, as this beat out my previous #1 which was the Simplism case, but I think Simplism, even though it's bulky, is back to #1. http://www.ilounge.com/index.php/rev...case-for-ipad/

Last edited by bbtrinet; Apr 26, 2010 at 07:33 AM.
bbtrinet is offline   0 Reply With Quote

Reply
MacRumors Forums > iPhone, iPod and iPad > iPad > iPad Accessories

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Similar Threads
thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
iPad Mini: best non-folio rMini case? Bacong iPad Accessories 1 May 28, 2014 04:08 PM
iPad: iPad Air case review - rooCASE Dual-View Folio Case chiu iPad Accessories 3 Dec 1, 2013 07:01 PM
iPad Mini: Logitech Folio Case U1cracka iPad Accessories 2 Nov 30, 2013 07:29 PM
iPad Mini: Folio Case Opinions LostAggie iPad Accessories 14 May 6, 2013 04:55 AM
Leather folio case--- need help GoTexans iPad Accessories 13 Jun 21, 2012 09:21 AM

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:32 PM.

Mac Rumors | Mac | iPhone | iPhone Game Reviews | iPhone Apps

Mobile Version | Fixed | Fluid | Fluid HD
Copyright 2002-2013, MacRumors.com, LLC