Best iPad cases

Discussion in 'iPad Accessories' started by Maurier, Sep 25, 2010.

  1. macrumors member

    Jun 8, 2010
  2. macrumors P6


    Mar 20, 2004
    "Between the Hedges"
    I just use the Apple case and it is perfect for me
    I don't really have a need for anything else
  3. macrumors 6502a


    Jun 8, 2007
    Orange County, CA
    I splurged and went with the SGP Vintage case. Love it so far. I think it's one of those cases that will wear in and kinda have a story of it's own. I just finished spraying some water proofing stuff on it.

    Vaja cases are so so nice but they're just to expensive for me. I used to have one for my Palm Treo. Yep, that long ago! haha
  4. macrumors member

    Jul 17, 2010
    The yoobao magic case is my favorite by far!

    Relatively cheap and great quality.
  5. macrumors newbie

    Apr 19, 2010
    I wish I could afford a Vaja case...instead I got the Convertible Book Jacket by Incase.
    Definitely amazing for watching movies hands-free on long flights
  6. macrumors demi-goddess

    Clix Pix

    Oct 9, 2005
    8 miles from the Apple Store at Tysons (VA)
    I have been very happy with the Apple iPad case, even though I do have other options as well. 99% of the time when I'm heading out the door the iPad is in the Apple case, tucked into my SF Bags/Waterfield Designs Portable Muzetto or in some other bag. The Apple case is thin, it is flexible and it does the job. At home I prefer to keep my iPad naked so that the issue of protecting it really comes up only when it is leaving the house.
  7. macrumors regular

    Dec 22, 2008
  8. macrumors 65816


    Sep 2, 2010
    New Hampshire
    And I have two favorites - 1st place for me is the Yoobao slim, right after in 2nd place Cyber Acoustics.
  9. ZOO
    macrumors newbie


    Nov 17, 2008
    #9 is the place I went a little bit $$ but I like heavey
    leather (pipon), and it matches my briefcase.

  10. macrumors newbie

    Sep 18, 2010
    Yoobao slim and the chinao before it was the apple case but I traded up. But I do rock the Yoobao denim on the weekend
  11. macrumors newbie

    Sep 26, 2010
  12. macrumors 6502

    Apr 9, 2010
    Apple case is the best!! It's thin and slick. Perfect for every iPad user
  13. macrumors member

    Aug 5, 2010
    You can't beat the Vaja Ivolution Top in my opinion. Shame its so expensive lol but its cheaper than the Vaja Agenda cases.
  14. macrumors 6502a

    Sep 12, 2008
    In a house...duh!
    Thanks for polling and speaking for every iPad user on the face of the Earth. :rolleyes:

    I would call it a solid "B".....not quite perfect. Not dock-able in Apple's own dock and looks like crapola after a couple days usage and needs to be cleaned. Poor choice of material in my opinion.

    Note that I am speaking MY opinion and not for the rest or the rest of humankind. :)

  15. macrumors newbie

    Apr 17, 2010
    I got an ostrich skin case from and absolutely love it. People always stop to talk to me about it. It's pricey but worth every penny. There are several types of leather to choose from as well as the choice of a snap closure or a magnetic closure.
  16. macrumors newbie

    Jul 12, 2010
    WANT = Vaja Agenda
    HAVE = Apple Case and Yoobao Magic

    I really like this magic case (just got it today) except for the closure. I would love a vaja case but it's just so expensive and no knowing if it will fit the next gen is a risk I just can't take. That and if you want custom you'll be waiting an eternity. I had a vaja case on my Motorola Q back in the day and it was awesome.

    I think the apple case is a "good case" too. It is the best design in my opinion, i just wish a quality leather case would copy this desing and not be $220.
  17. Administrator/Editor


    Staff Member

    Sep 6, 2003
    I LOVE the Vaja Agenda 2 case! I had the Apple case but hated how hard it was to keep to clean and how thin and unprotective it felt. The Vaja case is ridiculously expensive but it's perfect for how I use my iPad and it has been well worth the price for me.
  18. macrumors 68020

    Mar 24, 2010
    Best Minimalist Case = Belkin Grip Vue

    Best Damage Control = Otterbox Defender
  19. macrumors member

    Sep 7, 2010
    The Swamps of South Louisiana
    I have the marware eco vue and its nice.

    Really want the SGP Vintage
  20. macrumors demi-goddess

    Clix Pix

    Oct 9, 2005
    8 miles from the Apple Store at Tysons (VA)
    After having been stung with the Vaja iPhone case on my first-gen iPhone when the next version of the iPhone came along and the case no longer fitted, I am leery of putting a lot of money into a form-fitting case for my iPad.

    That said, I'm now trying something new when I go out: instead of carrying my iPad in the Apple iPad case, I am using the RadSleevz microfibre Sleeve for my iPad and also tucking the MoviePeg thingies into the bag in case I do want to prop up my iPad while I'm out with it. So far that has worked very nicely. It is nice to have options and flexibiity depending upon a particular situation, too.
  21. macrumors 65816


    Jan 18, 2008
    I absolutely hate the Apple case..hate hate hate! It's the biggest piece of crap Apple has ever made, flimsy material that attracts dust like you would simply NOT believe.

    My Dodocase should be here in a month or so, looking forward to it. Until then, rocking it naked+BSE to go along with Waterfield Slip Case (which is great). I hate the Apple case that much. :p
  22. macrumors 68000


    Jul 7, 2007
    The hood
    The one with Apu is pretty nice. I like his feet
  23. macrumors 6502a


    Jul 20, 2007
    Edmonton Canada
    Piel Frama case gets my vote. I also have a Vaja iPad Messenger Bag, Vaja iPad slip case, Beyza folio case, Sena folio case and a Otterbox Defender case. I have a weakness for high-end leather cases.

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