iPad mini Ipad mini case recommendation

Discussion in 'iPad Accessories' started by i-sidd, Nov 30, 2012.

  1. i-sidd macrumors 6502a

    Apr 27, 2006
    Hi all,

    I don't want to spend a lot of $$ on the case since a new ipad mini will be released next year and we won't be able to use our existng cases.

    I looke dat switch easy canvas $39 is this a good price or the coverbuddy for $19 but does not cover the screen.

    Is there a good case which covers teh screen as well and has the stand capability of the switcheasy canvas.
  2. kodeman53 macrumors 65816

    May 4, 2012
    Wow, do you have an inside source that both knows there will be a new Mini next year AND it will be physically different from the current one?

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  3. i-sidd thread starter macrumors 6502a

    Apr 27, 2006
  4. iproductsuser macrumors 6502a

    Apr 13, 2012
    I bought a poetic slimline from amazon. Super cheap and looks super nice. I didn't wanna spend the $39 on a smart cover :/
  5. Fugue macrumors 6502

    Jan 14, 2011
    I can vouch for the Poetic Slimline as well. For the $6.95 that I paid for it, it's an excellent case.
  6. Autokon macrumors 6502


    Jan 21, 2008
  7. SnowLeopard2008 macrumors 604


    Jul 4, 2008
    Silicon Valley
    Smart Cover + Cover Buddy. Perfect combination. If Apple made the Smart Case for iPad mini, I would have got that instead.
  8. iproductsuser macrumors 6502a

    Apr 13, 2012
    He mentioned cheap. The Smart Cover at $39 is not cheap especially considering the full size Smart Cover is $39, the mini version should be $29 or under.
  9. Tikatika macrumors 6502


    Mar 12, 2012
    Northern California
  10. i-sidd thread starter macrumors 6502a

    Apr 27, 2006
    Thank you for the recommendations, but for the poetic a few reviews say that within a week it became loose and some other minor comaplaints, but its priced really good.

    I also saw a targus canvas type case at Costco for $26 it came with a stylu stoo. It said for ipad 3rd and 4th on the price sticker, but on the back of teh case package only said ipad 3 so I di dnot pick it up.

    I was wondeirng if anyone has any experienc with teh targus case and if there is also a mini verson of the case.
  11. AdonisSMU, Dec 3, 2012
    Last edited: Dec 3, 2012

    AdonisSMU macrumors 603

    Oct 23, 2010
    I have that case. Ive been using the clear case from Switcheasy so far. This case is very beautiful though.
  12. dthree36 macrumors regular

    Feb 4, 2008
    Poetic Slimline is good...only problem is after I have my mini in it... its a bit hard to pop it out. I also picked up the Moko for $2.99 and I like that one as well. There are quite a bit on Amazon for cheep so If yo don't like it... no major loss.
  13. pommie82 macrumors 6502

    Jan 4, 2011
    Iam using otterbox case at the moment its great its really tough well designed i have no worries when i go out and about because it will be fine because otterbox are one of the best cases around
  14. iproductsuser macrumors 6502a

    Apr 13, 2012
    You lose the greatness of the size/weight by putting it in an Otterbox that is unless you take it to a construction site or something.
  15. i-sidd thread starter macrumors 6502a

    Apr 27, 2006
    I am not sure now, i feel like if i buy the poetic hardcase to save money and it is as good, then i will have to spend money agian to buy another case Switcheasy and get the canvas but now it will be $39 plus the money spet on the poetic.

    Can anyone post pics of their ipad mini with teh poetic case on.

    DOe sit satnd well or is it flimsy.

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