What New iPad Case Are You Getting?

Discussion in 'iPad Accessories' started by arterio, Mar 16, 2012.

  1. arterio macrumors member

    Feb 12, 2012
    My "New iPad" should show up by next Friday, Thursday if I'm lucky! I have never owned an iPad or tablet of any kind previously. I have seen a mass variety of cases for the iPad 2, and I know most soft cases will work with the 3rd gen. iPad.

    So I'm curious, what case are you going to use on your shiny new iPad? If any? Do you currently have an iPad 2 case you're going to try on it?

    I'm looking into those cases that have the bluetooth keyboards built into them. I'd like to be able to take notes during meetings without losing some of my screen to the on-screen one, but I'm also not sure if I want a thicker, clunkier case like that? A nice leather folio would be good for day to day use I think.

    Please share links / video reviews of cases you're suggesting if you know of any.
  2. greytmom macrumors 68040


    Jun 23, 2010
    I just ordered this one tonight, in green. Nothing but Oberon for me!
  3. MykullMyerz macrumors 6502


    Dec 6, 2006
    Washington, D.C.
  4. arterio thread starter macrumors member

    Feb 12, 2012
    Back in 2010 when the iPhone 4 came out I ordered a bamboo case from http://www.grovemade.com . They're an Oregon based company that makes some seriously good quality and beautiful bamboo cases. The original case I got I'm still using on an almost daily basis and it's still just as good as the day I got it, even after a couple drops.

    I was thinking of ordering one of their new iPad Sleeve cases.


    A co-worker of mine has this case for his iPad 1st Gen. It seems like a decent case.
  5. MykullMyerz macrumors 6502


    Dec 6, 2006
    Washington, D.C.
    Wow those are some awesome looking cases, I may have to look into getting one myself.
  6. Buildbright macrumors 6502a

    Aug 25, 2011
    I will be very picky. Those cases that the iPad snaps in the case can damage it over time. I had an iPad 2 with dented corners from two different cases. Remember just because it looks like it fits does not mean it fits properly.
  7. stevelam macrumors 65816

    Nov 4, 2010
    Ordered the new dodocase! Easily the best looking option for the iPad.
  8. Rychy macrumors 6502

    Aug 14, 2007

    I'll be getting the STM Skinny once they start shipping the new version. Used it for my iPad 2 and liked it.
  9. LadyX macrumors 68020


    Mar 4, 2012

    Me too and I agree, they are the best! I ordered the Lake/Meadow case from their new Spring/Summer collection.
  10. celly macrumors 6502


    Mar 14, 2012
    Beyza Executive II expected to be my main case, but I couldn't resist trying the new Switcheasy Canvas.

    Both expected to be delivered next week.

    In the mean time, I'm using a clear Speck Smartshell for the iPad 2 and a Smart Cover.
  11. wodeh macrumors regular

    Nov 18, 2007
    +1, I'm going for dragons in red again. I was blown away by the one I got for my iPad 1.
  12. Paulshaqz macrumors 6502a

    Sep 10, 2009
    i also got apple care and the stm case.
  13. arcangel6 macrumors regular


    Aug 21, 2008
  14. Jookbox macrumors 6502

    Jan 19, 2002
  15. eneisch, Mar 17, 2012
    Last edited: Mar 17, 2012

    eneisch macrumors 6502a

    Jul 11, 2008
    I have a black Marware micro shell on the rear of the iPad and a tan Apple Smart Cover on the front. Keeps the overall package as slin as possible while still offering decent protection of the iPad.
  16. Onimusha370 macrumors 6502a

    Aug 25, 2010
  17. Lunchb0x8 macrumors 6502a

    May 2, 2010
    Aberglasslyn, NSW, AU
    I got the STM skinny 3 today, it is labelled as for the iPad 3 instead of new iPad, but the case is a perfect fit.

    I got brown, and it looks sexy on my white iPad.
  18. cdembek macrumors regular

    May 14, 2008
  19. msindi macrumors member

    Mar 29, 2011
    London, UK
    Marware microshell folio
    Love it on my iPad 2
  20. LJ50 macrumors member

    Jun 3, 2011
    As soon as I can find the STM Skinny somewhere in the UK, or somewhere hat will ship to the UK relatively soon, then I'll be buying that.

    Looks great, good protection, but without the bulk and weight of the Switcheasy Canvas I have with my iPad 2.
  21. TLewis macrumors 65816

    Sep 19, 2007
    left coast, US
  22. Rogue. macrumors regular

    Apr 13, 2010
    Telford. UK.
    I love the Marware Microshell Folio I have on my iPad 2, on back order for the new iPad at the moment though so will have to wait.

    Got the Belkin Tri-fold Folio for now.

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