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The Week in iPad Cases: Animal prints

In this week’s roundup of new iPad protection, you’ll find exotic fauna, luxurious leather, and everyone’s favorite Japanese feline.

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Animal prints

In this week’s roundup of new iPad protection, you’ll find exotic fauna, luxurious leather, and everyone’s favorite Japanese feline.

casemate textured ipad
Case-Mate

The Textured Slim Folio (iPad Air; $25) combines a textured exterior with a soft, microsuede interior for an excellent mix of protection and grip.

The case also doubles as a viewing and typing stand in landscape orientation.

fintie rotating ipad
Fintie

The Leopard Brown (iPad Air; $30) is a stylish, folio-style case that's compatible with your tablet’s magnetic sleep/wake feature and doubles as a viewing stand in landscape orientation.

The synthetic-leather exterior is available in a number of animal-inspired print patterns, including zebra and giraffe—in addition, of course, to the titular leopard.

incipio capture ipad
Incipio

The Capture (iPad Air; $90) offers excellent protection from bumps and scratches thanks to its dual-material construction that combines soft silicone with a rigid shell.

The case features an adjustable handle that also doubles as a viewing stand in landscape orientation.

knomo maple ipad
Knomo

The Maple (all iPad models; $100) is a cross-body satchel made from quilted nylon and available in ivory, red, blue, or black.

The Maple features a zippered closure, an inner zippered compartment for your tablet, and several compartments where you can stash your accessories.

lightinthebox smartcover ipad
Light in the Box

The Smart Cover with Hard Back Case (iPad Air; $16) is made from PU leather and comes in pink, brown, blue, white, black, or red.

The case is compatible with the iPad Air’s magnetic sleep/wake feature, and doubles as a viewing and typing stand in landscape orientation.

moschino gennarino ipad
Moschino

The Gennarino (iPad 2, 3, and 4; $155) is made from rubber and sports a plush-toy-inspired design aimed at children.

The case offers excellent protection from bumps and scratches, and features all the appropriate cutouts to ensure that you can continue using your tablet’s camera, buttons, and ports.

patriot smartshell ipad
Patriot

The SmartShell (iPad Air and iPad mini; price unavailable) features edge-to-edge protection, with a rigid shell that keeps your tablet safe from bumps and falls along with a soft, microfiber-lined cover that protects your screen from scratches while helping to keep it clean.

The case, which is compatible with the iPad’s magnetic sleep/wake feature, also doubles as a viewing or typing stand in landscape orientation.

target hellokitty ipad
Target

The Hello Kitty Folio (iPad mini; $20) is made from nylon and polyester, and sports the popular character on its cover.

The case features a magnetic closure and doubles as a viewing stand in landscape orientation.

traittech germstyle ipad
Trait

The Germ Crystal is made from a rigid-PC material that helps protect against bumps and scratches, and is studded with crystal elements in a geometric pattern.

The case is available in over a dozen combinations of colors and motifs.