The Ultimate List of Stylish iPad Cases, Bags & Accessories

As the iPad gradually made its way across the world this weekend, we thought it would be useful to bring together a big collection of different cases, gadgets and accessories related to Apple’s latest offering.

Although it certainly shines all by itself, the iPad becomes even more useful when combined with other accessories. We’ve broken them down into cases, bags, keyboards, protective skins, stands, styluses, power, and Apple gadgets. Hopefully a few of those featured here will be particularly interesting to you!

Interesting in finding even more accessories for your iPhone and iPad? Check out 50 Fantastic iPhone Gadgets & Accessories and The Ultimate List of Stylish iPhone Case Designers!

Cases

Apple iPad Case

Apple iPad Case

Apple iPad Case

The official case available from Apple, this one comes in black with a soft microfiber interior. It’s fairly lightweight, and folds horizontally or vertically to hold iPad at an angle for viewing video or typing on the onscreen keyboard. As you’d expect, there are holes for headphone jack, dock connector port, and on/off and volume buttons.

Reviews are a little mixed about this one. It’s certainly a good option, but you might be able to find something of a slightly higher quality with some basic research.

Price: $39.00

Elan Passport

Elan Passport

Elan Passport

This folio flips open to reveal the Multi-Touch display, then closes like a book for privacy and protection. Elan Passport’s microsuede lining protects your iPad from scratches and smudges.

It’s held shut by a tab closure, with an inner cover including pockets for ID and more. It looks damn fine.

Price: $49.99

Belkin Knit Sleeve for iPad

Belkin Knit Sleeve for iPad

Belkin Knit Sleeve for iPad

If someone offers to buy you socks for your birthday, suggest one of these socks instead. This sleeve provides a stylish, fun, and practical way to protect your iPad like a glove.

Price: $39.95 (it’s a fairly expensive sock…)

Incase Protective Cover for iPad

Incase Protective Cover for iPad

Incase Protective Cover for iPad

The Protective Cover’s flexible, durable rubber construction provides protection and enhanced grip for your iPad. Its flat surface also offers a stable base for desktop use.

Price: $39.95

Heritage iPad Case

Heritage iPad Case

Heritage iPad Case

This incredibly high quality cases features a stretchy band to keep the case in your hand, a leather pocket perfectly sized for most smart phones, and a stretchy band closure to keep your iPad safely tucked away.

Care and attention is piled into this case, and it’s worthy of a solid recommendation!

Price: €59.00

Belkin Grip Vue for iPad

Belkin Grip Vue for iPad

Belkin Grip Vue for iPad

Belkin’s Grip Vue case offers the best of both worlds. Made of Thermoplastic Polyurethane (TPU), it provides the translucent coverage and durable protection of a polycarbonate case along with the flexibility and gripability of a silicone sleeve.

Price: $49.95

Belkin Leather Folio for iPad

Belkin Leather Folio for iPad

Belkin Leather Folio for iPad

Lightweight and form-fitting to slip easily into another bag without bulk, with a secure closure that holds your iPad tight. This one isn’t available just yet, but looks like a great newcomer in stylish leather.

Price: $59.95

Incase Convertible Book Jacket

Incase Convertible Book Jacket

Incase Convertible Book Jacket for iPad

Designed to convert into a stand with multiple viewing angles, the Convertible Book Jacket secures your iPad both during travel and when on display in landscape position.

The fact that it also doubles as a stand is certainly appealing, and it seems to be a very versatile piece of kit.

Price: $59.95

Bags

Kensington Sling Bag

Kensington Sling Bag

Kensington Sling Bag

Your sleek iPad deserves better than a standard computer bag. And the Kensington Sling Bag delivers. Slide in your iPad, sling it over your shoulder and you’re good to go in style while keeping your iPad safe from bumps and scratches.

The Sling Bag has room for your iPad, netbook or tablet PC, plus all of your essentials.

Price: $19.99

Muzetto

Muzetto

Muzetto

Life can be complicated—phone, change, cards, keys, sunglasses, laptop… Stay on top of it and look good whether you’re in jeans and a tee or a blazer and slacks.

This thing is pretty, it’s designer, and it’s expensive. Just like the iPad…

Price: $189

Simplism Leather Collection

Simplism Leather Collection

Simplism Leather Collection

The Simplism Shoulder Leather Case protects your iPad from dust and scratches in a luxurious leather case. 100% genuine leather is used on exterior, and the special coating creates glossy and fancy impression.

This finish provides high-brand quality and elegant style. In addition to the function to protect iPad and absorb impacts as a case, this leather case comes with a removable shoulder strap that completes its stylish look.

Price: $59.99

Ristretto for iPad

Ristretto for iPad

Ristretto for iPad

The Ristretto for Netbooks is a vertical messenger bag with a interior padded compartment that protects from all sides and is sized specifically for your iPad.

The built-in interior padded compartment, located in the main compartment of the Ristretto, protects your iPad or Netbook inside of the bag. The main, open-top compartment and front zippered pocket of the Ristretto are covered by an asymmetrical flap that closes with an off-set buckle.

Price: $110.00

STM Micro

STM Micro

STM Micro

iPad protection at its finest. A stylish, fully functional iPad shoulder bag to keep your shoulder comfy and your day organized.

A little less designer, in a more reasonable price range if you’r looking for a basic solution.

Price: $45.00

Stands

Griffin A-Frame Stand for iPad

Griffin A-Frame Stand for iPad

Griffin A-Frame Stand for iPad

A-Frame’s heavy aluminum stand swings open to hold your iPad upright, in either portrait or landscape view—perfect for watching video or viewing pictures. You can also lay the stand down to hold your iPad at the perfect angle for desk- or table-top surfing, reading or gaming.

Price: $49.95

Twelve South BookArc for iPad

Twelve South BookArc for iPad

Twelve South BookArc for iPad

BookArc for iPad gives you a choice of different positions. In “work mode,” iPad sits at an angle in both portrait and landscape positions, and provides access to the home button.

In “storage mode” iPad sits upright in both portrait and landscape positions, perfect for charging and using your iPad as a stylish photo frame. No matter what position you’re in, you always have access to the charging port.

Price:$39.95

Cradle

Cradle

Cradle

A minimalist bent design constructed from Plyboo (bamboo plywood, a sustainable alternative to wood). Your iPad attaches to a central swivel plate.

It’s an interesting construction, but I’m not convinced as to how comfortable it would be to use while looking down for sustained periods of time.

Price: $52.50 (pre-sale)

kickBACK Stand

kickBACK Stand

kickBACK Stand

Shatterproof polycarbonate and shock resistant rubber hybrid case for iPad. Designed for convenient widescreen and vertical viewing as well as low angle typing. Looks rugged and dependable!

Price: $59.99

Skadoosh Stand

Skadoosh Stand

Skadoosh Stand

The Skadoosh Stand’s innovative design combines portability, stability, versatility and good looks. A hinged arm flips out for stability and folds neatly under the base for compact travel.

A simple push-button lock holds your iPad at just about any angle. The Skadoosh Stand is the perfect accessory to Stand your Pad.

Price: $57.99

LUXA2 H4

LUXA2 H4

LUXA2 H4

LUXA2 H4, is an e-book holder made of solid aluminum with a sleek and chic design tailor-made for the Apple iPad and other e-book readers.

With firm and strong bottom, 6 supporting arms with rubber pins, and silicone pad design, it is the best holder to read, browse and play with iPad.

Price: $59.99

OmniStand Aluminum Stand

OmniStand Aluminum Stand

OmniStand Aluminum Stand

Portable and adjustable notebook computer stand provides silent and efficient cooling. Folds flat for easy stowing within computer bags and packs.

Not designed specifically for the iPad, but it looks as though it would work just fine!

Price: $59.95

Keyboards

Freedom Pro Keyboard

Freedom Pro Keyboard

Freedom Pro Keyboard

A completely different Bluetooth keyboard, this Freedom Pro model doesn’t have the aesthetic value of Apple’s offering but does conveniently fold away. It also works with any other Bluetooth gadgets or smartphones you may have.

$119.99

ClamCase

ClamCase

ClamCase

Marketed as the ultimate all-in-one: keyboard, case and stand… with a sea of features under its shell. It looks impressive, and essentially turns your iPad into a rudimentary laptop.

Pricing doesn’t seem to be announced just yet, but you can sign up to be notified when it’s released.

Matias Folding Keyboard

Matias Folding Keyboard

Matias Folding Keyboard

The Matias Folding Keyboard is a full-size keyboard that folds in half for travel. Small enough to fit in your laptop bag, it’s the ultimate keyboard for laptop users. Another handy option that makes for a more compact alternative to the Apple Wireless Keyboard.

There’s also a USB version if you’d like to risk trying it with the iPad Camera Connector.

Price: $99.95

Protective Film

ClearCal Protective Film

ClearCal Protective Film

ClearCal Protective Film

Ultra-thin and super-tough Mylar protective films which protect and visually enhances your iPad’s display screen. ClearCal is easy to apply or remove and can be cleaned and reapplied multiple times with no reduction in performance.

Two options are available; Anti-Glare and Transparent.

Price: $19.95

Invisible Shield for iPad

Invisible Shield for iPad

Invisible Shield for iPad

Military grade patented material engineered for your specific device, with unique properties provide self-healing qualities.

This is undoubtedly one of the most popular protective shield choices, and includes free lifetime replacement warranty for the life of your device.

Price: $39.99

Stylus

Styloid Precision Stylus

Styloid Precision Stylus

Styloid Precision Stylus

Patterned after a fine writing instrument, Styloid allows precise control of both touch screen interfaces and the small buttons found on modern digital devices.

Useful for users with large fingers or long nails who typically have difficulty manipulating small target screen elements and buttons. Also works with most laptop computer trackpads.

Price: $14.95

Power

Incase Combo Charger

Incase Combo Charger

Incase Combo Charger

A good option whether you’re at home, or in the car.

AC compatible with worldwide voltage capacities and DC compatible with 12V power supplies for use in most cars, the Combo Charger features convenient hideaway wall socket prongs and a powerful 2-amp USB port, allowing for the fastest possible charge.

Price: $39.95

PowerJolt Plus for iPad

PowerJolt Plus for iPad

PowerJolt Plus for iPad

Plug PowerJolt Plus into your 12 volt socket and connects to your iPad, iPhone or iPod. While it’s charging, PowerJolt Plus pops open to reveal another 12-volt accessory socket, built right in.

A handy solution if you want the ability to charge your iPad and another device at the same time (GPS, for instance).

Price: $29.99

HyperMac External Battery

HyperMac External Battery

HyperMac External Battery

Although HyperMac have made chargers for your iPhone and Mac for a while, they’ve recently upgraded their lineup (HyperMac 60~222Wh) to support 10W USB charging which powers the iPad at the same rate as the iPad wall charger.

A great way to keep your iPad going when not near a USB port or power outlet.

Price: From $169

Pocket Charger for the Apple iPad 3G

Pocket Charger for the Apple iPad 3G

Uses high capacity rechargeable battery technology (16.3 Wh / 4400 mah) in a compact design about the size (and weight) of a deck of playing cards. A series of LED indicators clearly display current battery capacity level at the touch of a button.

Price: $49.95

GeekPad 35

GeekPad 35

GeekPad 35

This new super capacity iPad battery pack is packed with power at 35Wh of capacity! (the internal Apple iPad battery only has 25Wh of capacity) and recharges and powers all Apple iPad models with your device’s original USB cable.

It also recharges all iPhone and iPod models, and includes an iPad Battery Charge Cable.

Price: $113.95

Apple Gadgets

Apple iPad Dock

Apple iPad Dock

Apple iPad Dock

This one doesn’t need much introduction. Your iPad doesn’t come with a dock by default, but this optional extra gives it a place to stand conveniently.

Great when using your own Bluetooth keyboard, for using the iPad as a digital photo frame, or just to look pretty next to your Mac.

Price: $29.00

Apple iPad Camera Connection Kit

Apple iPad Camera Connection Kit

Apple iPad Camera Connection Kit

With this handy gadget you can download photos from your digital camera to your iPad so you can view them on the iPad display and share them with family and friends. The kit includes two connectors, each with a different interface: (a) a USB connector, and (b) an SD Card Reader to import photos directly from your camera’s SD card.

People have also reported that the connector lets you plug in a few other devices such as USB audio, USB keyboards, and regular card readers. No promises!

Price: $29.00

10W USB Power Adapter

10W USB Power Adapter

Apple iPad 10W USB Power Adapter

Use this ultracompact and convenient USB-based power adapter to charge your iPad at home, on the road, or whenever it’s not connected to a computer.

You can connect the adapter directly to your iPad, to an iPad Dock, or to an iPad Keyboard Dock. It also works fine with your iPod or iPhone.

Price: $29.00

Apple iPad Keyboard Dock

Apple iPad Keyboard Dock

Apple iPad Keyboard Dock

With the iPad Keyboard Dock, you get a useful home base for your iPad. It combines a built-in aluminum Apple keyboard with a dock for syncing, charging, and more. It also works with other iPad accessories, such as the iPad Dock Connector to VGA Adapter and the iPad Camera Connection Kit.

It’s worth noting that if you already own an Apple Wireless Keyboard (or any other Bluetooth keyboard), this will most likely already work fine with the iPad.

Price: $69.00

Dock Connector to VGA Adapter

Dock Connector to VGA Adapter

Dock Connector to VGA Adapter

Use the iPad Dock Connector to VGA Adapter to connect an iPad to your television, projector, or VGA display. Then see your videos and slideshows on the big screen.

It’s worth noting that this doesn’t replicate the whole iPad interface – it only works for videos and slideshows.

Price: $29.00

Share Your Favourites

If you’re an iPad owner, do let us know which accessories and gadgets you use in the comments. I’d love to hear about a few new products. If any of them are particularly brilliant, we may also update this list with a few new entries!

I’d also recommend iPad Case Finder as a good resource for narrowing down your search for an iPad case, if that’s what you’re looking for!


  • http://www.kraagjes.nl Sander

    Nice collection of bags and cases! But in my opinion, two cases / sleeves are definitely missing in this list.

    The DODOcase (http://www.dodocase.com/) is a very stylish handmade leather / bamboo case.

    Another stylish handmade sleeve made by Fabrix can be found at http://www.fabrixcases.com/v2/collection/ipad/ and should definitely be in the list above :)

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  • http://www.ipadeasystand.com coregeek

    Check this out:
    http://www.ipadeasystand.com
    Easy to use, stylish and inexpensive. Give your iPad the props it needs.

  • BossaNovaBallRoom

    As if the iPad weren’t already enough. I guess…if you’re a trust-fund hipster. Spend $1200 decking out what is essentially just a redundant iPhone.

  • http://spotdex.com Davidmoreen

    I can’t wait for that Clamcase, It looks so cool!

  • http://www.ipadcasestore.org Ryan vanniekerk

    Great list. These are definitely among most of the top ones. We’ve got a bunch more over at http://www.ipadcasestore.org .

    I’d say my personal fav is the WWII material, hand made bags from temple. Check em out!

  • http://ipadcasesblog.com Pat

    Wow! Thanks for this big list. This is really the ultimate list of iPad accessories, cases, bags, etc.

    I agree with Sander that DODOcase should have been in the list. http://ipadcasesblog.com/ipad-case/dodocase-hand-made-for-ipad

    • Heather Jost

      I think that Portenzo should have been in the list as well. They are a much higher quality than dodo.

  • http://www.sfbags.com Heidi

    Hi David,

    If you’d like to include the WaterField Designs Keyboard Case and Keyboard Travel case to your list, let me know I’m happy to provide images, info etc.

    http://www.sfbags.com/products/keyboardcases/keyboard.htm

    (Also if you’re interested in any of the WaterField Designs five sleeve-style cases available: http://sfbags.com/products/ipad-cases/ipad-cases.php)

    Thanks for the great list of accessories and for including the Muzetto!

    Best,
    Heidi

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  • http://www.GalleryPouch.com Andrew Darlow

    Fantastic list! It’s amazing how diverse cases can be. I also really enjoyed looking at the cases and bags on many of the sites listed above. I helped develop an inexpensive line of iPad cases that can also be used for other devices and gear. They are all under $9 and are meant to protect the iPad in unique and customizable ways:
    http://www.gallerypouch.com/ipad

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    At a Google event in Paris earlier this week, the search giant broke the news that they would soon be offering iPad users the chance to view and edit Google Docs from within the browser. They’ve also been hard at work on collaborative editing of Microsoft Office documents via Google Docs too.

  • tina

    My fav is the Incase conv..fits beautifully and it is really practical

  • http://www.LUXE-X.com Christy

    Stylish, protective, luxury iPad cases by LUXE Design. http://www.LUXE-X.com. Check them out!

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    After searching throughout the web, I definitely got the best prices for iPad 2 cases on the website http://www.ipad2cases.com

    Saved like 15% of retail.

  • John

    One more, the iRest stand is really nice. From Rain Design.
    http://www.raindesigninc.com/irest.html

  • Manuel Del Toro

    Great stuff, really digging the Heritage case. Although I life Felt I’m more into leather and found some cool finds on etsy in terms of Ipad 2 Leather Cases from Los Angeles based Joe V. Leather

    http://www.etsy.com/shop/joevleather?section_id=7571520

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  • Peter

    Might want to checkout this site http://www.tablet2cases.com , has a massive db of companies and daily news on cases

  • great case
  • http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/637778871/difeltro-fold-italian-handcrafted-bag-for-ipad diFeltro

    We designed a new iPad bag, diFeltro Fold, a unique design made from one piece of felt material that folds to form a bag, detailed with Italian leather and 100% handcrafted in Italy. This bag is a classy and stylish way to travel with your tablet.

    If you like this design, help us fund our first production run on KICKSTARTER.
    diFeltro Fold is available for pre-order on http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/637778871/difeltro-fold-italian-handcrafted-bag-for-ipad

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  • Heather Jost

    Check out Portenzo for any custom made notebook style cases. The customizable options are endless. They also make custom iPhone cases and Skins for iPad and iPhone. http://www.portenzo.com

  • pinder

    Wonderful list! If anyone looking for quality cases at discounted price! check out http://www.ipad3casestore.net/ Quality ipad cases and ipad stands.

  • Robbie

    Great list of accessories!

    Here is one more stand which is worthy of being on this list.

    http://electrostand.com

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