The best cover for an iPad will have some basic expected features, such as ports and camera openings so you never have to take it out of the case to use or recharge, a hand grip, and stand. Beyond these basic features, you want to select an iPad portfolio case that meet your needs which will greatly depend on how you use your iPad.  

Snugg iPad 2 Leather Case Cover

A top seller and well-rated, the Snugg iPad 2 Leather Case gives you flexibility in using your iPad, solid protection, and style. With this case you can hold the iPad by slipping one hand in the elastic hand strap to keep you from dropping it, or prop it up using the flap as a stand. The “stand” can be positioned at two different angles. When positioned correctly in the case your iPad will automatically turn off and back on when opened via magnets. It’s made of high-quality leather giving it a professional look. The case is thick and durable and wrapsBest Cover for iPadCredit: Amazon tightly around the edge of the iPad without covering any of the screen. It comes in several styles and colors including camouflage, tan, brown, and the standard black.

This iPad cover can be used with the Snugg iPad 2 Car Headrest Mount. With the headrest mount you can put the iPad in the back of the car for the kids to view without removing from its protective case. The cons of the Snugg iPad 2 Leather Case Cover are that it does not have any pockets to hold a cloth to clean the screen or stylus for the iPad.


Professional style


Works with the Snugg iPad 2 Car Headrest Mount

Secure stand


Higher cost

No Pockets


rooCase ConvertibiPad Portfolio CaseCredit: Amazonle Premium Leather Case Cover

Another top selling and highly rated cover for the iPad is the rooCase Convertible Premium Leather Case. It’s is very similar to the Snugg cover in that it turns the iPad on and off and can be used as a stand. But it comes in vibrant colors including red, purple, and pink, perfect for those that are tired of the less than vibrant colors most covers come in or have a multiple iPad household. It is also priced significantly cheaper than the Snugg. The stand has several ridges to place the stand into, giving more viewing angles than the Snugg; however this isn’t quite as sturdy of a stand as the Snugg. It does have an elastic hand holder on the outside with slots large enough for business cards or a small cleaning cloth. Like the Snugg it also holds the iPad securely around the edges without covering the screen.


Vibrant color choices

Budget friendly



Less secure stand

Doesn’t have a coordinating headrest mount


Buying an iPad portfolio case is a must for professional office use and if you allow your kids to also play on the iPad. The more your iPad is used and travels, the more likely it’s going to take a tumble. And handing over an electronic toy worth more than $500 new to a child, even a teenager, without protection is a huge risk. Investing in a best cover for iPad will protect your electronic investment.