20 Coolest iPad Mini 2 Cases You Should Try

iPad Mini 2 was a great addition to the previous iPad Mini in a lot of ways. The major difference that anyone can easily point out right out of the box is its amazing Retina display, to be more technical a much higher resolution 7.9-inch 2048×1536 display at 326 PPI against the previous non-retina 7.9-inch 1024×768 display at 163 PPI. This difference alone makes it worth the extra bucks and definitely worth an upgrade if you are using the original iPad Mini.

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Apart from the display, the iPad Mini 2 almost feels and looks almost the same, and so there is no reason why it shouldn’t get all the attention and protection from your previous device, if not more. If you are already own an iPad or are into iPad’s, it will be safe to assume that you know the case game is strong with iPads which are both great and a problem at the same time. Great because all you have all the options to choose from depending exactly upon what kind of look you want for your iPad and how badly you want to protect it. The same thing becomes the problem at the same time; this is true because finding the right case for your iPad Mini 2 becomes a little more than daunting from the sea of options that are available.

In this post, we have tried to eliminate that very problem by comprehensively collecting only the 20 Coolest iPad Mini 2 Cases you should try, more than one of which, we are sure you will find great enough for your precious iPad Mini 2 and even for an iPad Mini 3.

Pelican Genuine Tough Case

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If giving your iPad Mini 2 the maximum protection without compromising on the elegance is your top priority then this Pelican case has got you covered. The case gives you the best of both worlds, by that we mean that when the case is closed the iPad is protected from dust, scuffs, and bumps while opening it gives you the rotational freedom to align your iPad at perfect viewing angles. On top of it, the case also promises to protect your iPad from damage due to water exposure and to close the deal; the case comes in with two amazing color variants, Black/Gray and White/Gray.

Apple Smartcase

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Nothing can beat Apple when it comes to sheer style and simple functionality and the all famous Smart cases are no exception. With a bunch of color variant ranging from bright colors to minimalistic dark colors these smart cases have got your moods and personal statements, all covered. The best part though is its smart feature, which essentially wake/sleeps your iPad mini 2 as soon as you open and close the case. The cherry on top is the case’s ability to stove as a stand with two comfortable viewing angles.

BrydgeMini Keyboard

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For frequent travelers and workaholics who like to stay productive all the time, this Bluetooth Keyboard case is a breather. With three degree backlit keys and a tactile responsive QWERTY Keyboard, this case has all your needs covered. The keyboard is iOS feature compatible and sports a 180º patented hinge that makes for great viewing angles. And, did we mention that the Keyboards doubles as a sturdy, lightweight, unibody, aluminum iPad Mini 2 case?

Mujjo iPad Sleeve

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If anything, iPad is all about style and minimalism, and it would be natural to look for a case that not only protects it but also does the same without compromising on the overall elegance and the already ingenious design of the iPad. Mujjo iPad Sleeve does exactly that and then a lot more. The Sleeve has a stylish pocket on top to securely store documents, earplugs, pencils, and other essentials. More in the elegance department, the case is made from full-grain vegetable-tanned leather that is manufactured with care, waxed to extend durability, and carefully treated with aniline oil to enrich ‘color tones.’

Urban Armour Gear Navigator

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A sturdy iPad mini 2 cases for people who live a rugged life or just have a bunch of kids around. The case has been military drop tested so you can rest assured that you don’t have to worry on that front. With all that high-end protection you would expect that the case must be heavy and all, but it is quite the opposite with its feather-light composite construction. The case also features big tactile buttons with easy access to touch-screen and ports. The cherry on top is the case’s smart feature and water resistant grip material.

iLuv Simple Folio 

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A stylish case that is both elegant and protective at the same time. The case is precisely cut to allow access to all the ports and buttons and doubles as a stand to view your iPad comfortably from a perfect landscape viewing angle. The case is very lightweight and thus very easy to carry around when folded.

STM Dux Case

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Rubberised edges and corners of this sturdy and stylish case are meant to provide extra cushioning and protection for your precious iPad mini 2. The magnetic closure of this case not only makes for a Smart auto wake/sleep feature but also secures your iPad into closed viewing and typing positions.

Gumdrop Hideaway Case

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A full protection case for your iPad mini with all the essential materials to keep it safe, even if you accidentally drop it. To do that, the case is protected with a shock resistant material on top of a rubber bumper on the corners to make it all the more rugged. The case itself is made from dual material construction that makes for an end to end protection, and the best part is that the case comes with a hideaway stand that allows you to use your iPad at a comfortable angle in landscape mode.

TwelveSouth BookBook Case

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Elegance and simplicity meet in this Book case from TwelveSouth that not only protects your iPad substantially but also gives off an intellectual vibe. The material of the case is hand rubbed artisan leather which makes your already beautiful iPad look all the more stylish. The case holds your iPad securely in its pocket while the built-in typing wedge allows interacting with and typing on your iPad all the more comfortable.

Zagg Rugged Book Case

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Another masterpiece in the Book Case category but this time with a functional backlit keyboard to make your iPad mini 2 productive. The Case comes in with three major modes, the Book mode to make it easy for you to study while the iPad sits in securely, the case mode to protect your iPad from all the dust, scratches, scuffs and dents and finally the Video mode that holds your iPad perfectly at all the angles.

Nodus Access Case

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This case features a micro-suction technology to hold your iPad securely so that it can sit securely in the case while the full/top grain vegetable tanned Italian leather gives off a professional and elegant vibe. The inner utility pocket adds to its overall elegance while soft inner microfibre lining assures your iPad Mini remains dust and scratch resistant.

Moshi Origami Case

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Here is something creative for creative people who wish to show off their iPad Mini while keeping everything minimal and safe, all at the same time. The case not only looks good but also manages to hold your iPad at comfortable angles both horizontally as well as vertically. The cherry on top is the cases inbuilt sleep/wake function.

Grovemade Walnut Case

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This is probably the unique case in this list, not only because of its looks but also because of the material that has been used to construct it. This iPad mini case will, however, only suit the people who have some extra cash to spend on a case and also who are not tree huggers. The case has been made from Oregon Claro Walnut and sturdy domestic maple and works as a smart cover and stand.

XtremeMac Tuffwrap Play Case

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If iPad is more like a gaming companion for your or your children, then you might want something that not only protects it but also gives you a little edge regarding gaming, and that is exactly what XtremeMac Tuffwrap Play Case is all about. The ergonomic and textured design makes it easy for you to play games on your iPad Mini 2 while access is maintained to all the ports and buttons.

Speck iGuy Protective Case

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A little something for your children to adore apart from the iPad itself. This case comes in with a bunch of vibrant, fun colors to keep your children amazed without compromising on the protection aspect, thanks to its lightweight foam protection and kid-friendly personality.

DodoCase for Sage Canvas

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You get a distinctive look with this hand-crafted sleeve. It is a sage waxed duck canvas exterior with a felt interior and a leather patch for grip. If you have the iPad Mini Smart Cover from Apple on your tablet, it will still fit inside this sleeve. The sleeves are made by hand in San Francisco using traditional techniques and materials.

Incipio Lexington iPad Mini 2 Case

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The Buckle design of this makes for a great view angle and also makes it extremely easy for you to type when you need to. The unique belt buckle also makes it easy to close the cover and secure your iPad closely. More in the protection department, this case Provides ample protection against bumps, scratches, and drops with its vegan leather styling and polycarbonate shell.

Otterbox Defender

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Otterbox is pretty famous and it is famous for good reasons, which includes its reasonable price and high level of protection it provides for your iPad while staying subtle. It does so with the help of its three-layer protection mechanism that protects your iPad from drops, bumps, and shocks. The built-in screen protected further adds to the end to end protection. On top of it all, the back cover doubles as a kickstand allowing you to view and use your iPad at comfortable angles.

Incipio LGND

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With a unique design folding design and microsuede lining, this case will sure turn some heads while protecting your iPad mini from the dust, scratches and minor bumps. The case has been precisely cut to allow access to all the ports and buttons while the embedded magnets make sure your iPad is responsive to auto wake/sleep feature.

Logitech Ultrathin Keyboard Folio

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One of the thinnest Keyboard cases that take care of all your typing needs without compromising on the elegance of your iPad mini and without adding any unnecessary bulk. To give you a little insight into how light and thin this case actually is, it weighs only 285g and measures 19.3mm thick (0.75 inches).

LifeProof FRE iPad Mini 2

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For a slim, lightweight case that also offers unrivaled protection, the oddly named Frē for iPad Mini is unbeatable. The case fully seals your Apple tablet, so there’s no chance of dust or dirt making it through; in fact, you can submerge it in water to a depth of 2 meters for up to an hour. It also offers military-grade protection from drops and bumps. The touchscreen remains perfectly usable, the case even reduces reflective glare, and it enhances the sound. Spills, falls, and harsh environments – your iPad Mini will survive the lot with one of these.