Covers and Cases For Your iPad 5th Generation

(Last Updated On: March 11, 2018)

We are just guessing you need an iPad case to cover your expensive new tablet.

iPads have always been our favorite tablet. In the past, we have written about these Apple products like the iPhone 8, Apple Watch, MacBook Air, etc. So, it’s a matter of time before we created an article for the well-known iPad.

Let’s face it these tablets are not cheap. Right now it looks like they cost anywhere from $300 to $500. We highly suggest you sign up for AppleCare, but also you need a case or cover for your iPad.

In this article, we will be covering the latest version of the iPad which was released in 2017. For a full list of iPad releases, I suggest you check out this article at Also, if it’s a 5th generation iPad it’s going to have a 9.7-inch screen and was released in 2017. Also, iPad Pro’s are not the same dimensions as the iPad.

But, enough with all the boring details about iPads. You own one and you want a cover or a case for your iPad, right?

Fintie iPad 9.7 inch 2017 / iPad Air Case – 360 Degree Rotating Stand

These cases by Fintie are amazing. They come in all kinds of different colors and patterns. There are lots of different flower textures, abstract patterns, etc. to choose from.

  • Comes in 28 different patterns.
  • This case will automatically wake up or put your device to sleep.
  • Built in stand.
  • Can easily rotate 360 degrees. This makes it easy to view in portrait or landscape.
  • Has a dual layer hard interior case. The exterior is made out of synthetic leather which helps protect your device from drops and scratches.
  • Snap-n-Roll design. Simply, snap the left side and right side and your case is installed.
  • Has an elastic band which keeps your iPad in the case securely.

DTTO Ultra Slim Lightweight Smart Case Trifold Cover Stand

This is one of the most practical cases available for the iPad. It comes in a wide variety of colors. Both women and men will love this cover. It’s a very classy case with very nice leather craftsmanship. For those that want an iPad cover that isn’t bulky at all, we would highly suggest that you take a closer look at this iPad cover.

  • Is available in 10 different colors.
  • Ultra slim design for those that don’t like a big bulky cover for their iPad.
  • Soft microfiber lining on the inside. The exterior is made of premium synthetic leather.
  • Doesn’t leave fingerprints or scratches on the cover.
  • Can use this case as a stand for hands-free viewing.
  • Is integrated with a magnetic smart cover which allows the iPad to auto sleep or wake.
  • Easy to install the cover and comes with a lifetime warranty.

Ztotop Premium Leather Business Slim Folding Stand Folio Cover

Another great option for your iPad is the case created by Ztotop. Not only is this iPad case appealing to look at. But, it’s a cost-efficient case for your iPad. It’s a well-crafted case that has all the great features that you need for an iPad case.

  • Available in 6 different colors.
  • The exterior consist of premium synthetic leather and the inside is microfiber.
  • Has a smart cover. Your iPad will wake and sleep when you open or close the case.
  • 3 different slots where you can prop your iPad up for handsfree viewing.
  • Comes with a pocket and pen holder.

ProCase iPad 9.7 Case 2017 iPad 5th Generation Case

We have always like ProCase cases. They are some of the slickest cases you will ever find for your iPad. Not to mention, this particular case even comes with a free stylus pen. Lastly, this case doesn’t come with PU leather like a lot of other cases come with. Instead, you get composition leather.

  • Available in 7 different colors.
  • The exterior is premium composition leather. The interior is soft microfiber.
  • Magnetic closure with an auto sleep and auto wake feature.
  • Large pocket on the exterior.
  • Comes with a process stylus pen and has a built-in elastic holder for your stylus pen.

Zeox iPad Air 2 Case – 360 Degree Rotating Stand Case with Smart Cover

Zeox has outdone themselves with this awesome iPad case. This one comes in a variety of different colors. Also, this case comes with extras like a screen protector cover and a Stylus Pen.

  • Comes in 28 different colors.
  • Uses a 360° rotating swivel. This allows users to View the device vertically, horizontally and completely hands-free.
  • Comes with a Stylus pen and screen protector.
  • Allows your iPad to auto sleep or auto awake when opening or closing.
  • Installation only takes a matter of seconds. You simply snap it on and you’re done.
  • Is carefully crafted with PU leather and a soft microfiber lining on the inside of the case.
  • Comes with a one-year warranty.

ESR iPad 2017 iPad 9.7-inch Case, Lightweight Smart Case

This case by ESR is the number 1 seller on Amazon. Nearly, 4,500 positive transactions have been done with this awesome case by ESR. It comes in a variety of different colors and is the preferred case by many iPad owners.

  • It’s a slim and lightweight design.
  • Comes in 11 different colors.
  • A magnetic smart cover which auto sleeps or wakes your iPad when opening it.
  • Uses a Tri-fold design which allows you to view your tablet from several different angles.
  • Is made of polyurethane for the exterior. The inside lining uses microfiber.
  • Precise cutouts which cover your buttons, speakers, and camera.

New iPad 2017 Keyboard Case, iEGrow

This case by iEGrow a brilliant idea. The reason being is because you can turn your iPad into a MacBook. That’s right it’s not just a case, but it turns your iPad into a backlit keyboard case. It’s really one of our favorite cases that is available for the iPad.

  • Transform iPad into MacBook.
  • 7 colors that are backlit for the iPad 2017.
  • 3 different levels of brightness.
  • Can tilt your iPad 135 degrees.
  • Super lightweight.
  • Comes with a USB charging cable.
  • Built-in kickstand

So, as you can clearly see you have a lot of great options for protecting your iPad 5th Generation.

Please if you have any questions or comments please leave a comment down below.

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14 thoughts on “Covers and Cases For Your iPad 5th Generation

  • February 18, 2018 at 4:32 pm

    Great post! Very informative and useful. I have always used Otterbox brand cases, would ou recommend those as well?

    • February 18, 2018 at 4:38 pm

      Yes, Otterbox is a very quality brand for cases. We do recommend a lot of their products.

  • February 18, 2018 at 5:12 pm

    I’ve been eyeing an iPad for quite some time now…just never took the plunge to buy it! Your post is giving me some great ideas on how to keep my new accessory in a safe and scratch proof case! All the different options you’ve described makes me want them all lol!

    The idea of having a keyboard seems really nice. However, I was wondering does it come with any money back guarantee or warranty?

    Thanks again, for such an informative post! Gotta start shopping soon!

    • February 19, 2018 at 2:19 pm

      Typically, they are 30-day money back guarantees. Also, some have a year to a lifetime warranty.

  • February 18, 2018 at 6:11 pm

    I now have an iPhone for work and am looking at buying an iPad. You have helped me with this great post on the many covers/cases out there that can protect my investment. I will be shopping and buying soon.

    I really like the case by ProCase. I have owned their cases before and I am happy with their products.

    • February 19, 2018 at 2:21 pm

      We really do like cases by ProCase. They are a solid brand and do an excellent job of protecting our gadgets.

  • February 18, 2018 at 8:15 pm

    That is really neat that you can turn your iPad into a MacBook. Well, not actually, but having a keyboard for it is an awesome idea. I am certainly going to purchase one of those keyboards for my iPad 5th Generation. Is there any way to get a mouse for the iPad, too?

    • February 19, 2018 at 2:23 pm

      Yeah, we know it’s pretty cool right? Sorry, unfortunately, Apple doesn’t make a mouse that you can use with the iPad. Maybe in a couple years, they will.

  • February 18, 2018 at 8:39 pm

    Great post! Funnily enough, I have just sold my iPad and now I miss it haha! I had a defender case which blocks out EMF’s which was great.

    Looking at your selection here there are some great covers around these days. I do like the finite you mentioned first. I will check it out once I have a new iPad 5th gen haha! Enjoyed reading, thank you.

  • February 20, 2018 at 6:10 pm

    Decisions, decisions, decisions. I really like that case with the built-in backlit keyboard. Once I get my iPad, that’s the one I’m going to purchase. Who needs a MacBook with that case. Nice post!

    • February 24, 2018 at 5:57 pm

      Exactly, and this is the much cheaper route.

  • February 20, 2018 at 6:38 pm

    I especially liked the Ztotop Premium Leather iPad cover. Leather has a very nice feel in my hands. When I work on my iPad, I have usually gone without a cover and it feels alright, but leather is something I could get into.

    I do have a question though. What have other people’s experiences been with this iPad cover? Did it live up to their expectations? Before I make any purchase, I always like to know what other’s experiences with it have been. I look forward to hearing your answer.

    Thank you for sharing and I hope you make it a great day!

    • February 20, 2018 at 10:20 pm

      We can relate to that. Something is very sophisticated and classy about a leather case. And, yes you are right it does feel great!

      From the customers that bought the Ztotop case on Amazon, it nearly gets a perfect 5 out 5 rating. It’s even considered an “Amazon Choice” which means it’s one of the most popular ones on Amazon.

      I am very confident that if you purchase it you will be happy with your purchase.

  • March 1, 2018 at 11:53 pm

    Great and thorough review of each case! Well, I still have an old Generation 5 and no planning to upgrade to 9.7 inches just yet. Nonetheless, I definitely love tri-fold! DTTO Ultra slim looks really great, especially I like light weight as I carry it around. I also like the flexibility of the cover. I was concerned if it is durable enough but it looks like it has great air cushion and grid to absorb and disperse shock wave. Sounds like a great item! (and a lot of colors to choose from!)
    Thank you for all information!


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