Are you still doubting that the iPad 2 is one of the hottest product launches ever? More proof can be seen in the iPad 2 accessory market which is a multibillion dollar industry. There seems to be demand even for luxurious iPad 2 cases for the rich and famous. The French brand Cartier jumped into the luxury pool with their $420 iPad 2 case a few months back. We found a few high-end iPad 2 cases that are even pricier than the Cartier Les Must collection. The popularity of the iPad 2 across all demographics has opened the door for the most expensive case designs that we know of. In fact, one of these iPad 2 cases in our review actually cost more than the Apple’s most expensive iPad 2 tablet ($829 3G/64GB).
The Padova: Orbino is the manufacturer of this fine leather iPad 2 case. This Padova ipad 2 case integrates with Apple’s Smart Cover Technology. The Padova is a a full cover design that is super-slim and matches the sleek elegance of the iPad 2 and its thinner redesign. These Orbino iPad 2 cases are handmade to be high-performance that protect the iPad 2 both on the front and back of the iPad tablet. Orbina proudly statest that each Padova iPad 2 case is 100% built by hand by a single artisan in their own facilities in Italy. Orbino’s Padova entry level iPad 2 case is available in four premium colors: Brown, Black,Deep Red, and Pecan and is priced at $209 (not pictured). The limited edtion Padova iPad 2 case offers higher end leather skins like Crocodile and Ostrich which are pictured left. The price of the Padova limited edition iPad 2 case is $689 for Crocodile and Ostrich for $569. (Astounding iPad case $ after the break)
Hermes HigHtecH: The Hermes HigHtechH is an all leather book-style iPad cover. The design is done in fine calfskin leather to create a work station finished product. This French made iPad case is an elegant and a premium iPad accessory product aimed and the luxury brand market. This iPad 2 case allows you to prop up your iPad tablet for working or just relaxing and watching video. The IPad 2 case closes around the iPad snuggly and functions as a full iPad cover to protect your device as you are on the go. This Hermes iPad 2 accessory only comes in one color style of ebony evergrain calfskin. Now, start the drumroll and Buckingham Palace trumpets. The price for the Hermes luxury iPad case is a staggering $1400.