Of all the electronics cases I've tried, I'm always impressed with the quality and class of X-doria. Its cases exude enough style and sophistication to make any iPad packer proud.
I received two luxurious leather X-doria cases to review, one black and one brown. For extra protection, the case has a silicon enclosure inside into which the iPad snuggles, including all the appropriate and necessary apertures.
In my opinion, the light green color of the silicon with the brown leather case is cheesy, and conflicts with its classy exterior. It is a bit of a deal breaker for me. However, the black leather case has a gray or silver silicon holder, which is much more tasteful and not so alarming.
The inside of the case is covered in soft suede, which is another quality touch.
One of the great features of this case is it magically turns your iPad on and off upon opening and closing the cover. This is all right unless you want to leave your machine out for further use and access.
Another feature I like is that it allows you to view the screen at a variety of angles, at least in the landscape mode. There is no such accommodation for portrait mode, which is perhaps shortsighted. It will stand up vertically at a 90-degree angle, but that's not the greatest viewing angle.
So, what do you suppose this cuddly leather case for your iPad mini will cost you? If you guessed $39.99, you're correct. Grab one here: http://amzn.to/YrIReP