Incipio NGP Impact Resistant Case for iPad mini Review

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Shortly after we got power and internet back my new iPad mini arrived. I hadn’t had much of a chance to check it out until today but I will say my first impressions are rather positive. Sure, I wish it had a Retina display but there is no doubt that, at least for me, having the lower screen resolution isn’t a deal breaker. I did want to protect my iPad mini from day one and Incipio was kind enough to make sure I had one of their NGP cases in hand before the iPad arrived. (To be precise, I had it in hand two hours before the iPad arrived. Thanks for getting it to me so quickly Incipio!!)

Here’s a quick look at this simple method for protecting the newest member of the iOS family.

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From Incipio:

Semi-rigid, shock absorbing NGP material

Wrap around design for easy installation

Snug fit ensures protection

There’s nothing fancy about this case but if you need to protect your iPad mini in the simplest way possible this is a great option. It protects the sides and back while leaving the screen completely free (and exposed) without adding too much bulk or weight.

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As I note in the video, while I’m not a huge fan of the way this case material feels but I do like the simple way this case protects my newest device.

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You can learn more and order yours here on the Incipio website.

MSRP: $24.99

What I Like: Covers everything but the screen; Offers scratch and bump protection; Under $25

What Needs Improvement: No screen protection; Material feels like what it is… synthetic

About the Author

Dan Cohen
Having a father who was heavily involved in early laser and fiber-optical research, Dan grew up surrounded by technology and gadgets. Dan’s father brought home one of the very first video games when he was young and Dan remembers seeing a “pre-release” touchtone phone. (When he asked his father what the “#” and “*” buttons were his dad said, “Some day, far in the future, we’ll have some use for them.”) Technology seemed to be in Dan’s blood but at some point he took a different path and ended up in the clergy. His passion for technology and gadgets never left him. Dan is married to Raina Goldberg who is also an avid user of Apple products. They live in New Jersey with their golden doodle Nava.

2 Comments on "Incipio NGP Impact Resistant Case for iPad mini Review"

  1. Will this work with the Apple Smart Cover? By appearance, I would say no….