Update: We are already starting to see lots of cases and covers for the Surface tablet. This isn’t surprising because the pre order phase has just started and people will be looking for the best accessories. We will start reviews and providing you information on the top picks!
Casecrown Surface Cases and Covers
A top accessory producer is Casecrown. They really emerged with the popularity of netbooks and since then they have been making a wide selection of styles and colors or cases and covers for pretty much every computing device on the market.
The image above shows the Casecrown messenger style bag. They come in three colors and the black is not shown there but it is available. You can see that it is either the horizonal style (like the brown case) or verticle style (like the purple case). All colors are available for both vertical and horizontal styles. Although the list price is above $50, you can buy this Casecrown case for around $30.
Duragadget Cases and Sleeves
If you want a cheap option for covering your Surface tablet, Duragadget offer a good range of protective sleeve style cases. These are neoprene so they offer a layer of protection from drop and dings, plus they protect your Surface tablet from water and rain.
The image above is a showcase of the various cases from Duragadget. If you notice the pink case, it’s actually reversible! You can make it pink or black depending on your mood. When I said these can be a cheap option, you can sometimes find these cases for as cheap as $10 online at places like Amazon.com!
Microsoft Surface tablet is the next big tablet coming to market. With this announcement will come the case and covers to market. It appears that there are two Microsoft made cases that will be available at launch. These are the Touch Cover and the Type Cover. They have in interesting attaching style and we’re not sure if this is a proprietary type mechanism or if other case manufacturers like Logitech will be able to make their own similar keyboard cases. It might be pretty hard to beat what Microsoft has come up with actually. Others might come in at a cheap price so that may push people away from the Microsoft product. Time will tell. With the stand built into the Surface tablet we don’t expect to see a lot of folio type adjustable stands. From the early looks I don’t see the Microsoft Surface tablet have that slightly elevated angle which you can get easily from the Apple smart covers. It would appear that other case makers could come up with a design that doesn’t include a keyboard and allows for a few more angles. That may be what we see in terms of accessories. We will update with prices of the standard (and possible bundled) Microsoft built Surface cover products. We do know that they will come in five different colors which seems to indicate that you would buy these separately. We didn’t get details on that from the Microsoft press event but we’re sure to find out about whether the case covers are a separate purchase or not. Here is an image which shows off the color selection available.