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Best leather portfolio 2018 – [Buyer’s Guide]

Last Updated May 1, 2019
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Charlie OliverHELLO! I’m Charlie Oliver. After 29 hours of research including speaking with consultants and experts, and plenty of parents and 24 hours spent testing 10 leather portfolio, I believe that I found the best leather portfolio of 2018.

I will go through the main features and what you should consider when deciding which one to pick over the other. Without further-a-do, let’s take a look at the Top 3 list in 2018 which are available in the market.

Best leather portfolio of 2018

Based on customer reviews and my own experience with the cowboy method I’ve found the best 3 leather portfolio on the market. If you’re scouring the market for the best leather portfolio, you’d better have the right info before spending your money.

The rating is based on multiple factors: The 3 metrics ‐ Design, Materials, Performance, and other indicators such as: Popularity, Opinions, Brand, Reputation and more. Check them out and decide which one suits you the best to splurge upon.

Test Results and Ratings

Rank №1 №2 №3
Product
Total 4.8 4.5 4.3
Ease of use
5 points
5 points
4 points
Versatility
5 points
4 points
4 points
Durability
4 points
5 points
4 points
Price
5 points
4 points
5 points
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№1 – Zippered Leather Business Portfolio Padfolio – Professional Light Brown PU Leather Portfolio Binder & Organizer Folder with 10.5 Inch Tablet Sleeve by Lautus Designs

 
Zippered Leather Business Portfolio Padfolio - Professional Light Brown PU Leather Portfolio Binder & Organizer Folder with 10.5 Inch Tablet Sleeve by Lautus Designs

Pros
CLASSICALLY MODERN: Classic-looking portfolio which holds the modern business professional’s tablet (up to 10.5″) safely in a separate padded sleeve.
PERFECTLY ORGANIZED: Organize & carry everything you could need – resume, loose papers, passport, ID, USB stick, keys, pen / tablet stylus, business cards and owner ID.
Cons
Absolutely no frills
 
Total:
4.8

Why did this leather portfolio win the first place?

I really enjoy the design. It is compact, comfortable and reliable. And it looks amazing! The product is very strong. Its material is stable and doesn’t crack. I also liked the delivery service that was fast and quick to react. It was delivered on the third day. I am very happy with the purchase. It is definitely worth its money. The product is top-notch!

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Ease of use
5

5star

Versatility
5

5star

Durability
4

4star

Price
5

5star

 

 

№2 – Leatherology Organizer Portfolio with Tablet Pocket & Magnetic Closure – Full Grain Leather Leather – Rose

 
Leatherology Organizer Portfolio with Tablet Pocket & Magnetic Closure - Full Grain Leather Leather - Rose

Pros
Full Grain Leather
13″H x 10″W x 0.75″D
3 paper pockets, 2 business card pockets
Cons
Heavy and big.
Bad customer service for warranty.
 
Total:
4.5

Why did this leather portfolio come in second place?

This is a pretty decent product that perfectly fitted the interior of our office. I really liked it. It is amazing in every aspect. It did even exceed my expectations for a bit, considering the affordable price. I recommend you to consider buying this model, it definitely worth its money. Seems that the material is good. It has a very beautiful color but I don’t really like the texture.

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Ease of use
5

5star

Versatility
4

4star

Durability
5

5star

Price
4

4star

 

 

№3 – STYLIO Padfolio/ Resume Portfolio Folder – Interview/ Legal Document Organizer & Business Card Holder – With Letter-Sized Writing Pad – Handsome Piano Noir Faux Leather Matte Finish & Accent Stitching

 
STYLIO Padfolio/ Resume Portfolio Folder - Interview/ Legal Document Organizer & Business Card Holder - With Letter-Sized Writing Pad - Handsome Piano Noir Faux Leather Matte Finish & Accent Stitching

Pros
✔FUNCTION MEETS STYLE – Elegant design featuring convenient, safe pockets ideal for documents, business cards, travel tickets, pitch proposals & resumes. Includes a pen holder & refillable writing pad
✔SLEEK & PROFESSIONAL – Make a strong first impression with this modern portfolio with a classy piano black matte finishing. Fits most briefcases & bags
Cons
Require more effort to use.
The manual is inaccurate and confusing..
 
Total:
4.3

Why did this leather portfolio take third place?

I liked the design. We’ve been using it for 2 months and it still looks like brand new. It is inconvenient to use due to the size. I am going to get something different next time. It doesn’t squeaks nor bents. Looks great in my apartment. A very convenient model. It is affordable and made of high-quality materials.

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Ease of use
4

4star

Versatility
4

4star

Durability
4

4star

Price
5

5star

 

 

leather portfolio Buyer’s Guide

If you keep the before points in mind, you can easily go out to the market and buy leather portfolio, right? No!

Traditional Zippered Portfolios.

Canvas Art Bags (Student Portfolios). These tend to be the lowest priced portfolios for carrying artwork and are used primarily by students who have a temporary need for a portfolio. They are usually made from inexpensive canvas that is sewn to make a flat pouch without any depth. Some are sold with a disposable cardboard insert to keep it from folding over on itself. They can be suitable for carrying drawings on paper that do not need significant protection.

If the decision to go iPad Pro left you shorn of a few quid too many, then this tan PU leather case from Mofred is a no-brainer purchase. Its dark matt outer finish looks and feels a lot more expensive than it is, as does the tan inner microfibre lining inside.

The case neatly flips into a portrait or landscape stand with three grades of angle and the magnetic strip sleeps/wakes your iPad Pro on closing/opening. A pouch on the outside is just big enough for a few key Adocuments; Mofred even tucked in a screen protector to boot.

Largely plastic

Another case that lets you show the world you’ve got great tablet taste, even if you’ve plumped for the rose gold tablet, Speck’s SmartShell Plus lets you make the most of the iPad’s looks as well as its core grunt and solid combination of work and play-friendly abilities.

Showing off your iPad’s color while keeping it safe from everyday knocks and scratches, the transparent rear sports cut-outs in all the right places, with openings for Lightning connector, speaker and camera, volume buttons, plus a gap along the side that lets you pair the case with Apple’s own Smart Keyboard.

Room for accessories

There are iPad Pro 9.cases, and then there is this, a bag specifically designed for your tablet. A luxurious one at that, having been crafted from genuine leather.

It has a wallet-size pocket on the outside and a classy case for your Apple Pencil, while the soft sleeve has all the right cut-outs, the sleep/wake smart function works as advertised, and the case folds over for ideal typing and viewing angles.

The inner pockets mean it’s not the slimmest case by any stretch, but it’s elegant while also providing fine protection. The shoulder strap is a welcome touch for those regularly on the move, whilst a variety of fun colors will appease those tired of the classic brown leather look.

Not as protective as some

We’ve seen Pipetto’s Origami case for a number of iOS device models and its design never fails to impress. This version for the Pro user comes in a variety of stylish colours (the royal blue is particularly striking) and feels unique, thanks to Pipetto’s use of soft PU for the outer shell and a furry suedette lining making things snuggly inside.

It’s not unlike Apple’s own Smart Cover for the iPad Pro, and even turns the device on/off when opened/closed; the difference is that the Origami has a rear flap that folds into four stand modes all of which offer an alternative viewing angle depending on your needs (typing, viewing etc). We like.

Won’t appeal if you’re not into Star Wars

It’s fine to show off your inner nerd, and we don’t just mean with a fun background on your super slate. This R2-D2-inspired Casetify offering is ideal for any hardened Star Wars fan.

It’s about more than mere fun factor though. The Saffiano leather body offers a durable protective coating that’s as hardwearing as it is easy on the eye, while a reinforced plastic inlay gently hugs your tablet and keeps it safe from drops.

It’s versatile too, with four different stand positions letting you optimize your tablet’s position to your current needs, be that typing, movie watching or a nice session with your Pencil in hand.

Chunkier than some

As much as you’d like to keep your iPad Pro’s sleek lines and metal body on show for the world to see, sometimes hardcore device-saving protection needs to come before style.

That doesn’t mean you have to completely do away with easy-on-the-eye appeal though. Griffin’s all-terrain Survivor case offers plenty of protection while letting you custom color the case to your tastes.

Despite boasting a relatively slim profile, this hardy add-on offers protection from drops up to 6.feet, making it ideal for the ultra-clumsy or those using their tablets in unforgiving environments. The defenses continue inside, too, with a foam-lined polycarbonate frame that’s shatter-resistant and encased in silicone.

A Touch ID-friendly built-in screen protector and plugs for all the ports finish the look, while ensuring dirt, sand and rain have no easy route in. What’s more, an included clip-on stand for hands-free use makes your iPad Pro ready for whatever nature, or you, can throw at it.

Indent is prone to wear

This slender case is cloaked in a traditional bookbinding material called Buckram, which makes a satisfying crack like the well-worn spine of an archive journal when you fold it over into the stand position.

Two sturdy ridges in the opposing soft-grip liner offer two comfy viewing angles, while the clean-release 3M adhesive holds in your iPad Pro nice and securely.

The on/off magnetic smart cover is kept closed with a Moleskine band and does a fair job of protecting the device’s edges. The outward indent of the fold is prone to wear but ends up adding to the overall vintage library book feel. A fine case indeed.

No choice of color

When it comes to iPad protection, Apple, having designed the slate itself, has a solid starting point for keeping it safe. While its Smart Cover is a classic and the rear-protecting Silicone Case the best for protecting against bumps, it’s the official Smart Keyboard case that’s arguably Apple’s best iPad Pro accessory.

As well as protecting the screen from scratches when chucked in your bag, the case fits in its own physical QWERTY keyboard, transforming your powerful tablet into a true laptop replacement.

The keyboard-enhanced case isn’t just about being able to knock out email replies or last-minute work documents in double-quick fashion either. When work’s done, it can transform into a tablet stand, letting you enjoy a hands-free Netflix binge.

If you want a case with a card slot, but don’t want to cover up your screen with a wallet case, look no further than Spigen’s Slim Armor CS. In addition to protecting your case, it slides open at the back to reveal a slot to store a couple of your most-used cards for easy(ish) access.

Speck Presidio for Galaxy S8

Speck boasts that its phone cases are ‘designed for impact’, so much so that they’re built out of none other than ‘Impactium’, which we’re pretty sure they just made up – but as long as it works, we don’t mind, and it supposedly offers up to 10-feet of drop protection.

The Presidio cases are sturdy but slim, and should provide ample protection to the body of the phone. They don’t cover the screen, but are raised enough at the sides to offer those bezel-less edges a little extra protection.

You can pick up the normal Presidio in a variety of plain colours, but for the same price we prefer the Presidio Grip models – the two-tone ridged design looks great, and protects against slippy fingers.

RhinoShield CrashGuard Bumper for Galaxy S8

Naturally, the downside of a bumper is the screen itself is unprotected, but for most drops and falls, it’ll do the job.

Olixar Galaxy SArmourDillo

If you’re a bit less concerned with preserving the aesthetic and a bit more concerned with having an “impact-resistant polycarbonate exoskeleton” wrapped around your phone, the ArmourDillo might be for you.

X-Doria Galaxy SDefense Shield

The case boasts an aluminium frame with clear polycarbonate backing, and a rubber bumper to bear the brunt of any impacts – it can apparently survive drops up to 3m/10ft onto concrete.

The metal frame is also customisable – you can pick between black, rose gold, or the garish ‘iridescent’.

Terrapin Low Profile Wallet for Galaxy S8

Terrapin’s Low Profile Wallet is one of the cheapest wallet cases for the Sand SPlus (both options at £8.95), so it’s ideal for anyone who’s already broken the bank on the phone and doesn’t want to do the same for a case.

It’s made of imitation leather, features a magnetic side clasp that’s easy to use and adds minimal bulk, and can be turned on its side for a viewing stand.

The build quality isn’t fantastic, but for less than a tenner we can’t complain. Check out the rest of Terrapin’s Srange here. This case is not available in the US, however.

GearPiccadilly for Galaxy S8

The clear case is made with metallic D3O to prevent impact damage, combined with a UV coating to make it scratch-resistant. It won’t block access to any ports, and comes in a range of colours intended to complement the Sitself, including grey, light blue, purple, and a textured black (though only plain black and blue are currently available to pre-order).

As with most Scases, there’s a variant for SPlus owners too.

Obliq Slim Meta Chain for Galaxy S8

Here’s something a little different. Obliq’s Slim Meta Chain pairs a polycarbonate core with an elaborate chainmail-style backplate, so your phone can look just as protected as it hopefully is.

Laptop bags come in many forms. Some folks are still into the backpack thing, while others want a dedicated, professional computer bag. I really like this handsome leather satchel. Very classy.. Or these reusable twist ties technology:. Flag the holding of the case and then use the note space to write out your answers to expected questions.

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Staci made an excellent point to me just now: get a screen guard for your computer. This one protects for glare and privacy, so you can keep playing Candy Crush Saga (or reading Above the Law) while in class with no one the wiser.

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Better than expected

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After testing more than 60 different cases over the past year, most of which have versions for both the iPhone or and the iPhone Plus or Plus, we think Silk’s Base Grip is a great choice for most people with an iPhone or 8, or an iPhone Plus or Plus. (Most cases for the iPhone and Plus also fit the new iPhone and Plus, respectively.) We know from years of feedback from readers, Wirecutter staff, and even friends and family that most people want a case that’s slim, plainly designed, reliably protective, and inexpensive, and the Base Grip checks all those boxes at a reasonable price. It fits snugly without being difficult to put on or take off, its lightly textured finish is easy to grip, and it offers all-over protection without being bulky.

But we also have picks for leather cases, superthin cases, wallet cases, transparent cases, extra-protective cases, waterproof cases, battery cases, and cases that work well with accessories, so read on.

Why it’s great

We know from years of feedback from readers, Wirecutter staff, and even friends and family that most people want a case that’s slim, plainly designed, reliably protective, and inexpensive. That’s why Silk’s Base Grip is an excellent choice for most people with an iPhone or 8, or an iPhone Plus or Plus: It’s a simple case that checks all the boxes at a reasonable price.

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The Base Grip is a one-piece TPU (thermoplastic polyurethane, a flexible plastic) case. It has just enough give to make it easy to install, without being so loose that the sides pull away—something that can be a problem on inferior cases. The back panel is slightly rough, with a pebbled finish on the edges for a good grip. It’s just the right amount of texture, offering extra security while you’re holding the phone without making the case feel weird or unpleasant.

The Base Grip’s textured finish makes it easier to keep a hold on the phone.

The case also gets the smaller details right. Along the bottom edge, openings for the speaker, microphone, and Lightning-connector port provide access without leaving too much of the iPhone’s body exposed. The case covers the volume and the Sleep/Wake buttons while maintaining a clicky feel. A tapered, black ring protects the camera(s) and flash, and the lip around the screen is deep enough to keep the phone’s screen from touching flat surfaces (and a film screen protector is included), without being so tall as to hinder the use of the touchscreen. Silk claims that air pockets in the corners help absorb shock.

Flaws but not dealbreakers

You won’t confuse the Base Grip with a premium case: It doesn’t look or feel particularly cheap, but it’s also not going to draw attention based on its looks. We also don’t love the seam between the back panel and the edge of the case, but that’s just a minor aesthetic bother.

A less expensive option with drawbacks

If you’re looking for a less-expensive battery case, the options are very limited. Some companies are selling their iPhone 6/6s cases and labeling them as compatible with the iPhone and 8, but because they cover the phone’s Lightning-connector port, you won’t be able to use wired headphones. This may be fine if you use Bluetooth headphones, but we can’t recommend such a case.

Anker’s PowerCore Case is the only third-party model we recommend so far. It costs half as much as Apple’s case, but that lower price comes with some drawbacks. The 2,200-mAh battery provides an average charge of 80 percent to the iPhone 7, which is 1percent less than the Smart Battery Case. Anker’s case is also less sleek: Instead of the Lightning connector being integrated into the case’s chin, it’s on a short cable that hides inside the battery bump. You plug the cable into your iPhone’s Lightning-connector port when you need to charge, and tuck the cable away when you’re done. For most people, this approach will be more convenient than carrying around a separate battery pack, but it’s not as seamless of an experience compared with what Apple offers.

A modular battery

This 3,000mAh battery will provide about 90% charge to an iPhone or 8.

Mophie has gone all-in on its Charge Force wireless charging technology: All of the company’s cases now incorporate the feature, including the Juice Pack Air, above. The Charge Force Case for iPhone and for Plus is the slimmest in the series. The leather-covered case doesn’t include a battery itself, but rather it hosts an inlaid wireless charging pad with a Lightning-connector plug that can slide up and down to plug into your phone. You can then slap a compatible Charge Force battery, such as the 3,000 mAh Charge Force Powerstation Mini, onto the back of the case—it secures magnetically—and power up. In our testing, we got an average charge of 90 percent to an iPhone from the Powerstation Mini. That’s lower than we’d expect for the capacity (Mophie’s Juice Pack Air has a 2,52mAh battery but charges a few percent more), but it’s still enough to more or less refill a dead iPhone or 8.

The combination of battery and case is more expensive than our other picks, but it’s a nice option for people who want the benefits of a battery case but would rather have a slimmer profile when not charging. It even allows you to use wired Lightning headphones—although only when you’re not charging.

What to look forward to

At CES 2017, Griffin introduced the Reserve Battery Case with Headphone Jack, a case that adds back the iPhone 7’s lost headphone jack and also includes a Lightning pass-through for charging (or using Lightning headphones). The Reserve is similar to parent-company Incipio’s OX but includes a 3,000 mAh battery, all for the same price as standard battery cases. The “chin” on the bottom is larger than on competitors, but that might be an acceptable sacrifice for those who want to be able to use their 3.mm headphones. Toward the end of 2017, neither case was available for purchase. The OX Case was last slated to ship in August; we haven’t heard any updates since. And though the Griffin case has not been cancelled, it still has no official ship date. It popped up on Walmart’s Canadian site, but we don’t think it is actually available for sale.

The redesigned Retina display

The redesigned Retina display on iPad Pro sets a whole new standard. It’s not just brighter and less reflective, it’s far more responsive than anything that’s come before. Whether you’re scrolling through pages in Safari or playing an intense 3D game, everything feels utterly smooth, fast, and immersive.

 

 

 

 

How to save up to 86%? Here is little trick.

You must visit the page of sales. Here is the link. If you don’t care about which brand is better, then you can choose the leather portfolio by the price and buy from the one who will offer the greatest discount.

 

 

Final Word

First of all thanks for reading my article to the end! I hope you find my reviews listed here useful and that it allows you to make a proper comparison of what is best to fit your needs and budget. Don’t be afraid to try more than one product if your first pick doesn’t do the trick.

Most important, have fun and choose your leather portfolio wisely! Good luck!

So, TOP3 of leather portfolio

 

 

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