we would choose to enjoy a good HD movie on iPad over a large screen full HD TV if not for the sound that doesn’t quite match the visual awe that iPad’s Retina screen has to offer. however, with the Belkin Thunderstorm Handheld Home Theater, we might just change our stance. touted as the world’s first portable, full-range stereo speaker system for the iPad, this case-like accessory fit flush with your iPad and features front-facing stereo speakers powered by Audifi, ported speakers and integrated air channels for richer bass and depth, built-in high-efficiency amplifier, a la-Apple’s Smart Cover magnetically attached folding soft cover that doubles as a viewing stand and sports pass-through access for your iPad main camera, audio jack, microphone, speaker, charging port, lock switch, volume control, as well as mute/rotation lock switch. the soundscape can be customized with a free, downloadable Thunderstorm app to suit the your usage such as for music, movies or gaming. the Thunderstorm will be available this Spring for both 30-pin and the Lightning connector-equipped iPad (i.e. iPad 2nd, 3rd and 4th generation) for a retail price of $199.99. hit the jump for a few more images.