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For a few days since the announcement of the newest top-shelf iPad Pro 2018 models the only case cover that would fit them was Apple’s original Smart Folio. Price? $79 for the 11-inch version; $99 for the one that fits iPad Pro 12.9.
Yesterday, the first cases designed to fit 2018 iPad Pro models started to appear on Amazon. That was quick, having in mind the new iPads have different dimensions and proportions, and sport edge-to-edge displays.
What you have to keep in mind that if you are planning to get the 2nd-generation Apple Pencil, you should choose the case that enables to pair and charge Apple’s newest stylus.
Below, you will see the newcomers. The cases don’t even have user ratings, but make sure to bookmark them in a browser and go back in a few days.
If you plan to grab the deal on iPad case or accessory, don’t wait for Black Friday 2018. Many people buy devices, and they usually want to grab the case, screen protector, power charger, or stand. That’s why, during or after Black Friday, the prices of accessories go higher.
First cases and sleeves for iPad Pro 2018
Amaping Leather Sleeve Cover for iPad Pro 11-inch 2018. The familiar design from previous-generation iPad models is already available for the 2018 release. The sleeve is lightweight and is made of the faux leather. The sleeve sports the holder for Apple Pencil or any other stylus.
A few companies offer this design on Amazon, but Amaping has the largest number of colors, including Gold, Brown, and Red. ⇢ Amazon – $8.99.
Luvvit iPad Pro 12.9 Case 2018 Cover with Apple Pencil Holder. Are you looking for a solid case that sports the built-in Apple pencil holder? Take a look at the design from Luvvit.
The case sports the hybrid design – hard back case, lined with premium heather fabric, is combined with flexible TPU bumpers. The bumpers provide a shock absorbing cushion against drops. A special holder on the side of the case will securely accommodate the stylus. ⇢ Amazon – $17.99.
Fintie Smart Folio Case for 11-inch Apple iPad Pro 2018. One of the best third-party alternatives to Apple’s Smart Cover is the tri-fold case offered by Fintie. The company has already released the model that fits the 11-inch iPad Pro 2018.
The case features the foldable front that can transform into a viewing stand or a keyboard. The most interesting is the back shell. In this model it’s made of translucent back cover that’s specially treated with matte finish to proudly show off the Apple logo.
For the time being, there are two colors to choose from, but more designs are on the way. ⇢ Amazon – $9.99.
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