Best 12.9-inch iPad Pro (2018 & 2019) Cases in 2020

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Whether you use your third-generation 12.9-inch iPad Pro as a computer replacement or a supplement, you'll want to protect it with a great cover. Some covers offer additional functionality, such as a keyboard. We are here to help you sort through the best cases for your (2018) 12.9-inch iPad Pro.

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Apple's official Smart Keyboard Case (opens in new tab) is a staff favorite because it's thin, lightweight, and gets the job done in style. If you want something that looks good and just works beautifully, this is your case.

The case style I always choose for my iPads is the ZtotopCase for iPad Pro 12.9 Inch (opens in new tab). I like the slim, lightweight style and the front cover that folds back to form a stand for watching videos or typing. Simply opening and closing the cover wakes up your iPad Pro or puts it to sleep. If you have an Apple Pencil, this case is ideal. Not only will it store your Apple Pencil when not in use, but the case holds it in the right spot to charge while it's being stored.

Karen S Freeman

Karen is a contributor to as a writer and co-host of the iMore Show. She’s been writing about Apple since 2010 with a year-long break to work at an Apple Store as a product specialist. She's also a contributor at CNET. Before joining iMore in 2018, Karen wrote for Macworld, AppAdvice, WatchAware. She’s an early adopter who used to wait in long lines on release days before pre-ordering made things much easier. Karen is also a part-time teacher and occasional movie extra. She loves to spend time with her family, travel the world, and is always looking for portable tech and accessories so she can work from anywhere.