Best Cases for iPad Air in 2020

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Please note that, while many of these selections are made for the 10.5-inch iPad Pro, they also work with the 10.5-inch iPad Air, the only difference being that the iPad Pro has four speakers instead of two and a True Tone Flash, which the iPad Air does not. So, you'll have an unnecessary second area for speakers and a larger-than-needed section for the back-facing camera.

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Regardless of the style of case you decide to go with, having something for your iPad Air (2019) is a responsible thing to do. Personally, we love the TwelveSouth SurfacePad as our top choice because of its high-quality leather design. The SurfacePad not only looks good, but it protects the front and back of your iPad Air from unwanted scratches. It's an impressive package we all wished Apple would've offered with its pricey Apple Smart Cover.

If you like what you see from the TwelveSouth SurfacePad but consider it out of your price range, then you should probably consider the Fintie Ultra Lightweight Protective Cover and Sleeve. The Fintie case has over 20 colors or designs to choose from, including one that makes your case look like a school composition book. Even better, the case also has a spot to store your Apple Pencil. Not bad for an affordable case, huh?

Chuck West