Best Cases for the 10.5-inch iPad Pro iMore 2021
The 10.5-inch iPad Pro has a slate of impressive features. It also has different dimensions than other models, including its predecessor, the 9.7-inch iPad. Here are our favorite cases for the 10.5-inch iPad Pro. Many of these cases also fit the 2019 iPad Air, as you can see below!
- Apple's own: Apple Smart Cover
- Thin keyboard case: Logitech Slim Combo
- Rugged protection: Supcase Unicorn Beetle Pro
- Great designs: MoKo smart cover
- Trapper Keeper: Khomo Padfolio
- Kid-friendly: Fintie Case for iPad
- Luxury pick: Pad & Quill Oxford Leather case
- Thin and clear: Poetic Lumos
- Trusted protection: OtterBox Defender
This front-only cover seamlessly connects to the edge of your iPad Pro via magnets, and it provides wake/sleep functionality for your device. It's a simple, minimalist option, with a cover that folds into a kickstand and a durable, leather-like texture. This case, compatible with both 10.5-inch iPad models, is available in multiple colors, which often change depending on the season. The Apple Smart Cover remains our favorite because of its style and simplicity.
To take full advantage of the iPad Pro's productivity potential, a great keyboard case is imperative. The Logitech Slim Combo features a full Mac-style, backlit keyboard, as well as an Apple Pencil slot so that you can get work done everywhere. It works with both Apple's 10.5-inch iPads.
If you take your iPad Pro everywhere with you, you'll want the heavy-duty protection provided by the Supcase Unicorn Beetle Pro. It has a flexible silicone inner shell and a hard, durable plastic exterior, with a built-in kickstand and screen protector. You'll find several great colors to choose from — this one's exclusive to the 10.5-inch iPad Pro.
If you like smart covers for your iPad Pro, but you want a little more pizzazz and a back cover, then MoKo's smart cover is what you want. There are many great colors and patterns available, including a gorgeous Starry Night-style case. It's perfect for both 10.5-inch iPads.
If you need to carry your iPad Pro and ALL OF THE THINGS, then grab Khomo's Padfolio. It has a pad of loose-leaf, slots for credit cards, a pocket for your iPhone, and a larger pocket for documents or whatever else you need. It comes in black, brown, or "carbon fiber" black. This case works with various iPad and tablet models between 8.5-inches and 11-inches.
If you have little ones who like to play with your iPad Pro, then pick up this case, with its little hand-friendly handle, easy-flip kickstand, and extra-durable plastic design. The case comes in a bunch of bright colors and is resilient against drops.
This genuine leather folio-style case is the perfect luxury option if your iPad Pro goes with you to important meetings, the office, and anywhere else you might want to class up the joint. It features an inner pocket for documents, as well as an Apple Pencil slot. Your iPad Pro is held in place with 3M's "Secure Locking" adhesive, but this case is for the 10.5-inch iPad Pro only.
If you picked out the color of your iPad Pro because you love to look at it, then a clear case may be your best bet. This one-piece clear case from Poetic has a built-in Apple Pencil slot and is made from flexible and durable TPU rubber. It's even compatible with Apple's detachable keyboard. The Poetic Lumos works with both 10.5-inch iPads.
The old standby, OtterBox's Defender case provides excellent heavy-duty protection for your iPad Pro. Its flexible inner bumper provides shock absorption, while it's very hard exterior protects from drops, bumps, and scratches. The OtterBox Defender is only for the iPad Pro version.
Take the worry away
Buying a case for your 10.5-inch iPad Pro is essential to protect your tablet for years of enjoyment. A sturdy case is the best way to keep your 10.5-inch iPad Pro scratch-free and safe in case of drops. For a lightweight solution, go with our favorite, the Apple Smart Cover. Its elegant design is beautiful and functional and doesn't detract from the iPad's clean lines.
For heavy-duty protection, there's none better than the Supcase Unicorn Beetle Pro. For carrying around more than just your iPad, the Khomo Padfolio is the best option. Also, see our list of the best cases for the 2019 iPad Air. Most of these cases will also fit your 10.5-inch iPad Pro model.
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