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Best Waterproof Cases for iPad Air 3 in 2022

XBK Waterproof case for iPad Air 3
XBK Waterproof case for iPad Air 3 (Image credit: Amazon)

While the 2019 iPad Air 3 is a totally different form factor from the iPad Air 2, it's actually the same size and shape as the 2018 iPad Pro (10.5-inch). There are some slight differences: the iPad Air 3 has a smaller camera and fewer speakers. But even with these differences, an 2018 iPad Pro (10.5-inch) case will still fit the 2019 iPad Air 3. Here are some of the best iPad Air 3 waterproof cases.

Which is best for you?

Which case you ultimately choose really depends on whether you need waterproofing or water-resistance, and whether you want just one everyday case that does it all or a waterproof bag to just pop your iPad into for occasional watery situations such as a quick dash through the rain. For daily protection, I'd recommend the XBK Waterproof Case (opens in new tab) as one of the overall best iPad Air 3 waterproof cases. It's fully sealed without being overly bulky, plus you can use the iPad Air while it's in the case.

If you already have a regular case that you like and you just want something for when you are at the beach or pool, I'd pick up an AICase Univeral Waterproof Case (opens in new tab). With any waterproof case, be sure to follow installation instructions carefully before entrusting it with your iPad.

Karen S Freeman

Karen is a contributor to as a writer, social media manager, 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. Before joining iMore in 2018, Karen wrote for AppAdvice and 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 a wife and mom (and dog mom) who is also a part-time teacher and occasional movie extra. She loves to travel the world and is always looking for portable tech and accessories so she can work from anywhere.