Apple’s new iPad Pro 12.9″ for 2021 (fifth generation) is packed full of new features including a stunning Liquid Retina XDR display, the new M1 chip, a new Thunderbolt port plus upgrades to the cameras too.
Now if you’re planning on buying a 2021 iPad Pro 12.9″, you’ll want to keep your investment protected and damage-free with a case, especially as the iPad Pro by no means low cost. To help make selecting a case for your iPad Pro easier, we’ve shortlisted the best cases which vary by case type, cost and features.
Top Cases for the 2021 Apple iPad Pro 12.9 – 5th Gen
- Olixar Leather-style iPad Pro 12.9″ 2021 5th Gen. Folio Case – Black
- OtterBox Defender Series iPad Pro 12.9″ 5th Gen. 2021 Case – Black
- UAG Metropolis iPad Pro 12.9″ 2021 5th Gen. Protective Case – Cobalt
- SwitchEasy Origami iPad Pro 12.9″ 2021 5th Gen. Folio Case – Green
- Olixar Flexishield iPad Pro 12.9″ 2021 5th Gen. Ultra-Thin Case- Clear
Available for £14.99/$17.49
This Leather-Style iPad Pro 12.9 Case from Olixar keeps things simple with its folio design, which is a great alternative to the Official Apple Smart Folio case but at a fraction of the price. Covering the front, back and sides of the iPad Pro, this case guards against scratches, knocks and drops. The case also includes two useful features; sleep/wake functionality and a multi-angle folding stand.
Available for £59.99/$68.99
The OtterBox Defender iPad Pro 12.9″ case is one of the most protective, rugged and durable cases on the market. Featuring a three-layer construction and a built-in screen protector, the Defender case is capable of guarding your iPad Pro in the toughest of conditions and has been extensively tested to pass OtterBox’s Drop+ certification. Unique to the OtterBox Defender, the case has a detachable rear layer that can be used as a stand too.
Available for £74.99/$86.99
UAG are renowned for their tough yet lightweight cases, which includes the Metropolis Series for the 5th generation iPad Pro 12.9″. Providing 360-degree protection, this case has been designed by UAG to exceed US military drop-test standards and unlike other tough cases, the Metropolis retains a relatively slim design. For Apple Pencil users, there’s a built-in holder for it to be stored and protected when not in use. In addition, there’s a removable stand and auto sleep/wake functionality too.
Available for £28.99/$33.99
Aside from being slim and lightweight, the SwitchEasy Origami iPad Pro 12.9″ Case features a unique folding cover and stand allowing you to position your iPad Pro in four different positions suitable for typing, FaceTime calls and watching content. In terms of protection, the case wraps around the front and back of the iPad Pro 12.9″ 2021, whilst also including a slot for a Apple Pencil to sit in. Being a folio-style case, sleep/wake functionality is also included.
Available for £12.99/$15.49
The Olixar FlexiShield Ultra-thin Case for the 12.9″ iPad Pro keeps things to a minimum. Made from a silicone gel material, the case fits perfectly around the iPad Pro to protect against scratches, without adding any unnecessary bulk to your iPad Pro. The completely transparent design is perfect for those who want to showcase the original design and colour of their iPad Pro.
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