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1. Your old iPad Air case will not fit the new iPad Air 4. 2. You may try putting a case designed for iPad Pro 11 2020. 3. The best decision: wait for cases designed specifically for iPad Air 4.
The 4th-generation iPad Air is available for preorder (you can buy it on Amazon for $599). The 10.9-inch 2360 × 1640 px display is put inside an aluminum body that has dimensions similar to iPad Pro 11 released in 2020.
iPad Air 4
9.74 × 7.03 × 0.24 inches
247.6 × 178.5 × 6.1 millimeters
iPad Pro 11
9.75 × 7.03 × 0.23 inches
247.6 × 178.5 × 5.9 millimeters
iPad Air 3
9.87 × 6.85 × 0.24 inches
250.6 × 174.1 × 6.1 millimeters
Your iPad Air 3 will not fit iPad Air 4
The 2020 Air 4 is wider than Air 3 by 4 millimeters.
Any case that was designed specifically for iPad Ar 3 will not fit the new model.
You may use an iPad Air 3 sleeve. Sleeves usually have more space to enable users to easily put the tablet in and out.
You will definitely use an iPad Air 3 sleeve if it was fitting your iPad Air 3 with a case on it.
You may use iPad Pro 11 cases and sleeves
The width and height of iPad Pro 11 and iPad Air 4 are identical.
iPad Air 4 is 2 millimeters thicker than iPad Pro 11.
iPad Pro 11 cases with leather frame or corner straps are compatible with iPad Air 4.
iPad Pro 11 cases that use plastic frame to hold the tablet in place may be too tight to fit iPad Air 4.
The camera cutout in cases designed for iPad Pro 11 is much larger than what’s needed in iPad Air 4 – something that’s not acceptable by perfectionists.
Go for iPad Air 4 compatible cases
There is a growing number of cases designed for specifically for the newest iPad Air.
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• The 2021 iPad Pro 12.9 is by 0.5 mm thicker than its predecessor. • Apple does not provide clear explanation about backwards compatibility. • Your older case or keyboard case may not fit the new model.
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