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• The newest Apple iPad has exactly the same dimensions, shape, as well as position of buttons, camera, and ports.
• The case bought for iPad 10.2 2020 should be 100% compatible with the 2021 model.
Apple iPad 10.2 2021 highlights
▸ The new entry-level iPad model released in 2021 is the 9th generation model overall.
▸ Compared to the previous model, iPad 10.2 2021 comes with the bigger internal memory: 64 and 256 GB instead of 32 and 128 GB.
▸ Despite the same look, the newly released iPad is equipped with the new-generation A13 Bionic processor. As a result, the new iPad guarantees the 20% better performance than the 2020 model.
▸ Apple claims the new iPad is 3 times faster than the best-selling Chromebook and 6 times faster than the best-selling tablet powered by the Android operating system.
▸ Another improvement is the front-facing camera, which offers and ultra-wide view and the Center Stage technology.
▸ Center Stage is borrowed from iPad Pro 2021 models. The camera combined with machine learning uses the much larger field of view to keep you centered in the frame all the time.
▸ iPad 10.2 2021 has the same price as its predecessor, starting at $329, for the version with 64 GB of internal memory and Wi-Fi connection.
iPad 10.2 cases in questions and answers
Are iPad 10.2 2020 cases compatible with 2021 model? Yes, the 9th-generation iPad has the same dimensions as the older model. Position of buttons, ports, and speakers are also the same. Thanks to that, all 2020 (as well as 2019) cases with fit iPad 10.2 released in 2021.
Will my iPad 10.2 case fit the new iPad Air 4? The 4th-generation iPad Air has different width, height, and depth, so the answer is “no.”
Can I use a trackpad-enabled keyboard case with my iPad 10.2? Yes, you can use such a case. To make the trackpad work, make sure your iPad is updated to the latest iPadOS. Then, go to iPad Settings » Accessibility » Assist Touch and enable Assist Touch.
How to buy an iPad 10.2 case on Etsy? Many sellers craft their iPad cases or sleeves to order. If you can’t find a name of your iPad on a list of compatible devices, you can always as the seller if they could make an iPad fitting the dimensions you provide.
What are the dimensions of my iPad 10.2? It’s always good to keep the dimensions at hand and compare them with data provided by case producers. The dimensions of iPad 10.2 models released in 2021, 2020, and 2019 are the same (height × width × depth): 9.8 × 6.8 × 0.29 inches – 250.6 × 174.1 × 7.5 millimeters.
Is my current iPad 10.2 case cover compatible with the 2021 model?
Let’s take a look at the factors affecting the case compatibility:
▸ The dimensions of Apple iPad 10.2 2021 versus the 2020 model have not changed. They are:
9.8 × 6.8 × 0.29 in
250.6 × 174.1 × 7.5 mm
▸ Many users were hoping to see the iPad Pro-like simple edge-to-edge design in the 2021 iPad 10.2. Not this time. The shape, with curved edges, typical for previous generation models, has not been changed.
▸ The rear camera – 8MP, with 5-elements lens, f/2.4 aperture, and 1080p HD video recording – is the same as in the 2020 generation. Its position and size have not changed.
▸ The position and size of volume buttons, speakers, Smart Connector, nano-SIM tray, on-off button, and microphones have not changed.
▸ What’s important, Apple is using exactly the same technical image as for the 2020 iPad 10.2 release (see it below).
▸ Case producers on Amazon started to update descriptions of their cases to include information about iPad 10.2 2021 on a list of compatible models.
As a result, you can be sure the case you have bought for iPad 10.2 in 2020 will be compatible with the newer model. Make sure to see the list of over 30 most popular iPad 10.2 cases and sleeves.
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