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hazza
Mar 13, 2012, 05:36 AM
Reading that the new iPad was a tad thicker than the iPad 2, I was surprised to see MobileFun.co.uk (http://www.mobilefun.co.uk) claiming to have stock of a vast range of cases for the as yet unreleased iPad. I queried it with MobileFun and they assured me the current MicroShell Folio I wanted would work with the new iPad.

I decided to do my own independent research and asked Marware the same question. Their reply:

"The MicroShell, MicroShell Folio, and CEO Hybrid products for iPad 2 are not compatible with 'the new iPad'. They might fit, but the quality of that fit isn't great."

I forwarded this onto MobileFun, but it seems they have chosen to completely disregard (http://www.mobilefun.co.uk/cat/iPad-3-Cases.htm) this information.

Beware!

Cheers
Harry



crghwkns
Mar 13, 2012, 05:40 AM
0.6mm seems a fair bit thicker to me when it comes to old cases and shells being compatible.

iJays
Mar 13, 2012, 05:43 AM
it depends on the case you are planning to use.

Stealthipad
Mar 13, 2012, 06:44 AM
It all depends on the type of case.

The shells that just barely grip around the front edges of the device just may not lock in if the iPad 3 is even a tiny bit thicker.

Any case your device slides into should still work but might fit slightly tighter.

ZipZap
Mar 13, 2012, 07:05 AM
Reading that the new iPad was a tad thicker than the iPad 2, I was surprised to see MobileFun.co.uk (http://www.mobilefun.co.uk) claiming to have stock of a vast range of cases for the as yet unreleased iPad. I queried it with MobileFun and they assured me the current MicroShell Folio I wanted would work with the new iPad.

I decided to do my own independent research and asked Marware the same question. Their reply:

"The MicroShell, MicroShell Folio, and CEO Hybrid products for iPad 2 are not compatible with 'the new iPad'. They might fit, but the quality of that fit isn't great."

I forwarded this onto MobileFun, but it seems they have chosen to completely disregard (http://www.mobilefun.co.uk/cat/iPad-3-Cases.htm) this information.

Beware!

Cheers
Harry

The correct microshell is available direct from Marware. Use coupon code: MARWAREMC01 for 10% off & free shipping still applies

Lukeyy19
Mar 13, 2012, 07:14 AM
0.6mm is nothing, it's not even as thick as 7 sheets of paper.

Here's how to see if your iPad 2 case will fit your new iPad.


Take 4 sheets of A4 paper
Cut them in half
Place 7 of the half pieces in your case
Place iPad 2 in case


This is now thicker than the new iPad, does it fit OK?