iPad iPad 4 case

Discussion in 'iPad Accessories' started by testdrive, Nov 4, 2012.

  1. testdrive
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    I've been searching around for some nice iPad 4 cases. Are the iPad 3 and iPad 4 cases going to be exactly the same or will the lightning connector make a difference?
     
  2. solsearchin
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    They are interchangeable as the only exterior difference is the connector, you'll just have a slightly bigger hole due to the 30 pin being larger. I'm looking for some kind of case as well but it doesn't look like companies are releasing ipad 4 specific cases.
     
  3. kalt
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    yea apparently nobody is going to make a case just for the ipad 4 with a smaller cut-out at the bottom for the lightning connector, keeping the large cut-out for the 30-pin connector.

    This annoys me. I want as much of the back covered as possible. These companies make hundreds of different shapes and cutouts. It's not that hard to make one more.
     
  4. kjparfekt
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    Any updates on iPad cases designed with a cutout for the lightning port of the new iPad 4? I ended up going with a hard shell Smart Cover combo from amazon by Khomo designed for the iPad 3 that looks great and has been working flawlessly
     
  5. adam044
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    they will be the same. cutout at the bottom will just be bigger
     
  6. silver8ack
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    I'm a big fan of the switcheasy Trig. It's a sleeve, but it converts to a stand as well.

    I went through several types of cases, but I love the feel of the naked ipad so I've decided to stick with the sleeve.
     
  7. greenyoga
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    I think the iPad 3 and iPad 4 cases are the same,i just saw some shops sell cases for iPad 3&4,they said iPad 3 case also fit on 4.I have a iPad 4,and i highly recommend you a shop: lineglory.com, i got my new bluetooth keyboard iPad 4 case there,they are really strong cases supplier,u can find almost all the latest cases there...
     
  8. KennySmith
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    Dont think so... I believe all iPad 3 accessores can be used for ipad 4 since the lightning connector is smaller than the original charge port...
     

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