Sleek and minimalist, the Tech21 Impact Mesh case for iPad mini delivers serious protection thanks to the D3O material used in its construction. That's possible because the molecules within D3O lock together to absorb the energy of an impact and disperse it away from your iPad.
The Impact Mesh case wraps around the corners and back of your iPad, providing a secure fit and maintaining full access to all ports and function buttons. Plus it's fully compatible with the Apple Smart Cover.
Fully integrated case with D3O military-grade impact protection material
Dotted design for sleek, minimalistic look
Encases all sides of the iPad to provide a secure fit and feel
Full access to all ports and function buttons
Slim design ensures full protection without added bulk
100% compatible with the Apple Smart Cover for full protection
D3O military-grade material works at the molecular level to absorb the energy of impacts.
Keep your iPad mini in the same pristine condition as the day you bought it.
Tech21 Impact Mesh for iPad mini
Form Factor: Snap On
Material: D3O, TPU
Height: 0.43 in./1 cm
Width: 5.59 in./14.2 cm
Weight: 2.47 oz./70 g
Length: 8.15 in./20.7 cm
Mfr. Part Number: T21-3882
UPC or EAN No.: 5055517331999
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Warranty: One year
I have had this case/cover on my iPad Mini/R, in conjunction with Apple's iPad Mini Smart Cover for 6 weeks now. Yes, the Tech 21 cover is made to allow the Ap
I have had this case/cover on my iPad Mini/R, in conjunction with Apple's iPad Mini Smart Cover for 6 weeks now. Yes, the Tech 21 cover is made to allow the Apple Smart Cover to work properly with it on iPads. This cover is also very light and does not bulk-up the iPad thickness much at all for the protection it gives.
To boil it all down quickly: I don't believe that you can find a better product to protect your iPad, Mini or otherwise (I have one on our iPad Air now also).
This back/sides case has unique built-in corner/sides bumpers and a protective back. It is not hard plastic, but a much more forgiving product.
So far I have dropped my Mini flat on it's back on concrete from about 3-4', and on its edge/corner from 2-3'. No harm, no foul, good design!
I am so impressed by this product that I also purchased a similarly made Tech 21 Case for my Macbook Pro 15/R..
Tech 21 has made the Speck cases and other cases like Speck obsolete. Those cases give no "drop protection", only scratch protection.
I am just a consumer and I have no ties to Tech 21. I am obviously a very favorably impressed user of Tech 21 products./
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Is this review useful?No worries, light and protective
The description provided for the product in the specifications is all true. It is a great way to protect your iPad mini and also keep the weight and bulk to a
The description provided for the product in the specifications is all true. It is a great way to protect your iPad mini and also keep the weight and bulk to a minimum. I don't like having a cover over the front since I use mine with the apple bluetooth keyboard mounted on an origami workstation cover. Plus I don't like the Smart Cover. Magnets are not a good way to secure a protective cover to this beautiful device. I also have a protective screen on the front of the ipad. The only drawback to this case is that there is a large portion of one side left unprotected, this is where the Smart Cover magnet would attach. As you're looking at the ipad in portrait mode, it would be the left side. If they made two versions of it, one for the Smart Cover and one without, it would be ideal. That is my only complaint but I will not detract from the rating because of that. It goes on easily and has great tactile grip.
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22 of 26 people found this useful
Is this review useful?Light, sturdy and looks good.
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Answer now(is it compatible with iPad 4th generation?)
No, unfortunately it won't. The iPad 4 has bigger dimensions compared to the iPad air (iPad 5)
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Answer now(WILL THIS FIT MY IPAD MINI)
This particular model says in the compatibility section above that it fits 2nd, 3rd, and 4th generat
This particular model says in the compatibility section above that it fits 2nd, 3rd, and 4th generation iPads.
No, it won't fit your iPad Air, but they do have an iPad Air version that are just like these.
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Answer now(Does this case fit my iPad air?)
No, unfortunately the Tech21 Impact Mesh for iPad Air does not fit the iPad Air 2: although the ca
No, unfortunately the Tech21 Impact Mesh for iPad Air does not fit the iPad Air 2: although the case itself fits well, the hole for the camera is misaligned so that the mesh overlays the actual camera of the iPad Air 2. Great pity! I have to take the case back to the Apple Store today, and hope that an iPad Air 2 case is produced soon, because I absolutely love these cases!
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