Best accessories for the iPad mini (2019) TechnoBuffalo 2019

Apple surprised us all by announcing an all-new iPad mini that not only gets all of its internals upgraded, including adding the powerful A12 Bionic processor, it also gained some new tricks with Apple Pencil support. If you are thinking of picking one up, there are plenty of accessories that will complete the experience. Here are some of our picks for best iPad mini accessories.

Go old school with a pencil: Apple Pencil (1st gen)

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The iPad mini is making a comeback in 2019 and one of the major ways Apple is revamping it is with Apple Pencil (1st gen) support. That's great news for all those who wanted a smaller tablet and the benefit of using the Apple Pencil. You can now take notes or draw your doodles and unlock the full potential of the Apple Pencil with your new iPad mini.

$94 at Amazon

Full slim keyboard to go: Logitech Keys-to-Go Keyboard

Unfortunately, the revival of the iPad mini did not come with Smart Keyboard support. Do not fret though, Logitech has you covered with the Keys-to-Go Keyboard, a perfect alternative for the iPad mini. It's super slim and portable, perfect for traveling, and it provides a healthy dose of tactile feedback with the scissor key switches.

$64 at Amazon

Full protection: ProCase Case with Cover

If you picked up the new iPad mini, you're going to want to protect your new miniature tablet. The best option is ProCase's Case with Cover that covers every part of your new tablet while providing nice cut-outs for the button, camera and lightning port. The case comes in a translucent finish that will still show off your tablet.

$14 at Amazon

Slip on some protection: Incase ICON Sleeve

Some prefers cases while others enjoy sleeves more. That's where Incase's ICON Sleeve is the only option worth considering. The slim sleeve offers maximum protection with the shock-absorbing Tensaerlite material lining the edges while the magnetic latch makes it super easy to insert or remove your iPad mini.

$60 at Amazon

Keep your mini display perfect: amFilm Tempered Glass Screen Protector

amFilm makes the best tempered glass screen protectors, so there is really no other choice to protect your iPad mini display. Ultra thin at just 0.33mm thick and 9H hardness finish that is made to withstand the everyday bumps and bruises, it'll be like your iPad mini doesn't even have a screen protector on. It also has laser cut outs for the front-facing camera and Touch ID home button.

$9 at Amazon

A rugged way to charge: Anker Powerline Lightning Cable

When you buy an iPad mini, you are given regular Lightning cable that will wear out almost too easily. It's also very short. The Anker Powerline Lightning Cable solves those two problems with a 6-foot version that will give you some leeway about where you charge it, and its double-braided nylon material that will not wear out over time.

$18 at Amazon

These accessory picks will maximum the potential of your new iPad mini. After all, Apple improved it with the purpose of making it a powerhouse device. The best reason to get an iPad mini is the Apple Pencil, as it is a new way to interact with the tablet, but don't overlook how important a case will be, which is where the ProCase comes into play. You have to keep your investment protected.

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