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Apple Launches New iPad Smart Case to Cover Front and Back

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    Aside from announcing iOS 6 at its WWDC today, Apple has also announced a new iPad case, the iPad Smart Case, according to The Next Web. The new case is already in the online Apple Store, and is designed to cover your iPad from the front to the back, and the sides as well, while still keeping the thin, light design. It is able to fold in much the same way as the old Smart Cover, and will cause your iPad to either wake from sleep or go to sleep when you open it or close it. It is made from polyurethane, with a soft, colour-matched microfiber lining to keep your display nice and clean, and will come in six different colours: light gray, dark gray, blue, green, pink and red. It can also be personalized with free laser engraving. The Smart Case will cost $49.00.


    Source: Apple Unveils New iPad Smart Case Accessory, Offers Front-to-Back Protection, Apple.
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    According to the Apple Store these fit both iPad 2 and the new iPad........so I've just ordered a fetching blue number!

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    Odd that as the new iPad camera is in a slightly different location and size. I thought there would be a choice when ordering for iPad 2 or New iPad, but there isn't....


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    polyurethane cases are very good. This one looks trendy too.
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    I would have bought this case if it was available when i bought my ipad 3, as much as i like the older apple magnetic cover for the ipad 2, i disliked how it left the back of the ipad exposed and vunerable. Looks like this new one solves that dilema. The belkin one i got now with the ipad 3 sleeps and wakes the ipad, i dont need to press the main or home button like i had to with the ipad 1

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    You will have to post pics when your fetching blue case comes in!

    I have a griffin smartcover that has the backing on it. I couldn't get myself to just get the smartcover and leave the back exposed.i am glad that Apple finally improved on their smartcover design--it really was time.
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    Will be ordering 1 each my 2 and 3 but haven't decided on colour... Might go with Red :D
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    Just bought my Smart Case at the apple store in Chicago, it seems nice but I like the clear back/smart cover combo that I was using. I like the aluminum look of the
    iPad. The case has a rubbery feel picking up a little dust/fibers here and there. I think the smart cover of the Smart Case has a different feel compared to the stand alone unit. More rubbery I guess. The smart case does not come apart, it is attached to one another. It still feels like it has the smart cover frame sewed in there. It's all microfiber on the inside of the case. It has tapered edges similar to the first iPad official case.
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    Mine has just arrived, here are some pictures.....

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    It is of a rubber type construction with a cloth/microfiber on the inside of the front cover. I have my iPad 2 in it, it is a reasonable fit, ever so slightly loose but not so much that the iPad will rattle around or fall out. The New iPad should be a perfect fit.

    Do I like it, yes I do!

    I may order another colour though, maybe the grey.

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    Hey, Gabe--that is a really nice shade of blue for the cover. It's really striking and looks to be a good fit there. The red cover also looks really vibrant as well. Was it 2 pieces or 1?

    Also, like screen shots and choice avatars!
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    It's one piece so no danger of it falling apart if you pick it up by the front cover (why anyone would want to pick an iPad up by the front cover kind of beats me!).

    I thought that the red looked good too.

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    It really looks absolutely beautiful. I stayed away from the original one based on all the horrors of lifting from the cover and dropping it. I may have to check out the bright red one! iPads needs plenty of outfits to wear!
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    I like my original but this is perfect for keeping your iPad in pristine condition.

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    I admit those color options are indeed fetching. Even though I don't like the design, the colors I do like. Black & brown get so boring.
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    Very nice covers, wish they were available a few weeks ago, i would have gotten the red one

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    How do you install it? Does it simply stretch over the iPad?
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    Yes, it is a rubber type material, my iPad 2 went in easily but probably a bit more of a struggle with the New iPad.....

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    Really very nice and trendy cover. Red that doesn't matter because i know this one will be best suited for my new iPad :)
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    It looks nice but there is no way I would pay 40 bucks for it.....a total rip off.
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    I just got my iPad this week. Went to apple and all they said was available was the original cover. Fn liars! These look great!

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