New Apple Smartcover

Discussion in 'iPad Accessories for iPAD 1, 2 and 3' started by Seadog, Jun 11, 2012.

  1. Seadog

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    Apple has added a new Smartcover to its stores today. For $50, you can get a Smartcover with the back cover provided.
     
  2. applechick

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    Awesome, I ordered one. Got free engraving :)
     
  3. zman

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    It's nice but overpriced IMHO. This Smart Case should have been in the $30-$40 range while the Smart Cover in the $20-$30 range.
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    Beyond the price, this case suffers from a keyboard angle that is too shallow (IMO) and in stand mode it is not the most stable thing around (again, IMO). If they used 3 panels on the folding cover rather than 4 it might be better on both counts.
     
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    I bought one today and plan on returning it tomorrow. Very loose fit.
     
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    Oh no I ordered one online and had it engraved. I hope it fits ok. Question- is it one piece or two?
     
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    I’m glad it was useful to me. Thanks for your work. Ill be in touch
     
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    I have the Targus slim case and am very satisfied with it. While the front cover is not as easily "hooked" into the flap at the back to use it as a stand as unrolling the smart cover, I like the feel of it and it really does retain mostly the thinness of the iPad while adding a hardshell back and a magnetic front. The material is not leather but a textured fabric of sorts, that I prefer the to plastic feel of the smart cover.

    One thing I don't like about the smart cover case is that the lock button and volume controls don't have cutouts but rather use raised portions on the case.

    Anyway, my point is that if you are looking for an alternative to this one, maybe test drive the Targus Slim Case in the store. It's also $50 but I have seen it cheaper online. Amazon has it for under $40 and a lot of pictures: Amazon.com: Targus Slim Case for the New iPad (3rd Gen), Wi-Fi / 4G  Model 16GB, 32GB, 64GB THD006US (Black): Computers & Accessories
     
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    Watching this I have just odered the Smartcover. Thanks for sharing the news.
     
  10. MoonlitSonata

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    Did you make sure to push the ipad down in it?
     

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