Ordered three leather cases.....I hope one will work out for me.

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    I really like a nice case for my gadgets so I figured I'd order three of them to see what works best for me. I'll do a little review on each case as they come in.

    I've ordered a black/tan Piel Frama:

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    An Eco-vue from Marware:

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    And a black/orange Limited Edition Melkco:

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    If these don't work......I'll try Vaja.


    UPDATE- Got all three in now:

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    The iPad case I'm watching is the Otterbox Defender, but it's not released yet. Till then I'm making do with a cheapie from Crazy On Digital.
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    Piel framma

    I hope you ordered it from cases.com,they have the best prices

    I have the magnetic one in brown,and love it

    Got mine during the spring sale,only cost $ 79.00

    Great deal
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    Waiting on my Vaja.

    Two more weeks to go.

    John
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    I like Vaja products......had one on my cellphone. 45 days is a long wait for someone like me with horrible patience ;-)
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    I have the marware case and really like it.
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    Let us know

    I too want to read your reviews :)
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    I received the Marware Eco-vue case today. It is made very well and the iPad fits nicely. The leather is nice but I wouldn't say it was luxurious. Very nice and clean look that would fit well in a corporate environment.

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    I'll get some better pics tomorrow when I can take them without a flash.
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    Vaja leather fades and scratches easily. I had one on my iPhone. Never again.
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    I am ordering that case tomorrow

    (btw if you happen to have an app called space walk, can you use it and try and see if the magnet messes it up at all? If not don't worry about it.)

    nice amp btw and nice headphones, I got a amp and headphones myself :D
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    Got all three cases in now. Each one has it's pros and cons.

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    I'm also on the waiting list for one of these:

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    Waiting for your reviews. Wish I could find a review of the oberon case too..
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    I got a black Vaja Ivolution - love it. Top quality leather. Might not work for everyone, it has no way to prop up the Ipad. It looks very classy when carrying it, though.
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    Have looked a lot of case reviews on YouTube and so far I can't see any that offer better functionality than apples own case. Does anyone use the apple case? What's it like?
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    Does the "lid" snap on securely when its not in use? Or is there a issue there?
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    Sorry fellas.....been a busy weekend. The following is just my personal observations and opinions........;)


    Marware case: Overall a pretty nice case for the price. Decent stand when popped out but it'll fold back down pretty easily if you shift the iPad backwards a little. The "suede" like interior is not bad, but not as nice as others I have seen and I would think it would wear easier than other leather interiors. Fit is very nice. I give it a solid 88/100

    Melkco Limited Edition case: This case is pretty sharp looking and gets a lot of comments. The rear stand works decent enough (and rotates for landscape or portrait view) but it can be a little flimsy. If you carry the case like a book, the rear stand is raised above the back enough to catch your pants pocket when walking. I almost dropped it when it got caught. It is nice that it has a stand, but it sticks out from the back a little more than I like. Also, the case is a little less rigid than the Marware case but still has adequate protection. I give this case a 92/100

    Piel Frama: This case is very well made and fits well. More executive like and would be nice in a corporate environment. I work in that environment and like the case a lot. No real stand capability with the exception of folding it over on itself. My choice for work. I give this case a 96/100
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