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Tucano Cornice Leather Folio Case for iPad 3!

Discussion in 'iPad 3 Forum' started by FreddyTV, Mar 29, 2012.

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    Hey guys, here is my review of the Tucano Cornice leather folio case for the new iPad 3.

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    So after a week of using this case I must say that I love it. The sleep/wake feature is nice to have on a folio and the Eco-leather feels awesome to the touch. If you like slim folio style covers, this might be the one for you. It retails for $70 but you should be able to find it for cheaper on eBay or Amazon.
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    Looks very nice, thanks for the review!
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    @FreddyTV, your video review helped sell this one to me, bought a purple one from carphone warehouse here in the UK for £40

    Fits fine, feels very well made and one added bonus over the old smart cover I has is the fact it has a magnet on the back, so you can keep it open without the cover flapping about.

    It's slim enough to not be intrusive, and in fact the ipad3 will still fit in my belkin pleated neoprene zipped case with this on, which tells you it's pretty slim. That's important to me as I use the apple bt keyboard in an incase origami workstation case, so it needs to still fit on that stand.

    In terms of colours, they had red, cream and purple here. The cream looks like it would get filthy very quickly though...
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    Glad my video helped! Would love to see some pics of your Cornice...post some if you can.
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    That case looks beautiful. I agree, please show us the purple one. I love purple on my devices.

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    I keep getting an error message when I click the link. Can you tell me the name to search for it
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    Nice review.

    I like the stitching around the perimeter. How much does the case itself weigh?

    The only downside for me is that the typing angle is too small. I prefer a less shallow angle. For me, that is the major failing of the smart cover and any case that matches that typing angle.
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    http://www. youtube.com/watch?v=SuuMn_7gBOY&feature=player_embedded

    remove the space in front of "youtube".
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    image-3901478797.jpg

    Weather is dull and lousy, so a struggle to get one that shows the colour properly but hopefully you get the idea!
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    That purple case looks mighty fine.

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    Would love to see some different views of this purple case!
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    Agreed. This is a gallery of fine art!

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    I spotted a Tucano Cornice in red at my local Carphone Warehouse and was very impressed, but it was the iPad 2 version - the guy in the store said it would fit the 3rd Gen iPad, but the cutouts are slightly different and the auto sleep magnets are in a slightly different position. The only place I could find the updated model (in Red) was EBay.
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    Nice! I like the purple and white combo! Thanks for sharing.
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    How much was the one you saw? If it wasn't too expensive you might want to give it a shot.
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    Mine was labelled ipad2 but the one on the website said new iPad/ipad2. The sleep/wake seems to work for me? Cut outs all good too.

    Here's a comparison of angles with it standing up, just taken with my phone..


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    One month on... Whilst the design of the case is still excellent, I'm afraid mine is suffering... The edges don't appear to be stuck together too well and are coming apart both on the corners and down one side of the cover.
    My iPad does get shoved in and out of a bag daily, and my hubby did drop it off the kitchen worktop (argh) but the fraying had started before he'd dropped it.

    Back to case hunting for me again I think...
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    Hi expensive but I don't think you can get better link below


    http://www.skytoptrading.com/caforapip.html

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