• 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Solid case, perfect fit. Was skeptical after reading review but glad I got

    • Written by from McKinney

    I was so skeptical purchasing this case since there were so many mixed reviews. The only thing that made me go ahead and give this a try was the fact that it wasn't a "cheap" case that would fray, crack or not line up properly. I have to say, I am so pleased with this case!!!! It aligns properly, it's a sleek, smooth fit with no gaps and the stand works perfectly. If I smack the case like a toddler or preschooler would, yes it falls over but typing, swiping and clicking with a normal pressure does not cause it to tumble over. Well worth the money.

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  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    80.00 piece of junk

    • Written by from tempe

    Need I say more. The old rubberized plastic one for the IPAD 2 was a dream for stowing and protection from elements. This is a train wreck for functionality.

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  • 2.0 out of 5 stars

    Not worth the money

    • Written by from Easton

    The leather is nice enough, but the hinge protrudes from the side of the case, creating a sharp edge. This makes the case very uncomfortable to hold - a really bad design choice from a company which otherwise makes very, very good ones.

    2 of 2 people found this useful

  • 4.0 out of 5 stars

    Great case...not such a great stand

    • Written by from Mille-Isles

    The case is fabulous, and unlike another reviewer, mine stays completely closed. The trick to this case is to figure out where the magnets are and let them do their job. When I finally figured this out (thanks to a reviewer), I had a lot less trouble using this case as a stand. (It also closes magnetically, perhaps the magnets just need to be properly lined up...) That said, it still is pretty weak in my opinion as a stand. I get it to work both in upright and slightly tilted position - the trick is to line up the magnets - but it does have a tendancy to collapse.

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  • 2.0 out of 5 stars

    Really Bad for stand....

    • Written by from El progreso

    Nice protection.... Bad for everything else....

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  • 4.0 out of 5 stars

    Beautiful case

    • Written by from SOMERSET

    This is the best I've used, wonderful quality, very classy, good protection. If you want it to be more useful as a stand, quick fix, clip a bulldog clip to the side of the cover over the first "hinge" from the iPad. This allows the cover to remain rigid while the second fold or hinge folds under to stand the iPad nicely in horizontal format.

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  • 2.0 out of 5 stars

    For $79 Why Should You Have to Compromise?

    • Written by from Denver

    Really? I remember when the iPad first came out Apple was handing out smart covers. Now that iPad accessories have turned into more robust product line for Apple, you see things like $80 covers and $30 30 pin to lightning converters. All this is fine - and Apple should be able to charge what the market will bear... with the caveat that these expensive accessory products should (like the products themselves) actually work and fill a need. Sadly, the leather iPad Air Smart Case falls short of this goal - and doesn't do the trick for me - my chief complaint being that you simply can't use this in portrait (i.e., reading) mode. I returned my case because of this - and because the case itself did not sit flush against the glass surface of the iPad. So basically it did not do what I needed it to do. I'm looking for Apple to step up the quality of its accessory offerings to more than simply white labeling an inferior product. Let's see some of the Jony Ive innovation in the accessory department.

    2 of 2 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Useless as a stand

    • Written by from Gråbo

    I bought the iPad Air Smart Case primarily as a stand for use on buses, trains and planes, a job it fails miserably at. Every little bump or movement sends the iPad flat on its back.

    4 of 6 people found this useful

  • 3.0 out of 5 stars

    Ipad doesn't sleep when close

    • Written by from LAS VEGAS

    I bought this cover to match my new IPhone 5s. It did sleep when I closed it during the first week but after a month of use, (I'm right here in New Zealand using this as my camera since I left my nikon in the airport), it doesn't automatically turns off anymore??? I don't know if I'm doing something wrong. I may have to go back to the store and ask them. Really love it though except for that part. I love the feel of the cover and protection, but the same cover of my IPhone got cut when my phone accidentally dropped, it did protect my phone from the scratch though! I read about the reviews where it doesn't fold flat but no one mentioned this concern I have. I'm just wondering why???

    2 of 2 people found this useful

  • 4.0 out of 5 stars

    Good, not great

    • Written by from Long Beach

    I got the case and was impressed by the feel, quality, and fit of it for my iPad air. However, the typing position isn't great - it's a little too low and doesn't feel super secure. The movie position is more secure but only good for viewing applications. I also didn't like that I was forced to buy a leather case for almost $100 when previous generations have offered the polyurethane option for the wrap around case. Also, in the closed position it leaves "fingerprints" on the screen.

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  • 4.0 out of 5 stars

    Provides Good (Not Great) Protection.

    • Written by from McKinney

    Case is handsome and provides good exterior protection from scratches but questionable (at best) drop protection. Additionally, if you plan on using other than Apple earbuds for private listening, check that your earphone plug will fit through hole in case. My Etymotic ER-4P earphones do not.

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  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Simple and light, stylish case

    • Written by from San Diego

    Made of real leather; durable; small and light; stylish and available in different colors; fits the iPad Air perfectly.

    2 of 2 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Excellent Case!

    • Written by from North Vancouver

    As promised. Fits perfectly, great feel! Easy initial setup and stable. If my 4 year old can prop it up for viewing and playing interactive educational games anyone should be able to do the same!

    3 of 4 people found this useful

  • 3.0 out of 5 stars

    Yes, it's true; good, but...

    • Written by from New York

    As has already been fairly stated, this is a decent case because it is light-weight, provides a good seal, and is usable as a stand. However, it has limitations as a stand because it is less than rock-steady and may not provide what you consider to be the best viewing angle. Finally, for $79, there has GOT to be a better choice out there. Unfortunately, I couldn't find one. So, I bought it and like, but recognize the fact that it is not necessarily the perfect case, and I have to imagine that it is not the best deal to be had.

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  • 3.0 out of 5 stars

    Nice texture, looks great on white iPad

    • Written by from Atlanta

    The brown case looks great on the white iPad air. I agree with the previous reviews about the stand not being as sturdy as possible. I also get irritated when I'm holding the iPad air vertically because the case does not lay flat against the back.

    3 of 4 people found this useful

  • 4.0 out of 5 stars

    Try again...

    • Written by from White Plains

    Like many here, my initial impressions were not great due to the stand being flimsy, but after reading one reviewer try taking it out and putting it back into the case, I did the same. It worked for me as well and I have no idea why. Give it shot and report back.

    SC

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  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    As good as it gets

    • Written by from ORLEANS

    Great product. Honestly. The feel and functionality meet a great product. I was a bit hesitant to spend $89 for it but once I wrapped it around the iPAD, it just felt good. The flap gets nicely closed to the back of the case when its opened. The smooth and soft feel of the suede or Microfiber protects the screen and cleans the screen from constant touching.

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  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Not a Good Choice

    • Written by from Old Greenwich

    I just took delivery of my iPad so didn't have the benefit of the reviews but had I a choice, I would never have bought this smart case. I was looking for protection for both the front and back of the machine so it works for that. It is also light and has a nice look and feel but I agree with other reviewers that the fit and functionality aren't there. The stand is flimsy and the machine falls over and, even when you get it to work, if you bump it a little will also fall over. There is a very definite gap between the top flap and the iPad at the hinge that is noticable; the top doesn't fit flush with the machine. If in a bag, I feel any debris will easily get underneath and sit on the screen. If you have a choice, I'd consider something else.

    5 of 8 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Snug fit

    • Written by from AUBURN

    The fit of this case is very good. The tricky little surprise is when you close the lid, the ipad goes to sleep. When you "peak" it wakes up. Cool. Only negative is that it does not go vertical with the support. It does allow you to hang on to it without slippage and protects it with minimal bulk. Fun colors.

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  • 2.0 out of 5 stars

    Hate the feel/fabric

    • Written by from Sea Girt

    Just bought this for my brand new iPad and I absolutely hate it. It claims to be leather but feels more like suede. It is so soft it's slippery I constantly feel like it's going to slip out of my hand and it's always slipping out of the triangle when I try to prop it up. Not only does it feel terrible but I just know this soft fabric is going to be ripped up from being taken all around town in my bag. The pictures make it seem like typical flat to the touch, tough, leather, not this teddy bear delicate kind, I'm returning it immediately.

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