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Smart Cover for the new iPad and iPad 2 has your back covered, literally

Smart Cover for the new iPad and iPad 2 has your back covered, literally
As it was rumored back in March, Apple has redesigned the iPad Smart Covers by adding protection to the back of the tablet. That was possibly the accessory's biggest flaw, which plenty of third party case manufacturers attempted to address with their alternatives. If you purchase a Smart Cover from the Apple Store, you may customize it by having text engraved on its back side.

Other than that, there isn't anything new – the accessory behaves just like it did before. It can perform the usual acrobatics, like helping your iPad stand upright in landscape mode, and making the device more comfortable to type on.

If you want to get yourself a new Smart Cover, prepare to drop $49 on one. Be aware, however, that only the new iPad and the iPad 2 can fit. You can have the accessory in light grey, dark grey, blue, green, pink, or red.

source: Apple via GSM Arena



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posted on 12 Jun 2012, 07:01

1. spiderpig2894 (Posts: 444; Member since: 10 Jan 2012)


Meh, i found a non-Apple Smart Cover-like case for only $23 and it looks identical to the original one except the rear of my fake Smart Cover, mine has a hole to reveal the Apple logo of the iPad and it also has a magnet to put iPad into sleep. MADE IN CHINA. hmm, sometimes Chinese products satisfies me.

posted on 12 Jun 2012, 08:16

2. becazican (Posts: 52; Member since: 09 Nov 2011)


this cover will be crap just like the last one was

posted on 12 Jun 2012, 09:44

3. BREvenson (Posts: 214; Member since: 17 May 2012)


It's good they finally made it into a full case, but it doesn't do much else that other cases/covers aren't already doing. Most people buy it just because it's Apple; there are many who would be willing to spend extra for a "genuine Apple" product.

I have seen many nice cases go for nearly half that price, with an average price of about $30-$35. It's just another Apple accessory that is nothing special.

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