All iPads How is this case, has anyone bought one like this off ebay?

Discussion in 'iPad Accessories' started by Cartwright?, Jan 20, 2013.

  1. Cartwright? macrumors newbie

    Nov 18, 2011
    I just bought a smartcase from apple store for immediate use to avoid accidental damages, but based on how it looks and protection it provides, I don't think it is worth $50, but then again you get a lot more compared to smart cover which is $40.

    I found following on ebay, which seems to be an excellent design and very functional, it comes with stylus and looks decent, only $10 shipped from USA.

    Trying to get some ideas, because I don't want to end up with something that bleeds color or sweats/absorbs moisture, etc..

    I just need protection for screen and better handling for the ipad itself (it is too slippery when naked) so I can just toss it in my computer folio when going to meetings etc.. I just dont want to make it too bulky.
  2. kodeman53 macrumors 65816

    May 4, 2012
    What's wrong with the Smartcase?

    You can learn a lot from reading the many case threads. Your requirements are not unique.
  3. Cartwright? thread starter macrumors newbie

    Nov 18, 2011

    Smartcase seems to have a gap on the edges, it feels like it is not a %100 fit. It is not really padding, just plain gap on the edges. Also it attracts dust since it is completely matte and if you are wearing something like a pullover with lints, it gets clinged on the case. Otherwise, it is nice but not $50 nice.

    I will take a look at case threads to see if I can get some information but the reason I started a thread was specifically for the ebay item I linked, in case anyone else bought that or similar one off ebay, so I can get the same thing.

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