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Kindle Leather Cover, Hot Pink (Fits 6" Display, 2nd Generation Kindle)

4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (115 customer reviews)

  • Official book cover designed by Amazon for 6" Display, 2nd Generation Kindle
  • Secure Kindle in place with patent-pending cover hinge and strap
  • Sturdy and stylish genuine leather exterior protects Kindle
  • Soft charcoal grey suede interior protects screen from scratches
  • Weighs only 6.5 ounces, allowing you to read comfortably for long periods of time without adding excess weight

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Designed for Amazon Kindle (2nd Generation)
This cover is designed for the 2nd generation 6-inch Kindle. It does not fit the latest generation Kindle.

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Product Details

  • Shipping Weight: 14.4 ounces
  • ASIN: B00332FL6U
  • Item model number: A01100-HP
  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (115 customer reviews)
  • Date first available at Amazon.com: February 9, 2010
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Product Description

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Protect Your Kindle in Style

Designed by Amazon, this official leather book cover offers optimal protection for your Kindle (6” Display), while displaying your style. Contoured, pebble-grain leather surrounds your Kindle in sophistication, while the soft charcoal interior protects the screen from scratches.  

Travel with Kindle
Weighing only 6.5 ounces, this lightweight cover is perfect for taking Kindle wherever you go. The sleek and sturdy leather ensures the ultimate fit and protection without adding bulk and weight.  

Read in Comfort
Reading with the cover on, you can easily access Kindle's navigation features and power switch, while the rounded edges offer a perfect fit in your hands. The cover is designed to fold back, so you can also read comfortably with just one hand.  

Secure Your Kindle
Our patent-pending hinge system secures your Kindle to the cover, with a strap to keep the cover firmly closed. Simply attach Kindle (6" Display) into the cover, apply the strap, and rest assured it will stay firmly in place even when you're on the go.
Protect Your Kindle in Style




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105 of 112 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Nice but not the best quality February 16, 2010
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I love the color on the new Amazon Kindle Leather Cover with Strap. It is vibrant but not gauche. What disappointed me was the quality of the leather and the strap itself. The leather is nowhere near as nice as the standard Amazon Kindle cover that I got when I first purchased my Kindle 2. It has a dent in it from the shipping box and you can see the construction isn't as sound. The strap itself also has a cheap feel. If you are using it to hold the cover when you fold it back, it bites into the front cover. I think it needs a dual channel resting space for it. Also they could use a flatter strap instead of a round one about the consistancy of most cloth covered ponytail holders. This is what it reminds me of, an extra large ponytail holder.

PROs:
Color choices
Amazon label
Amazon hinge technology

CONS:
Cheaper feel
$5 more for an extra large pony tail holder.

Decision:
Only if you decide you really need to have a strap with your Kindle cover, otherwise go with the standard Kindle cover. I've had my standard black cover for 7 months and it looks brand new (despite accompanying me everywhere including the beach). I've had the Hot Pink cover/w strap 3 days and it looks worse than my black one. But if you want a strap, I would go for this one. I love the hinge techology!
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36 of 37 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great Color! February 12, 2010
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My new hot pink cover just arrived and I feel like summer found its way to my house a few months early. Love the color and the strap is very secure. There's less room around the kindle than there was with the basic black cover so I would say it fits like a glove.
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16 of 18 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars SJA February 24, 2010
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Amazon Kindle Leather Cover w/ Strap - I just received this cover yesterday, but it has already been returned. This is a nice cover, however, it lacks the basic corner hold-down straps like the original Amazon cover. Even the instructions state not to lift the Kindle while it is secured with the hinges. However, it is virtually impossible not to mistakingly lift the Kindle while casually handling it. Therfore, the Kindle may easily be lifted up as you open the cover (making it very easy to break either the hinges or the Kindle itself). Why would the manufacturer not attach hold-down straps? That would make the device much more secure. The outer strap is a good idea, but there needs to be a redesign of this cover with inside, corner hold-down straps (or other option) when the cover is open.
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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Very pleased! February 26, 2010
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Yes, it stinks right out of the box. But it fades quickly. Day 1: whew!! Day 2: smells like new shoes. Day 3: not really noticeable unless you stick your nose right in it. Just lay the thing open somewhere and let it air out if you're sensitive.

I really like the way this cover fits my Kindle so perfectly without excess overhang. Feels sturdy and yet lightweight. Folds back beautifully and can be secured in that position with the elastic cord. And I love the pink color!

Like others, I wish it had corner elastic to keep the Kindle from flopping forward, but that probably wasn't possible because it would have needed to be stitched exactly where the outside closure cord is stitched. I like the channel on the front cover that the cord fits into neatly, and I appreciate the little leather tag on the cord because it makes it easy to grab and move the cord around. Seems pretty carefully designed, to me.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars BROKE MY KINDLE! July 15, 2010
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Just wanted to make potential users aware that I was skeptical when I read that some of the covers for Kindle that were causing the casing on the Kindle to crack where the hinges insert, and I was proved so wrong. This case did just that. I bought the cover because it was made by Amazon, assuming that would ensure the best compatibility, and therefore fit and protection. After just a couple weeks of use, it cracked my Kindle. I take good care of my Kindle, kept the case banded closed when not in use, and I was so surprised when this happened to me, assuming others that had had this issue had done something wrong. When I called Amazon to get the issue taken care of, the were gracious and helpful and took great care of my problem immediately. The associate even told me that though the cover had been redesigned to try to eliminate this problem, it still did occur because of the pressure put on the hinges when the cover is opened from the back instead of the front, which can happen when you are not sure which direction the Kindle is facing when you open it. The moral of the story is, be very careful if you decide to try it, make sure the kindle tag is on the bottom front of the band every time you close it so that you can be sure to open it from the right direction, OR, get a case without hinges if you want to be on the dafe side. Color, leather quality, and look were all great, and I was disappointed that it did not work out.
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Love It! February 16, 2010
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I love this Kindle cover! It is beautiful and easy to use. The best reason to buy this case is the strap. The strap keeps the cover closed and the kindle secure inside. It is compact, light weight, and can easily fit into a purse... Love It!
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17 of 22 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars peeeuwww!! February 19, 2010
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I like the look and feel, however it smells so strongly of chemicals that I can't use it! I liken it to an extreme "new carpet" smell, so potent that the odor lingers on my hands for about 2 long soapy hand scrubs! I tried to air it out to no avail... about 5 days, and still it is smelly! Sorry Kindle, try again!
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
great
Published 2 months ago by T. Ghrist
3.0 out of 5 stars I loved this at first but now the edges are beginning ...
I loved this at first but now the edges are beginning to disintegrate. hopefully it will last a bit longer then I'll have t replace it. Read more
Published 8 months ago by peony
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Love it, it has held up very well and protects my Kindle.
Published 9 months ago by holistic traveler
1.0 out of 5 stars Looks Good but Wasn't Good to My Kindle
I really liked the way this cover looked on my kindle. But unfortunately, due to the way it connected to the side of my kindle, it caused the device to stop functioning properly. Read more
Published on December 24, 2011 by C. T. Willis
5.0 out of 5 stars I LOVE this cover
I LOVE this cover - the color is just what i wanted and it is soft inside and out. Holds the kindle nice and snug
Published on May 11, 2011 by B. Meola
5.0 out of 5 stars My wife loves it
I bought this case for my wife for Christmas. She absolutely loves the case. It is nice how it can lock onto the Kindle. Read more
Published on April 27, 2011 by wilcox09
5.0 out of 5 stars Fits the Bill
I don't expect an airbag to protect my Kindle, just something practical to reduce scratches and to absorb any unforeseen impacts. Read more
Published on December 27, 2010 by Sandra Brody
2.0 out of 5 stars Elastic band is flimsy
I really like the look of this cover, but it needs improvement. The elastic band snapped after only about 3 months of careful use. Read more
Published on November 24, 2010 by Mikey Mike
5.0 out of 5 stars love it
nice product. at first i did not like the leather tab that says amazon on it, then i realized it can be used as a handle to slide the elastic around the back of the device, when in... Read more
Published on November 5, 2010 by reggie
5.0 out of 5 stars great buy!
The fit is perfect easy to hold on to. I love the color. Everything is great!!
Published on October 21, 2010 by ascarlett
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