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Targus Carrying Case for 9.7" iPad - Gray THD00602US

by Targus
318 customer reviews
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Product Description

Product Description

Transform your iPad into a widescreen viewing experience with this convertible iPad case. The Targus Slim Case is top of the line in protection and functionality for the iPad 3. Lined with soft-touch material, this case will protect the aluminum back of your iPad by keeping it secure within the custom fit cradle. The Slim Case also has a padded outer shell which supplies protection against other bumps and scuffs. Made from a high quality water resistant material, the exterior wipes clean with water. Fold this case back to for two great viewing angles and one typing position. When you are wrapping up and taking your iPad with you, just fold over its magnetic flap and tuck your stylus in its own clever hideaway. This case gives you all you need in support, protection and entertainment.


Targus Slim Case for iPad® 3

Slim Case
Thin, Light, and Fully Functional

Part of a slim and elegant line of iPad cases, the Slim Case is the light and functional solution for iPad users who travel light. Designed to complement the iPad without compromising on size, the Slim Case is form-fitting to the iPad. The molded back cover also provides a sturdy, hard-sided protection for the iPad. Add more protection, less bulk and save space when you travel for business or pleasure.

Multiple Viewing Angles

You don’t have to strain to watch a video or type when you’re on the go. With two viewing angles for watching videos and typing, the case easily converts from case to stand. Go from surfing the web in landscape mode to reading the daily news in portrait without any hassle with this thin and simple case.

Two viewing angles for
watching videos and typing
Easily converts from
case to stand
Thin and simple case
Precision-Cut Camera Opening

They say a picture is worth a thousand words, but are you tired of having to take your iPad out of the case when taking a picture? The Slim Case has a precision-cut camera hole that prevents shadowing when taking pictures with your iPad for clear, unobstructed images. So capture pictures that last a lifetime with ease.

Precision-cut camera opening Take pictures with your iPad
in the case
Takes clear, unobstructed
Little Details

With detailed accent stitching, an easy-to-clean twill exterior, and a soft-lined interior, the Slim Case boasts premium materials that are functional and attractive. The Slim Case was built with a custom fit cradle to keep your iPad nice and snug while in use and in transit. In addition to shielding your iPad from scratches and dust, this case also features clever stylus storage without adding any bulk while the magnetic on/off feature helps conserve battery life by putting your iPad to sleep while the case is closed – there’s no need to press any buttons!

Easy-to-clean exterior material Soft-to-the-touch interior lining Custom fit cradle
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Simply Basic
Versavu Keyboard Case
Business Folio
Slim & Elegant
High Utility
Ideal for
The Minimalist
Apple® Smart Cover Users
Everyday iPad User
Active iPad Fan
iPad Enthusiast
Ultimate Utilitarian
Professional On The Go
iPad® 3rd & 4th Generations
iPad® 2 and iPad® 3rd & 4th Generations
Exterior Color
Orange Peel Indigo Blue Charcoal Gray Graphite Black
Graphite Black
Bone White Bittersweet Red Indigo Blue Charcoal Gray Graphite Black
Bone White Calypso Pink Charcoal Gray Black
Charcoal Gray / Bone White Charcoal Gray / Calypso Pink Charcoal Gray Black
Bone White Black
Charcoal Gray Black
Built-in Stand
case converts into a
hands-free stand
Viewing Angles
Typing Position
Stylus Storage
Magnetic On/Off
Precision-Cut Camera Opening
Access to All Ports
while in the case
Easy to Clean Exterior
Premium Lined Interior
Unique Feature(s)
Slim, Form-Fitting Design
Slim, Form-Fitting Design
Slim, Form-Fitting Design
Form-Fitting Design
360° Rotating Display
360° Rotating Display, Included
Bluetooth Keyboard
Business Card Holder,
Notepad, Mini Screen Cleaner
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Bluetooth Keyboard
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Executive Stylus

Product Details

  • Product Dimensions: 7.4 x 9.5 x 0.4 inches ; 1 pounds
  • Shipping Weight: 9.6 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • ASIN: B0076POB8O
  • Item model number: THD00602US
  • Average Customer Review: 3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (318 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank:
  • Date first available at Amazon.com: March 7, 2012

Customer Questions & Answers

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

15 of 15 people found the following review helpful By The Fiddl3r on March 21, 2012
I purchased the charcoal colored Targus Slim Case on a whim while visiting an electronics store in another city. I had my new iPad in hand and really wanted to protect my investment from scratches, etc. I had seen the case on Amazon but to my dismay hadn't read any of the reviews. I'm thrice sorry. First, because I didn't read the reviews, second because I didn't buy it from Amazon where I could have easily returned it, and third, I'm sorry I bought it at all.

I have all of the problems reported by previous reviewers for example: Not only doesn't the magnetic lock work properly, it causes my new iPad to continually cycle sleep/awake. It is as if the magnet is close in position/strength, but off just enough that any slight movement in the cover causes the sleep/awake state to cycle. I must turn this function off when using this case.

Additional problems I've encountered:

I've used the case for exactly three days and the cover is already becoming loose (relaxing of the 'hinge?) to the point where it doesn't always stay aligned with the display exposing corners to possible damage. This isn't extreme yet, but I can only see it increasing as I use the case.

Attempting to use the case in the low stand position simply doesn't work. Any pressure on the face of the iPad causes a shift away from my fingers which soon results in the collapse of the 'stand'.

Using the high angle stand position results in an unstable base. Apparently this is caused by flex in both the 'bottom' of the stand and the elastic 'hinge'. This flex is increasing as I use the case in the high angle position. It is already extremely annoying and I suspect it may soon become unusable for anything that requires touching the display.
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38 of 44 people found the following review helpful By Dan Amrich on March 17, 2012
I like this case for a lot of reasons -- the slim profile, the stylus storage, and the comfortable viewing and typing angles when the cover is folded. But one of the main reasons I wanted this model was the sleep/wake function of the lid...and it does not function. Either the magnets are not strong enough, they are misaligned, or simply do not exist. I suspect Targus was rushing to market to have compatible designs on shelves by the launch -- and it worked, because I was one of those customers who wanted to make sure the package said "new iPad" rather than risk an imprecise fit -- but the complete lack of this core feature is a major oversight. At first I thought I had a dud, so I exchanged it, but found the same behavior in the second one.

Since I like all the other features, I have decided to keep and use the case, and I am deactivating the sleep/wake function in my settings in the meantime. However, the price is too steep without this functionality, and I will be keeping my eye out for another case with similar features and full functionality.
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13 of 15 people found the following review helpful By 2SmartBT's on April 6, 2012
Purchased this case from Best Buy on the New Ipad release date and was disappointed that like so many of the new cases the on/off feature did not work. Emailed Targus and they responded within 24 hours to advise me that they were aware of the problem with the magnets on the case. They advised me to email a copy of the receipt from Best Buy and they would replace with a corrected model, but it could take 6 to 8 weeks to receive. Also said to keep non working case so ipad would be protected. I was truly surprised when I received my replacement case within ten days.

My first impression of this case was that it was neat, well made, and does not add much bulk or weight to my ipad. The on/off feature works every time. The material is a canvas type material, easy to grip, and a few drops of milk spilled on it wiped off easily with no staining. All cutouts for the ports are perfect. Although I was initially hesitant about the cutout on the back for the Apple logo, it is well done, provides an extra place to grip, and is deep enough so the logo never touches any surface when laying down, so I don't envision any scratching. To my surprise it is the feature that I get positive comments on the most. The stand feature works great in typing mode, which I use the most. The viewing mode also works, but is a little top heavy and not stable enough to tap on the screen without holding. I used this feature for watching a few videos and had no problems. The cover does not lay perfectly flat on the screen behind the magnet area, and does not lay perfectly flat when opened on the back, which appears to be due to the seam on the cover. However, these are non issues for me, and could possibly be because the case is new and not broken in yet from extended use.
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful By hansel1t on April 4, 2012
Best case out there, unfortunately Apple changed the magnet scheme to unlock/lock the ipad without telling anyone.

Targus promptly shipped me a replacement case I received a few weeks after calling their customer service. No extra cost to me. Fantastic service and fantastic case.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By Rocio on September 29, 2012
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I bought this case three months ago, it fits well to my new ipad and it was doing its work up to two months ago, now the rubber corners are peeling and the back cover clothe is getting apart from the plastic hard cover , the elastic band for the stylus is getting loose.I don't use my iPad that often that in three months the cover gets damage like that, I used to think about Targus as a company with quality products that last but with this Chinese quality case that i have bought From them i have changed my mind. I DON'T RECOMMEND THIS CASE AT ALL!!!! at least you have money every three months to buy a new one, even in that case it would be better to buy those Chinese ones that are cheaper and last in good conditions the same time!!!
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