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64 of 77 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Far Better than Apple's Case, May 20, 2011
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This review is from: CaseCrown Bold Standby Case (Black) for iPad 4th Generation with Retina Display, iPad 3 & iPad 2 (Built-in magnet for sleep / wake feature) (Electronics)
I have several iPad 1's and several iPad 2's, and have purchased six different cases over the past 15 months, including Apple's own cases for each model (well, I mean its case for the 1 and its cover for the 2). I don't know about you, but holding the 2 for any length of time -- reading or watching a movie -- hurts my hand. The edges are sharp and the device starts to cut a groove into my right hand. The Apple cover does not do anything to diminish this, and is less than a great stand. It is heavily over-priced and adds little functionality. I loved the Apple iPad1 case, I hate the iPad2 case. Anyone who has tried both knows what I mean -- the new cover is too expensive and delivers a poor user experience. I was so disappointed that I put my 2 back into my 1 case -- it fits fine but makes the cameras unusable. Other cases fit poorly or are bulky or don't turn the 2 on and off when opened or closed.

This one looks good, feels wonderful in the hand, is easy to walk with and carry, turns the device on and off, makes a solid stand when folded back...basically does all that one can ask for. Quite literally every single person who owns a 2 to whom I have shown my case has purchased one to replace their Apple cover.

Down sides? Well, it's slightly heavier than the Apple cover but I don't really notice that. With time and use the fit remains very tight and solid, but the cover part becomes a bit more supple and loose, and over time I wonder whether the crease where it folds back will be a weak point. Thus far no evidence of that, though.

I had mistakenly ordered the wrong case model and they were prompt and helpful about taking it back and fixing my error.

There is, simply, no reason to buy any other case for an iPad2, many reasons to buy this one. I feel so strongly about the quality and comfort of this thing that this is the very first review I've ever written, out of the hundreds of items I have purchased through Amazon over the years. I am generally a lurker not a participant, but this item has made me want to be vocal.
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