By Louis Senecal on Wed, 12/01/2010
Zagg recently introduced and has available for Pre-Order, two cases called the ZAGGmate. The main difference between the two is one has a Bluetooth keyboard built in and the other does not. I was fortunate to receive a sample for review today of the ZAGGmate with Keyboard, and I am pretty excited about it. As I have been doing on the larger reviews, I have been splitting them up into two. It makes it easier on me. So I wanted to share the unboxing pics and some of the general product specs with you. I will come back with part 2 later at another time with my actual usage thoughts.
The ZAGGmate is packaged in a plastic container with the cardboard sleeve around it. They maximized space as there is not a lot of room left. Inside the box, you get the case (with keyboard in this instance), instruction insert, USB cable (for charging), and 4 stick on rubber feet. The rubber feet can be placed on the back of the case if you want it to help prevent scratches.
When I report back, I will also try to list out as many of the features as I can.
ZAGGmate w/ keyboard Features
•Aircraft-grade aluminum with a bead-blasted, anodized finish that matches the iPad
•Military grade high-density padding for superior drop protection
•Innovative hinge for both portrait and landscape mode
•Stylish, thin and lightweight. Half as thin as most folios for the iPad
•Embedded wireless Bluetooth physical keyboard
•Special function keys for music control, volume control, slideshow, home, search, etc.
•Only adds about 1/4 of an inch to the iPad
$99.99 ZAGGmate with keyboard
$69.99 ZAGGmate only