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ID America Smartfold Case for iPad Mini

The ID America SmartFold case ($39.99) appeals to me because of it functionality and good looks. It exudes quality with the padded leatherette shell for protection. It’s sleek without being bulky, and it comes in your choice of black or white.

Just tuck your iPad in and you’re in business. It fits snugly surrounded by full protection. When you open and close the cover it stays put with magnets. It also turns the machine off and on, which I appreciate. All the appropriate openings are there for accessing ports and buttons, even the camera.

This case is also a nice stand, which is achieved by folding the cover back on itself. It has an upright position, which is good for watching videos and surfing the Web. It has a less inclined angle, which is good for typing and more productive activities. My only suggestion would be for it to be able to act as a stand in the portrait position. Why don’t case makers ever think of such an obvious thing?

I would have to give this handsome and practical case two thumbs up. The price is reasonable too at just $39.99. Check out some of its other nifty products while you’re there. It really is an innovative case maker.

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