Many people liked the original Smart Cover except it did not protect the back and could detach unexpectedly. The new Smart Case permanently attaches a Smart Cover to a protective back.
Interior of Smart Case. Cover on the left is solidly attached to the back of the case shown on the right.
Push buttons are covered for protection. If you're looking for a simple functional low profile case, this is worth considering.
iPad in the Smart Case. The case has a smooth exterior but still has a bit of grip to it so you don't feel like it will slip out of your hand. The microfiber interior helps keep the screen clean.
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