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Amazon Kindle Keyboard Leather Cover, Burnt Orange (only fits Kindle Keyboard)

4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (49 customer reviews)


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Product details

  • Item Weight: 227 g
  • Boxed-product Weight: 340 g
  • ASIN: B003DZ1648
  • Item model number: 515-1039-03
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (49 customer reviews)
  • Date first available at Amazon.co.uk: 28 July 2010
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Amazon's Kindle Keyboard Leather Cover

 

This leather cover offers optimal protection for your Kindle Keyboard. Contoured, pebble-grain leather keeps your Kindle Keyboard safe and secure, while the soft, charcoal-grey, microfibre interior protects the screen from scratches.

Lightweight, this cover is perfect for taking Kindle Keyboard wherever you go, and is designed to fold back, so you can read comfortably with just one hand.


Secure Your Kindle Keyboard

Our patent-pending hinge system secures Kindle Keyboard in place. An elastic strap keeps the cover firmly closed for maximum screen protection. Simply attach Kindle Keyboard to the hinge, apply the strap, and rest assured it will stay securely in place even when you're on the go.


Secure your Kindle Keyboard in four easy steps
Secure your Kindle Keyboard in four easy steps


Read Comfortably with One Hand


Reading with the cover on, you can easily access Kindle Keyboard's navigation features and power switch, while the rounded edges offer a perfect fit in your hands. The cover is designed to fold back, so you can read comfortably with just one hand.


On the Go

This lightweight, compact cover is perfect for taking Kindle Keyboard wherever you go. The sleek leather ensures the ultimate fit and protection, without adding bulk or weight.



Amazon’s official Kindle Keyboard cover features contoured, pebble-grain leather available in seven different colours.

 

 

Read comfortably with Amazon’s protective leather Kindle Keyboard cover.




Read easily with one hand.



Protect your Kindle Keyboard on the go.

 



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11 of 11 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Just what you need and just what you'd expect. 21 Sep 2010
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I debated long and hard about whether to get this standard cover or the lighted version. I figured I'm never likely to want to read in the dark (the Kindle is extremely easy to read in lamplight) so went for this one, which weighs 140 grams less and, more importantly, is £20 cheaper.

I don't know how anyone that buys this could possibly be disappointed, frankly. It's beautifully made, holds the Kindle perfectly, is a lovely colour (I went for burnt orange, or light tan to be exact) and makes your Kindle feel like you're reading a quality, leather-bound book.

Yes, it does add weight but that's because the leather is very thick and should offer a good amount of protection. The extra weight is absolutely not a problem. Ever tried reading the single volume edition of 'The Lord of the Rings'?

If you have a Kindle you need a cover. Are you ever likely to be very far away from a lamp? If not, go for this standard version. The biggest decision is not whether to buy it or not but which colour should you get, as they are all very nice. Just don't be boring and get black!

Highly recommended.
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89 of 95 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Kindle Leather Cover ( Burnt Orange) 6 Sep 2010
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Amazon have paid a lot of attention to detail here....

DESIGN
This leather cover is firm, a little stiffer than expected, but it is well stitched and the built-in elastic bungee strap is both functional and attractive. The sliding strap "tag" is embossed on both sides with "AMAZON KINDLE" and makes placement of the strap into a designated groove on the cover easy. It also affords you the option of retaining the cover in the flipped back position for one-handed reading - Clever.

COLOUR
I chose BURNT ORANGE. On arrival I was pleased to see that it was precisely what I had expected. I think most people might describe it as TAN and generally it is accurately presented by the illustrations on the website. The inner surfaces of the cover are lined with a rich, dark-grey soft liner which as well as being fairly hard wearing, should provide good protection. (As my Kindle has yet to arrive I'm not able to test this out).

RETAINING CLIPS
The system for retaining the Kindle within the cover is simple and functional. There are two metal clips. The lower one is fixed and forms an arc, alowing you to rotate the kindle into place. The upper one is in the form of a spring clip. Together they lock the kindle securely into place, but make it easy to remove quickly.

LIGHT OR NO LIGHT
I chose the 'basic cover' without a built-in light for two reasons. Firstly I rarely read anywhere where there is inadequate light and might use a built-in light only occasionally. Secondly, I can see from the design that the light is obviously going to favour the upper right corner of the screen more than the lower left, although I don't doubt that both will be sufficient for purpose. There are a number of clip on lights which would suit my purposes and wallet better. e.
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20 of 21 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars May affect the functioning of your Kindle 2 Dec 2010
I have had two Kindles and both malfunctioned remorselessly with constant reboots and freezing - until I spent some time in the various internet forums and, following a lead, took this leather cover off. Result - faultless operation for several weeks. The problem may be that the slots into which the hinges go are also electronic interfaces, and the hinges interfere with these. I now have an alternative, non-intrusive cover and the Kindle is fine. So, while this cover is a beautiful piece of work, I cannot recommend it.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Kindle Leather Cover 14 Jan 2011
A must have i wouldnt be without. I would recommend anyone with a Kindle to purchase this case for its protection. Perfect for the job, my Kindle is secured to the fixings and protected completely. Its just like a book cover and i carry it around with me in my bag everywhere. The cover is easily fixed to my Kindle and removed.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars From cover to cover 30 Sep 2010
This is simple.
A Kindle screen needs protection, the treatment given by me means that this protection needs to be a hard cover.
The Kindle cover is hard, it is well made, looks nice (I actually like the burnt orange)feels nice and looks expensive and that's because it is expensive for what it is.

It does the job perfectly for me and I am glad that I bought this with my Kindle purchase. There is a one inch gouge on the front of my cover that I haven't a clue how it got there, but without the cover my Kindle now would probably have been ruined. Simple.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Like a quality book but better 29 Sep 2010
I was given the cover as a gift to go along with the Kindle and it's a masterpiece as far as design goes.

The quality of the leather and stitching is first class and feel very comfortable to hold. The elastic and tab hold the cover closed or open without too much slack.

But the best part is the retaining mechanism, in the same way as the cover with built in light the Kindle snaps in and if held amazingly securely yet disconnects with ease.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Kindle needs a Jacket 24 Sep 2010
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I think it is fair to say the Kindle without protection is rather vulnerable to knocks, scrapes & worse.
Personally, I am still at the early stage of using a 'technology solution' instead of a paper book. The quality feel & look of the orange leather cover, does offer a slight reminder of a bound book, which I like.
It does seem rather a lot of money for such a small item, but there again I intend to keep this particular 'book' quite a while, so paying for what appears to be a well made product may pay-off in the long run.
The Kindle fit's the cover locating tabs perfectly, full marks for engineering with little or no movement to prompt wear.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Waited a long time to comment on this as i ...
Waited a long time to comment on this as i wanted to see how it wears.....been a few years to be honest......still in A1 condition......if you need a cover for a kindle, this is it
Published 6 days ago by G.a.r
3.0 out of 5 stars I love design and way it fitted to kindle
I love design and way it fitted to kindle, but it caused my kindle froze many times. Some shortcut or something. Anyway Amazon refunded it so I was able to buy one with light. Read more
Published 1 month ago by a_patch
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
essential
Published 1 month ago by Rod
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
given as a present
Published 2 months ago by Sandra Axon
5.0 out of 5 stars very good
This type of cover is truly made strong and handy. I do remove the kindle from it's cover when I read while in bed you see, my problem has been I'm left handed and easier to hold... Read more
Published 15 months ago by Brian Medway
5.0 out of 5 stars Wonderful
I cannot fault this product. I've been really happy with it since I got it. It looks good, hefts well in the hand, and I can rest assured that my Kindle will be protected when I... Read more
Published on 15 Feb 2011 by dogspeed
5.0 out of 5 stars Kindle Cover - Orange
very sturdy item I bend the left side of the cover back behind the kindle and secure with the elastic all the time and there's no sign of any cracking in the leather I do think []... Read more
Published on 11 Feb 2011 by mark turnbull
4.0 out of 5 stars Expensive but good
Feel the case is sightly over priced but it is of good quality and looks like it will last.

Burnt Orange is a nice colour for the leather and i hope it ages well... Read more
Published on 8 Feb 2011 by Mark Knight
4.0 out of 5 stars Kindle cover
The cover arrived quickly, just as decribed and is a nice heavy leather which feels like it will protect the kindle well. Read more
Published on 4 Feb 2011 by J. Westrupp
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent Kindle Cover
I woulodn't have thought it was possible to rave about a cover for the Kindle, but the fit is perfect - very secure and protective - and it makes the Kindle feel more like a book... Read more
Published on 2 Feb 2011 by Miles
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