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BUILT Neoprene Kindle Keyboard Sleeve (only fits Kindle Keyboard)

4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (141 customer reviews)

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  • Designed exclusively for the Kindle Keyboard
  • Neoprene sleeve keeps your Kindle Keyboard secure and is designed for readers on the go
  • Proprietary hourglass shape provides an instant, BUILT-in bumper system for extra protection; certified Kindle Keyboard-compatible
  • Sleeve lays flat when not in use
  • Machine wash cold; air dry

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Product details

  • Product Dimensions: 1.3 x 14 x 23.5 cm
  • Boxed-product Weight: 95 g
  • ASIN: B003NE5UXW
  • Item model number: E-KS3-FSH
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (141 customer reviews)
  • Discontinued by manufacturer: Yes
  • Date first available at Amazon.co.uk: 23 Aug. 2010
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Product Description

Colour Name: Shadow Flower

Manufacturer's Description

The BUILT Neoprene Kindle Keyboard Sleeve (Fits 6” Display, Kindle Keyboard) in French Bull's Shadow Flower design is the ideal case for your Kindle Keyboard. This sleeve features BUILTs proprietary hourglass shape and form to hold your Kindle Keyboard tight, with a soft inner lining to protect your Kindle Keyboard screen from scratches. Your Kindle Keyboard slides in and out of the top for easy access, but is snug within the neoprene and will not fall out. Perfect for when you are travelling with your Kindle Keyboard anywhere and everywhere. When you are using your Kindle Keyboard, this BUILT sleeve lays flat for easy storage. Machine washable (air dry). Design and function from BUILT.


Customer Reviews

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53 of 53 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Well built (boom boom) 19 Oct. 2010
Colour Name:Lime Green|Verified Purchase
I bought this because I was looking for a case for my Kindle, and didn't want to buy the Amazon ones because: a) they're expensive b) having had a similar cover for my Sony eReader I found I don't like having the cover on when I read.

The Built cover fits snuggly and has a felt inside, so you can be sure that your kindle won't be rattling around or getting scratched. The neoprene is reasonably thick so it should offer a good level of protection against all but the most aggressive of 'sharps'.

I went for green because I want it to stand out in my man-bag. Which is does nicely.

Only downside would be the price-tag. Even though it's cheaper than the Amazon cases, I still think £25 is a bit much for what this is. But it's better than the Belkin ones (from what I can see) and a similar price so...
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66 of 68 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent Product 17 Sept. 2010
Colour Name:Scatter Dot|Verified Purchase
I've been looking at all the kindle Covers, and picked the one most useful for my usage. I have my kindle in my bag quite a lot and was afraid of marking and scratching it, I read the reviews of the kindle leather covers and found that I really did'nt want to add to the weight of the item whilst reading as it was just about right, this funky cover is very well made tough and has a super soft fury lining protecting the kindle very well. All the cases do seem to be overpriced and I include this one in that category. For what it is £25 does seem a lot, £15 - £20 perhaps more reasonable, but apart from that I really like this.
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17 of 17 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The Oven Glove Option 28 Sept. 2010
By joe
Colour Name:Shadow Flower|Verified Purchase
The cover is a snug fit,holding the Kindle securely in place. It is reasonably thick and well made so should protect from minor knocks.Being brightly coloured (scatter dot)it is less likely to be left behind and best of all it is not leather. Though when my partner saw it she said it lookedlike an oven glove! Maybe it does a little.I remain though happy with my purchase and imagine it will last a long time.
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10 of 10 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Fits like an (oven) glove 31 Dec. 2010
Colour Name:Spring Fuchsia
I dithered a lot over whether to get this neoprene sleeve or a more protective leather one, but I was really put off by the stories of short-circuited Kindles from the metal clips in the light-less leather covers. (I couldn't afford the ones with the light.)
However, I am really pleased I went for this one. Good quality, very padded,should protect from bumps and scratches. Also fits really well - I held it upside down and even shaking it won't dislodge the Kindle.
Am wondering how long it will take though for the soft, furry lining to pack down and if it will then slide out when it shouldn't. Am also wondering why it couldn't have been designed with a flap at the top to prevent dust etc getting in..?
All the Kindle covers are SOOO overpriced! This shouldn't cost more than a tenner! But I needed a cover...
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64 of 67 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant! 21 Sept. 2010
Colour Name:Vine
I opted for the Built Neoprene Cover because it wasn't as chunky or heavy as the standard kindle cover which I sent back. This works fine for me - is slim, light, protects my Kindle and has a funky pattern - perfect!

Tip - there is a silica gel sachet that needs removing from the bottom of the cover which I didn't notice for ages and wondered why it crunched when I picked it up!
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16 of 17 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars A decent slip case. 26 Sept. 2010
Colour Name:Vine|Verified Purchase
This is a decent enough slip case for the fabulous 3rd generation kindle. There are several design/colour options, the inside is a very soft fleecy/furry affair so no worries on the snuggness front! The kindle slips in and out easily enough but isn't loose so it won't fall out - therefore the dimensions are just right. The slight curve at the bottom edge of the case allows you a place to grip it tightly as you pull the kindle out of the top.

I've given the neoprene padding a good old squeeze and it is quite a substantial, thick and resilient foam which leads me to think confidently that a drop onto a hard floor wouldn't damage the kindle (although I haven't tried it!). I would have prefered a hard insert in the case to better protect the kindle screen from keys etc. when it's in a bag or case. Having said that I will still be quite happy to take my kindle travelling in this Built case, but I will be that bit more careful what I pack it next to, which probably isn't a bad policy anyway.

It's manufactured in China (like the kindle) but is clearly well made from good quality materials but at almost 23% of the cost of my kindle it is, I feel, a little expensive! Hopefully more choice in cases for the kindle 3 will lead to an improvement in this respect. For now; it's a pretty good option.

BUILT Neoprene Kindle Sleeve (Fits 6" Display, Latest Generation Kindle), Scatter DotBUILT Neoprene Kindle Sleeve (Fits 6" Display, Latest Generation Kindle), Shadow Flower
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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Very expensive, but saved my Kindle 6 Feb. 2011
By Grayham
Colour Name:Lime Green
I got one of these as a gift with my Kindle. I wasn't aware of how expensive it was until I came to leave a review. What I will say is that yesterday I dropped my Kindle (in the cover) and watched it bounce all the way down my staircase. Fearing the worst I pulled it out of the cover to find it completely unaffected by the fall.

So... expensive, but effective.
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17 of 18 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Nice but overpriced 12 Oct. 2010
By Nicolette Laurence VINE VOICE
Colour Name:Shadow Flower
I love this sleeve, it is funky, the Kindle fits perfectly and is tapers at the bottom so the power switch is not against the fabric. It is furry inside to protect the Kindle. However two niggles: I think it is very very overpriced, and I didn't get any butterflies on mine! LOL! I don't regret buying it though, so four stars overall.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Very practical - does as advertised
The sleeve is great and you really can't complain about the price! I've always found the Kindle covers quite heavy so I'm really liking the sleeve. Read more
Published 5 days ago by HJS
5.0 out of 5 stars Great cover
Really light to carry your kindle in
Published 20 days ago by Julie Marriott
5.0 out of 5 stars Good buy
Great price and a good fit for my old Kindle
Published 4 months ago by lovereadinginthebath
2.0 out of 5 stars Two Stars
Too big foe kindle l purchased.
Published 5 months ago by mrs p a l
4.0 out of 5 stars Great item
Great kindle cover. Very protective and quirky.
Published 7 months ago by Bonoboop
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Just right
Published 10 months ago by philip
2.0 out of 5 stars Kindle neoprene sleeve
I'm surprised to be asked for feedback on this as I bought it with my kndle about 3 years ago. I've now bought one that opens like a book, much better.
Published 12 months ago by Jenniconn
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent, easy to use with great protection
I have been using this product for quite a while now and it has been absolutely excellent. It provides just the right amount of protection for my Kindle which goes pretty much... Read more
Published 23 months ago by Mr. Mark A. Laborda
5.0 out of 5 stars Fits for Samsung Galaxy Tab2 7.0
Geat cover. I dont have kindle , but I was looking for cover for my samsung galaxy tab2 7.0. This one fits perfect!very good quality, very colorful and very girly. Read more
Published on 29 Oct. 2012 by Ash
5.0 out of 5 stars Fabulous case
Perfect kindle case, I love the pink fluffy fabric inside too. Highly recommended for the kindle (keyboard), and is lighter than the more expensive leather cases.
Published on 3 Feb. 2012 by helen_papple
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