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VEO iPad Air Case - Full Body Smart Cover for iPad Air 2013 (5th Generation), Pink
Size: iPad Air, 2013Colour Name: PinkChange
Price:£17.95+£1.95shipping
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61 of 68 people found the following review helpful
on 27 August 2012
I only received the case this morning, so this is really a "first impressions".

The first thing I noticed was the quality of the case. For something so cheap, it certainly doesn't feel tacky or have poor materials; it feels very high quality. The iPad clips into the case easily and holds it firmly, so it's going to be almost impossible for it to fall out. The magnets on the cover and the sleep/wake function works seamlessly and, for some reason, it's satisfying not having to actually swipe to unlock the display. I'm aware this is a feature on Apple's official (and completely over priced) SmartCovers, so I was pleased when I noticed this had similar functionality.

There really aren't many negatives that I've encountered so far. Like many have already pointed out, the screen will lock if the cover is pinned all the way back while holding it but this can be rectified by simply holding the cover at a slight angle to the iPad, misaligning the magnets with the device. It's not a big issue though. My only other concern is that the microfibre side of the cover can pick up lint or fluff from the carpet and can be hard to remove, but again this is not a massive problem.

Apple really need to have another look at the prices they're charging for some of their accessories; £35 JUST for a polyurethane cover is appalling, and £40 for a polyurethane case isn't much better.

For £15 for this case, you get all the bells and whistles that the Apple case has for a fraction of the price. Please don't waste your money needlessly on an Apple Smart Cover, just purchase this case and save a fortune.

Top marks and a good investment.
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115 of 129 people found the following review helpful
on 20 November 2013
I ordered this item after purchasing the iPad Air and wanted to protect it.
I received the item today and to my surprise is far superior of what I thought.
The iPad fits in perfectly and securely giving an all round protection.
Included was also a screen protector.
By the way, his is a genuine review.
Since writing this review, I ordered another Smart Case cover for a friend of mine
for an iPad Air he is planing to give as a Xmas present to his wife. I am very pleased with mine.
I don't understand where are all these negative reviews are coming from.
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91 of 104 people found the following review helpful
on 18 November 2013
Delivered on time, delighted with this case which looks good, fits well and is far cheaper than the Apple accessory. Very slim and looks high quality. Highly recommended (and it is rare for me to award 5 stars)
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77 of 90 people found the following review helpful
on 15 November 2013
Did not know what to expect with this product, but on delivery it was brilliant a real benefit to the iPad 5. I would certainly recommend this product for anybody purchasing an iPad 5.
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14 of 16 people found the following review helpful
on 27 March 2013
Why bother paying for an apple cover? They are overpriced! This cover is fantastic, and the range of colours are so much better than what apple offers.
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73 of 86 people found the following review helpful
on 19 November 2013
Fits extremely well and doesn't feel like it would fall out, yet it is still easy to put in and take out.
Every hole for the buttons line up precisely.

Would easily recommend to anyone. Out of all the unofficial cases I have bought over the years, this is by far the best. No need to spend 3x as much on an official Apple case.
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89 of 105 people found the following review helpful
on 17 November 2013
I do not write reviews usually,
but this case was that good I felt I should share my thoughts,
my wife has a genuine apple case on her ipad 4,
I refused to pay 65 quid and found
this case,and is just as good,and a third of the price
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16 of 19 people found the following review helpful
As soon as I bought the iPad air, my next step was to buy a case. The shop only had the original Apple case which cost a fortune, yet I had no option but to buy it. Whilst it looks great, I found that it increasingly annoying to use the volume buttons as these are covered by thick leather thus rendering them quite difficult to locate and operate.

So I decided to to buy other cases, one of which was the Veo (Red) and the Invasion (Black).

Now the iPad Air weighs 469g Wi-Fi, and 478g Wi-Fi + Cellular versions.
The Veo case weighs 230.7g, which is basically 50% of the iPad itself.

Just for interest the iPad case weighs 148.7g, and the Invasion comes in at 208.5g

The Veo case is very well made, looks great and offers good protection. Some may find that a considerable amount of pressure needs to be applied for the clips to click in place. If pressed hard enough, they will eventually grip to the iPad Air.

I personally use the Veo, even though it weighs more than the other cases. The premium quality materials and matt finish, reminiscent of the iPad's original case have done the trick for me.

Yet every individual has his own requirements and expectations. I do not go out much, so the extra weight does not really affect me. Some may want a lighter case, whilst others, a sturdier heavier one. So it boils down to personal choice.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
on 25 October 2012
I had just ordered my long coveted iPad 3 and wanted a cover which would protect it back and front without doubling the size and weight (or price!). Reading other reviews prompted me to pick this one and I'm so glad I did. Sometimes when you settle for a less pricey product it arrives and you feel "Oh well, I got what I paid for, I suppose" but not with this little beauty. It fits perfectly, holds the iPad safely and the front cover folds back to just the right position for me to type away happily on the keyboard which I am doing now as the cover and iPad arrived by the same post. How brilliant is that! One very happy bunny!
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
on 9 August 2012
I like most people was abit apprehensive about buying a non apple cover for my iPad....have been using the smart cover since purchasing with a cheap back PVC cover and decided to have a change. And I am very glad I did as this is well worth the money as I protects my device perfectly and looks the part (looks even better if you stick the apple sticker that comes with device on the back!!!).
My only niggle with it is that it puts device to sleep when you fold the cover behind,but from reading other reviews I see there is a knack of getting it right, so practice makes perfect.
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