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Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 Standing Leather Origami Case (3rd generation - 2013 release), Blue

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  • Launches the camera app automatically when you slide your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9" (3rd generation - 2013 release) up in the case
  • Innovative built-in Origami stand folds into landscape or portrait orientation for hands-free viewing
  • Covers device fully and is secured magnetically for easy attachment and removal
  • Saves battery life with automatic wake and sleep
  • Redirects the sound from your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9" speakers towards you, immersing you in the rich cinematic Dolby Digital Plus sound experience
  • Top-quality natural leather with matching microfibre interior to protect your screen and keep it clean

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Product details

Colour: Blue
  • Product Dimensions: 15.8 x 23.1 x 1.6 cm ; 308 g
  • Boxed-product Weight: 381 g (View shipping rates and policies)
  • ASIN: B00DR0CB84
  • Item model number: 53-001090
  • Average Customer Review: 4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (167 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank:
  • Date first available at Amazon.co.uk: 14 Oct. 2013

Product Description

Colour Name: Blue

Manufacturer's Description

Amazon Origami Case for Kindle Fire HDX 8.9"

Kindle Fire Cover Colors

Better Together

Slim, form-fitting cases designed by Amazon to fit your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9" perfectly and provide complete protection, front and back. The case is secured magnetically, making it easy to attach and remove. An integrated magnetic fastener will ensure your case stays shut whilst on the go.

This innovative case puts your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9" to sleep automatically when it is closed and wakes your device upon opening, saving battery life while making it easy to jump back into your apps, games, films, books, and more.

Crafted from premium natural leather and matching microfibre interior, the case protects your tablet and keeps your screen clean.



Slide Kindle Fire up to activate camera

Capture Every Moment

Exclusive Camera Ready feature makes it quick and easy to take pictures so you can capture all your precious moments – simply slide your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9" up in the case and the camera automatically starts, allowing you to quickly snap a picture.

Hands-Free Viewing

Whether you are browsing the web at home, enjoying a movie on the plane, or working while on the go, our integrated Origami case stands your device in either landscape or portrait orientation so you can enjoy your content hands-free. The magnetized Origami panels keep your Kindle Fire HDX 8.9" securely upright for steady viewing.


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Colour: Black Verified Purchase
Ok so £59.99 seems rather steep for a tablet case, however I don't think it will disappoint. Minor niggle for me is that it was quite fiddly to work out how to make it stand, but once you've mastered it, all is well. Its genuine leather and magnetic. When closed it puts the kindle to sleep. Since I paid £369 for a 32gb Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 I thought I might as well get a descent case to protect. Overall it is cosmetically pleasing to the eye. A great product.
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By TonyD TOP 100 REVIEWER on 21 Dec. 2013
Colour: Blue Verified Purchase
Well made and good looking leather case with integral magnet that puts your Kindle to sleep when closed. Deeply 'hinged' cover that folds to form a stand or for you to hold.
The Kindle fits into the case seamlessly and is held there magnetically, and the case allows you to push the tablet up a couple of inches in order to use the forward facing camera and flash.

So far so good, eh?

Actually, I am less than delighted with it, for a number of reasons;

- It's overpriced

- I am not convinced how secure it is (the folding leather case for the 7" kindle fire HD is much better in my opinion)

- the case forces the (supplied) usb charging connector in at a slight angle, which concerns me

- it is hopelessly insecure standing on a flat surface, and I could not get it to stand at all on my desk at work

- It's not that comfortable to hold and I find I have to hold it with my fingers splayed across the back, which is tiring

- the case is so magnetic that metal objects stick to it, which makes me concerned about it being near credit cards etc

I am now using the much more practical Otterbox cover for my Kindle, and to be honest wish I hadn't laid out £60 for this one - it's OK, but no more than that.
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Colour: Black Verified Purchase
This leather cover, unlike the case for the HD, actually attaches to your Kindle magnetically, rather than by "clicking" into place like the HD. This gave me a bit of concern at first but my concerns were quickly put to bed when I realise that the magnetic case holds the Kindle vary securely. It has a folding lid that fold along several planes to create a stand that you flip round to the back of the Kindle to create a kind of stand for it.

Good quality and recommended if you want to keep your Kindle safe from accidents/mistreatment, though I have to admit to preferring the more sturdy leather case that Amazon had for the Kindle Fire HD; the lid/flap on this HDX cover feels odd to close, it doesn't feel like you're closing a book.

It does cover up the speakers at the back of the Kindle, however, it doesn't seem to make much difference to the sound to be honest.
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Colour: Blue Verified Purchase
I found the case too heavy for me making a big difference to the light weight of the Kindle Device. The device attaches to the case magnetically and I had difficulty sliding up the device to take a photo as I suffer from some arthritis in my wrists.
It is a very well thought out product but just does not work for me.

When I explained my difficulty Amazon very kindly accepted the return of the case.
I am very satisfied with the service and support provided by the Amazon Team and cannot praise them enough.
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Colour: Black Vine Customer Review of Free Product ( What's this? )
The origami case is an interesting product, it is well constructed and it feels like a lot of care has gone into the design. The back panel hugs the kindle well, and rather than cutouts for the power and volume buttons, the case incorporates its own buttons in the correct place to allow you to interact with the controls. Its a nice touch that the kindle recognises when the cover opens and closes, and that when you slide the kindle upwards in the case to expose the viewfinder and flash, the camera mode launches automatically.

For all these smart design features, and after designing a tablet as superbly lightweight as the Kindle Fire HDX, it seems odd that this proprietary case undoes all that hard work. The case makes the kindle stupidly heavy and uncomfortable to hold, and the origami folds that allow you to prop up the kindle into viewing positions only add to the discomfort as it tends to sag and force your hand to compensate for the lack of stability.
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Colour: Red Verified Purchase
This case is a perfect fit for my wife's new kindle fire hdx. she has an original kindle also with amazons own case and having seen other universal fit cases I would advise to buy these cases which are original and designed for them. The on off buttons work perfectly with the kindle and the origami stand is both ingenious and perfectly functional. The quality is first class and the only niggle I have is the price. However as has been mentioned by another reviewer why buy an expensive luxury item like the kindle fire hdx and put it at risk in a cheap case which spoils its look and makes its functionality more awkward.
My advice is you get what you pay for. This case is beautifully tailored and made to fit. So Go for one, you wont be disappointed.
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Colour: Blue Vine Customer Review of Free Product ( What's this? )
I was sent this for review and appreciated that,I really like the case, it looks smart, feels quality, it fits perfectly. Seems good protection, and it slides out of the case slightly for taking photos,I was worried about this but if feels pretty easy, just take care. The machine is supposed to sense when you take photo position and come on but it only does this some of the time!
The machine auto wakes and sleeps with the case.

The downsides of the case are the machine is held in purely with magnets so the weight isn't brilliant, not bad but not good, and the origami folds are pretty confusing!

So to sum up it's a nicely made, quality case that holds HDX well, but it's not as light as I would like and it is not simple to use folds-okay though.

I wouldn't spend sixty on it, that's to much, infant I had an iblason one for under tenner really liked- that didn't wake or sleep although it was supposed to! But it's nice cheaper case. Very different.
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