Belkin FastFit Keyboard Case: Thinner than the iPad mini

Summary:The iPad mini can be a productive tool when used with a good keyboard. Belkin has introduced a model that serves as a protective cover and turns easily into a typing machine.

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Those wanting a small case for the iPad mini have another choice as mobile accessory maker Belkin has introduced the FastFit Keyboard Case. At only 7mm (0.27in) thick the FastFit Case is thinner than the svelte iPad mini. It completely protects the expensive iPad mini screen during transport and turns into a solid typing machine with just a flip.

Like other keyboard cases for the iPad mini, Belkin has designed the keyboard on the FastFit with nearly full-sized keys that make it possible for touch typists to type at a decent speed in spite of the small size of the keyboard.

The iPad mini is held securely in the FastFit by magnets; the magnets use smart cover technology that turns the iPad mini on/off by opening/closing the case.

The case comes in white or black and is available now from Belkin for $79.99. The FastFit Keyboard Case is on the way so a hands-on review is forthcoming.

The selection of keyboards for both the iPad and the iPad mini is growing all the time meaning good choice for owners. The best of the lot are covered in the articles listed below.

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Topics: Mobility, iPad


James Kendrick has been using mobile devices since they weighed 30 pounds, and has been sharing his insights on mobile technology for almost that long. Prior to joining ZDNet, James was the Founding Editor of jkOnTheRun, a CNET Top 100 Tech Blog that was acquired by GigaOM in 2008 and is now part of that prestigious tech network. James' w... Full Bio

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