Hands-on with the Oberon Design leather iPad 2 case

Hands-on with the Oberon Design leather iPad 2 case

Summary: There are lots of cases available for the Apple iPad so it's a bit of a challenge to find interesting and unique cases. Oberon Design makes high quality leather cases that look and feel great, while offering protection and functionality for your iPad.

TOPICS: Apple, iPad, Mobility

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  • The blue leather Hokusai wave design case is unwrapped and looks spectacular.

  • A pewter wave clasp is used to hold the case closed with an elastic strap.

  • The leather design is etched deep in the cover so you get a great sense of the case when you carry it around.

Topics: Apple, iPad, Mobility

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  • Nice looking but...

    Cost = Ouch
    Can't justify the cost benefit for that.

    I picked up a Toblino 2 leather case for mine that also utilizes the open/close on/off function - full front and back protection for $35.....
  • RE: Hands-on with the Oberon Design leather iPad 2 case

    I does look nice but it doesn't seems to be a very sturdy "case".
  • RE: Hands-on with the Oberon Design leather iPad 2 case

    Hmmm. I still prefer my rooCASE. It zippers all the way around to completely protect the iPad and it also has a removable 2nd case that velcros into the zippered case so that the iPad is still protected when out of the big case. I secured a magnet inside the flap of the case and now it has the open/on function of many other cases. It is a little bulkier than other cases, but I'd rather have the protection! If Oberon had a case similar to my rooCASE, I'd be sold - the one thing I miss with my rooCASE is that it could be a little more stylish. It is fun and bright pink, but a nice tooled leather design would be nice too!