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Gallery: OtterBox Defender for iPad 2

The new OtterBox Defender is the ne plus ultra of hard case solutions for protecting your iPad.
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The Defender For iPad 2 ($89.95)is the latest incarnation of OtterBox's protective armor casing for Apple's tablet computers. It's constructed of high impact polycarbonate plastic enclosed in silicone rubber with a tightly fitting clamshell design.

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OtterBox has now streamlined the case to provide the maximum amount of protection while minimizing added weight and bulkiness.

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As you can see the entire rear of the polycarbonate armor casing is covered with silicone rubber.

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The 30-pin docking port is easily accessible via a silicone rubber flap.

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All buttons and receptacles are usable via silicone flaps and coverings.

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The headphone jack is shown exposed through a flap on the left.

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The completely redesigned protective polycarbonate cover doubles as a typing and viewing stand, and has an easier to move latch.

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The iPad 2 on the cover stand in typing position.

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The iPad 2 on the cover stand in a viewing position.

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