Just to avoid any confusion, this case is NOT for the iPad 2. For the original iPad, however, it's a fantastic value and well worth picking up. I'm not actually certain it's genuine leather, but it's soft to the touch and in my opinion, it doesn't look cheap or "fake". It's sufficiently padded on all sides, and though the cover *could* be slightly more durable, it will be more than enough for most people. I bought the red one, and it's a bright, vibrant red, just as shown in the photo. The magnetic clasp holds really well, and it's securely sewn into the cover. You won't have to worry about it coming loose and falling off. The overall craftmanship is decent, too - no loose stitches or loose threads sticking out and threatening to unravel. If you need an inexpensive backup case, or if you're just looking for something functional and don't want to have to pay ridiculous prices, this case is a great option.
It is the perfect size for my Asus 11.6" Win 8 notebook (Q200E). I am even able to fit the small power converter inside case with the computer. It is well padded and provides some impact protection. It should have a few more features. I wish it had a shoulder strap. At a minimum, clips should be included by the manufacturer so that I can attach my own strap. It is so much more convenient to sling it over a shoulder rather than hold it by hand the entire time. Also missing is a small external pocket for papers, a mouse, flash drive or other accessories.
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