Today we’re starting to take a demeanour during dual latest products from appendage manufacturer Logitech. First, a company’s Ultrathin Keyboard Cover, prolonged a a a single preferred for full-sized iPads, is now accessible in a US$ 79.99 iPad mini version. The association has additionally introduced a Folio Cover for iPad mini ($ 49.99), for those who wish insurance for their tiny iPad though do not need a keyboard.
Ultrathin Keyboard Cover for iPad mini
Like a full-sized model we reviewed final year, a Ultrathin Keyboard Cover for iPad mini is written to yield a gentle typing knowledge as well as additionally strengthen a shade of a device whilst in transit. It uses a magnetized frame upon a hinge to snap to a iPad mini in a same demeanour which Apple’s Smart Cover does, as well as even has a built-in magnets to spin a mini upon or off when we open or tighten a “cover.”
There’s additionally a magnetized nick in a cover usually upon top of a set of keys where a left side of a iPad mini goes when you’re regulating a keyboard. Once it is in place, a Ultrathin Keyboard Cover as well as iPad mini form a sincerely plain section — really utilitarian when you’re banging divided upon a set of keys essay your subsequent novel.
Bluetooth setup is amazingly easy with iOS 6 or 7, as well as there’s a energy switch upon a side of a section if we confirm you’d identical to to widen a battery hold up a bit more. To recharge a Ultrathin Keyboard Cover, there’s a customary USB to micro-USB wire included. Logitech estimates 6 weeks of operate upon a single assign since dual hours of every day keyboarding.
How does a set of keys feel when typing? Pretty good! we am a discerning touch-typist as well as had no problems removing used to a blueprint of a keyboard. There’s glorious pleasing response, as well as a keys do not feel as well cramped.
That being said, we review many iPad mini keyboards to my stream a a single preferred — a ZAGGkeys Folio Keyboard for iPad mini ($ 99.99). As we can see from a single picture in a slideshow for this post, a ZAGGkeys set of keys is many some-more spacious, which usually eases typing even more. It additionally has a multi-colored backlight for night use.
The Ultrathin Keyboard Cover for iPad mini comes in black as well as white. At usually 7.6 ounces (215.5 grams), it adds usually a little volume of weight to a trek or purse.
Logitech creates a full line of considerable iPad as well as iPad mini accessories, as well as a Ultrathin Keyboard Cover is a smashing further to a family. It is compact, complements a iPad mini perfectly, as well as offers discerning dismissal of a cover when it’s not needed.
- Very discerning Bluetooth pairing
- Keyboard has a great feel for such a tiny size
- Good battery life
- Less costly than alternative identical iPad mini set of keys cases
- Matches a outward demeanour of an iPad mini perfectly
- Keyboard is close compared to a little of a competition
- No backlight in a keyboard
- Back of a iPad mini is not protected
Who is it for?
- The iPad mini user who wants a utilitarian Bluetooth set of keys as well as a little insurance for a device screen
Folio for iPad mini
The Folio for iPad mini is particularly for protection; there’s no set of keys in it nonetheless we can get a Ultrathin Keyboard Folio for iPad mini ($ 89.99) if we wish insurance as well as a keyboard. Available in black or red, a Folio has a good fine cloth extraneous as well as a well-spoken interior lining. The iPad mini is hold in place by a crafty cosmetic mount; it’s utterly easy to implement as well as mislay a iPad mini when needed.
The Folio additionally acts as a mount for a iPad mini in landscape mode, as well as facilities a hole for a rear-looking camera to look out of. The weight of a Folio is usually 6.8 ounces (192.8 grams), once again on condition which lightweight though stout insurance to your iPad mini.
While it’s not as whim as a little of a iPad mini cases we’ve reviewed in a past, a Folio for iPad mini provides plain insurance during a in accord with price.
- Easy to implement as well as mislay iPad mini
- Cover element is utterly imperishable as well as should final for a prolonged time
- Price is reasonable
- Very lightweight
- Not a many high-fashion iPad mini box we’ve ever reviewed; it’s rsther than plain-looking, in fact
Who is it for?
- The chairman who is seeking for a plain iPad mini cover which will last
It’s time for iPad mini-toting TUAW readers to have a possibility to win a single of these dual accessories pleasantness of Logitech as well as TUAW.
Here have been a manners for a giveaway:
- Open to authorised US residents of a 50 United States, a District of Columbia as well as Canada (excluding Quebec) who have been eighteen as well as older.
- To enter, fill out a form next utterly as well as click or daub a Submit button.
- The entrance contingency be done prior to Sep 15, 2013 11:59PM Eastern Daylight Time.
- You might come in usually once.
- Two winners will be selected. One receives a Logitech Ultrathin Keyboard Cover for iPad mini valued during $ 79.99, whilst a alternative receives a Logitech Folio for iPad mini valued during (49.99)
- Click Here for finish Official Rules.