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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    The ULTIMATE case for the Kindle Paperwhite

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    GBTechAddict
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    I will often go through at least two or sometimes even three different types of cases for some devices. However, at this point, I cannot imagine ever needing another case to replace this one. Amazon designed an almost perfect case for their equally well designed Kindle Paperwhite in my opinion. I've had this case for about a month now. It provides excellent overall protection for the device. One thing that I love about the Kindle Paperwhite is the lightness, which aids in a great reading experience when holding it for long periods of time. It does add a bit in the way of thickness - the bottom shell is nearly as think as the device itself - but I bought them together, so I really didn't use it much without the case anyway. In fact, I personally think that it makes the Kindle Paperwhite even more comfortable to hold, even with the cover folded around to the back like an paperback book. Again, the thickness of the shell hardly adds any weight, yet the durability of it is excellent. Although I don't intend to test it myself, it seems as though the shell will provide a good amount of shock absorption if the device were dropped onto a hard surface from a height of a couple of feet. The bottom shell fits very snugly onto the device, and I have absolutely no concerns about it loosening over time at all. The Kindle Paperwhite snaps into it easily and securely. It is molded perfectly to fit the device like a wetsuit. However, removing it can prove to be a bit difficult. The only reason I did remove it once, though, was simply to see how well it would work. I would definitely recommend only removing the device from the case if absolutely needed. Even then, you need to do so as carefully as possible to avoid bending and possibly even breaking the device's screen. I have had no reason to remove mine again, though, and I doubt that many others will either for the most part. In fact, there is a nice opening in the shell around the bottom of the device that allows for easy and complete access to the physical controls and input whenever needed. The cover's surface has a nice texture and, although it feels a little more like plastic than leather to me, it is nice to the touch and provides what I think is just the right amount of no-slip grip when holding it. As you can see from any front-side images of the product, the case also has a nice magnetic enclosure on the right side of the cover that keeps it closed when it's not in use. The Kindle Paperwhite goes to sleep automatically when the cover is closed, and springs immediately to life when the cover is opened. This is obviously not the first time that this type of mechanism has been seen on a device like this before, but it's very effective and a welcome design element that enhances the user experience. The inside surface of the cover is soft and provides excellent protection for the screen when closed. So much so that I'm not even considering any type of clear screen protector to add to it. Overall, like the Kindle Paperwhite itself, this case is not 100% perfect. However, I can't imagine anything else out there even coming close. I won't likely find out myself if they do either because I really don't foresee owning any other case for this device. This fact also helped me justify the price. Amazon did a fantastic job of designing the ultimate case for this top-notch e-reader.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Perfect for Paperwhite

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    Tisn
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    I'm someone who hates paying more than I need to for an item, and someone who appreciates things that are well made. This Paperwhite cover is more expensive than other covers, but if you appreciate quality and attention to detail, the price is easily justified. For those things we touch on a daily basis, it's worth getting something that's good quality. Every time I pick up the Kindle, I'm pleasantly reminded of the quality of the case. The case adds very little bulk to the device. It has a very pleasant texture and careful stitching. The side that touches the screen has just the slightest bit of padding, so that it has a little give when you touch it, while the side that touches the back is more stiff. The end result is that it is very easy to tell which side is up. The metal clasp is understated (brushed aluminum) and the Kindle logo is carved into the metal. Again, the clasp makes it easy to determine which way is up and right. This makes the device easy to use in a dark room. When you open the case, again you are reminded of how nicely made this case is. The underside of the clasp is flush with the flannel cloth on the inside of the cover. Every edge is rounded so there are no sharp edges to cut your finger or snag on your clothing. Two rivets hold the clasp in place, and again are flush with both the clasp and the flannel of the inside cover. The clasp will not touch, much less scratch, the Paperwhite tucked into its protective case. It takes a bit of force to snap the Paperwhite into place, but it's not difficult at all. The hard case that holds the paperwhite has a rubberized feel to it -- also giving a premium feel to the cover -- but it also feels strong. The cover and clasp are resistant to fingerprints. The device is easy to charge when in its case. Overall, a high-quality product well suited to a premium device.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Best case for Kindle Paperwhite

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    SharonJL
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    I was hesitant at first to buy this case because it is a little expensive, but I am glad I did because the quality and fit make the price worth it. It helps prevent minor scratches on the surface, and if you are like me, even the tiniest scratch will bother you. I've had my Paperwhite for a few weeks now and bring it around with me in my purse or backpack, and it has been nicely protected in the case. It is easy to put on and is very snug. Although the Paperwhite itself is thin and light, I like the extra thickness the case puts on the Kindle. It makes it feel more like a real book, and does not feel as awkward as when I am holding it up with one hand without the case on. The added feature of waking when opening the cover and sleeping when closing is great for battery conservation too. Overall, I am very happy with the purchase and even bought my mom one when I got her her own Paperwhite.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Perfect companion for Paperwhite

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    MsTeach92
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    I am so glad I decided to purchase this case. Not only does it protect the Paperwhite, but it looks classy and it makes using the Paperwhite that much easier to use: simply close the cover when finished reading, and the device automatically powers down; open it up, it powers up automatically, and you are ready to go! Finally, it creates a sensation of holding an actual book (especially important for those like me who once preferred physical books to e-books). The soft leather feels inviting to the touch. In addition, the cover can fold backward if you prefer holding the device with one hand; it can also act as a stand if you are reading while lying down and prefer no hands! Finally, getting back to the old fashioned book sensation, when you are finished reading, there is a sort of pleasure one gets from snapping a book's cover closed, a final punctuation mark added when the story is over. It is nice to know that little pleasure is still there for the taking (but you can't be overly enphatic, so you don't damage the device). Therefore, you will be very happy with the case, should you decide to purchase it.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Perfect Accessory

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    jlouieman
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    This is my second Kindle. When I bought my first one, I went through browsing numerous stores looking for the "right" case. In the end, I bought the "real" Kindle case. This time, having learned my lesson, I went directly to the manufacturer's custom case, and I couldn't be more pleased. The new model uses a more heavily textured leather, so it doesn't show scars as quickly as the smooth-finished previous generation case. The magnetic catch turns the reader on and off as one opens and closes the cover; a nice feature. I once dropped my reader from a high table onto a tiled, wood floor. Luckily, the reader landed flat, but I am confident that the case, which has a tight custom fit, provided that last bit of protection which prevented damage to my Paperwhite. Overall, a great accessory to a great product. I wouldn't hesitate to buy this again, and would recommend it to anyone looking for a case for their Kindle Paperwhite.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Best-ever accessory for Kindle Paperwhite

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    KarlK
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    I recently purchased a Kindle Paperwhite ebook reader, and like all my other Kindle readers, I immediately saw the need for some protection of the device. There are several alternative (non-Kindle) covers available, but this one is the very best for one excellent reason: It has a built-in magnet in the cover, so when you've finished your reading session, simply flip the cover closed and the Paperwhite goes to sleep! No fumbling for that elusive, tiny push button to turn it on and off. When you want to resume reading, simply open the front cover and swipe the screen of the Paperwhite; it comes alive right where you left off! An automatic bookmark! The front and rear covers are very rigid and provide excellent physical protection for the Paperwhite reader. Reject all "wannabe" covers and get this real thing -- a Kindle cover!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Mixed feelings

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    Shoshi
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    I have mixed feelings about this case. The Good: It fits my new Kindle Paperwhite perfectly. It looks slick. I love how it turns on when I open the case and goes into sleep when I close it. It doesn't add much bulk. It is easy to use the charger port and volume controls while my kindle is inserted. The Bad: The case has a wierd odor. I am hoping it goes away over time. It is a bit awkward to hold. Maybe someone with large hands could hold it easier. I am female with medium sized hands. I find I need to rest it flat in my palm, or try to prop it up on something. I can't get a good grip by holding it on one side while I try not to touch the screen. I find myself turning pages when I did not intend. It has sharp edges that poke my hand. It opened up in my purse. I expected better for this price.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Love to read on my Kindle Paperwhite

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    ProfessorJohnny
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    I love the size, feel, etc. I highly recommend getting the leather Kindle cover - custom made for it, and it protects it. Most importantly, it turns it on and off when you open and close the cover - very nice. The ads say the battery lasts for 2 months, but mine lasts for about a week, although I read a lot, and usually at night with the built in light on - I think the light drains the battery very fast. Make sure you set it up to refresh every page automatically, otherwise you get "ghost" letters and the words on the page are not so crisp. It is fantastic to read out in the sun - don't need the built-in light, and there is no glare. I love it so far. Can't comment about durability since I have had it for only about a month.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    A great product!

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    TiffanyDP
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    I bought this case in black for my husband when I purchased his Kindle Paperwhite as a gift. I have one for my Kindle in purple and I love it. The texture of the leather is very nice to the touch and feels very high quality. I've had mine for nearly a year and even though I bring it with me every where I have not noticed any wear or tear at all. The device fits perfectly and feels safe and snug inside frame. The magnetic clasp helps keep the cover in place even when being thrown around in my giant purse. While it ads a little bit of weight, it is still comfortable enough to hold up for long periods without feeling like I'm going to drop it on my face. ;) My husband loves his as well and having them in two different colors allows us to quickly identify who's is who's! I would highly recommend this case.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Best Electronic Book Reader I've had

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    pmil65
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    This E-Ink book reader is small and light and very readable. My quest for a great bookreader started with my first Kindle years ago, but I long since gave that one to my kids. Then I downloaded the Kindle app to my iPad. The iPad isn't really a grab-and-grow device, but it was the best I could do. I considered buying an iPad Mini to use as a bookreader. Then I saw the Kindle paperwite reader and went to Best Buy to look at one. It was the same price as the on-line Amazon price and I used points toward the purchase. I bought it on the spot and I love it! It is a grab and go machine. I have 60 books on the machine and I,m nowhere near the memory limit. I seldom need to recharge the battery. Love it!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great Fitting Case

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    Wolverine0717
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    This is a really good case made specifically to fit the Kindle Paperwhite. It is made of quality materials and seems to have a solid construction. It seems to work perfectly to turn on and off the device just by opening and closing the case. It gives the Paperwhite a great feel in the hand and is unobtrusive while reading on the device. The only con that I can think of is that it is a bit bulky and seems to almost double the weight and thickness of the the Kindle. This isn't such an issue to me because it actually give the device a more solid feel and the thickness of the case makes if feel more protected. Another observation is that it has a magnetic clasp closure that does not snap. This might seem like it's not so secure. It's possible that the case could pop open if the device is dropped.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Fits the Kindle Paperwhite Perfectly

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    AnywhereElse
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    The cover fits perfectly. I like the feel of it in my hands; it is very light and comfortable to use. The auto off when closing the cover is great. I did think the price was somewhat high, considering this is not a large case. It appears to scratch easily. I have only owned the cover a month, and there is already a scratch on the front which is very prominent. I think this says a lot about the durability, (or perhaps the quality) of the product, as I am very careful in the handling if all my devices. Of course,better the cover get scratched than the screen! I would buy this cover again. I researched several covers that were cheaper, but they did not fit as good as this one. Just handle it with care to avoid scratches in the leather.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    A great case for the Kindle PaperWhite!

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    Gary1326
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    I delayed purchasing the case because of the color. I had a certificate for $20 off, so was finally persuaded to buy it. I love the perfect fit, auto on off by opening or closing the case, and the ease of attaching it to the Kindle. The case did not increase the size or weight noticeably. Adding some colorful smiley faces helps with visibility no matter where I lay the Kindle. I'm low vision and don't want to lose the case by laying it on a dark surface! My suggestion to the retailer is to carry a variety of colors. The case is perfect in design and function and I highly recommend it!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great case

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    Grant
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    This is a great case. It fits perfectly and the magnetic closure works well to keep it closed and to wake the kindle on open and put it to sleep on close. I give it 4 stars because the flap doesn't stay behind the kindle without my holding it there. Maybe it's the way I use it, but I open the cover and fold it over behind the back cover so I am only holding the width of the kindle, and I wish the magnetic closure doubled to hold it in this position, as well. It is high quality, well made, and looks great.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Nice, protective case

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    cobalt8
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    I'm normally very picky about the cases that I buy for my devices. For all of my previous Kindles (3 of them), I bought Oberon cases. I upgraded to the Paperwhite on a day that I was getting ready to travel and didn't have time to order an Oberon case. So, I bit the bullet and bought the Amazon-branded case. I haven't regretted my purchase for a moment. The device is fully protected when the cover is closed and still has ample protection when it is open. The material is comfortable to hold for long periods and has enough grip to keep me from easily dropping it. The only thing I would add to make it 100% perfect is a way for the cover to attach to the back so that it wouldn't shift while being held. However, it's just a minor annoyance.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Fits the kindle paperwhite beautifully.

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    suessm
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    Well this product is a good investment for your kindle paperwhite, as you are throwing down at least $120 for the device, unless you opt for the 3G version, and spending $70 more. In any case, you need to both protect you investment, as well as make it convenient to turn the unit on and off easily. This cover will do that for you. There are less expensive covers out there, and honestly I hadn't tried any of those, but you get what you pay for, and I'd rather know that my investment has a cover that fits nicely, and utilizes the on/off feature when opening/closing the cover. Plus, it adheres to the kindle so well that it is hard to remove, as if you will ever need to. Again a good investment.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Absolutely perfect case for the Paperwhite

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    buckeye1953
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    This is the perfect case for the Kindle Paperwhite e-reader. It adds almost no weight and no thickness to the Paperwhite. For folks with arthritis, this is important. The case is very high-quality, with excellent leather covering, beautifully even stitching, and perfect snap-in connection with the Paperwhite. I love the fact that it turns the Paperwhite's screen on when the case is opened and puts it to sleep when the case is closed. I can easily tuck the Paperwhite into my purse when it's in this case and not worry about any scratches to the screen. I wouldn't dream of using any other case for my Paperwhite! NOTE: This case fits the 2013 model of the Paperwhite perfectly. I don't know if it would work on the 2012 model.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Very Convenient and Protective

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    JamesK
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    I purchased this cover because it happened to be on sale one day when I was in Best Buy. My Kindle Paperwhite needed a cover but I did not set out to buy one that day. I was happy with the purchase however as the cover looks good and protects well. It feels nice to the touch, is not bulky, and the fact that it turns my Kindle on and off when the cover is opened/closed is very convenient. I have accidentally dropped my Kindle a couple of times and the cover protected it completely. I am very pleased with this purchase.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Beautiful protected leather case

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    Astro14
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    Bought this for granddaughter for her graduation and she is going to love it. Perfect for her kindle price as always at Best Buy the best prices around. I did a lot of reviews tonight because everything I get I get from Best Buy. This is only one of the merchandise i bought I never have any complaints about your accessories or anything else I get from you. Happy as always . Our granddaughter is going to be so happy with everything we got for her from Best Buy she is all set with everything she needs for college. Cannot wait till she sees everything even the I pad air. Best prices like I said around no one compares to your prices u r the best.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Worth It

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    BryonB
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    While it is a bit pricey for my liking, I have decided that I'm happy I bought it. It gives the Paperwhite a closer book feel, and makes it easier to hold in your hand. I really like that it automatically puts the Paperwhite to sleep when you close it and wakes it when you open it (I never remembered to turn the screen off on my own). I actually like the interior texture better than the exterior, but I'm not much of a pleather guy. It's higher quality fake leather than with the Note 2, but it still doesn't feel close to real leather. Disappointing only considering the relatively steep price. But it's better than the alternatives and really does do the job well.

    I would recommend this to a friend