Logitech Ultrathin Bluetooth Keyboard Cover – Love it! – The “Other half of your iPad”
Ok people I am a Logitech keyboard fan now. I haven’t had one by Logitech in a while, so this combo keyboard and protective cover is a welcome addition. Its timing is great. Each time I removed it from being a cover, to using it as the keyboard, folks would ask me if it was the Microsoft Surface. Maybe it is the snapping sound of the magnetic clip, and it does come in other colors, but regardless, this generated quite a bit of interest.
This iPad cover fits 2nd and 3rd generation iPads, and comes in Black, White, and Red. It measures 7.47” x 9.5” x .39”, and weighs .78lbs. It comes with a USB for charging, instructions of course, and a cleaning cloth. The keyboard is constructed of a plastic keyboard with “membrane scissor” type keys. The keyboard has shortcut/function buttons that match your iOS shortcuts, such as cut, copy, paste, undo, etc.
Most of the weight comes from the aluminum backing of course, but perfectly matches the iPad backing. You can even have a laser engraved message on the cover for personalization. When the cover is on, the aluminum looks sleek and uniform. When you remove the cover, it snaps into the cover as an easel stand and keyboard. When you put the cover back in place, it snaps on easily using the magnetic clip that is built for the iPad. Pairing via Bluetooth was very easy, and it maintains connection for quick use.
Overall, I love it! The keys are a good size and comfortable, so the keyboard is very easy to type on. The convertibility from cover to keyboard stand is very straightforward. You can place the iPad in either direction depending on your preference, but it only locks in place with cover in one direction. The only addition I would make would be a battery level indicator. By the specs, the battery will last up to 6 months, with average of 2 hours use per day. I don’t use the keyboard as much as that, and it hasn’t died on me in 2 weeks. So I am not sure how often I will be charging it just yet. It retails for $99.99 and I would definitely recommend it!.