IPEVO’s Typi Folio Case & Keyboard for iPad is First-rate

| Quick Look Review

The Typi Folio Case for iPad 2 and 3 is a thing of beauty and practical as all get out (or if you are from the British Isles, it is practical as all billyo).

Typi Folio Case

The high quality craftsmanship includes handcrafted leather, felt, fine finish stitching and a choice of colors. It comes with a built-in QWERTY Bluetooth keyboard with raised keys and a built-in stand.

Color options

The keyboard rests on felt and is held in place by magnets. There is an wrist rest included. The keyboard can be removed completely or it can be removed and used outside the case as shown in this image. All one has to do to remove it is just lift it.

Example of removeable keyboard

There is a front flap that holds the case closed and when holding both an iPad 3 and the keyboard, the case measures about 1.25 inches thick.

A look at the width

There is a built-in stand on the back that fastens with a snap when not in use.

Using the Product

The iPad is surrounded on all four sides when inserted in the case. One side has a turn-under flap that is held in place with Velcro. While the iPad is held firmly in place, it is easy enough to insert and remove it. All the appropriate openings are in place for ports and cameras. The Bluetooth connection only took a couple of minutes to set up.

The keyboard is small, of course, but the raised keys help, and I like that hotkeys and F keys are included. I touch type very fast and I had no trouble with accuracy. I do, however, like using the keyboard separated from the case because I can get it as close as I want.

 

Keyboard

The flap that holds the case closed does so with magnets.

Front fastener

The stand on the back remains closed by way of a snap when not in use.

Back stand fastener

When you are using the stand you will find that the front fastening flap will get in the way, falling forward over your screen and since it is made of leather, you can’t just push it aside. 

 

Front flap can be bothersome

But, IPEVO has addressed this issue, taking advantage of the built-in magnet that works with the front of the case. All you have to do is flip the leather flap to the back and it will attach magnetically to the back stand, staying completely out of the way until you are ready for it again.

 

Front flap secured

Do I recommend it?

I do.  This is a classy product, well designed and well made with options to meet the needs of many.

Product: Typi Folio Case

Company: IPEVO

List Price: US$79.99

Pros:

Well crafted, well designed case for iPad 2 or 3 that includes keyboard. Good price for this kind of product.

Cons:

None noted.

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Comments

geoduck

$79.99?
Including the keyboard?
Wow, I’ve seen cases not this nice that didn’t have a keyboard that cost this much or more.

Nancy Gravley

$79.99?
Including the keyboard?
Wow, I?ve seen cases not this nice that didn?t have a keyboard that cost this much or more.

I agree.  Great price for what you get.  I’m impressed with what I have seen so far from this company.

iJack

Are you impressed as all billyo?

Nancy Gravley

Are you impressed as all billyo?

I am.  My son-in-law from England said I should be.

iJack

You know Nancy, I lived in England for 20 years (both my of my sons were born and reached adulthood there), but the only time I heard the expression was in some old movie from the 1940s, and it was a period piece. 

I think your son-in-law was pulling your leg a bit.  What?

Nancy Gravley

I think your son-in-law was pulling your leg a bit.? What?

It wouldn’t be the first time.  No more homemade chicken pie for him!

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