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Smith Quote Cover in Walnut

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

26 out of 26 people found this review helpful.

This is a terrific cover.

I simply had to offer a counterpoint to the (at this time) only other review of this cover. I can be rather picky at times, but I own this cover and cannot see any of the faults that @mockturtleCG mentions. In fact, I can find no faults at all with this cover. When I pu...
I simply had to offer a counterpoint to the (at this time) only other review of this cover. I can be rather picky at times, but I own this cover and cannot see any of the faults that @mockturtleCG mentions. In fact, I can find no faults at all with this cover. When I purchased my N2E, I knew I wanted a cover and I knew I wanted one that was leather. I went to my local B&N and looked at all the leather N2E covers. I have never felt such God-awful leather. Every single leather cover felt more like cheap construction paper than real leather -- B&N definitely isn't splurging on quality leather for their covers. Then I picked up this Smith cover on a whim. It's very nice, and caused my determination to have genuine leather vanish instantly. The synthetic material is very soft and rather sumptuous. You'd be hard pressed to tell this isn't genuine leather (I have a very pricy leather Coach planner in walnut and,in terms of look and feel they are very close -- the major difference being that my Coach planner was about $800 more). It's not "card boardy" at all, far from it. I know what good leather feels like it and this a truly excellent imitation. Yes, the clips that hold the device are plastic, but no they will not cause the N2E to "pop right out" if dropped. I know this from experience. I fell asleep one evening with my N2E and awoke to find that it had fallen off my very high (39 inches tall) bed and straight onto a hardwood floor. Guess what? My N2E was still snug in the cover and completely undamaged. That's sturdy enough for me. And, yes, you can (as with all N2E covers) turn the N2E power button on through the cover -- there is a place on the cover directly above the power button that allows this when pushed. But, believe me, it takes some pressure to actually turn the device on or off this way. There is simply no way some clothes or a few papers on top of the N2E would be able to do it. It's kind of silly to think that they could. In all, this is truly a nice cover for your N2E. Like I said earlier, I can be rather picky and I'm completely satisfied.

posted by Noncomposmentes on July 11, 2011

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Most Helpful Critical Review

4 out of 17 people found this review helpful.

Didn't like it

I purchased this cover about 3 weeks ago and I wish I hadn't. It is not made out of real leather, but some synthetic leather that is not as good. It doesn't have the nice feel of real leather and it shows oil spots from your finger tips. The cover has a very stiff, card...
I purchased this cover about 3 weeks ago and I wish I hadn't. It is not made out of real leather, but some synthetic leather that is not as good. It doesn't have the nice feel of real leather and it shows oil spots from your finger tips. The cover has a very stiff, card boardy feel to it. I just is not very good. I ended up replacing it with a Bristol cover which I like much better. So I ended up paying for 2 covers. Don't make the mistake I did. Buy yourself a good cover to begin with so that you don't end up paying for two. I should also mention that all of the Nook covers, including the Bristol one that I like, have two flaws. All of the covers use a cheap plastic clip to hold the Nook in place. If you ever drop the Nook, it will pop right out of the cover. If you're like me, the main reason you're buying the cover is to protect the Nook in case you drop it, so that plastic clip is just crap. The other problem is that the cover presses on the on/off button on the front of the Nook. If you pack the Nook in luggage, or in a brief case, the cover will constantly be pressing on the on/off button, draining the battery. As far as I can tell, all of the Nook covers have these same two problems.

posted by mockturtleCG on July 9, 2011

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  • Posted January 3, 2012

    Disappointing

    Perhaps I would feel otherwise had I not owned an original NOOK with a DILLANE Plaid leather cover. While this cover does not purport to be leather, it has a synthetic feel and odor that isn't pleasant. But my biggest complaint is that it is described as having "a generous vertical pocket, plus a pair of small business card pockets". The business card pockets are too small for standard business cards; the Dillane cover had the same description but the pockets were the correct size.

    Why then did I not just buy a DILLANE Plaid cover for the Simple Touch? Because, as so often happens, the best products are discontinued and we, the consumer, have no idea why.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted March 26, 2014

    Wish the cover had some type of latch to keep it closed

    Wish the cover had some type of latch to keep it closed

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    Posted June 20, 2011

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