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By milanche, Senior Member on 21st February 2014, 10:17 AM
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So today I've got this nice surprise in my mailbox, wasn't expecting it so soon since I've ordered it a week ago and the case was shipped from Hon Kong to Europe (Slovenia).

It's a ROCK Texture Series Book Case for Note 10.1 2014. I've ordered it on eBay, pretty nice deal with a 23 price tag and free shipping.

The case is what I've expected, leather style, is slim and looks elegant. Feels good and nice to hold it. It has no magnets - after reading many reports on magnets interfering with digitizer and pen, I've decided to go with elastic band.

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25th February 2014, 06:54 AM |#2  
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I'm using it at color brown. It's amazing cover.
25th February 2014, 09:16 AM |#3  
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How's the weight? I've bought 3 different covers, and they all pack more weight then the original samsung cover.

Can the elastic band double as a form of handstrap?

does the wake/sleep / daynote work with this cover?


BTW is this the same one?

http://www.casesinthebox.com/rock-te...ey_p15245.html

Note that in the description it says " Support intelligent magnetic sleeping & awakening function. "
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25th February 2014, 08:16 PM |#4  
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I don't have the original Samsung case, so I can't compare regarding weight. To me it doesn't feel like it adds some notable weight to the tablet.

Elastic is indeed usable as a handstrap, to help you cary the tablet around safer.

Yes, it's the same cover as on your link and as it says it supports wake/sleep function.

Br.

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26th February 2014, 02:22 AM |#5  
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There is a case with a hand strap, forgot which one, and i didnt have a clue how this was supposed to work, the strap seemed misplaced.
I am using the Tucano Youngster universal case for my 7" tablet. By putting the sling attached to the zipper over your thumb, you can safely hold the tablet one-handed in portrait and landscape mode. With the 10 version i finally got for the Note, only portrait works, or you have giant hands.
The best Note specific case seemed to be the hard to find Rock Excel, but w/o strap or sling, which is important to me.
28th February 2014, 08:51 AM |#6  
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this is the same one , right?

http://www.ebay.com/itm/221327528995...84.m1497.l2649
1st March 2014, 12:36 AM |#7  
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The Excel has a magnetic lock and no strap. Furthermore, it covers the usb port when closed. While basically sturdy, micro usb ports are sensitive to unwanted stuff inside(Which is difficult to see & even harder to remove) . Might block or damage it during insertion of the plug. And there's no alternative charging option on the note, like a charge jack or wireless charging.
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The Excel has a magnetic lock and no strap. Furthermore, it covers the usb port when closed. While basically sturdy, micro usb ports are sensitive to unwanted stuff inside(Which is difficult to see & even harder to remove) . Might block or damage it during insertion of the plug. And there's no alternative charging option on the note, like a charge jack or wireless charging.

Is this the one?
4th March 2014, 12:34 PM |#9  
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Originally Posted by milanche

Is this the one?

LOL, forgot to c/p link: http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Note10-1-2...item417934bd3f
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