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Lightweight sleeve cover for home use?

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18th March 2014, 02:02 PM   |  #1  
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I currently have a Poetic Slimline case for my Nexus 10 (with hard back and magnetic cover), but it makes the tablet quite heavy to hold when I'm using it as an e-reader. Since it very rarely leaves the house I'm now looking for a lightweight sleeve which I can slip it into when I'm not using it - preferably a simple, soft sleeve with no zip. It's just to give it a small amount of protection from things being placed on top of it when it's lying on the table or sofa. Can anyone recommend anything? (in the UK)
25th March 2014, 04:53 AM   |  #2  
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I had a moko slim when I owned my nexus 10 for a short period of time. I loved it AND it was cheap. I dont know how hard it is to get across the pond but I believe dodocase makes a classy looking leather sleeve thats slightly padded. Only bad thing is it's pretty expensive ($65 US).
25th March 2014, 11:39 AM   |  #3  
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Originally Posted by cxhb

I had a moko slim when I owned my nexus 10 for a short period of time. I loved it AND it was cheap. I dont know how hard it is to get across the pond but I believe dodocase makes a classy looking leather sleeve thats slightly padded. Only bad thing is it's pretty expensive ($65 US).

Thanks for the reply. The moko slim looks pretty similar to the poetic slimline case that I already have - it adds alot of bulk to the tablet. Unfortunately the $65 price tag for a dodocase rules it out - I'd personally never spend 20% of the price of the tablet on a case!
25th March 2014, 04:21 PM   |  #4  
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Lol agreed. At 20% the cost of the tablet its an awfully steep price... Check amazon for faux leather sleeves. I want to say I've seen some for mega cheap. Or maybe the Google play store still has the official cover- that would be nice because it integrates into that peel off back panel by the camera and barely adds any weight. But then it only protects the screen...

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27th March 2014, 10:01 PM   |  #5  
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I know you didn't want a zip but this is what I am using. Gives some protection when not in use but no extra weight when using the tablet.

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/10-1-Neopr...item19e25489bf

Works great.
27th March 2014, 11:35 PM   |  #6  
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Originally Posted by ColinB63

I know you didn't want a zip but this is what I am using. Gives some protection when not in use but no extra weight when using the tablet.

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/10-1-Neopr...item19e25489bf

Works great.

Thanks for the suggestion. I usually leave the tablet on charge when it's not in use, which is the main reason for not wanting a zip as it would get in the way. I know I could leave it unzipped, but it would just be simpler to find a sleeve that the tablet slides into from the top. Like a large sock, I suppose.
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