Logitech has released a new $150 folio-style keyboard case for the iPad, featuring a fabric or leather skin that comes in a range of bright colors including red, black, blue, and yellow.

Specifically for the Logitech FabricSkin Keyboard Folio, we developed the industry's first tablet keyboard that's fused directly into its interior fabric. Through integrating the keyboard with its bold interior fabric, it creates a cohesive look and protects your iPad with the added benefit of a comfortable keyboard when you need it.

logitechfabricskinThe folio case, which offers complete protection for the iPad, utilizes a magnetic stand to hold the tablet in place when typing or watching videos. A magnetic clasp keeps the case closed when the keyboard is not in use and both the interior and the exterior feature a liquid repellant coating.


Because the keyboard is integrated directly into the fabric, the entire case is thin, with a depth of just 20mm. Logitech's FabricSkin Keyboard Folio can be preordered for $150.

Top Rated Comments

b.inazawa-fan Avatar
142 months ago
More expensive than the Surface Touch Cover. You know you're overpriced when Microsoft's Surface line has something cheaper.
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rmwebs Avatar
142 months ago
Logitech's FabricSkin Keyboard Folio can be preordered for $150.

I'm sure it can, but you'd have to be batcrap crazy to pay that for it unless you've got disposable income.
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Sasha-1 Avatar
142 months ago
Looks like a Surface Touch Cover to me

Not only does this look like a Microsoft Surface Touch Cover, it even makes the iPad look like a Surface by hiding it in the jacket of the cover itself. I had to pause it a few times because image did not have the familiar shape if the iPad and I wasn't at all sure I was even looking at an iPad at all.
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GoCubsGo Avatar
142 months ago
The price point is ridiculous. I don't see this selling well but then again, Vaja cases are even more expensive and people love those. I know I'm comparing apples and oranges there.
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Mr. Gates Avatar
142 months ago
This cover costs as much as a Nexus 7 !

And many other tablets.

And it's not even a real keyboard.

You gotta be crazy to get this
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BC2009 Avatar
142 months ago
The price doesn't seem unreasonable for those who want both a case and a keyboard for their iPad. I don't own an iPad though and even if I did, I wouldn't want or need a case or a keyboard.

I own an iPad 4 and Logitech Ultrathin Keyboard Cover. I do not recommend a keyboard cover or case to most people unless they really absolutely need one. I got the Ultrathin because it can be easily detached and left in my iPad envelope carrying case while I use my iPad. This is because I use the iPad without the keyboard over 90% of the time. The only reason to have the keyboard is when I am working on my book so the on-screen keyboard does not take screen real estate (i.e.: I can see more of the text that I typed and scroll less).

Because of this, I find any keyboard that does not easily get out of the way of the iPad being tablet to be useless. This one from Logitech looks like it almost folds well behind the back, but it looks awkward. Also, the price of this case is way too high at $150.

For most people I recommend an iPad with AppleCare+ warranty and a smart cover to prevent screen scratches. If you must get a case, get a thin one that covers the back and edges and is smart-cover compatible. If you must have a keyboard (e.g.: for long-form writing) then the Logitech Ultrathin Keyboard Cover + DodoCase BookBack + Smart Cover actually work well together. You can still fit a Smart Cover under the Ultrathin so you can have the screen protected while leaving the keyboard in a neoprene or leather sleeve.

I highly recommend a neoprene or leather sleeve as a carrying case for the iPad. You can still get the leather ones that Verizon sold with the iPad 1 on Amazon for under $10. They include a pouch for carrying the Verizon MiFi, but that pouch can be used to carry a microfiber cloth and/or a stylus as well.

Finally, do NOT buy Apple's Smart Case. We bought one for my wife's grandpa, and while he was satisfied, the thing did not fit very snugly on the iPad and I found it completely frustrating.
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