The folks at Cooper Cases are apparently quite proud of this tablet folio case: After all, it’s described as both “Infinite” and “Universal” in its lofty name. And in a few aspects, Cooper’s pride may be justified. Unfortunately, too many generic features (including the look) detract from the overall product.
Paul Frank Themed Apple iPad/10" Tablet Sleeve with Handles in Black Rows
Fans of Paul Frank designs and/or funny monkeys are surely already sold on this 10” tablet case with handles. For just a few dollars more than the10” no-frills tablet sleeve of similar design, Apple iPad and other 10” tablet users can enjoy a quality lightweight carrier with tough handles, a big extra pocket for accessories and that distinctive look.
- Water resistant exterior
- Soft plush inner lining
- Strong zippers
- Outer pocket for cables
- Difficult to clean
- Unsophisticated design
Beyond the line of children’s books, Paul Frank Industries have been cranking out a number of quality tablet cases. For this 10” tablet case, the Frank folks monkeyed around with their basic 10” sleeve design just enough to satisfy users of the iPad and like-sized tablets. While keeping the nice soft exterior (and of course that one-of-a-kind animal mascot) of the sleeve, some nice heavy-duty handles have been added as well as an extremely useful zippered exterior pocket.
All in all, the Paul Frank-themed 10” tablet case with handles may just make a monkey out of users – and that’s a good thing.
- Neoprene sleeve with Velcro locking handles for 10" tablets including Apple iPad 1, iPad 2, iPad 3
- Striking Paul Frank design. Includes outer pocket with zipper for accessories
- Water resistant neoprene exterior, soft plush inner lining
- Dual zippers with Paul Frank branded rubber caps by YKK
- Also fits Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1, Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1, Motorola Xoom, Motorola Xoom 2
This sleeve gets bonus points each for the dual-handle feature and expansive pocket (complete with heavy-duty zipper for fastening), which is suitable for most smaller accessories and needed items.
The Paul Frank-themed 10” case won’t defend the tablet against heavy drops, but does an admirable job protecting the screen against everyday problems like dings and scratches. Some good water resistance is shown as well.
Nice tough-yet-soft neoprene synthetics make up the Paul Frank tablet case and the whole thing is bordered by excellent stitching. Also of note are the long-lasting zippers for fastening and the decent padded interior lining.
Considering this is a designer name with an ultimately distinctive franchise-name look, the price tag of around $20 makes this a steal for fans and the young-at-heart. As they say, if you pay peanuts, you get monkeys – in this case, the Paul Frank monkey logo!
Owners of the iPad and other 10” tablet PCs, like the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1, who are Paul Frank fans need look no further for their best-case scenario. In general, for kids and travelers, this is a great (and fun) lightweight solution for toting around the tablet.