Top critical review
September 19, 2017
The overall appearance is great - feels good and sturdy, hold my tablet nicely. The keyboard keys feel solid. Magnets are strong. (tho there is no magnet to hold the closure strap to the back like the manual states, so I just tuck it in between the tablet and the case to keep it from hanging in front of the screen)
On the less good: the "dark purple" is more of an ox-blood red.
On the negative, It doesn't stay paired effectively if you close it down and open it back up, or if the tablet goes to sleep. It will still be listed as paired on the tablet's bluetooth list, but it won't respond to typing. Every single time I go to use it, I have to unpair it and re-pair it to my tablet, along with typing in the code for pairing, in order for it to work. I find that a bit of a hassle when every other bluetooth appliance I have remains instantly useable after any length of dis-use...
So, I am on the fence as to whether I like this case or not. Returning it and shopping for another similar item seems even more of a hassle than going thru the motions of pairing it each time I use it. (tho' I am a little heartbroken that the purple wasn't as purple as the picture.) Maybe a software update will someday eventually fix the pairing problem...?....?