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Check out the Portenzo Alano leather case for your Nexus 10
I've been through several cases for a variety of tablets - Kindles, Androids and the Nexus 10, but when I saw the Portenzo Alano I thought - wow, now that's a jacket for a serious tablet.
The Alana is a custom design tablet case made from South American leather for the Nexus 10, with a camera hole, magnetic on/off latch and an added internal wooden protective frame. It has an elastic strap you can use to keep it closed.
It can include a stand, and offers a personalized engraving option plus a stylus pen option. There are eight optional designs you can choose from, I selected the Portenzo old world map style. Not an easy choice either, there were several I really liked.
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The tablet fits snugly inside where a maple wooden frame helps protect it. The question always is does it really protect from a fall? Well sorry to tell you that I had no intention of just dropping my Nexus to test this protection.
However, as luck and fate would have it, twice it was dropped, once on a wooden floor, once on carpet. Both falls were about 4 feet, and in both instances the Nexus was fine (whew!). And just in case you think falling on carpet won't hurt a tablet, I had a unprotected 9 inch android tab fall off a table in a restaurant onto carpet and yes, the display cracked severely.
After having used the Alano for 90 days without a problem, I can now give it my full endorsement. It works, it protects and yes it looks really, really nice! The automatic magnetic sleep/wake feature in the cover is a very nice feature. When placed on your desk, boardroom table or on a bookshelf its speaks quality. Pricy for sure, but if you want a case equal to the quality and style of your Nexus 10, this is one well worth looking into. Rated 5 Stars
Lou Wallace is the founder and CEO of Digital Media Online. During his career he has been publisher and Editor-in-Chief of numerious publications in the digital media market.