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Otter Box Defender Series Case for iPad 2nd, 3rd, 4th Gen (Black)

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Product Highlights
  • High-Impact Inner Polycarbonate Shell
  • Built-in Foam Interior
  • Silicone Skin
  • Textured Exterior
  • Built-in Screen Protector
  • Access to All Features & Functions
  • Complete Port Protection Blocks Dust
  • Front Cover Doubles as a Stand
  • Magnets Activate Sleep Mode
  • Landscape or Portrait Viewing

The black Defender Series Case for iPad 2nd, 3rd, 4th Gen from Otter Box is designed to provide ultimate protection for your iPad or while you're on-the-go. The case is made of a high-impact inner polycarbonate shell that includes a built-in foam interior to afford shock absorption and protect the back from scratches. The silicone skin absorbs impact from bumps and shocks while the textured exterior allows you to get a good grip on the case. The built-in screen protector prevents scratches, smudges and fingerprints on the touch screen.

The case allows access to all features and functions, so you can enjoy unhindered use of your tablet. There's complete port access that protects the unit from dust, dirt and other contaminants. The integrated shield stand acts as a protective cover on the front or the back and doubles as a stand for typing or viewing. Magnets on the shield stand activate the device's sleep mode when the cover is snapped on the front of the screen. The shield stand also allows for viewing in landscape and portrait mode.

Features
  • Built-in screen protector prevents scratches; smudges and fingerprints wash off the surface easily
  • Durable silicone outer layer absorbs bumps and shock
  • Two inner layer polycarbonate pieces snap together to provide solid impact protection
  • Memory foam pads cradle the iPad inside the case for added shock protection
  • Shield stand supports viewing in portrait or landscape mode and accommodates a natural typing angle
  • Integrated shield stand fits on both front and back of the case
  • Complete port protection from dust and debris
Material
  • Clear protective membrane on touch screen
  • High-quality polycarbonate shell
  • Durable silicone skin
Magnets in shield initiate device sleep mode when on and awaken device when removed - conserves battery power and protects screen when not in use
Highly portable - even between books in a backpack
Charging port door accommodates most 3rd party accessories
Easy installation and removal
Compatibility
iPad 2nd, 3rd, 4th Gen
Compatibility iPad 2nd, 3rd, 4th Gen
Not compatible with 1st Gen Apple iPad
Material Clear protective membrane on touch screen
High-quality polycarbonate shell
Durable silicone skin
Type of Closure Snaps on
Dimensions 9.90 x 7.73 x 0.72" (251.47 x 196.64 x 18.36 mm) (case only)
10.26 x 8.08 x 1.14" (260.55 x 205.13 x 18.36 mm) (case with stand)
Weight 15.84 oz (449.06 g)
Otter Box Defender Series Case for iPad 2nd, 3rd, 4th Gen (Black)
  • 1-Year Warranty
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    Otter BoxDefender Series Case for iPad 2nd, 3rd, 4th Gen (Black)
     
    4.8

    (based on 18 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (15)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (3)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 1 Stars

       

      (0)

    100%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Good protection (13)
    • Clip on easily (10)
    • Lightweight (4)
    • Durable (3)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Travel (10)
      • Everyday use (8)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Practical (7), Business professional (5), Gearhead (3), Parent (3)
        • Primary use:
        • Personal (8), Business (6)
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No (13)

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      5.0

      Great case, minor annoyance.

      By Ari

      from New York

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Otter Box Defender Series Case for iPad 2nd, 3rd, 4th Gen (Black):

      I love this case. It works great and fits snuggly. The only problem I have is the viewing angle of the stand is a little further than I like. However that is a personal thing so I'm still giving this product five stars.

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      4.0

      Solid iPad Case

      By Ron

      from Brooklyn, NY

      About Me High-End Shopper, Practical

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Good Protection
      • Rugged

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Heavy Duty Protection

        Comments about Otter Box Defender Series Case for iPad 2nd, 3rd, 4th Gen (Black):

        I put the case on my daughter's iPad and it is resisting falls and bumps very well. Hence the high rating. The only downside is that she is not using all the components because it can get a bit bulky... Not a big deal for us...

        • Primary use:
        • Personal
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        5.0

        A Must Have Accessory for Your iPad

        By ernieo

        from San Leandro, CA

        About Me High-End Shopper, Practical

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Comfortable Strap
        • Good Protection
        • Rugged
        • Weatherproof

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Commuting
          • Heavy Duty Protection
          • School
          • Travel

          Comments about Otter Box Defender Series Case for iPad 2nd, 3rd, 4th Gen (Black):

          We work in construction and with a large amount of iPad purchases, the last thing we wanted to content with was the device dropping in any form or fashion. The Defender Series Case protects us from that type of worry.

          • Primary use:
          • Business
          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          5.0

          Bulletproof iPad Protection

          By NikonCatholic.com

          from Chicago

          About Me Frequent Traveler

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Durable
          • Lightweight

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Otter Box Defender Series Case for iPad 2nd, 3rd, 4th Gen (Black):

              Man, this thing is expensive. But you get what you pay for. And what you're paying for is a nearly bulletproof suit of armor for your pricey iPad 2. Fit and finish tolerances are razor sharp close. Screen protector is awesome. Excellent stand and cover assembly.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • Yes

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              5.0

              Just what I wanted

              By Kerry

              from Baltimore, MD

              About Me Practical

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Durable
              • Easy Controls
              • Solid build

              Cons

              • A Bit Bulky

              Best Uses

              • Perfect For Kids

              Comments about Otter Box Defender Series Case for iPad 2nd, 3rd, 4th Gen (Black):

              Bought this for my grandson, who inherited my iPad 2 when I upgraded. Perfect for any child who uses the iPad--a small price to pay to protect an expensive piece of equipment. Though he handles the iPad with reasonable care, the Defender minimizes the chance of damage. Unlike some iPad cases for kids, which may be more be more eye catching, the Defender does not remove or interfere with any function of the iPad. No need to take the iPad out of the case to charge, adjust volume, or to use any other feature. The Defender wins hands down for function.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

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              5.0

              Great product

              By Rigid Steele

              from Tuscaloosa, AL

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Clip On Easily
              • Good Protection

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Everyday Use
                • Travel

                Comments about Otter Box Defender Series Case for iPad 2nd, 3rd, 4th Gen (Black):

                I travel with work every weekend. With this Otter Box I can toss it in my backpack and not worry about it. It adds a bit of bulk to the iPad but if you want it protected, then that is the trade off.

                • Primary use:
                • Personal
                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

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                5.0

                Travel Protection

                By Tabby

                from Laguna Niguel, CA

                About Me Traveler

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Clip On Easily
                • Good Protection

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Travel

                  Comments about Otter Box Defender Series Case for iPad 2nd, 3rd, 4th Gen (Black):

                  Purchased for trip to Africa, It does weigh more than I expected but it make up for it in durability. A two year old snatched it off my seat in the airport and tossed it. Not even a ding or scratch. Great Purchase bought one for my daughters iPad.

                  • Primary use:
                  • Personal
                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

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                  5.0

                  Great product, I will buy again!

                  By GB

                  from Colorado

                  About Me Business Professional, Practical

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Clip On Easily
                  • Good Protection

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Everyday Use
                    • Travel

                    Comments about Otter Box Defender Series Case for iPad 2nd, 3rd, 4th Gen (Black):

                    The Otter case for the iPad is great. I use my iPad for car sales and I have all of our car inventory on my iPad and with the Otter case I feel comfortable taking it out on the lot knowing it is protected from bumps or being dropped ..I think I made a good investment!

                    • Primary use:
                    • Business
                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • Yes

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                    5.0

                    Great case!

                    By Jamesacoker

                    from South Carolina

                    About Me Gearhead, Student

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Clip On Easily
                    • Good Protection
                    • Lightweight
                    • Peace of mind
                    • Perfect stand angles

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Everyday Use

                      Comments about Otter Box Defender Series Case for iPad 2nd, 3rd, 4th Gen (Black):

                      I bought this case of course to protect my iPad but I also got a great stand in the process. Before I was using Apple's Smart Cover and it worked for a while but it started falling apart so I figured it was time to replace it. I ordered the OB Defender case and chose free shipping, it said I could expect the product in approximately 8 days... It arrived in 5 so that made me very happy. It was a little funny to get open but at least I know my case won't be falling off so that's hardly worth mentioning. I got my iPad ready, put it in the back side of the shell, it fit perfect. Put the screen side over and it fit perfectly, there was no wasting hours trying, but failing, to put on a screen cover. It fit perfect and aligned perfect. The silicone shell fit great and feels great to hold. It added a bit of bulk to the iPad but it actually makes it easier to hold and I'm not as worried about holding it one handed any more.
                      The plastic screen protector works great and the 3 levels of the stand are at just the right angles everything from typing to watching videos and doing FaceTime. It does a great job of keeping the screen safe as well.

                      • Primary use:
                      • Personal
                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No

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                      4.0

                      Tough Case!

                      By Fight Soap Combat

                      from East Coast

                      About Me Business Professional

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Clip On Easily
                      • Good Protection
                      • Not overly bulky

                      Cons

                      • Not completely sealed

                      Best Uses

                      • Everyday Use
                      • Running
                      • Travel

                      Comments about Otter Box Defender Series Case for iPad 2nd, 3rd, 4th Gen (Black):

                      We use the product at our company called Fight Soap, which makes bath and body care products for people like MMA fighters. The case protects our new iPad very well in rough sports environments, the outdoors, and when we use it at the labs amidst all the chemicals. It does add a lot of bulk and weight to the iPad but it's a small price to pay for peace of mind and protection. The stand acts as a great protective shell for the screen during transport, which is a feature the other cases do not have. It's a great product and we've had great experiences with otterbox customer service with our iPhone cases.Only wish of ours would be a seal for the speakers. This is the only visible unprotected area once the case is on. This can be great for damp or even wet environments. The Griffin case has this sort of seal as we've compared when we were at the NY store.

                      • Primary use:
                      • Business
                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No

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                      5.0

                      Like putting your iPad in a Hummer

                      By Stressed Out Mom

                      from Tampa, Fl

                      About Me Business Professional, Parent

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Clip On Easily
                      • Comfortable to hold
                      • Easy to install
                      • Great screen protection
                      • Lightweight
                      • Multi position stand
                      • Sleek not bulky

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Everyday Use
                        • School
                        • Travel

                        Comments about Otter Box Defender Series Case for iPad 2nd, 3rd, 4th Gen (Black):

                        My dauther's high school is moving to iPads this year and a durable cover is mandatory to receive her iPad. This one looked the best online and did not disappoint in person. I have no fear of damage if dropped down the stairs or on the terrazzo floors. Total protection - uber tough - and she picked it out!!!!

                        • Primary use:
                        • Personal
                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • No

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                        5.0

                        Defender is what it is!

                        By Willow

                        from Washington dc

                        About Me Business Professional, Parent, Practical

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Clip On Easily
                        • Good Protection

                        Cons

                        • Bulky

                        Best Uses

                        • Everyday Use
                        • Travel

                        Comments about Otter Box Defender Series Case for iPad 2nd, 3rd, 4th Gen (Black):

                        I have yet to have a problem with Otterbox cases. The defender case for the IPad is great although it makes my IPad a bit heavy. This is something I can live with knowing my $650 device is proctected. Great deal from B&H for the case it is about 20 more at [@]

                        • Primary use:
                        • Personal
                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • No

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                        5.0

                        Must Have Product for Schools

                        By MAC IT Guy

                        from Pittsburgh, PA

                        About Me Business Professional, Gearhead, IT Director, Practical

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Clip On Easily
                        • Good Protection
                        • Lightweight

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Everyday Use
                          • Excellent for Educators
                          • Travel

                          Comments about Otter Box Defender Series Case for iPad 2nd, 3rd, 4th Gen (Black):

                          We deployed an iPad lab in our Kindergarten and 1st Grade classrooms this year each with an iPad2 Defender Series Case by OtterBox. The Defender Case provides exceptional protection from the everyday stress of use by 5 and 6 year old students as well as big kids and adults alike. The case is durable and provides the grip and comfortable feel inherently missing from the ipad. We love it!

                          • Primary use:
                          • Business
                          • Was this a gift?:
                          • No

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                          5.0

                          B&H Rocks

                          By notown2naptown

                          from Louisville, KY

                          About Me Gearhead, Parent, Practical

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Good Protection

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Travel

                            Comments about Otter Box Defender Series Case for iPad 2nd, 3rd, 4th Gen (Black):

                            This case is perfect. Strong feeling sleek feeling stand/ hard cover is great. B&H had the best price!

                            • Primary use:
                            • Personal
                            • Was this a gift?:
                            • No

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                            5.0

                            Best iPad case

                            By Grandma the tech person

                            from Ohio

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Clip On Easily
                            • Good Protection

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Everyday Use

                              Comments about Otter Box Defender Series Case for iPad 2nd, 3rd, 4th Gen (Black):

                              I wanted to make sure the case I bought was going to protect the iPad from breakage as well as scratches! This does both. Can't beat the price and the service from B and H. We buy from B and H whenever they have a product that we need. We have always been treated well and have always received good advice on purchases. Salespeople are knowledgable and courteous!

                              • Primary use:
                              • Personal
                              • Was this a gift?:
                              • No

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                              5.0

                              Excellent Case

                              By Rick

                              from Pasadena, CA

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Good Protection

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                  Comments about Otter Box Defender Series Case for iPad 2nd, 3rd, 4th Gen (Black):

                                  Case fit perfect on the iPad3. A bit difficult to get the poly case open at first but it all assembled just right. Have used other Otterbox products and again this one does not disappoint. Reaction on screen is a bit delayed because of the screen protector when using stylus but worth it for the protection the case offers.

                                  • Primary use:
                                  • Business

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                                  5.0

                                  Much improved

                                  By pwa471

                                  from Dallas, TX

                                  About Me AV rental

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Clip On Easily
                                  • Good Protection

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                      Comments about Otter Box Defender Series Case for iPad 2nd, 3rd, 4th Gen (Black):

                                      I had gotten the same case 2 months earlier for an ipad2 and it was ok. This one for ipad2 and 3 was improved with a screen cover, better fitting rubber cover and access ports that stayed closed. Much improved.

                                      • Primary use:
                                      • Business
                                      • Was this a gift?:
                                      • No

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                                      4.0

                                      Super tough

                                      By Long Laurie

                                      from Loveland, CO

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Pros

                                      • Durable
                                      • Easy to Use

                                      Cons

                                      • Bulky/Heavy

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Anywhere
                                      • Home or Business
                                      • Travel

                                      Comments about Otter Box Defender Series Case for iPad 2nd, 3rd, 4th Gen (Black):

                                      Used this in the field for archaeological recording and it's quite good. I am hard on all of my equipment as I am climbing boulders and working in hard environs. When I dropped the iPad, and the case protected it just fine (it bounced). Very pleased with this product and feel confident my iPad is secure when its in weather. It is a little heavy, but it protects.

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