When I bought my Kindle Fire, I automatically purchased the Marware Lightweight case that was shown on the page with my Kindle Fire. At that time the leather cases were not available, and I didn’t want to have the tablet without a case. The leather case that I bought for my regular Kindle has saved my device many times.
Of course, I immediately put the case on the Kindle Fire, and I have to admit, it looks and feels great! The case is charcoal gray, has a rigid rear cover and foldable front cover. It also has a little strap on the back that folds over the front to keep the screen covered when you’re not using the Kindle Fire.
Since I watch a lot of streaming video on my Kindle Fire, though, the one area that I count as a distinct shortfall is the ability to prop the display up on the lightweight case…for me, it just doesn’t work well, and the Kindle Fire is unstable when propped up this way.
The back of the case seems to strain, and I suspect that it will not last near as long as the new leather cases that have recently been released.
Honestly, I guess that I was just spoiled by the quality of the leather case that I bought for my original Kindle…hence, I will most likely upgrade the case to the leather case that has now been released for the Kindle Fire.