The iPad Smart Cover is a thin, durable cover that protects the screen of the iPad 2. The iPad Smart Cover uses magnets to connect to iPad 2 and align for a perfect fit. It can also fold into a stand for typing, viewing movies, and making FaceTime video calls. Opening and closing the Smart Cover will wake and sleep iPad 2 and the microfiber lining inside helps keep the device's screen clean.
It is important to know that you should always pick up your iPad 2 by grasping the device itself—not the Smart Cover. To avoid the Smart Cover separating from the iPad and causing the iPad to drop, do not try to pick up the iPad 2 by the Smart Cover alone, because the magnets are not designed to withstand that type of force.
The iPad Smart Cover is designed to work only with iPad 2, not the original iPad.