it is important to "do it with style." If you are the type of person
that wants to make a statement with the case you use for your Visor, look
no further than Handspring's Premier
line of cases. Each case is similar in design, with the only differences
being the type of material that it uses and their weight. The Handspring
Wilderness Nubuck case is a high quality leather case for fashionable people
who like brown tones.
The Wilderness Nubuck case is dark
tan & dark brown and uses a snap to open and close the case.
The Handspring logo is embossed
on the inside bottom of the case. Inside the case, there is a slot
for ticket stubs or a little cash and a slot for the stylus.
I am not sure why there is a slot for the stylus, as it is still
accessible from the Visor silo. It would be a good place though for
Twin Point pen for those who need to carry a pen/stylus.
The Visor is held in place by what
is essentially the hard cover sewn into the right side of the case.
The Visor snaps in and is held very tightly by this "reverse cover."
Almost all of the Handspring cases
use this technique to hold the Visor in place. I think this is a
really innovative way to hold the Visor, as it allows you to take the Visor
out of the case quickly for synching but holds it in place without velcro
like some other cases do.
Wilderness Nubuck case does a good job of covering the front and back of
the Visor. The top, right, and bottom sides of the Visor, however,
are exposed. I think the Visor would be ok in a small drop, but falling
on a corner could be a problem; on the other hand, this isn't the type
of case that you buy solely for the purpose of security.
The nubuck leather is similar to
velvet in that you can make "patterns" by rubbing your finger across the
dark brown part of the case. This doesn't detract from the overall
look, and is easily fixed by rubbing in a different direction on the case.
Aesthetically speaking, this is a very nice looking case (my wife said
"Oooooh" when she saw it). The dark brown tones are very stylish,
and the leather smells great. This is the kind of case that would
look great in any corporate setting.