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    Hands-on with the Twelve South BookBook for iPhone 6 Plus

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    Twelve South has released its iconic BookBook for the iPhone 6 Plus (US$59.99), and if you're looking for something to replace your thin protective case, your stand case, and your wallet, you've come to the right place. Check out the review, then enter for a chance to win a beautiful vintage brown BookBook for your iPhone 6 Plus.

    Specifications

    • Dimensions: 6.3 x 3.34 x .79 inches (160 x 85 x 20 mm)
    • Weight: 3.2 ounces (91 grams)
    • Materials: Leather, polycarbonate (for removable shell case)

    Design

    All of the members of the BookBook line from Twelve South look like ... books. Not just any books, though - they resemble those old leatherbound tomes that were on the shelf in that one dusty corner of the university library. The covers are beautiful vintage brown or black leather, while the spine of the BookBook is red and black with gold embellishments.

    Inside the case you'll find a distressed leather wallet with an ID slot, four credit card slots, and a big pocket for cash and receipts. It's probably the first time any manufacturer has actually made an iPhone wallet case that can really replace your old wallet!

    Twelve South BookBook for iPhone 6 Plus

    The surprise is the thin polycarbonate protective shell that the iPhone 6 Plus slides into. Once it's inside the shell, you just slide the entire assembly onto some plastic pins inside the BookBook and it's held securely in place. If you decide the entire BookBook is too big for your current purposes - say, sliding the phone into your skinny jeans - you can pop the shell and iPhone out of the leather structure.

    That shell and the "pins" also make it possible for the BookBook for iPhone 6 Plus (and the iPhone 6 version as well) to do something no other iPhone BookBook has done before - act as a hands-free viewing stand.

    Twelve South BookBook case for iPhone 6 Plus

    The design for the new BookBook for iPhone 6 Plus is not only just as beautiful as before, but adds much more practicality to the case.

    Functionality

    The Twelve South BookBook for iPhone 6 Plus has it all: good looks, protection, a built-in stand, and a capacious wallet. There's no need to say much more than that, other than at $60 it's a bargain.

    Conclusion

    While the BookBook for iPhone 6 Plus might not be for everyone - I mean, it IS hard to put the whole ball of wax into a single pants pocket - it's perfect for the person who carries a purse, briefcase or computer bag. Between the timeless design and the ability to use the BookBook as a wallet, stand, and protective case, this case is a winner.

    Rating: 4 stars out of 4 stars possible

    Giveaway

    As much as I drooled over this case (not literally, OK?), it's not for me as I really need an iPhone 6 Plus case that I can stick into my pants pocket all the time. So one of you lucky devils out there is going to get a beautiful vintage brown BookBook for iPhone 6 Plus. I envy you. Here are the rules for the giveaway:

    • Open to legal US residents of the 50 United States, the District of Columbia and Canada (excluding Quebec) who are 18 and older.
    • To enter, fill out the form below completely and click or tap the Submit button.
    • The entry must be made before December 20, 2014 11:59PM Eastern Standard Time.
    • You may enter only once.
    • One winner will be selected in a random drawing and will receive a Twelve South BookBook for iPhone 6 Plus valued at $59.99.
    • Click Here for complete Official Rules.

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