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Portenzo is Offering 10% Off New Nexus 7 Cases With This Coupon

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I would imagine that if you picked up a new Nexus 7 over the last few days, that you are in the market for a new case. Since the design of the device has changed, you probably already figured out that the case from your old Nexus 7 is not going to work with the 2013 model. And since we told you not to buy the flimsy, rubber mess that is the official Travel Cover, we figured we should probably give you another quality option to replace it. In the past, we have been huge fans of Portenzo’s bookcases, even if they carry prices on the higher end of the case spectrum. But with a 10% off promo running until tomorrow night at midnight, this is your chance to jump into one for cheaper than usual. 

Last year, we looked at the Alano case (pictured above), which is the high-end single-sheet of leather bookcase, along with the standard bookcases for the original Nexus 7. These cases are all hand made, using hand sanded woods, hand-distressed leather that has been imported from South America (for the Alano), and come with more customizable options than you’ll find on most cases. If you want quality, Portenzo is a case maker you should consider.

The current product time is running about 14 days, with shipping happening around August 9. Portenzo cases range in price from $35 up to well over $100.

Use coupon code NEWNEX at checkout to receive 10% off your order.

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Via:  Portenzo

Cheers Daniel!

  • Intellectua1

    They need to make this case for the Galaxy Note Series and the Sony Xperia Z Ultra. I asked and they said it’s possible if they get enough requests for it.. Kinda pissed me off cause I was only asking about making a custom case for me not everyone else..

  • Ian

    DL giveaway?

  • n11

    Good lord I’m still waiting on the 32GB variant, seems like no one in Canada has’em :/

  • mustbepbs

    I had a Portenzo Book Case for my old Nexus 7. I paid about 50 bucks for it (seems their prices have gone up) and it was an excellent case.

    HOWEVER!

    Definitely way too much money for me beyond the first time. They’re really, really, really nice sturdy cases, but..

  • http://wwww.minecraftchannel.net/ Minecraft

    Hum. 10% can tell a lot from this number.

  • ThomasDalla

    Have a look at NoReve for decent leather cases.

  • TylerChappell

    There’s only two people that would be foolish enough to buy this. Morons, and people with $130 burning a whole in their pocket.

    • Ian

      two types of people*

  • PBDiggins

    I bit the bullet last night and ordered the Portenzo book case which ended up being $75 after the Intellistand and shipping. Definitely an indulgent, luxury purchase but if it protects my tablet/investment and the quality matches the price then I’ll keep it. If not, I can return it since I didn’t get engraving or anything. Also ordered 2 of the $1 Moko cases (1 for me, 1 for my niece). Figured why not? If that case really gets the job done I can return the Portenzo (but prob won’t) and if I don’t like the Moko I only wasted $1 on mine.

  • mark simis

    I’ll stick with my 10 dollar cases I get off Amazon

  • Tay

    What is the name of the style in the picture above?

  • Daniel J. Peters
    • Detonation

      It was 1 cent for a while too. There’s tons of em on Amazon right now, different brands but all appear to be the same thing. All look cheap and bulky to me.

  • http://transcendingturmoil.tumblr.com/ gaajiwaaih

    I have the “book case” from Portenzo on my original N7. Honestly worth every penny at about $60. People are absolutely blown away by it (they assume it is a book). If you are looking for something professional looking with great protection, can’t recommend it enough.

    • DainLaguna

      clearly you MUST be a hipster.

      how dare you spend a tad of dough for something high quality!

  • DainLaguna

    ugh some of these comments. i gather that this is what fuels the ‘android users are cheap!’ stigma.

    look guys, its basic reading comprehension. alot goes into this particular case. there are plenty of cheaper portenzos and treegloos….and plenty of cases on amazon and ebay that are JUST as expensive.

    just because some of us want a nicer case to protect our devices doesnt mean that we arent practical; we just want a nicer case. i see no wrong or ‘hipster’ in that, whatever the f that even means.

    • BenderBendingRodriguez0101001

      Te pareces como un hipster.

      • DainLaguna

        quizas lo soy, pero tengo el derecho de gastar lo que quiero para proteger mis cosas no?

        • Bi0nic

          Estamos en un sitio Americano. English please!

          • DainLaguna

            hey i can play both angles at will. ¡android es internacional!

        • BenderBendingRodriguez0101001

          Pues si pero ese dinero esta mas mejor gastado en un corte de pelo y hairspray :P

          • EC8CH

            Come on boys. We don’t want any trouble in here. Not in any language

          • Bi0nic

            Droid Life draws an international crowd :)

          • DainLaguna

            wow….who downvoted this? probably someone only willing to shell out 5 bucks on a case ;-)

          • Bi0nic

            It’s common with me. They see a ‘Bionic’ post and automatically it’s a downvote. LOL

          • DainLaguna

            have an upvote muchacho

          • Bi0nic

            muchisimas gracias compa!

          • Godzilla

            considering your history, yes

          • DainLaguna

            true. my real life hair-do stagnates with whatever my profile pic is set at.

      • Eric

        jajajaja. Que culero eres.

  • hal sandick

    you guys can be serious, $130??!!?

  • Terrance Steiner

    I just ordered a case for my brand new first gen Nexus 7 (just got one for free at a conference) and they let me use the NEWNEX coupon. You can use this on other cases as well.

  • Ian

    Will be picking one of these up for my 24kt gold-plated nexus 7 /sarc

  • Sankyou

    It’s gold plated too. I’m in for 2.

  • Tony Byatt

    $230 or $270 tablet, then a $127 case? smh…No thanks…

  • Joshua Bailey

    Got moko cases for the new Nexus for ¢1 each today on Amazon. Sweet deal.

  • Guest

    Kellex – Don’t you know that most of your readers are cheap? That being said, the $35 HardBack case looks nice. And it has a magnet for on/off.

    • Futbolrunner

      You mean, practical.

  • Mario

    LooL! The case is almost more expensive than the tablet itself.. these guys are out of their minds..

    • Jason Downing

      It’s actually only half the price, but I see where you’re going.

  • htowngtr

    Hoe-Lee-Shat… $130? Are you crazy?

    • http://www.droid-life.com Kellex B

      Well they have some for like half that price, I was just pricing one out. :P

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      It’s Ho Lee Fuk and Wi Tu Lo

      • EC8CH

        Ho Lee Fuk

        Dat Tu Hi

        • NIGHTSCOUT

          LMAO! Comment of the day right der!

        • Stnkycheezman

          130? Sum Ting Wong

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    • Guest

      a la verga!

  • Jeff Helget

    May I be the first to point out that the excellent case Poetic makes for the old Nexus 7 is coming for the new Nexus 7 and it’s only $5.95? http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00E5NOXM4/ref=ox_ya_os_product

    • http://www.droid-life.com Kellex B

      Ooh, that’s awesome news. I have this case for my Nexus 10 and love it.

      • Jeff Helget

        Loved it on my first-gen Nexus 7, especially for that price. You better believe I ordered one of these today.

      • CasperTFG

        Another N10 lover. Giddy up. I got the $85 red leather noreve case. Love it.

    • Ian Smith

      thank you

      • Jeff Helget

        The one I had on my first-gen Nexus 7 was excellent. Good quality, didn’t add much to the footprint of the device, and kept the tablet looking like new. Plus I think when I got it it was like $12. Can’t beat that.

    • XvierX

      If it’s anything like the one they made for the first gen N7, it will be perfect. Sucks that it’s not going to be available for nearly another month.

    • EC8CH

      100X more practical & 1000X less hipster.

      I also liked this Moko case for the 1st gen N7:

      http://www.amazon.com/MoKo-Slim-fit-Google-Android-Tablet/dp/B008FLYROG

      Same case was made by many different companies, but the Moko one didn’t have any branding on it, so it wins. Hopefully they come out with one for the gen 2.

      • DainLaguna

        moko means booger in spanish. whats so hipster about having a nice case???

        • EC8CH

          Paying 5 times as much for a less functional case so that your new tablet can look like an old book.

          and boogers are cool.

          • DainLaguna

            did you miss the part where they arent, like, all $130?

          • EC8CH

            Yeah… except the one up there ^ that looks like an old book does, like, cost $130.

          • DainLaguna

            point is you dont have to spend THAT much to get a decent case, but that point is just beyond some folks apparently.

          • EC8CH

            Yeah… i pretty much made that exact point… right before you started talking about boogers.

          • DainLaguna

            but nor do you have to settle for amazon specials. i value my devices more than that, but thats just me personally. there is a happy middle to a 5-10 case and one nearing 150.

            i went through several cheap amazon cases before deciding it wouldnt kill me to invest in something a bit nicer.

          • EC8CH

            sure $50.. $60 for a case, but at $130 you’d basically have to sell your 1st gen N7 to pay for the case for your 2nd gen N7. At some point the cost for the sake of appearance puts you squarely in hippsterville.

          • DainLaguna

            well thats where i disagree. im not worrying about what the cost of my accessories makes me look like….why does that make me or anyone else a hipster? im an average joe who wants to protect my stuff…that shouldnt bother anyone, or illicit judgement. thats literally the stupidest thing ever.

          • EC8CH

            Y So touchy? Embrace your hipsterness. Make it your own.