iPad Air Smart Cover Thin, minimal design. The lightweight, durable Smart Cover protects your iPad Air screen without covering up its aluminum back. So your iPad still looks and feels like an iPad — just with a little extra protection. Polyurethane design. The Smart Cover is made of polyurethane and comes in seven bright colors. It also features a soft, color-matched microfiber lining that helps keep your display clean. Magnetic connection. A hinge magnetically aligns the Smart Cover with iPad Air for a perfect fit, while magnets inside help it stay put. Keyboard stand. The Smart Cover does double duty as a keyboard stand. Fold it back to tilt iPad Air into a comfortable writing position. Wake on open. Sleep on close. Open the Smart Cover, and iPad Air magically wakes up. Close it, and iPad Air automatically goes to sleep. FaceTime and movie stand. The Smart Cover folds in just the right places to become the perfect FaceTime and movie-watching stand.