In addition to introducing new products like MacBook and iOS 6 in 2012 WWDC event, Apple also introduced a new version of the iPad protective cover. Its name is iPad Smart Case a reformer of Smart Cover.
The difference from Smart Cover is Smart Case protects almost all parts of the iPad. The iPad back casing now also covered by iPad Smart Case, not like the Smart Cover that only protects the screen of iPad.
Smart Case which is made from polyurethane material already on sale at Apple’s website for $49. While the Smart Cover is also still on sale for $39.
Smart Case can be used for iPad 2, and new iPad.