I looked at other options that struck me as similar to the standeasy, but were already available. Got this today:
Excellent price. Some pictures, first, how much space it took inside the box:
Yes, that was the only thing in the box, other than packing paper!
Next, the envelope holding the stand, placed on my SmartStand with the nano-stand in front for comparison:
Next, showing the back of the stand. The part that sets the angle snaps into place. At the bottom, you can see the small part that sticks out a little bit towards the opposite side which holds the bottom of your device. It doesn't seem to snap in, though if put inside a wallet or something, it will press down pretty flat. This, btw, is an area I worry about long term. I had to flex it outward to fit the device in it and I wonder if that flexing will eventually cause it to break. Of course, you aso have the flexing of two other parts any time you get it out of your wallet or wherever you keep it. Otoh, it doesn't cost much to replace!
Next is the front side. Again, you can see the part at the bottom which needs bending out to fit your device.
Finally, holding my iPad Pro 9.7". Seems stable enough to me. Don't know how a 12+ inch size would work though. I didn't get this until after I got back from the Apple store: