When Apple debuted the new 12-inch MacBook earlier this year, it was initially a bit hard to find gear and accessories that were a perfect fit. The majority of Apple’s recent laptops have been 11, 13, or 15-inch affairs, so the 12-inch MacBook line wasn’t a natural fit for most of the existing accessories on the market. With the passing of time, however, a number of cool MacBook cases and covers have hit stores. If you want to protect your new 12-inch MacBook, here are some nice protective options.
1. i-Blason Hard Shell Protective MacBook Case
This translucent MacBook case protects your investment, while also adding a nice pop of color to your device. Color options include pink, blue, gold, mint green, clear, and black. The gold option looks great with the gold MacBook, as does the black. Since the new MacBook line lacks a built-in fan, you’ll definitely appreciate that the bottom piece of this case is perforated and has little feet on the bottom, to improve air circulation.
2. E.T. Pocket New Macbook Leather Case
This leather-like MacBook case combines the protection of a hard case with the style of fine leather. Color options include sky blue, dark blue, brown, black, and pink. This is a nice MacBook case option for people who are tired of cases that feel like plastic.
Price: $18.99 (17 percent off MSRP)
3. Snugg MacBook 12-Inch Leather Sleeve With Lifetime Guarantee
While some people prefer a hard, snap-on case, there are plenty of other people who prefer a slipcase. This case is available in 10 different colors. This leather sleeve from Snugg has some thoughtful design touches, including a dip for easy charger access and a handy slot for stashing your business card. A larger external pocket is ideal for carrying papers or files.
Price: $29.99 and up, depending on color selected (63 percent off MSRP)
4. Inateck Soft Touch Hard Shell Case For 12-Inch Apple MacBook
This hard plastic case is covered with a rubberized coating, which creates a smooth yet grippy rubberized texture. Two lines of vents on the back cover give your MacBook great ventilation, which is very important for a MacBook that has no internal fan. Rubberized feet keep your MacBook stable on any surface. The case is also easy to remove in a hurry.
Price: $16.99 (54 percent off MSRP)
5. GMYLE Printed Hard Case For the New Macbook
Bored with cases that are all one color? This cool MacBook case has a print design, which makes it more eye-catching than other models out there. There are three marble patterns in this series, as well as a cool swirled paint pattern. This white marble pattern is currently the only 12-inch compatible model, but remains the ideal case choice for people who want a case that stands out.
Price: $15.98 (24 percent off MSRP)
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