Modern 10 Best Hard Shell Laptop Case In 2022

When shopping for the hard shell laptop case, you’re looking for a reliable one that’s effective across a wide array of your purpose. Wouldn’t it be convenient to spend less time worrying about the quality of your products if there were such a product? We thought so. We spent hours researching every product in the market and have developed a shortlist of the best hard shell laptop case.

We analyzed dozens of options to help you find the best one, put them through their prices, and researched for the best quality, useability, reliability, and functionality. We also wanted to ensure each hard shell laptop case offered a user-friendly experience. We look at the top product along with important pros, cons, and noteworthy features that you should be aware of before making a purchase. Keep reading our hard shell laptop case reviews to learn more. And if you’re unsure that a hard shell laptop case is what you need, start with our hard shell laptop case buying guide.

Top 10 Best   hard shell laptop case: Editor’s Choice

Top 10 Best hard shell laptop case Reviews for This Year

We took the time to select a wide range of hard shell laptop case to compare. Then to objectively compare each, we rate them across some important metrics. Knowing what’s important to you, consider which sets are best to help you determine exactly what you’re looking for. To ensure excellent recommendations for your purchase, we subjected each to the same analysis; we then compared them objectively. Metrics we used in our research include:

  • Quality
  • Design
  • Features
  • Durability
  • Price
  • Value
  • Versatility
  • Ease of use
  • Functionality
  • Performance
  • Size
  • Weight
  • Warranty policy
  • Customer service, and more.

We aim to conduct the most thorough, comprehensive, and objective reviews.

1. IBENZER Compatible with 2022 2021 2020 MacBook Air 13 inch case M1 A2337 A2179 A1932, Hard Shell Case&Keyboard Cover&Screen Film for Mac Air 13 with Touch ID, Clear, AT13CL+2

Features :

  • ⚠️【Check your Model】 – ONLY for MacBook Air 13 inch Case 2022 2021 2020 2019 2018 Release with Touch ID (Models: M1 A2337 A2179 A1932) MVFH2LL/A, MVFM2LL/A, MVFK2LL/A, MVFJ2LL/A, MVFN2LL/A, MVFL2LL/A, MREE2LL/A, MREC2LL/A, MRE82LL/A, MREA2LL/A, MREF2LL/A, MRE92LL/A
  • ❌【Not Fit】 – This case is NOT compatible with 2022 M2 MacBook Air 13 Inch (The latest Model: A2681) and Older MacBook Air 13 Released BEFORE 2018 (Models: A1466/A1369). Please kindly check the model number at the bottom of your laptop(A****)
  • ✅【Easy Installation & Removal – Compatible with MacBook Air 13.3 Case】 – Our protective case has micro clips that securely fastens to your laptop, and snaps off with easy when needed.
  • ⚠️【Attention】 – NO LOGO Cut Out design, transparency is different from color to color.
  • ✅【Bulk Order】-We ship directly from New York. Usually, any orders can be delivered within 2-6 business days in the US depending on locations. You are always welcome to reach us at IBENZER customer service.

Additional Info :

Color Clear
Item Dimensions
Height 0.6
Width 8.5
Length 12

2. FINPAC Hard Laptop Sleeve Case for MacBook Pro M1 14-inch 2021, 13” MacBook Air M2 2022-2018, 13.3” MacBook Pro M2 2022-2016, Waterproof Case for Dell XPS 13, Surface Laptop, HP, Acer (Black)

Features :

  • 【Wide Compatibility】Internal Dimension: 13.19 x 9.25 x 0.79 inches, compatible with 13.6″ MacBook Air M2 A2681 (2022), 13.3″ MacBook Air M1 A2337 A2179 A1932 (2021-2018), 13.3″ MacBook Pro M2 M1/A2338 A2251 A2289 A2159 A1989 A1706 A1708 (2022-2016), MacBook Pro M1X 14″ A2442 (2021), 12.9” iPad Pro 5th/4th/3rd Gen (2018-2021), Surface Laptop 3/2, Dell Inspiron 13/XPS 13, and other Dell/HP/Samsung/Acer/Toshiba/Tablets up to 13″.
  • 【Shockproof Laptop Sleeve】FINPAC 13-inch MacBook Air/Pro sleeve is consists of a semi-hard EVA shell with anti-scratching polyester to protect your laptops from external shock, scratches, dust and bumps.
  • 【Superior Protective Sleeve】This laptop sleeve equips with 5mm thick paddings, provides your computer/tablet with 360° all-around protection, premium & durable YKK zippers for secure and long-lasting usage.
  • 【Water-resistant Laptop Case】The outer fabric of the laptop carrying case is made from 1600D High-Density Polyester, which provides better water-repellency and wear-resistance than normal nylon.
  • 【13 inch Laptop Sleeve】External Dimension: 13.58 x 9.46 x 1.38 inches, this computer laptop bag perfectly fits for 13″ laptops and beneath. Ideal for business, school and travel. You can take it on the go with a hand strap for security, or just slide it into your briefcases, backpacks or luggage.

Additional Info :

Color Black
Item Dimensions
Height 1.3779527545
Width 10.236220462
Length 13.779527545

3. Protective Laptop Case: 13 – 13.3 Inch Computer Carrying Sleeve for 2018 New MacBook Air, Pro, Microsoft Surface or Chromebook – Padded, Waterproof and Shockproof Hard Lap Top Cover Cases – Black

Features :

  • MULTI COMPATIBLE: Case fits 2018 New MacBook Air 13-inch with Touch ID and Retina Display (Model: A1932), Surface 1 & 2, Chrome Book, Mac Book Pro 13inch, 13.3 Air or Pro | 13″ 2018 New MacBook Pro with Touch Bar (Model: A1706 A1708 A1989) | Apple iPad Pro 12.9″ | 13″ Dell XPS & more
  • SHOCKPROOF PROTECTOR: Hard shell provides shock resistance from drops, collisions & other impacts
  • WATER & DUST PROOF: Our covers repel water & keep out dust so expensive electronics are protected
  • INTERNAL SLEEVES: Carry your laptop, mouse, notepad & other accessories in their own organized pouch
  • COMPLETE SECURITY: Slim carrier case offers 360 degree 4-layer protection with secure zipper closure

Additional Info :

Color Black
Item Dimensions
Height 1.42
Width 10.04
Length 13.98
Weight 1.3

4. Smatree Hard Shell Carrying Case Compatible for 12-14 inch MacBook Pro 2021/13.3-13.6inch MacBook Air 2022-2018/12.9 inch iPad Pro/Surface Pro 8/X/7, Laptop and Tablet Shoulder Bag (Black)

Features :

  • COMPATIBLE WITH – Sleeve Case designed fit for 12-13.3 inch Macbook Air A1932/ A2179/ M1 A2337, Macbook Pro 2021/2020/2019/2018/2017 A1706 A1708 A1989 A2159 A2251 A2289 M1 A2338,11-12.9 inch iPad Pro with Magic Keyboard and Smart Keyboard Folio; Other laptop models: For ASUS Chromebook Flip C302 C434, ZenBook 13, Dell Inspiron 13 7000, Google Pixelbook Go, Samsung galaxy book flex 13.3, Microsoft Surface Laptop 4/3/2/1. Portable for business trip, travelling and home storage.
  • EXCELLENT PROTECTION – The exterior is made of high quality hard material.Don’t worry about splashing water or rain,and will keep your Macbook from shocking and collision, more durable and long-term protection.
  • INTERIOR SOFT POUCH – Interior pouch and separated compartment keep laptop & accessories from scratches and more organized, more convenient and neat.
  • PORTABLE – Hard protective laptop case Bag for Macbook, Apple Magic Mouse 2, power adapter,Apple pencil and more.With carrying handle and adjustable detachable shoulder strap. Can be easily carried.
  • TRENDY STYLE – Smatree messenger bag is perfect for office, work, school and travel, a great gift for yourself, boyfriend, husband and family on Christmas Day, Father’s Day, Valentines’ Day and New Year.

Additional Info :

Color Black
Item Dimensions
Height 2.6
Width 10
Length 13.7

5. SITHON Hard Shell Laptop Sleeve Case for MacBook Pro 15.4″ 2016-2019, Surface Laptop/Book 15 Inch, HP Pavilion 15, Razer Blade 15 Inch, Shock Absorption Protective Computer Cover Carrying Bag, Black

Features :

  • 【Compatible Devices】Please double check the size before the purchase !!! Compatible with 15.4-inch MacBook Pro (2016-2019), 15-inch Surface Laptop 4/3/2/1, 15-inch Surface Book 3/2/1, Dell XPS 9500, Dell 14″ Latitude 3350, LG Gram 15.6 inch, HP ENVY x360 2-in-1 15.6 inch, MSI GS65 2018, Razer Blade 15 (2018 -2021), and most other 15-15.4 inches laptops.
  • 【Shock Absorption & Anti-Slip】Soft thick padding lining and hard shell EVA provides shock resistance from bumps, scratches or other impacts, fully protected. The exterior surface is textured to ensure an easy grip at all times, prevent drops.
  • 【Anti-Scratch & Durable】Made of tear-resistant material and durable YKK zipper, prevent your valued electronics from getting scratches, offers superior protection.
  • 【Convenient】Freely 90-180 degree opening, help you fast and quick to put your laptop into and out of the sleeve. Perfect for daily use on travel, school, office and business trip.
  • 【15 inch Laptop Sleeve】This laptop sleeve is slim profile, easy to carry, you can take it on-the-go, or just slide into your briefcase, backpack or any other bigger bag; Ideal for business, school and travel.

6. Smatree 17inch Hard Shell Laptop Case Only for Dell Insprion 7000 17inch, 2022 Dell Inspiron 7000 2-in-1 17″Case, HP 17inch Laptop Sleeve, LG Gram 17Z90P Laptop 17inch Sleeve Case

Features :

  • 【Compatibility】This laptop hard case compatible with Dell Insprion 7000 17inch/HP 17-inch Laptop .There are straps on both sides, allowing you to use your 17inch laptop when open the case anytime, anywhere.
  • 【360 Degree Protection】Compared with other soft laptop sleeve, 17inch laptop case designed with One-step molding process, provide 360 degree protection for your Dell Insprion 7000 17inch , tripled anti-collision than others. Heavy duty bag made of 600d EVA nylon for long lasting use.
  • 【Slim 17inch Laptop Sleeve】Nicely padded and slim, it fits comfortably in a larger laptop bag, backpack or suitcase.
  • 【Portable】Keep your laptops from dust and scratching, convenient to carry around and feel secure to take your dell notebook outside.
  • 【Size】 Internal Dimensions:15.6 x 9.96 x 0.78 inches(39.8cm x 25.3cm x 2cm) (L x W x H); Kindly Note: Please check your device dimensions against the case internal dimensions to ensure preferred fit. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us via email, we will try our best to help you.

Additional Info :

Color Black
Item Dimensions
Height 1.4566929119
Width 12.204724397
Length 16.7322834475
Weight 0.64

7. MOSISO Compatible with MacBook Air 13 inch Case 2022, 2021-2018 Release A2337 M1 A2179 A1932 Retina Display Touch ID, Plastic Hard Shell&Keyboard Cover&Screen Protector&Storage Bag, Gray

Features :

  • Designed ONLY to be compatible with MacBook Air 13 inch with Retina Display and Touch ID 2022 2021 2020 2019 2018 Release (Models: A2337 M1 A2179, A1932 – MGN63LL/A, MGND3LL/A, MGN93LL/A, MGN73LL/A, MGNE3LL/A, MGNA3LL/A, MWTJ2LL/A, MVH22LL/A, MWTL2LL/A, MWTK2LL/A, MVH52LL/A, MVH42LL/A, MVFH2LL/A, MVFM2LL/A, MVFK2LL/A, MVFJ2LL/A, MVFN2LL/A, MVFL2LL/A, MRE82LL/A, MREE2LL/A, MREA2LL/A, MRE92LL/A, MREF2LL/A, MREC2LL/A). WARNING: This case is NOT compatible with other model laptops.
  • Please kindly check the model number “Axxxx” on the back of the laptop before your purchase, make sure you choose the exact same model number as the listing title stated “A2337” or “A2179” or “A1932”.
  • NO Cut Out design, transparency is different from color to color. Fully vented for safe heat disbursement, fully access to all buttons and features. Totally removable, easy to put on and take off that can protect your laptop from scrapes and scratches.
  • Case dimension: 12 x 8.5 x 0.62 inch, compatible with MacBook Air 13 inch with Retina Display & Touch ID with dimension: 11.97 x 8.36 x 0.61 inch (2022 2021 2020 2019 2018 Released).
  • Including 2 matching color keyboard covers (one compatible with MacBook Air 13 inch 2020 2021 2022 release model A2337 M1 A2179 and another compatible with MacBook Air 13 inch 2018 2019 release model A1932) & 1 screen protector to protect your keyboard & screen against spills. The small storage bag keeps mouse and earphone well-organized. 1 year warranty on case, keyboard cover.

Additional Info :

Color Gray
Item Dimensions
Height 0.6299212592
Width 8.5039369992
Length 12.0078740035

8. MOSISO Compatible with MacBook Air 13 inch Case 2022 2021 2020 2019 2018 Release A2337 M1 A2179 A1932 Retina Display, Plastic Hard Shell&Bag&Keyboard Skin&Webcam Cover&Screen Protector, Midnight Green

Features :

  • Designed ONLY to be compatible with MacBook Air 13 inch with Retina Display and Touch ID 2022 2021 2020 2019 2018 Release (Models: A2337 M1 A2179, A1932 – MGN63LL/A, MGND3LL/A, MGN93LL/A, MGN73LL/A, MGNE3LL/A, MGNA3LL/A, MWTJ2LL/A, MVH22LL/A, MWTL2LL/A, MWTK2LL/A, MVH52LL/A, MVH42LL/A, MVFH2LL/A, MVFM2LL/A, MVFK2LL/A, MVFJ2LL/A, MVFN2LL/A, MVFL2LL/A, MRE82LL/A, MREE2LL/A, MREA2LL/A, MRE92LL/A, MREF2LL/A, MREC2LL/A). WARNING: This case is NOT compatible with other model laptops.
  • Please kindly check the model number “Axxxx” on the back of the laptop before your purchase, make sure you choose the exact same model number as the listing title stated “A2337” or “A2179” or “A1932”. Case Dimension: 12 x 8.5 x 0.62 inch, compatible with MacBook Air 13 inch with Retina Display & Touch ID dimension: 11.97 x 8.36 x 0.61 inch. NO Cut Out design, transparency is different from color to color.
  • The 360 degree protective shockproof laptop sleeve with handle carrying bag internal dimension: 12.6 x 0.79 x 8.66 inches (L x W x H); external dimension: 13.19 x 0.79 x 9.25 inches (L x W x H). The front side pocket dimension: 10.8 x 6.5 inches (L x W). Made of polyester material, protect your laptop against accidental spills. Slim and lightweight, does not bulk your device up and can easily slide into your briefcase, backpack or other bag. Ideal for business, school or travel.
  • The ultra slim webcam cover sticker is perfect and convenient to provide privacy security and peace of mind to individuals, families, groups, companies, organizations and governments, it will not add any thickness and weight to the device. Cover your webcam when not in use and prevent web hackers from spying on your life.
  • Including 2 matching color keyboard covers (one compatible with MacBook Air 13 inch 2022 2021 2020 release model A2337 M1 A2179 and another compatible with MacBook Air 13 inch 2019 2018 release model A1932) & 1 screen protector to protect your laptop keyboard & screen against spills. 1 year warranty on bag, case, privacy webcam cover slide and keyboard cover.

Additional Info :

Color Midnight Green

9. tomtoc Slim Hard Case for 13-inch MacBook Air 2022-2018 M2/A2681 M1/A2337, MacBook Pro 13 2022-2016 M2/A2686 M1/A2338, Organized Protective Shoulder Bag with Tablet Pocket for Up to 11 iPad Air/Pro

Features :

  • Working on the Fly: For any commuter or student, working on the fly at any time from anywhere is pretty much the norm, and to help them to handle their work anywhere, we launched this Eva hard shell bag – a minimalist and ergonomic laptop bag that you can work directly out of
  • Large Capacity Eva Laptop Shoulder Bag: It features a main compartment for your laptop, a large inside pocket for folders, tablets, documents, and 2 outside pockets for the power adapter, charger, etc. Keep everything you need neat and organized
  • Ultra-slim & Easy to Carry: Slim, compact and lightweight design laptop case with a fully-adjustable, detachable shoulder strap and double grab reinforced handles, enable you to carry it as a slim shoulder bag, a carrying briefcase, or a sleeve in your backpack or suitcase
  • Double Protection Laptop Case: Durable water-repellent EVA hard shell exterior prevents external deformation, knocks, and bumps; While the soft fleece interior protects your device from scratch, And the built-in secure belt with a magic strap can keep your laptop in place
  • Warranty & Compatibility: You can get a 12-month worry-free warranty, friendly and timely customer support, and a hard case perfectly fits 13-inch MacBook Air 2022-2018 (M2/A2681, M1/A2337, A2179, A1932) |13-inch MacBook Pro 2022-2016 (M2/A2686, M1/A2338, A2251, A2289, A2159, A1989, A1706, A1708); Laptop Compartment Dimension: 11.97″ x 8.46″

Additional Info :

Color Gray-13-inch
Item Dimensions
Height 1.5
Width 9.8
Length 13.2
Weight 0.04125

10. iPearl mCover Hard Shell CASE Only compatible for 15.6″ Dell XPS 15 9550/9560 / Precision 5510 / 5520 Series (Released After Sept. 2015 and before May 2020) Laptop Computer (Clear)

Features :

  • Made of USA-made high-quality translucent DOW polycarbonate material, which is shatter-proof and will protect your 15.6″(diagonal) Dell XPS 15 9550 series laptop computer all around
  • Designed to fit the 15.6-inch Dell XPS 15 9550 series laptop perfectly
  • Designed to protect ALL corners for Dell XPS 15 9550 series laptop computer
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  • 2-piece light-weight (12 oz or 340 g) shell easily snaps on and off

Additional Info :

Color Clear
Item Dimensions
Height 0.8
Width 9.4
Length 14.2
Weight 0.75

Buying Guide of hard shell laptop case: Aspects to Consider

Buying a product is a big decision; you should always ensure you’re buying the right one. To help you out, we’ve put together this guide to help you find the right hard shell laptop case. Researching the product before buying is always a good idea. This will help you know if it’s worth spending your hard-earned money on or not. Check out reviews on different websites like Amazon to see what other people say about the product and if they recommend it or not.

If you are planning to buy an hard shell laptop case, it is important to consider these aspects.

  • The first thing you need to check before buying a hard shell laptop case is the material used for making it. Ensure that the material used for making your hard shell laptop case is good quality and strong enough to withstand rough usage.
  • Next would be checking out different features that come along with each product; this way, you can determine which ones might suit you.
  • Checking the durability of your hard shell laptop case will help you know how long this will last. A good quality hard shell laptop case should last more than others, depending on how much and how often you use it.
  • Determine whether the brand of your hard shell laptop case matters or not. If yes, ensure that your hard shell laptop case brand is well known for producing high-quality products without any faults.
  • You should also check out the user’s review. This will help you know how good the product is and how it has helped them in their daily lives.
  • The warranty period is another important factor that should not be ignored. You will find many types of products available with different warranty periods. So, choose wisely!

Here are a few more aspects to consider when buying:

Features

Before buying any hard shell laptop case, you must check its features. The features of each product set them apart from one another. Some products may have more features, but this doesn’t necessarily mean they’re better than other products without these same features. When looking at different hard shell laptop case, it’s important to make sure they have some of the same features or similar benefits. If a specific brand or model doesn’t have a feature you want or need, then chances are another model will be available with this feature included. The more features a product has, its price tag may also be higher.

Quality

Quality is everything when it comes to buying the best hard shell laptop case. If you buy something cheaply made, it may not last very long or break within the first few uses. This is why it’s important to ensure that the hard shell laptop case you choose has good quality materials and construction to last for a long time without breaking down or wearing out quickly.

Material

The material used in the making hard shell laptop case should be durable and long-lasting. This means that it should last for a long without any damage or wear and tear as it ages. A lower price may tempt you, but if the quality of the material is not good, you could have a problem. However, some materials are better than others, and you should look for them before buying a product.

Durability

The durability of an item is also very important when buying hard shell laptop case. If your product lasts for years, you must ensure that it can withstand wear and tear over time. Suppose a product has a high durability rating. In that case, it means that it has been made using durable materials and has been tested thoroughly before being released into the market to ensure that it meets set durability standards. Durable products usually come with warranties, so if something goes wrong within the first few months after buying them, the manufacturer will send someone out to fix or replace your product for free!

Price

As much as we want our hard shell laptop case to be affordable, there is no reason why they should be cheap because good quality products do not come cheap. However, if you have a limited budget, then you can still find a quality product that won’t break the bank but will still get the job done effectively. It all depends on your needs and preferences, so make sure that you do enough research before looking at prices and comparing options so that you can find something within your budget range without sacrificing quality.

Value

Another important thing to consider is whether or not the price of the product is worth its value or perceived value. For example, if you’re looking at two hard shell laptop case that have similar features and quality, one costs $20 more than the other. Then it would be better to buy that less one because it’s cheaper despite having the same features as its more expensive counterpart.

Brand

The product brand is a factor to consider when buying hard shell laptop case. The brand of a product reflects its quality, so if you have chosen a brand known to produce high-quality products, you can be sure that it will do well in this arena. The brand name of your product is also important because it tells you that there has been research done on this product by experts for this purpose, which means that all possible problems with this particular product have been addressed and resolved before being released onto the market for general consumption by the public at large.

A good warranty

If your hard shell laptop case breaks down within the first year after purchase, then having a warranty will make it easier for you to get it fixed or replaced without spending any money on repair costs or replacement parts. Some manufacturers offer warranties for up to three years after purchase, which is ideal if you plan on using your hard shell laptop case frequently over an extended period.

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