Twelve South 11" BookBook for MacBook Air (2nd Gen.)

Twelve South 11" BookBook for MacBook Air (2nd Gen.)

HK$698

4.0 out of 5 stars

Based on 28 reviews

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Product Information

  • Overview

    Just like MacBook Air, BookBook is extra light and ultra-thin. This genuine leather case has rigid hardback covers with reinforced corners to protect MacBook Air from impacts, yet it weighs a mere 13.5 ounces. And its soft, chocolate brown, padded interior helps preserve the finish on your Mac.

    Beautifully versatile

    You can use BookBook like a traditional sleeve. Or you can secure your MacBook in place with the elastic corner bands, so you're free to use it without removing BookBook. This unique case also provides an additional level of security by disguising your MacBook as a vintage novel.

  • Highlights

    • One-of-a-kind case disguises MacBook as a vintage novel
    • Genuine leather and hand-distressed finish
    • Lightweight and only slightly more than 2.5 centimetres thick
    • Cornices provide a visual cue so you always open case right-side up
    • Dual zippers allow access to ports on either side of MacBook
    • Velvety, padded interior adds another element of protection
  • Did you notice?

    BookBook cleverly disguises your MacBook, helping to keep it out of sight when not in use.
  • Apple Recommends For

    Protecting your MacBook in a case that's durable yet light and ultra-thin.
  • What's in the Box?

    • TwelveSouth BookBook for MacBook Air
  • Tech Specs

    • Form Factor : Hard Case
    • Material : Leather
    • Weight : 382.72 g
  • Manufacturer Information

    Part Number

    • Mfr. Part Number : 12-1103
    • UPC or EAN No. : 851522002245

    Warranty

    • Note : Products sold through this website that do not bear the Apple Brand name are serviced and supported exclusively by their manufacturers in accordance with terms and conditions packaged with the products. Apple's Limited Warranty does not apply to products that are not Apple-branded, even if packaged or sold with Apple products. Please contact the manufacturer directly for technical support and customer service.

Ratings & Reviews

Rating Breakdown (4.0 average)
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  • nice cover

    5.0 out of 5 stars

    this is what i was looking for, u can even charge your Mac while the laptop is inside the cover

    • Written by from vancouver

    224 of 251 people found this useful

    Was this useful? nice cover
  • Like Fine Scotch

    5.0 out of 5 stars

    This case make me want to write a novel [with Scotch in-hand], and you how much engineers like to write documentation...

    Seriou This case make me want to write a novel [with Scotch in-hand], and you how much engineers like to write documentation...

    Seriously, very perfectly fitted - it adds just the right amount of protection that gives me confidence, but not too much as to compromise the slimness of the MacBook Air.

    I generally like a technical clean look of a case, but this one brings a whole new dimension - it feels like a well worn wallet, the kind that just feels good when its in your hands.

    • Written by from Orchard Park

    163 of 189 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Like Fine Scotch
  • Best Case Ever

    5.0 out of 5 stars

    Wow... Have to hand it to the folks at Twelve South... this is the perfect case for the Air. The price does seem a tad high, but Wow... Have to hand it to the folks at Twelve South... this is the perfect case for the Air. The price does seem a tad high, but compared to the other offerings out there (all from like $40-60) it's really not so much more, and with free shipping, definitely worth it.

    Only complaint is now my Mom wants one just for her papers and I'm concerned about the way she's eyeing mine... she's already proclaimed "it will be mine" someday.

    • Written by from Toronto

    141 of 159 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Best Case Ever
  • Nice...for now

    3.0 out of 5 stars

    I bought this on my free gift card offer when I bought my new 11inch MBA. I didn't have enough to get a sleeve and a hardback case I bought this on my free gift card offer when I bought my new 11inch MBA. I didn't have enough to get a sleeve and a hardback case and the other reviews for the 11inch models hardback casings were below average. I also wanted something that I could have whilst waiting for my fin aid. Love the velvety interior, gives me confidence my outside is being protected. Not sure about the lightweight comments though because I feel like there is a bit of heft to the entire thing in my hands with the MBA inside. The leather feels real and it seems like it has quality behind it.

    • Written by from killeen
    Was this useful? Nice...for now
  • Major Flaw

    1.0 out of 5 stars

    This case is very nice looking and I like the leather. Unfortunately after very little use over a couple of months time, the cheap This case is very nice looking and I like the leather. Unfortunately after very little use over a couple of months time, the cheap zipper came apart. Beware of the zipper. I won't order another one, I will go to some other type of case.

    • Written by from BATON ROUGE

    4 of 4 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Major Flaw
  • A Sensation

    4.0 out of 5 stars

    I have owned and loved my 11" MacBook Air variant of the BookBook for almost 3 months now and it is FANTASTIC! It looks great, it I have owned and loved my 11" MacBook Air variant of the BookBook for almost 3 months now and it is FANTASTIC! It looks great, it smells of leather, and feels fantastic in the hand. I constantly get compliments and almost no one recognizes that it is anything other than a book.

    It takes in the scratches and dings and soon looks older than it is. Of course, this is easily remedied with a little saddle soap, mink oil, or shoe polish. It helps blend the scuffs to an aged and cherished look. It also adds a little bit of water proofing and additional protection.

    My only con on my BookBook is that the elastic retention straps have separated from the cover. It is still beautiful and serves as a functional sleeve for my MacBook Air but... it no longer has that satisfactory sensation of opening a book to reveal my MacBook.

    All-in-all, this is a great product that I would HIGHLY recommend to anyone who enjoys the look, feel, and smell of leather or that special bibliophile in your life.

    • Written by from Craftsbury Common

    1 of 1 people found this useful

    Was this useful? A Sensation

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