Speck 13" SmartShell Satin Case for MacBook Air

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Speck 13" SmartShell Satin Case for MacBook Air

HK$398

2.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 19 reviews

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Product Information

  • Overview

    Speck cases are super-thin and light to maintain the sleek profile of your MacBook Air. At just 1.5 mm the durable hard shell protects your MacBook from scuffs and scratches. The matte case comes in two pieces which are easy to snap on and snap off, so you can protect your MacBook on the go. Anti-tilt rubberised feet keep your MacBook stable and secure on hard surfaces.

  • Highlights

    • Ultra-thin shell at just 1.5 mm
    • Durable plastic protects from scratches and scuffs
    • Smooth matte two-piece design easily snaps on and off
    • Anti-tilt rubberised feet keep your notebook stable and secure
  • Did you notice?

    Rubber feet provide added stability and protection for your MacBook.
  • Apple Recommends For

    Protecting your MacBook in matte style.
  • What's in the Box?

    • Speck SmartShell Satin Case
  • Tech Specs

    • Form Factor : Hard Case
    • Material : Hard Plastic
  • Manufacturer Information

    Part Number

    • Mfr. Part Number : SPK-A2179
    • UPC or EAN No. : 848709005205

    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 (2.5 average)
Number of stars Percentage Number of reviews
  • Doesn't even snap on

    1.0 out of 5 stars

    I just purchased and returned the Satin Case from the apple store today. The reason being is that the bottom case does not even fu I just purchased and returned the Satin Case from the apple store today. The reason being is that the bottom case does not even fully snap on! I could get 3 clips to work but the last clip just won't snap on!

    I asked the Apple specialist to help me out and even she couldn't do it. We tried it on a macbook air on the floor and on that model, she only 2 of the front clips snapped on. We went through 3 other cases (1 the same color, 1 clear and 1 teal) from the same company before we finally gave up. I'm surprised apple is selling these in-store when they don't even work for the computer.

    The one star is for the nice apple employee that helped me :) otherwise it would be none because the product just plainly doesn't work.

    • Written by from Surrey

    165 of 172 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Doesn't even snap on
  • Poor quality

    1.0 out of 5 stars

    I purchased one of these Speck cases last year with my new MacBook Air. We use this laptop a couple of times a month, so this is n I purchased one of these Speck cases last year with my new MacBook Air. We use this laptop a couple of times a month, so this is not something that is receiving heavy use. The Speck case has cracked and is falling apart. I cannot imagine how soon this case would have failed is this laptop was getting used daily! Very poor quality for a pricey case, I am very disappointed!

    • Written by from McCordsville

    133 of 136 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Poor quality
  • Save your receipt

    1.0 out of 5 stars

    One snap on the bottom broke off within 1-2 months of purchase, which then resulted in movement/other pieces breaking, to the poin One snap on the bottom broke off within 1-2 months of purchase, which then resulted in movement/other pieces breaking, to the point where the bottom would not stay attached. Unfortunately, I did not save my receipt, so the manufacturer would not stand by their product and replace the broken/defective bottom half.

    • Written by from Grafton

    121 of 125 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Save your receipt
  • Looks nice

    4.0 out of 5 stars

    This case has a very nice feel to it, soft plastic rather than hard plastic. It also looks nice as it gives the MacBook a sleek lo This case has a very nice feel to it, soft plastic rather than hard plastic. It also looks nice as it gives the MacBook a sleek look instead of looking tacky as some of the colour cases do. The edges of the case around the vents/fan do turn white in patches if the computer is really hot such as from gaming. No problems with the clips if you do not take the case off everyday.

    • Written by from Swansea
    Was this useful? Looks nice
  • Looks good, great protection

    5.0 out of 5 stars

    I've been using one of these cases on my 13inch MacBook Air for three years and it has kept my machine well protected for all that I've been using one of these cases on my 13inch MacBook Air for three years and it has kept my machine well protected for all that time. The MBA is generally carried in a backpack, and it has done a lot of travelling in that time with no issues. I couldn't be happier with it.

    It looks good and offers great protection, I've just ordered one for my new MBA I'm getting this week.

    • Written by from Bristol

    1 of 1 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Looks good, great protection
  • Does not fit as well on the bottom as the one I have on my 2011 11" MBA

    2.0 out of 5 stars

    There is an annoying gap right under the notch below the trackpad on the bottom piece. Occasionally it snags on objects in my bag There is an annoying gap right under the notch below the trackpad on the bottom piece. Occasionally it snags on objects in my bag and pulls it loose on one side. The one on my 11" MBA has been flawless so this version is a disappointment.

    • Written by from High Point
    Was this useful? Does not fit as well on the bottom as the one I have on my 2011 11" MBA

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