Speck 13" SmartShell Case for MacBook Air

Speck 13" SmartShell Case for MacBook Air

$49.95

2.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 22 reviews

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Product Information

  • Overview

    Speck’s SmartShell Case perfectly matches the sleek, lightweight design of your MacBook. This super-slim glossy hard case is precision-engineered for a perfect fit. And for a striking appearance, each case offers rich color and a striking glossy finish that lets you show off your unique style—while allowing your Mac’s design shine through. Anti-tip feet keep your MacBook stable and secure.

  • Highlights

    • Durable, ultra-thin hard shell protects from scratches and scuffs
    • Sleek, glossy two-piece design is easy to put on and take off
    • Anti-tilt rubberized feet keep your MacBook stable and secure
  • Did you notice?

    The striking color effects let the fine design of your MacBook—and the Apple logo—shine through.
  • Apple Recommends For

    Hard-shell protection that keeps your MacBook light on its feet.
  • What's in the Box?

    • Speck SmartShell Case for MacBook
  • Tech Specs

    • Form Factor: Hard Case, Snap On
    • Material: Hard Plastic
  • Manufacturer Information

    Part Number

    • Mfr. Part Number: SPK-A2559
    • UPC or EAN No.: 848709007094

    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.
    • Warranty: One year (For details, please visit http://www.speckproducts.com/warranty-returns)

    Manufacturer Note

    • Speck recommends cleaning your case before you put it on your MacBook and then once a month thereafter to avoid any build-up of dust or dirt. Simply wipe it with a soft, clean cloth or rinse with warm, soapy water. Before re-applying the case, make sure it’s completely dry—and also wipe down your Mac to remove any dust or particles.

Ratings & Reviews

Rating Breakdown (2.5 average)
Number of stars Percentage Number of reviews
  • Smart, No -- Speck, yes

    1.0 out of 5 stars

    Horrible waste of $52. Am very particular about my computer, very protective of it in every way. This was the only protective case Horrible waste of $52. Am very particular about my computer, very protective of it in every way. This was the only protective case the Apple store had it when I bought my newest MacBook Air. Cracked in many places within three months--despite the care I gave it. Saw a lady in a hotel's breakfast area with the same computer, same case. Hers cracked also despite her protection of the computer.
    Bottom line: this is but a speck of protection for any MacBook Air!

    • Written by from Coopers Mills

    141 of 155 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Smart, No -- Speck, yes
  • A decent case, but not worth the money

    2.0 out of 5 stars

    The case is 50 dollars. And I would hope to get something better. The case is difficult to get on at first use, and is also a pai The case is 50 dollars. And I would hope to get something better. The case is difficult to get on at first use, and is also a pain when using it. If my computer is open at more than 90 degrees _| (like that) the lid falls back _/ (like that). I got clear, and it is nice, and it does add a bit of extra weight to the product, but the design is okay, it just bothers me that it always falls all the way back whenever I'm using it

    • Written by

    92 of 103 people found this useful

    Was this useful? A decent case, but not worth the money
  • Better than Others

    4.0 out of 5 stars

    I had originally gone with a similarly priced Incipio snap-on case from Bestbuy but it wouldn't fit properly and the screen had to I had originally gone with a similarly priced Incipio snap-on case from Bestbuy but it wouldn't fit properly and the screen had to be forced past 90 degrees, plus every time I opened my Air the top cover would pop off. I returned it and ordered this one. The initial installation can be tricky, but once installed it is a great product and well worth the price considering the alternative cost the same.
    I give it 4 stars for the tough installation, but highly recommend it.

    • Written by from Brampton

    62 of 74 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Better than Others
  • Cracked After 2 Days :(!

    1.0 out of 5 stars

    I received this case and was shocked at the quality for the $50 price. I put it on my new Airbook, and it didn't really go on tha I received this case and was shocked at the quality for the $50 price. I put it on my new Airbook, and it didn't really go on that easily. 2 days later I realized that one of the corners was lifting so I went to pull it off and the case cracked. So not only does it not go on properly, but when you go to fix it, you'll break the cheap flimsy plastic. Don't waste your time and money on this garbage.
    Luckily Apple has a great return policy so I was able to return it at no cost.

    • Written by from Toronto

    1 of 1 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Cracked After 2 Days :(!
  • if there were a zero option, i'd give it

    1.0 out of 5 stars

    This is not worth the money. in fact, my case cracked as I was putting it on and i said, well, it's just a crack, i'll live it wi This is not worth the money. in fact, my case cracked as I was putting it on and i said, well, it's just a crack, i'll live it with it. The thing lasted a year, and basically my mac sits on my desk . Then it started cracking all over and then became lopsided.

    I do not recommend this product.

    • Written by from Marlborough
    Was this useful? if there were a zero option, i'd give it
  • Don't waste your $50

    1.0 out of 5 stars

    My sister purchased one and it broke within weeks. She doesn't travel with her Mac Book and it mostly just sits on her kitchen t My sister purchased one and it broke within weeks. She doesn't travel with her Mac Book and it mostly just sits on her kitchen table or couch. Her case was still under warranty, so Speck sent another one. The 2nd one broke in a matter of weeks. She finally gave up. Mine broke within a matter of months. In my opinion I'm not sure how much this protects the device, so I won't be purchasing this again.

    • Written by from landover
    Was this useful? Don't waste your $50

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