Speck 13" SmartShell Satin Case for MacBook Air

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Speck 13" SmartShell Satin Case for MacBook Air

$49.95

2.0 out of 5 stars

Based on 12 reviews

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Product Information

  • Overview

    Speck’s SmartShell case keeps your MacBook protected with its super-thin and lightweight two-piece design. The silky-smooth matte coating gives this case a great grippy feel. Anti-tip feet keep your MacBook stable and secure.

  • Highlights

    • Durable, ultra-thin (1.5mm) hard shell protects from scratches and scuffs
    • Sleek, matte 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 Apple logo shines through the soft-touch frosted finish.
  • Apple Recommends For

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

    • Speck SmartShell Satin Case for MacBook
  • 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.
    • Warranty: One year (For details, please visit http://www.speckproducts.com/warranty-returns)

Ratings & Reviews

Rating Breakdown (2.0 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

    150 of 157 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

    122 of 125 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

    108 of 112 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Save your receipt
  • 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
  • so far so good

    4.0 out of 5 stars

    only had it for a day now but it was easy to put on and looks sleek and durable. reccomend monthly cleaning underneath the case.

    • Written by from Kimberley

    1 of 1 people found this useful

    Was this useful? so far so good
  • Good idea, poor implementation)

    1.0 out of 5 stars

    First I was very happy with look & feel of black one: both color and softouch feeling reminded me of my old black macbook 2007. Un First I was very happy with look & feel of black one: both color and softouch feeling reminded me of my old black macbook 2007. Unfortunately it brings all the negative sides of old plastic macbook: increased weight, loose feeling in the bottom half - not enough clips to hold it tight. Also not sure about cooling: on the one hand now you won't reach hot surface any more, on the other - it may reduce cooling efficiency

    • Written by from Novosibirsk
    Was this useful? Good idea, poor implementation)

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