MacBook Air Hardshell cases?

Discussion in 'MacBook Air' started by bbhegedus, Aug 17, 2011.

  1. bbhegedus macrumors regular


    Aug 22, 2010
    I want a hardshell case to protect my 11 inch macbook air from little dings and scratches but most of them out there seem pretty expensive. The 11 inch isn't that big so $50 for a Speck Hardshell seems kinda crazy especially since that's the same price they charge for a hardshell for a 17"!! any other good, high quality alternatives?
  2. kwajkat macrumors regular


    Aug 17, 2009
    Have you tried Amazon or ebay? I picked up a $50 one for $20 from Amazon. Just check all the buying options, Mine was a used like new never used one. On my other mac air (last years) I got a $10 one a couple of months ago. You just have to shop around:D
  3. Streffert macrumors member

    Mar 9, 2011
    i scooped up a speck hard shell for my 11" for $9 on amazon today, used:like new.
  4. VMMan macrumors 6502a

    Mar 29, 2009
    I think they're about $30 on Amazon for a Speck now.

    I don't think the size should be a reason for the price to be lower. I own Speck cases for my MBP 17" and MBA 11". The case for the MBA 11" looks more difficult to manufacture because it is significantly thinner. I'm very happy with the quality of the Speck case.

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