Let's face it: the MacBook Pro is not a cheap accessory. If you take the plunge to buy one, you must buy a case. The right housing guarantees the safety of your machine: No scratches, cracked screens or broken hardware.

To help you choose the best, we took the liberty of doing our own research. Below are the best cases on the market.

Mosiso MacBook Pro 13 case

The Mosiso sleeve was specially developed for Apple's 13-inch MacBook Pro models and is elegant, light and beautiful to look at. It's a hard-shell design, so it offers some protection against bumps and knocks, as well as scratches (even more important if we get super-thin MacBook bezels) and is easy to attach with a simple clip mechanism. It's also ventilated to prevent heat build-up and even comes with a screen cover and color-coded keyboard cover to prevent damage from spills and smudges.

It is available in a variety of colors and patterns, from roses to colorful swirls to other patterns. It's affordable for under $ 20 too.

Mektron shockproof outer hard shell

The shockproof hard shell from Mektron takes the protection of your MacBook Pro to a whole new level. It combines a hard shell with protective, shock-absorbing ribs on the front and back of each corner, ensuring that drops and bangs are equally repelled. The protective housing of the rest of the MacBook also protects it from scratches during transport.

The rubberized feet provide additional features that allow you to tilt the laptop for a better angle when typing on the desk. There are vents on the bottom to make sure the MacBook gets enough airflow to stay cool.

It's compatible with both 13- and 15-inch MacBook Pros, but depending on the model. So be sure to order the right case for your special notebook.

Apple leather sleeve

For a touch of class, Apple's own first-party leather bags are a cut above the other. It's available in three different colors for the 13-, 15-, and 16-inch MacBook Pro models and is made from high-quality European leather with a soft microfiber lining to protect against scratches and scrapes.

You may want an extra laptop bag if you plan to use it for travel. However, there are few MacBook Pro cases out there that look as good as Apple's. Just be ready to pay for the privilege.

Fintie protective cover

Fintie MacBook Pro 13 Retina Folio Sleeve

For a leather look at a fraction of the cost of the Apple option, Fintie's protective case for MacBook Pro models is a great alternative. At $ 12, the piece still looks good with a PU leather coating, vents to prevent heat build-up, and excellent slip and scratch protection. Cutouts for all ports still give you easy access to whatever you had without a case and multiple color options to choose from.

Designed for the 13-inch MacBook Pro, it works with the latest MacBook Pro models.

Tomtoc 360 Protective Laptop Briefcase

The Tomtoc 360 Protective Briefcase is a more general carrying case for laptops and combines a reinforced fabric cover with a soft, padded interior that wraps around all corners and sides. It is compatible with the MacBook Pro 2016-2019 and the 13- and 15-inch models (provided you buy the correct version). It is also available in different color options.

Each corner of the case has a protective rubberized material that adds strength to the overall structure of the bag, and two front pockets provide space for accessories such as chargers and other smart devices.

To top it off, there is a handle for easy transport – a perfect companion for a MacBook Pro with sleeves or naked.

Incase hardshell for 16-inch MacBook Pro

For those who bought the 16-inch MacBook Pro released in 2020 or want to protect older 16-inch Pro models, Incase has a high-quality hard case. The injection molded polycarbonate shell is light, very durable and more environmentally friendly than the average plastic case (it is also fully recyclable). The surface is covered with a stylish dot design that also adds valuable friction for better gripping.

The case also includes vents to keep your MacBook breathing and rubberized feet to keep it in place on the table. It really is the complete package for those looking for a minimalist case that doesn't interfere with the use of their MacBook.

Waterfield 16-inch MacBook Pro sleeve

Are you more interested in sleeves than sleeves for your 16-inch MacBook Pro? Waterfield makes a luxurious case with great customization options. The interior is made of neoprene for soft protection and the outside can be either waxed canvas with leather accents for style or a ballistic nylon shell for extra protection, whichever you prefer. Either way, your MacBook Pro will stay dry and protected, and the case closes with a simple Velcro fastener that is easy to unlock for quick use. Note that prices can vary slightly depending on your customization options.

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