Speck SeeThru Satin Hard Shell Case Cover for 13 inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display - Black
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- Designed specially to fit the 13 inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display
- Form-fitting, soft touched hard shell keeps scuffs and scratches at bay
- Rubberised feet and vent slots keep your MacBook from overheating
- Lightweight two-piece design is easy to snap on and off
- Stylish and high quality design
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Add Extra Protection and a Splash of Colour with a Speck SeeThru MacBook Pro Case
This hard-shell MacBook case snaps onto your laptop in two pieces, holds secure, and is totally removable. Added details like vent slots for heat disbursement and rubberized feet for stability make this MacBook Pro cover highly functional as well as delightfully colourful.
Fits all MacBook Pro with Retina Display 13" models (including 2013 model).
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Dress your MacBook Pro in vivid colour with a crystal-candy finish.
Form-fitting, glossy hard shell keeps scuffs and scratches at bay.
Rubberized feet and vent slots keep your MacBook from overheating.
Lightweight two-piece design is easy to snap on and off.
Founded in 2001 by a group of California-based engineers, Speck is captivated by their gadgets, amped up about the technology behind them and downright fanatical about design. They live to create perfectly-fitting, insanely-styling protective cases for iPhone, MacBook, iPad and other gadgets you can't believe you ever lived without.
Speck SeeThru Satin Case for 13 inch MacBook Pro Retina Display
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Top Customer Reviews
This is another good quality product from Speck.
Yes it is a bit expensive for essentially a couple of bits of plastic, but when you look at the cost of the laptop it will be protecting, it isn't really all that high.
Some reviews have said that small specks of dust can get between the case and the laptop and cause some minor scratching. Yes that is true, but as long as you are careful this shouldn't be an issue. I have Speck cases on 3 other laptops and have not found any scratches caused by dust on any of them.
Just make sure you clean both the inside of the case and the body of the laptop with a lint free cloth before putting it on the laptop. Although I very rarely remove the Speck cases from any of our laptops, you could always periodically remove the case and clean (if you feel you are working in a dusty environment).
Still a highly recommended product.
However, I decided to go with the renowned Speck cases and I certainly don't regret it. The fit is perfect, the matte finish is awesome and doesn't leave any fingerprints at all (there are some matte finishes witch do). The laptop is very well protected, both the top and the bottom. The bottom legs are very well made, much better than the MacBook's original ones. The apple logo glows in myst when turned on - this is both aesthetically pleasing and not disturbing.
One small con is that the two parts of the case certainly make the laptop heavier and just a little bit bulkier. It seems that I now have a regular MacBook Pro 13"*. Therefore I think this cases are good for Airs and Retina's, but not so much for the fat Pros. If you value the low weight and size of your Air/Retina and don't want to increase them in any way, look for a sleeve or small thin laptop bag.
In the end I just have to mention once more the awesome matte finish. It just makes you wanna touch your MacBook all the time :) It is that good! And probably the main reason I loved this case from first sight.
* A week later I've decided to check the added weight and bulk. According to my readings, the MBP 13" Retina (1.6kg, 19mm thick) with the case on gets 2.1 kg and around 24mm thick. So basically, yeah it becomes the size of a fat MBP 13" and even a little bit more. But I still don't regret about buying this case. The protection, the matte feel, and the change of style are good reasons to keep it on all the time. I have also a light pouch, which I now don't have to use when putting the laptop in my backpack or just carry around.
If this were a £10 case I might let it slide, in fact I probably wouldn't but being £35 for 2 bits of plastic it's already expensive. To come with dust on the product and scratches on it because of bad manufacturing what has my money been spent on? Probably cost all of 50p to make, or that's how it looks to me.
Plus sides - it looks good before noticing the scratches. Feel good in hand and should do a good job of protecting my Mac. I am worried about the plastic tabs breaking off but will report back if that happens.
Generally, it was just a brittle product, and I wouldn't recommend it to anyone looking to protect their expensive laptop.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
The corner clips on the main body broke after 1 year or so of use rendering the case useless.Published 4 months ago by Ian B.
My message to Speck about this case
Broken laptop case.
I've always been a user of your products to protect my various macBooks, but recently I have... Read more
Now I'm the admiration of all my friends as I have the coolest laptop cover on the block. Also it has prevented spillages and scratches from ruining the laptop. Great product.Published 5 months ago by RockRob
This is the 3rd Speck hard shell i've had. They are fantastic but they dont last long. the clips holding the base on near the screen brake very easily. Read morePublished 7 months ago by AmazonStudent
I ordered this because it was meant to be good. However, it's so tight that I was scared of breaking something trying to get it on and off, and you're meant to remove it once a... Read morePublished 7 months ago by ekaruna42
Very good case for 13" MacBook Pro, I've had it around 2 years now and it's hardly been off my Mac. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Becky D