Best cases for MacBook Air with M2 in 2023

The MacBook Air with M2 sports a fabulous design. The wedge shape of yore is no more. Keep your beautiful laptop looking new and be sure to protect it from the elements with a great case. We've covered you whether you prefer a snap-on hard shell case or a simple sleeve. The following cases come in various colors, styles, and price points. Find the one that's right for you and enjoy your warmly received five-star 13-inch M2 MacBook Air or 15-inch M2 MacBook Air.

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Which is the best case for your MacBook Air with M2 chip?

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The MacBook Air with M2 chip is one of the best MacBooks for most people, but that doesn't mean it's cheap. Protect your investment with a good case. Most of the cases on this list are snap-on hard shell cases, which you can keep on your laptop all of the time for maximum protection. 

For ultimate protection, use a case like the tomtoc 360° Protective Laptop Sleeve in addition to a snap-on case. The snap-on case stays on all the time to prevent scratches and in case of accidental drops while working. But while you're on the go is the most likely time for drops, so a protective sleeve is your best bet for damage protection. Double your protection by getting both a sleeve and a snap-on case.

When it comes to simple and basic, one of the best cases for MacBook Air with M2 is the MOSISO Compatible with MacBook Air M2 Chip Hard Shell Case. It doesn't come in fancy colors, just some simple neutrals, and it doesn't come with any other "stuff" along with it. If it's a bit too basic for you, you can always add decals to express your personality. 

On the other hand, if you want something to gussy up your MacBook Air a bit more, check out the SanMuFly Compatible with MacBook Air M2 Chip Printed Pattern Plastic Matte Hard Shell. The designs are so beautiful and varied, you're sure to find one you like. It does come with some nice extras, such as a keyboard cover, screen protector, and dust plug.

If sleeves are more your preference, or you like to use one in addition to a hard shell, we've rounded up our favorites in our best sleeves for MacBook Air collection. If you have an older model MacBook Air, be sure to check out our list of best MacBook Air cases.

Karen S Freeman

Karen is a contributor to as a writer and co-host of the iMore Show. She’s been writing about Apple since 2010 with a year-long break to work at an Apple Store as a product specialist. She's also a contributor at CNET. Before joining iMore in 2018, Karen wrote for Macworld, AppAdvice, WatchAware. She’s an early adopter who used to wait in long lines on release days before pre-ordering made things much easier. Karen is also a part-time teacher and occasional movie extra. She loves to spend time with her family, travel the world, and is always looking for portable tech and accessories so she can work from anywhere.

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