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. As we approach the Black Friday sales, find the one that's right for you and enjoy your warmly received five-star M2 MacBook Air.
Here are the best cases for your MacBook Air with M2
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The exterior of this simple sleeve is water-resistant while the cushioned interior is fluffy and soft. You can choose from a bunch of colors to suit your taste. It fits just about any 13-inch laptop, including the MacBook Air with M2, so it's pretty much future-proof.
Pretty and protective
A snap-on case doesn't have to be boring, it can be covered with flowers and other cool designs. You'll find a ton of different options in this listing. A screen protector, touchpad protector, and a coordinating colorful keyboard cover are included in the low price.
Sleeve and stand
We're obsessed with this gorgeous sleeve that folds origami-style into a stand to prop up your MacBook Air to a more ergonomic position. It's made out of vegan faux leather but feels like the real deal. Choose from a handful of colors.
Speck's cases look great and fit beautifully. This simple snap-on case comes in a few color options. It has secure clips to keep it in place and rubberized feet to keep your MacBook Air from sliding around while in use.
This ultra-slim case is just 1.8 millimeters thick and has anti-slip grips. CASETiFY offers thousands of designs, so you're sure to find one that suits you perfectly. If not, you can upload your own design.
If you're someone that may actually drop your MacBook Air, you'll probably want something a bit more heavy-duty. This dual-layer PC (polycarbonate) and TPU (thermoplastic polyurethane) case fits the bill with military standard drop protection.
Just the basics
MOSISO covers the basics with this simple snap-on case. It comes in several neutral transparent and translucent colors, including Frost, which has a matte finish so you can barely tell it's there.
So many designs
If you like something with a bit more style, check out the many beautiful options available from SanMuFly. Your purchase also includes a screen protector, keyboard cover, and dust plug.
This case comes with a keyboard cover, screen protector, and USB-C to USB-A dongle. You can choose a clear option shown here or a couple of black options; transparency varies between them.
This one comes in several solid color options, most of which are fairly neutral. Your order includes a screen protector, keyboard cover, USB-C to USB-A dongle, and webcam cover.
The AiGoZhe comes in three neutral color options, each of which has a matte finish. Included with the case are a keyboard cover, dust plug, and screen protector film.
If you prefer a sleeve over a hard shell snap-on case, or if you want to use both for extra protection, check out this handy bag that comes in several color options. Your M2 MacBook Air fits inside the main pocket, while two smaller zippered pockets hold your important accessories.
Which is the best case for your MacBook Air with M2 chip?
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.
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Karen is a contributor to iMore.com 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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