When it comes to protective laptop sleeves and cases, there is a lot of choice on the market. It’s important to get one that cushions your laptop and keeps it safe when you’re out and about. Of course, personal style is important in making your decision on the best laptop sleeve or case to buy, which is why we have taken this into account to help you make the best possible decision. We know that everyone’s style choice is different and as such, we haven’t settled on one top product. Instead, we’ve reviewed the best laptop sleeves and cases across a range of different styles.
We have rounded up the best laptop sleeves and cases based on style, practicality and protection, and put them through their paces to find the best laptop sleeve for your laptop. Here is what we found out.
Table of Contents
- Why Laptop Sleeves and Cases Are So Popular
- Kalidi Laptop Sleeve Bag – Review
- Mosiso Water Repellent Lycra Sleeve – Review
- NaNTECK 15-15.6 Inch Laptop Bag Case Sleeve – Review
- Zikee 15-15.6 Inch Laptop Sleeve – Review
- Case Logic LAPS-116 15 – 16-Inch Laptop Sleeve – Review
- Kitron-Neoprene Soft Sleeve Case Bag – Review
Why Laptop Sleeves and Cases Are So Popular
Protection and safekeeping
Most people look to laptop sleeves and cases for protection from bumps and scrapes while out and about. A protective sleeve minimizes the chance of damage being done to the casing of the laptop and ensures that all electronic components are kept safe.
We know that laptop sleeves and cases are important and popular for the purpose of protection, but they are also an item of personal style. For those that want to buy a laptop sleeve for functionality and as an accessory, there are some well-designed and beautiful laptop sleeves and cases available.
For those that love hiking, traveling or adventure and need to take their laptop with them, laptop sleeves and cases are essential. Hard waterproof and shockproof cases protect laptops and ensure they are kept safe wherever you take them.
Kalidi Laptop Sleeve Bag – Review
If you are looking for a sleek and stylish design for your MacBook, then the Kalidi Laptop Sleeve Bag is a perfect choice. Made from high quality polyurethane material on the exterior and velvet on the inside, your laptop will be protected from minor bumps and scrapes while you are out of the house.
This laptop case is available in a range of colors including pink, purple, black, green, gold and copper. It is compatible with the MacBook Air 13 inch, the MacBook Pro Retina Display 13 inch and the Microsoft Surface Pro 13 inch. This laptop sleeve is stylish and works well to protect your laptop from everyday knocks and scrapes.
- Suitable for: MacBook Air 13 inch, MacBook Air Pro Retina 13 inch, and Microsoft Surface Pro 3
- Size: 355mm x 255mm
- Magnet close
- Material: PU leather
What we liked:
- Selection of colors available
- Sleek and stylish
- Smooth velvet inside
- Protects laptop from minor knocks and scrapes
Mosiso Water Repellent Lycra Sleeve – Review
The Mosiso Lycra Sleeve is a practical sleeve for laptop owners who travel frequently. For those looking for a durable and lightweight laptop case that can handle rainy or damp environments, then this case is a great option. Boasting a water repellent exterior and a side bag for wires and plugs, this laptop sleeve is compact, flexible and durable. The Mosiso consists of a polyester foam padding layer and fluffy fleece fabric lining to protect your laptop from small bumps and scratches. Its slim and lightweight design means it can be fitted easily into most laptop bags, briefcases and rucksacks to keep your computer safe.
This laptop bag is suitable for MacBook Air 13 inch, MacBook Pro 13 inch, MacBook Pro Retina Display 13 inch, iPad Pro and most popular 12 inch laptops like Dell, Toshiba and Acer laptops. This is a durable laptop sleeve that will protect against light rain and water.
- Water repellent
- Fluffy fleece fabric lining
- Dimensions: 13.97 x 0.79 x 10.04 inches
- Suitable for: MacBook Pro 13 inch, MacBook Air 13 inch, MacBook Pro Retina Display 13 inch, iPad Pro and many other 13 inch laptops
- Comes with additional small storage pouch
- Polyester foam padding layer for protection and shock absorption
What we liked:
- Mosiso 1 year warranty
- Fluffy fleece lining
- Slim and lightweight design
- Durable design
For those that have a slightly larger laptop, the NaNTECK Laptop Bag Case will accommodate laptops from 15 inches. This laptop case has an extra flip pad that can be used as a portable mouse pad when you’re on the move. The exterior is made of high quality felt while the back of the case is made of microfiber leather to absorb shocks and scrapes to your laptop. This cover is also waterproof, so it’s great to use in light rain or wet environments.
The NaNTECK Laptop Bag Case is well suited for the MacBook Pro Retina Display 15 inch and is compatible with other 15 inch laptops. It is recommended to check dimensions of the product before you buy for a different 15 inch laptop because they tend to vary in size. This laptop case is durable and works well to protect your laptop from the elements. Its compact design makes it a great choice to slot into bags and take with you when traveling.
- Dimensions: 15 x 10.8 x 0.3 inches
- Made of high-quality felt and microfiber leather
- Weight: 11 ounces
What we liked:
- Microfiber leather
- Can be used as a portable mouse pad
- ‘No questions asked’ refund within 24 hours upon laptop sleeve set return
Zikee 15-15.6 Inch Laptop Sleeve – Review
For those that enjoy adventures and traveling with their laptop, then the Zikee laptop sleeve is a very good option. With 360° shock proof protection and thickened neoprene material, this laptop sleeve ensures that your laptop will be safe in demanding situations. This laptop sleeve is also water resistant for all-round protection. The Zikee laptop sleeve is compact and will fit nicely into most rucksacks, briefcases and bags.
This laptop sleeve is suitable for most 15 to 15.6 inch laptops from a range of different makes. The only flaw with this case is it doesn’t accommodate a 15 inch MacBook Pro, so it’s best to buy a different laptop sleeve if you own this model. This stylish laptop sleeve is hardy and durable and offers all-round protection for your laptop, whatever situation you find yourself in.
- Dimensions: 16.5 x 1.2 x 12 inches
- Water resistant
- Thickened neoprene material
- 360°shock-proof protection
- Suitable for: Acer, Asus, Dell, Fujitsu, HP, Lenovo, Samsung, Sony, Toshiba, Microsoft, Medion and lots more
What we liked:
- 12 month warranty
- Slim, light and easy to carry
- Bright, stylish appearance
- Cushioned interior
If you are after a foam protective sleeve for a bigger laptop then the Case Logic LAPS-116 15 to 16 inch laptop sleeve is the perfect choice. This laptop sleeve has a clean, matte black design with woven webbing along the side for a stylish minimal design. This laptop sleeve is made of impact foam padding to protect your laptop from every angle, especially the easily knocked areas. Slide your laptop in and out easily with the top zipper and keep your laptop protected whatever you are doing.
This slimline design fits comfortably into most rucksacks, briefcases and bags when you’re out of the house. It is suitable for all devices that fit the dimensions mentioned below. This is a good all-rounder and offers general protection to your laptop. One small downside is that this sleeve is not waterproof, but it’s perfect for those that only need basic laptop protection.
- Dimensions: 15.2 x 1.7 x 10.5 inches
- Woven webbing along each side
- Slimline design
What we liked:
- Easy to carry solo
- Impact foam padding
Kitron-Neoprene Soft Sleeve Case Bag – Review
This brightly colored laptop sleeve is durable and spacious enough to accommodate laptop chargers and accessories. The Kitron-Neoprene soft sleeve case bag is suitable for larger laptops at 15 to 15.4 inches big. This laptop sleeve protects laptops from everyday scuffs and knocks. It can be easily carried inside a bag or rucksack and has two handles stored inside to carry the laptop solo. Your laptop will fit snugly into this sleeve to ensure less risk of movement and damage. The sleeve is made from soft neoprene material to ensure your laptop is protected while on-the-go. This laptop is perfect for those looking for basic protection while traveling or away from home. The additional pockets are a handy feature and ensure all your electronics are safe.
- Weight: 7.2 ounces
- Dimensions: 14.9 x 10.9 x 1 inches
- Neoprene fabric
- Heavy duty zipper
- Suitable for: 15.4 inch laptops including MacBook, Samsung, HP, Acer, ASUS, Lenove, Dell, Toshiba, Sony and many others
What we liked:
- Soft and protective material
- Extra accessory pockets
- Good-sized sleeve
- Slim design
- Available in a range of colors
Laptop sleeves can be enough to protect your laptop when out and about and can also offer extra protection when used in conjunction with a second laptop bag. What do you look for in a protective laptop sleeve? Let me know in the comments below.