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Speck - Shell Case for 15" Apple® MacBook® Pro with Retina display - Onyx Black-Front_Standard

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Rating 4.3 out of 5 stars with 560 reviews

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Nice case, but not flawless.

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    Greg
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    I have been using Mac laptops for several years now and I always purchase a case for them because I do not want to scuff, scratch, or otherwise damage the case. I like the satin Speck cases given the variety of colors available, plus the stain finish that makes it easy to carry (not slippery). The reason I rated the case four instead of five stars is because it is easy for debris to eventually work its way in between the case itself and the laptop. Even fresh out of the box, it can be difficult to clean the interior of the case before putting it on the laptop due to a static charge that seems to build up when trying to wipe it down. Overall, this is a somewhat minor inconvenience, though. I have tried other cases and experienced heartbreak as feet/pads fell off, making the laptop wobble when typing. I have never experienced such an issue with a Speck case (and I have owned quite a few of them). I would recommend against paying full price for the case ($50'ish) as Speck and Best Buy routinely seem to offer sales on the cases anywhere from 20 to 30% off.

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Good but pricey and easily broken.

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    Gabe
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    Speck Shell Case for 15” MacBook Pro w/Retina display; black onyx case. The Speck Shell Case fits my 15” MacBook Pro like a glove. There is virtually no movement inside the case so there no friction or scraping against the computer. The Speck case protects the computer from exterior scrapes and scratches that might accumulate from every day handling and moving the MacBook around on a table or desk. The fit is so good that it is difficult to take the case off without breaking it! This happened to me. The sales person at Best Buy said it is not meant to be removed, but he did give me a replacement. The case is somewhat over priced.

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Excellent case!

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    ThomasVC
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    I bought one of these cases when I first bought my MacBook Pro almost two years ago. The case took a drop onto concrete from waist height; the side cracked, but the computer was perfectly fine. The case went on to survive being tossed around in my backpack and protecting my laptop from several other bumps and bangs for another year and a half before needing to be replaced. Not the toughest case but it has definitely saved my laptop on more than one occasion. Definitely worth the money.

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Speck Case Onyx Black

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    kisses
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    It didn't arrive on schedule but it was ok. It was just a day late anyway. I wasn't so happy with the packaging. Not what I expected to be, but not too bad either. The covers were a bit dirty (dusty) but I was able to easily clean by wiping it off with a clean cloth. Assembly was a breeze. Just push them until you hear or feel a click signaling that they're 'locked into the MacBook' and that's it. They're not loose nor too tight. Just perfect. I got it on sale too so I can't complain anymore. :)

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Mac book pro cover

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    Traveler
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    I like to protect my mac so I purchased this cover I was concerned with the smoothness of the surface but I discovered I didn't have to worry about that it feels secure in my hands when moving about the work day. One Item the lower section back corner slipped away so when I pushed it back into place it broke off was surprised the entire lower section still fits securely but will submit a warranty request other than that it works as advertised.

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great basic case but...

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    Brianna
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    Love this case but it's definitely not something I would feel comfortable using as a sole protection for my new MacBook Pro... Also the bottom piece doesn't fit, as there are slight ridges in which the laptop will be clipped into and my case doesn't snap on on one side.. Other than that the case overall will protect the outside from basic scratching and dirt which is the ultimate goal for me, but I'm definitely going to invest in a proper zip up case!

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Does the job

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    Moldylocks
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    The first one I owned did its job, it self destructed to protect the laptop. It seemed like a minor event to make the corner of the case break off, but oh well. I bought another one to replace it, but the bottom shell wouldn't stay on. I had to return it and get another one. This one is staying on and working fine. I would like to see the corners reinforced, as the cutouts make the design less than sturdy at the most likely impact points.

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Good standard case

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    cxoc
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    I've had a few of these over the years and I bought it again to protect my MBP retina. I prefer the matte to the clear as there can be some dust / dirt particles under the cover. That's the biggest drawback - over time you will have to take the case off to clean the inside (especially the bottom) and the clips can break during transition from on/off.

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great Case

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    MustngRydr
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    This is the second one of these I have for a second Macbook Pro. My first one has had no issues but this one the back support pieces that help hold on the bottom of the case have broken so the bottom does not stay on. Its a great product other than this one flaw in design, and thats only because of the ports on the macbook.

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    great case

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    dldnh
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    This is a great case for the MacBook Pro. It was a little tough to get snapped on all the way, but persistence won out and it really feels like part of the system.The only negative is the right hand back corner was a small enough piece that it broke off. Doesn't seem to affect the case at all, but that was a little annoying.

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Basic protection

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    MrWrite
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    I'm not sure it's worth it, but I'm a bit OCD when it comes to scratches on my new devices, so I went ahead and made the investment in some molded plastic to put around my new MacBook. The black color helps downplay the fact that I've got an expensive Apple computer, instead of just another Windows clone.

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Fits great, great protection feels like cheap

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    Egremy
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    I bought this for my MacBook Pro 15" last gen is really simple to install and very durable. Pro: 1.- Easy to install 2.- Very durable 3.- Fits perfectly Cons: 1.- For $70 bucks before the discount materials feels cheap at the end doesn't feel like a $40 plus dollar product.

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Laptop Shell

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    Ksquared
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    Overall a good purchase to protect the outside of my new Mac. Only constructive feedback about the product is that I noticed the shell sometimes feels loose in places and does not firmly stay in place. Good review overall but product could improve by being even more secure.

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Good product

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    BigBiff
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    I've tried a couple of other hard shells. I am happy with this one. It looks nice - went on easily - was affordable - does what it was intended to do. 4 stars because the edges are a little rough. They sometimes irritate my skin on the palm rest.

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Good case

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    Jepson
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    If you've got a MacBook of any kind I highly recommend Speck protective cases. They do a great job keeping the computer safe without interfering with function.

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great case

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    SenorSandia
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    Does what a case should do. Since I have a nice expensive laptop it doesn't get much abuse but the tab on the back right broke. Other people reported the same problem. It didn't make it more loose or anything. I just have it to protect from scratches.

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Good product but wrong size

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    Johnboul
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    This was a very nice computer cover for my Mac laptop. Unfortunately, when I got it home it turned out to be the wrong size as there were two 15" models. I had to return it and continue my search for another cover of the correct size

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Nice case, good protection when closed.

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    LindaSantaFe
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    This case works well. I like the closure so when you put the cover behind the case, you can link the front to the back so it stays secure. If you drop the ipad when the case is open, the screen is not protected.

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Good product

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    rpatel36
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    If it wasn't for the urgency, I would have not bought the product at Best Buy. Unfortunately the price online is nearly half the price. But I needed a cover ASAP for a trip. The product itself is great. Durable quality and great look.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great shell for Mac book

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    timmy
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    Picked up this shell for my mac book pro and I love it. Previous shells had plastic areas near the keyboard that would get caught on my shirt. This one does not have that problem. This is a durable sleek shell.

    I would recommend this to a friend