The 10 Best Rugged Laptop Cases

Updated December 15, 2018 by Brett Dvoretz

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We spent 23 hours on research, videography, and editing, to review the top picks for this wiki. Laptops are expensive investments, so it is understandable that you'd want to keep yours safe from harm. These rugged cases come in a variety of shapes and materials, depending on what level of protection you need. We included both hard- and soft-sided options, and even a few slim, sleeve-style designs. Many of these are also waterproof to ensure nothing will ever damage your computer. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to support our work. Skip to the best rugged laptop case on Amazon.

10. Tomantek Sleeve

9. Urban Armor Gear UAG

8. iBenzer Bumptect Pro

7. Solo Fifth Avenue

6. UZBL Always On

5. NiceEbag Armor

4. Casematix Elite

3. Thule Gauntlet 3.0

2. Nacuwa Hardshell

1. Pelican 1095

Editor's Notes

December 12, 2018: Not everybody needs the same level of protection from a laptop case, which is why we included some models that can probably stand up to falling off a cliff, and others that are better suited to handle small drops and everyday bumps.


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Last updated on December 15, 2018 by Brett Dvoretz

A wandering writer who spends as much time on the road as behind the computer screen, Brett can either be found hacking furiously away at the keyboard or perhaps enjoying a whiskey and coke on some exotic beach, sometimes both simultaneously, usually with a four-legged companion by his side. He hopes to one day become a modern day renaissance man.


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