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These cases will keep your Chromebook Flip in pristine condition

The ASUS Chromebook Flip is one of the most versatile devices on the market today. This Chromebook not only will flip to become a tablet but also allows you to get some work done without being too heavy or taking up too much space. To help accommodate every situation, we have found the best cases that you can get today.

Turtle Shell

iPearl mCover Hard Shell Case


Staff Pick

This hardshell case from iPearl mCover is ideal for those who want a case for their ASUS Chromebook Flip but don’t want to deal with zippers, snaps, or sleeves. The translucent PC material comes in seven color options, including a clear version.

$20 at Amazon

Get your business on

Tomtoc 360 Business Commute Briefcase


If you travel frequently with the Chromebook Flip, then something like the TomToc 360 Business Briefcase may be the best option. This case not only sports CornerArmor protection, but there are also two outer pockets for accessories and a handle to grab it and get out the door.

$28 at Amazon

As tough as a diamond

Evecase Diamond Foam Sleeve


This Diamond Foam Sleeve from Evecase is different from the rest thanks to the design itself. With the diamond pattern, you are provided even extra protection and there are three different sizes (11.6-inch, 13.3-inch, and 15.6-inch) to choose from in case you want something with a bit more space.

$12 at Amazon

Get going

Procase Protective Carrying Cover


The slim briefcase from Process lets you quickly grab your Flip by the handles when you’re in a hurry. Plus, they can be tucked away when you need to throw the case into a larger bag. The neoprene material will keep the Flip safe from spills or getting caught in the rain.

$15 at Amazon

Just the basics

Case Star Neoprene Sleeve Case


If you’re looking for a simple and straightforward sleeve, then you can’t go wrong with the offering from Case Star. The zippered closure is secure and there is just a bit of extra space to also carry your charging cord.

$9 at Amazon

Take it on the go

AmazonBasics Shoulder Bag


If you need to travel with the Chromebook Flip, the AmazonBasics laptop bag fits the Flip and much more. It also comes with a long and removable shoulder strap, which adds to the convenience while traveling.

$16 at Amazon


Alapmkl Protective Cover


The Alapmk Protective Cover takes things up a notch in terms of protection since it’ll never leave the Chromebook Flip. You attach the Chromebook to the inside flaps, and then never have to worry about taking it in and out of a case.

$23 at Amazon

Soft and protective

ABRONDA Felt Laptop Sleeve


Instead of opting for neoprene or leather, ABRONDA’s Laptop Sleeve changes things up with its felt material. This sleeve offers a larger pocket for the Chromebook Flip, along with an outer pocket for your phone or other accessories.

$10 at Amazon

Like an envelope

Tomtoc Slim Sleeve with Pouch


TomToc’s Slim Sleeve looks gorgeous while keeping your Chromebook Flip protected. There are two pockets that are both padded, and this case comes with an extra pouch for any additional cables or accessories.

$17 at Amazon

Channel your inner mermaid

Youda Mermaid Scale Shoulder Bag


It’s always fun to show off your personality and the Mermaid Scale Bag from Youda allows you to channel your inner Ariel. The case measures in at 11.6 inches and is large enough to carry the Flip as well as an additional notebook and charger.

$16 at Amazon

So many designs

Kinmac Bohemian Waterproof Bag Sleeve


The Kinamc Bohemian sleeve is thick enough to act more like a bag thanks to an increased amount of padding. There is a small handle at the top for easy carrying and 14 different designs to choose from.

$18 at Amazon

Nothing better than leather

Allinside Leather Laptop Sleeve


There’s just something professional about using a leather laptop sleeve, and the Allinside Sleeve is great for the Chromebook Flip. The case is ultra-slim, water-resistant, and sports two magnets on the flap to make sure your Flip doesn’t fall out.

$13 at Amazon

360 degrees of protection

Nacuwa Hardshell Case


If protection is the name of the game then you simply can’t look past the Nacuwa Hardshell Case. This case offers 360 degrees of protection while also being shock-resistant, waterproof, and dustproof. Plus, the case ranges in size from 9.7 inches to 15 inches to suit your needs.

$29 at Amazon

There’s more here

MoKo Protective Bag


On the outside, the MoKo Protective Bag looks just like an ordinary laptop sleeve. But once you open the flap, you will see that there is so much more, as there are individual sections to place chargers, your mouse, cables and so much more.

$19 at Amazon

Best Case Scenario

There are simply-put, so many cases to pick from that it can be tough to find the best case for your Chromebook Flip. The great thing here is that when you have options like the iPearl mCover, it makes your choice a bit easier. This case specifically snaps onto the top and bottom of the Flip, without forcing you to take the Flip in and out based on your usage.

Another great option is the Tomtoc 360 Business Commute Briefcase since this is actually an all-in-one bag. In addition to offering a lined sleeve for the Flip, there are plenty of pockets to carry your charger, mouse, and any other necessary accessories. Plus, it looks great and professional and will keep the Flip safe from potential disaster.


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