Best Surface Book 2 Cases Windows Central 2020

The Surface Book 2 is a gorgeous, powerful, and expensive piece of kit, and you'll want to protect it. Unfortunately, the unique 2-in-1 configuration of the Surface Book 2 means that you'll need an equally unique case. Even though the device is getting up there in age, we've found some suggestions.

Military-approved: UAG Surface Book 2 case

Staff pick

It's hard to talk about Surface cases without mentioning UAG! UAG is renowned for its military-grade standards for protection, and this Surface Book 2 case is no different. Sure, it's not a looker, but it will protect your device from extreme levels of abuse. They are quite hard to find now, though.

From $90 at Best Buy

Low profile: iPearl Surface Book 2 case

If you want a bit of external protection without breaking the bank or completely changing the profile of your device, consider the iPearl case. The case allows your Book 2 to detach while protecting both the base and the screen from scuffs and other types of damage. There are separate models for both the 13-inch and 15-inch Surface Book 2, as well as the older models.

From $25 at Amazon

With mouse mat: Walnew Surface Book 2 case

This is more like a sleeve than a case, but it does come with a nifty feature that makes it a bit more "case-like" for use on a desk. The Walnew PU leather Surface range has configurations for all Surface models, including the Book 2 13 and 15-inch configs. It also comes with a fold-out mouse mat, perfect if you're working remotely on a desktop that isn't very mouse-friendly.

From $20 at Amazon

Kickstand case: hongyixun Surface Book 2 (13-inch) leather case

If, like me, you sometimes wish the detachable tablet portion of the Surface Book 2 had a kickstand of its own, this case might be a good option. Although it's only available for the 13-inch model, the wrap-around configuration can provide some added protection without sacrificing functionality.

$23 at Amazon

Serious business: Heycase Surface Book 2 case

If you want something a little more folio-like, consider the PU leather/microfiber case from Heycase. This case retains the detachability of the Surface Book 2 while adding some stylish, folder-like chic to the exterior presentation. Synthetic leather and stitched fabrics provide some added protection for portability.

Genuine leather: iCarer Surface Book 2 leather case

The iCarer genuine leather case is another folio-style protective product, available only for the 13-inch Surface Book 2 sadly. The product uses genuine leather, including both brown leather and black crocodile textures (if you want to get your 80s flair on). It also sports a low-profile design with plenty of ventilation for the laptop itself, and it's not too pricey either.

$56 at Amazon (13-inch)

A couple of suggestions

The Surface Book 2 is an older device at the time of this writing, so the market for cases is getting slim. Luckily there are a few options still available, including one for just about every need.

If you want some serious protection for that super expensive laptop, you can't go wrong with the UAG Surface range, which comes with military drop-test approval. The UAG case has interlocking parts that also sport tactile grips for one-handed travel, thick, shock-resistant edges in addition to a dual-locking system for added protection. If you want to take your Surface Book 2 on the wild side, this is the case you need to get, although stocks are getting pretty low.

If you want to spruce up your Surface Book 2 even more, there are plenty of accessories you can buy to get the most out of that experience, including that Surface Pen.

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