You dropped a bunch of cash on a fancy new Dell XPS 15 and now you’re looking at this beautiful new laptop and wondering how you’re ever going to keep it this way. This is where sleeves come into play, adding vital protection during transport and storage. Not only can they be useful in keeping a notebook safe from dust and other elements while not in use, they’re also pretty solid protection in bags. We take a look at some of the best picks for the Dell XPS 15.
Best sleeves for the Dell XPS 15
Inateck 15.4 Sleeve
Available in both dark and light gray, the relatively inexpensive 15.4-inch sleeve by Inateck is designed and marketed as the ideal sleeve for both a MacBook and Dell XPS 15 (or any other similarly-sized 15.4-inch laptop). The sleeve itself has a main compartment for the laptop, as well as two back pockets lined with flannel. These can hold a smartphone, earphones, wallet and other small items.
The inner lining material used is not only mold-proof, but resistant to wear and tear, and won’t scratch the laptop. Overall, it’s an ideal option for anyone looking to keep their XPS 15 safe from the elements.
As well as the main sleeve, the company bundles a secondary felt bag for a portable mouse. And at $11.99, it also doesn’t add much cost to owning the notebook.
Tomtoc 360 Sleeve
The Tomtoc is a more professional choice, rocking multiple penholders, as well as small and large pockets for other items. There are also elastic bands located in a second large zipper compartment to keep everything store within somewhat organized. To keep the XPS 15 safe, Tomtoc has opted for thick, yet lightweight protective cushioning, and there’s even a ridge around the interior to offer protection from all angles.
What sets this sleeve apart from other options is the inclusion of a leather handle for easy carrying. Color choices include black/blue, gray with an orange handle, and finally the same gray but without an orange-colored handle. Starting at $16.99, it’s still an affordable level of protection.
Dell Neoprene Sleeve
This official sleeve from Dell will be ample enough for the XPS 15, offering a professional-looking exterior and protective inner lining to guard against scratches and drops. This sleeve can be used on its own or tucked away nicely in a backpack for additional protection.
There are no extra pouches on the outside, making this sleeve a simple option that will set you back around $16. But it is highly reviewed and from Dell itself.
Again, this sleeve from ProCase is more of a hybrid option, which can be used as both a sleeve and a bag. That said, it’s still thin enough to fit inside a bag or backpack and is well worth checking out for the price tag along.
This sleeve currently boasts a five-star rating on Amazon with almost 6,000 reviews, and many buyers note the soft, padded interior and spacious pocket on the back for chargers and other small devices.
Available in five colors, this is definitely a favorite sleeve out there, no doubt helped by its reasonable $18.99 price tag.
Updated May 10, 2018: We refreshed this guide with the latest offerings for your Dell XPS 15.