Incase Announced a MacBook Pro Case with a USB-C Port, Cable and a Built-in 14,000mAh Battery

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Jan 9, 2018
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There’s nothing more liberating than charging your device on the go without having to worry about them dying on you. Keeping that in mind, Incase has announced a new sleeve-style case for the MacBook Pro that features a built-in 14,000mAh battery and a USB-C port.

Meet the IconConnected Power Sleeve by Incase. Charge Your MacBook Pro or Other Gadgets on the Go Using the Built-in Battery.

Thanks to USB-C, you can charge up your notebook on the go using a battery pack without having to worry about proprietary ports or connections. This also opens up possibilities for some really cool accessories as well.

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The IconConnected Power Sleeve by Incase is an accessory that might not be perfect, but the idea behind it is pure genius. See, apart from being a regular sleeve that protects your expensive MacBook Pro, there’s a 14,000mAh battery built right into the case itself. There’s also a USB-C port thrown in there too, which means you can charge up your notebook anywhere you like. If you flip the case around, you’ll find a USB-A port too that allows you to charge any other gadget you might have on you, including an iPhone or iPad. The case even comes with a USB-C cable, so you don’t have to buy more accessories to get the complete functionality out of the case.

While this sounds great and all, but there is a downside to the case. You cannot charge your MacBook while it is inside the case. You have to slide it out then connect the USB-C cable only. Not exactly a deal-breaker, but if you were hoping that this case can pull off that sort of thing, well, it can’t.

Priced at $199, the case will be available for both the 13 and 15-inch models of the MacBook Pro. It will launch in the third quarter of 2018. This also means that there is a chance someone else will refine this idea before Incase does.

Just saying.

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