Nylon has been on the handbag market for some time and the development of technologies have found use of it in laptop cases. It is well known as its great anti-wear and lightweight properties. The nylon notebook cases padded with foam material can also provide good protection from minor falling, and are also form shape. Nylon also offers more texture options compared to neoprene.
Polyester is the most popular material used in the laptop sleeve. Its properties are similar to nylon, but have much more texture options than nylon. The disadvantages of Polyester are that it's a little heavier than nylon, the anti-wear feature is not as good as nylon. Numerous texture options and inexpensive cost make this material being the most widely used one in laptop sleeve market.
Leather is the most expensive laptop case material, but very pleasant by touch, fashionable and functional as well, and it will highlight your professional vibe in business occasion. Its texture option is also abundant from commonly seen cowhide to special animal skin leather such as alligator leather and snake leather. Besides its high price, it will not also be an option for a veganist.
Faux leather (PU)
Faux leather is a good alternative of genuine leather with much lower cost. It is easier to clean than those ones made with fabric, and usually only needs an occasional wipe with a damp cloth. Additionally, it can be very durable and doesn't involve the death of any animals. Despite this, faux leather sleeves don't smell as genuine leather, only last between 3 to 5 years, and don't age as well.
Polyester tends to be an inexpensive fabric, because it comes from artificial rather than natural sources. Therefore, its components are not subjected to nature's extremes, such as drought or storms. Polyester sleeve is durable, and it stretches, making it hard to tear. It does not shrink or crease easily. On the other hand, the material tends to be shiny, which is not always a desired characteristic. Removing stains is often difficult.
EVA laptop sleeves have lots of excellent performances including good water & moisture resistance, excellent shock absorption, strong heat insulation and long term durability. It's also usually bonded with a fabric layer as Neoprene is. The disadvantages of it are heavy and occupying more room when it's in a big bag. If you don’t like a hard type case too hold your device, it’s also not your preference.