The Brushed Aluminum case for the Sony PS Vita starts at $5.28 at Monoprice (click to enlarge).
If you've shopped around for a case for your PS Vita you probably know that they can get pretty pricey. In fact, I recently wrote about Waterfield Design's Vita cases, which are sweet but retail for upwards of $50.
Shifting gears, I decided to go the budget route and checked out Monoprice's $5.28 Brushed Aluminum Clamshell case in silver (alas, that price doesn't include shipping, which brings the total up to $7.82).
Very solid. It looks good, is pretty lightweight, and seems quite protective. The only downside is that after you put the case on some of the buttons end up being a little recessed (the Start button, for example).
But that's not a big deal. Note: I'm not sure why Monoprice calls it the Clamshell case because it doesn't open and shut -- once the Vita's enclosed in the case it stays in the case.
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