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Samsonite - Laptop Backpack - Black

Model: 79288-1073SKU: 5580680

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Rating 4.7 out of 5 stars with 284 reviews

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  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Ok Backpack, but nothing else

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    Tony
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    I bought this backpack as a replacement of my old Samsonite. I was satisfied with my old one in terms of space, and lasted quite a few years. But I cannot say the same about this one. Looks like a quality backpack, but storage wise, it is not the best. The oversized pocket at the top of the backpack gives you plenty of space for stuff like glasses or headphones, but lacks support and falls into the main compartment. The laptop section is wide for big laptops, but it is slim, making difficult to storage anything else than the laptop. The pockets for the water bottles are too small as well. The good thing is that fits better under the front seat of the airplane. Bottom line: Look for better alternatives that may be even less expensive.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Excellent work computer backpack

    Posted
    mdezrin
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    This is my first computer backpack. I've used briefcases or shoulder bags for 20 years. I'm sorry I didn't switch sooner. This has lots of great features. Comfortable and easy on the shoulders when when overloaded for a trip. Good drink holders for water bottles or travel mugs. Lots of handy pockets to store everything and keep them separate and logical. My only quibbles are petty. Very front pocket that seems kind of useless for now. A little more padding for the laptop (but this is a universal issue) and solved with a padded sleeve. The section where I keep accessories is felt lined and the velcro cord/cable ties I use for all my cables snags on it. Like I said, petty.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Good value, lots of room and well designed

    Posted
    JayMDblU
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    Reasonably priced bag with plenty of compartments, took care of all our travel accessories on a recent airplane trip. No problem fitting a MacBook Pro 17" laptop in the back pocket. Main (largest) compartment easily held "3-1-1" bag and other toiletries, laptop power supply, along with a large neck pillow. Smaller sized compartments in the front conveniently held wallet, smartphone and passport in one, and iPad in another. Top-accessed compartment was large enough for house-cancelling headphones, phone cables and usb-power plugs.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great Laptop Backpack

    Posted
    Duke
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    I travel now and then via plane and always have a hard time deciding on whether to use a laptop briefcase type bag or a backpack. With this backpack, there's no hard decision to make. It has plenty of space and fits on my back just right, with our without the laptop. It has a separate storage area for headphones and plenty of space for cell phone and business card holder, etc. Well worth the modest price - and more affordable compared to some other options.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Does the Job

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    SafetyDave
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    I have found it extremely difficult to find a good laptop backpack with the features I want. I had purchased a Swiss Gear backpack in 2017, but a zipper broke after having it less than two years. This meets most of my needs. I don’t like the front zippered compartment since it only has one zipper and if not careful when opening, items can fall out. I do like the strap that allows me to attach it to the handle of my luggage

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Excellent for my IT needs

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    chri5dub12
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    I've gone through 3 backpacks in 2018. This is the one. I tried 2 bags from ebags.com but both ripped within 2 months of use. This backpack is an IT delight and a treat for traveling. It has lots of room for whatever you need. My last trip, I had packed: 15"MacBook, iPad Pro, Nintendo Switch, beats headphones, 2 external batteries, all my cables, folders and snacks from the airport. Yet, I still had a lot of room for more! I highly recommend this backpack!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great backpack

    Posted
    Jnerd
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    This is very durable and has spacious main pockets, with dividers and nifty smaller pockets throughout. Water bottle cinches on each side for convenience. Has somewhat of a "boxy" design to make more internal space than my last backpack. Padded back and shoulder straps make this easy to carry, even with heavy loads. Very strong handle with which to carry it with one hand from the top.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Perfect pack for a laptop

    Posted
    Chaz
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    When my company provided me with a new laptop, I decided to purchase a solid backpack. I've had this for some time now and I really like how well it protects the laptop and the additional storage. I mainly use this for travel and this bag has plenty of room for the laptop, power supply, external mouse, and a few books. The 2 side pouches are a plus for bottled drinks or eye glass cases.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Wonderful and Practical Bag!

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    PaGeD
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    I have never owned a laptop backpack prior to this Samsonite and I find extremely practical and of excellent quality! I love my backpack because it provides convenience for carrying my laptop, books, iPad, Kindle reader, and many other items with ease. It fits nicely on my back and the weight is distributed and not causing stress on any one area of my body. The material is also of superb quality and the design is simple. I would definitely purchase this bag again.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great backpack

    Posted
    TaxGuy
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    Love this backback for traveling with my work laptop. Plenty of space in separate compartments and pockets for my laptop, various cords and charges, sunglasses, even my additional portable monitor. Plus it has the strap to sit securely on the handle atop my rolling carryon luggage. Quality is good and it's even the TSA approved thing where you just unzip the middle and lay the bag flat so no taking out the laptop at the security point!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Good

    Posted
    Greg
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    This is a good backpack for laptops. I needed to get a bag would hold an alienware R15, which are larger than most 15" laptops due to the design. This bag is not as nice as the Samsonite I have for my work laptop, but is still comfortable to wear. The padding in the shoulder straps is good for the weight of the larger computers, and the storage space in the remaining compartments is adequate for all my needs.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great backpack!

    Posted
    Tactix
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    I highly recommend this backpack. It allows me to pack way more then my laptop. Plenty of space with compartments & pockets. I was looking for a bag that I could combine my laptop briefcase & my book bag together, this is it. The insides are soft lining & will protect from scratches while the outside seems pretty durable. Not to mention I got this at a deal of the day price. All in all a great purchase!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Spacious / well built

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    SoCalOCJoe
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    OK - its tough to say that its well built considering I've only had it a month and have traveled with it only twice - but it holds my 15" Alienware laptop (no small feat) and has plenty of pockets and room for stuff, and the design seems really well thought out. It seems well built so I'll give it the benefit of the doubt. Barely fits under the seat in front of me in coach - what more could I ask for!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Quality Laptop Backpack

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    John
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    I've only had this for a few weeks but it seems like a nice high quality backpack. Laptops and Tablets are protected but you shouldn't intentionally be throwing a backpack with a laptop around. I especially like the bottle holders on the sides and the "headphone" pocket on the top (though I'll probably never use it for headphones). It's got a great combination of pockets for all sorts of situations.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Perfect bag!

    Posted
    Gene
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    Was looking for an alternative to my messenger bag that just wasn't big enough and didn't really work with my 12.5" iPad Pro. While this bag will hold a much larger laptop (easily a 15" laptop), it is perfect for my iPad Pro along with all my other items. Add in the fact that it is pretty stylish, has plenty of extra pockets with comfortable carry straps and this is an excellent bag.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    awesome bag

    Posted
    RichardS
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    This bag was actually the cheapest of the 3 Swiss Gear bags I looked at. They all had top notch build quality. Liked this one the best regardless of slightly smaller size. I've used this as a weekend bag on a trip to FL. It fit a change of clothes, bathing suit & dress clothes, plus my laptop & accessories. Bunch of pockets - never been so organized before with a laptop bag.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Love It

    Posted
    Sharelle
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    Works great. Used it traveling with my 17 in laptop and it worked great. Easy to get everything in and out for security. Even packed some of my dogs items in there as well and everything was easily accessible. Tons of pocks and compartments. Love the water bottle holders on the sides as well. My husband and I both wore it and it was comfortable and straps adjusted well to our different heights.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Everything is good but..

    Posted
    sw79
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    I like this backpack. It has compartments for various things to fit. However, few inside material is cloth-like which might tear over periods of usage. Another flaw which I think is that the backpack seems to be independent when you put it on. It feels like there is some kind of a void space preventing the backpack from touching my back. Otherwise it is all good. No regrets.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Compact yet spacious

    Posted
    Theo
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    For a 16 inch laptop,this pack has a compartment for everything my tech-wise grandson carries. Made by a well-known luggage maker, this unit is sturdy,roomy,well-made and good-looking. He says it is everything he ever expected in a laptop lugging backpack. Very happy with his selection...at Best Buy of course.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    love

    Posted
    russianbaby

    This backpack is awesome it will literally hold everything you could ever imagine, the pockets are long and full and padded throughout. It feels like the quality of the swiss bag I had years ago. I bought this as a gift for my husband and I am really thinking of buying myself one because the bag is awesome

    I would recommend this to a friend