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Targus - City Laptop Backpack - Black

Model: TSB89004USSKU: 5873917

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Rating 4.4 out of 5 stars with 1415 reviews

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Decent Option

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    JKuang
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    For what it's worth, I got this around Black Friday for $10 so I shouldn't be complaining about getting a decent backpack for that price point. The largest section was big enough to hold my laptop, ipad and surge outlet. The medium compartment waterproof cover, assorted pens, hand sanitizer, phone charger, and a book or two. It holds a decent amount of items for something this compact. The medium compartment could use improvements on the pockets inside because they aren't designed to hold pens upright or separate your menagerie of trinkets. The small compartment sadly has barely any space between itself and the medium compartment. The backpack could also use two zippers on each end for the medium and small compartments simply so you can open the backpack from the middle rather than having to go from one end to the opposite end. For $10, a steal. For $33, I would probably not get it as it doesn't really align with what I shove in my backpack. Very light duty backpack if you are doing a day trip or carry light to classes.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    It is a laptop bag, it does it's job

    Posted
    heavenlei1969
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    I was able to get this on black Friday special for 66% off. So great buy! Is plenty big enough for my 15.3" full sized laptop. The only minor thing is there's a rubberized x that I believe is for your charging cord to go through while it's still in the bag and being charged at same time. The x is not punched out. Then when i cut through the x it cuts through a few layers and you have to slice the entire x to get a Lenovo cord through it, because they have kinda big ends to the plug that goes into the laptop. Hopefully the stitches from the rubberized X will keep it from falling apart. I think they need to just move the x where it's only through layers that can be cut without doing damage to the bag. Other than this it is perfect for doing its job. Padded enough. Big enough... Above all, great price at $9.99.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Well made but small.

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    JohnY
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    The pack is well made. Well stitched together, it looks like it will take a lot of stress and still hold together. It will fit a 15 inch laptop. There are several pockets to keep papers and such. Now the bad, it is a touch on the small side. If you are like me, putting more than just the laptop in it, you might find yourself short on space. There are pockets in it, but for the most part, only things that are flat will really be useful for them. My other complaint and this really applies to all laptop back packs is there was never any thought on where to keep the AC power pack at. I mean, really? Every laptop has one. You always take it with you. Why can't the designer think about that?

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Not a quality product from Targus

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    PJain
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    I wasn't expecting a product of such poor standards from Targus! The price was the attractive part and i though to give it a shot. Process of online ordering and store-pick up was super-easy as always - full marks to Best Buy for that. However, when i checked the quality of the back pack, i was disappointed and i returned it then & there itself. The back pack is made of thin, seemingly low quality material and doesn't seem to be durable and strong. Better to spend a few more bucks and purchase something better and stronger.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    A useful travel/school bag

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    lyleTripstar
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    I use this bag to carry my folders and laptop between home and school and haven’t had any issues. The straps are comfortable and doesn’t cause any discomfort for me over long periods of time. When traveling it holds a lot as well. I can usually fit my laptop, a few jeans/shirts, a couple books, and my supplies without any bulging. The only thing is that the zippers are pretty loud at first when opening at first, if it’s not a problem for you then it should be fine but if it is, rubbing wax paper on them helps.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Perfect for casual use

    Posted
    Ray121223
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    This bag pack is simple and functional. I love the clean look and its minimalist appeal and black color give a very fashionable appeal that is slender and slim to almost any profile figure. It has just enough pockets and space to take care of your necessities. I'm impressed with the design and simplistic approach this bag has and it has become one of my favorite bags even though its probably the cheapest bag I have purchased. I highly recommend this bag for anyone.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great for everyday use.

    Posted
    Writeaway
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    I originally brought this for my brother as a present but ended up keeping it for myself. It's great for everyday use. I store my laptop in it. I use it for gym clothes when I need to hit the gym afterwork. I use it to store fishing tools when I go fishing or camping. I use it to store snacks for whenever I go to Disney. It great for hiking. There's pockets on the side for the water bottle, it 's very light, and the padded straps are great for the shoulders.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Sturdy and stylish!

    Posted
    ColdyMcColdpants
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    I work at a middle school and often we need to cart 5 or 10 laptops to another classroom to prevent students from needing wander to come grab one. I can fit 5 laptops in a backpack perfectly. The straps are sturdy and it's a heavy duty backpack! Totally worth the price. With the extra pockets I can also have pencils, calculators, markers, and any other essential that the students need.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great backpack. Great Black Friday price

    Posted
    Brad
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    Targus cloth laptop backpack. Highly adjustable. Good carrying capacity. Strong material. Heavy Duty zippers. Solidly assembled. Only $10 on black friday. Already took it to Mexico and back. This is a great backpack for everyday use. Will safely hold laptops up to 15 + inches. Plenty of room for accessories. If you need an everyday backpack, get this one. Shopping for this at local Best Buy was quick and easy.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great backpack case for the price.

    Posted
    Agalova
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    I bought this backpack for my eight year old son to carry his 15” laptop. The straps adjust to fit him well at the smallest setting. It was by far the best one available for the price. Plenty of room for his cables and accessories as well as his binder full of Pokémon cards. The stitching and zippers are solidly constructed. I have high hopes that both backpack and computer will last him a few years.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great Backpack for the price

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    SalR
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    I bought this backpack during Black Friday, really inexpensive. Exterior wise, it looks solid and rugged. Double zippers and side pockets for your water bottles. I just used it for the first time on my trip a week later but I noticed that the stitching became undone were the pens go but for carrying your laptop and minor tech gear it’s not bad. There’s not much space, depth wise. It’s built more for light use.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    A Small Lightweight Computer Bckpack

    Posted
    Stan
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    The Targus City Laptop Backpack is a fairly small light weight backpack. Standard 15.6" laptop will fit easily in the back pocket. In terms of utility, there isn't enough smaller pockets, only two for items the size of calculators and 2 for pens. It would have been easy to provide 3X more pockets. There are 2 mesh pockets on the sides for water bottles. Overall, a mediocre designed small computer backpack made using nice material.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Not for everybody but does the job

    Posted
    everdayconsumer

    Needed a new backpack for college; saw that this was on sale; when on a limb and picked it up. Didn't expect much due to the price but it does hold up for light to moderate use. The backpack is quite small, made of flimsy material, and can be uncomfortable around the neck and shoulders but for the 5 hours that I'll be carrying it around at school daily, it will do.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great laptop backpack for the money

    Posted
    AndyG
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    Purchased this to carry a 14.6" laptop with only a few accessories. It's a great laptop backpack for the money. The material of the bag is light, but everything appears to be pretty sturdy. I am not sure that I would purchase this bag if I had a lot of stuff to carry, and really load up this bag. Seems to be well suited for lighter duty use.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Best and affordable laptop bag

    Posted
    DilipB
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    Wow, this bag packs a TON of stuff, like as much as you can get in a duffel bag easy, maybe more!! You could travel with this bag only for a weekend and easily fit everything you need plus a laptop!! High-quality fabric and zippers!! I love this bag so much.... way better than any other laptop bag I've seen! Has good small pockets too for other items.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Best bag EVER

    Posted
    Chappy
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    I bought this bag last and this years Black Friday sale in line. It’s the best laptop bag I have ever owned and bought them for my kids. I travel all over the work with it and it’s water proof and super easy to use. Has tons of room and pockets for everything. I will probably buy more next Black Friday and keep them or pass on to friend.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Very basic

    Posted
    Martinrc
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    The material is very very thin and I don’t expect it to last too long with normal wear but for the price I paid it’s what I expected. The zipper on the second pouch is really in a bad position. It should be 2 zippers that close at the top but the way it is when you open it the flap comes down and everything in it could fall out if not careful.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Excellent value for the price

    Posted
    HipToBe
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    I got this on sale and it's a fantastic value, given that other backpacks in this price range are poorly made. This one is quality. It's basic; it won't have tons of pockets, but I think it has just the right amount for most uses. It's also much lighter than other backpacks with all the bells and whistles.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great mid-sized backpack

    Posted
    wleemacalester
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    I love the size of this backpack. I was using a much bigger one prior to this, and was looking for something more compact. My laptop fits great, and I can still fit a lot of other stuff in it. I can keep it light for a day trip, but I can also pack a lot and use it as my carry-on bag. And the double water bottle holders is definitely a plus.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great bag for a busy professional

    Posted
    Rbnealy
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    Be a travel-savvy urban professional with this 15.6-inch black Targus City laptop backpack. Its zippered front pocket provides quick access to travel essentials, and it has a water bottle pocket on both sides to maximize outer storage. This lightweight Targus City laptop backpack has reflective accents for convenient night visibility.

    I would recommend this to a friend