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- Slim backpack with comfortable fully vented and well-padded back panel; ideal for weekend trips; stylish Purple color
- Dedicated laptop sleeve and top-load, fleece-lined tablet pocket for transporting electronics
- Front storage pocket keeps smaller items neatly organized and easy to access
- Zippered side-mounted water-bottle pocket (there when you need it, out of the way when you don’t)
- Low-profile top and side grab handles; vertical and horizontal luggage-handle pass-thru panels for convenient transport
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Key Features Slim backpack for weekends away Laptop sleeve and top-load, fleece-lined tablet pocket Front storage pocket Zippered side-mounted water-bottle pocket Airmesh back panelfully vented and well padded Low-profile top and side grab handles Vertical and horizontal luggage-handle pass-thru panels AmazonBasics Slim Carry On Backpack Weekender Make traveling much easier with this AmazonBasics slim backpackperfect as carry-on luggage and for short excursions and weekends away. The slim bag provides an excellent amount of organized space for all those must-have electronics and personal items. It gets you where you’re going, without weighing you down. Convenient Storage Space Designed with modern travelers in mind, the backpack provides a fleece-lined top-load tablet pocket and a dedicated laptop sleeve, which help keep devices and computers safely stored and easy to access. The backpack’s front pocket provides tons of useful storage space for smaller items, and its zippered side-mounted water-bottle pocket is there when you need it and zipped away when you don’t. Comfortable and Easy to Carry The Airmesh back panel offers a fully vented and well-padded design to ensure comfort, whether carrying the backpack over one shoulder or evenly over two. The backpack can also be loaded onto a rolling luggage handle thanks to its vertical and horizontal pass-through panels. Even more, the slim backpack comes with low-profile top and side handles for easy grab-and-go portability.
- Product Dimensions : 52.07 x 34.29 x 20.32 cm; 1.59 Kilograms
- Date First Available : 15 January 2020
- Manufacturer : AmazonBasics
- ASIN : B079LG18LS
- Item model number : NC1712056G
- Department : Unisex
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This backpack is well-constructed and the grey color is a nice neutral that goes with anything. I really like the interior orange color as well since it makes things in the pockets stand out. I was also pleasantly surprised to see the zippers are built to accommodate locks and are made of metal so they'll last. There are also anchors sewn into the backpack that the zippers can be locked onto which is great
Since I've always used a backpack as my underseat carry-on in the past, I don't anticipate this bag causing any problems when I use it in the same capacity, though I will update further when I can confirm for certain.
On the plus side, the bag is sleek and attractive-looking, comfortable on the back (I’m 5’7”, for reference), and, other than the aforementioned cheap plastic clips, feels sturdy and well-made. It also has a gazillion pockets. For me, though, those pros don’t outweigh the poor design. I’ll be sending it back.
-Overall, it has a sturdy structure and padded back.
-There are lots of compartments. There is a small padded sleeve at the top that would work for sunglasses or a smart phone; another front small sleeve that would be good for boarding passes/travel docs; a front larger pocket with tons of individualized compartments that are zippered, etc. (more than I would know how to use quite frankly), another larger padded pocket that would work for a kindle/ipad (NOT laptop sized), a second main compartment that has a laptop sleeve (unpadded), and a final third compartment where you could put clothes, etc.
-There is a water bottle sleeve that unzips to open up, which I was thrilled to find, since most bags I've looked at don't accommodate water bottles specifically.
-The straps hide away in the back panel allowing for a sleek look; there is a reinforced handle at the top. There is no crossbody/messenger style option with this bag.
There are two major points that made this bag impractical for my purposes: 1) the compartments only zip open on TWO sides. It does not have a suitcase like view, and therefore, staying organized if using this bag for clothes, etc. would be an issue. Packing cubes would help, but likely not solve the problem. 2) there is very little expandability/give to this bag. The last compartment which would be the primary area for clothing is about two inches deep, and the bottom side of the bag seems even less so. Consequently, it doesn't allow for much, and it also wouldn't fully use the under the seat space in a way that's useful, in my opinion.
It's also worth noting that both models of this bag use plastic clips to attach the backpack strap that are have thin, rigid components. I was worried about how these would function, and in fact when I went to attach the straps of the weekender version, one clip broke the very first use. I see that as a notable issue with both versions of the bag, though I don't imagine I would be attaching/unattaching frequently.
If you are considering the weekender bag over the overnight option, there are several differences I would point out. 1) the bag unzips on THREE sides, so is much more useful. 2) there are compression straps which will be useful in keeping the bag compact. 3) there is the option to wear this crossbody, messenger style. 4) there are two neoprene options that could work for laptop/reader devices, in lieu of some of the smaller padded pockets. 5) the water bottle unzip is smaller on this bag and less useful for water bottles because it doesn't unzip on the bottom. 6) I suspect it would be difficult to squish it under many airplane seats given it's size/rigidity.
Finally, I'll note that the "green" is more of an aqua blue, as shown in the picture. The name is a bit misleading, but the stock photo isn't.