What Is it: The Active Backpack (ACV700).
- Padded compartment holds laptops up to 17.3 inches big
- Plenty of pockets, including a separate pocket for an iPad, tablet, or eReader
- Bottom of backpack is water-resistant
- Comfortable, padded shoulder straps
- Reflective strip on the front of the bag is great for bikers or pedestrians using the bag at night
- Side clasp can help compress the backpack
- The backpack is a little heavy—it weighs 2.1 lbs.
How it Rates:
- Usefulness: 10/10. An easy way to carry your laptop with you while you travel.
- Portability: 9/10. The backpack could easily fit under your airplane seat, but it is a little heavy at just over 2 lbs when empty.
- Value: 7/10. If you snap up this backpack on Amazon for $44.43, it’s a great bargain, but it’s less of a deal at the regular price of $79.99.
- Durability: 8/10. The water resistant bottom and quality polyester materials used in this backpack means it should stand up to a good amount of wear and tear.
- Cool Factor: 6/10. Backpacks will probably never be cool, and the big side pockets on this don’t help, but it is a basic, inoffensive black color.
Final Verdict: Looking for a backpack with a laptop compartment? If you can grab this backpack at the Amazon sale price, it’s a great deal.
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