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Best Laptop Bags & Backpacks For Students Professionals & Gaming Laptops

Written by Ozil

Whether you are a student, a company manager, or traveler. You probably carry the essential accessories for your everyday life.

Wallet, rechargeable battery, keyring, laptop … a backpack is handy for keeping these things safe. Indeed, in a dedicated compartment, things will be protected from any shocks which prolong their lifetime.

If you often have to travel with your laptop, then investing in a specially designed bag to protect it may be necessary. Robustness is, therefore, one of the most important criteria to consider when looking for a bag, but it is not the only one.

It is also necessary that it should be comfortable, designed with quality materials and that it is practical (many compartments, good distribution …).

We have selected 23 excellent bags that meet these criteria and have classified them according to a specific use: to go to class, for professional use (business trips …), or intensive especially with regard to bags for backpackers and digital nomads. In addition, you will find several ranges of prices, quality being our main criterion.

Let’s go.

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Best College Student Backpacks

Visconti

This shoulder bag by Visconti practically everyone agrees as much on the quality as on its look. Can accommodate a computer up to 17 “, it can easily accompany a large binder and some additional documents.
There is indeed enough room to have all kinds of accessories (power cables, mouse, A4 documents, pens …), both inside and out thanks to multiple large zipped pockets ( 2 inside, 1 outside). The inside of the fully lined bag is made of polyester and the leather exterior of excellent quality.
The shoulder strap also in leather is padded and adjustable up to 139 cm. The finishes are impeccable, the bag exudes undeniable elegance. It will be ideal for both men and women. Note that it comes with a dust cover.

Practical information :

– For computers up to 17 inches
– External dimensions (WxHxD): 39 x 32 x 8,5 cm
– Material: leather upper and polyester and suede lining
– Weight: Not  specified
– Warranty: Not  specified (30 days or more) with Amazon)

Snugg

Snugg is a well-known manufacturer of accessories for computers, smartphones, and tablets. This faux leather shoulder bag features 6 inside pockets and 4 outside pockets including 1 dedicated space to store your laptop up to 15.6 inches.
In addition to the computer, we can place a tablet and a smartphone in their respective pockets. The bag has a total of 10 pockets of different sizes to store any type of accessories.
The shoulder strap is padded for comfort during long walks. Accompanied by a handle, it can be worn both by hand and on the shoulder.
The set seems very robust, the leather, although not genuine, is of good quality, and we appreciate a large number of pockets to store almost anything you want. Finally, the price is also interesting considering the quality of the bag. It is available in brown or black. In addition, there is also a version for computers up to 17 inches.

Practical information :

– For computers up to 15.6 inches
– External dimensions (WxHxD): 39 x 30 x 8 cm
– Material: PU leather (imitation leather)
– Weight: 1.2 kg
– Warranty: 12 months

Asus Rog Shuttle – Best Backpacks For College Girl

The Rog Shuttle is the favorite bag of the gamer. The reason is simple: there is a lot, a lot of space. It can easily fit a large 17 “laptop (ex: an Asus G751 fits perfectly), some binders, notebooks (A4) and books, a kit, and other accessories (mouse, cables, etc.).
Note that there is a space reserved for the computer with fleece reinforcements everywhere to protect it. Once filled, the bag is still very comfortable because the back and the straps are padded, so we feel no particular discomfort when wearing it.
 There are pockets to store a mobile phone, an mp3, and a secure pocket at the back of the bag to put important personal belongings (wallet, identity documents …). Another interesting feature is that it is waterproof, the computer will be perfectly protected if by bad luck a terrible rain falls during your travels.
 The finishes of the bag are very good, the quality is present. Finally, the design is very stylish; modern, and sober at the same time. This bag will surely appeal to many gamers (and others) looking for a bag both effective and well finished.

Practical information :

– For computers up to 17 inches
– External dimensions (WxHxD): 34 x 55 x 22 cm
– Compartment for computer: 29 x 49 x 3 cm
– Weight: 1,1 kg
– Warranty: not  specified (30 days at less with Amazon)

Wenger Pegasus

The famous Swiss manufacturer of survival knives is also known for its high-quality watch and luggage production. The Pegasus backpack by Wenger demonstrates this perfectly.
 For laptops up to 17 “, it’s a real Swiss army knife. It is at the same time extremely robust, comfortable and practical. The bag is very well padded and the straps are solid.
A place is planned to store the computer and thus ensure more protection. It has multiple pockets and compartments to store all kinds of accessories (charger, external hard drive, etc.).
Ergonomics is also present especially on the dorsal part which is equipped with pads and ventilation channels. The bag also has a stabilization system that keeps it standing on the ground. It is quite heavy but the padding on the back and shoulder straps help to withstand the weight. Swiss quality is confirmed.

Practical information :

– For computers up to 17 inches
– External dimensions (WxHxD): 25 x 43 x 33 cm
– Material: polyester / nylon
– Weight: 2.1 kg
– Warranty: 5 years

Eastpak Midnight Backpack  – Out Of Office

The timeless Eastpak backpack that all college and high school students of the ’90s 2000s have known. Of course, it has received some improvements: inside laptop pocket, up to 15 inches, zipped pocket inside and outside, padded back … Available in many colors of materials to perfectly fit your personality for 50 euros.

Eastpak is a brand established in 1952 in Boston, USA, specializing in the design and manufacture of bags, backpacks, travel equipment, and accessories of all kinds.

Herschel Little America

Herschel backpacks are very popular in the USA Stylish, practical and spacious, it’s the perfect companion for every day.

It can accommodate a computer up to 15 inches and has multiple pockets inside and out. It is available in several colors, from the simplest to the most exuberant between 70 and 100 euros depending on the size.

Created in Canada by two brothers in 2009; Herschel brand is part of the finding that a bag should not be only a utility object, it is also an accessory that must transmit things including through its design.

Case Logic VNB217

This classic backpack from Case Logic is ideal for the budget-minded. For less than 30 euros this bag has three large pockets plus a small one and can fit a laptop up to 17 inches.

Simple and solid, he will accompany you every day without flinching. Nothing superfluous but it’s quality/price ratio is amazing.

The Case logic brand created in the 1980s by Jamie Temple originally manufactured audio cassette cases. It has since evolved and offers accessories for ease of mobility.

Best Laptop bags for backpackers and digital nomads

Osprey Farpoint 40

The Farpoint 40 Osprey is a compact, comfortable and particularly robust bag. It has been for a few years now the preferred choice of many backpackers.
Designed ergonomically to ensure optimal comfort, it can be transported as a briefcase through the side handle, or backpack, opening the front of the bag. There is a special computer compartment up to 15.4 “with velcro closure for added stability, and storage space for a tablet or reading light.
The second compartment is used to store clothes and other things, held by compression straps. A very nice asset of this bag is the fact that it opens completely, like a suitcase, which is convenient for storing his things and then find them quickly. In the front, 2 pockets can carry a bottle of water or other.
The bag is particularly light and has an appealing, attractive design. It is available in 3 colors: gray, red and blue.

Practical information :

– For laptops up to 15.4 inches
– Volume: 40 liters
– Dimensions: 53 x 35 x 30 cm
– Material: nylon / polyester
– Weight: 1.4 kg
– Warranty: not specified (30 days at least with Amazon )

Minaal Carry-On 2.0

Minaal is a young New Zealand company who recently launched an excellent backpack for the digital nomad. Like Farpoint, the Carry-On 2.0  has the particularity of opening like a suitcase, making it much easier to store things. Its compartments are accessible on the side to quickly take out your laptop up to 17 “.
There is also a place to store a tablet up to 11 “. It is possible to quickly switch to bag mode by storing straps. The back, the side handle and the shoulder straps are padded, so the bag is particularly comfortable to wear, both in backpack mode bag mode.
The Carry-On is made of 600D nylon and 1000 nylon at the bottom of the bag to provide even more protection. It has the particularity of being waterproof. The zip closures are YKK, a Japanese company recognized worldwide for the excellent quality of its fastening accessories.
The design is minimalist, the passage in bag mode adapting well to “more pro” situations. A bag protector is included. The finishes are excellent, we feel that there has been a lot of work done to the details. In short, a great option for traveling.

Practical information :

– For laptop up to 17 inches
– Volume: 35 liters
– Dimensions: 55 x 35 x 20 cm
– Material: 600 nylon and 1000 nylon
– Weight: 1.4 kg
– Warranty: in case of a manufacturing defect, refund or exchange possible on request

Tortuga Travel Backpack

Another popular bag for backpackers and regular travelers is the Tortuga Travel Backpack, brilliantly designed to organize our belongings in an organized way.
Unlike most hiking bags, which are often too large and heavy (and therefore not allowed as cabin baggage), the Tortuga is the perfect size to be carried in the cabin, while having enough space to store many belongings. Like Minaal and Farpointthis bag opens completely.
Finished so the galley to find a t-shirt buried in the bottom of the bag, we have everything to the eye. By cons, it contains more space than the 2 bags mentioned previously (44 L).
It also has an outside pocket to store and have quickly on hand, book, water, food, etc. There are also 2 side pockets to put plans, small bottles, an umbrella and other objects of similar size. Another asset of Tortugais the fact that its zippers, which are also of excellent quality, can be locked via a padlock and thus protect a little more bag of possible theft.
There is, of course, a dedicated area for storing a laptop up to 17 “. Space is well padded to protect it from shocks. Finally, the bag can also be carried by hand as a satchel.

Practical information :

– For laptop up to 17 inches
– Volume: 44L
– Dimensions: 56 x 36 x 23 cm
– Material: 1680D ballistic nylon and 70D polyester
– Weight: 1,66 kg
– Warranty: in case of a manufacturing defect, refund or exchange possible on request

Standard’s Carry-On

Finally, it is worth mentioning the Carry-On Backpack from Standard’s, another start-up that started with Kickstarter, a crowdfunding platform. With a more original design than the bags mentioned above (handles and thin strips in orange and turquoise leather), Standard’s bag is no less effective.
Designed with 1680 ballistic nylon, it will withstand the constraints of intensive travel. It is also practical thanks to its many well thought out compartments and its complete opening for easy storage of the business.
Inside, compression straps hold the contents of the bag. A pocket is provided for a laptop up to 15 “. Its capacity is 35 liters but can be increased by an additional 10 liters thanks to an expandable pocket. It is also impervious. The bag can be worn on the back, on the shoulder, held in the hand thanks to its leather side handle.
The transition from satchel mode to the backpack runs quickly. Simply remove the hidden straps in a designated compartment and clip them to the clips. Included are a shoulder strap, extra protection in case of heavy rain, and interchangeable handles (orange and turquoise).

Practical information :

– For laptops up to 15 inches
– Volume: 35L to 45L
– Dimensions: 53 x 33 x 18 cm in normal mode, 53 x 33 x 23 cm in extended mode
– Material: 1680 ballistic nylon
– Weight: 1.67 kg
– Warranty: lifetime

Best Laptop bags for professionals

Targus City Gear

For professionals looking for more comfort and flexibility, turning to a backpack with wheels may be a more interesting choice.
The City GearTargus can be worn as a classic backpack or as a wheeled bag. The design is such that the transition from one to the other is very fast.
When you want to use it as a backpack, simply lower the telescopic handle, pull out the shoulder straps, unfold the back protector and you’re done. It has a padded computer compartment 15 to 15.4 inches and multiple other pockets to store all types of A4 documents and accessories.
The bag also has the distinction of being waterproof. It has really been well thought out, the finishes are present, its look is attractive, and its “2 in 1” mode make it a bag of great quality and extremely practical. In short, a sure value.

Practical information:

– For computers up to 15.4 inches
– Dimensions (WxHxD): 36 x 49 x 23 cm
– Material: nylon
– Weight: 2.3 kg
– Warranty: not  specified (30 days at least with Amazon)

Kensington Contour Overnight

The Kensington Overnight Contour is a great option for business travelers. This trolley bag securely stores a 17 “laptop, personal effects, and a variety of documents and accessories.
The computer is protected in a special compartment called SnugFitperfectly ensuring its maintenance. The bag also has special padding to absorb shock and protect the computer.
It will be possible to store clothes, documents, and various accessories in the outer compartment. The zippers seem very strong, as the telescopic handle adjustable in 3 positions depending on our size. Note that the material is ballistic nylon, a type of extremely resistant nylon. Moreover, Kensington states that the bag resists abrasion, puncture and tearing.
Side weight, it seems light and therefore easy to handle. In short, an excellent choice for professionals regularly on business trips. Note that several models are available: 15 “, 16” or 16 “+ storage, and 17” or 17 “+ storage.

Practical information :

– For computers up to 17 inches
– External dimensions (WxHxD): 39 x 16 x 53 cm
– Material: 1680 ballistic nylon
– Weight: 3.4 kg
– Warranty: lifetime

Bronze Times

This attractive design backpack (available in 5 colors: gray, black, turquoise, green and blue) is also particularly lightweight. It is found in 2 models: 14 “and 15.6 “.
The computer is well protected inside thanks to a cellular foam to absorb shocks. It can also hold many documents in A4 format and some small business.
The zipper and the handle and shoulder straps are well made. It is also waterproof. It’s really a very good backpack; class, light, good quality apparent and offered at a price more than reasonable. It will be suitable for both women and men.

Practical information :

– 2 models available: 14 “and 15.6”
– External dimensions (WxHxD): 30 x 14 x 40 cm
– Material: Oxford fabric
– Weight: 0.8 kg
– Warranty: not  specified (30 days at least with Amazon)

Belkin F8N179ea

Belkin offers us a backpack with a “slim” look particularly elegant, well designed and at an attractive price. Made with a ballistic-type material for durability, it also has PU leather (faux-leather) inserts. You can store a computer up to 15.6 inches.
The bag is equipped with a main compartment to put the computer and some additional documents, and a secondary compartment with many pockets to store various accessories.
The interior is well padded to effectively protect its contents. The straps and the back of the bag contain foam for comfort. Its price as for him is also interesting. A very good choice for those who want to travel light with their laptop. This bag is also mixed.

Practical information :

– For laptop up to 15.6 ”
– External dimensions: 15.75 x 15.7 x 13.78 cm
– Material: PU leather / Ballistic nylon
– Weight: 860 g
– Warranty: Lifetime

Best Backpacks For Work And Gym

Incase ICON Lite Pack

With its simple and sober urban design, it is perfect to look professional. It has a large pocket divided into several compartments to house your belongings including a laptop up to 15 inches and an outside pocket to easily catch your most used accessories. Available in gray, black and navy for a hundred euros.

Incase is a brand created in 1997 that manufactures very design-oriented bags and accessories. Their products are very popular with fans and you will find at home surely the best laptop backpacks.

Bellroy Duo Totepack

The ingenuity of Bellroy still in action, this strange mixture of Tote bag and backpack, adapts to your daily needs. As always the organization is very well thought out, several pockets inside and outside, a possibility to enlarge it if necessary and waterproofness are on the program.

The build quality is top but all that is paid unfortunately around three hundred euros, it’s expensive but it can be worth it!

Bellroy is a young Australian brand created in 2010 that originally manufactured wallets, they have expanded their range and offer products with a neat design that teem with well thought out details.

Booq Boa Squeeze

You may be tired of the square backpack? This Booq Boa is then for you. Its particular curved design is designed to allow you to store a maximum of things in a minimum of space. Of course, its large main pocket can accommodate a laptop up to 15 inches.

It also has plenty of storage well studied and two other large pockets on the sides very practical in addition to being very comfortable. For a little over 100 Euros, you will stand out with this bag.

Booq was created in California in 2002, they focus on business-oriented bags and backpacks with some success, as their products are often cited in the best.

Best Backpacks for Gaming Laptops

Asus – Rog Ranger

With its awesome look and capacity of 36 L extendable up to 42 L, it will easily house your 17-inch computer and all your accessories: keyboard, mouse and even your speakers…

It also has several small storage spaces like a removable external pocket and several reinforced parts to transport your equipment safely. In short, a backpack for gamer demanding for less than 150 euros.

Asus is a famous brand in the field of computer science, they make components and laptops very popular in the world of gaming.

HP Omen Gaming Backpack

With its simple, sober and elegant design as well as its affordable price, this Hp backpack has many advantages. Of course, it can carry a 17-inch laptop, and it also contains many slots dedicated to your mouse, keyboard and even your headphones if it’s not too awesome. For fifty euros, difficult to do better.

Hp or Hewlett-Packard is a world-renowned electronics and computer manufacturer, they are in the top 5 computer vendors every year.

Bonus: The best backpacks

Patagonia Arbor

Created by the famous Patagonia brand of technical clothing, this backpack is made entirely of recycled polyester specially treated to be water repellent and therefore waterproof. Its design is very successful, sporty and sober, on the border of modern and vintage.

It has several small pockets and a location for a computer 15 inches and nice detail, this bag also has a water bag. Its capacity of 25 L is largely sufficient for everyday use or even for Weekend. Available in several colors around sixty euros.

Patagonia is a Californian company of eco-designed technical clothing, mountain sports, and surfing, created by Yvon Chouinard in 1972.  The company donates 1% of its turnover to the protection of the environment.

North Face Access

With its unique design based on the exoskeleton, this backpack is the perfect companion for fans of technological equipment. Thanks to its well-designed organization, your gadgets will always be tidy and especially well protected with its steel structure and foam.

It has several interior pockets, some zipped. This is the opening of this bag that surprises most, just press a button for the main compartment opens, it’s convenient and original even if it is ultimately not very useful. It is especially comfortable thanks to its padding on the back and its straps. Available for just under 200 euros.

North Face is a brand founded by environmental activist Douglas Thompkins, specializing in sportswear and accessories.

Tumi Alpha Bravo

We arrive at the top of the range with this Tumi ABK made of leather and ballistic nylon. Tumi is known for the manufacturing quality of their products and they are no exception to this model. The assembly and materials chosen are very good and this bag has many pockets, see:

  • 15-inch computer pocket
  • Tablet pocket
  • 3 open pockets
  • 2 card pockets
  • Zipped pocket
  • Passing for pen
  • Keyring

… inside + outside:

  • Zipped main compartment
  • U-shaped front zip pocket
  • Right zipped pocket on the front
  • 2 side zipped pockets
  • Quick-access back pocket and concealed magnetic clasp

Phew! and I probably forget it! Its price around 400 euros may seem high but it is probably one of the best backpacks on the market.

Tumi is a premium brand specialized in the premium travel accessories of the premium category since Barack Obama displayed with an Alpha bag.

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