Our Compact Backpack has all of the essential features of our Nylon Backpack in a slimmer, lighter design. With a dedicated laptop compartment that fits up to a 15-inch MacBook Pro, a separate slip pocket for iPad and a roomy storage compartment with pockets to organize and protect a full day's worth of essentials, the Compact Backpack is the perfect solution for your on-the-go lifestyle. Its tailored silhouette features padded back panels and shoulder straps for comfortable carrying.
Dimensions External - 18.5" x 11.75" x 4.3" Laptop compartment size - 14.8" x 10" x 1.8"
Fits up to a 15" MacBook Pro
Bought this backpack a little over a year ago. I love the design and style of incase backpacks, and was initially obsessed with this backpack. I also found it to be very comfortable even when filled to its capacity.
HOWEVER, I bought this for my senior year of college.. aka I had a lot of textbooks to haul around, in addition to my mbp. It seemed to be high quality and heavier duty than other backpacks i've owned in the past. I never filled the backpack past its capacity, and within a year after buying it, one of the shoulder straps had ripped at the base. I first started to see the seams attaching the strap to the backpack gradually beginning to pull apart after about 6-8 months. Tried to tape it together, but eventually the backpack was unusable. First time i've purchased an incase product, and was honestly expecting for it to last significantly longer than it did. In incase's defense, I did have a pretty textbook-intensive major, so if you arent using this bag to carry more than 1 or 2 smaller textbooks (in addition to your mbp), i'm sure it would work fine. I just expected more for the price, and was pretty disappointed.
Light and extremely comfortable. Ive had about a dozen of different backpacks (one incase Campus too) - None are as comfortable as this one. The inner pockets leave a bit to be desired when it comes to storing a power adapter and gear i need for my laptop. I've had it for over two years and it doesn't look worn out in anyway. Great value!
I'd rate it as 4.5 if possible
It's a handy backpack. It's just the right size and is rather simple and unobtrusive. Other backpacks often have too many compartments and pockets, leaving me scrambling to find items hidden deep in their recesses. But this bag gets it just right.
However, there are some issues. The bag has a small inner pocket for holding electronic accessories and pens — it's too small and flimsy. Stuff falls out of it easily. It's nearly useless. The pocket for the iPad is also flimsy and offers little protection. Last, but not least, the zipper is a bit weak and will come off after about a year, rendering the bag useless.
A better experience through good design.