SML663031070

Samsonite Tectonic 2 Carrying Case (Backpack) for 17" Notebook - Black, Orange

Shock Resistant Interior, Slip Resistant Shoulder Strap - Poly Ballistic - Shoulder Strap, Handle

Reg. Price $155.99

Our Price $110.73 Each

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  • Constructed of poly ballistic fabric with diamond ripstop accents.
  • Brushed Tricot-lined padded drop-in laptop compartment will accommodate most 17" laptops.
  • Smart sleeve on back of bag to secure to an upright.
  • Brushed Tricot-lined sunglass pocket.
  • Top quick access pocket can hold sunglasses or headphones.
  • Contoured dual density shoulder straps.
  • Padded co-molded top carry handle.
  • Tablet/iPad pocket plus essential business organizer.
  • Side pockets with elastic stretch for drink bottles.
  • Weight: 2.6 lbs.
  • Additional Info
SKU
SML663031070
Manufacturer
Samsonite
Manufacturer Part Number
66303-1070
Brand Name
Samsonite
Packaged Quantity
1 Each
Product Type
Carrying Case
Style
Backpack
Carrying Options
Shoulder Strap
Durability
Shock Resistant
Application/Usage
Notebook
Compatibility
Apple - iPad

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Samsonite Tectonic 2 Carrying Case (Backpack) for 17" Notebook - Black, Orange
 
4.5

(based on 24 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (14)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (9)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (14)
  • Easy to access items (11)
  • High quality (11)
  • Easy to carry (8)
  • Good capacity (7)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Travel (7)
  • Daily commuting (6)
  • Weekend trips (5)
  • Family trips (3)
  • Long vacations (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Career (8), Practical (7), Comfort-oriented (6), Casual dresser (5), Modern (5)
    • Travel Frequency:
    • 0-5 annual trips (5), 20+ annual trips (3)
    • Primary use:
    • Business (12), Personal (11)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (12), Yes (10)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

High capacity backpack for business, travel, school

I have searched many other brands and models and this was the best overall backpack for me in terms of functionality, capacity, and style.

The large compartment stores all my business work...Read complete review

I have searched many other brands and models and this was the best overall backpack for me in terms of functionality, capacity, and style.

The large compartment stores all my business work accessories such as my power supply, notebook, phone accessories, large headset, and it can even hold a small change of clothes, travel pillow, and baseball cap!

The organizer is okay. It can hold a tablet, eyeglass case, pens, memory sticks, etc. It's just that the zippered pockets inside can't really hold much and can be hard to reach/open if the bag is full. Still decent.

The small soft fleece-lined pocket at the top is a nice touch. It's a good place to put your cell phone, eye drops, metro subway card, earphones, etc.

There's a quick access pocket on the back that is partially closed by velcro. I like this pocket for grabbing things like tissue, gum, snacks, or a small tube of hand lotion. The things mentioned tend to stick out a bit when I store them there. I know it's not meant to be a closed pocket and it works well. But I do wish it was a little bit deeper. That way, things would sit more comfortably in there.

The two cup holders are fantastic. They can fit large tumblers. I use to hold all sorts of misc items such as a leak-proof thermos, gloves, or a compact umbrella.

As others have stated, the top handle is great. It's nicely reinforced. It's what I always reach for first when picking my bag off the floor.

The zippers themselves are very high quality. They are thick, the straps are large, easy to grip, and the zip action is smooth.

I do really like that the bag itself is rather large but light-weight at the same time. This is key for a frequent business traveler whose body gets mangled by carrying laptops and sits in economy class flights all the time.

My only big complaint is that I wish the bottom was more reinforced. If your bag is sitting on a hard floor and if you don't put your laptop in carefully, it will bang the floor.

VS

Most Liked Negative Review

 

Sturdy?

I like the bag but, as a graduate student I use the bag to carry heavy books, laptop, papers, water bottle etc.--daily--to and fro the campus and I'm afraid,...Read complete review

I like the bag but, as a graduate student I use the bag to carry heavy books, laptop, papers, water bottle etc.--daily--to and fro the campus and I'm afraid, the bag is just not sturdy enough, it feels.

Reviewed by 24 customers

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5.0

Very good product

By Laxmi

from Lewisville, TX

About Me Career, Comfort-Oriented, Modern, Stylish

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Comfortable
  • Durable

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Computer
    • Office
    • Travel

    Comments about Samsonite Tectonic 2 Carrying Case (Backpack) for 17" Notebook - Black, Orange:

    Good

    • Primary use:
    • Business
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    5.0

    A great Back Pack

    By Chris

    from Charlotte, NC

    About Me Casual Dresser

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Adequate Capacity
    • Lightweight
    • Quality Construction
    • Well Organized Inside

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Staying Organized
      • Traveling

      Comments about Samsonite Tectonic 2 Carrying Case (Backpack) for 17" Notebook - Black, Orange:

      A good all around back pack with excellent zippers and quality construction.

      • Primary use:
      • Personal
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      5.0

      Excellent for the business traveler

      By T

      from San Diego, CA

      About Me Trendy/Stylish Dresser

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Adequate Capacity
      • Attractive Design
      • Lightweight
      • Quality Construction
      • Secure Design
      • Well Organized Inside

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Traveling

        Comments about Samsonite Tectonic 2 Carrying Case (Backpack) for 17" Notebook - Black, Orange:

        This is a great backpack for business travel. Well organized compartments for Laptop access and when going through TSA. Convenient strap to use with roller suitcase handles to secure the backpack.

        • Primary use:
        • Business
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        4.0

        Heavy but good quality

        By S

        from Canton

        About Me Casual Dresser

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Quality Construction
        • Secure Design

        Cons

        • Bulky
        • Heavy
        • Inadequate Capacity

        Best Uses

          Comments about Samsonite Tectonic 2 Carrying Case (Backpack) for 17" Notebook - Black, Orange:

          It's heavy and thick, so it feels like you can't put too much stuff like max. for two days clothing. But it's good quality and can fit 17" laptop. It's also bulky.

          • Primary use:
          • Personal
          • Was this a gift?:
          • Yes
           
          5.0

          High capacity backpack for business, travel, school

          By The Brain Explorer

          from San Francisco, CA

          Pros

          • Adequate Capacity
          • Attractive Design

          Cons

          • Flimsy Construction

          Best Uses

          • Daily Commuting
          • Traveling

          Comments about Samsonite Tectonic 2 Carrying Case (Backpack) for 17" Notebook - Black, Orange:

          I have searched many other brands and models and this was the best overall backpack for me in terms of functionality, capacity, and style.

          The large compartment stores all my business work accessories such as my power supply, notebook, phone accessories, large headset, and it can even hold a small change of clothes, travel pillow, and baseball cap!

          The organizer is okay. It can hold a tablet, eyeglass case, pens, memory sticks, etc. It's just that the zippered pockets inside can't really hold much and can be hard to reach/open if the bag is full. Still decent.

          The small soft fleece-lined pocket at the top is a nice touch. It's a good place to put your cell phone, eye drops, metro subway card, earphones, etc.

          There's a quick access pocket on the back that is partially closed by velcro. I like this pocket for grabbing things like tissue, gum, snacks, or a small tube of hand lotion. The things mentioned tend to stick out a bit when I store them there. I know it's not meant to be a closed pocket and it works well. But I do wish it was a little bit deeper. That way, things would sit more comfortably in there.

          The two cup holders are fantastic. They can fit large tumblers. I use to hold all sorts of misc items such as a leak-proof thermos, gloves, or a compact umbrella.

          As others have stated, the top handle is great. It's nicely reinforced. It's what I always reach for first when picking my bag off the floor.

          The zippers themselves are very high quality. They are thick, the straps are large, easy to grip, and the zip action is smooth.

          I do really like that the bag itself is rather large but light-weight at the same time. This is key for a frequent business traveler whose body gets mangled by carrying laptops and sits in economy class flights all the time.

          My only big complaint is that I wish the bottom was more reinforced. If your bag is sitting on a hard floor and if you don't put your laptop in carefully, it will bang the floor.

          • Primary use:
          • Business
           
          3.0

          Sturdy?

          By Bad

          from California

          About Me Classic Dresser

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Adequate Capacity
          • Lightweight
          • Well Organized Inside

          Cons

          • Flimsy Construction

          Best Uses

          • Daily Commuting

          Comments about Samsonite Tectonic 2 Carrying Case (Backpack) for 17" Notebook - Black, Orange:

          I like the bag but, as a graduate student I use the bag to carry heavy books, laptop, papers, water bottle etc.--daily--to and fro the campus and I'm afraid, the bag is just not sturdy enough, it feels.

          • Primary use:
          • Personal
          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          4.0

          Comfortable

          By For work

          from Indianapolis, IN

          About Me Career, Comfort-Oriented, Practical

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Comfortable
          • High Quality
          • Lightweight

          Cons

          • Good Battery Storage

          Best Uses

          • Business Backpack

          Comments about Samsonite Tectonic 2 Carrying Case (Backpack) for 17" Notebook - Black, Orange:

          Top small zipper pouch needs sewn to front divider, hangs in the way a bit

          • Travel Frequency:
          • 20+ Annual Trips
          • Primary use:
          • Business
          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          5.0

          Great bag

          By Sophia

          from New York

          About Me Casual Dresser

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Attractive Design
          • Lightweight
          • Well Organized Inside

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Commuting
            • Traveling

            Comments about Samsonite Tectonic 2 Carrying Case (Backpack) for 17" Notebook - Black, Orange:

            Very nice, my husband loves it. We are using this for traveling as well.

            • Primary use:
            • Business
            • Was this a gift?:
            • Yes
             
            5.0

            I loved it, I would buy it again

            By AnaC

            from Mexico

            About Me Casual Dresser

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Lightweight
            • Well Organized Inside

            Cons

            • Unattractive Design

            Best Uses

            • Daily Commuting
            • Traveling

            Comments about Samsonite Tectonic 2 Carrying Case (Backpack) for 17" Notebook - Black, Orange:

            I bought this backpack for my brother, so he can go to school with it. He asked me for a backpack who had a lot of space and lightweight. And when I finally had it in my hands it was what I really asked for.

            Actually I would buy this backpack for myself as well because I can use it in travels and for business.

            • Primary use:
            • Personal
            • Was this a gift?:
            • Yes
             
            5.0

            Tectonic 2 Large Backpack

            By Greyboarder

            from Boston, Ma

            About Me Casual Dresser

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Adequate Capacity
            • Attractive Design
            • Quality Construction
            • Well Organized Inside

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Daily Commuting
              • Staying Organized
              • Traveling

              Comments about Samsonite Tectonic 2 Carrying Case (Backpack) for 17" Notebook - Black, Orange:

              I use this backpack to organize and carry all my business needs that includes laptop, documents, tools, cords, chargers ... It has compartments for each. Best is the easy in out for laptop so when traveling through an airport I can easily dig out the laptop for screening. This is my second one as I wore out the first one after many years of hard use. Only thing that wore out was the left shoulder strap since I sometimes one arm carry and a zipper finally gave out ...

              • Primary use:
              • Business
              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

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