Amazon's private label was designed to offer the lowest cost on common items, and the AmazonBasics Laptop Backpack is definitely budget friendly. Students (and their parents) will appreciate that, in addition to the 17-inch laptop compartment. It also holds water bottles, pens, keys, a cellphone and the books and binders your academic will need throughout the day.
Comic-book nerds need storage, too. The Captain America Shield backpack has a laptop/tablet pocket and an adjustable strap. Inside, you'll also find two smaller pockets for cords and accessories. Sure, it's made of plastic, but you don't have to tell people that. Plus, you'll look like a supersoldier!
Hoofing it around campus can be tough, but the Case Logic Prevailer can make things easier on your favorite student. A dedicated laptop compartment holds a laptop with up to a 17-inch display, and there's an integrated pocket for a 10-inch tablet. In the main compartment, you can tote your gym clothes, books, over-the-ear headphones and much more. Plus, mesh pockets will let you carry water bottles to keep you hydrated during cram sessions.
For the hip and stylish, the Hex Convoy Convertible Backpack fits up to a 17-inch notebook in a fleece-lined pocket and sports a waxed coating that makes its fabric water-resistant. On the front sits a quick-access pocket, but the real storage comes from the main compartment, which is huge. Also, the padded backpack straps easily detach and can be slipped into pockets to turn this into a tote bag.
Specifically designed with the photographer in mind, the Urban Approach backpack can stow a 15-inch laptop, a tablet, a standard mirrorless camera body with a lens attached, up to eight additional lenses, and a tripod -- all in separate compartments. Leather accents on a water-resistant exterior of ballistic nylon round out this low-profile workhorse of a bag.
Sometimes, you don't need to take along the kitchen sink. The Kensington LM150 sports a slim 4.5-inch-deep profile that will make everyone on your crowded commuter train happy. Despite its compact design, the LM150 can carry a 15-inch laptop and a 10-inch tablet. Plus, you'll find plenty of pockets for smaller accessories, as well as a padded back and shoulder straps.
Perfect for on-the-go professionals on a budget, the $25 Targus Intellect Slipcase holds a 12-inch laptop in a padded compartment, as well as files and other small essentials. The exterior is made of durable nylon, and the shoulder strap is adjustable and removable. A slip-through pocket makes it easy to connect this bag to roller luggage. Targus also offers a lifetime warranty.
This simple but chic Solo Urban Hybrid Briefcase quickly transforms into a backpack via some stowable straps. Or, you can simply grab and go using the handles. A padded interior compartment holds a 15-inch laptop and a 10-inch tablet, while two front zippered pockets can hold other essential bits and pieces.This simple but chic Solo Urban Hybrid Briefcase quickly transforms into a backpack via some stowable straps. Or, you can simply grab and go using the handles. A padded interior compartment holds a 15-inch laptop and a 10-inch tablet, while two front zippered pockets can hold other essential bits and pieces.
The retro style of the Berchirly Vintage Military Men conveys a casual and adventurous style. It's available in black, dark brown, light brown, army green, khaki and gray. The canvas exterior is enhanced by the leather straps and outer trim. The interior is composed of one giant pocket for all the bits and pieces of your mobile life.
If battery endurance is the most important factor in your mobile life, the Phorce Freedom bag is for you. It comes with a 15,000-mAh built-in battery that can charge two devices at once, including a USB-C laptop such as the new MacBook. In fact, it holds a 13-inch laptop, a 10-inch tablet, a smartphone and your files. This black canvas bag can be carried as a messenger bag or a backpack, and it features waterproof zippers and shock-resistant padding.
You can customize the Rickshaw Bagworks Commuter 3.0 Laptop Bag to your heart's content, including your choice of exterior and interior fabrics, piping and straps. What won't change is the stand-up design with the top handle. Made in San Francisco, this bag holds a 15-inch laptop in a removable sleeve, and features front and rear pockets for all kinds of bits and pieces.
Casual mobile pros can choose among the small, medium and large versions of the WaterField Bold Briefcase, which makes a great carry-on. This bag also comes in ballistic nylon or waxed canvas, either of which can be in black, light brown or dark brown. The removable shoulder strap makes airport runs comfortable, while the padded laptop pocket keeps your gear safe.
Feminine, useful and budget-friendly, the Solo Executive Ultrabook Tote is a triple threat. The khaki polyester exterior with faux-leather accents will look at home in any boardroom, while the 15-inch laptop compartment and 10-inch tablet pockets will make sure you're properly equipped for your big meetings. The tapered top, zippered pocket keeps the overall look simple and elegant.
The water-resistant, waxed exterior of the Hex Century Convertible Tote will protect your essential gear from the elements, while not looking too girly. The padded and fleece-lined storage compartments for a 15-inch laptop, a 10-inch tablet and a 5-inch phone will protect it from bumps and bruises. There's also a ton of room in the main compartments for books and other items. Best of all, a quick change of the shoulder strap can convert this bag into a backpack.
The Kensington Jacqueline LM650 is the little black dress of tote bags; it's perfect for any occasion. Its matte-black, faux-leather exterior goes with anything. The padded compartments on the inside can hold a 15.6-inch laptop and a 12-inch tablet. A metal center clasp keeps everything inside. There's even a pass-through pocket, so you can conveniently attach this bag to roller luggage.
Available in dark gray, tan or a striking two-toned blue, the Timbuk2 Alamo does double-duty as a tote or a backpack via a couple of stowable buckles. Leather trim complements the canvas exterior, and the interior can hold tons of stuff. A side zipper offers quick access to the contents. This versatile bag comes with Timbuk2's lifetime warranty.
Weighing just 1.6 pounds, the elegant Knomo Grosvenor Top Zip Tote is so light you'll barely feel the Saffiano leather-trim shoulder straps. The exterior is spray-coated nylon that will offer dirt and water resistance. The red interior features a separate pocket for a 15-inch laptop, as well as a special pocket intended to hold a $139 Knomo 5000-mAh battery for charging your smartphone or tablet on the go.
When money is no object, the British-made Hard Graft 2Unfold Laptop Bag should be at the top of your list. This unique and luxurious bag is made of vegetable-tanned Italian leather that's been hand-stained using tree bark, which creates a nicely aged and elegant look. The inside can accommodate a laptop up to 17 inches, or it can be condensed to snuggly protect a 12-inch laptop. The multifaceted straps let you carry the 2Unfold as a briefcase, tote or backpack.
Viral sensation Honey Badger shows the world just how badass -- and yet, indifferent -- you are. This neoprene case comes made to fit a 10-inch, 13-inch or 15-inch laptop. It's lightweight and water-resistant, and features a top zipper.
Basic, slim and boardroom ready, the Arca Carrying Case from Case Logic is perfect for taking your Chromebook or Ultrabook to your next meeting. This black sleeve comes with a removable shoulder strap, while interior straps ensure you don't even have to remove your laptop to use it.
The Kensington LS440 Sleeve fits most 14-inch laptops via a side zipper. The plush-lined interior keeps devices from getting scratched. Corner straps hold things in place. The basic black case slides easily into just about any other bag.
The roller bag answer to all business and feminine, the McKlein La Grange W Series features a detachable briefcase that snaps onto a roller frame. It can stow a 15.4-inch laptop in a separate laptop compartment, while the inside holds what you need for a day or two on the road. Plus, the narrow design makes it easy to get down airplane aisles.
Designed to hold a 15.4-inch laptop, the black Brenthaven ProStyle Wheeled Case features an ergonomic telescoping handle. The ballistic nylon exterior with high-density foam inside will protect your gear from the elements, as well as a change of clothes or two. It also comes with a lifetime guarantee.
It doesn't matter whether you're carrying an 11-inch or a 16-inch laptop with the Everki Journey. It features an adjustable, felt-lined laptop compartment. It also has room for a 10-inch laptop, smartphone and a couple of changes in clothes. Leather accents add a touch of class.