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Burton Annex Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated July 3, 2019

based on 481 reviews

We have checked hundreds of reviews and found 10 reasons to buy the Annex - and 3 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.

94% of the reviewers give the Burton Annex a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (81%)
Good (13%)
Average (3%)
Poor (2%)
Bad (0%)


Reviews Summary

Here's what the reviewers think about the Burton Annex:

Reviewers like these things about the Burton Annex

  • Most users said that the pack is perfect for weekend trip.
  • Many users said that it is a great looking backpack with a lot of features.
  • Reviewers said that the pack is lightweight & not bulky.
  • Many users said that the interior is great, especially the lining at the top.
  • Reviewers said that the dense foam back frame provides some rigidity and structure to the bag while keeping it light.
  • One great feature mentioned by many users that there is a secured laptop pocket and secondary pocket for tablet.
  • Users said that there is a micro-fleece lined top cover pocket for cell phone.
  • Many users said that the laptop pocket is sewn into the back frame a couple inches above the bottom of the bag which provides protection from the ground.
  • Many other buyers said that the side pockets with flap and clip buckle closure are good sizes for accessories.
  • Many reviewers said that the main cinching buckles are metal and slide in an out of strap loops easily.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • One user complained that the fabric isn't as comfortable, feels a bit cheap.
  • Some users said that the handle is very flimsy.
  • Other users said that the chest strap can't be adjusted high enough on the shoulder straps.


Crowdsourced specs across all Burton Annex models and sizes:

Weight iconWeight2 oz (0.9 kg)
Length iconLength20 in (51 cm)
Width11 in (28 cm)
Height7 in (18 cm)

Feature Summary

Many sources mention these Burton Annex features:
  • Laptop compartment
  • Sternum strap

Actual features depends on the model, so check the features before you buy.


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The Burton Annex ranks #12 compared with the other Burton bags.

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vs All Bags

The Burton Annex ranks #383 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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Vs Other Bags

Crowdsourced comparison of the Burton Annex vs the Burton Tinder.

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Burton Annex vs Burton Tinder

Burton Annex
Burton Annex


Based on 481 reviews
Weight: 2 oz
Price: $$

Burton Tinder
Burton Tinder

Based on 2,858 reviews

Weight: 1.8 oz
Price: $$

  • The Annex is rated a little bit worse than the Tinder.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 3,339 reviews of the two bags.
  • The weight of the biggest Annex is 11% heavier than the biggest Tinder (2 oz vs 1.8 oz).

Bluesign approved
Laptop compartment
Sternum strap

Both bags are available in these colors:

Only the Tinder is available in these colors:

Bag ID 32093. Images from Amazon Product Advertising API and shop datafeeds.

Last updated on July 03, 2019