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Burton Apollo Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated April 2019

based on 202 reviews

We have checked hundreds of reviews and found 13 reasons to buy the Apollo - and 2 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.

85% of the reviewers give the Burton Apollo a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (78%)
Good (7%)
Average (6%)
Poor (0%)
Bad (6%)

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Reviews Summary

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

Reviewers like these things about the Burton Apollo

  • Many reviewers commend the Burton Apollo pack for its front stash pocket that offers easy access on the fly.
  • Users thought that it is a nice light backpack for everyday use.
  • Reviewers believed that the pack is well-designed and well-constructed.
  • Testers pointed out that the zipper grips are oversized making it easy to grab and open/close.
  • Users indicated that it has a nice laptop sleeve in the main compartment fits most laptops nicely.
  • Other users also thought that the bag shows no signs of wear and tear.
  • Reviewers praised the fabric that is nice and thick.
  • They also said that it has a super strong zipper.
  • Other reviewers thought that it fits laptop and a few books perfectly.
  • Testers pointed out that it is perfect for commuting around town.
  • Several of those who have tried the bag noted that it has more organization and pockets than expected.
  • Users took notice of the zippers that are very sturdy and the material that is very nice.
  • They also noted that it carries the weight perfectly.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A reviewer had issues with its drink pockets that are a little snug.
  • Another reviewer felt that it is not made for a school bag.


Crowdsourced specs across all Burton Apollo models and sizes:

Weight iconWeight1.1-1.2 oz (0.5-0.5 kg)
Length iconLength11 in (28 cm)
Width7-11 in (18-28 cm)
Height18 in (46 cm)

The bag is recommended for these activities:


Feature Summary

Many sources mention these Burton Apollo features:
  • Water bottle pockets
  • Sternum strap

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


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The Burton Apollo ranks #26 compared with the other Burton bags.

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vs All Bags

The Burton Apollo ranks #1743 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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Last updated on April 20, 2019