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Burton Cadet Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated May 12, 2019

based on 169 reviews

We have checked tens of reviews and found 11 reasons to buy the Cadet - and 3 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.

75% of the reviewers give the Burton Cadet a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (66%)
Good (9%)
Average (9%)
Poor (5%)
Bad (9%)

Reviews Summary

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

Reviewers like these things about the Burton Cadet

  • A reviewer thought that the Burton Cadet backpack is lightweight.
  • Users praised the selection of sleek and attractive designs to choose from.
  • Reviewers pointed out that the pack is durable due to its polyester material.
  • According to some reviewers, the bag has four external pockets necessary for storage and organization.
  • Other reviewers thought that its main compartment is deep.
  • They also indicated that they could store their essential gears securely through its main compartment.
  • Laptop users found it easy to store their gadgets due to a padded sleeve meant for laptops.
  • Some users recommend the pack to be used in travel, school, or work.
  • Testers noted that it serves its purpose of being a storage bag well.
  • Several reviewers thought that the design of the bag is simple yet practical.
  • Other reviewers found the bag to be comfortable to wear.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A reviewer thought that the side pockets were not big enough.
  • Another reviewer indicated that the bag does not have a very functional design.
  • A user thought that the bag gets dirty easily.


Crowdsourced specs across all Burton Cadet models and sizes:

Weight iconWeight1.5 oz (0.7 kg)
Length iconLength12 in (30 cm)
Width6 in (15 cm)
Height18 in (46 cm)

The bag is recommended for these activities:


Feature Summary

Many sources mention these Burton Cadet features:
  • Laptop compartment

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


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The Burton Cadet ranks #36 compared with the other Burton bags.

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The Burton Cadet ranks #2285 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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Last updated on May 12, 2019