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Granite Gear Sonju Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated May 12, 2019

based on 20 reviews

We have checked tens of reviews and found 10 reasons to buy the Sonju - and 2 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.

86% of the reviewers give the Granite Gear Sonju a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (66%)
Good (20%)
Average (0%)
Poor (13%)
Bad (0%)

Reviews Summary

Here's what the reviewers think about the Granite Gear Sonju:

Reviewers like these things about the Granite Gear Sonju

  • Reviewers thought that the Granite Gear Sonju backpack provides optimal durability due to its nylon material.
  • Other users praised its ergonomic multi-compartment design which provided them with several pockets and compartments for equipment and belongings.
  • Laptop users agree that a padded gear tech computer sleeve which is found inside its compartment secures their laptops in place.
  • Many of those who have tried using the backpack lauded the multi-pocket organizer which allows them to arrange their belongings in place.
  • Testers found that its stretchable side pockets made it easier to store water bottles in place.
  • Other testers discovered that moist could hardly enter the backpack due to its water-resistant Barrier zipper.
  • Some reviewers found out that the safety of fragile objects placed inside the bag is ensured due to its tricot-lined pockets.
  • Its Repelawaeve and Taurpalite fabrics which keep the backpack from getting wet are getting raves from many reviewers.
  • Other reviewers have gauged the stability that the backpack provides through its sternum straps.
  • Several users thought that they were comfortable using the backpack due to its load-absorbing shoulder straps.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A reviewer observed that the backpack is slim, reducing its capacity quite drastically.
  • On the other hand, a user thought that the mesh of the backpack does not feel sturdy enough.


Crowdsourced specs across all Granite Gear Sonju models and sizes:

Laptop iconLaptop SizeMax. 17 inches

Feature Summary

Many sources mention these Granite Gear Sonju features:
  • Hydration compatible
  • Sternum strap
  • Hydration bladder
  • Stretch mesh

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


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The Granite Gear Sonju ranks #19 compared with the other Granite Gear bags.

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vs All Bags

The Granite Gear Sonju ranks #1903 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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Bag ID 31306. Images from Amazon Product Advertising API and shop datafeeds.

Last updated on May 12, 2019