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Gregory Deva Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated July 3, 2019

4.13
based on 403 reviews


We have checked hundreds of reviews and found 8 reasons to buy the Deva - and 4 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.


88% of the reviewers give the Gregory Deva a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (72%)
Good (16%)
Average (3%)
Poor (4%)
Bad (4%)



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Reviews Summary


Here's what the reviewers think about the Gregory Deva:

Reviewers like these things about the Gregory Deva

  • A lot of testers complimented that the backpack is much comfortable with has great back support especially for women travellers.
  • Many travellers said that it has good space capabilities with good balanced weight for commuting comfortably.
  • People have voted for its durability and comfortable padding for longer trips.
  • Numerous reviewers said that the pack is nicely fitted and is much lighter to carry.
  • A few of the travellers are very happy with the extra pockets of the pack that helped them to organize things very well and were easily accessible.
  • Some commuters found the hip belt much more comfortable with the extra padding.
  • Some reviewers said that they have also used the backpack as a fanny/day pack as the lid comes off completely.
  • Testers have confirmed that overall it’s a great load hauler with comfy.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • Some testers complained that too much stuff strapped outside makes the pack pull backwards on the shoulders causing more pain while travelling.
  • Some reviewers also complained about the small waterproof pocket to fit in valuable tech gears.
  • A few travellers are unhappy with the shape as the pack is much larger at the top compared to the bottom. This made their travelling very uncomfortable with stuffed baggage and created pressure on the hips.
  • Many reviewers have also complained about the pricing.



Specs


Crowdsourced specs across all Gregory Deva models and sizes:

Capacity iconCapacity64-85 l (3906-5187 cuin)
Weight iconWeight5.2-5.8 oz (2.4-2.6 kg)
Length iconLength25-27 in (64-69 cm)
Width14.5-16.5 in (37-42 cm)
Height9-12 in (23-30 cm)


The bag is recommended for these activities:

Backpacking
Hiking
Travel
Cycling
School
Sport



Popular Models


Gregory Deva 60

69% choose the Gregory Deva 60

69 %
Colors and combinations:

Blue
Green
Grey
Red


Specs
Capacity iconCapacity64 l (3906 cuin)
Weight iconWeight5.5 oz (2.5 kg)
Length iconLength25 in (64 cm)
Width14.5 in (37 cm)
Height9 in (23 cm)


Gregory Deva 70

31% choose the Gregory Deva 70

31 %
Colors and combinations:

Blue
Green
Grey
Red


Specs
Capacity iconCapacity74 l (4516 cuin)
Weight iconWeight5.2 oz (2.4 kg)
Length iconLength27 in (69 cm)
Width16 in (41 cm)
Height12 in (30 cm)




Gregory Deva 60 vs Deva 70


The two most popular Gregory Deva models are the Deva 60 and the Deva 70, so let's compare them:

Popularity and Prices

In total, 100% of the people interested in the Gregory Deva bags choose one of these two models. The most popular choice is the Deva 60 which is choosen by 69% (2.2 times as many as the 31% that choose the Deva 70).

Deva 60Deva 70
Most popular

The price of the two bags is more or less the same, but check the deals before you buy.

Capacity and Packing

The Deva 60 has a capacity of 64 l, while the Deva 70 has a capacity of 74 l.

Deva 60Deva 70
Biggest

For a traveller, the 10 L (610 cuin) difference equals around 1 blouse, 1 pants and 1 book.

Packing the Deva 60
laptop
1
toilet_bag
1
blouse
2
pants
2
tshirt
6
boxers
6
socks
6
shorts
2
jacket
1
shoes
1
towel
1
book
2
Extra in the Deva 70
blouse
1
pants
1
book
1

If you are an athlete, the 10 L difference equals 1 blouse, 1 towel and 1 book.

Packing the Deva 60
water_bottle
3
toilet_bag
1
blouse
1
tshirt
3
boxers
3
socks
3
shorts
2
jacket
1
shoes
2
protein_bar
4
towel
1
football
1
book
1
Extra in the Deva 70
blouse
1
towel
1
book
1

Outdoor people can equal the capacity difference as 1 water bottle, 1 trangia and 2 packaged meals.

Packing the Deva 60
water_bottle
2
toilet_bag
1
blouse
1
pants
1
tshirt
3
boxers
3
socks
3
shorts
1
jacket
1
fleece
1
protein_bar
2
towel
1
book
1
sleeping_bag
1
packaged_meal
4
Extra in the Deva 70
water_bottle
1
trangia
1
packaged_meal
2

Check how you can pack the Deva here.

Weight and dimensions

The weight of the Deva 60 is 0.3 kg (10.6 oz) higher than the weight of the Deva 70.

Deva 60Deva 70
Lightest

If we look at dimensions, the Deva 60 is 2 in (5 cm) longer than the Deva 70 (25 vs. 27 in). It's 2 in (5 cm) wider (14 vs. 16 in), while the height of the Deva 60 is 3 in (8 cm) less than the height of the Deva 70 (9 vs. 12 in).

Features and Colors

Both models are available in blue, green, grey and red.




Feature Summary


Many sources mention these Gregory Deva features:
  • Sleeping bag compartment
  • Raincover included
  • Hydration compatible
  • Hydration bladder
  • Lumbar pack lid
  • Stretch mesh
  • Removable daypack

Some sources also mention these features:
  • Hip belt
  • Hip belt pockets
  • Water bottle pockets
  • Adjustable torso
  • Carry-on size
  • Sternum strap

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


Packing Guide


See how much a traveller, an athlete and an outdoorsy person can pack in the different Gregory Deva models (the most popular choice is the Deva 60).




Capacity/Weight Levels


The capacity/weight level shows how much the bag weights compared with it's capacity (volume).

The lower the capacity/weight level, the better.

ModelCapacityWeightLevel
6064 l5.5 oz0.09 oz/L
7074 l5.2 oz0.07 oz/L
8085 l5.8 oz0.07 oz/L



Rankings


vs Gregory Bags

The Gregory Deva ranks #14 compared with the other Gregory bags.

12Gregory Maven
4.15
Gregory Maven
13Gregory Citro
4.15
Gregory Citro
14Gregory Deva
4.13
Gregory Deva
15Gregory Juno
4.13
Gregory Juno
16Gregory Zulu
4.11
Gregory Zulu

vs All Bags

The Gregory Deva ranks #862 compared with all the bags we have checked.

Top 30% bag

860Dooney & Bourke Continental
4.14
Dooney & Bourke Continental
861Gregory Deva
4.13
Gregory Deva
862Dakine Campus
4.13
Dakine Campus
863Mystery Ranch Scapegoat
4.13
Mystery Ranch Scapegoat
864Timbuk2 Robin
4.13
Timbuk2 Robin



Vs Other Bags


Crowdsourced comparisons of the Gregory Deva vs 6 other, similar bags.

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Gregory Deva vs Gregory Amber


Gregory Deva
Gregory Deva

4.13

Based on 403 reviews
Capacity: 64-85 l
Weight: 5.2-5.8 oz
Price: $$$


Gregory Amber
Gregory Amber

4.44
BEST
Based on 138 reviews

Capacity: 27-71 l
Weight: 1.5-3.35 oz
Price: $$$

  • The Deva is rated a bit worse than the Amber.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 541 reviews of the two bags.
  • The biggest Deva is 20% bigger than the biggest Amber (85 L vs 71 L).
  • The weight of the biggest Deva is 73% heavier than the biggest Amber (5.8 oz vs 3.35 oz).

FeatureDevaAmber
Adjustable torso
Carry-on size
Compression straps
Hip belt
Hip belt pockets
Hydration bladder
Hydration compatible
Ice axe/trekking pole loops
Load-lifter straps
Lumbar pack lid
Organizer panel
Raincover included
Removable daypack
Side pockets
Sleeping bag compartment
Sternum strap
Stretch mesh
Ventilated back panel
Water bottle pockets

Both bags are available in these colors:
Blue
Grey
Red
Green

Only the Amber is available in these colors:
Black




Gregory Deva vs Gregory Baltoro


Gregory Deva
Gregory Deva

4.13

Based on 403 reviews
Capacity: 64-85 l
Weight: 5.2-5.8 oz
Price: $$$


Gregory Baltoro
Gregory Baltoro

4.61
BEST
Based on 1,338 reviews

Capacity: 65-95 l
Weight: 1.5-5.4 oz
Price: $$$

  • The Deva is rated somewhat worse than the Baltoro.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 1,741 reviews of the two bags.
  • The biggest Deva is 12% smaller than the biggest Baltoro (85 L vs 95 L).
  • The weight of the biggest Deva is 7% heavier than the biggest Baltoro (5.8 oz vs 5.4 oz).

FeatureDevaBaltoro
Adjustable torso
Carry-on size
Compression straps
Hip belt
Hip belt pockets
Hydration bladder
Hydration compatible
Ice axe/trekking pole loops
Load-lifter straps
Lumbar pack lid
Organizer panel
Raincover included
Removable daypack
Sleeping bag compartment
Sternum strap
Stretch mesh
Ventilated back panel
Water bottle pockets

Both bags are available in these colors:
Blue
Grey
Red
Green

Only the Baltoro is available in these colors:
Black




Gregory Deva vs Gregory Cairn


Gregory Deva
Gregory Deva

4.13
BEST
Based on 403 reviews
Capacity: 64-85 l
Weight: 5.2-5.8 oz
Price: $$$


Gregory Cairn
Gregory Cairn

3.79

Based on 23 reviews

Capacity:
Weight: 3.8-4.1 oz
Price: $$$

  • The Deva is rated a bit better than the Cairn.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 426 reviews of the two bags.
  • The weight of the biggest Deva is 41% heavier than the biggest Cairn (5.8 oz vs 4.1 oz).

Both bags are available in these colors:
Grey
Green

Only the Deva is available in these colors:
Blue
Red

Only the Cairn is available in these colors:
Pink




Gregory Deva vs Gregory Jade


Gregory Deva
Gregory Deva

4.13

Based on 403 reviews
Capacity: 64-85 l
Weight: 5.2-5.8 oz
Price: $$$


Gregory Jade
Gregory Jade

4.66
BEST
Based on 203 reviews

Capacity: 28-53 l
Weight: 2.4-3.4 oz
Price: $$$

  • The Deva is rated somewhat worse than the Jade.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 606 reviews of the two bags.
  • The biggest Deva is 60% bigger than the biggest Jade (85 L vs 53 L).
  • The weight of the biggest Deva is 71% heavier than the biggest Jade (5.8 oz vs 3.4 oz).

FeatureDevaJade
Adjustable torso
Carry-on size
Compression straps
Hip belt
Hip belt pockets
Hydration bladder
Hydration compatible
Ice axe/trekking pole loops
Lumbar pack lid
Moisture wicking
Raincover included
Removable daypack
Side pockets
Sleeping bag compartment
Sternum strap
Stretch mesh
Sunglasses pocket
Water bottle pockets

Both bags are available in these colors:
Blue
Grey
Red
Green

Only the Jade is available in these colors:
Purple




Gregory Deva vs Osprey Ariel


Gregory Deva
Gregory Deva

4.13

Based on 403 reviews
Capacity: 64-85 l
Weight: 5.2-5.8 oz
Price: $$$


Osprey Ariel
Osprey Ariel

4.61
BEST
Based on 540 reviews

Capacity: 55-75 l
Weight: 2.5-4.8 oz
Price: $$$

  • The Deva is rated somewhat worse than the Ariel.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 943 reviews of the two bags.
  • The biggest Deva is 13% bigger than the biggest Ariel (85 L vs 75 L).
  • The weight of the biggest Deva is 21% heavier than the biggest Ariel (5.8 oz vs 4.8 oz).

FeatureDevaAriel
Adjustable torso
Carry-on size
Compression straps
Hip belt
Hip belt pockets
Hydration bladder
Hydration compatible
Ice axe/trekking pole loops
Load-lifter straps
Lumbar pack lid
Raincover included
Removable daypack
Side pockets
Sleeping bag compartment
Sternum strap
Stretch mesh
Water bottle pockets

Both bags are available in these colors:
Blue
Grey
Red

Only the Deva is available in these colors:
Green

Only the Ariel is available in these colors:
Brown

Osprey Ariel is suitable for minimalist overnights as well as extended treks as it provides excellent carrying comfort and organization.

This women-specific pack features AntiGravity suspension and a hip belt that is custom-moldable for better fit and comfort. This pack can carry heavy loads and feel well-fitting on your back.

Gregory Deva can carry even larger and heavier loads with amazing stability and comfort. The backpack is built with highly durable materials and zippers.

Like the Ariel, Gregory Deva sports a removable top lid design which allows it to be used as a daypack. But it terms of weight, the Deva seems to have been slimmed down a little to make it more lightweight.


Gregory Deva vs Osprey Aura


Gregory Deva
Gregory Deva

4.13

Based on 403 reviews
Capacity: 64-85 l
Weight: 5.2-5.8 oz
Price: $$$


Osprey Aura
Osprey Aura

4.47
BEST
Based on 921 reviews

Capacity: 50-65 l
Weight: 4-4.3 oz
Price: $$$

  • The Deva is rated a bit worse than the Aura.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 1,324 reviews of the two bags.
  • The biggest Deva is 31% bigger than the biggest Aura (85 L vs 65 L).
  • The weight of the biggest Deva is 35% heavier than the biggest Aura (5.8 oz vs 4.3 oz).

FeatureDevaAura
Adjustable torso
Carry-on size
Compression straps
Detachable lid
Hip belt
Hip belt pockets
Hydration bladder
Hydration compatible
Ice axe/trekking pole loops
Load-lifter straps
Lumbar pack lid
Raincover included
Removable daypack
Side pockets
Sleeping bag compartment
Sternum strap
Stretch mesh
Ventilated back panel
Water bottle pockets
Waterproof
Zippered top

Both bags are available in these colors:
Blue
Grey
Red
Green

The fact is that both the Gregory Deva and the Osprey Aura are super quality bags and are stylish. Moreover, many are pleased that they are super strong for rugged journeys.

The Gregory Deva is always ultra reliable and will not disappoint you. It sits well against your body. You will be pleased that it is light in weight. Further, this bag is super roomy for a lot of your stuff.

The Osprey Aura is worthy of consideration in its own rite. The inside pockets grant you the extra storage that other bags tend to lack. The bag is not bulky, so that you can trek quickly and with efficiency.



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Last updated on July 03, 2019