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Incase City Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated July 4, 2019

based on 456 reviews

We have checked hundreds of reviews and found 12 reasons to buy the City - and 2 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.

85% of the reviewers give the Incase City a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (76%)
Good (9%)
Average (6%)
Poor (1%)
Bad (5%)


Reviews Summary

Here's what the reviewers think about the Incase City:

Reviewers like these things about the Incase City

  • Many users recommend this bag to anyone looking for a compact profile bag that is versatile and looks great.
  • Overall, users chose this bag for its solid construction, good structure, multiple pockets ans spacious compartments.
  • Others appreciate the pouch that is lined with deep pile luxurious faux fur, as it keeps their devices protected and scrath free.
  • Some like how the access to the main compartment keeps everything from spilling out.
  • Many chose this bag for its minimalist, beautiful design, comfy straps, thick nylon top handle, soft plush interior smaller pockets and compartments.
  • Some love how the entire backpack is constructed with thick lip that protects the laptop sleeve from bumps and whatnot.
  • Others find its color and texture impressive.
  • A number of users noted how the bag doesn't bulge or sag even when it is mostly full.
  • A lot of owners thought the bag looks slim but has the perfect amount of space for all the essentials plus more.
  • Some users refer to it as a fantastic everyday bag.
  • Others thought it's a solid compact backpack with just enough space to carry travel essentials.
  • One owner described it as super sleek, yet casual, perfect for school and travel.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • Some users find the outer material and zippers stiff.
  • Others thought the shoulder straps are too wide.


Crowdsourced specs across all Incase City models and sizes:

Weight iconWeight1.2-2.5 oz (0.5-1.1 kg)
Length iconLength14 in (36 cm)
Width2 in (5 cm)
Height12 in (30 cm)

Popular Models

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Colors and combinations:


Weight iconWeight1.2 oz (0.5 kg)
Length iconLength14 in (36 cm)
Width2 in (5 cm)
Height12 in (30 cm)

Feature Summary

Many sources mention these Incase City features:
  • Laptop compartment

Some sources also mention these features:
  • Tablet compartment

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


vs Incase Bags

The Incase City ranks #5 compared with the other Incase bags.

3Incase EO
Incase EO
4Incase Staple
Incase Staple
5Incase City
Incase City
6Incase Icon
Incase Icon
7Incase Ari Marcopoulos
Incase Ari Marcopoulos

vs All Bags

The Incase City ranks #1465 compared with all the bags we have checked.

1463Chrome Soma
Chrome Soma
1464Incase City
Incase City
1465Travelpro Tpro Bold
Travelpro Tpro Bold
1466Kipling Darcey
Kipling Darcey
1467Victorinox VX Sport
Victorinox VX Sport

Vs Other Bags

Crowdsourced comparison of the Incase City vs the Incase Icon.

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Some sources mention this feature

Incase City vs Incase Icon

Incase City
Incase City

Based on 456 reviews
Weight: 1.2-2.5 oz
Price: $$

Incase Icon
Incase Icon


Based on 761 reviews

Weight: 0.4-2.1 oz
Price: $$

  • The City is rated a little bit better than the Icon.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 1,217 reviews of the two bags.
  • The weight of the biggest City is 19% heavier than the biggest Icon (2.5 oz vs 2.1 oz).

Laptop compartment
Organizer panel
Sternum strap
Tablet compartment

Both bags are available in these colors:

Only the Icon is available in these colors:

Selected Reviews

Rush Faster

The Incase City Compact is best suited to modern creative professionals who carry around a laptop every day

Posted 22 October 2016 - Read full review

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Last updated on July 04, 2019