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JanSport Austin Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated July 3, 2019

based on 264 reviews

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

Check all the pros and cons here.

83% of the reviewers give the JanSport Austin a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (78%)
Good (5%)
Average (1%)
Poor (4%)
Bad (9%)

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Reviews Summary

Here's what the reviewers think about the JanSport Austin:

Reviewers like these things about the JanSport Austin

  • Some users love how one of the front zipper pockets provide added storage for cell phone, pens, keys, and other small items that they need to keep close at hand.
  • One user find it very organized, perfect for a busy nursing student.
  • Great size and functionality makes it a great gym bag according to some users.
  • Other reviewers tought a number of small pockets make it easy to keep wallet and keys separate from my mobile phone.
  • A lot of users find it sturdy, with reasonably comfortable but not overly padded straps and quality zippers.
  • A number of users who had it for a while were impressed with how it has held up under daily use while being stuffed full.
  • Many owners appreciate its color, organizational structure as well as the durable, leather-like bottom for added support.
  • A number of users find the laptop pouch inside the big pocket a nice plus.
  • Vertically-zipping pocket feature on the front, according to some users work great for flat items like tablets and notepads, alongside two other smaller front pockets for small accessories.
  • Some reviewers refer to it as the ultimate backpack with its stylish, durable and endlessly roomy interior.
  • A lot of users love the synthethic leather at the bottom as it adds a nice touch to the overall look of the bag.
  • Many reviewers find the three exterior pockets perfect for quick-grab items.
  • Others appreciate the presence of a side stretch pocket, which is perfect for carrying a water bottle or a tiny umbrella.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • Some users find the straps too close together at the insertion point on the top, and it digs into the neck.
  • Other users wish it provided more protection for the laptop.


Crowdsourced specs across all JanSport Austin models and sizes:

Weight iconWeight1.15 oz (0.5 kg)
Length iconLength18 in (46 cm)
Width13 in (33 cm)
Height6 in (15 cm)
Laptop iconLaptop SizeMax. 15 inches

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The JanSport Austin ranks #1533 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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Last updated on July 03, 2019