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Jansport Envoy Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated April 2019

based on 229 reviews

We have checked hundreds of reviews and found 10 reasons to buy the Envoy - and 4 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.

95% of the reviewers give the Jansport Envoy a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (87%)
Good (8%)
Average (1%)
Poor (0%)
Bad (2%)

Reviews Summary

Here's what the reviewers think about the Jansport Envoy:

Reviewers like these things about the Jansport Envoy

  • Reviewers said that the pockets in this bag are specifically designed for someone who carries lots of things and likes organizations.
  • Many reviewers said that the small pocket in the front holds snacks and keys easily.
  • Many users said that the straps are wonderful. They help support the weight of the bag, and they don't rub on shoulders.
  • Most reviewers said that this is a great backpack for a student who carries lots of things, likes organized pockets, and carries technology on a regular basis.
  • Users said that the straps are nice and comfortable.
  • Many students said that the bag fits their 17' laptop with no problem at all.
  • Reviewers said that the straps are probably the best part of the bag. They have great support and are very soft.
  • One great feature mentioned by many users is that there is a pouch on the front that is for chargers, cords, etc. It's really nice to have them in the front little spot & not have to dig through the entire bag looking for things.
  • Many users said they've had this bag for two years now and it's still going strong.
  • Most users said that the design is super cute & colorful.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • Some users complained that there is lack of padding in the laptop compartment.
  • Some users complained that he bottom doesn't have padding so If you were to set your backpack down to hard, it may damage your computer.
  • One user said thatThe water bottle mesh pouches are a little small.
  • another user complained that the bag is bulky.


Crowdsourced specs across all Jansport Envoy models and sizes:

Weight iconWeight1.7-1.8 oz (0.8-0.8 kg)
Length iconLength13-19 in (33-48 cm)
Width13 in (33 cm)
Height8-13 in (20-33 cm)
Laptop iconLaptop SizeMax. 15 inches

The bag is recommended for these activities:


Feature Summary

Many sources mention these Jansport Envoy features:
  • Laptop compartment
  • Water bottle pockets

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


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The Jansport Envoy ranks #5 compared with the other Jansport bags.

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The Jansport Envoy ranks #736 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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Vs Other Bags

Crowdsourced comparison of the Jansport Envoy vs the Jansport Equinox.

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Jansport Envoy vs Jansport Equinox

Jansport Envoy
Jansport Envoy

Based on 229 reviews
Weight: 1.7-1.8 oz
Price: $$

Jansport Equinox
Jansport Equinox


Based on 17 reviews

Weight: 2.35-6 oz
Price: $$

  • The Envoy is rated a bit better than the Equinox.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 246 reviews of the two bags.
  • The weight of the biggest Envoy is 233% lighter than the biggest Equinox (1.8 oz vs 6 oz).

Both bags are available in these colors:

Only the Envoy is available in these colors:

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Last updated on April 19, 2019