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Jansport Equinox Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated July 3, 2019

3.91
based on 17 reviews


We have checked a few reviews and found 9 reasons to buy the Equinox - and 3 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.


86% of the reviewers give the Jansport Equinox a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (60%)
Good (26%)
Average (13%)
Poor (0%)
Bad (0%)



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Reviews Summary


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

Reviewers like these things about the Jansport Equinox

  • Most users said that it has good set of pockets. They liked that there are three convenient pockets (2sides, 1 front) for stuff they need frequently.
  • Many users said that it is a great backpack, light weight but very sturdy.
  • Most reviewers said that the bag has great frame and carries easily.
  • Many users said that it is a well designed and comfortable pack for hiking.
  • Buyers said that having one big main compartment instead of multiple smaller compartments makes it better for a full weekend of gear when using like a college rucksack.
  • Most reviewers agreed that the design of the straps, hip belt, padding and extra tie down points makes it a good choice for ultralight packing trips.
  • Users said that it comes in lightweight but sturdy.
  • Most users said that the bag looks great.
  • Reviewers said that the overall quality seems very good with many little extra quality details.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • Some users complained that it does not have enough smaller compartments for organization.
  • Some other users said that the volume is limited. Unlike many other backpacking bags which have a lot of options to strap-on additional gear, this one has very limited options.
  • One reviewer complained that the water case is small.



Specs


Crowdsourced specs across all Jansport Equinox models and sizes:

Weight iconWeight2.35-6 oz (1.1-2.7 kg)
Length iconLength33 in (84 cm)
Width16 in (41 cm)
Height6 in (15 cm)


The bag is recommended for these activities:

Sport
Hiking
Cycling
Travel
School
Backpacking



Popular Models


Jansport Equinox 40

62% choose the Jansport Equinox 40

62 %
Colors and combinations:

Black
Blue
Grey
Red


Specs
Weight iconWeight2.35 oz (1.1 kg)
Length iconLength33 in (84 cm)
Width16 in (41 cm)
Height6 in (15 cm)


Jansport Equinox 34

25% choose the Jansport Equinox 34

25 %
Colors and combinations:

Black




Jansport Equinox 50

12% choose the Jansport Equinox 50

12 %


Specs
Weight iconWeight6 oz (2.7 kg)




Jansport Equinox 40 vs Equinox 34


The two most popular Jansport Equinox models are the Equinox 40 and the Equinox 34, so let's compare them:

Popularity and Prices

In total, 87% of the people interested in the Jansport Equinox bags choose one of these two models. The most popular choice is the Equinox 40 which is choosen by 62% (2.5 times as many as the 25% that choose the Equinox 34).

Equinox 40Equinox 34
Most popular

Features and Colors

Both models are available in black. Only the Equinox 40 is available in blue, grey and red.




Rankings


vs Jansport Bags

The Jansport Equinox ranks #20 compared with the other Jansport bags.

18Jansport Baughman
3.93
Jansport Baughman
19Jansport Agave
3.92
Jansport Agave
20Jansport Equinox
3.91
Jansport Equinox
21Jansport Reilly
3.83
Jansport Reilly
22Jansport Merit
3.83
Jansport Merit

vs All Bags

The Jansport Equinox ranks #1514 compared with all the bags we have checked.

1512Eagle Creek Load Hauler
3.91
Eagle Creek Load Hauler
1513Jansport Equinox
3.91
Jansport Equinox
1514Osprey Flapjill
3.91
Osprey Flapjill
1515Mammut Neon
3.91
Mammut Neon
1516Adidas Excel
3.91
Adidas Excel



Vs Other Bags


Crowdsourced comparison of the Jansport Equinox vs the Jansport Envoy.

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Jansport Equinox vs Jansport Envoy


Jansport Equinox
Jansport Equinox

3.91

Based on 17 reviews
Capacity:
Weight: 2.35-6 oz
Price: $$


Jansport Envoy
Jansport Envoy

4.15
BEST
Based on 230 reviews

Capacity:
Weight: 1.7-1.8 oz
Price: $$

  • The Equinox is rated a little bit worse than the Envoy.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 247 reviews of the two bags.
  • The weight of the biggest Equinox is 233% heavier than the biggest Envoy (6 oz vs 1.8 oz).

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

Only the Envoy is available in these colors:
White





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Last updated on July 03, 2019