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Jansport Platform Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated July 3, 2019

based on 77 reviews

We have checked tens of reviews and found 10 reasons to buy the Platform - and 3 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.

82% of the reviewers give the Jansport Platform a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (57%)
Good (25%)
Average (0%)
Poor (5%)
Bad (11%)


Reviews Summary

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

Reviewers like these things about the Jansport Platform

  • Most users really like the style, size and fit of this backpack.
  • Many users said that they like all the pockets.
  • Most reviewers think that it's well thought out and designed.
  • Users said that it isn't too bulky and had one large interior compartment.
  • Many users said that it is stylistically minimal enough to take to casual business meetings but could also work for light day hiking or walking around town if needed.
  • Many other users said that the laptop is contained close to their back in an upright position by the sleeve inside the main compartment.
  • Reviewers agreed that here is plenty of room for other items in the rest of the main compartment.
  • One feature mentioned by many users is that it has several additional pockets for smaller items or things they need to access.
  • Many reviewers said that Straps have cushioning for comfort.
  • Most buyers said that the stuff they use most is organized and quickly accessible.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • Some users complained that the side water bottle pockets don't really have elastic so things fall out of there.
  • Some other users complained that the bag is not weatherproof.
  • One user complained that it has no load bearing springs.


Crowdsourced specs across all Jansport Platform models and sizes:

Laptop iconLaptop SizeMax. 15 inches

The bag is recommended for these activities:


Feature Summary

Many sources mention these Jansport Platform features:
  • Organizer panel

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


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The Jansport Platform ranks #37 compared with the other Jansport bags.

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The Jansport Platform ranks #2739 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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Selected Reviews

Rush Faster

If you’re a student, blogger or need to transport some tech to the office, the Jansport Platform backpack is a great investment.

Posted 9 August 2017 - Read full review

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Last updated on July 03, 2019