Reviews Summary


89% of the LowePro Fastpack reviews are good or excellent!

Excellent (66%)
Good (23%)
Average (6%)
Poor (3%)
Bad (1%)


Here's what the reviewers think about the LowePro Fastpack:

Reviewers like these things about the LowePro Fastpack

  • A lot of users thought the removable waist strap works great when storing the Fastpack under an airplane seat.
  • Tripod mounting strap, water resistant cover, larger upper storage area, tablet pocket inside the laptop storage area and security straps are cited as some of the most useful features of the pack.
  • Many users thought the material is solid and provides plenty of storage room.
  • One user loved how it carries all his camera gear that he can physically lug around for a number of hours.
  • Many users find the bag solidly structured and well-padded where it needs to be.
  • Some appreciate how it provides spare room for a Micro microphone, spare batteries, memory cards, cleaning kit, etc.
  • Others liked how the large opening provide easy access to the contents inside.
  • One user commented that this is the only small bag he’s found that combines real protection, flexible organization and comfortable wearing options.
  • Others noted how light it is to carry even when fully loaded.
  • Many praise it for easy access to gear while standing and walking.
  • Others love that it comes with thick and strong padding.
  • Some users thought it’s a very cool bag for a compact style and does fit a lot.
  • Many users find the presence of multiple pockets useful in providing easy access to everything.
  • Some dubbed it as the best camera and laptop backpack they’ve ever seen.
  • Others like the presence of removable hip belt and built in rain cover.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • Some mentioned about the stitches coming loose after a couple of use.
  • One user thought the bag doesn’t provide enough camera body support.

Specs


Crowdsourced specs across all LowePro Fastpack models and sizes:

Weight iconWeight1.7-4 oz (0.8-1.8 kg)
Length iconLength8-12 in (20-30 cm)
Width9-13 in (23-33 cm)
Height16-19 in (41-48 cm)
Laptop iconLaptop SizeMax. 15 inches


The bag is recommended for these activities:

Travel
Hiking
Cycling
School
Backpacking
Sport



Popular Models


LowePro Fastpack 250

70% choose the LowePro Fastpack 250

70 %
Colors and combinations:

Black
Blue
Red


Specs
Weight iconWeight3.5 oz (1.6 kg)
Length iconLength12 in (30 cm)
Width11 in (28 cm)
Height18 in (46 cm)
Laptop iconLaptop SizeMax. 15 inches


LowePro Fastpack 350

30% choose the LowePro Fastpack 350

30 %
Colors and combinations:

Black


Specs
Weight iconWeight4 oz (1.8 kg)
Length iconLength12 in (30 cm)
Width13 in (33 cm)
Height19 in (48 cm)




LowePro Fastpack 250 vs Fastpack 350


The two most popular LowePro Fastpack models are the Fastpack 250 and the Fastpack 350, so let's compare them:

Popularity and Prices

In total, 100% of the people interested in the LowePro Fastpack bags choose one of these two models. The most popular choice is the Fastpack 250 which is choosen by 70% (2.3 times as many as the 30% that choose the Fastpack 350).

Fastpack 250Fastpack 350
Most popular

Weight and dimensions

The weight of the Fastpack 250 is 0.5 kg (17.6 oz) lower than the weight of the Fastpack 350.

Fastpack 250Fastpack 350
Lightest

If we look at dimensions, both the Fastpack 250 and the Fastpack 350 has the same length (12 in). It's 2 in (5 cm) wider (11 vs. 13 in), while the height of the Fastpack 250 is 1 in (2 cm) less than the height of the Fastpack 350 (18 vs. 19 in).

Features and Colors

Both models are available in black. Only the Fastpack 250 is available in blue and red.




Rankings


vs LowePro Bags

The LowePro Fastpack ranks #4 compared with the other LowePro bags.

2LowePro Passport
4.12
LowePro Passport
3LowePro Fastpack
4.07
LowePro Fastpack
4LowePro Hatchback
4.02
LowePro Hatchback
5LowePro Dashpoint
3.91
LowePro Dashpoint
6LowePro Portland
3.85
LowePro Portland

vs All Bags

The LowePro Fastpack ranks #824 compared with all the bags we have checked.

822Mountainsmith Vibe
4.07
Mountainsmith Vibe
823LowePro Fastpack
4.07
LowePro Fastpack
824Alps OutdoorZ Commander
4.07
Alps OutdoorZ Commander
825High Sierra Summit
4.07
High Sierra Summit
826Timbuk2 Q
4.07
Timbuk2 Q



Vs Other Bags


Crowdsourced comparisons of the LowePro Fastpack vs 4 other, similar bags.

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LowePro Fastpack vs Lowepro Flipside


LowePro Fastpack
LowePro Fastpack

4.07
Based on 3,100 reviews
Capacity:
Weight: 1.7-4 oz
Price: $$


Lowepro Flipside
Lowepro Flipside

4.33BEST
Based on 1,814 reviews
Capacity:
Weight: 2.1-4.4 oz
Price: $$

  • The Fastpack is rated a bit worse than the Flipside.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 4,914 reviews of the two bags.
  • The weight of the biggest Fastpack is 10% lighter than the biggest Flipside (4 oz vs 4.4 oz).

Both bags are available in these colors:
Black

Only the Fastpack is available in these colors:
Blue
Red

Only the Flipside is available in these colors:
Grey
Green




LowePro Fastpack vs LowePro Hatchback


LowePro Fastpack
LowePro Fastpack

4.07BEST
Based on 3,100 reviews
Capacity:
Weight: 1.7-4 oz
Price: $$


LowePro Hatchback
LowePro Hatchback

4.02
Based on 3,186 reviews
Capacity:
Weight: 1.8-2 oz
Price: $$

  • The Fastpack is rated a little bit better than the Hatchback.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 6,286 reviews of the two bags.
  • The weight of the biggest Fastpack is 100% heavier than the biggest Hatchback (4 oz vs 2 oz).

Both bags are available in these colors:
Black
Blue

Only the Fastpack is available in these colors:
Red

Only the Hatchback is available in these colors:
Grey




LowePro Fastpack vs Lowepro Protactic


LowePro Fastpack
LowePro Fastpack

4.07BEST
Based on 3,100 reviews
Capacity:
Weight: 1.7-4 oz
Price: $$


Lowepro Protactic
Lowepro Protactic

3.98
Based on 300 reviews
Capacity:
Weight: 5.5 oz
Price: $$$

  • The Fastpack is rated a little bit better than the Protactic.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 3,400 reviews of the two bags.
  • The weight of the biggest Fastpack is 38% lighter than the biggest Protactic (4 oz vs 5.5 oz).

Both bags are available in these colors:
Black

Only the Fastpack is available in these colors:
Blue
Red




LowePro Fastpack vs LowePro Slingshot


LowePro Fastpack
LowePro Fastpack

4.07
Based on 3,100 reviews
Capacity:
Weight: 1.7-4 oz
Price: $$


LowePro Slingshot
LowePro Slingshot

4.20BEST
Based on 2,445 reviews
Capacity:
Weight: 0-2 oz
Price: $$

  • The Fastpack is rated a little bit worse than the Slingshot.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 5,545 reviews of the two bags.
  • The weight of the biggest Fastpack is 100% heavier than the biggest Slingshot (4 oz vs 2 oz).

Both bags are available in these colors:
Black

Only the Fastpack is available in these colors:
Blue
Red







Selected Reviews


Mac Sources

I really can’t say enough good things about this backpack. It has everything you could need as a photographer and it’s not oversized.

Posted 20 April 2017 by Nicholas - Read full review

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Last updated on February 10, 2019

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