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The North Face Big Shot Reviews and Buyer's Guide (Mar 2019)

4.52
based on 305 reviews

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Reviews Summary


94% of the The North Face Big Shot reviews are good or excellent!

Excellent (85%)
Good (9%)
Average (1%)
Poor (1%)
Bad (0%)


Here's what the reviewers think about the The North Face Big Shot:

Reviewers like these things about the The North Face Big Shot

  • Reviewers agree that The North Face Big Shot backpack provides comfort to the user of the pack.
  • Reviewers also recommend the use of the pack primarily for schools and office use.
  • Other reviews thought that it could also be used for day hikes and overnight camping.
  • Laptop users lauded the presence of a padded sleeve dedicated to keeping their gadgets safe and secure.
  • Testers thought that its designs are attractive.
  • Reviewers found that the pack is durable due to its 210D Cordura nylon mini-ripstop material.
  • Reviewers noted that its reflective prints allow vehicles to spot them.
  • Other reviewers said that it has several pockets which may be essential in organizing several gears and personal belongings.
  • Users thought that the bag's padded shoulder straps and back panel provide additional support and comfort.
  • They have also mentioned that its mesh back panel provides ventilation to the user.
  • According to those who have used the backpack, the pack was lightweight and versatile.
  • Some reviewers noted that its compartment is large enough to fit several essentials and personal belongings.
  • Many users like that its wait belt may be removed.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A user thought that the backpack is heavy.
  • Another user noted that his shoulders were a little sore after using the pack due to its weight.

Specs


Crowdsourced specs across all The North Face Big Shot models and sizes:

Laptop iconLaptop SizeMax. 17 inches





Feature Summary


Many sources mention these The North Face Big Shot features:
  • Laptop compartment
  • Load-lifter straps

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


Rankings


vs The North Face Bags

The The North Face Big Shot ranks #2 compared with the other The North Face bags.

Top 5% The North Face bag

1The North Face Banchee
4.57
The North Face Banchee
2The North Face Big Shot
4.52
The North Face Big Shot
3The North Face Iron Peak
4.49
The North Face Iron Peak
4The North Face Berkeley
4.42
The North Face Berkeley
5The North Face Double Time
4.40
The North Face Double Time

vs All Bags

The The North Face Big Shot ranks #78 compared with all the bags we have checked.

Top 5% bag

76Patricia Nash Cassini
4.53
Patricia Nash Cassini
77The North Face Big Shot
4.52
The North Face Big Shot
78Fox Convoy
4.52
Fox Convoy
79NRS Mesh
4.52
NRS Mesh
80Burton The Kit
4.52
Burton The Kit



Vs Other Bags


Crowdsourced comparisons of the The North Face Big Shot vs 4 other, similar bags.

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The North Face Big Shot vs The North Face Borealis


The North Face Big Shot
The North Face Big Shot

4.52
BEST
Based on 305 reviews
Capacity:
Weight:
Price: $$


The North Face Borealis
The North Face Borealis

4.33

Based on 18,755 reviews

Capacity: 28 l
Weight: 2.4 oz
Price: $$

  • The Big Shot is rated a little bit better than the Borealis.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 19,060 reviews of the two bags.

FeatureBig ShotBorealis
Compression straps
Hip belt
Hydration compatible
Laptop compartment
Load-lifter straps
Media pocket
Organizer panel
Reflective
Sternum strap
Stretch mesh
Sunglasses pocket
Ventilated back panel
Water bottle pockets

Both bags are available in these colors:
Grey

Only the Borealis is available in these colors:
Black
Blue
Red
Green
Orange
Yellow
Purple
Brown
White




The North Face Big Shot vs The North Face Recon


The North Face Big Shot
The North Face Big Shot

4.52
BEST
Based on 305 reviews
Capacity:
Weight:
Price: $$


The North Face Recon
The North Face Recon

4.38

Based on 16,114 reviews

Capacity: 31 l
Weight: 2.6 oz
Price: $$

  • The Big Shot is rated a little bit better than the Recon.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 16,419 reviews of the two bags.

FeatureBig ShotRecon
Carry-on size
Compression straps
Hip belt
Laptop compartment
Load-lifter straps
Media pocket
Organizer panel
Reflective
Sternum strap
Stretch mesh
Water bottle pockets

Both bags are available in these colors:
Grey

Only the Recon is available in these colors:
Black
Blue
Green
Red
Orange
Purple
White
Yellow




The North Face Big Shot vs The North Face Router


The North Face Big Shot
The North Face Big Shot

4.52
BEST
Based on 305 reviews
Capacity:
Weight:
Price: $$


The North Face Router
The North Face Router

4.40

Based on 607 reviews

Capacity: 35 l
Weight: 2.35-2.5 oz
Price: $$

  • The Big Shot is rated a little bit better than the Router.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 912 reviews of the two bags.

FeatureBig ShotRouter
Laptop compartment
Load-lifter straps
Media pocket
Reflective
Sternum strap
Water bottle pockets

Both bags are available in these colors:
Grey

Only the Router is available in these colors:
Black
Blue
Green
Red




The North Face Big Shot vs The North Face Surge


The North Face Big Shot
The North Face Big Shot

4.52
BEST
Based on 305 reviews
Capacity:
Weight:
Price: $$


The North Face Surge
The North Face Surge

4.40

Based on 6,183 reviews

Capacity: 33 l
Weight: 3-3.1 oz
Price: $$

  • The Big Shot is rated a little bit better than the Surge.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 6,488 reviews of the two bags.

FeatureBig ShotSurge
Compression straps
Laptop compartment
Load-lifter straps
Media pocket
Reflective
Sternum strap
Water bottle pockets

Both bags are available in these colors:
Grey

Only the Surge is available in these colors:
Black
Blue
Green
Red
Pink
Purple

These laptop backpacks are perfect for those out there that might want to try something that will give them room for a big laptop and any electronics they need to bring with them. North Face focused the Big Shot's design around extra space and providing customers with a comfortable way to carry around heavy luggage.

The Surge isn't as big as the Big Shot but it does have more components. That's perfect for those out there who want to bring tablets, phones and watches with them. You'll have no problem fitting it all in one place.



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Last updated on March 17, 2019