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The North Face Electra Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated May 12, 2019

based on 350 reviews

We have checked hundreds of reviews and found 7 reasons to buy the Electra - and 2 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.

77% of the reviewers give the The North Face Electra a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (67%)
Good (10%)
Average (4%)
Poor (6%)
Bad (10%)

Reviews Summary

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

Reviewers like these things about the The North Face Electra

  • Numerous testers said that it is an excellent pack for women travelling in the city or hiking during the weekends.
  • Most travellers said that it is the perfect mid-sized pack that carried all their stuff for travelling and hiking.
  • Some reviewers said that the padded shoulder straps and back panel made carrying very comfortable.
  • A few reviewers also complimented about the slim design with good carrying capacity.
  • Some travellers also mentioned that the little compartments outside the pack helped to carry stuffs organized for their daily travel.
  • Testers said that the built of the pack is great and it is much durable to withstand various weather elements.
  • A couple of reviewers mentioned that the pricing of the pack is quiet reasonable.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A few travellers complained that the pack is a bit smaller for long trips and vacations.
  • Some reviewers also complained that the backpack doesn’t have any internal pockets to organize things inside the pack.


Crowdsourced specs across all The North Face Electra models and sizes:

Weight iconWeight0.8 oz (0.4 kg)
Length iconLength18 in (46 cm)
Width10 in (25 cm)
Height9 in (23 cm)
Laptop iconLaptop SizeMax. 13 inches

Feature Summary

Many sources mention these The North Face Electra features:
  • Sternum strap
  • Stretch mesh

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


vs The North Face Bags

The The North Face Electra ranks #47 compared with the other The North Face bags.

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47The North Face Electra
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vs All Bags

The The North Face Electra ranks #2308 compared with all the bags we have checked.

2306Arcteryx Arro
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2307The North Face Electra
The North Face Electra
2308Nathan Hipster
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2309Calpak Plato
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2310Gregory Freia
Gregory Freia

Vs Other Bags

Crowdsourced comparison of the The North Face Electra vs the The North Face Isabella.

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The North Face Electra vs The North Face Isabella

The North Face Electra
The North Face Electra


Based on 350 reviews
Weight: 0.8 oz
Price: $$

The North Face Isabella
The North Face Isabella

Based on 465 reviews

Weight: 1.55 oz
Price: $$

  • The Electra is rated slightly worse than the Isabella.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 815 reviews of the two bags.
  • The weight of the biggest Electra is 94% lighter than the biggest Isabella (0.8 oz vs 1.55 oz).

Laptop compartment
Organizer panel
Sternum strap
Stretch mesh
Water bottle pockets

Both bags are available in these colors:

Only the Isabella is available in these colors:

Bag ID 31380. Images from Amazon Product Advertising API and shop datafeeds.

Last updated on May 12, 2019