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The North Face Microbyte Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated April 2019

based on 526 reviews

We have checked hundreds of reviews and found 11 reasons to buy the Microbyte - and 2 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.

86% of the reviewers give the The North Face Microbyte a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (78%)
Good (8%)
Average (8%)
Poor (0%)
Bad (3%)

Reviews Summary

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

Reviewers like these things about the The North Face Microbyte

  • Reviewers thought that the North Face Microbyte bag is very functional.
  • Other reviewers noted that the bag has a padded mesh back panel with a spine channel and a lumbar wicking panel for maximum support and ventilation.
  • Testers also said that it has padded shoulder straps for comfortable use.
  • Several users pointed out that the bag has a fleece-lined 13' laptop compartment which allows for protected, checkpoint-friendly travel.
  • Other users noted that it has a spacious main compartment with dual-zip closure.
  • Other reviewers pointed out that the bag is roomy enough to carry all the things they may need.
  • Some users are pleased with the quality of the pack.
  • According to some users, the padded haul handle is very helpful.
  • Other reviewers thought that the bag makes everything accessible and well organized.
  • Some users felt that the bag is perfect for a person who likes to travel a lot.
  • Many commended its simple yet attractive design.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A user said that the bag has no bottle water holder.
  • Another user had issues with the zippers.


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

Capacity iconCapacity17 l (1037 cuin)
Weight iconWeight2.1 oz (1 kg)
Length iconLength18 in (46 cm)
Width9 in (23 cm)
Height9 in (23 cm)
Laptop iconLaptop SizeMax. 13 inches

The bag is recommended for these activities:


Feature Summary

Many sources mention these The North Face Microbyte features:
  • Laptop compartment
  • Reflective
  • Sternum strap
  • Media pocket

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

Capacity/Weight Levels

The capacity/weight level shows how much the bag weights compared with it's capacity (volume).

The lower the capacity/weight level, the better.

TNF17 l2.1 oz0.12 oz/L


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The The North Face Microbyte ranks #29 compared with the other The North Face bags.

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The The North Face Microbyte ranks #856 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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Last updated on April 19, 2019