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Osprey Bitstream Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated May 12, 2019

based on 28 reviews

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

Check all the pros and cons here.

Excellent (57%)
Good (0%)
Average (9%)
Poor (33%)
Bad (0%)

Reviews Summary

Here's what the reviewers think about the Osprey Bitstream:

Reviewers like these things about the Osprey Bitstream

  • Reviewers thought that the top padded grab handle of the Osprey Bitstream backpack is essential for a quick and comfortable carry.
  • Users recommend the bag to be used for commuting to school and work.
  • Other reviewers noted that the bag is functional and easy to use.
  • Several users pointed out that the bag is durable due to its material.
  • Some users found that the pack is roomy enough to fit items including laptops, books, change clothes, and a lot more.
  • Laptop users found it easy to store their gadgets due to a compartment dedicated for laptops.
  • According to some users, its generous u-zip opening makes loading and unloading a cinch.
  • Other reviewers thought that its back panel and shoulder harness make the bag more comfortable to carry.
  • Some users found it easy to organize things through its pockets.
  • Other reviewers remarked on good support and suspension.
  • Users were delighted that the bag is lightweight.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A user thought that the backpack might be too small to place a lot of things.
  • Another user reported that the bag does not have enough pockets.

Feature Summary

Many sources mention these Osprey Bitstream features:
  • Laptop compartment
  • Water bottle pockets

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


vs Osprey Bags

The Osprey Bitstream ranks #85 compared with the other Osprey bags.

83Osprey Airporter
Osprey Airporter
84Osprey Perigee
Osprey Perigee
85Osprey Bitstream
Osprey Bitstream

vs All Bags

The Osprey Bitstream ranks #2831 compared with all the bags we have checked.

2829Targus CityGear
Targus CityGear
2830Osprey Bitstream
Osprey Bitstream
2831Aqua Quest AquaRoo
Aqua Quest AquaRoo
2832High Sierra Sportour
High Sierra Sportour
2833Kelly Moore Kate
Kelly Moore Kate

Vs Other Bags

Crowdsourced comparison of the Osprey Bitstream vs the Osprey Pixel.

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Osprey Bitstream vs Osprey Pixel

Osprey Bitstream
Osprey Bitstream


Based on 28 reviews
Price: $$

Osprey Pixel
Osprey Pixel

Based on 255 reviews

Weight: 1.6 oz
Price: $$

  • The Bitstream is rated somewhat worse than the Pixel.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 283 reviews of the two bags.

Laptop compartment
Organizer panel
Water bottle pockets

Both bags are available in these colors:

Only the Pixel is available in these colors:

Bag ID 31351. Images from Amazon Product Advertising API and shop datafeeds.

Last updated on May 12, 2019