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Osprey Flare Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated July 3, 2019

4.27
based on 27 reviews


We have checked tens of reviews and found 8 reasons to buy the Flare - and 2 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.


95% of the reviewers give the Osprey Flare a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (81%)
Good (14%)
Average (3%)
Poor (2%)
Bad (0%)



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Reviews Summary


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

Reviewers like these things about the Osprey Flare

  • Many users agree that it's an excellent backpack with lots of pockets for easy organization of things.
  • Some were happy that the product was delivered quickly and exceeded their expectations.
  • One reviewer described the bag as great rucksack,lots of compartments, comfortable to wear,no brainer.
  • Some commuters find it a great bag for high speed commuting.
  • Other users find the separate padded sleeve useful for storing their iPad and laptop.
  • A number of users said that the interior ppockets work well for wallets, phones amd other small items.
  • One parent thought it's a brilliant backpack considering its load capacity.
  • One reviewer confirmed that this backpack fairs very well against any rain as it has been used during torrential rain many of times with no dampness inside.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • One reviewer said the bag had terrible design flaw.
  • One owner had a slight concern that the entry point for the headphone lead might allow rain to get in.



Specs


Crowdsourced specs across all Osprey Flare models and sizes:

Weight iconWeight1.7 oz (0.8 kg)
Length iconLength18 in (46 cm)
Width11 in (28 cm)
Height10 in (25 cm)
Laptop iconLaptop SizeMax. 15 inches


The bag is recommended for these activities:

Travel
School
Hiking
Cycling
Backpacking
Sport



Popular Models


Osprey Flare 22

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Colors and combinations:

Black
Blue
Green
Red


Specs
Weight iconWeight1.7 oz (0.8 kg)
Length iconLength18 in (46 cm)
Width11 in (28 cm)
Height10 in (25 cm)
Laptop iconLaptop SizeMax. 15 inches




Feature Summary


Many sources mention these Osprey Flare features:
  • Stretch mesh
  • Sternum strap
  • Reflective
  • Compression straps
  • Side pockets
  • Hip belt

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


Rankings


vs Osprey Bags

The Osprey Flare ranks #39 compared with the other Osprey bags.

37Osprey Waypoint
4.29
Osprey Waypoint
38Osprey Reverb
4.28
Osprey Reverb
39Osprey Flare
4.27
Osprey Flare
40Osprey Daylite
4.25
Osprey Daylite
41Osprey Volt
4.25
Osprey Volt

vs All Bags

The Osprey Flare ranks #448 compared with all the bags we have checked.

Top 20% bag

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4.27
Duluth Deluxe
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4.27
Osprey Flare
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4.27
Sherpani Jag
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4.27
Blackhawk Strike
450Cotopaxi Luzon
4.27
Cotopaxi Luzon



Vs Other Bags


Crowdsourced comparisons of the Osprey Flare vs 5 other, similar bags.

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Osprey Flare vs Osprey Axis


Osprey Flare
Osprey Flare

4.27
BEST
Based on 27 reviews
Capacity:
Weight: 1.7 oz
Price: $$


Osprey Axis
Osprey Axis

4.24

Based on 37 reviews

Capacity:
Weight: 1.4 oz
Price: $$

  • The Flare is rated about the same as the Axis.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 64 reviews of the two bags.
  • The weight of the biggest Flare is 21% heavier than the biggest Axis (1.7 oz vs 1.4 oz).

FeatureFlareAxis
Compression straps
Hip belt
Hydration compatible
Reflective
Side pockets
Sternum strap
Stretch mesh

Both bags are available in these colors:
Black
Blue
Red

Only the Flare is available in these colors:
Green




Osprey Flare vs Osprey Comet


Osprey Flare
Osprey Flare

4.27

Based on 27 reviews
Capacity:
Weight: 1.7 oz
Price: $$


Osprey Comet
Osprey Comet

4.39
BEST
Based on 441 reviews

Capacity:
Weight: 1.9 oz
Price: $$

  • The Flare is rated a little bit worse than the Comet.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 468 reviews of the two bags.
  • The weight of the biggest Flare is 12% lighter than the biggest Comet (1.7 oz vs 1.9 oz).

FeatureFlareComet
Compression straps
Hip belt
Laptop compartment
Reflective
Side pockets
Sternum strap
Stretch mesh
Water bottle pockets

Both bags are available in these colors:
Black
Blue
Green
Red

Only the Comet is available in these colors:
Grey




Osprey Flare vs Osprey Ellipse


Osprey Flare
Osprey Flare

4.27
BEST
Based on 27 reviews
Capacity:
Weight: 1.7 oz
Price: $$


Osprey Ellipse
Osprey Ellipse

4.21

Based on 125 reviews

Capacity:
Weight: 1.5 oz
Price:

  • The Flare is rated a little bit better than the Ellipse.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 152 reviews of the two bags.
  • The weight of the biggest Flare is 13% heavier than the biggest Ellipse (1.7 oz vs 1.5 oz).

Both bags are available in these colors:
Green

Only the Flare is available in these colors:
Black
Blue
Red

Only the Ellipse is available in these colors:
Orange




Osprey Flare vs Osprey Quantum


Osprey Flare
Osprey Flare

4.27
BEST
Based on 27 reviews
Capacity:
Weight: 1.7 oz
Price: $$


Osprey Quantum
Osprey Quantum

3.85

Based on 190 reviews

Capacity:
Weight:
Price:

  • The Flare is rated slightly better than the Quantum.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 217 reviews of the two bags.

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




Osprey Flare vs Osprey Quasar


Osprey Flare
Osprey Flare

4.27

Based on 27 reviews
Capacity:
Weight: 1.7 oz
Price: $$


Osprey Quasar
Osprey Quasar

4.37
BEST
Based on 631 reviews

Capacity: 28 l
Weight: 1.3-1.7 oz
Price: $$

  • The Flare is rated a little bit worse than the Quasar.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 658 reviews of the two bags.
  • The weight of the biggest Flare is the same weight as the biggest Quasar (both 1.7 oz).

FeatureFlareQuasar
Compression straps
Hip belt
Reflective
Side pockets
Sternum strap
Stretch mesh
Water bottle pockets

Both bags are available in these colors:
Black
Blue
Green
Red

Only the Quasar is available in these colors:
Grey





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Last updated on July 03, 2019