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Osprey Koby Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated May 12, 2019

4.00
based on 90 reviews


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

Check all the pros and cons here.


90% of the reviewers give the Osprey Koby a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (79%)
Good (11%)
Average (5%)
Poor (0%)
Bad (2%)





Reviews Summary


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

Reviewers like these things about the Osprey Koby

  • A reviewer thought that the Osprey Koby backpack provides sufficient comfort to the user.
  • Users noted that its front panel pocket offers ample space for storage and organization.
  • Users mentioned that its blinker light attachment strap located near the base of the bag front panel keeps them visible and safe even in dim environments.
  • According to some reviewers, the backpack was durable and sturdy.
  • Other reviewers thought that its side stretch pockets help store essential items securely.
  • They also noticed that it is lightweight.
  • A user thought that pack has a stylish and attractive design.
  • Several reviewers indicated that it includes a heat embosses scratch-free slash pocket to ensure the safety of sunglasses and small items.
  • Some users recommend the backpack as a carry-on for short hiking adventures or travel.
  • Testers mentioned that its main compartment includes a sleeve that could fit a laptop.
  • Reviewers also praised the backpack for being sized for a small child.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A reviewer thought that the bag has no hip belt.
  • A few other reviewers noted that the pack lacks sufficient pockets.



Specs


Crowdsourced specs across all Osprey Koby models and sizes:

Capacity iconCapacity20 l (1220 cuin)
Weight iconWeight1 oz (0.5 kg)
Length iconLength15.5 in (39 cm)
Width11.5 in (29 cm)
Height8.5 in (22 cm)


The bag is recommended for these activities:

School
Hiking
Cycling
Travel
Backpacking
Sport



Popular Models


Osprey Koby 20

100% choose the Osprey Koby 20

100 %
Colors and combinations:

Black
Blue
Red


Specs
Capacity iconCapacity20 l (1220 cuin)
Weight iconWeight1 oz (0.5 kg)
Length iconLength15.5 in (39 cm)
Width11.5 in (29 cm)
Height8.5 in (22 cm)




Feature Summary


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

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


Packing Guide


See how much a traveller, an athlete and an outdoorsy person can pack in the different Osprey Koby models (the most popular choice is the Koby 20).




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.

ModelCapacityWeightLevel
2020 l1 oz0.05 oz/L



Rankings


vs Osprey Bags

The Osprey Koby ranks #66 compared with the other Osprey bags.

64Osprey Pulsar
4.03
Osprey Pulsar
65Osprey Rev
4.01
Osprey Rev
66Osprey Koby
4.00
Osprey Koby
67Osprey Momentum
3.99
Osprey Momentum
68Osprey Zealot
3.99
Osprey Zealot

vs All Bags

The Osprey Koby ranks #1236 compared with all the bags we have checked.

1234Burton Kilo
4.00
Burton Kilo
1235Osprey Koby
4.00
Osprey Koby
1236Jansport Odyssey
4.00
Jansport Odyssey
1237Thule Legend
4.00
Thule Legend
1238Mammut Cargon
4.00
Mammut Cargon



Vs Other Bags


Crowdsourced comparison of the Osprey Koby vs the Osprey Pogo.

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Osprey Koby vs Osprey Pogo


Osprey Koby
Osprey Koby

4.00

Based on 90 reviews
Capacity: 20 l
Weight: 1 oz
Price: $


Osprey Pogo
Osprey Pogo

4.37
BEST
Based on 92 reviews

Capacity: 24 l
Weight: 1.4 oz
Price: $$

  • The Koby is rated slightly worse than the Pogo.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 182 reviews of the two bags.
  • The biggest Koby is 20% smaller than the biggest Pogo (20 L vs 24 L).
  • The weight of the biggest Koby is 40% lighter than the biggest Pogo (1 oz vs 1.4 oz).

FeatureKobyPogo
Compression straps
Hip belt
Reflective
Sternum strap
Stretch mesh

Both bags are available in these colors:
Blue
Black
Red





Bag ID 31653. Images from Amazon Product Advertising API and shop datafeeds.

Last updated on May 12, 2019