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Osprey Poco Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated July 3, 2019

4.29
based on 627 reviews


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

Check all the pros and cons here.


87% of the reviewers give the Osprey Poco a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (72%)
Good (15%)
Average (5%)
Poor (4%)
Bad (3%)



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Reviews Summary


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

Reviewers like these things about the Osprey Poco

  • Many reviewers highly recommend the Osprey Poco Child Carrier pack for its durable nylon material and its robust construction.
  • Other reviewers mentioned that its lightweight aluminum frame provides ample support.
  • They also thought that its offers a stable platform to set the child carrier down.
  • Users noted that it could be customized easily to fit any size of adult users even while on the trail.
  • Testers found out that the carrier ensures safety due to its double halo harness.
  • Other testers also said that its fully framed and padded cockpit adds support and protection.
  • Several users thought that its hip belt could be adjusted quickly so that it could be fitted on the fly.
  • Other users praised its superior load support.
  • A lot of testers have noted that its built-in sunshade could be deployed quickly.
  • Users have found that it is comfortable to use.
  • Other users thought that it is excellent for hiking.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A reviewer ended up with bruises on both hips because the frame does not fit the user.
  • Another reviewer noted that its hip belt is too hard.



Specs


Crowdsourced specs across all Osprey Poco models and sizes:

Capacity iconCapacity26 l (1587 cuin)
Weight iconWeight7.5 oz (3.4 kg)
Length iconLength29 in (74 cm)
Width15 in (38 cm)
Height17 in (43 cm)


The bag is recommended for these activities:

Travel
Hiking
Backpacking
Sport
Cycling
School



Popular Models


Osprey Poco Plus

35% choose the Osprey Poco Plus

35 %
Colors and combinations:

Blue




Osprey Poco Ag

35% choose the Osprey Poco Ag

35 %
Colors and combinations:

Black
Blue
Green
Grey


Specs
Capacity iconCapacity26 l (1587 cuin)
Weight iconWeight7.5 oz (3.4 kg)
Length iconLength29 in (74 cm)
Width15 in (38 cm)
Height17 in (43 cm)


Osprey Poco Premium

30% choose the Osprey Poco Premium

30 %
Colors and combinations:

Black
Blue
Green
Grey






Osprey Poco plus vs Poco ag


The two most popular Osprey Poco models are the Poco plus and the Poco ag, so let's compare them:

Popularity and Prices

The same amount of people are interested in both models. 35% of the people interested in the Osprey Poco choose the Poco plus and 35 choose the Poco ag.

Features and Colors

Both models are available in blue. Only the Poco ag is available in black, green and grey.




Feature Summary


Many sources mention these Osprey Poco features:
  • Hip belt
  • Hydration compatible
  • Stretch mesh
  • Hydration bladder
  • Adjustable torso

Some sources also mention these features:
  • Sternum strap
  • Removable daypack

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 Poco models (the most popular choice is the Poco plus).




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
ag26 l7.5 oz0.29 oz/L



Rankings


vs Osprey Bags

The Osprey Poco ranks #34 compared with the other Osprey bags.

32Osprey Moki
4.32
Osprey Moki
33Osprey Tropos
4.31
Osprey Tropos
34Osprey Poco
4.29
Osprey Poco
35Osprey Radial
4.29
Osprey Radial
36Osprey Duro
4.29
Osprey Duro

vs All Bags

The Osprey Poco ranks #409 compared with all the bags we have checked.

Top 20% bag

407Nike Heritage
4.30
Nike Heritage
408Osprey Poco
4.29
Osprey Poco
409Osprey Radial
4.29
Osprey Radial
410Osprey Duro
4.29
Osprey Duro
411Osprey Waypoint
4.29
Osprey Waypoint



Vs Other Bags


Crowdsourced comparisons of the Osprey Poco vs 3 other, similar bags.

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Some sources mention this feature


Osprey Poco vs Deuter Kid Comfort


Osprey Poco
Osprey Poco

4.29
BEST
Based on 627 reviews
Capacity: 26 l
Weight: 7.5 oz
Price: $$$


Deuter Kid Comfort
Deuter Kid Comfort

4.25

Based on 366 reviews

Capacity: 14 l
Weight: 5.45-7.7 oz
Price: $$$

  • The Poco is rated about the same as the Kid Comfort.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 993 reviews of the two bags.
  • The biggest Poco is 86% bigger than the biggest Kid Comfort (26 L vs 14 L).
  • The weight of the biggest Poco is 3% lighter than the biggest Kid Comfort (7.5 oz vs 7.7 oz).

FeaturePocoKid Comfort
Adjustable torso
Hip belt
Hydration bladder
Hydration compatible
Raincover included
Removable daypack
Seam taped
Sternum strap
Stretch mesh
Ventilated back panel

Both bags are available in these colors:
Black
Green
Grey

Only the Poco is available in these colors:
Blue

Only the Kid Comfort is available in these colors:
Red

If you need to bring younger people with you, these backpacks might be a great help.

The Osprey Poco is designed with a child carrier to make bringing along your kids much easier with additional harnesses and a seat belt to complete the experience. Buy it if you want your kid to stay buckled up during the trip.

The Deuter Kid Comfort is intended for those who want their kids to have a more relaxed camping experience. Campers and trekkers who want their kids to have more space should buy this.


Osprey Poco vs Kelty Pathfinder


Osprey Poco
Osprey Poco

4.29

Based on 627 reviews
Capacity: 26 l
Weight: 7.5 oz
Price: $$$


Kelty Pathfinder
Kelty Pathfinder

4.40
BEST
Based on 4 reviews

Capacity:
Weight:
Price: $$$

  • The Poco is rated a little bit worse than the Pathfinder.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 631 reviews of the two bags.

Both bags are available in these colors:
Blue

Only the Poco is available in these colors:
Black
Green
Grey




Osprey Poco vs Thule Sapling


Osprey Poco
Osprey Poco

4.29
BEST
Based on 627 reviews
Capacity: 26 l
Weight: 7.5 oz
Price: $$$


Thule Sapling
Thule Sapling

4.02

Based on 135 reviews

Capacity:
Weight: 7.9 oz
Price: $$$

  • The Poco is rated a bit better than the Sapling.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 762 reviews of the two bags.
  • The weight of the biggest Poco is 5% lighter than the biggest Sapling (7.5 oz vs 7.9 oz).

FeaturePocoSapling
Adjustable torso
Hip belt
Hip belt pockets
Hydration bladder
Hydration compatible
Removable daypack
Sternum strap
Stretch mesh

Both bags are available in these colors:
Blue
Grey

Only the Poco is available in these colors:
Black
Green







Selected Reviews


Backpack Gear Test

It is a great child carrier overall. The pack allows ton of gear capacity and it is still comfortable for both the adult and the child.

Posted 27 May 2015 by Doug White - Read full review

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Last updated on July 03, 2019