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Osprey Syncro Reviews and Buyer's Guide (Jan 2019)

4.25 based on 1,015 reviews
Osprey Syncro
88% of the Osprey Syncro reviews are good or excellent!

Excellent (84%)
Good (4%)
Average (3%)
Poor (0%)
Bad (7%)

- this bag is quite popular.

Specs across all Syncro models
Capacity iconCapacity2-13 l (122-793 cuin)
Weight iconWeight0.85-1.3 oz (0.4-0.6 kg)
Length iconLength13-17 in (33-43 cm)
Width9-13 in (23-33 cm)
Height4-26 in (10-66 cm)

Reviews Summary

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

Reviewers like these things about the Osprey Syncro

  • Most of the testers said that it is the perfect pack for cycling and mountian hiking.
  • They said that the bag is extremely lightweight and easy to carry.
  • Some reviewers also mentioned that the pack has good suspension system and is comfortable on their back.
  • Many of the buyers also said that the pack has good ventilation system to help them breath easy while on trials.
  • Most of the buyers complimented the design and fit of the pack.
  • They have also mentioned that the pack is built with great materials for more durability.
  • Many are happy with the spacious compartments and the extra pockets to organize thing properly for hiking.
  • Numerous buyers said that the compression straps help to provide flexible sizing to fit the pack perfectly on their back.
  • A few said the pack comes with a built-in rain cover.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A few of the buyers said that the pack is expensive to buy.
  • A couple of buyers said that the bag is very uncomfortable over their shoulders.
  • A user also said that the pack is difficult to load.

Popular Models

Osprey Syncro 10

43% choose the Osprey Syncro 10

Colors and combinations:


Capacity iconCapacity8 l (488 cuin)
Weight iconWeight1.1 oz (0.5 kg)
Length iconLength17 in (43 cm)
Width9 in (23 cm)
Height9 in (23 cm)

Osprey Syncro 15

33% choose the Osprey Syncro 15

Colors and combinations:


Capacity iconCapacity13 l (793 cuin)
Weight iconWeight1.2 oz (0.5 kg)
Length iconLength13 in (33 cm)
Width13 in (33 cm)
Height26 in (66 cm)

Osprey Syncro 3

24% choose the Osprey Syncro 3

Colors and combinations:


Capacity iconCapacity2 l (122 cuin)
Weight iconWeight0.85 oz (0.4 kg)
Length iconLength16 in (41 cm)
Width9 in (23 cm)
Height4 in (10 cm)

Feature Summary

Many sources mention these Osprey Syncro features:
  • Raincover included
  • Sternum strap
  • Reflective
  • Stretch mesh
  • Compression straps
  • Side pockets
  • Hydration bladder
  • Hydration compatible

Some sources also mention these features:
  • Hip belt
  • Zippered top

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 Syncro models (the most popular choice is the Syncro 10).

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.

32 l0.85 oz0.42 oz/L
108 l1.1 oz0.14 oz/L
1513 l1.2 oz0.09 oz/L

Osprey Syncro
Average for 17,986+ different bags


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The Osprey Syncro ranks #42 compared with the other Osprey bags.

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The Osprey Syncro ranks #355 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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Selected Reviews

Bike Radar

The Syncro 10 is a good choice for anyone looking for a hydration pack, with its great quality and well thought out features. The rigidity may be an annoyance for some, but overall it’s a very trailworthy option.

Posted 5 April 2012 by Zach White - Read full review

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Last updated on January 11, 2019