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Samsonite Freeform Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated July 4, 2019

based on 345 reviews

We have checked hundreds of reviews and found 17 reasons to buy the Freeform - and 2 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.

76% of the reviewers give the Samsonite Freeform a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (69%)
Good (7%)
Average (4%)
Poor (3%)
Bad (14%)


Reviews Summary

Here's what the reviewers think about the Samsonite Freeform:

Reviewers like these things about the Samsonite Freeform

  • Many users thought the quality of the materials, zippers and locks make this an oustanding luggage.
  • A lot of reviewers love how it rolls very smoothly, and comes with a very comfortable handle.
  • Many users are amazed with how the suitcase held up well through many trips.
  • A lot of users love its easy to clean shell.
  • Others thought the luggage itself is well made and the expander material is very strong when open.
  • Some reviewers describe it as sleek and compact but still fits quite a lot of clothes.
  • Others like that it's very light weight which was so handy when carrying up stairs.
  • One user said it's a great hardside carry-on suitcase that comes at a perfect price.
  • Many reviewers find it compact, lightweight and perfect for vacations.
  • Others find it very durable, with several sections inside for organization.
  • Some reviewers particularly liked the side that zips closed in the middle.
  • Many users find it an excellent carry on, balanced well when packed, and meets their standard of durability.
  • Other users find the expandable feature a handy option as well as the TSA locks.
  • Some owners like how the handle is adjustable to height.
  • Many are amazed with how the scuff marks wipe off easily and withstands rough handling well.
  • Other owners thought it's just the right fit for a weekend get away.
  • Some users find the combination function easy to set.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • Other users find the cane on the flimsy side.
  • Some owners said it scratches very easily.


Crowdsourced specs across all Samsonite Freeform models and sizes:

Weight iconWeight6.85-18.75 oz (3.1-8.5 kg)
Length iconLength20-28 in (51-71 cm)
Width14-20 in (36-51 cm)
Height10-13 in (25-33 cm)

The bag is recommended for these activities:


Popular Models

Samsonite Freeform 21

57% choose the Samsonite Freeform 21

57 %
Colors and combinations:


Weight iconWeight6.85 oz (3.1 kg)
Length iconLength20 in (51 cm)
Width14 in (36 cm)
Height10 in (25 cm)

Samsonite Freeform 28

43% choose the Samsonite Freeform 28

43 %
Colors and combinations:


Weight iconWeight9.6 oz (4.4 kg)
Length iconLength28 in (71 cm)
Width20 in (51 cm)
Height13 in (33 cm)

Samsonite Freeform 21 vs Freeform 28

The two most popular Samsonite Freeform models are the Freeform 21 and the Freeform 28, so let's compare them:

Popularity and Prices

In total, 100% of the people interested in the Samsonite Freeform bags choose one of these two models. The most popular choice is the Freeform 21 which is choosen by 57% (1.3 times as many as the 43% that choose the Freeform 28).

Freeform 21Freeform 28
Most popular

Looking at the prices, the Freeform 21 is typically around $70 cheaper than the Freeform 28, but check the deals before you buy.

Freeform 21Freeform 28

Weight and dimensions

The weight of the Freeform 21 is 2.8 kg (97 oz) lower than the weight of the Freeform 28.

Freeform 21Freeform 28

If we look at dimensions, the Freeform 21 is 8 in (20 cm) longer than the Freeform 28 (20 vs. 28 in). It's 6 in (15 cm) wider (14 vs. 20 in), while the height of the Freeform 21 is 3 in (8 cm) less than the height of the Freeform 28 (10 vs. 13 in).

Features and Colors

Both models are available in black, green and white.


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The Samsonite Freeform ranks #21 compared with the other Samsonite bags.

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vs All Bags

The Samsonite Freeform ranks #2545 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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Vs Other Bags

Crowdsourced comparison of the Samsonite Freeform vs the Samsonite Omni.

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Samsonite Freeform vs Samsonite Omni

Samsonite Freeform
Samsonite Freeform


Based on 345 reviews
Weight: 6.85-18.75 oz
Price: $$$

Samsonite Omni
Samsonite Omni

Based on 8,031 reviews

Weight: 10.3-10.4 oz
Price: $$$

  • The Freeform is rated worse than the Omni.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 8,376 reviews of the two bags.
  • The weight of the biggest Freeform is 80% heavier than the biggest Omni (18.75 oz vs 10.4 oz).

Both bags are available in these colors:

Only the Freeform is available in these colors:

Only the Omni is available in these colors:

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Last updated on July 04, 2019