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Samsonite Solyte Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated July 3, 2019

3.61
based on 672 reviews


We have checked hundreds of reviews and found 14 reasons to buy the Solyte - and 2 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.


86% of the reviewers give the Samsonite Solyte a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (68%)
Good (18%)
Average (4%)
Poor (2%)
Bad (5%)



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Reviews Summary


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

Reviewers like these things about the Samsonite Solyte

  • Light, easy to maneuver, large capacity and perfect size are cited as the main reasons for choosing this bag.
  • After a couple of travels, users love how the zippers, wheels and seams are still intact and working beautifully.
  • Users noted how the cloth handles make getting it in and out of the overhead a snap.
  • Many users agree that this carry on has met all their travel expectations.
  • Other reviewers particularly liked the rubber bumpers at the corners.
  • Many travelers describe it as a well made bag,complete with top notch zippers,heavy duty nylon shell and smooth wheels.
  • Some users thought its a clean-looking bag with nice stitching.
  • Other users love how the exterior pockets are roomy enough to get a few things stuffed inside, but not so roomy that they will be baggy and saggy.
  • Some users find the outer casing easy to clean off.
  • A few reviewers thought the zippers are nice and large enough to grasp without difficulty.
  • One user described it as simple in design and streamlined, yet holds a lot for it's size.
  • Some users noted how the extensible handlebar for pulling the suitcase moves in and out with ease.
  • Many owners thought it has well designed interior.
  • One user dubbed it as an elegantly simple and extremely lightweight professional carry-on suitcase.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • One user thought, while this is a nice suitcase,the price is rather steep.
  • Some users complain that the zippers break easily.



Specs


Crowdsourced specs across all Samsonite Solyte models and sizes:

Weight iconWeight6.8-9.8 oz (3.1-4.4 kg)
Length iconLength20-30 in (51-76 cm)
Width15-20 in (38-51 cm)
Height8-11 in (20-28 cm)





Popular Models


Samsonite Solyte 20

100% choose the Samsonite Solyte 20

100 %
Colors and combinations:

Black
Blue
Purple


Specs
Weight iconWeight6.8 oz (3.1 kg)
Length iconLength20 in (51 cm)
Width15 in (38 cm)
Height8 in (20 cm)




Feature Summary


Many sources mention these Samsonite Solyte features:
  • Compression straps

Some sources also mention these features:
  • Laptop compartment

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


Rankings


vs Samsonite Bags

The Samsonite Solyte ranks #14 compared with the other Samsonite bags.

12Samsonite Fiero
3.63
Samsonite Fiero
13Samsonite Leverage
3.62
Samsonite Leverage
14Samsonite Solyte
3.61
Samsonite Solyte
15Samsonite Winfield
3.56
Samsonite Winfield
16Samsonite Aspire
3.54
Samsonite Aspire

vs All Bags

The Samsonite Solyte ranks #2149 compared with all the bags we have checked.

2147High Sierra Powerglide
3.61
High Sierra Powerglide
2148Samsonite Solyte
3.61
Samsonite Solyte
2149Burton Boothaus
3.61
Burton Boothaus
2150Eagle Creek Universal Traveler
3.61
Eagle Creek Universal Traveler
2151Tenba Shootout
3.61
Tenba Shootout



Vs Other Bags


Crowdsourced comparisons of the Samsonite Solyte vs 2 other, similar bags.

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Samsonite Solyte vs Samsonite Aspire


Samsonite Solyte
Samsonite Solyte

3.61
BEST
Based on 672 reviews
Capacity:
Weight: 6.8-9.8 oz
Price: $$$


Samsonite Aspire
Samsonite Aspire

3.54

Based on 1,906 reviews

Capacity:
Weight: 7.5-11.5 oz
Price: $$$

  • The Solyte is rated a little bit better than the Aspire.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 2,578 reviews of the two bags.
  • The weight of the biggest Solyte is 17% lighter than the biggest Aspire (9.8 oz vs 11.5 oz).

Both bags are available in these colors:
Black
Purple
Blue

Only the Aspire is available in these colors:
Red




Samsonite Solyte vs Samsonite Mightlight


Samsonite Solyte
Samsonite Solyte

3.61

Based on 672 reviews
Capacity:
Weight: 6.8-9.8 oz
Price: $$$


Samsonite Mightlight
Samsonite Mightlight

3.92
BEST
Based on 1,351 reviews

Capacity:
Weight: 6-9.2 oz
Price: $$$

  • The Solyte is rated a bit worse than the Mightlight.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 2,023 reviews of the two bags.
  • The weight of the biggest Solyte is 7% heavier than the biggest Mightlight (9.8 oz vs 9.2 oz).

FeatureSolyteMightlight
Compression straps
Laptop compartment
Water resistant

Both bags are available in these colors:
Black
Blue

Only the Solyte is available in these colors:
Purple





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Last updated on July 03, 2019