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Tamrac Zuma Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated July 3, 2019

based on 142 reviews

We have checked tens of reviews and found 12 reasons to buy the Zuma - and 2 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.

92% of the reviewers give the Tamrac Zuma a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (66%)
Good (26%)
Average (5%)
Poor (2%)
Bad (0%)

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Reviews Summary

Here's what the reviewers think about the Tamrac Zuma:

Reviewers like these things about the Tamrac Zuma

  • Some users love the foam-padded dividers that can be adjusted for a perfect fit to camera equipment.
  • Others love the presence of a separate compartment keeps an iPad accessible and protected from photo gear.
  • Some reviewers like the mesh pocket for organizing memory cards and batteries.
  • Others like the open pocket at the back of the bag which stores notepad or map, and keeps a manual handy.
  • Many users like its adjustable, foam-padded shoulder strap and carrying handle for convenience and carrying comfort.
  • A lot of users laud its foam padded compartment that effectively holds and protects equipment.
  • Many users adore its slim profile.
  • A lot of users find the construction and design of the bag impeccable.
  • Many owners find it an excellent travel and tourist camera bag.
  • A number of users thought the fabric is of good and durable quality.
  • Many users thought the shoulder strap is comfortable and has plenty of length to it.
  • A lot of users said it feels solid, the zippers are strong and the D-rings are made of metal instead of plastic.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • Some users are disapointed that the side mesh pocket does not fit a water bottle.
  • One user said the top handle is placed in an awkward position.


Crowdsourced specs across all Tamrac Zuma models and sizes:

Weight iconWeight0.7-2.7 oz (0.3-1.2 kg)
Length iconLength3-14 in (8-36 cm)
Width6-17 in (15-43 cm)
Height6-13 in (15-33 cm)
Laptop iconLaptop SizeMax. 15 inches

The bag is recommended for these activities:


Popular Models

Tamrac Zuma 7

50% choose the Tamrac Zuma 7

50 %
Colors and combinations:


Weight iconWeight2.4 oz (1.1 kg)
Length iconLength12 in (30 cm)
Width15 in (38 cm)
Height9 in (23 cm)

Tamrac Zuma 9

33% choose the Tamrac Zuma 9

33 %
Colors and combinations:


Weight iconWeight1.7 oz (0.8 kg)
Length iconLength8 in (20 cm)
Width6 in (15 cm)
Height6 in (15 cm)

Tamrac Zuma 3

17% choose the Tamrac Zuma 3

17 %
Colors and combinations:


Weight iconWeight1.7 oz (0.8 kg)
Length iconLength6 in (15 cm)
Width13 in (33 cm)
Height11 in (28 cm)

Tamrac Zuma 7 vs Zuma 9

The two most popular Tamrac Zuma models are the Zuma 7 and the Zuma 9, so let's compare them:

Popularity and Prices

In total, 83% of the people interested in the Tamrac Zuma bags choose one of these two models. The most popular choice is the Zuma 7 which is choosen by 50% (1.5 times as many as the 33% that choose the Zuma 9).

Zuma 7Zuma 9
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Weight and dimensions

The weight of the Zuma 7 is 0.7 kg (24.7 oz) higher than the weight of the Zuma 9.

Zuma 7Zuma 9

If we look at dimensions, both the Zuma 7 and the Zuma 9 has the same length (12 in). Both bags are the same width (15 in), while the height is the same (both 9 in).

Features and Colors

Both models are available in black and grey. Only the Zuma 7 is available in red.


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The Tamrac Zuma ranks #2 compared with the other Tamrac bags.

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The Tamrac Zuma ranks #636 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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Selected Reviews


I’m impressed and if you take into consideration the street price then I’m very impressed. Add to that the bonus it has given me in how easy it's made my job recently and I’m happy to endorse it - should Tamrac wish me to.

Posted 6 July 2012 by Damian - Read full review


For a photographer who likes to carry an iPad with a DSLR as well as a range of lenses and accessories the Zuma 7 is perfect. It is amazing how much can be packed in it and is comfortable to wear when fully loaded.

Posted 16 September 2011 by Daniel - Read full review

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Last updated on July 03, 2019