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Targus EcoSmart Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated July 4, 2019

based on 147 reviews

We have checked tens of reviews and found 18 reasons to buy the EcoSmart - and 2 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.

90% of the reviewers give the Targus EcoSmart a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (71%)
Good (19%)
Average (2%)
Poor (1%)
Bad (4%)


Reviews Summary

Here's what the reviewers think about the Targus EcoSmart:

Reviewers like these things about the Targus EcoSmart

  • Some users thought the quick-access front pocket provides a convenient place to store items while on the go.
  • Some reviewers love how the padded back panel and adjustable shoulder straps give them a comfortable fit.
  • Others particularly like how colorful green interior lightens the case, making items stored inside more visible.
  • A number of users find it very subtle and professional looking.
  • One user thought this bag is almost perfect as it offers plenty of room for a wide screen laptop, accessories, has plenty of extra pockets to store files, other electronics, lunch, etc.
  • Many users find the bag solidly built with its good zippers, heavy duty materials and good solid carrying straps.
  • A lot of users appreciate the adequately padded laptop compartment.
  • The shoulder straps are fully adjustable and contoured to fit as observed by some users.
  • One user said that this back pack is super comfy even when loaded to the gills.
  • Some reviewers recommend this bag to anyone looking for a good travel or commuter laptop bag.
  • The pocket layouts are well done as observed by a number of reviewers.
  • Other owners find its travel features awesome.
  • Some users like how the entire front panel of the laptop zipper compartment came padded to give extra protection from larger items into damaging the laptop.
  • Others particularly find the hardware nice, with a very tasteful understated green accent color and stitching.
  • The bottom water resistant material seems very durable for a number of reviewers.
  • Many users find the shoulder pads very comfortable with plenty of padding and good contouring.
  • Others appreciate the three nice pads built into the back panel of the pack which give their back some cushion.
  • Some users find the integrated handle built into the top of the shoulder straps a nice bonus.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • Some users find the top carrying handle awkwardly situated.
  • The bag design lacks the ability to sit upright without falling according to some reviewers.


Crowdsourced specs across all Targus EcoSmart models and sizes:

Weight iconWeight2.4 oz (1.1 kg)
Length iconLength12 in (30 cm)
Width4 in (10 cm)
Height15 in (38 cm)


vs Targus Bags

The Targus EcoSmart ranks #2 compared with the other Targus bags.

1Targus Grid
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2Targus EcoSmart
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3Targus Urban Explorer
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4Targus Citylite
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5Targus Corporate
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vs All Bags

The Targus EcoSmart ranks #1834 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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1833Targus EcoSmart
Targus EcoSmart
1834Gregory Graph
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1835Tumi Larkin
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1836Sherpani Pica
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Selected Reviews

Traveling Up

With its sleek look, overall functionality and environmentally-friendly features, the Targus EcoSmart messenger bag line is a good option for eco-conscious users on the go.

Posted 20 May 2014 by Kara - Read full review

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Last updated on July 04, 2019