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Targus EcoSmart Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated May 13, 2019

3.84
based on 151 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.



Specs


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)





Rankings


vs Targus Bags

The Targus EcoSmart ranks #3 compared with the other Targus bags.

Top 20% Targus bag

1Targus Newport
4.28
Targus Newport
2Targus Grid
4.21
Targus Grid
3Targus EcoSmart
3.84
Targus EcoSmart
4Targus Urban Explorer
3.74
Targus Urban Explorer
5Targus Citylite
3.60
Targus Citylite

vs All Bags

The Targus EcoSmart ranks #1745 compared with all the bags we have checked.

1743Ultimate Direction PB
3.84
Ultimate Direction PB
1744Targus EcoSmart
3.84
Targus EcoSmart
1745Columbia Windward
3.84
Columbia Windward
1746Travelers Club Barnet
3.84
Travelers Club Barnet
1747Case Logic Ibira
3.84
Case Logic Ibira



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 May 13, 2019