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Think Tank CityWalker Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated July 4, 2019

based on 27 reviews

We have checked tens of reviews and found 12 reasons to buy the CityWalker - and 1 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.

100% of the reviewers give the Think Tank CityWalker a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (82%)
Good (18%)
Average (0%)
Poor (0%)
Bad (0%)


Reviews Summary

Here's what the reviewers think about the Think Tank CityWalker:

Reviewers like these things about the Think Tank CityWalker

  • Comfortable, quick access, lightweight, solid construction and quality material are cited as the main reasons for choosing this bag.
  • Some users find it a multi-purpose bag as it converts from a camera bag to a messenger bag.
  • Others are glad that it comes with a removable padded insert and dedicated tablet or laptop pocket.
  • Many reviewers love its body conforming feature, making it the perfect walk-around bag.
  • Some users describe it as a lightweight, soft bag with enough padding to protect the gear and enough space to hold cameras, lenses, SD cards, pensmicrofiber cloths, small flashlight and extra batteries.
  • Many users find the strap sturdy, shoulder strap comfortable and stitching well done.
  • Some reviewers find the material easy to clean.
  • A number of owners refer to it as their go-to bag for street shooting or walk-arounds.
  • Many photographers like the fact that the interior padded compartment is removable and easily configured for various combinations of body and lenses.
  • Others said the velcro fasteners throughout the bag are well placed.
  • Some users particularly thought the quiet velcro silencers for the top flap is a great concept when they need to be discreet.
  • Others find the document pocket on the back of the bag convenient and large enough to hold a magazine.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • Some users thought it's hard to compress the bag because of its shape.


Crowdsourced specs across all Think Tank CityWalker models and sizes:

Weight iconWeight2-2.9 oz (0.9-1.3 kg)
Length iconLength6-7 in (15-18 cm)
Width9-13 in (23-33 cm)
Height10-12 in (25-30 cm)

Popular Models

Think Tank CityWalker 30

71% choose the Think Tank CityWalker 30

71 %
Colors and combinations:


Weight iconWeight2.9 oz (1.3 kg)
Length iconLength7 in (18 cm)
Width13 in (33 cm)
Height10 in (25 cm)

Think Tank CityWalker 10

29% choose the Think Tank CityWalker 10

29 %
Colors and combinations:


Weight iconWeight2 oz (0.9 kg)
Length iconLength6 in (15 cm)
Width9 in (23 cm)
Height12 in (30 cm)

Think Tank CityWalker 30 vs CityWalker 10

The two most popular Think Tank CityWalker models are the CityWalker 30 and the CityWalker 10, so let's compare them:

The CityWalker 30
Think Tank CityWalker 30

The CityWalker 10
Think Tank CityWalker 10

Popularity and Prices

In total, 100% of the people interested in the Think Tank CityWalker bags choose one of these two models. The most popular choice is the CityWalker 30 which is choosen by 71% (2.4 times as many as the 29% that choose the CityWalker 10).

CityWalker 30CityWalker 10
Most popular

Weight and dimensions

The weight of the CityWalker 30 is 0.9 kg (31.7 oz) higher than the weight of the CityWalker 10.

CityWalker 30CityWalker 10

If we look at dimensions, both the CityWalker 30 and the CityWalker 10 has the same length (7 in). Both bags are the same width (13 in), while the height of the CityWalker 30 is 2 in (5 cm) less than the height of the CityWalker 10 (10 vs. 12 in).

Features and Colors

Both models are available in black, blue and grey.


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The Think Tank CityWalker ranks #1 compared with the other Think Tank bags.

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vs All Bags

The Think Tank CityWalker ranks #6 compared with all the bags we have checked.

Top 5% bag

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Vs Other Bags

Crowdsourced comparison of the Think Tank CityWalker vs the Think Tank Retrospective.

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Think Tank CityWalker vs Think Tank Retrospective

Think Tank CityWalker
Think Tank CityWalker

Based on 27 reviews
Weight: 2-2.9 oz
Price: $$

Think Tank Retrospective
Think Tank Retrospective


Based on 333 reviews

Weight: 2.15-3.3 oz
Price: $$$

  • The CityWalker is rated a little bit better than the Retrospective.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 360 reviews of the two bags.
  • The weight of the biggest CityWalker is 14% lighter than the biggest Retrospective (2.9 oz vs 3.3 oz).

Both bags are available in these colors:

Only the CityWalker is available in these colors:

Selected Reviews

The Phoblographer

There is never a perfect bag. Instead, it’s often about finding a bag that meets a specific need.

Posted 11 July 2013 by Mike - Read full review

The Phoblographer

I really like the fact that internal bucket is so quickly removable, it makes it very easy to remove the equipment from the bag and store it elsewhere.

Posted 18 November 2012 by Mike - Read full review

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Last updated on July 04, 2019