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Think Tank Speed Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated July 3, 2019

based on 183 reviews

We have checked tens of reviews and found 23 reasons to buy the Speed - and 2 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.

86% of the reviewers give the Think Tank Speed a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (77%)
Good (9%)
Average (7%)
Poor (3%)
Bad (2%)


Reviews Summary

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

Reviewers like these things about the Think Tank Speed

  • A number of users find thought the two outside mesh pockets are a generous size and easily hold a water bottle and wraparound sunglasses.
  • Overall it is superior quality construction and durable materials that draw some users to the bag.
  • Many reviewers that the engineering that goes into the Think Tank Speed is exceptional.
  • One user said that Thinktank Speed thinks of everything a user needs and on top of that they throw in a rain cover which is a nice bonus.
  • A lot of users find the material strong and very professional.
  • Attention to detail is what photographers are known for, and the Thinktank Speed brings it in this bag as mentioned by a user.
  • A number of reviewers are pleased to find that there is more room on the side pockets and more space in the belt for attachments.
  • The ease of access and the weight distribution to the hips makes this bag the perfect solution for a long day of shooting as pointed out by a number of photographers.
  • Many owners thought that the quality and craftsman ship on this bag is outstanding and actually makes it look as if it is as strong as a tank.
  • A numberof users appreciate the presence of a built in waist strap for security and comfort.
  • Most photographers commented that one reason they like about the bag is that they can have their camera right in front of them while hiking or walking around and have more gear accessible if they want to change lenses or use a filter.
  • A lot of users find it the perefect size for DLSR,lens, more batteries, cards,filters,accessories, etc.
  • One user dubbed it as the best, highest quality transport gear he's ever had the pleasure of using.
  • Many reviewers apreciate the integral hidden waist belt feature that serves to support and stabilize the bag when moving, crouching, bending, hiking, walking, etc.
  • As for construction, a number of users commented that the bag is brilliantly designed, using very high-quality items throughout, right down to the zippers.
  • A number of users laud its gobs of well designed and secure storage compartments.
  • A lot of users like how the inners of the bag are highly configurable.
  • Others love the generous padding that protects the filters.
  • Some photographers find the opaque zippered pocket inside the top flap perfect for spare batteries and eyepiece cover.
  • Others noted how the shoulder and waist strap distribute the weight evenly.
  • Others particularly noted how its curved shape fits snugly against the hip and distributes the pressure against the body.
  • Some reviewers like the shoulder strap that's nicely contoured, well padded, and has a grippy material on the underside that holds it in place.
  • Others love how the wide waist strap, which tucks neatly out of sight when not in use, provides extra support and secures the bag more tightly.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • Some users said that pulling the zippers around where the shoulder strap connects to the bag can sometimes be cumbersome.
  • One user finds it too big and stiff.


Crowdsourced specs across all Think Tank Speed models and sizes:

Weight iconWeight0.8 oz (0.4 kg)
Length iconLength27 in (69 cm)
Width5 in (13 cm)
Height3 in (8 cm)


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The Think Tank Speed ranks #11 compared with the other Think Tank bags.

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The Think Tank Speed ranks #1715 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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Bag ID 34051. Images from Amazon Product Advertising API and shop datafeeds.

Last updated on July 03, 2019