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Thule Perspektiv Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated July 4, 2019

based on 181 reviews

We have checked tens of reviews and found 16 reasons to buy the Perspektiv - and 2 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.

72% of the reviewers give the Thule Perspektiv a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (50%)
Good (22%)
Average (17%)
Poor (6%)
Bad (3%)


Reviews Summary

Here's what the reviewers think about the Thule Perspektiv:

Reviewers like these things about the Thule Perspektiv

  • Many users thought it has enough space for a camera and accessories plus extra space for other personal items.
  • Others find the blue contrast lining and zipper tabs are a nice touch.
  • Some users find the top zipper compartment was great for tickets, Fastpasses, and ART shuttle passes.
  • A number of reviewers thought the tricot lining of the SLR compartment is very soft and the supplied dividers are firm enough to have the configuration hold it's shape.
  • Some reviewers thought the elastic side pouch works great for a beverage, and park maps.
  • Others find the top crush resistant area perfect for storing cell phones, sunglasses, chapstick etc.
  • A number of users said the shoulder and sternum straps are well padded, comfortable, and configurable to most people.
  • Some users find it very compact and sturdy.
  • Others thought the stitching all around is very strong and weather sealed.
  • Many users like how it stands up solidly on its own when set down.
  • Some reviewers said the bag feels and looks like very detailed.
  • Other users find the shoulder straps well padded and wide enough.
  • Many owners find the included weather cover a very nice touch and hides away easily.
  • A lot of users thought it's perfect for adventure trips with DSLR, a couple of lenses and gopro gear.
  • Many owners are happy that it provides excellent protection for camera and lens.
  • Other reviewers find the padding and finishing of the bag exceptional.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • Some users thought the waistbelt is useless unless they're mountain biking.
  • Others find the shoulder straps a little stiff.


Crowdsourced specs across all Thule Perspektiv models and sizes:

Weight iconWeight1.3-2 oz (0.6-0.9 kg)
Length iconLength8-12 in (20-30 cm)
Width8-9 in (20-23 cm)
Height7-12 in (18-30 cm)

The bag is recommended for these activities:


Popular Models

Thule Perspektiv Compact Sling

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Colors and combinations:


Weight iconWeight1.3 oz (0.6 kg)
Length iconLength12 in (30 cm)
Width9 in (23 cm)
Height7 in (18 cm)


vs Thule Bags

The Thule Perspektiv ranks #20 compared with the other Thule bags.

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vs All Bags

The Thule Perspektiv ranks #2335 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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Vs Other Bags

Crowdsourced comparisons of the Thule Perspektiv vs 2 other, similar bags.

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Thule Perspektiv vs Thule Aspect

Thule Perspektiv
Thule Perspektiv


Based on 181 reviews
Weight: 1.3-2 oz

Thule Aspect
Thule Aspect

Based on 66 reviews

Weight: 1.9 oz

  • The Perspektiv is rated slightly worse than the Aspect.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 247 reviews of the two bags.
  • The weight of the biggest Perspektiv is 5% heavier than the biggest Aspect (2 oz vs 1.9 oz).

Both bags are available in these colors:

Thule Perspektiv vs Thule Covert

Thule Perspektiv
Thule Perspektiv


Based on 181 reviews
Weight: 1.3-2 oz

Thule Covert
Thule Covert

Based on 298 reviews

Weight: 0.7-4.1 oz
Price: $$$

  • The Perspektiv is rated a bit worse than the Covert.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 479 reviews of the two bags.
  • The weight of the biggest Perspektiv is 105% lighter than the biggest Covert (2 oz vs 4.1 oz).

Only the Perspektiv is available in these colors:

Selected Reviews

Bike Radar

This pack isn’t specifically designed for cycling, but it's comfortable and has the construction, protective features and superb foul-weather resistance to keep your gear safe.

Posted 28 October 2014 by David Rome - Read full review

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Last updated on July 04, 2019