Having that perfect backpack is kind of an understatement but having one that is close to perfect is what we all look out for when making that purchase which brings me to matein’s laptop backpack.
Having a bag that would not wear or tear after making use of it a couple of times is crucial if you want it to last for a long time.
Having seen the popularity of this pack, I decided it was about time I actually took a closer look into the bag and see what all the hype was all about. If you take a look at Amazon you would notice that the review on this backpack is really high.
This goes to show that a lot of people have made use of this pack.
This is good because if you are still deciding to buy this bag you might not even need to read this post. You can just head over to Amazon and read the reviews left by people that have already made use of the bag.
You would get firsthand experience from a lot of people on how they felt when they made use of this bag.
But if you are curious about what I have to say about this then read on as I reveal to you the reasons why you might want to consider this backpack as your number 1 choice.
I came across this backpack a few weeks ago and just recently decided to write on it. I intend to breakdown everything I found out about this bag in this post.
I intend to discuss how comfortable this backpack is, the exact people this bag is ideal for, how much you can fit into it, its durability, its unique function and also some minor drawbacks that you might experience if you decide to make use of this bag.
I assure you that by the time you finish reading this post your mind would be made up on whether this is a bag that is right for you.
Product Name: Matein 15.6 Inch Laptop Backpack
A Good Place To Buy: Amazon
Warranty: Lifetime warranty covering only defects in material and craftsmanship
If you would like to skip this review and watch the backpack live in action just scroll down to the bottom of this post and click play on the video and watch the unboxing of the backpack so you can see how it looks live.
Comfortable and Sturdy
There is absolutely no use in having a backpack that is not comfortable. No matter how expensive or how cheap a backpack is if it is not comfortable for you to use then it is not worth it.
There are a lot of people that make use of packs that are not comfortable due to one problem or the other.
Some issues that might make a backpack not to be comfortable are:
- the back of the backpack might not allow airflow
- the shoulder straps might not be adjustable and might not be padded
- the top handle of the backpack might not be foam padded
These are some minor issues in a backpack that can give you that slight bit of discomfort. For example, for the back of a backpack not to allow airflow means that the back of such a person making use of such a backpack would most likely get soaked with sweat.
To avoid this, the back of a backpack needs to be padded to allow AIRFLOW or VENTILATION. This is very important in a pack which is why it was included in Matein Laptop Backpack.
It was designed with thick but soft multi-panel ventilated padding. This gives your back maximum support and allows for a very comfortable airflow at the back of the bag which can help to keep your back dry when making use of this pack.
Wet backs due to carrying a backpack is a common problem for backpack users especially those always using both straps of a bag.
It is a good thing that Matein laptop backpack was able to address this problem making you feel comfortable when making use of your bag.
As stated above, the shoulder straps of a pack can also be an issue when wearing a backpack. I have made use of a backpack without a padded shoulder strap.
Trust me when I tell you that it was not comfortable. You definitely want to avoid this which is why you should always make use of a backpack with a padded shoulder strap.
Luckily, Matein made sure their laptop backpack was created with a lot of shoulder padding. This is important because this would make it very comfortable on your shoulders when you put it on.
Also, the shoulder straps are adjustable which can seriously relieve your shoulders of stress.
A lot of customers were actually pleased with these features and quoting what a particular happy customer said…
The padding on the straps and back make carrying this backpack very comfortable. Everything on this bag is so thoughtfully designed that I think it’s the most practical backpack I’ve owned.
Those are the words of a happy customer pleased with their Matein’s laptop backpack.
Foam padding was also added to the top handle of the pack.
This was allegedly done so that if you decide to not wear the backpack on your back you can hold it with your hand comfortably and be able to carry it for a long period without feeling pains on your hand. Pretty sweet and would definitely come in handy.
The Use of a Solid and Durable Fabric
I recently created a post on how to make your backpack outlive its lifespan. One important aspect I talked about in that post that always needs to be considered when making that purchase is the quality of the backpack.
If the quality of the backpack is lacking then you might start to experience wear and tear before long usage of the bag.
Also, the material used in creating a backpack can determine if the items in your backpack are safe from rain.
There was actually a customer that made use of Matein’s Laptop backpack. He was really pleased with the water-resistant nature of the bag due to the fact that he lives in a region where there is always a lot of rainfall.
This is because of the fabric used in creating this particular bag. It was made with a water resistant and durable anti-scratch polyester fabric with metal zippers.
This can actually make your bag to last for quite a long time and would secure the items in the bag.
Be warned, this is actually not a waterproof bag. This means that if you stay in heavy rain for a long time, water would eventually find its way into the bag which can put your items at risk.
So my advice to you is that you try and make sure you don’t stay under the rain for a long time because although the bag is water-resistant and can keep water away from inside your bag for a reasonable time, it wasn’t built to be waterproof and can succumb to long exposure to heavy rainfall.
Large Compartments With Pockets For Better Organization
I have to be honest here, one of the reasons I became interested in this bag is due to the fact that I actually thought it was a 17inch sized backpack.
I think it probably looked kind of big when I first saw it and I actually assumed what I saw was at least 17inches. I was a bit disappointed when I discovered that 15.6inches was the size actually been sold.
I don’t know if 17inches was ever created or if it was not available as at the time I wrote this post but If you would like to confirm the available size you can click the link below.
You should be able to see the size of the available by clicking the above link. There were obviously some few complaints about this but overall, those that made these complaints were still pleased that they got the bag.
It has a padded laptop compartment which is meant to separate the laptop from the items in the main compartment of the bag.
A separate laptop compartment is actually for the benefit of the laptop so it doesn’t get damaged or scratched by the other items in the bag. Also, when the laptop compartment is padded it can help protect the laptop against impact in case the bag should get hit by someone or by an object.
The laptop compartment is able to house up to a 15.6inches laptop. This means if your laptop is below 15.6 inches it would be able to fit into the compartment but if it is more than 15.6 inches then you might be better of going for another backpack that would be able to better fit your laptop.
You might want to consider taking a look at Yorepek’s extra large backpack.
But if you decide to stick with Matein’s 15.6inch laptop backpack just make sure your laptop size is below 15.6inches.
Its large multi-compartment is made up of a separate laptop compartment, a main compartment and a front compartment. Like I have already explained above, the laptop compartment can house up to a 15.6inches laptop.
The main compartment can be used for thin clothes, headset, books, magazines, camera, and similarly sized items. The front compartment can be used for items such as phones, pens, keys, purse, glasses, and similarly sized items.
The front compartment can also contain pockets, pen pockets, and key fob hook. The idea of these is to make your items organized and easier to find.
Hidden Theftproof Pocket
Anti-theft features are supposed to be a must-have in backpacks due to the activities of pickpockets. I would not really classify matein laptop backpack as a solid anti-theft backpack but it does come with an anti-theft feature in the form of hidden pockets.
These pockets were actually designed so they can rest on the back of the wearer of the backpack.
If a pocket rests on the back of a backpack it can make it nearly impossible for anyone to steal any item from inside such a pocket as long as it is on your back.
This was a really good idea from Matein as you would be able to safeguard some important items like your passport, money, personal items or your valuables giving you a peace of mind when the backpack is on your back.
Just make sure you are conscious when the bag is not on your back as this can make the hidden pockets kind of exposed depending on how you hold or place the bag.
Attach Your Backpack To A Rolling Luggage
Are you traveling or intend to travel with a luggage and also a backpack? Then you might want to consider a backpack that has a luggage strap attached to it.
If you don’t know how this works then check out the image below or you can check out the video at the end of this post to see this in live in action.
You really don’t always need to have your backpack on your back especially when you are moving or traveling with luggage.
Some backpacks now come with luggage straps that allow you to slide it over a luggage upright handle tube and attach to your rolling luggage securely for easier movements or transport.
This is a huge advantage for your shoulders as it would give them some breathing space thereby making them have less burden.
An Easier Way To Charge Your Mobile Devices
This is a unique feature of the Matein Laptop Backpack which offers you an opportunity to easily charge your phone while on the go.
It is totally up to you if you would like to make use of this feature but what it offers is an easier way to charge your phone by making use of the USB port attached to the backpack.
The built-in USB charger is situated outside the bag with a cable attached to it inside the bag.
All you have to do is to plug the cable inside the bag to a power bank and then you plug your own cable to the external built-in USB which you then use in charging your phone.
It is pretty straight forward and anyone can do this. The only thing you need to know is that the pack doesn’t come with the power bank. You would need to be the one to provide the power bank yourself.
Who This Bag Is Ideal For
There are some backpacks that might be ideal for students or for kids or for several occasions such as travel or for school.
The Matein Laptop Backpack can be used by both males and females. It can serve as a professional office work bag, can be used by students in college and those in high school. Boys, girls, teens and even adults can perfectly make use of this bag.
It can be used in traveling, business, trips, and for various other occasions. There were even those that made use of it for camping. It is pretty versatile and would serve you well catering to your needs when it comes to the use of a backpack.
So Many Color Options
Have you ever made use of a backpack with a camouflage color? It gives a sort of unique and daring look that can give you that swag that makes you stand out wherever you go.
I am not saying you should make use of a camouflage outfit because some countries might not encourage this due to their soldiers. Just make sure you are aware of what is allowed and what isn’t in your region before you get a camouflage backpack.
Anyway, matein’s laptop backpack comes with various colors for your delight giving you an option to choose whichever you feel is suited to your taste.
Personally, I love the camouflage color but one of the most popular colors of this bag that I have seen is the grey color.
You can go with that if you feel it is to your taste but if you don’t like it you can select from several other available color options.
How To Maintain The Backpack
When I wrote an article on how to wash a backpack I specified that before you decide to wash your bag you would need to find out the material that was used in creating the bag.
You do this in order to avoid actually ruining the bag because if you end up washing a bag in a washing machine that is actually meant to just be cleaned or wiped with a cloth then you might have just ended up cutting short the lifespan of the bag.
This particular Matein’s laptop backpack is water-resistant. This means that you can spill water on the bag and wipe it to keep it clean.
If for any reason you decide you need to thoroughly wash it, the USB cable inside the bag can be pulled out.
The matein laptop backpack was ones a bestseller on Amazon. For a product to be a bestseller on Amazon shows that a lot of people actually bought the product and were pleased with it.
It has a really high rating and is still the number one product been sold in some sections of Amazon.
Some of its impressive features as stated in this post that are still worth mentioning are
- The back and shoulder straps of the backpack were made with a padded material to encourage airflow and ease the stress on the shoulder
- It is made with durable material that makes it water resistant and also enables it to last for a long time
- It has several compartments that have a dedicated laptop compartment and also pockets to help keep your bag organized.
- It comes with a hidden mesh pocket that can be used to keep safe valuable items like passport and wallets.
- It comes with a luggage strap that allows you to attach the backpack to your rolling luggage.
- It has a USB charging port to charge your device on the go.
- The color options to pick from are really amazing.
This is a really popular bag and it is a backpack that I highly recommend for anyone in the market for a backpack that is highly durable.
I have provided a video below for your viewing delight on the unboxing of this bag. You would be really pleased on how it actually looks live. To watch this video just tap on the YouTube play icon.