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This is a review for the laptop carry bag Tech air 1202. I liked this bag from the moment I saw it, it is multi functional, it holds a laptop or a notebook 15 to 15.6 inches and it has many pockets for mobiles , chargers etc.
It is available from Ebay for £16.99 which is where I bought it. Tech Air may also have their stock in local shops or chains , so it is worth looking out for.
Despite somebody saying in a review that it weighed 52 kg ! and was heavier than it looked, I can tell you it is a nylon bag that weighs almost nothing.
There are two compartments opened with big chunky zips to make it easy to access, and it is easy to access I find. They can be loaded from the top as the bag sits on the floor. The insides are a nice powder blue which contrasts with the darker exterior.
The laptop goes into the main zipped compartment easily and is well protected by the padding. It doesn't look like it is just designed to be a laptop only bag to me, although it is, so this could help with security.
The best part about this bag, apart from the price and colour are the pockets, one extra zip up pocket and two others plus one for pens, USB flash sticks,memory cards etc. There is a holdall strap that comes with it or you can use the carry handles. There is also a guarantee for life.
The main zipped compartment is padded to protect the laptop. My laptop fits perfectly in this and as log as you don't throw it around it should be protected.
This is a bag that I am happy to be seen with and can also act as a briefcase / lunchbag to carry extra food in ! Although you need to be careful what you put in there as it is designed to keep the laptop safe. At £17 this is a good buy in my opinion.
I have never really been a fan of Laptop Bags, Laptop Sleeves or any other case that might cover up my laptop and make it very slightly harder to get at. I feel it somehow ruins the "beauty" of a slim laptop like an ultrabook, but as I found myself travelling more and more, I knew some sort of case was in order, and so after careful looking around, eyeing not only price, but size and functionality, I found what might've been my perfect case (even though I don't like the things.)
I must say, this bag has changed my opinion of laptop bags forever. It has a plethora of pockets and sleeves for holding computer accessories, and laptop peripherals, as well as standard things such as SD Cards and Pen Drives. The lovely padding is great for holding my laptop, and the laptop department has plenty of space, it is built for a 15.6 incher, but my 14 inch fits in their quite snuggly, I'm not sure how, but it must be a product of clever engineering.
I also found that it's waterproof after spilling a cup of water on it and seeing that it did not penetrate into the bag. Even though this is the main purpose of a padded laptop bag, I have no plans of testing how good it is at basic protection and damage absorption, but apart from that, a fantastic product! Definitely worth the £15!
This tech air case is very practical for what I use it for. The several pockets on the front of the case mean that I can store my multiple computer accessories. Memory sticks, SD cards, my mouse and its USB connection and various other things like earphones and occasionally my phone. It is also big enough to fit my computer's charger in as well, even when it has all of these things inside as well.
The case inside it nice as well. I's capable of carrying my computer while keeping it from damage using the padding lining. The only problem is it can't hold my larger laptop, and even though I did know that when I bought it, I would have prefered it to be slightly larger. My problemo though!
The case, for its rather small price, is very good quality. The foam lining is decent, has definitely protected my laptop in the past. I have a lot of, lets say 'Destructive' relatives, so has proved useful from balls, bats and various other unsavoury collisions. The case, I think, is waterproof as I once dropped it in a puddle and I think very nearly had a heart failure. I didn't though, and the laptop was completely fine AND dry. Wasn't expecting that. Truly impressed with that part!
The case itself is actually heavier than it looks. I bought it online and I think that it said that it weighed in at 0.52 kg (52g) which isn't really heavy at all but just saying, heavier than it looks. The customisation isn't great. Some laptops do not do this but I've found that a lot of laptops are able to be customised now and I like to have that, personal, touch to my case. The inside lining can either be acquired in a pale blue or plain black but this is really the extent of the customisation.
The dimensions are fine. A good sized case, fits your product up to 15.6 inches which is what it aims for. Obviously. Says so in the title. The strap is also handy. Personally I don't use it as I find it uncomfortable. Nothing on this strap specifically, but just personally find straps awkward so don't let this divert you it you are a big strap user but it's not too big a problem anyway as the strap is detachable so you can use your own anyway.
This case is good quality and I would highly recomend but I have one gripe. I don't know whether it's this case or something I've done to it (the more likely) but since quite early of having it a rip has been edging itself slowly down the left side of the case. I've aslo noticed one appearing on the top as well. It's most likely me as I do move around a lot and it goes through some wear and tear but I just thought that this might be worth mentioning for any future buyers of this case. Would recommend.