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Alpha C backpack with side handle



At Stolt, we specialise in highly functional carry systems and here’s what we know make the best commuter laptop backpack and what you should consider when choosing one for yourself.

Who Needs a Commuter Laptop Backpack?

Whether you’re a professional, a digital nomad, or a frequent traveller, having a well-designed laptop backpack is crucial for carrying your valuable device while on the move.

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Commuter backpack with laptop compartment

Things to Consider when Choosing the Best Laptop Backpack

Size and Compatibility:

Consider the size and dimensions of your laptop when selecting a backpack. Ensure that the backpack has a dedicated laptop compartment close to your back that fits your device snugly. Check the maximum laptop size the backpack can accommodate to avoid any fitment issues.

Comfort and Ergonomics:

Look for a backpack that offers ergonomic features such as adjustable shoulder straps, padded back panels, and chest or waist straps. These elements distribute weight evenly, reduce strain on your shoulders and back, and provide a comfortable carrying experience, especially during long commutes or travels.

Organisation and Storage:

Assess your storage needs and choose a backpack with sufficient compartments and pockets to organise your laptop accessories, documents, and personal belongings. Look for features like a separate tablet sleeve, zippered pockets, pen holders, and mesh pockets for water bottles or umbrellas.

Durability and Protection:

Select a backpack made from durable materials like nylon or polyester, which can withstand the rigours of daily use. Ensure the backpack offers adequate padding and protection for your laptop, guarding it against accidental bumps or impacts. Water-resistant or waterproof materials are an added advantage to protect your laptop from light rain or spills.

How to Carry Your Laptop Safely in a Backpack

Placement and Protection:

Place your laptop in the dedicated laptop compartment of the backpack, ensuring it fits snugly and doesn’t move around. Consider using a protective sleeve or case for additional cushioning and safeguarding against scratches or minor impacts.

Weight Distribution:

Distribute the weight evenly within the backpack, placing heavier items, and you backpack, closer to your back. This balanced distribution helps maintain stability and minimises strain on your back, promoting better posture and comfort. Your backpack should sit close to your back to ensure a snug fit, minimise movement and ensure a comfortable carry.

Secure Fastening:

Always secure the zippers and fastenings of the laptop compartment and other pockets to prevent accidental openings and ensure the safety of your belongings while on the move.

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Why Choose a Stolt Commuter Laptop Backpack?

Enhanced Laptop Protection:

Stolt backpacks are designed with padded laptop compartments that provide superior protection against bumps, drops, and impacts. The durable construction and shock-absorbing materials ensure your laptop remains safe and secure during your journeys.

Ergonomic Design for Comfort:

Stolt backpacks feature ergonomic designs with adjustable shoulder straps and breathable back padding, ensuring a comfortable carrying experience. These backpacks minimize strain on your back and shoulders, making them suitable for extended commutes or travels.

Durable and Water-Resistant:

Stolt backpacks are crafted using high-quality materials that are built to last. They offer excellent durability, ensuring longevity and reliability. Additionally, Stolt backpacks are water-resistant, keeping your laptop and belongings safe from unexpected spills or light rain showers.

Thoughtful Organisational Features:

Stolt backpacks come with well-thought-out compartments and pockets for optimal organization. You’ll find dedicated spaces for laptops, tablets, accessories, and personal items, making it easy to find what you need quickly.

What Size Laptop Can I Carry in Stolt Backpack?

Stolt laptop backpacks

When it comes to carrying your laptop in a backpack, it’s important to prioritise both convenience and safety. Stolt backpacks excel in providing superior laptop protection, ergonomic design for comfort, durable and water-resistant materials, and thoughtful organisational features. By choosing a Stolt commuter backpack, you can carry your laptop with confidence wherever your journey takes you.

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Alpha C Business Set Alpha Business Set Athlete Commuter Set Podium Business Set
Weight1.4kg / 3.1lbs1.2kg / 2.6lbs1kg / 2.2lbs0.7kg / 1.5lbs
Material1680D Ballistic Nylon500D Nylon500D recycled polyester500D Nylon
Side handle
Electronics  OrganisationSeparate compartment with padded laptop sleeve and multiple pocketsSeparate compartment with padded laptop sleeve and multiple pocketsSeparate compartment with padded laptop sleeve and multiple pockets Padded laptop sleeve &  easy access pocket
Garment packingSeparate Garment boxSeparate Garment boxSeparate Garment boxIn-built Garment Sleeve
Expandable pocketExpandability with roll top
Hide-away straps
Carry optionsBackpack (business & sports mode),  top-handle, briefcaseBackpack (business & sports mode),  top-handleBackpack (business & sports mode), top-handle, detachable waist beltBackpack (business & sports mode),  top-handle
NEW Alpha design with a super tough, rugged material and a side handle perfect to cycle or walk to the office and overnight business trips ORIGINAL Alpha design with a super durable, yet light-weight material designed for runners and cyclists as well as business travellers ATHLETE is our rolltop design with a more relaxed feel and water bottle pockets for city runners and cyclists alike. PODIUM design is half the size of Alpha making it the perfect day pack for those looking to pack light and run for longer distances
£249 £198 £198 £169

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