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  • External Dimensions 48.9 x 33 x 17.8 cm
  • Weight 1.12 kg
  • Laptop Compartment Size 45 x 29.2 x 3 cm
  • Material Polyester / Nylon
  • Volume 30 L
  • Warranty Lifetime Warranty (Offered by brand, ex shipping)
  • Product ID NF0A3KV1JK3
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The Recon Laptop Backpack is one of North Face's most popular and most biggest general utility laptop backpacks. Featuring a spacious 30-litre volume, exhibiting abundant organisation capabilities, ensuring durability and protection whilst providing ample support and comfort - the Recon Laptop Backpack is a technical, durable and organisational powerhouse of a bag.

The Recon Laptop Backpack features a floating, fleece-lined and padded laptop sleeve that houses up to a 15" laptop and sits well above the base of the bag to protect it from drop impacts, it also serves as a hydration bladder sleeve that allows drinking access via the tube port at the top (bladder and tube not included). The main compartment is a great space for bigger items such as a binder, textbooks, clothes, lunchbox etc. The secondary compartment serves to organise all your gear with an organisation panel, zip pockets, padded device pockets - whether that is stationery, cables, peripherals or anything small and loose. It also features a lightly padded tablet sleeve. The top front zippered compartment is fleece lined to stash small valuables such as a phone or sunglasses. Two mesh side stash pockets can be used for water bottles or other such sized items. An open front stash pocket is available for quick access. Daisy chain webbing is available for attachments or accessories.

The Recon Laptop Backpack is constructed with a durable Nylon and polyester and is reinforced at the base with a durable and heavier duty nylon. It comes with 360-degree reflective detailing and a bike attachment loop to ensure your visibility at night. For heavy or longer travels, the Recon supports your carry with North Face's FlexVent™ suspension system that features compression moulded adjustable shoulder straps and a padded air-mesh back panel with a centre airflow channel for maximum support and ventilation. The FlexVent™ shoulder straps create innovative flex zones that alleviate clavicle hot spots, pressure-point strain and neck pain. A sternum and hip strap offer added stability and load control and the sternum strap also doubles as a whistle. Compression straps are also available to provide a more compact fit, adding to load control and stability. All North Face bags come with accreditation from the American Chiropractic Association certifying that they've been engineered to carry the heaviest of loads.

  • Iconic 30-litre backpack updated with a stretch front stash pocket and improved organisation
  • The FlexVent™ suspension system features compression-moulded shoulder straps and a padded air-mesh back panel with a spine channel for maximum support and ventilation
  • Dedicated, padded and suspended 15" laptop compartment protects laptop from bumps and falls
  • Laptop compartment can also serve as a hydration bladder pocket with tube hole at the top (bladder and tube not included)
  • Large main compartment for books and binders
  • Secondary compartment has internal organisation with a padded device pocket, secure zippered pocket, key leash and pen slots
  • Padded, tablet sleeve located in the secondary compartment
  • Open front stash pocket with stretch side panels for additional volume
  • Daisy chain stitching on front stash pocket for attachments and accessories
  • Compression clip straps to compact your carry and control your load
  • Reflective bike-light loop, reflective water bottle tabs and reflective shoulder strap webbing create 360 degrees of reflectivity
  • External fleece-lined pocket for sunglasses or electronics
  • Two water bottle pockets made with stretch mesh offer ability to conceal contents
  • Comfortable, padded top haul handle
  • Sternum strap with whistle buckle
  • Removable waist belt

Customer Reviews

  • “Awesome Travelling Bag! This is a perfect bag for that little be extra you need to bring when you need to travel and don't want to check in another bag. Cheers!”
    Daniel from 18 Heathfield Street, SA, Australia
  • “Good High School bag. Great for students. Has a laptop pocket, plenty of space and pockets, great design. Good fit.”
    Guy from Bull Creek, WA, Australia
  • “Great multi functional everyday bag. Excellent quality in terms of material and zippers. It has perfect amount of storage for all types of uses.”
    jony from Pyrmont, NSW, Australia
  • “Exactly what I wanted for my wife who rides a bike to work. Great product, suitable for a variety of products and storage.”
    Murray from Rutherford, NSW, Australia
  • “. Good backpack..... Would like to see more quality like that.”
    Ryan Hock Huat from North Ryde, NSW, Australia
  • “Solid versatile backpack. I use this for work. I can jam everything i need into it, including my insulated lunch bag, laptop, charger, notebook and other things for working at different sites during the week. It was the 3rd backpack i tried. I really wanted a medium size backpack that had a really large central pocket to fit my lunch bag so that i dont have to carry it separately. One feature which i dont love about it, is that the front organiser pocket takes up space in the main backpack. This creates a slimline backpack, but if you jam alot of things in there like id cards, stationary, headphones, snacks and things, then it shrinks down the volume in the main compartment. Other than that im pretty happy with it.”
    Craig from Oatlands, NSW, Australia
  • “great for work and weekend use. Fits snugly on the back to carry all i need for work. Has reduced pain in shoulders by spreading load. Great for work and after work use.”
    Michael from Newtown, VIC, Australia
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