• 4.0 out of 5 stars

    Great all round!

    • Written by from portmarnock

    This product lived up to all my expectations of something I would buy from apple, it is stylish and made well. It is made from good quality materials for the price, I was not expecting much for the cheap price. The only downfall in my opinion is the latch, it is not very secure in its design and could easily open, even so this is not a deal breaker in my opinion. I would recommend this product for anyone.

  • 4.0 out of 5 stars

    Great Bag.. (Depending on your needs)

    • Written by from LONDON

    Well... I was looking for a padded shoulder bag for my MacBook pro retina and a few essential items.. and its very hard to find a decent one at a reasonable price to be honest..

    The bag itself is very good quality though the finishing could use some more attention (there was a couple of minor frays at the bottom).. though it does not mean much to me it might be something that puts you off.. (you do have to look very closely though).. Just in case you don't look at the pictures properly, it is actually fairly easy to close and it stays in its place (I thought that metal thing would be annoying... surprisingly isn't).

    In terms of keeping your laptop safe.. it is padded very well.. around the edges as well which most bags do forget.. In terms of space I was hoping for a little more though this does do well for BARE essentials.. I can fit my MacBook, Charger (with the long cable), a mouse, and a medium thickness writing pad (All i need really). Anything significantly more and it would start bulging out a lot and I don't think it would close properly...
    If you don't have a retina I would not recommend this, though it would fit not much else would...

    So in conclusion.. Very nice bag, good quality, nice protection but if you need space look somewhere else.. If you need a bag just for your laptop and charger.. its great...

    4 of 4 people found this useful

  • 2.0 out of 5 stars

    Great Design - Poorly Finished

    • Written by from London

    I bought this bag to replace my rucksack as it's more stylish and a little easier on the eye than my schoolboy backpack. However, after waiting a couple of weeks for the item to ship I was disappointed to find that whilst the overall design and quality was good, the finishing on the bag just wasn't up to scratch. Sticking was frayed in places, lining had been sewn so that the internal fabric was poking out of the seam on thef ront pocket...small things, but enough to make me think it wasn't quite worth keeping.

    If this had been finished off properly it would have been perfect, but alas, I returned it to Apple and they refunded me very quickly, so good service as always.

    7 of 8 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    As expected, great product

    • Written by from London

    I wanted a lightweight bag with good padding for my MBP. This fits the bill perfectly.

    The padding is spectacularly good. The bag is very easy to use, without tons of zippers and complicated pockets. And you can see the Brenthaven quality in every detail. Lifetime guarantee is a nice touch.

    The only improvement I could suggest for future models: foldable inner top corners for better protection against the rain.

    48 of 49 people found this useful