Pacsafe Vibe 25 Anti-Theft 25L Backpack Review

Pacsafe Vibe 25 Anti-Theft 25L Backpack Review

The news of pickpockets and robbery with tourists and travellers always scares us. It makes us think again before planning any trip or vacation. But if you get Pacsafe Vibe 25 Anti-theft 25L backpack with you, the safety of your belongings is almost guaranteed. This anti-theft backpack comes with tremendous features such as security clip, interlocking zippers, and padlock system.

Besides the safety features, the backpack is made of water-repellent fabric. It protects your belongings from getting wet. In addition, it also has a well-padded laptop sleeve. The backpack also comes with a mesh-zippered compartment and EVA foam back support.

Pacsafe Vibe 25 Anti-Theft 25L Backpack VII

Since this backpack has plenty of room to store your belongings including a laptop, it will be an ideal backpack for your trip. You can even use it as an everyday bag to college or work.

Physical Overview of the Backpack:

The backpack is 48 x 28 x 19 cm in size and has a total weight of 965 grams. The Total capacity of the backpack is 25 Litres. The backpack is made of Solid: 210 Nylon full dull mild oxford, PU1000mm, Camo print and 600D high-density polyester oxford.

The backpack has 2 zippered compartments. It also has stretched pockets on either side to keep water bottles or other things. These side pockets are easy to access. Additionally, the availability of the backpack in many colours makes it really popular.

Highlighted Features of Pacsafe Vibe 25 Anti-theft 25L backpack

1. Anti-Theft Features

The backpack comes with embedded eXomesh Slashguard at various vulnerable parts. They are integrated into the front, side, and bottom parts of the backpack. It will provide you safety from the slashers who cut the backpack. The eXomesh Slashguard is made of Stainless steel. It is almost impossible to even cut it with sharp knives.

The backpack comes with a new interlocking zip puller. It can slide on top of each other and interconnect. The interlocking zipper makes it impossible for pickpockets to unzip the backpack without your knowledge. When the interlocking zip pullers are integrated with Roobar locking system, even the specialist thieves will also scratch their heads thinking how to unlock the backpack.

This backpack has lightweight and flexible Carrysafe slashguard made of stainless steel. They are integrated inside the adjustable Carrysafe straps. The slashguard is invisible to the eye but it is very protective against the bag slashers. It will keep your backpack safe from any slashers who plan to run away with your gear by slicing the strap.

To lock down the zippers, the backpack has the feature of Roobar Anti-Theft Lock. It will keep your belongings safe from snatchers and pickpockets. It locks the zipper, cables, and slashguard anchor straps. It can help to attach the backpack to an immovable object. It also helps to lock many compartments together using a single padlock.

Pacsafe Vibe 25 Anti-theft backpack comes with an inbuilt RFIDsafe Blocking Pocket. The RFIDsafe Blocking pocket helps you to keep your digital data safe. It prevents stealing of data of debit/credit card or passport safe from possible hackers scanning to extract information from your card. RFIDsafe blocking materials prevent our data from falling into wrong hands. It blocks all the virtual transmissions between 10 MHz to 3 GHz. It is the radio frequency range used in e-passports, credit/debit cards as well as key cards.

The backpack has also got a tamper-proof zipper. It protects against the thieves who tamper with zippers and steal your belongings.

2. Laptop Sleeve

Pacsafe Vibe 25 Anti-theft backpack has a soft and well-padded laptop sleeve. It helps to keep your laptop safe whenever you are on a trip. The laptop sleeve of the backpack can hold the laptop 15 inches wide. The well-padded laptop sleeve prevents the laptop from damage by absorbing shocks.

3. Shock-Proof Feature

If you are a tech-savvy and carry your gadgets wherever you go, then this backpack is a must-have for you. It comes with many layers of foam between the exterior surface and interior of the backpack. The foam helps to absorb any shock occurring in the backpack. It is really good at keeping the electronic gadgets safe inside. The backpack can also be used as a laptop backpack or camera backpack.

4. Durable Material

Pacsafe Vibe 25 anti-theft backpack is made of a high-quality durable material. It helps the backpack last longer. The fabric used for manufacturing the backpack are 400 denier nylon oxford and 210 denier nylon 3 line ripstop. It has also PU1000 mm coating which makes the backpack waterproof and cut-proof.

5. Waterproof Material

If you are concerned about the rainy weather or water spilling over the backpack, then you can keep your worries aside with this Pacsafe Vibe 25 anti-theft backpack. The backpack is made of waterproof materials. It will keep your belongings safe and dry even in heavy rain. The fabric doesn’t get wet or let water inside the backpack. Be aware that the zipper should be closed. Else the water will find a way inside your backpack and wet your belongings.

6 Side Pockets

There are two stretchable side pockets on either side of the backpack. They are very handy and useful during the journey. The side pockets can be used for storing the water bottle or other things which need to be accessed quite often. The side pockets give extra room for storing things in the backpack.

7. Internal Organization

Pacsafe Vibe 25 Anti-Theft backpack is a portable and lightweight backpack. It features many compartments to keep your things organized inside it. The main compartment contains a well-padded laptop sleeve to keep your laptop safe. It also has got an RFIDsafe blocking pocket. It safeguards your digital data on passport or debit/credit card.

8. Adjustable & Well Padded Shoulder Straps

This backpack comes with a wide and well-padded shoulder strap. They feel quite comfortable while carrying the backpack on the shoulder. Plus, the shoulder straps are embedded with the Carrysafe slashguard. It makes the backpack extra secure. Also, the shoulder straps can be adjusted from 64cm to 92 cm as per your wish and comfort.

9. Weight Balance

Pacsafe Vibe 25 Anti-Theft 25L Backpack VI

Whenever you carry a backpack, a burden of extra weight is always there on your back. The reason for this extra weight burden is lack of weight management.

But with Pacsafe Vibe 25 anti-theft backpack, you don’t need to worry about weight balance. The backpack is designed with proper weight balance feature. Even when the backpack is filled up to full, it doesn’t feel extra heavy on your back.

10. Back Support

Pacsafe Vibe 25 anti-theft backpack comes with a padded air mesh back support. It gives extra comfort to your back while carrying the backpack. It also gives the backpack proper ventilation and helps avoid sweat formation on your back.

11. Sternum Strap

The backpack also comes with a detachable sternum strap across the chest. It connects both shoulder straps. The sternum strap provides extra support to the upper part of the body.

Extra Features

1. It’s Stylish

Pacsafe Vibe 25 anti-theft backpack is large yet portable and stylish in look. The backpack even after packed to the full looks great while being carried on the back. Additionally, the many colour options to choose from makes it more eye-catching.

2. Unisex Design

Pacsafe Vibe 25 anti-theft backpack has been designed taking in the consideration of male and female body. It is a unisex backpack. Therefore, both male and female alike can use it for their daily purpose or while travelling.

3. Different Usage

This anti-theft backpack is a single backpack, designed to be useful for many purposes. It has got a well-padded laptop sleeve and can be used as a laptop backpack. One can carry their laptop whenever they to go any place. It can also be used to keep a camera and its accessories if you are into photography and love carrying your DSLR.

Additionally, it can also be used as a school/college backpack. It is lightweight and can hold many books and notebooks.

4. Reasonable Price

Despite the fact that this backpack has various attractive features such as style, portability as well as resistance to shock and water, it is rather inexpensive. The backpack, when compared with other backpacks does not compromise with the quality. Yet, it is really cheap.

5. Warranty

In addition to the features and facilities provided by the backpack, this bag also comes with a 5-year warranty. Yes, this anti-theft backpack comes with a 5 years warranty against any defect in the backpack. This huge warranty makes the backpack an optimal choice for everyone.

Some Trade Drawbacks

We managed to find out some missing features despite the best efforts of the manufacturer to provide a cheap, qualitative and multi-purpose product like this. Let’s take a look at them:

1. Hidden Pockets

An anti-theft backpack is always expected to have some hidden and secret pockets. They are hidden from others but the owner of the backpack can easily access it. The Pacsafe Vibe 25 anti-theft backpack misses this hidden pocket feature.

2. Glowing Parts

Most of the backpacks these days come with few glowing parts. This makes the backpack and person visible at night or dark times to make the person visible. It helps to prevent accidents in the form of a collision with vehicles. The glow of the backpacks makes it easy to spot a person from far away. The Pacsafe Vibe 25 anti-theft backpack doesn’t glow in the dark.

3. USB Charging Port

An embedded USB charging port in the backpack is the most common thing in the backpacks these days. This feature helps you avoid the hassle of getting your power bank outside of the backpack and charge your device with ease.

Pacsafe Vibe 25 anti-theft backpack also misses this feature of USB charging port. You might be a tad disappointed with this.

4 Luggage Strap

There is no luggage strap in this backpack with which you can attach the backpack to a trolley. It is a common feature in any travel backpack. I don’t understand why the company skipped such important feature. It helps the person to attach the backpack to the handle of the suitcase or trolley. It gives your shoulder relief from the burden of carrying it.

Summary

Looking at every detail of the backpack, I have tried to summarize the entire features of the backpack as given below:

1. Usability: (4.5 out of 5)

There is no doubt that the backpack has many anti-theft features. It makes the backpack stand out among other backpacks. The backpack has got 25-litre volume which makes it larger than other backpacks of the same range. It can accommodate more things than any other backpack of same range can.

2. Internal Organization: (4 out of 5)

There are 3 compartments in the backpack. The zippered main compartment includes an RFID blocking pocket. It prevents your digital data from falling into the wrong hands. Also, the front pocket helps in keeping small things inside it organized.

3. Comfort: (4 out of 5)

The back panel of the backpack is well-padded. Even the shoulders straps are adjustable according to the need of the user. It is nice and comfortable to carry.

4. Construction: (4 out of 5)

The backpack is constructed out of durable materials both inside and outside. The materials used are cut proof, scratch proof and waterproof in nature. Even the stitching is of great quality which doesn’t seem to come off easily.

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