1. Student backpack
Student backpacks are usually various in color, and this type of backpack must be able to endure long-time use and even violent use because young kids can be very vigorous, they’ll run to the playground after class and toss the backpack aside. The function of a student backpack is simple: no need to hold too much weight because most schools have lockers to store their books and stationery. Just need the bag to be durable, fashionable and easy to carry.
2. hiking backpack
Camping enthusiasts and backpackers will definitely love it. The hiking backpack needs to load with many things, mostly a tent, clothes, a flashlight, cooking utensils, etc. Backpackers requires a large capacity and need to carry the bag through long distance. Ergonomic design is the priority of hiking backpacks, such as the bearing systems and ventilating systems.
3. Drawstring backpack
Mostly seen in promotional use, sellers or company will customize the drawstring backpack, then give them out to passersby. This type of backpack is cheap, but functional, many men in the gym will use it to carry basketball or training shoes.
4. Camera backpack
Expensive cameras and lenses even make you forget to protect yourself when you fall down and turn to protect the devices. I see many cameramen will prepare a camera backpack for their precious camera and lens. The main functions of the backpack are storage space made for lens and anti-shock performance.
5. Commuter backpack
The commuter backpack should be flexible in ways of carrying, and can be transformed into a tote bag, cross-body bag or backpack. Office workers and riders will love it. The style of the backpack is simple, often black or gray.
6. laptop backpack
One of the main backpack types. Laptop backpack aims to protect your laptop from being shocked or scratched. People who carry laptops also need to carry other items like cards and keys, so the compartments in different sizes are important.
7. Guitar backpack
This type of backpack is simple in structure and function: it only needs to protect your guitar and provide room for a guitar capo and tuner.
8. Leather backpack
Fashion brands, just as Coach and Hermes, would like to sell leather backpacks, leather backpacks are more of a fashion item than a carrier.
9. Cycling backpack
User: Bicycle commuters and cycling enthusiasts.
Cycling backpacks need to be installed with a chest belt and waist belt to hold the backpack steady on the body, when riding in a standing position, the backpack straps often fall off the shoulders. A cycling backpack needs to be designed to endure sweat and rain.
10. Kid’s backpack
Different from school backpack types, the kid’s backpacks are designed for kids in kindergarten or primary school. The materials of the kid’s backpack have to pass a more strict Toxicological Test because kids are more vulnerable than adults when facing harmful substances. The size of the backpack is also limited to a certain range. Different sizes of backpacks are catering kids of different ages.
11. Travel backpack
The travel backpack type is specially made for travelers who often take public transportation.
Main features: Anti-theft lock on zippers, USB charging port, luggage strap.
12. Business backpack
The business backpack type is similar to a laptop backpack, it has a laptop compartment and a USB charging port. Different from laptop backpacks, business backpacks are made of leather.
13. Tactical backpack
The tactical backpack type is used for military use. Nowadays many outdoor enthusiasts and military fans are using this kind of backpack. The tactical backpack has special compartments for ammunition and a hydration pack.
14. Hydration backpack
A hydration backpack is a carrier of water when people run on a mountain. You’ll find many runners of outdoor enthusiasts own a backpack like this. This type of backpack cannot load many things but water, it is a sports gear. The water pack in the backpack can be replaced and cleaned.
15. Diaper backpack
The diaper backpack is a bag with many storage rooms for baby supplies. Some backpacks are now being made with comfortable cushions that babies can sit on it. The diaper can’t be too large, it needs to fit in a stroller.
16. ski backpack
Skiing backpack usually carries rescue tools, energy bars and water bottles. They differ in weight and capacity. Skiing backpacks are made for skiers and snowboarders.
17. Baseball backpack
Baseball backpacks are for baseball players, the baseball bat can be put on both sides of the backpack, and the main compartment is for baseball gloves and sportswear. Many types of baseball backpacks are ponderous, large in size, and not very suitable for other outdoor activities.
18. Foldable backpack
A foldable backpack is also known as a skin backpack. It can be folded into a small patch and put into your pockets. People often use them as shopping bags, the materials are thin, so the foldable bag is not suitable to load valuable items. Portability and light weight are the main features of the backpack.
19. Other Kinds of backpack
There are many other types of backpack products that exist in the market, such as LED backpack and Trolley backpack. Both of them are very popular nowadays.
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