The main difference between the Herschel Mid Volume Nova Backpack and the Herschel Classic Backpack is that the Mid Volume Nova Backpack has Side Pockets (Side pockets can fit water bottle) while the Classic Backpack does not.
|Name||Mid Volume Nova Backpack||Classic Backpack|
|Dimensions (in)||16 x 12 x 5.5||16.5 x 12 x 5.5|
|Color||20+ colors and patterns||20+ colors and patterns|
|Warranty||Herschel Limited Lifetime Warranty||Herschel Limited Lifetime Warranty|
|Price||Under $75||Under $50|
|General Features||Shoulder Straps||Slim shoulder straps with webbing adjusters||Padded, contoured shoulder straps|
|Water Proof / Water Resistant||Water resistant material|
|Zippers||Exposed metal zippers||Prusik cord zipper pulls|
|Main Compartment Access||Normal zipped access||Normal zipped access|
|External Pockets||1 zipped front pocket and 2 side pockets||1 zipped front pocket|
|Internal Compartments||Interior sleeve||Internal media pocket|
|Side Pockets||Side pockets can fit water bottle|
|Handles||Dual top handles||Top grab handle|
|Business & School Features||Laptop Sleeve||Laptop sleeve fits up to 13"||Tech-safe padded sleeve fits up to 15" laptop|
|Organizer Pocket||Front utility pocket with key clip||Front utility pocket|
|Travel Features||Carry-on Size Compliant||Breathable air-mesh back padding|
|Hiking / Backpacking Features||Back Panel||Light back padding|
Herschel 's Mid Volume Nova Backpack is a School backpack with Everyday features while Herschel 's Classic Backpack is a School backpack with Everyday features.
The Herschel Mid Volume Nova Backpack has a capacity of 18L (liters), weighs 1.1 pounds and it's dimensions in inches are 16 x 12 x 5.5 . It's made of Polyester and is available in 20+ colors and patterns in comparison the Herschel Classic Backpack's capacity is 24L with a size of 16.5 x 12 x 5.5 inches. Constructed from Ripstop Nylon it weighs 1.3 pounds and is available in 20+ colors and patterns .