The main difference between the Targus 15.6" Intellect Essentials Backpack and the Targus 15.6" Cypress Slim Backpack with EcoSmart® is that the 15.6" Intellect Essentials Backpack has Lightweight (Yes) while the 15.6" Cypress Slim Backpack with EcoSmart® does not.
|Name||15.6" Intellect Essentials Backpack||15.6" Cypress Slim Backpack with EcoSmart®|
|Dimensions (in)||12.19 x 16.72 x 5.71||17.90 x 12.19 x 5.90|
|Fabric||Durable Polyester||Made from 20 Recycled Water Bottles|
|Warranty||Targus Limited Lifetime Warranty||Targus Limited Lifetime Warranty|
|Release Date||February 28, 2019||February 11, 2020|
|Price||Under $50||Under $100|
|General Features||Shoulder Straps||Adjustable, contoured shoulder straps||Ergonomic shoulder straps|
|Water Proof / Water Resistant||Water-resistant material||Water resistant material|
|Main Compartment Access||Normal zipped access||Normal zipped access|
|External Pockets||Front quick-access pocket and side loading laptop pocket||Front quick-stash pocket and 2 side pockets|
|Internal Compartments||2 main compartments for files and gear|
|Side Pockets||Side pocket can fit laptop||Side pockets can fit water bottle|
|Handles||Top haul handle||Comfortable carry handle|
|Business & School Features||Laptop Sleeve||Dedicated, side-loading laptop compartment fits up to 15.6"||Dedicated padded laptop compartment fits up to 15.6"|
|Travel Features||Luggage Straps / Trolley Sleeve||Luggage pass-through trolley strap|
|Hiking / Backpacking Features||Back Panel||Air mesh back panel||Padded back panel|
Targus 's 15.6" Intellect Essentials Backpack is a Laptop backpack with Slim features while Targus 's 15.6" Cypress Slim Backpack with EcoSmart® is a Slim backpack with Laptop features.
The Targus 15.6" Intellect Essentials Backpack has a capacity of 16L (liters), weighs 0.9 pounds and it's dimensions in inches are 12.19 x 16.72 x 5.71. It's made of Durable Polyester and is available in Black in comparison the Targus 15.6" Cypress Slim Backpack with EcoSmart®'s capacity is 17L with a size of 17.90 x 12.19 x 5.90 inches. Constructed from Made from 20 Recycled Water Bottles it weighs 1.6 pounds and is available in Black.