The main difference between the Targus 16" Drifter II Laptop Backpack and the Jansport Big Campus Backpack is that the 16" Drifter II Laptop Backpack has Water Proof / Water Resistant (Water resistant material ) while the Big Campus Backpack does not.
|Name||16" Drifter II Laptop Backpack||Big Campus Backpack|
|Dimensions (in)||17 x 20 x 5||17.5 x 13 x 10|
|Color||Black, Gray, Black/Gray||30+ colors and patterns|
|Warranty||Targus Limited Lifetime Warranty||Jansport Limited Lifetime Warranty|
|Release Date||April 27, 2011||March 22, 2019|
|Price||Under $50||Under $50|
|General Features||Shoulder Straps||Heavily padded and contoured shoulder straps||Ergonomic S-curve shoulder straps|
|Water Proof / Water Resistant||Water resistant material|
|Zippers||Thick industrial zipper pulls|
|Main Compartment Access||Normal zipped access||Normal zipped access|
|External Pockets||3 front pockets, 1 top, 1 back pocket and 4 side pockets||3 front zipped pockets and 2 side pockets|
|Internal Compartments||Multi-pockets in the front and main compartments||Dual main compartment with multi-pockets|
|Side Pockets||Side pockets can fit water bottle and other accessories||Side pockets can fit water bottle|
|Handles||Sturdy molded plastic handle with metal grommets and cabling||Web haul handle|
|Loops and Attachments||Hanging clasp|
|Business & School Features||Laptop Sleeve||Padded laptop compartment fits up to 16"||Dedicated 15" padded laptop compartment|
|Tablet Sleeve||Separate tablet pocket|
|Organizer Pocket||Front utility pocket with organizer||Front utility pocket with organizer|
|Travel Features||Base / Bottom||Weather-resistant bottom|
|Hiking / Backpacking Features||Back Panel||Thick padded mesh back panel||Fully padded back panel|
|Anti Theft Features||Hidden Pocket||Anti-theft back pocket|
Targus 's 16" Drifter II Laptop Backpack is a Laptop backpack with School features while Jansport 's Big Campus Backpack is a School backpack with Laptop features.
The Targus 16" Drifter II Laptop Backpack has a capacity of 28L (liters), weighs 2.7 pounds and it's dimensions in inches are 17 x 20 x 5. It's made of Nylon and is available in Black, Gray, Black/Gray in comparison the Jansport Big Campus Backpack's capacity is 34L with a size of 17.5 x 13 x 10 inches. Constructed from 100% Polyester it weighs 1.8 pounds and is available in 30+ colors and patterns .