The Outback Solo Case for Laptops and Tablets
Keeps your gear organized
Minimalist carry can be worn over the shoulder or crossbody
Available in waxed canvas or ballistic nylon
Easy-access front pocket keeps bulky items from bulging out.
Two compartments keep everything organized
Thin back pocket for documents
Removable unique straps recede into pocket for a clean look.
Full grain leather flap
Matching strap comes in brown or black
Slim profile even when full
Secure magnetic closure; easy pull tab at bottom
Ballistic nylon with chocolate leather
Waxed Canvas with Chocolate Leather

Outback Solo Case for Laptops and Tablets


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Slim & compact. The minimalist Outback Solo holds just your laptop or tablet + accessories. It's lightweight and can be carried crossbody or on one shoulder.


See also the Outback Solo for MacBook & iPad or for the Surface

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All our products are crafted locally in our workshop by the most skilled sewing team in San Francisco.


Material:

  • High-grade, shock absorbent neoprene interior
  • Long-lasting, waxed canvas exterior
  • Premium, full-grain leather flap
  • More details here

Dimensions & Weight:

  • Pixel Slate (size #20):
  • 12.5" (l) x 8.5" (h); 1.3 lb
    31.75 (l) x 21.59 (h) cm; 0.58 kg

  • reMarkable (size #28):
  • 11" (l) x 7.75" (h); 1.05 lb
    27.94 (l) x 19.68 (h) cm; 0.47 kg

FEATURES

  • Compact, lightweight, thin profile.
  • Exterior pocket for power adapter, phone, wallet and other quick-access items.
  • Premium full-grain leather flap.
  • Includes removable shoulder strap.
  • Rear pocket for additional easy-access storage.
  • Pull tab at the bottom to easily slide the laptop or tablet in our out.
  • OPTIONAL: Martexin Original Wax can be used to touch-up and and freshen the wax on your bag.
SHIPPING:
  • Domestic: Flat rate 2-day shipping. Details.
  • International: 2-3 business day delivery. Country duty/tax calculated at Checkout. Details.

Customer Reviews

Based on 249 reviews
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J
J.L.
Fast Delivery & Quality Product

Very happy with my bag. Immediately can see the quality and it’s nice and compact when commuting to work on the train. Was very surprised how quick delivery was to Sydney, Australia. I was expecting delivery to take a month, but received it in less than a week.

A
A.H.
High quality

I’ve only worn it a couple times but I just got it !!! Fast shipping and I already have received compliments. My iPad Pro feels safe and secure. Definitely recommend

B
B.W.
Almost Great

The bag is fantastic in almost every manner except one, making the most of available space with additional storage pockets.
The front pocket has a sewn in pocket for a mobile phone and pen but there is still unused space for at least two more pockets for things like cables, changing brick, business cards, AirPods, a mouse, etc.
There is enough vertical space for one of the pockets to be divided horizontally creating two smaller pockets, perfect for those smaller items (USB/Lightening cables and business cards) that some folks do not want tossed into the bottom of the main front pocket.
The Outback Duo appears to deliver on this issue and I had almost wished I choose it just for that reason.
But this is my fourth SFBag and I still love them all.

D
D.S.
Wonderful Bag

Fits my surface pro and it’s accessories perfectly. Very well made. Great looking bag.

S
S.C.
Elegant and Practical

I recently purchased a MacBook Pro and needed a case for it.

I looked online for something as unique and beautiful as my new computer. I found your Outback Solo Case and purchased it. It’s perfect. Just what I wanted.

Then I realized I also need a sleeve for it. So I purchased your Vero Leather Sleeve. It arrived yesterday. Once again I’m delighted with the beauty and functionality of your products.

Thank you for making such elegant, practical and high-quality items.

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WaterField Outback Solo bag is a perfect (but pricey) fit for Surface Go

Windows Central - August 20, 2018

"For those who want a classic leather bag that is the perfect size for the diminutive Surface Go look no further than the Outback Solo."

Rating: 4.5/5 stars


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A Review of the Outback Solo Messenger Bag by WaterField Designs

Tools & Toys - August 1, 2017

"For the first time, I’m genuinely excited about the bag I’m carrying. I have what I need, and a minimal messenger silhouette to match. If the concept of a minimal daily carry — that gives constant little reminders of how special it is — appeals to you, I strongly recommend the Outback Solo by WaterField."


SIZE GUIDE

The main compartment in the Outback Solo is custom-fit for devices, like the: 


  1. Pixel Slate
  2. reMarkable (fits in Size #28)

Apple MacBook & iPad Pro (see Outback Solo for MacBook and iPad)

  • 16" MacBook Pro
  • 13” MacBook Air Retina
  • 13" MacBook Pro with Touch Bar
  • iPad 12.9” with NEW Magic Keyboard
  • iPad 11” with NEW Magic Keyboard

Microsoft Surface (see Outback Solo for Surface)

  1. Surface Pro X
  2. Surface Pro 7 (and previous Surface Pro models)
  3. Surface Go
  4. Surface Book 3 & 2 13.5-inch
  5. Surface Book 3 & 2 15 inch

 

The front pocket stores accessories like a power supply, cords, and other small items. It has a built-in pocket for the Surface Pen or Apple Pencil 2, and one for the iPhone 11 Pro Max. The back pocket can fit documents and other items.

SLEEVE + ACCESSORY PACK IN ONE

The secret to its minimalist profile is the front pocket that expands to hold bulky accessories and the beautiful leather flap that covers it nicely. 

 

"Everything I need, and nothing I don't need. I'll retire before this case does. I get compliments every day. The quality of the design and construction are very impressive!" - John B.

DETAILS MATTER: CUSTOM-MADE STRAPS

We designed a special strap system that would work for the Outback Solo which is both a sleeve and shoulder bag in one. We wanted it to sit flat against your body when carrying it, and hide the evidence of straps when used as a Sleeve inserted in other bags. This is achieved with clever placement of the hardware. 


The hooks are sewn underneath the pocket so it can be hidden from view when not using. Industrial-grade snap hooks on the straps prevent accidental openings.  We put a lot of thought in how you would carry your Outback Solo so you can wear it with confidence everywhere you go.  

CARING FOR YOUR LEATHER AND WAXED CANVAS

 

If you have the waxed canvas and chocolate leather version of the Outback Solo Case for Laptops and Tablets, Gary shows how you can maintain these materials so they’ll look great over time. We use full grain Roughman Leather for your bag which has oils that respond well to heat.

 

Although this video is for the AirPods Max Shield Case, the maintenance also applies to your bag. 

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Customer Reviews

Based on 249 reviews
90%
(224)
7%
(18)
1%
(3)
1%
(2)
1%
(2)
J
J.L.
Fast Delivery & Quality Product

Very happy with my bag. Immediately can see the quality and it’s nice and compact when commuting to work on the train. Was very surprised how quick delivery was to Sydney, Australia. I was expecting delivery to take a month, but received it in less than a week.

A
A.H.
High quality

I’ve only worn it a couple times but I just got it !!! Fast shipping and I already have received compliments. My iPad Pro feels safe and secure. Definitely recommend

B
B.W.
Almost Great

The bag is fantastic in almost every manner except one, making the most of available space with additional storage pockets.
The front pocket has a sewn in pocket for a mobile phone and pen but there is still unused space for at least two more pockets for things like cables, changing brick, business cards, AirPods, a mouse, etc.
There is enough vertical space for one of the pockets to be divided horizontally creating two smaller pockets, perfect for those smaller items (USB/Lightening cables and business cards) that some folks do not want tossed into the bottom of the main front pocket.
The Outback Duo appears to deliver on this issue and I had almost wished I choose it just for that reason.
But this is my fourth SFBag and I still love them all.

D
D.S.
Wonderful Bag

Fits my surface pro and it’s accessories perfectly. Very well made. Great looking bag.

S
S.C.
Elegant and Practical

I recently purchased a MacBook Pro and needed a case for it.

I looked online for something as unique and beautiful as my new computer. I found your Outback Solo Case and purchased it. It’s perfect. Just what I wanted.

Then I realized I also need a sleeve for it. So I purchased your Vero Leather Sleeve. It arrived yesterday. Once again I’m delighted with the beauty and functionality of your products.

Thank you for making such elegant, practical and high-quality items.