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Small Screen Expandable Laptop Brief

Alpha 2

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$355.00
Color: Black
About this Item

STYLE: 26120D2

Tumi elevates your travel and business experience with Alpha 2, the pinnacle of our design innovation, engineering, functionality and performance. The collection embodies Tumi's commitment to making the best better; it incorporates design and feature improvements as well as Tumi’s proprietary and patented technology. Alpha 2’s soft travel and business cases are characterized by ultra streamlined designs, clean and modern styling details and advanced functionality. This smaller, expandable brief offers versatility and smart organization. The main compartment expands by 1.25", features a dedicated laptop (13”) compartment, a pocket for your tablet and a zip pocket with Tumi ID Lock™, which protects personal data encoded on most IDs, credit cards and passports. Additional interior pockets for accessories. The exterior features gusseted and slim pockets for easy-access items and a water bottle/umbrella pocket. Our patented articulating shoulder strap is designed to stay comfortably in place. Made from our signature FXT ballistic nylon® with a ballistic weave-inspired pattern on leather trim and interior lining.

Features and Specifications
Dimensions
H: 11   in
W: 14.5  in
D: 3.75  in
Expanded Depth
5  in
  • Weight
    3.33  lbs
  • Primary Material
    Ballistic Nylon 
    Laptop Dimensions
    H: 10  in
    W: 13 in
    D: 1.5 in
    Fits up to 13" 
Interior Features
  • Padded computer compartment
  • Tumi ID Lock™ zip pocket
  • Padded tablet pocket
  • Open pocket
  • Phone pockets
  • Card pockets
  • Pen loops
  • Key leash
Exterior Features
  • Front U-zip pockets
  • Waterproof pocket
  • Back zip pocket
  • Back open pocket
  • Add-a-Bag sleeve
  • Embossed leather top carry handles
  • Removable/adjustable articulating shoulder strap
  • Zip opening to main compartment
Ratings and Reviews
Overall Rating
Based on  reviews
Small Screen Expandable Laptop Brief in Black

#PerfectingtheJourney

with the  Collection

TUMI Innovation by Design

Add-a-bag System

Quickly and easily add another travel piece or business case using our patented Add-A-Bag hook with secure fastened tab closure that holds in excess of 200 pounds. Also, many Tumi business cases and totes feature a back sleeve that slips over extended luggage handles allowing you to stack and carry heavier bags on your wheeled luggage. Used together, these systems allow travelers to carry 2 or even 3 items at the same time, effortlessly in one hand.
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Omega Closure System®

Tumi's patented closure system significantly reduces the risk of damage to the zipper. The Omega zipper puller is designed to break away from the bag if it becomes caught. The puller, rather than the entire zipper, is then quickly and easily replaced.
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Secure Slide® Shoulder Strap Attachment

Our exclusive, patented shoulder strap attachment design features a cover that slides into place to ensure that the clip stays closed securely. This feature eliminates the risk of bags accidentally falling from the shoulder strap and damaging the case's contents. It can only be opened manually when the hook is placed parallel to the strap attachment.
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FXT Ballistic®

Tumi was the first to bring ballistic nylon to the consumer market over 30 years ago. Now we have perfected it with our exclusive FXT ballistic fabric, which combines a unique weave and a special coating to make it ultra-tough and virtually abrasion proof.
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Tumi Patented Articulating Shoulder Strap

Move with greater ease with this patented design. The metal loop joints that attach the straps to the shoulder pad helps keep the bag from sliding off your shoulder as you move.
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Waterproof Pocket

This specially-designed pocket is ideal for keeping wet and damp items, including umbrellas, water bottles and workout clothes, separate from the other contents of the bag.
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eReader

This item has a pocket or compartment that is designed to hold eReaders including the iPad™, Kindle™ and Nook™.
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ID Lock™

This item offers added security with protection against identity theft. It features an exclusive and patent pending technology that shields your personal information encoded on credit cards, passports and other forms of identification from would-be thieves using invasive communication and electronic data reading devices.
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Tumi Tracer®

The Tumi Tracer® is an exclusive, complimentary program that helps reunite Tumi customers with their lost or stolen items. The core of the program is a unique 20-digit individual product number printed on a special metal plate that is permanently affixed to Tumi products. That number, along with the owner's contact information, is entered into our Tracer database when a bag is registered with us, and used to help aid in the recovery of lost or stolen items that are reported to us.
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REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

by PowerReviews
Small Screen Expandable Laptop Brief
 
4.6

(based on 11 reviews)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Well built / quality (8)
  • Adequate capacity (6)
  • Attractive (6)
  • Well organized inside (6)
  • Lightweight (5)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Daily commuting (7)
  • Travel (7)
  • Staying organized (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Classic dresser (4)
    • Primary use:
    • Business (8)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (10)

Reviewed by 11 customers

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4.0

Review

By Pete

from DENVILLE, NJ

About Me Classic Dresser

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Adequate Capacity
  • Quality Construction
  • Well Organized Inside

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Traveling

    Comments about Small Screen Expandable Laptop Brief:

    No comment

    • Primary use:
    • Business
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    4.0

    Great bag. I'm a big fan of Tumi!

    By None

    from Camarillo, CA

    About Me Casual Dresser

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Adequate Capacity
    • Attractive Design
    • Lightweight
    • Quality Construction
    • Secure Design
    • Well Organized Inside

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Commuting
      • Important Documents
      • Staying Organized
      • Traveling

      Comments about Small Screen Expandable Laptop Brief:

      Not happy with the monogram. Letters were not "pressed" evenly and the last letter is difficult to see.
      Disappointing- especially for the price I paid.
      I would have given it 5 Stars had it not been for this.
      I'd like Tumi to provide a solution.

      • Primary use:
      • Business
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      4.0

      Perfect small size

      By Travel consultant

      from Chicago, IL

      About Me Classic Dresser

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Adequate Capacity
      • Attractive Design
      • Lightweight
      • Quality Construction

      Cons

      • Poor Internal Layout

      Best Uses

      • Daily Commuting
      • Staying Organized
      • Traveling

      Comments about Small Screen Expandable Laptop Brief:

      Everything is good except the front pocket design makes it a little difficult to see inside.

      Realize you are fully dedicating yourself to the 13 inch laptop.

      • Primary use:
      • Business
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      4.0

      Real nice bag. Could be improved.

      By Sales on the Go

      from Arlington, VA

      About Me Classic Dresser

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Attractive Design
      • Lightweight
      • Quality Construction

      Cons

      • Poor Internal Layout

      Best Uses

      • Daily Commuting
      • Traveling

      Comments about Small Screen Expandable Laptop Brief:

      I travel with this bag and use it for daily meetings. I have a MacBook Air and the laptop slot is far too big and bows inward. Other Tumi bags have a more slim pocket for laptops. It's toss-up. There's no perfect small-format Tumi bag on the market right now. And I very much prefer the classic Tumi black ballistic look.

      • Primary use:
      • Business
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      5.0

      Love this Bag

      By Tom from Sweden

      from Stockholm, Sweden

      About Me Trendy/Stylish Dresser

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Adequate Capacity
      • Attractive Design
      • Lightweight
      • Quality Construction
      • Secure Design
      • Well Organized Inside

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Daily Commuting
        • Important Documents
        • Staying Organized
        • Traveling

        Comments about Small Screen Expandable Laptop Brief:

        Love all my Tumi bags, and used to prefer more casual styles like the Alpha Bravo, but decided I needed a more serious businessman's bag. This one fits the bill, and does so wonderfully. It's brilliantly organized, with lots of zippered pockets and compartments in all the right places. It's lightweight yet incredibly tough. It's got a bunch of clever design touches to just make it work in everyday life.

        I haven't tried it on an overnight yet, but for day trips, I love the small size yet ample space. For day to day use, it clings to your body and stays out of the way on busy subways and buses (save the environment, skip the car, eh).

        Things I love: the swiveling shoulder pad, the ID lock pocket, the expandable design, the many many many pockets, the YKK zippers... I could go on. Best bag I've ever had.

        • Primary use:
        • Business
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        5.0

        Tumi Scores Again !!!

        By Dustyfish

        from USA

        About Me Trendy/Stylish Dresser

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Adequate Capacity
        • Attractive Design
        • Lightweight
        • Quality Construction
        • Secure Design
        • Well Organized Inside

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Daily Commuting
          • Staying Organized
          • Traveling

          Comments about Small Screen Expandable Laptop Brief:

          Replaced an older version of this bag, but by far ... this is the perfect Tumi bag for carrying Lenovo Yoga and iPad, along with passport, RFID protected pocket (BTW) and so much more. I depend on a bag to keep things organized, and this one does. It expands (like other one), but has more compartments. Tumi has always been a superior product, but this bag is a classic! And somehow they've made it lighter than its older sister. Please do us all a favor and promote this bag more.

          • Primary use:
          • Business
          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          5.0

          Perfect size for the latest technology

          By Bob

          from San Diego

          About Me Casual Dresser

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Adequate Capacity
          • Attractive Design
          • Improved Lining
          • Perfect size
          • Quality Construction
          • Well Organized Inside

          Cons

          • No Pouch For Small Items

          Best Uses

          • Daily Commuting
          • Staying Organized
          • Take Anywhere Size

          Comments about Small Screen Expandable Laptop Brief:

          Latest addition to my collection of too many bags. Perfect size for a 13-inch MacBook, small camera, Pono music player, adapters and small headphone.

          • Primary use:
          • Business
          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          5.0

          great~!

          By Ellie

          from Korea

          About Me Classic Dresser

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Quality Construction
          • Well Organized Inside

          Cons

          • Heavy

          Best Uses

          • Daily Commuting

          Comments about Small Screen Expandable Laptop Brief:

          It was great for me.

          • Primary use:
          • Business
          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

          (5 of 22 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          I will buy this product again and again.

          By Ellie

          from Korea

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Best Briefcase
          • Best Briefcase For An Int

          Cons

          • Not To Buy On The Web

          Best Uses

          • International travelling
          • Int Travelling Executive

          Comments about Small Screen Expandable Laptop Brief:

          The product is perfect for an International travelling executive. I bought more that 10 of this and similar Tumi products. this time, even though I took the trouble to check on the phone with the company that this product will arrive on time if I buy it on line, it did not!
          That was a problem for me, that I have part of the company in the US and part in the UK. now I am in Europe and this briefcase is in Florida. big disappointment!

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

          (20 of 20 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          less IS more

          By the Professor

          from Boston, MA

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Small
          • Versatile

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Commute To Office
            • One Night Trips

            Comments about Small Screen Expandable Laptop Brief:

            This bag replaces my McNair Slim Brief (#22611) and Flap Zip Cross Body (#22112). The small size just makes more sense these days, when e-readers have made carrying lots of books, papers and files obsolete and when small screen laptops have gotten so much better. I put an iPad and 13" retina macbook pro in mine. There is plenty of room left over for everyday stuff, including my bullet thermos (in the water bottle pocket).

            I admittedly travel light, but I can use this as a one-bag solution for overnight trips (75% of my travel) if I expand it. I can usually fit it under an airplane seat in front of me standing upright, which leaves room for my feet. I really don't like to switch bags when I travel, and I don't like to bring two bags if I can avoid it.

            I prefer this bag to the McNair Slim brief because it has better organization, stands up, and holds more when expanded. I used the Zip Flap Cross Body for a while, but it was just didn't hold enough for me.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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