Updated 23 Mar 2018

Basics

4 Wheel Hard Suitcase 50cm

Snapshot: The Basics 4 Wheel Hard Suitcase 50cm has 4 swivel wheels. But how does it perform?

4 Wheel Hard Suitcase 50cm
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$49

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Test results

Overall score
79
Lift and drop
?/10
Puncture
?/10
Rain
?/10
Ease of use
?/10
Move and carry
?/10

Good points

  • Excellent performance in the lift and drop test.
  • Excellent puncture resistance.
  • OK rain resistance.
  • Very easy to move and carry.
  • Very comfortable extendable handle.
  • Has a side handle.

But

  • Somewhat heavy.
  • Doesn't meet Air New Zealand or Jetstar carry-on baggage size.
  • No side handle.
  • No internal or external pockets.

How we test

Overall score includes:

Lift and drop (30%)
Puncture (15%)
Rain (15%)
Ease of use (40%)

Key data

Model

Avg price
$49
Type
Hard-shell

More test results

Handle comfort
8.0
Weight
4.0

Specifications

Dimensions HxWxD (cm)
58 x 37 x 24
Size
119cm
Meets carry-on criteria
None
Expandable
×
Weight (kg)
2.8
Stability (degrees)
10-15
Number of wheels
4

Features

Extendable handle length (cm)
48
Extendable handle positions
2
Backpack straps
×
Top handles
Side handles
External pockets
none
Internal pockets
none
Internal divider
Zip padlock hole
TSA lock
×