The future of travel is here with Raden luggage. Available in both a carry-on size and a larger size to check in, both models share the same features. The Raden suitcase has two USB ports, and can be used as a charger for your iPhone, iPad, or any other devices using a USB cord. This luggage has an integrated scale so you can weigh it before you leave the house and there won’t be any unpleasant surprises when you get to the airport. It contains a tracker, so you’ll be able to know where in the world your suitcase is at any given time.
- Features four silent spinner wheels, flush waterproof zipper, and an integrated TSA lock -7800mAh integrated portable power bank with two external USB ports to charge devices on the go
- Weight-sensing handle allows you to weigh bag just by lifting it
- Integrate with Raden app to track bag using Bluetooth Low Energy technology
Pair the Raden Luggage with the Raden app
Raden offers two different suitcase models, the A22 Carry and the A28 Check. Weighing in at just 8.4 pounds, the A22 Carry measures 22 inches by 14 inches by 9 inches, which meets the carry-on requirements for most airlines. The A28 Check model weighs 13 pounds and measures 28 inches by 21 inches by 13 inches. Both models are available in seven different colors and two different finishes, glossy or matte. I tested Raden’s A22 Carry in the color Light Purple with the glossy finish.
Each Raden suitcase contains a 7,800mAh battery which gives up to four full smartphone charges. There are two USB ports, so you can charge two devices simultaneously.
Each Raden suitcase contains a 7,800mAh battery
Raden offers a free accompanying app that you’ll want to download and pair to your suitcase in order to be able to use all of its features. You set up a Raden account within the app and allow it track your location. Then you’ll get information about the closest airports, weather, and how to get there. You an also input information about your upcoming trips and what airline you’re flying, and the app will let you know your luggage weight requirements for that airline.
The Raden Luggage is incredibly durable
You can weigh your Raden luggage using nothing more than the suitcase, your hand, and the app. You’ll need to calibrate your suitcase, then you can weigh it by holding it off the ground for a few seconds. The app walks you through exactly how to do this.
The suitcase automatically tracks its own location using Bluetooth Low Energy, which has a range of 100 feet. By checking the app, you can see if your suitcase is within reach, within range, or out of range. If your suitcase is out of range, then Raden’s Crowd GPS will use any nearby user’s smartphone to send time-stamped coordinates to Raden’s server. This is assuming, of course, that there are other Raden users in proximity to your suitcase.
Additionally, the suitcase has a TSA combination lock and comes with a USB cord, protective cover/laundry bag, eye mask, and earplugs. Note that the other end of the USB cable is a micro-USB plug, which you’ll need in order to charge up the suitcase itself. You can also use the same cord to charge any mUSB devices you may own, but for Apple products, you’ll need to use your own lightning-to-USB cord.
- High quality, attractive suitcase
- Charges up to two devices at once with 7800mAh battery
- Contains location technology
- Integrated scale
- Great colors and style
- Thoughtful attention to detail
- It’s expensive
- There are only two models; possible downside for someone wanting a full set of matching luggage
Available colors for the Raden Luggage in both sizes
This luggage is fantastic if you’re willing to spend the money for the technology. Considering that you can track it and weigh it with the accompanying app, and it charges your devices on the go, you may find it worthwhile. It has a luxurious look and feel that you would expect from high-end luggage.
Raden offers two suitcases, the A22 Carry for $295 and the A28 Check for $395. Both models come in Black, White, Hunter, Navy, Light Blue, Light Purple, Light Pink in a glossy or matte finish.
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