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Sunyear Compact
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Awards Best Buy Award Editors' Choice Award Top Pick Award  Top Pick Award 
Price $38.99 at Amazon$84.22 at Amazon$119.95 at REI
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Pros Inexpensive, comfortable, easy to set upDeep comfortable seat, lightweight, surprisingly stableExtremely lightweight, comfortable positioningComfortable, spacious feel, stable on soft groundComfortable, spacious, tall back, accessible height
Cons Rough fabric, not one of the lighter modelsTakes longer to set upPricey, smallHeavy, non-intuitive set-upExpensive, heavy, bulky, takes more time to set up
Bottom Line This easy to setup chair ranks above average in comfort and is a fraction of the price of most similar modelsThis chair blends weight, comfort, and stability seamlessly for a great priceThe lightweight design of this chair is coupled with a high level of comfort but also a rather high priceSturdy and comfortable, this is a great all-around camp chairThis heavy chair is very comfortable and plenty spacious but also heavy for the category
Rating Categories Sunyear Compact Big Agnes Skyline UL Helinox Chair Zero TravelChair Joey Big Agnes Big Six
Comfort (35%)
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9
7
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9
Size & Weight (30%)
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Stability (20%)
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Ease Of Use (15%)
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Specs Sunyear Compact Big Agnes Skyline UL Helinox Chair Zero TravelChair Joey Big Agnes Big Six
Main Material Nylon with aluminum frame Nylon with aluminum frame Polyester with aluminum frame Nylon with aluminum frame Polyester with aluminum frame
Measured Weight 35 oz 29 oz 18 oz 37 oz 51 oz
Legs? Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Packed Size 4.5 x 5.5 x 14 in 3.5 x 4 x 17 in 4 x 4 x 13.5 in 4 x 5 x 14.5 in 5.5 x 5.5 x 21.5 in
Seat Height (butt to ground) 9 in 9.5 in 7 in 10.5 in 12 in
Seat Width (at edge) 18.5 in 18.5 in 18 in 19 in 21 in
Base Size (width x depth) 13.5 x 12 in 15.5 x 13.5 in 13.5 x 10 in 14 x 15 in 18 x 16 in
Features Mesh back, pocket, hubbed pole design Color-coded frame, hub-less pole design Slits for breathability, small hubbed pole design Mesh, ski pole snow basket style feet, hubbed pole design Color-coded frame, hub-less pole design, head rest
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