Product Comparison: Tenba DNA 11 vs Tenba DNA 13

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General Specifications
DNA 11
DNA 13
About the Product
The Messenger DNA is the first major addition to the iconic Tenba Messenger collection in over seven years. It was designed to provide the kind of year-round, all-weather, rugged performance demanded by New York City bike messengers, but with an interior that's tuned to protect delicate cameras, lenses and computer gear.
The DNA 13 from Tenba is a versatile messenger bag that can hold a mirrorless camera with 4-5 lenses. or a DSLR with 2-3 lenses. The camera and lenses fit inside a removable padded insert in the main compartment, and a tablet and laptop up to 13" store inside padded pockets on the bag's interior.
Key Specs
Compartment Types
Camera compartment, Front storage panel, Memory Card Pockets, Accessories compartment, Personal items compartments, Laptop compartment, Batteries compartment
Camera compartment, Front storage panel, Memory Card Pockets, Accessories compartment, Personal items compartments, Laptop compartment, Batteries compartment
Satchel Bag
Satchel Bag
Exterior Material
Helix / Polyester
Helix / Polyester
Interior Material
Nylon / Tricot
Nylon / Tricot
Number Of Compartments
What customers say about "Key Specs"
Tenba DNA 11 Messenger Bag for Camera
  • This is a good bag. It's well made and will hold quite a lot of equipment.
  • Quality materials used throughout, the bottom of the bag is made of a very durable material.
  • Bag construction seems to be very high quality.
  • Lots of pockets for the charger, lens cleaning etc.
  • There's plenty of room inside it, with flexible dividers, and separate compartment for laptop.
Tenba DNA 13 Messenger Bag for Camera
  • Lots of pockets help you stay organized.
  • Has compartments specifically for pens and notebooks.
  • The look of the bag is decent and stylish. Great material.
  • Materials are excellent, it is very comfortable even with a lot of weight.
  • The pockets are great and it holds a lot of my items I brought along with me.
Size & Weight
9.5 in.
10.5 in.
13 in.
14.5 in.
7.5 in.
7.5 in.
2.4 lbs.
2.8 lbs.
What customers say about "Size & Weight"
Tenba DNA 11 Messenger Bag for Camera
  • The size is about right, the construction and quality is first class.
  • It feels sturdy and is very light.
  • I'm really pleased with this bag. Great size.
  • Very compact camera bag.
  • The bag is well made with nice quality materials. Amazing weight.
Tenba DNA 13 Messenger Bag for Camera
  • Really compact and has oodles of pockets.
  • It’s big enough to hold a decent size body and several lenses.
  • Good for travel. It strikes a good balance between exterior size and carrying capacity.
  • The bag is the perfect size for what I need.
  • It is very durable, and large.
Lock Features
Whisper Hook
Whisper Hook
Internal Padding
Fully Padded
Fully Padded
YKK locking zippers
YKK locking zippers
What customers say about "Protection"
Tenba DNA 11 Messenger Bag for Camera
  • High quality internal and external zips give me good confidence whenever I use them.
  • Rain cover easy to use and also of suitably good quality.
  • It's quite comfortable to carry and has good protection.
  • It's very good and strong for travel.
  • The case is well constructed with enough room and enough padded for protection.
Tenba DNA 13 Messenger Bag for Camera
  • Has some weatherproofing, and comes with a rain cover.
  • The fabric holds up in rain and all the zippered compartments are sealed.
  • The material appears solid, and all zippers, locks, and the shoulder strap are well made.
  • The strap is sturdy and comfortable.
  • The fabric is durable and stylish. Has great protection.
Padded Straps
Removable Inserts
Water Bottle Holder
Up to 11" Laptop, All Weather Cover, Multi-access quick-action
Accommodates 13" Laptop, All Weather Cover, Multi-access quick-action
What customers say about "Features"
Tenba DNA 11 Messenger Bag for Camera
  • Shoulder strap is made of good quality material.
  • Inside padding is very soft and the dividers can be arranged to whatever configuration you would like.
  • The top access zip is great - really easy to get the camera in and out quickly.
  • The bag and hanging position are comfortable.
  • The bag is very well made with a great deal of attention to detail.
Tenba DNA 13 Messenger Bag for Camera
  • Everything about this bag is quality from zips to silent Velcro and the removable protective insert.
  • The padded strap is fantastic, making it really comfortable to carry when loaded.
  • The top zip is the best part about this bag.
  • The shoulder strap is comfortable and easy to wear.
  • All the YKK zippers are fantastic, especially the top one for easy access to my gear.
Warranty / Certifications
Other Information
86.97 $

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