The Coleman Mantis Space-Saving Full-Size Low-Profile Chair is collapsible, compact and easy to use, and with a carry bag included.
Key features & benefits
- Collapsible camping chair.
- Easy to use.
- Integrated cup holders.
- Carry bag included.
- Part of Mantis collection.
What this is about
Here you have a product from Coleman’s Mantis series that includes 5 of them. There are two chairs, two tables, and one Mantis Cot. They all share some common features.
So this is a collapsible chair that has only two separate elements, a frame and a seat fabric, plus a carry bag that is included. They all are shown in the picture below.
The frame is with what they call the SpyderHub technology. It features spring-loaded hubs that rotate, and all the tubes are shock-corded to it.
See how the shock-corded tubes are connected:
Materials & unique features
The mentioned 2-hub system is unique itself. But it also includes details that are available only in this Mantis series.
So you have two cup holders integrated in each of the hubs. They include an upper ring and a lower ring. When not in use, you simply close them.
See one of them in the picture below. The same holders you have in their Mantis Table.
The frame is a painted steel, and this yellow color is common for all the elements in the Mantis collection. The feet are with plastic caps.
The fabric appears to be polyester with breathable mesh side panels for airflow and extra comfort.
The included carry bag is double-zip and with hook-and-loop closure.
Please see a bit more in this short video:
Who is it for
Regarding the capacity, the chair is officially for users of up to 250 lb (113 kg). This should work well with most of potential users, but if you need more please check my list of camping chairs for heavy people.
Regarding the dimensions, as its name suggests, it is low-profile but the seat is still not very low, you have 15.5 inches (39 cm) from the ground. See how it looks in the camp:
Regarding the weight, in view of its 5.5 lb (2.5 kg) the chair can be described as light. But this is for camping and not to carry on the trail. If this is what you need, please check my separate list.
It is quite compact when packed, see the numbers below, so you can transport it even on a bicycle.
Regarding the price, I think it is reasonable for such a unique chair, but check the sellers from the links below and compare.
- Weight: 5.5 lb (2.5 kg).
- Capacity: 250 lb (113 kg).
- Dimensions: 26.3 x 26 x 20 in (67 x 66 x 51 cm)
- Folded dimensions: 19 x 5 x 5 in (48 x 13 x 13 cm).
- Seat height: 15.5 in (39 cm).
- Seat width: 18.5 in (47 cm).
- Frame: steel.
Rating, pros & cons
Below you can see how this chair stands against my rating criteria. You can rate it from your side as well.
Easy to use and unique design
Product Name: Coleman Mantis Space-Saving Full-Size Low-Profile Chair
Product Description: The Coleman Mantis Space-Saving Full-Size Low-Profile Chair Is Collapsible, Compact, Easy to Use, with Some Unique Features, and with a Carry Bag Included.
Weight - 8/10
Dimensions - 7.3/10
Packed size - 8/10
Capacity - 7/10
Comfort - 8.6/10
Craftsmanship - 9.5/10
The chair stands well against my rating criteria so the overall rating is Good.
- Easy to use.
- Unique details.
- Carry bag.
- Modest capacity.
User Review( vote)
So this Coleman Mantis Space-Saving Full-Size Low-Profile Chair looks cool, and it has some features that are unique to this Mantis series.
It is a part of a collection of 5 items so you can have them all built in the same style. This can be convenient to have, and you also have such a globally known brand behind it. I have included it in my lists of Coleman camping chairs and collapsible camping chairs.
Best places to buy:
For more options, please check under the category Camping Chairs, you will find them many here in the site, and in all sizes and shapes.
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