Best Umbrella Stroller


 

There is more to buying the best umbrella stroller than just the design and price. Factors that play in this critical decision include the number of pockets to carry baby extras in like dippers & sippy cups, portability and manoeuvrability, size of the umbrella canopy and reversibility of the umbrella.
I have compiled a comprehensive review of the best 7 umbrella strollers available at Amazon. I have listed them from bottom to top order according to their user friendliness and overall features. They are all mid-range umbrella strollers, so you can be rest assured the list is dependable, and exhaustively composed. Without much further ado, let’s kick it off with the no. 7.

7. UPPA Baby 2015 G-Lite Stroller

The UPPA baby G-Lite makes it at no.7 in our list of best umbrella strollers. Baby products company UPPA baby debuted this product back in 2015, but it still proves good enough to make it to the list.

 

Material

It is an ultra-light umbrella stroller with a soft meshed backrest for the baby to lean on and a padded bottom rest. The meshed design offers a comfortable feel, by improving breathability especially during hot summer strolls. The bottom rest padding is soft enough to ensure your little bundle of joy doesn’t feel uncomfortable during prolonged use. It supports babies up to 55 pounds.

Umbrella & Design

The umbrella canopy height is adjustable, which lets you lower or lift it higher depending on the sun’s brightness. From the canopy drops an extendable shade that gives you the freedom to manage the shade length of the umbrella.

Weight, Portability & Safety

Needless to say, its lightness; about 10.7 pounds, owes to its meshed backrest and light metal framework. It is ultra-portable as it can be folded and carried on one shoulder. It features comfortable safety straps that hold your baby comfortably from the backrest and bottom rest.

Miscellaneous

It features a meshed bag area at the bottom to carry baby extras.
However, the umbrella stroller does not recline, but that isn’t a huge issue as its meshed backrest offers a similar feel.
Available in Red, Blue and Pink.

Cons

The stroller lacks a peek-a-boo window on the canopy, so you have to walk to the front to view the baby.
The umbrella isn’t reversible, meaning you might be inconvenienced when the sun changes directions.
Lacks a baby tray.
The UPPA baby G-Lite goes for $159.99, free shipping included.

 

 

6. Summer Infant 3Dlite Convenience Stroller

At no. six in our list of best umbrella strollers is this baby stroller designed by baby product company Summer Infant.

Material

The bottom and back rest is made of soft padded material to offer comfort. It is designed to hold babies of up to 50 pounds. The stroller has a stylish frame made of aluminium. The frame is padded on the side to protect your baby from knocking in case of a rough ride.

Umbrella & Design

It features a removable and adjustable canopy that has a flip out sun visor to protect your loved one when the sunshine is too strong.
The stroller has a four-position recline feature that helps the baby lean back at four different angles, controlled by its five-point safety harness.

Weight, Portability & Safety

The 3D Lite weighs about 13 pounds and it’s foldable to carry on the go. It also features comfortable padded seat straps with an auto lock. The rear wheels have a safety lock to prevent it from moving unpiloted.

Miscellaneous

Large rear pocket and bottom meshed bag to hold baby extras like dippers.
Parent and child Sippy cup pockets on the side.
Spacious baby carrier area.
Available in Grey, Red and Black.

Cons

The 3D Lite lacks a reversible canopy feature.
Lacks a peek-a-boo window on the canopy.
Lacks a baby tray.

The stroller goes for $62.67 with free shipping included.

 

 

5. Graco Breaze Click Connect Stroller

 

At no.5, in our list of seven best umbrella strollers is the Graco Breaze, by baby product company Graco.

Material

The baby carry area is padded with soft foam and covered by smooth fabric both on the back and bottom rests to offer comfort to the baby. Its frame is, made from aluminium giving it a premium and robust feel.

Umbrella & Design

It features a large enough UV light protection canopy with a pop-out visor. On comfort, the Graco features 3 and 5-point convertible harness to offer the best rest angle for your child as he or she grows with time. It supports babies of up to 51 pounds.

Weight, Portability & Safety

Weighing at 17.8 pounds, the Graco is a tad heavier than the rest. It however is still portable as it comes with a one-hand fold feature for moms on the go. Safety-wise, it has padded straps that are also compatible with all infant car seats with Graco Click feature. Its front wheels have a safety lock to prevent unpiloted movement.

Miscellaneous

The Graco has a spacious storage basket at the bottom rear to hold baby extras such as dippers.
It has a parent cup/bottle holder at the handles.
Great suspension on the wheels to offer smooth rides.
Available in Black.

Cons

It is not a reversible umbrella stroller.
Lacks a baby tray.
Lacks adjustable canopy feature with a peek-a-boo window.

The Graco goes for $119.99 with free shipping.

 

 

4. Summer Infant 3D-One Convenience Stroller

Also from baby product company Summer Infant, the 3D one stands at no. 4 in our list of best umbrella strollers.

Material

Made from soft fabric all around the stroller offers comfort and does not compromise on user friendliness as the handles are also soft padded to protect your hands from bruises. The aluminium frame offers a robust long lasting feel to the stroller. Holds babies of up to 52 pounds.

Umbrella & Design

The 3D one features an oversized canopy, big enough to offer sufficient shade from the sun. It is one-hand adjustable with a zip pit extension feature to allow you more control over the canopy shade. The canopy features a peek-a-boo window that allows you to view your baby as you walk the stroller, a feature that was missing in the first two strollers.
It also features a three-position recline feature supported by its five-point safety harness, to provide different comfort angles to your child.

Weight, Portability & Safety

The 3D one weighs 16 pounds, a bit lighter than the Graco. It offers portability with its one hand standing strap to carry. Safety-wise, it features padded baby straps with pop-buckle for easy retrieval. The rear wheels have a safety lock to prevent unpiloted movement.

Miscellaneous

Child and Parent cup holders on the side.
Spacious rear storage to store baby extras.
Smooth gliding wheels.
Foam padded handles with heat resistant feature.
Available in Grey and Black.

Cons

Lack of reversible canopy feature.
Lacks a baby tray.
The 3D one goes for $100.65 including free shipping.

 

 

3. JOOVY New Groove Ultralight Umbrella Stroller, Turquoise

Baby Product Company’s Joovy makes its stand at no. 3 in our list of seven best umbrella strollers. Here’s why.

Material

It’s made of comfortable premium brushed soft padding underneath smooth cotton fabric. It is comfortable enough for your baby even under high temperatures. The handles are padded with the same material, excluding the cotton exterior. Light aluminium structure supports the Turquoise to give a robust feel.

Umbrella & Design

The umbrella offers a large enough UPF water resistant canopy with a peek-a-boo window to view your baby from as you stroll. The seater is deep enough to hold new born babies comfortably and also offers a recline feature to enable your child to sleep in an almost flat angle, just like a bed. It can hold babies as heavy as 55 pounds.

Weight, Portability & Safety

The Turquoise weighs only 14 pounds making it ultra-portable with a stand auto-fold shoulder carry strap. Safety-wise, the padded seat straps are customizable to hold the baby even in the flat-sleep angle. The wheels have an anti-lock feature.

Miscellaneous

Two parent cup holders on the handles.
Spacious rear pocket to hold baby extras.
Multiple zipper pockets to hold parent’s phone/keys and child’s toys.
In seat meshed pockets to hold baby snacks and sippy-cup.

Cons

Lacks reversible canopy feature.
Lacks baby tray.

The Turquoise goes for $119.45 with free shipping.

 

 

2. Kolcraft Cloud Plus

 

The cloud plus by baby company Kolcraft is our 1st runners up in our list of best umbrella strollers.

Material

Its comfy padded polyester fabric held by lightweight aluminium frame make up this beauty. Its wheels are also made of light aluminium. The handles are padded with anti-sweat material to offer a comfortable grip. Supports babies up to 50 pounds.

Umbrella & Design

The canopy is completely extendable with three-tier feature. It also has a peek-a-boo window at the top with sun-shade protection. The Cloud Plus comes with both a baby tray at the front and a parent tray at the rear with two cup holders each.

Weight, Portability & Safety

Weighing at only 11.8 pounds, it is ultra-portable. Its wheels have a safety to prevent unpiloted movement. Its padded straps provide safety to your baby.

Miscellaneous

Multiple zipped compartments.
Spacious Rear pocket to carry baby extras.
Awesome baby and parent trays with drink holders.
Available in red.

Cons

It is not a reversible umbrella stroller.

This beauty goes for $70.71 with free shipping.

 

1. 3D Flip Convenience Stroller, Double Take.

Summer Infant baby product company carry the day to top our list of best umbrella strollers.

Material

Its aluminium frame supports its soft fabric interior that cushions your baby during the strolls. Its handles are padded with a plastic anti sweat material to give you a comfortable feel.

Umbrella & Design

The 3D Flip is a reversible umbrella stroller that lets your baby face you when you stroll or face the world. Peek-a-boo widow on extendable canopy. It offers a spacious seat area with five-point safety harness that supports six-position recline; three for forward facing and three for backward facing position. A unique feature that the 3D Flip has is an infant head support.

Weight, Portability & Safety

Weighing at 17.6 pounds, it is a bit heavier than the rest, but with its extra features, it is expected. It has standard safety features like wheel locks and seat straps.

Miscellaneous

Unique reversible seat design.
Spacious multiple pockets.

Cons

Lacks a baby and parent tray.

The 3D Flip goes for $92.88 with free shipping.

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