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Small footprint and several mounting options, Great looks, Smooth 1080p video playback, Affordable, Quiet, Convenient OS recovery should disaster strike
Good multimedia performance, Small and compact, Integrated WiFi, HDMI output.
One of the smallest full-featured PCs. Fits behind HDTV or monitor with included bracket. Quiet. Huge 500GB hard drive. Supports full 1080p HD. Lenovo Rescue system. Limited bloatware.
Categoryleading storage capacity, Builtin WirelessN connectivity.
Extremely small footprint; low power usage.
Acceptable performance in a bareminimum chassis. Surprisingly stable in operation.
Poor multitasking and encoding performance, Lacks good backlit remote, No TV tuner
No optical drive, Hard to upgrade after purchase, Not suitable for intensive tasks, Display and keyboard not included
Slow performance at content creation tasks. No optical drive. Only 60-day subscription to McAfee Virus Scan. Wireless keyboard and pointing device is optional.
Lessthanimpressive general performance, Lacks diversity (and number) of connections
No parts access; no upgradability.
Doesn’t sit upright without stand (included). Not quite enough graphics oomph for a multimedia system. No optical drive, somewhat glaring for an entertainment PC. Included keyboard feels cheap. An SD slot would have been a nice addition.
By Digital Trends on January 04, 2011
Lenovo’s IdeaCentre Q150 works better as a media player than a full-on HTPC, but its reasonable price and put-it-anywhere form factor make it a good candidate for situations where a full-size, full-power PC is impractical or unnecessary....
By ConsumerSearch on November 01, 2010
Reviewers say the Lenovo IdeaCentre Q150-40816AU is a top pick among nettops, which are small, inexpensive computers designed for basic tasks. It's not the cheapest nettop, but the IdeaCentre Q150-40816AU has good performance for its size and is an...
By PC Mag on October 19, 2010
The Lenovo IdeaCentre Q150 is designed to be dropped on a desk or bolted behind an HDTV. It's one of the best web video/photo/music media consumption devices out there, once you've hooked up to a big screen. Buy it nowBuy it now Get 15% saving...
By PCWorld on September 27, 2010
A small frame and low price tag aren't quite enough to help Lenovo's IdeaCentre Q150 pull away from the compact-PC pack. Shop for the IdeaCentre Q150 MerchantPriceMerchant Rating $359.19 Learn More » 5 Reviews » $349.99 Learn More...
By Government Computer News on September 15, 2010
S We ran the PassMark Performance Test Version 7 benchmark suite to gauge the IdeaCentre’s performance in several areas. It achieved an overall score of 374.5, which makes it a bit more powerful than a netbook or other ultra-portable laptops but...
By Hardware Central on August 26, 2010
Desktop PC Review: Lenovo IdeaCentre Q150 Filling the Nettop NicheAugust 26, 2010By Daniel DernFor a home user looking for a special-purpose desktop PC, Lenovo's IdeaCentre Q150 takes the lessons of netbooks -- small, not a lot of CPU power, quiet...
By Wired on August 04, 2010
Some people wear their technology on their sleeve, modding their desktops with Giger motifs (or worse) that are designed to stand out.Others want technology to disappear into the ether, to be invisible.Such is the promise of Lenovo’s IdeaCentre...
By SlashGear on July 28, 2010
While ultra-compact nettops have been around for some time now, they’re still yet to revolutionize the HTPC market as we were initially promised. Hoping to change all that is Lenovo with their new IdeaCentre Q150, packing NVIDIA’s Ion 2 GPU...
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